Bivouac Outdoors Mount Isobel Challenge

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Hanmer Springs, South Island, New Zealand

The Bivouac Outdoor Mt Isobel Challenge is a mountain duathlon which takes place in the picturesque village of Hanmer Springs. The race takes competitors on a unique journey through Hanmer Forest amongst amazing alpine and mountain scenery. The course involves a 9km, 1000m ascent mountain run and a non technical mountain bike ride of approximately 24km. The race can be completed as an individual or as a 2 person team.

Run - 9km

From The Domain up Clarence Valley Road to Pawsons Road where the Mt Isobel track is followed to the summit Return along the ridge to follow the poled route to Jacks Pass.

Bike- 24km

Down Clarence Valley Road, turning right into Tophouse Road, then turn right up Jollies Pass Road. This is followed to the top and all the way down to turn right into McIntyre Road. You then turn left on Jolliffe Road, right onto Pawsons Road, and left on Clarence Valley Road to finish back at The Domain.