1 mile
Distance
6 ft
Climb
-549 ft
Descent
00:09:58
Avg time

Billy T Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Wallride
  • Global Ranking
    #288 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 70 in E-Biking

Starts from the top of Tawa end on Moerangi Rd. Sweet flowing downhill singletrack.
Downhill craziness that feels extreme but isn’t, if you can get up to it the Billy is the best. I can't believe riders are rating this as a 3 This trail is so sweet I could kiss it. It rides particularly well in the spring after the trail has dried a bit and before the summer sun bakes it to dust. There are so many lines you want to ride it again and again, plus it provides a great connection to Moerangi then to Loop Rd and Split Enz.
It's not super technical - give it a smack.

January 2020 - has been reopened after logging with slash moved out of the way. Still needs work to make it Billy T again.

source: Ride Rotorua
Access Info

From the shuttle drop, continue up the hill for 200M

Bike Park

More Stats for Billy T mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -544 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,819 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,369 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,363 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,818 ft
  • Grade
    -8.2%
  • Grade max
    -35.2%
  • Grade min
    5.1%
  • Distance climb
    315 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    331 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:58
  • Avg reverse time
    00:18:14
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on Oct 22, 2020
Avg: 4.45 (38 votes)

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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Billy T Trail Reports

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      Oct 22, 2020 @ 12:31am
      Oct 22, 2020
      Lower Billy has been closed since 8 Oct 2020 for forestry operations. Also closed today was access via Moerangi Rd. Had to go via Frontal Lobotomy.
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 1:39am
      Oct 18, 2020
      Forested section of the trail was fully raked today.
      Oct 14, 2020 @ 1:39pm
      Oct 14, 2020
      reporter
      Work to create a temporary exit for events and weekends around the logging. CK, LT However, the trail is still closed until Sunday, at least.
      Oct 9, 2020 @ 3:41pm
      Oct 9, 2020
      Oct 9, 2020 @ 3:41pm
      Oct 9, 2020
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