Rimutaka Hill Pylon Access Track

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Forums Forums Tracks & GPS North Island tracks map Rimutaka Hill Pylon Access Track

This topic contains 3 replies, has 4 voices, and was last updated by  billingtond 10 months, 2 weeks ago.

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    • Location: Hamilton
    • Bike: Suzuki DR650 ADV
    • Rank: 1200cc Rider

    The Rimutaka Hill Pylon Access Track is exactly that a track to allow maintenance crews access to the power pylons that run along the top of the Rimutaka range. The track is accessed from a small layby next the bridge at the bottom of the Rimutaka Hill Road just before Featherston.
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    • Location: Palmerston North
    • Bike: BMW F800GS
    • Rank: 125cc Rider

    Track in pretty good condition, a little overgrown near the start but nothing to hinder progress. I concur with the rock comments as there are some good size rocks to avoid.


    Digby Wilkinson
    • Location: Wellington
    • Bike: BMW R1200GS
    • Rank: 50cc Rider

    Took the 1200 up the track on Saturday.It was a dry and fairly straightforward ride. There are some rocky sections, but nothing scary. The track gets a little slippery toward the end. The only bit that caused any hassle was the small stream/culvert crossing at the bottom on the way out. The rocks are very slippery at the moment and you need a bit of muscle power to get up the small incline on the journey out of the stream (especially on the 1200). It was a fun conclusion to a day of riding.


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    • Rank: 400cc Rider

    if u planning an more rides over the hill let me know cheers

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