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Heaphy Track MTB season is OPEN!

Tags Heaphy Track mountain biking Heaphy ride Golden Bay Posted on 08/05/2013 by John

The Heaphy track is open once again for a winter of mountain biking and being the third year of the three year trial - it will be up to the powers that be to decide the future of mountain biking on this classic track.

So on the 2nd of May I headed out to ride the track and check out all the summer track upgrades and believe me its all good!  Last year's new hut at Perry Saddle is all complete and a great stop off point for your first night on the track, its warm, bright and comfortable. DoC Golden Bay have upgraded the track between Saxon and MacKay huts, and DoC West Coast have airlifted masses of gravel onto the Mackay tops and the tracks are amazing!  There is still a lot to do, but its heading the right way to be an awesome all weather track!

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