32 miles
Distance
5,796 ft
Climb
-5,791 ft
Descent
1,938 ft
High Point

Starting at the main trail head at Waipa. The 2015 Whaka50 heads out into the world famous single track that has made Rotorua one of the World’s top mountain biking destinations.

The course follows the 100km loop for the first 29km before splitting off at the bottom of frontal lobotomy. From here you head into the famous corners trail before rejoining the 100km course as you enter the Chinese Menu back to the finish line.

85% Single Track | 11% Gravel Road | 4 % WD Tracks

source: Race Page
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Rotorua Trails Trust (rotoruatrailstrust.co.nz)
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Details

  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Whaka 50 2016 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    985 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,034 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,040 ft
  • Grade
    0.003%
  • Grade max
    -51.963%
  • Grade min
    52.265%
  • Distance climb
    13 miles
  • Distance down
    11 miles
  • Distance flat
    7 miles
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
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  • 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
Jul 16, 2018
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!
Rosebank
Jul 16, 2018 @ 3:32pm
Jul 16, 2018
Entry sign in tact - no signage at first intersection - XXX caution sign leant up against tree - No signage indicating XXX caution line and amateur lines at second intersection - exit sign in tact.
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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Pig Track
Jul 3, 2018 @ 6:16pm
Jul 3, 2018
The fallen tree has been cleared.
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