3,805 ft
Distance
363 ft
Climb
-58 ft
Descent
00:10:15
Avg time

Frontal Lobotomy Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (2 votes)
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #1487 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #318 in E-Biking
    • #25759 in Trail Running
    • #17270 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking
    • 35 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2006

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.

More Stats for Frontal Lobotomy bike trail 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
    00:10:15
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:27
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Status:
on Nov 22, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 2.95 (19 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Frontal Lobotomy Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 32 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 904 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance
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      • 5,528 rides
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