15.7 miles
Distance
2,454 ft
Climb
-2,456 ft
Descent
1,876 ft
High Point

This is a great mountain bike route featuring some Rotorua classic trails - Hot Cross Buns, Dragon's Tail and Eastern Spice. Thank to Bike Culture for helping to build this route.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Hot Cross Buns/Eastern Spice route - RideSpots.com mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    938 ft
  • Altitude start
    952 ft
  • Altitude end
    951 ft
  • Grade max
    -99.2%
  • Grade min
    48.1%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 3 (2 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • < 50%
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  • One Direction
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Hot X Buns
May 3, 2021 @ 4:55pm
May 3, 2021
Adopter work report, top section B line added and A line fixed up. GM
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Paddy's Run (A Trail)
Apr 22, 2021 @ 4:27pm
Apr 22, 2021
Direct Road
Apr 21, 2021 @ 4:54pm
Apr 21, 2021
Pipeline Road
Apr 11, 2021 @ 1:15pm
Apr 11, 2021
Cleared tree blocking road during xterra event
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Gunna Gotta
Apr 11, 2021 @ 2:52am
Apr 11, 2021
Someone has cleared the tree
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