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      Rainbow Mountain is the home of a technically challenging mountain bike ride. Rainbow Mountain gets it's name from the multi coloured soil that is the result of minerals found in this geothermal area. The mountain bike track loop ride takes riders past green volcanic lakes, steaming cliff faces, red and yellow thermal banks, ancient native trees, thermal pools, and interesting plants that grow in the thermal soil.

      The 10km mountain bike loop track is very technical and suitable for advanced riders only. This mountain bike loop track consists of 3 parts:

      Te Tihi O Ruru - the uphill section
      Te Ranga - the downhill section
      Te Ara Ahi - the traverse at the bottom
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      4
      Total Distance
      8.1 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      3.5 miles
      Total Descent
      2,186 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,429 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,206 ft
      Reports
      4
      Photos
      23
      Ridden Counter
      118

      Popular Rainbow Mountain Mountain Bike Trails

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      Recent Trail Reports

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Te Ara Ahi
      Mar 14, 2016 @ 2:23pm
      Mar 14, 2016
      Still overgrown when we rode it on the 9th.

      Photos of Rainbow Mountain Mountain Bike

      57 |
      Sep 14, 2016 @ 3:21pm
      Sep 14, 2016
      Rainbow Mountain Summit Track
      54 |
      Sep 14, 2016 @ 3:21pm
      Sep 14, 2016
      Rainbow Mountain Summit Track
      380 |
      Dec 2, 2015 @ 1:09am
      Dec 2, 2015
      Te Ranga (Rainbow Mountain Trail)
      280 |
      Nov 26, 2015 @ 4:35pm
      Nov 26, 2015
      Rainbow Mountain Summit Track
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      Videos of Rainbow Mountain Mountain Bike

      Heli Biking in Whistler on Rainbow Mt
      3:30 | 120 | Nov 13, 2016
      Heli Drop - Rainbow Mountain Whistler
      6:20 | 257 | Aug 13, 2015
      Episode 12 - Heli-Ride on Rainbow Mountain
      4:01 | 321 | Dec 8, 2013
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      Rainbow Mountain Mountain Bike Routes

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      Rainbow Mountain Route - RideSpots.com
      8.2 miles

      Recent Activity

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      user #1247791PflynnyaddridelogOct 27, 2016 ride log
      Dec 1, 2016 @ 12:33am
      3 days
      user #1173768MajordanriddentrailRainbow Mountain Summit Track and 1 more
      Dec 1, 2016 @ 12:25am
      3 days
      user #1238767BazfwilsonwishlistrouteRainbow Mountain Route - RideSpots.com
      Nov 30, 2016 @ 1:22pm
      Nov 30, 2016
      user #1157002ChrisormandyaddridelogNov 9, 2016 ride log
      Nov 26, 2016 @ 4:32pm
      Nov 26, 2016
      user #1240499McpandurriddentrailTe Ranga (Rainbow Mountain Trail) and 2 more
      Nov 26, 2016 @ 9:23am
      Nov 26, 2016
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      Nearby Riding Areas

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      Whakarewarewa Forest 27 51 18 811.8 km
      Te Ara Ahi 113.9 km
      Skyline - Rotorua 1 3 3 217.1 km
      Onepu Mountain Bike Park 6 426.7 km
      Cougar MTB Park 1 2126.9 km

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