4,692 ft
Distance
4 ft
Climb
-244 ft
Descent
00:02:55
Avg time

Sandy Skid Road Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Local Popularity
    30 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 45 in E-Biking
    • 40 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback

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Sandy Skid Road is a 1 km less popular dirt/gravel road trail located near Rotorua. This multi-use trail can be used both directions. On average it takes 2 minutes to complete this trail.

More Stats for Sandy Skid Road bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -240 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,190 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,430 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,430 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,191 ft
  • Grade
    -5.1%
  • Grade max
    -20.2%
  • Grade min
    5.2%
  • Distance climb
    154 ft
  • Distance down
    3,698 ft
  • Distance flat
    295 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:55
  • Avg reverse time
    00:09:45
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Status:
on Apr 13, 2021
Wet
Avg: 2.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • moto (1 year)
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      Sandy Skid Road Trail Reports

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      Apr 13, 2021 @ 3:06pm
      Apr 13, 2021
      Tree down across road, not far up from 8 mile
      Dec 26, 2019 @ 9:49pm
      Dec 26, 2019
      Couldn't find the southern half of this road, ended up taking the pondy elevator
      Jan 1, 2019 @ 9:18am
      Jan 1, 2019
      Remove reachable overhanging tree
      Dec 30, 2018 @ 1:24pm
      Dec 30, 2018
      There is a tree down across the first part of the road, can ride under it no problem.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 40 rides
      • 22 miles avg distance
      All
      • 258 rides
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      Apr 13, 2021 @ 7:08pm
      Apr 13, 2021
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      Jan 1, 2019 @ 9:18am
      Jan 1, 2019

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      1 Review & Comments

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      Farrar (Jan 19, 2019 at 18:04)
       Sandy skid road is pond elevator, there is no road here.
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