Toko & Districts Lions Club Chateau to Plateau

Event CategoryEvent Type
Road - Social Touring


When: Sunday, 31st January 2010
Where: Chateau Tongariro Mt Ruapehu
District: Ruapehu
Classes: - This ride is for all road bikes
Terrain: The Ride Departs from The Chateau Tongariro for Taumarunui where it takes the Forgotten World Highway to Mt Taranaki / Egmont via Whangmomona and Stratford. Following the rides terminal point at the Stratford Plateau half way up the mountain the day ends at the TET Sports Centre at Straford for prize giving and refreshments. The Forgotten World Highway SH 43 is a riders dream road with hills and valleys in abundance and corners that you dream of in one of NZ's most magnificent back country scenic environments. Lunch stop is at the ledgendary declared Republic village of Whangamomona.
For early bird registration
Mark Masters 067657544 0274541729
Sign in from: 9:00am
Riders Briefing: 10:15am
Starts at: 10:30am
Other details:
Following last years extremely successful Sat night Pig on a spit BBQ at Evinin's Bar & Restaurant this will again be a feature plus another first, Sunday morning Breakfast, at a location yet to be confirmed within the Village of National Park. National Park is small so just follow the signs to the Breakfast. Registration for the BBQ and breakfast is necessary through Marie on 0272507808 or [prices to follow but I promise you will not get better value]. Early bird registration - $40 [incl lunch]. Register on the day - $45 [incl lunch]. Pillion - $15 [incl lunch]. To pre register email Mark Masters at the above email address. For backpacker or motel accomodation or google AA accomodation. There is also very good accomodation at the Chateau Tongariro and other establishments in the immediate vicinity. Ask any one who has taken part in this event and you will find out it is an experience not to be missed.