5,007 ft
Distance
51 ft
Climb
-318 ft
Descent
00:09:31
Avg time

Gunna Gotta Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #4508 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 80 in E-Biking

Mainly downhill singletrack - a beauty and very entertaining as it initially snakes its way across the face of the hill you just climbed.

While the new top section in the young pine trees is well-groomed, do not be deceived - the riding line is narrow and there is little room for error before you'll be off the track. Lower down the hill the original trail has some real technical challenges through native bush. You need to be on your game through the drops, tight switchbacks and chutes – it is an honest grade 4.

Part way through the native bush section there is a marked exit to your left to access Katore Jumps.
Dave taught himself trail building on this and has refined and refined it. Nice work. The open top section normally handles wet weather well, the lower native bush section gets slippery, especially over the numerous rooty sections.

source: Ride Rotorua
Access Info

Starts from the top of Katore Road. Can also be accessed from Tokorangi Pa Road.

Bike Park

More Stats for Gunna Gotta mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -268 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,307 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,575 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,575 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,307 ft
  • Grade
    -5.35%
  • Grade max
    -47.519%
  • Grade min
    14.623%
  • Distance climb
    678 ft
  • Distance down
    1,936 ft
  • Distance flat
    2,350 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:31
  • Avg reverse time
    01:27:33
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on Apr 11, 2021
Variable
Avg: 4.35 (14 votes)

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      Gunna Gotta Trail Reports

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      Apr 11, 2021 @ 2:52am
      Apr 11, 2021
      Someone has cleared the tree
      Apr 8, 2021 @ 8:18pm
      Apr 8, 2021
      tree down near the start just before the drop, unable to ride around, almost couldn't stop, friday 09 04 2021
      Feb 16, 2021 @ 7:08pm
      Feb 16, 2021
      trail in great shape - well-maintained
      Nov 25, 2020 @ 8:41am
      Nov 25, 2020
      Nov 19, 2020 @ 5:56pm
      Nov 19, 2020
      some branches/vegetation are intruding onto the trail at face height - mostly in the upper section
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 22 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 593 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
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      1 Review & Comments

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      Sammyp86 Trailforks Pro Subscriber (Apr 8, 2019 at 14:35)
       Such a sick trail. Turned out to be my favourite in the Redwoods. Rode it three times back to back Fast, chutey and narrow.Super fun and challenging track.
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