3,805 ft
Distance
363 ft
Climb
-58 ft
Descent
00:15:25
Avg time

Frontal Lobotomy Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2006
  • Land Manager

Built in 2006 by James Dodds, Rob Metz & RMTBC. A good steady and moderate climb, it can be done in middle ring if you are feeling frisky with a few sharp pinch climbs. Bedding in nicely. Normally handles wet weather well.

source: Ride Rotorua
Access Info

Starts at the intersection of Hill Rd and Direct Rd. Nicely connects the top of Direct with Tawa Rd to get you up to the top of the National DownHill, Billy T or Tuhoto Ariki.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Frontal Lobotomy mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    305 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,892 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,197 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,892 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,197 ft
  • Grade
    8.015%
  • Grade max
    -28.139%
  • Grade min
    57.443%
  • Distance climb
    2,921 ft
  • Distance down
    577 ft
  • Distance flat
    307 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:25
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Status:
on Oct 29, 2016
Dry
Avg: 2.9 (8 votes)

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Frontal Lobotomy Trail Reports

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Oct 29, 2016 @ 12:37am
Oct 29, 2016
Oct 23, 2016 @ 1:07am
Oct 23, 2016
just had major work done - in excellent state, just needs a bit more dry weather to pack it down hard
Oct 15, 2016 @ 6:24pm
Oct 15, 2016
Major Water drainage issue, large mud holes
Mar 23, 2015 @ 12:48pm
Mar 23, 2015
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Jul 7, 2016 @ 1:23am
Jul 7, 2016
Frontal Lobotomy, Rotorua

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