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Te Maire Track, Manawatu - Wanganui

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Te Maire TrackBeginner

Submitted by Mike Tennent

Info Info

Trail Information

4.00km

220m

220m

 

Manawatu - Wanganui

Taumarunui

Front country - easily accessible

Loop

Very hilly

Native bush
Riverside

Beginner

0:50 (Slow)
0:35 (Moderate)
0:20 (Fast)

-13.9%

+13.1%

There used to be a swingbridge a couple of hundred metres in that has now been removed. At the moment they are still finishing the replacement that will be steps down and a stream crossing over a small stream with plenty of stepping stones.

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Description

Very straightforward route... not really anywhere you can go wrong on this extremely well formed trail. When you come to the intersection go left for a steeper climb and a longer downhill that you can let loose on. If you want to run up the hill then go right and slog up followed by the steeper downhill. There are plenty of steps, but especially on the way down there are usually alternates next to the steps to keep it free flowing. For a short run it has a good solid amount of vert and a great downhill. 


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Features of interest

Some lovely native bush and very old established trees,


Make Up of Run

Untracked / Route only: 0%

Technical Single Track: 0%

Moderate Single Track: 10%

Easy Single Track: 90%

Farm Road / 4WD Track: 0%

Gravel Road: 0%

Sealed Road: 0%


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  • Access

    Head out from Taumarunui on the Forgotten World Highway (SH43) for 12km, turn left over the one lane bridge into Paparoa Road and then almost immediately into Te Maire Valley Rd. The carpark is clearly signposted on the left.

    Parking for 3 to 4 vehicles in the carpark, quiet road though, so parking on the verge of the road would be safe.

    14 km

    15 minutes

    No

    No

  • Staying Safe

    Easy.

    Non-existent.

    Seam-sealed waterproof jacket, Gloves, Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Cellphone, Map.

    Take your own if required

    Overall a very well formed track that should be runnable year round. The only question would be the stream if there has been heavy rain.

    Only the stream after heavy rain.

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