3,889 ft
Distance
33 ft
Climb
-791 ft
Descent
00:11:48
Avg time

Kataore Details

  • Riding Area
  • AKA
    Blue Lake DH
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop
  • Global Ranking
    #12127 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    20 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2014
  • Land Manager

A superb techinical, rooty, off-camber natural beauty. Hand-built, with lots of small drops (especially in the corners). Exits at the Blue Lake.

Access Info

Proceed along Tuhoto Ariki until you see the sign on your left.

Bike Park

More Stats for Kataore bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -757 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,535 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,316 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,292 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,535 ft
  • Grade max
    -156.7%
  • Grade min
    14.581%
  • Distance climb
    693 ft
  • Distance down
    3,048 ft
  • Distance flat
    148 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:48
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Status:
on Feb 5, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.7 (10 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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Access Road/Trail
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  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • 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
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Kataore Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Feb 5, 2018 @ 10:36am
      Feb 5, 2018
      The trail's riding really good. Pretty dry with only the odd damp spot. Pleasantly surprised with the recent rain :)
      Jan 13, 2018 @ 1:49pm
      Jan 13, 2018
      Was awesome, slick on the roots
      Mar 5, 2017 @ 9:17pm
      Mar 5, 2017
      roding supurbly
      Jul 11, 2016 @ 1:17am
      Jul 11, 2016
      off-camber and rooty...means slippery.
      Feb 21, 2015 @ 11:00am
      Feb 21, 2015
      Has bedded in really nicely. Riding well.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 9 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 42 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
      All
      • 271 rides
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      Photos

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      Kataore, Rotorua

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag muttongun (Jul 7, 2016 at 1:10)
       Awesome trail, had heavy rain on Wednesday, rode trail on Sunday and it was mint, not affected at all by the wet weather.
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