64.7 miles
9,531 ft
-9,529 ft
2,409 ft
High Point

The 2016 Whaka100 course has been revealed, less fire road, more single track than 2015

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Trails in Route

Pohaturoa Road925 ft
Tahi3,661 ft
Creek3 miles
Piglet1,614 ft
Pig Track394 ft
Grinder988 ft
Nursery Road843 ft
Grinder719 ft
Grinder to dipper171 ft
Dipper1 mile
Bakers Hollow1,007 ft
Pohaturoa Road1,260 ft
Nursery Road1,519 ft
Katore Road1,827 ft
Turkish Delight869 ft
Soakhole161 ft
Turkish Delight991 ft
Soakhole2,008 ft
Tokorangi Pā Road1 mile
Alternate Tokorangi Pa Road1,138 ft
Forest Road571 ft
Katore Road180 ft
Corridor1,644 ft
Katore Road663 ft
Gunna Gotta5,007 ft
Katore Road397 ft
Paddy's Run (A Trail)4,672 ft
Spruce Road869 ft
The Tickler1 mile
Pipeline Road2 miles
Lentil Road1,847 ft
Sidewinder2,175 ft
Hill Road167 ft
Tūkonohi4,810 ft
Pipeline Road2,680 ft
Hill Road335 ft
Lentil Road1,952 ft
Lentil Link476 ft
Hill Road3,094 ft
Frontal Lobotomy3,717 ft
Billy T1 mile
Moerangi Road131 ft
G Rock2,320 ft
Chestnut Road407 ft
Chestnut Link 12,792 ft
Moerangi Road4,400 ft
Buchanan Road2,303 ft
Kung Fu Walrus4,580 ft
Tikitapu Road1 mile
Lake Front Road - DON'T USE2 miles
Road to Baja and Mossy3,553 ft
Green Lake Road3,100 ft
Lookout Road1 mile
No Brains Extension430 ft
No Brains1 mile
Sandy Skid Road856 ft
Moerangi Road2 miles
Time Warp2,008 ft
Split Enz2 miles
Roller Coaster2,198 ft
Ring Road154 ft
Roller Coaster1,886 ft
Old Chevy2 miles
Yellow Brick Road3,186 ft
Fern Drive1 mile
The Verry Safe Trail935 ft
Waipa Bypass Road66 ft
Nursery Road2,582 ft
Mad If You Don't2,533 ft
Waipa Bypass Road509 ft
Ball and Chain1,601 ft
Waipa Bypass Road276 ft
Larch Road279 ft
Nice Road4,111 ft
Sweet N' Sour1 mile
Dragon's Tail1 mile
Direct Road4,705 ft
Hot X Buns75 ft
Hot X Buns (extra top bit)2,119 ft
Hot X Buns4,816 ft
Be Rude Not To1 mile
Be Rude Not To, Link to Lion's Trail1,093 ft
Spruce Road292 ft
Lion Trail2,415 ft
Lion trail - early exit259 ft
Forest Road: Katore Road to Water Treatment1,106 ft
Katore Road558 ft
Grinder2,438 ft
Nursery Road587 ft
Challenge Uphill1,280 ft
Radio Hut Road417 ft
Arepa (Alpha) 14,154 ft
Arepa (uphill section)2,680 ft
Te Huinga2,198 ft
Nursery Road1,112 ft
New Exit2,680 ft
Old Exit148 ft
Nursery Road1,250 ft
Radio Hut Road2,575 ft
Rockdrop3,484 ft
Forest Road: Trig to Pohaturoa Link39 ft
Rosebank3,169 ft
Hemo Gorge Trail4,872 ft
Waipa State Mill Road1,079 ft

Route POI

CheckpointTeam Change 1Checkpoint
Aid StationFood / Tech / Bag Drop / Team Change 2Aid Station
CheckpointTeam Change 3Checkpoint
Water Fountain/SourceCamelbak Water SourceWater Fountain/Source
Water Fountain/SourceCamelbak Water SourceWater Fountain/Source
Water Fountain/SourceCamelbak Water SourceWater Fountain/Source


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More Stats for WHAKA100 Official 2017 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,074 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,076 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,076 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    30 miles
  • Distance down
    29 miles
  • Distance flat
    6 miles
Avg: 3 (2 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Jan 24, 2022 @ 11:32am
1 day
Blow rest of track & clear water tables
Kung Fu Walrus
Jan 21, 2022 @ 8:55pm
Jan 21, 2022
Vegetation trimming required on exit of trail
Pohaturoa Road
Jan 21, 2022 @ 6:21pm
Jan 21, 2022
Forest Road
Jan 21, 2022 @ 6:21pm
Jan 21, 2022
Waipa Bypass Road
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