Discover the Rimutaka Ranges' rich rail history and natural beauty.  An easy trail suitable for riders of all levels.

 

DISTANCE FROM MAYMORN TO:

Kaitoke  8km
Summit  17km
Cross Creek  25km

TRAIL SPECIFICATIONS

Click Here for detailed tech specs of The Rimutaka Cycle Trail. Summary below.

Composition  hard packed gravel 85%, dirt track 12%, sealed road 3%
Highest Point 359m
Lowest Point 20m
Net Gain -48m

EQUIPMENT RECOMMENDATIONS

Bike basic mountain bikes or hybrid bikes with front suspension are fine - nothing fancy required. Always take a spare tube and pump.
Tyres > 1.75" wide, mid-high pressure
Clothing dress to the conditions (usually shorts and tshirt with a jersey in reserve), and always take a light jacket. Closed shoes recommended.
Other always carry a first aid kit with you, and enough warm clothing and food to stay warm until help arrives in case of emergency.

AMENITIES / SERVICES

Cellphones - intermittent,  ensure you've communicated your plans before you leave
Toilets at Kaitoke and Summit
Food none from Maymorn,  take your own snacks
Water taps at Rimutaka Summit and Cross Creek

ACTIVITIES IN THE AREA

Devonshire Tea at Maymorn
LOTR Sites at Kaitoke

ACCOMMODATION NEARBY

Lake Meadows B&B