13.3 miles
1,472 ft
-1,463 ft
1,544 ft
High Point

This is a fantastic long cross country ride that is on mainly easier trails. Thanks to Bike Culture for helping build the route. Expect this to take 3+ hours. For more information on riding in Rotorua check out the RideSpots link in the side bar.

Detailed Description
Long Easy Cross Country Route - Rotorua is a 13 mile popular intermediate route located near Rotorua. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a easy overall physical rating. This route includes 43 trails. This route climbs 1,472 ft with a max elevation of 1,544 ft then descends -1,463 ft.
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Rotorua Trails Trust (rotoruatrailstrust.co.nz)
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  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
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  • Direction
    One Direction
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More Stats for Long Easy Cross Country Route - Rotorua mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 11 min
  • Altitude min
    1,066 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,066 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,073 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Challenge DH
Jul 23, 2024 @ 11:48pm
3 hours
Adopter did a run. That first berm has been asking for a tickle up for quite a while, so it got some love. Just a skim and fill, nothing too drastic. Did a cupla runs after dark, trail is still tacky as. Might be a little slow riding, but sure makes for easy mahi on the shovel.
Soakhole Climb
Jul 22, 2024 @ 5:37pm
1 day
Be Rude Not To
Jul 21, 2024 @ 3:28am
3 days
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Jul 21, 2024 @ 3:28am
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Mudpool Road
Jul 21, 2024 @ 1:47am
Jul 21, 2024
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