Yellow Brick Road Details
Starts with a steady, zig-zag climb to avoid 8-Mile Gate Rd to get up Sandy Skid Rd to Pondy New.
Takes you from Reservoir Rd to Sandy Skid.
Yellow Brick Road was put in to keep bikes off 8 Mile Gate Rd and allows you to link easily with the sweet tracks outback.
And what's more, it's a well-built track that holds up to all weather. The hill side is steep but the gradient and switch backs are so well-designed and constructed you can power up it.
At the top it runs around the ridge line before a fast, short, steep descent to Sandy Skid and on up the road to Pondy New.
New section of trail loops back to the start and connects with the end of Taura trail. New section is flowy and fun.
Starts from Reservoir Rd at the bottom end of Hill Rd and ends on String Rd. New section finishes back on Reservoir Road
Local Trail AssociationRotorua Trails Trust (rotoruatrailstrust.co.nz)
More Stats for Yellow Brick Road mountain bike trail
Altitude change63 ft
Altitude min1,115 ft
Altitude max1,181 ft
Altitude start1,115 ft
Altitude end1,178 ft
Distance climb1,043 ft
Distance down142 ft
Distance flat2,012 ft
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Routes with this trail
|Whaka 100 2016 race||61.3 miles|
|WHAKA100 Official 2016 race||64.7 miles|
|Cyclezone Winter MTB Series 2016, Event 3 (mid Course) race||13.9 miles|
|Cyclezone Winter MTB Series 2016, Event 3 (long Course) race||25.5 miles|
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