10 miles
Distance
2,075 ft
Climb
-2,075 ft
Descent
1,853 ft
High Point

A very fun blue/black (grade 4/5) route in the Whakarewarewa Forest of Rotorua.

For more information on routes and riding in Rotorua, check out the link in the sidebar.

Thanks to Bike Culture for helping to build this route.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for K2, Hot Cross Buns, Dragon's Tail, Challenge DH, Rockdrop Route - RideSpots.com mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,040 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,040 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,040 ft
  • Grade max
    -43.822%
  • Grade min
    45.998%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • 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
  • Map Markers
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  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Jan 12, 2019
      youtuber Hot X Buns  ||  Whakarewarewa Forest, Rotorua...
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      Sep 22, 2018

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