3,934 ft
Distance
9 ft
Climb
-124 ft
Descent
00:06:19
Avg time

Grinder Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
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  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #2492 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #872 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 60 in E-Biking

Downhill rolling old school track, moderately fast flowing singletrack with some small berms and jumps. Dense forest canopy keeps a lot of the rain off, so this is a good trail to ride when trails are wet elsewhere.

There is the old line at the top that starts at the Double Down entrance and contours along to join where the main entrance now is, not used very much, but is a not little addition to the start of the tail

source: Ride Rotorua
Access Info

Starts from Katore Rd, a short distance up from the intersection with Nursery Rd.

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More Stats for Grinder mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -117 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,176 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,293 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,293 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,175 ft
  • Grade
    -3%
  • Grade max
    -15.3%
  • Grade min
    7.4%
  • Distance climb
    328 ft
  • Distance down
    3,307 ft
  • Distance flat
    302 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:19
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:49
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on Jun 11, 2024
Dry
Avg: 3.75 (21 votes)
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      Grinder Trail Reports

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      Jun 11, 2024 @ 5:11pm
      Jun 11, 2024
      Mar 21, 2024 @ 9:25am
      Mar 21, 2024
      Feb 17, 2024 @ 5:52pm
      Feb 17, 2024
      2 Trees reported earlier have been dealt with. (1 on chute & the leaner) AB & TF
      Feb 4, 2024 @ 9:13pm
      Feb 4, 2024
      tree down on Grinder, just at the start of the chuty bit
      Feb 4, 2024 @ 9:11pm
      Feb 4, 2024
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 17 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 357 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
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      • 4,046 rides
      • Last: Jul 14, 2024

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      Dec 1, 2013 @ 12:14am
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