Right from the start there are a few small doubles (rollable) before a couple of sizeable features with easier lines: The first is a drop. When it has had recent maintenance the transition is smooth and it's not particularly difficult. When there has been a period of weather-induced wear the landing can be square edged. Scope it first if you haven't done it for a while.
Shortly after that is a sizeable gap jump. It has an obvious easy route signposted around it, the gap is not massive but does require a reasonably smooth, fast run into it in order to clear it smoothly. The hardest part can be threading through the pine trees straight after the landing!
The remainder of the trail is loads of medium sized jumps, all rollable, with some bigger gaps and drops off line.
Intersects a few times with Corners so if it's getting a bit much you can bail out to the easier flow of Corners trail.
After a section of hairpin berms (which lazy riders plough straight down the middle of because they don't want to turn corners) there are a few progressively bigger jumps. They're rollable at moderate speed, but if you're honking down the trail you're going to be getting some airtime.
After riding Huckleberry Hound from the shuttle drop off point on Tawa Rd. you'll exit onto Hill Rd. Corners trail is straight ahead of you, but head left down the hill 20 metres then the Huckleberry Hound trail is on your right.
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More Stats for Little Red Riding Huck mountain bike trail
Altitude change-692 ft
Altitude min1,181 ft
Altitude max1,873 ft
Altitude start1,873 ft
Altitude end1,181 ft
Distance climb64 ft
Distance down3,604 ft
Distance flat199 ft
Avg reverse time00:02:30
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Little Red... Trail Reports
Jan 20, 2017 @ 12:35pmJan 20, 2017
|trail closed and will be eliminated - that area of forest is being harvested|
Jun 20, 2016 @ 5:41pmJun 20, 2016
|After a newly cleared area, there is an ambiguous arrow pointing right. Straight on is Corners continuing. Right goes a little way but then has a...|
Apr 29, 2016 @ 2:26pmApr 29, 2016
|Trail reopened now|
Apr 28, 2016 @ 2:46pmApr 28, 2016
|Logging from 14 March 2016|
Oct 15, 2015 @ 12:12amOct 15, 2015
Whakarewarewa Forest Rotorua
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|Whaka 50 2016 race||31.8 miles|
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