3,805 ft
Distance
363 ft
Climb
-58 ft
Descent
00:15:33
Avg time

Frontal Lobotomy Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2006
  • Land Manager

Built in 2006 by James Dodds, Rob Metz & RMTBC. A good steady and moderate climb, it can be done in middle ring if you are feeling frisky with a few sharp pinch climbs. Bedding in nicely. Normally handles wet weather well.

source: Ride Rotorua
Access Info

Starts at the intersection of Hill Rd and Direct Rd. Nicely connects the top of Direct with Tawa Rd to get you up to the top of the National DownHill, Billy T or Tuhoto Ariki.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Frontal Lobotomy mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    305 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,892 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,197 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,892 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,197 ft
  • Grade
    8.015%
  • Grade max
    -28.139%
  • Grade min
    57.443%
  • Distance climb
    2,921 ft
  • Distance down
    577 ft
  • Distance flat
    307 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:33
  • Avg reverse time
    02:09:42
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Status:
on Sep 23, 2017
Dry
Avg: 2.9 (9 votes)

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Frontal Lobotomy Trail Reports

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Sep 23, 2017 @ 8:01pm
11 hours
Sep 4, 2017 @ 12:30am
Sep 4, 2017
Jul 21, 2017 @ 1:36am
Jul 21, 2017
2 trees down, riding well and mud free even after a big storm.
Jun 4, 2017 @ 7:16pm
Jun 4, 2017
great condition, last climb up to the shuttle is tough especially if you're knackered and the bank is steep!!!
May 24, 2017 @ 7:13pm
May 24, 2017
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Jul 7, 2016 @ 1:23am
Jul 7, 2016
Frontal Lobotomy, Rotorua

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