9.7 miles
Distance
1,631 ft
Climb
-1,631 ft
Descent
2,409 ft
High Point

We love the riding in the Whakarewarewa Forest and this is an awesome intermediate loop. This is a long, flowy descent that might have you thinking about a pedal back up for more.

Thanks to Bike Culture for helping to build this route.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    4
More Stats for Intermediate Cross Country Loop - Split Enz, Grinch, Pondy New, Roller Coaster - RideSpots.com mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,119 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,119 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,119 ft
  • Grade max
    -46.4%
  • Grade min
    39.3%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,833 ft
Avg: 3 (2 votes)
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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  • Ideal
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  • Very Dry
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youtuber Split Enz trail Whakarewarewa Forest Rotorua
Split Enz trail Whakarewarewa Forest Rotorua
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Sep 11, 2018
youtuber Split Enz V2 @ Whakarewarewa Forest Rotorua
Split Enz V2 @ Whakarewarewa Forest Rotorua
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Dec 18, 2019
Time Warp Trail, Rotorua - To the TOP
Time Warp Trail, Rotorua - To the TOP
trail: Time Warp
2:12 | 135 | comments: 0 | favs:
Feb 11, 2020

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Moerangi Road
May 4, 2021 @ 9:34pm
May 4, 2021
Removed tree poking out on corner
Roller Coaster
Apr 30, 2021 @ 3:58am
Apr 30, 2021
Foliage and water control from Split Enz entry to end almost complete
Split Enz
Apr 21, 2021 @ 4:54pm
Apr 21, 2021
Time Warp
Apr 12, 2021 @ 8:59pm
Apr 12, 2021
Waipa Bypass Road
Apr 1, 2021 @ 6:42pm
Apr 1, 2021
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