Cycling Turoa Ohakune

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Turoa - Ohakune

Basic data & ranking

Average grade: 6.2 %

Length: 15.84 km

Height start: 619 m

Height top: 1613 m

Ascent: 994 m

Turoa rankings

Difficulty ranking world: 1601 (all)
Ranking New Zealand: 2 (all)
Difficulty score: 96.74 what?

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(5) Traffic

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The Turoa is situated in Manawatu-Wanganui and belongs to the Mt Ruapehu, Mt Ruapehu . Starting from Ohakune, the Turoa ascent is 15.84 km long. Over this distance, you climb 994 heightmeters. The average percentage thus is 6.2 %.

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Story by Dave Slomp from Hamilton, New Zealand, submitted on 08/04/2015
The numbers don''t tell the full story... Very easy for the first 10 km but over half the altitude gain is in the last 5 km. Some parts of this go well over 20% gradient for short stretches. Treat with respect!
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