2 miles
Distance
246 ft
Climb
-1,112 ft
Descent
00:09:53
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #804

The new split endz after the havest, rebuilt with a new start location. Staying true to the nature of the trail that made it many rider's favourite back in 2007, the Rotorua Trails Trust rebuilt version retains the mellow, flowing style of the original. It is far longer though, with insightful reading of the contours by the trail builders to milk as much distance and smoothness from the terrain as possible.
There’s a gentle descent the entire length of the trail - so little need for pedalling input. Riders are more likely to need to take a rest to ease their aching arms and sore faces from so much smiling on the long ride down!
Although many corners have a consistent sweeping bend, there is the occasional turn that is a little tighter and requires riders to feather their brakes to roll around. Just enough to keep things interesting and make sure you're paying attention.
After traversing across the western side of Moerangi Hill the trail enters a short section of forest before emerging into yet more sinewy lines of trail, wrapping around the hillside to continue dropping riders until an eventual arrival at the forested area of Pondy New trail

Access Info

Accessed by the Timewarp climb from the summit of the Moerangi Road saddle. The view from the start of the trail currently wins the prize of best view in the forest – a panorama including Green Lake, Mt Ruapehu and Rotorua City and the lake, worth an extended rest (there’s even a park bench up there) on a good day after the long climb

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Split Endz V2 rebuilt mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -866 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,504 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,372 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,370 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,504 ft
  • Grade
    -7.368%
  • Grade max
    -49.758%
  • Grade min
    43.351%
  • Distance climb
    2,660 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    656 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:53
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Status:
on Jun 15, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.6 (5 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to split-endz-v2-rebuilt trailhead (-38.198000, 176.309160)
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Split Endz V2... Trail Reports

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Apr 16, 2018 @ 11:46pm
Apr 16, 2018
Split Endz V2 rebuilt
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Jan 1, 2018 @ 5:39pm
Jan 1, 2018
Split Endz V2 rebuilt
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Oct 16, 2016 @ 11:57am
Oct 16, 2016
Split Endz V2 rebuilt

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Split Enz Trail, Rotorua, NZ
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