807 ft
Distance
-131 ft
Descent
00:03:57
Avg time

Pigeon Run Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Gap Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #12941 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 30 in E-Biking

A virtually straight run down the fall line of the hill. Some long gap jumps with narrow take-offs and even narrower landings. Only for skilled riders and must be scoped before riding.

source: Ride Rotorua
Access Info

A short climb from the intersection of Nursery Road/Radio Hut Road/Katore Road. brings you firstly to the entry to Double Down on your right, after that is the entry for Grinder, then the entry for Pigeon Run. Or, you can take the Grinder entry and Pigeon run is an obvious right turn off that.

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More Stats for Pigeon Run bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -131 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,181 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,312 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,312 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,181 ft
  • Grade max
    -27.149%
  • Grade min
    -4.572%
  • Distance down
    807 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:57
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Status:
on Dec 5, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
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  • Ideal
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  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
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      Directions to pigeon-run trailhead (-38.167610, 176.270310)
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      Pigeon Run Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Dec 5, 2018 @ 6:03pm
      Dec 5, 2018
      Remove windfall from trail
      Nov 7, 2018 @ 4:49pm
      Nov 7, 2018
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 8 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 112 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 123 rides
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      Photos

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      127 |
      Apr 17, 2014 @ 2:40pm
      Apr 17, 2014
      587 |
      Jan 28, 2013 @ 10:02pm
      Jan 28, 2013
      306 |
      Aug 11, 2012 @ 11:30pm
      Aug 11, 2012
      177 |
      Aug 11, 2012 @ 11:26pm
      Aug 11, 2012

      Routes with this trail

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      titleratingdistance
      2016 Nduro Winter Series Race 1- Long Course
      26 miles
      (UNOFFICIAL) Winter Series Mid Course 2017
      16 miles
      2018 winter series rnd1 short course unofficial race
      10 miles
      Whaka 100 2016 race
      61 miles

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      Pigeon Run Rotorua - GOPRO Edit
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