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 %.
Stories, information and comments from Turoa climbers
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!