17.2 miles
Distance
2,894 ft
Climb
-2,895 ft
Descent
2,429 ft
High Point

Not sure what trails to ride in Whakarewarea Forest. Well these are a solid set of trails that offer everything.

Detailed Description
Some of Whakarewarewa's Finest is a 17 mile popular intermediate route located near Rotorua. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 29 trails. This route climbs 2,894 ft with a max elevation of 2,429 ft then descends -2,895 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    DH
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    476
More Stats for Some of Whakarewarewa's Finest mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 28 min
  • Altitude min
    1,057 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,059 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,056 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -159.9%
  • Grade min
    67.5%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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