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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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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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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