4,669 ft
Distance
3 ft
Climb
-918 ft
Descent
00:08:42
Avg time

Taniwha National DH 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
    Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #2536 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    10 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking

Steep technical DH with optional big jumps and drops, fast and technical international level downhill race track.

This was the Rotorua DH venue for various nationals over the years and also the Oceanias in 2003 and an EWS stage in 2015.

The Taniwha continues to be the venue for club and national races. Lots of new lines cut over the years.

Very weather proof. World class.

source: Ride Rotorua

Bike Park

More Stats for Taniwha National DH bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -915 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,181 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,096 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,096 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,181 ft
  • Grade max
    -42.474%
  • Grade min
    5.545%
  • Distance climb
    64 ft
  • Distance down
    4,554 ft
  • Distance flat
    51 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:42
  • Avg reverse time
    00:18:39
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Status:
on Jan 11, 2019
Dry
Avg: 5 (5 votes)

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  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Other Other
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      Taniwha National DH Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jan 11, 2019 @ 10:47pm
      Jan 11, 2019
      Oct 24, 2018 @ 6:31pm
      Oct 24, 2018
      Oct 24, 2018 @ 6:31pm
      Oct 24, 2018
      Tree across ride line , 6inchs wide
      Sep 9, 2018 @ 1:56pm
      Sep 9, 2018
      Remove chest crusher tree on mushroom line
      Apr 30, 2018 @ 6:23am
      Apr 30, 2018
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 7 rides
      • 24 miles avg distance
      All
      • 104 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      37 |
      Jul 31, 2019 @ 3:26am
      Jul 31, 2019
      85 |
      Mar 27, 2019 @ 3:34am
      Mar 27, 2019
      78 |
      Mar 27, 2019 @ 3:34am
      Mar 27, 2019
      45 |
      Feb 15, 2019 @ 11:55am
      Feb 15, 2019

      Trail Lists

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      2018 2W Race 1 6 Stage - AEFBDC
      24 miles
      EWS 2017 GIANT Toa race
      33 miles
      EWS Rotorua 2017 race
      37 miles

      Trail Products

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag oweNickel (Feb 28, 2016 at 23:19)
       Another track that doesn't end. Left us wondering where to go. Last third has been logged.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag Startgas (May 19, 2016 at 14:04)
       Amazing trail when i was there 2014/2015. So many line choices!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag SamBradbury (Jan 2, 2018 at 2:15)
       Epic!
      [Reply]

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