3,805 ft
Distance
363 ft
Climb
-58 ft
Descent
00:12:31
Avg time

Frontal Lobotomy Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #22818 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking
  • 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.

Bike Park

More Stats for Frontal Lobotomy 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
    00:12:31
  • Avg reverse time
    02:19:09
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Status:
on Jan 1, 2019
Dry
Avg: 2.75 (12 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 80%
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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      Frontal Lobotomy Trail Reports

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      Jan 1, 2019 @ 9:14am
      Jan 1, 2019
      Remove root ball and foliage of trail
      Dec 29, 2018 @ 9:06am
      Dec 29, 2018
      small punga stump on trail but easy to get around
      Dec 21, 2018 @ 3:22pm
      Dec 21, 2018
      Dec 4, 2018 @ 1:05pm
      Dec 4, 2018
      Oct 6, 2018 @ 4:22pm
      Oct 6, 2018
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 43 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 516 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance
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      • 2,808 rides
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      Jul 7, 2016 @ 1:23am
      Jul 7, 2016
      Frontal Lobotomy, Rotorua

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