10 miles
Distance
2,023 ft
Climb
-2,023 ft
Descent
2,368 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.

For more information on this route and more as well as mountain biking in Rotorua check out the link in the sidebar.

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Trails in Route

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Intermediate Cross Country Loop - Split Enz, Grinch, Pondy New, Roller Coaster - RideSpots.com mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,102 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,107 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,107 ft
  • Grade
    -0.001%
  • Grade max
    -47.722%
  • Grade min
    39.729%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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  • Snow Packed
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  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
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  • Dry
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Split Endz V2
      Jan 10, 2019 @ 5:43pm
      Jan 10, 2019
      Such an awesome run. So flowy. Well worth the uphill to get to it.
      Pondy New
      Dec 29, 2018 @ 4:17pm
      Dec 29, 2018
      Clearing drains, sweeping, blocking shortcut, on first section (uphill) - done 29/12/18
      Old Chevy
      Dec 21, 2018 @ 3:22pm
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      Dec 21, 2018 @ 3:22pm
      Dec 21, 2018
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      Dec 6, 2018 @ 12:48pm
      Dec 6, 2018
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