Best time to ride the trail:

The best time of the year to ride the Mountains to Sea Cycle Trail is spring, summer and autumn however trails are available all year.  Snow is not uncommon in winter and during the height of summer temperatures in the river valleys can exceed 30 degrees celsius. 

Always check the long range weather forecast before you head out on the trail.  Check out Metservice for up to date weather conditions.


Visit Ruapehu or Department of Conservation publish weekly track updates.