6 miles
Distance
394 ft
Climb
-394 ft
Descent
1,166 ft
High Point

This is a great beginner mountain bike loop in the Whakarewarewa Forest in Rotorua New Zealand.

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Trails in Route

Pohaturoa Road318 ft
Tahi1,893 ft
Tahi Shortcut581 ft
Tahi52 ft
Bakers Hollow36 ft
Creek3 miles
Nursery Road2,329 ft
Grinder to dipper72 ft
Dipper1 miles
Bakers Hollow10 ft
Tahi2,585 ft
Pohaturoa Road1,598 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Easy
More Stats for Beginner Loop - Rotorua, New Zealand mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,040 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,040 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,040 ft
  • Grade max
    -16.491%
  • Grade min
    25.435%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Camping Camping
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      The Dipper - Redwoods, Rotorua [Ep#31]
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      Pohaturoa track nz
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      Jun 27, 2018
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      Tahi NZ
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      Jun 27, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      Dipper
      Jan 20, 2019 @ 11:25am
      1 days
      Weed eater, blower vac, raked and trimmed entire trail. Volunteers: 6x Revolve Ladies, 2x Trails Trust gents.
      Creek
      Jan 20, 2019 @ 1:53am
      2 days
      Last section vegetation closing in a bit reporter
      Pohaturoa Road
      Jan 10, 2019 @ 5:58pm
      Jan 10, 2019
      Remove BlackBerry and honey suckle from stream edge
      Nursery Road
      Jan 9, 2019 @ 12:01pm
      Jan 9, 2019
      a load of new gravel on the section between katore rd and pohaturoa rd. small wheels beware:)
      Tahi
      Jan 3, 2019 @ 12:09am
      Jan 3, 2019
      Vegetation cut back road section
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