Pondy New Details
Pondy New creates a wonderful loop connecting Split Enz and Pondy Downhill to Rollercoaster. After a short by steady climb in it's all flowy gentle downhill except for the very end where it climbs up to join onto the end of Rollercoaster.
There are large sections of this you can just pump - and lay of the brakes if you carry momentum. Getting this right from corner to corner is a great feeling.
The last section is relatively tricky and technical - a short root-infested climb and descent, a few rocks, then a narrow bridge followed a couple of climbs to where the trail connects to the last part of Rollercoaster.
It is a favorite for many and is a great complement to the style of the immensely popular Split Enz trail.
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More Stats for Pondy New mountain bike trail
Altitude change-84 ft
Altitude min1,261 ft
Altitude max1,514 ft
Altitude start1,378 ft
Altitude end1,294 ft
Distance climb2,341 ft
Distance down2,887 ft
Distance flat1,068 ft
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Whakarewarewa Forest Rotorua
Routes with this trail
|WHAKA100 Official 2017 race||64.7 miles|
|Whaka 100 2016 race||61.3 miles|
|Cyclezone Winter MTB Series 2016, Event 3 (mid Course) race||13.9 miles|
|Some of Whakarewarewa's Finest||17.2 miles|
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