1,844 ft
Distance
-124 ft
Descent
00:03:30
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Boulderdash Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
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  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Gap Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #5027 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #1528 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 45 in E-Biking

As one of several trails in the block of harvested forest known as 'The Challenge Block', Boulderdash is suited to experienced riders who like to test their skills on an unusual occurrence in Rotorua - rocks.
The start was redirected in 2020 to avoid the crossing of Challenge Uphill and add a gap jump and step-down. A choice is next: the left-hand line is an easier (but longer) trail to the bottom. The right-hand line features short but sharp rocky sections, including a large roll-over boulder with a couple of lines on it. If you're not feeling super-confident it may be worthwhile stopping to check it out before launching yourself off it.

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More Stats for Boulderdash mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -124 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,209 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,333 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,333 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,211 ft
  • Grade
    -6.7%
  • Grade max
    -21.3%
  • Grade min
    -0.5%
  • Distance down
    1,726 ft
  • Distance flat
    118 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:30
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:39
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on Apr 20, 2024
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Avg: 4.25 (11 votes)
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      Boulderdash Trail Reports

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      Apr 20, 2024 @ 10:05pm
      Apr 20, 2024
      Small tree down across trail, can navigate over or around. It’s a leaner.
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 10:31pm
      Apr 14, 2024
      Trees down on trail, biggest 150 mm
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 10:16pm
      Apr 14, 2024
      Three small trees down
      Apr 8, 2024 @ 10:40pm
      Apr 8, 2024
      Feb 20, 2024 @ 8:11pm
      Feb 20, 2024
      Overgrown vegetation on the B line, need spray of weed eating. work completed - A line leaf blow and drains cleared. rock section at the end...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 32.8 km avg distance
      6 Months
      • 130 rides
      • 26.3 km avg distance
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      • 2,338 rides
      • Last: May 19, 2024

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