Molesworth Route (Awatere Valley Road and Tophouse Road)

Route Overview

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Access Information

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Updates

RMOTO
Update by RMOTO (29/1/2015)
Due to extreme fire danger, the Acheron Road through Molesworth Station will be closed to vehicles from 7 pm Wednesday 4 February 2015. DOC, which manages Molesworth, will be monitoring the fire risk in the station. If it reduces sufficiently the road may re-open...
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TransalperNZ
Update by TransalperNZ (14/10/2014)
According to the Department of Conservation website the Molesworth open access period has changed for 2014. To quote them.... The open access period is from 7 am Saturday of Labour Weekend (fourth weekend in October) to 7 pm Easter Monday or the second Sunday in...
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Reviews

Puka
Review by Puka (29/11/2015)
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Yeah ha! Stuff off my dreams. Fantastic riding, scenery, remote, beautiful campsites.
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Balruddery
Review by Balruddery (30/12/2014)
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This was a ride I had been looking forward to for a long time. The scenery and road do not dissapoint. Great information boards along way so you get a history lesson as well. Will do again with pillion in the future as is a well maintained road when we went through.
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Photos

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Photoset by RMOTO (4/8/2014)
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Stefan
Photoset by Stefan (12/8/2014)
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