807 ft
Distance
-131 ft
Descent
00:02:56
Avg time

Pigeon Run Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • TTFs on Trail
    Gap Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #12941 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    30 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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.

Bike Park

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
    00:02:56
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Status:
on Dec 5, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.65 (3 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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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

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  • > 80%
  • > 70%
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  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

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

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  • 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
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  • 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
Directions to pigeon-run trailhead (-38.167610, 176.270310)
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Pigeon Run Trail Reports

datedescription
Dec 5, 2018 @ 6:03pm
Dec 5, 2018
Remove windfall from trail
Nov 7, 2018 @ 4:49pm
Nov 7, 2018
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Photos

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115 |
Apr 17, 2014 @ 2:40pm
Apr 17, 2014
Pigeon Run, Rotorua
562 |
Jan 28, 2013 @ 10:02pm
Jan 28, 2013
Pigeon Run, Rotorua
302 |
Aug 11, 2012 @ 11:30pm
Aug 11, 2012
Pigeon Run, Rotorua
172 |
Aug 11, 2012 @ 11:26pm
Aug 11, 2012
Pigeon Run, Rotorua

Routes with this trail

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