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Slot Canyon Exploration

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Bike 14km, Hike 1km

300M

2

3

4-6hrs

Cost:  $

400 (1-5 riders)

The adventure starts with an easy double track ride for 5 km. At the trail head you start climbing uptake single, with some extra effort of pushing the bike up the steep section you are reward with sections of rooty single track above the creek bed below and views of Mount Glasgow to the south as well as a fun down hill return trip after the canyon hike. Options also just to stash the bikes and hike on foot to the canyon. The slot canyon will surprise you with it’s unique polished sandstone walls as you enter it. Each corner you round reveals the power of the water that has flowed through this canyon and the passing of time that it would have taken to form this slot canyon. At the far end of the canyon it opens to a wide dry creek bed and views of Nahahi Ridge to the east. The return trip is on the east side of the slot canyon where you get views from the edge that really show it’s unique shape and depth. On the bikes for the return down the single track and stopping to explore another hidden water fall and then a stop at the river to enjoy the clear cool water and more views or Mount Glasgow and Nahahi Creek.

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