986 ft
Distance
36 ft
Climb
-188 ft
Descent
1,509 ft
High Point

North Face Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • TTFs on trail
    Gap Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #321

Steep, technical downhill with a deliberately low key approach to the build. It is natural and raw and will change as it gradually wears with traffic and weather.

This is a serious grade 5 - once it gets steep it stays steep through to the end, so don't take someone down this track in gym shoes and a $400 hardtail. It wont end well.

When the gradient eases there is an old school gap jump, with a B-line to the left. The jump doesn't have much flow so needs a reasonable amount of speed going in to clear it smoothly. It is not rollable, so don't try that!

source: Ride Rotorua
Access Info

After riding the first open section of Corridor trail, drop into the pine trees and you'll soon come to three options - Left is the continuation of Corridor. Right is Eastern Spice. Straight ahead is North Face.

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More Stats for North Face mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -153 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,321 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,509 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,357 ft
  • Grade max
    -42.897%
  • Grade min
    36.728%
  • Distance climb
    113 ft
  • Distance down
    873 ft
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on Oct 28, 2016
Dry
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Hot Cross Buns/Eastern Spice route - RideSpots.com
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