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: 1697 (all)
Ranking New Zealand: 2 (all)
Difficulty score: 96.74 what?

Turoa ratings

(3) Overall

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(5) Traffic

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(5) Surroundings

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The Turoa is situated in Manawatu-Wanganui. This climb 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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