35.7 miles
Distance
5,254 ft
Climb
-5,233 ft
Descent
2,411 ft
High Point

Course subject to change

Event Date
Route Date: Saturday April 16, 2022

A journey you won’t forget

Not matter what, or how, you ride you’ll love the Highlander.

Embracing old school cool, the Highlander aims to pack as much fun and flow into one event as is possible.

Whether you’re a first timer or an old timer our point to point courses are packed single track, surprises and scenery and will have you smiling from start to finish.​

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Details

  • Race Course
  • Race Date
    Saturday April 16, 2022
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • eBike Allowed
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    6
More Stats for Merida | Highlander 2022 (Long Course) mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    20 ft
  • Altitude min
    995 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,018 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,040 ft
  • Grade max
    -67.6%
  • Grade min
    56.9%
  • Distance climb
    16 miles
  • Distance down
    15 miles
  • Distance flat
    4 miles
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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New Exit Trail - Speed Run - Mountain Biking...
New Exit Trail - Speed Run - Mountain Biking Rotorua
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Split Enz Crash
Split Enz Crash
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Dec 22, 2021
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Speed Run of Paddy's Trail - Rotorua Mountain...
Speed Run of Paddy's Trail - Rotorua Mountain Biking Forest
3:47 | 43 | comments: 0 | favs:
Dec 11, 2021

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