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.

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Thanks to Bike Culture for helping to build this route.

Local Trail Association
Rotorua Trails Trust (rotoruatrailstrust.co.nz)
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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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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Challenge DH
Jul 16, 2018 @ 4:39pm
2 days
Entry sign is mint - while track is running fine - intersection mid track has no signs indicating witch way to go all though it is self explanatory as to where you need to go - exit sign is mint!
Red Tank Road
Jul 14, 2018 @ 3:43pm
Jul 14, 2018
Tree down across red tank road just past larch road.
Lion Trail
Jul 8, 2018 @ 5:15pm
Jul 8, 2018
RTT working bee on Lion Trail. Clear drains and fix horse damage done the day before.
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Be Rude Not 2 connector
Jun 23, 2018 @ 8:17pm
Jun 23, 2018
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Dragon's Tail
Jun 15, 2018 @ 6:27pm
Jun 15, 2018
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