64.7 miles
12,793 ft
-12,793 ft
2,372 ft
High Point

The 2016 Whaka100 course has been revealed, less fire road, more single track than 2015

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Route Sections

1 Cowbell Coaching KOM1
  • 2.0 miles distance
  • 1,070 ft climb
  • -157 ft descent
2 Cowbell Coaching KOM2
  • 1.9 miles distance
  • 876 ft climb
  • -71 ft descent

Trails in Route

Pohaturoa Road925 ft
Tahi3,661 ft
Creek2.8 miles
Piglet1,614 ft
Pig Track394 ft
Access Road945 ft
Grinder988 ft
Nursery Road843 ft
Access Road200 ft
Grinder719 ft
Grinder to dipper171 ft
Dipper1.3 miles
Bakers Hollow1,007 ft
Pohaturoa Road1,260 ft
Nursery Road1,519 ft
Katore Road1,827 ft
Turkish Delight869 ft
Soakhole161 ft
Turkish Delight991 ft
Soakhole2,008 ft
Tokorangi Pa Road1.3 miles
Alternate Tokorangi Pa Road1,138 ft
Forest Road571 ft
Katore Road180 ft
Corridor1,644 ft
Katore Road663 ft
Gunna Gotta5,007 ft
Katore Road397 ft
Paddy's Run (A Trail)4,672 ft
Spruce Road869 ft
The Tickler1.0 miles
Pipeline / Windy Road1.6 miles
Lentil Road1,847 ft
Sidewinder2,175 ft
Direct Road1,512 ft
Hill Road167 ft
Tukonohi4,810 ft
Pipeline / Windy Road2,680 ft
Hill Road335 ft
Lentil Road1,952 ft
Lentil Link476 ft
Hill Road3,094 ft
Frontal Lobotomy3,717 ft
Billy T1.2 miles
Moerangi Road131 ft
G Rock2,320 ft
Chestnut Road407 ft
Chestnut Link 12,792 ft
Moerangi Road4,400 ft
Buchanan Road2,303 ft
Kung Fu Walrus4,580 ft
Tikitapu Road1.3 miles
Access Road499 ft
Lake Front Road2.5 miles
Baja Link3,553 ft
Green Lake Road3,100 ft
Lookout Road1.3 miles
No Brains (short exit)430 ft
No Brains1.2 miles
The connection2,959 ft
Sandy Skid Road856 ft
Forest Road1,745 ft
Moerangi Road1.9 miles
Time Warp2,008 ft
Split Endz V2 rebuilt1.5 miles
Grinch2,411 ft
Pondy New3,816 ft
Roller Coaster2,198 ft
Ring Road154 ft
Roller Coaster1,886 ft
Old Chevy2.1 miles
Yellow Brick Road3,186 ft
Fern Drive1.0 miles
The Verry Easy Trail935 ft
Waipa Bypass Road66 ft
Nursery Road2,582 ft
Mad If You Don't2,533 ft
Waipa Bypass Road509 ft
Ball and Chain1,601 ft
Waipa Bypass Road276 ft
Larch Road279 ft
Nice Road4,111 ft
Sweet N' Sour1.2 miles
Dragon's Tail1.4 miles
Direct Road4,705 ft
Hot X Buns75 ft
Hot X Buns (extra top bit)2,119 ft
Hot X Buns4,816 ft
Be Rude Not Too1.2 miles
Link: Be Rude Not To - entry Lion's Trail1,093 ft
Spruce Road292 ft
Lion Trail2,415 ft
Lion trail - early exit259 ft
Forest Road1,106 ft
Katore Road558 ft
Grinder2,438 ft
Nursery Road587 ft
Challenge Uphill1,280 ft
Radio Hut Road417 ft
Arepa (Alpha) 14,154 ft
Arepa (uphill section)2,680 ft
Te Huinga2,198 ft
Nursery Road1,112 ft
New Exit2,680 ft
Exit NDO Trail148 ft
Nursery Road1,250 ft
Radio Hut Road2,575 ft
Rockdrop Down3,484 ft
Forest Road39 ft
Rosebank3,169 ft
Hemo Gorge Trail4,872 ft
Waipa State Mill Road1,079 ft

Route POI

CheckpointTeam Change 1Checkpoint
Aid StationFood / Tech / Bag Drop / Team Change 2Aid Station
CheckpointTeam Change 3Checkpoint
Water Fountain/SourceCamelbak Water SourceWater Fountain/Source
Water Fountain/SourceCamelbak Water SourceWater Fountain/Source
Water Fountain/SourceCamelbak Water SourceWater Fountain/Source


  • Race Course
  • Difficulty rating
  • Route Type
  • Bike type
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
More Stats for WHAKA100 Official 2016 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    980 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,030 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,030 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    28.6 miles
  • Distance down
    27.7 miles
  • Distance flat
    8.4 miles
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Brain fade
Brain fade
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Brain fade moment heading into the drop, no excuses all went pear shaped
Daniel Self
Daniel Self
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Apr 17, 2016
Daniel Self getting out on his Banshee Rune after a solid day of rain. Make sure to put it in HD and enjoy!
Whaka100 - 2014
Whaka100 - 2014
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One of the toughest

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Forest Road
Oct 18, 2016 @ 2:51am
Oct 18, 2016
Challenge Uphill
Oct 18, 2016 @ 2:51am
Oct 18, 2016
Oct 18, 2016 @ 2:51am
Oct 18, 2016
Hemo Gorge Trail
Oct 18, 2016 @ 2:51am
Oct 18, 2016
Frontal Lobotomy
Oct 15, 2016 @ 6:24pm
Oct 15, 2016
Major Water drainage issue, large mud holes
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