32 miles
Distance
5,704 ft
Climb
-5,707 ft
Descent
2,372 ft
High Point

The 2016 Whaka50 course has been revealed, no climb up direct road and more single track than 2015

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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 Official 2016 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    980 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,040 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,037 ft
  • Grade
    -0.002%
  • Grade max
    -48.381%
  • Grade min
    50.115%
  • Distance climb
    14 miles
  • Distance down
    13 miles
  • Distance flat
    5 miles
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

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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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