12 miles
Distance
1,026 ft
Climb
-1,057 ft
Descent
1,377 ft
High Point

First time Mountain Biking? This loop is your baby, taking in one of the most scenic trails Puarenga and linking into the original trails of our forest that made Rotorua so famous, with the forever favourite Dipper!

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Trails in Route

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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Easy
More Stats for Planet Bike - Easy/ Beginner's Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,041 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,093 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,061 ft
  • Grade
    -0.048%
  • Grade max
    -35.012%
  • Grade min
    36.858%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    4 miles
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
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  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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  • 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
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      Mad if you Don't Trail Whakarewarewa...
      Mad if you Don't Trail Whakarewarewa Forest Rotorua 8/9/18
      3:12 | 33 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Sep 11, 2018
      Be Rude Not To trail Whakarewarewa Forest...
      Be Rude Not To trail Whakarewarewa Forest Rotorua 8/9/18
      7:47 | 51 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Sep 11, 2018
      youtuber The Dipper - Redwoods, Rotorua [Ep#31]
      The Dipper - Redwoods, Rotorua [Ep#31]
      trail: Dipper
      7:11 | 62 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Apr 26, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      Ball and Chain
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 9:30pm
      2 days
      Weedestered signs and trail dug some drainage out
      Pohaturoa Road
      Jan 10, 2019 @ 5:58pm
      Jan 10, 2019
      Remove BlackBerry and honey suckle from stream edge
      Nursery Road
      Jan 9, 2019 @ 12:01pm
      Jan 9, 2019
      a load of new gravel on the section between katore rd and pohaturoa rd. small wheels beware:)
      Tahi
      Jan 3, 2019 @ 12:09am
      Jan 3, 2019
      Vegetation cut back road section
      reporter
      Dipper
      Jan 2, 2019 @ 1:08pm
      Jan 2, 2019
      Blower Vac entire trail and Tahi exit.
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