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Tapawera Taster, Tasman

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Tapawera TasterBeginner

Submitted by Saskia Wohlgemuth

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6.30km

275m

275m

 

Tasman and Nelson

Tapawera

Front country - easily accessible

Combo

Undulating, small hills only

Native bush

Beginner

1:20 (Slow)
1:00 (Moderate)
00:40 (Fast)

-15.0%

+16.6%

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Description

A great loop + out & back combo if you find yourself in Tapawera with some time to spare time - for example after riding the Great Taste Trail. The track is marked with DOC markers all the way. It starts off Rata Ave and after going through a couple of gates you can decide to head up the hill clockwise or anticlockwise. Halfway through there is the option to add on the out & back climb to a lookout point which gives nice views over Tapawera and further to Kahurangi National Park. Retrace your steps down the hill and join the loop in the opposite direction you came up.


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Make Up of Run

Moderate Single Track: 70%

Easy Single Track: 30%


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  • Access

    From the Tapawera town centre make your way to Rata Ave and follow the DOC signs to the start of the Shedwood Bush Track.

    1 km

    1 minutes

    No

    No

  • Staying Safe

    Easy.

    Generally good.

    Short-sleeved thermal top, Windproof jacket, Whistle, Cellphone.

    No water on route.

    Can be muddy and slippery after rain.

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