3,532 ft
Distance
319 ft
Climb
-88 ft
Descent
00:14:39
Avg time

Tank To Town Details

  • Riding Area
  • AKA
    Town to Tank
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #20036 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Utilising some reinstated old school trails alongside newer sections the profile is punishing. Very steep pinch climbs mean most locals use alternatives (As You Do is a good one to get from Lynmore into the forest). Good for training, not in keeping with the flowing nature of other trails in the forest.

source: Ride Rotorua
Access Info

From the grass verge beside Tarawera Road, Tank to Town crosses over to the intersection of Tokorangi Pa Road and Lynmore Link.

Bike Park

More Stats for Tank To Town bike trail
  • Altitude change
    230 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,145 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,447 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,148 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,378 ft
  • Grade
    6.519%
  • Grade max
    -21.265%
  • Grade min
    45.611%
  • Distance climb
    2,272 ft
  • Distance down
    851 ft
  • Distance flat
    409 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:31
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Status:
on Nov 27, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • 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
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      Tank To Town Trail Reports

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      Nov 27, 2018 @ 12:34am
      Nov 27, 2018
      Last 2 weekends cleared drains, removed debris and put in some new drains. Some minor track repairs carried out. Thanks to whoever brush cut some...
      Jun 9, 2018 @ 8:30pm
      Jun 9, 2018
      Mar 6, 2018 @ 8:36pm
      Mar 6, 2018
      Feb 23, 2018 @ 6:47pm
      Feb 23, 2018
      Feb 2, 2018 @ 4:17pm
      Feb 2, 2018
      Some easing of gradient in the first section at the bottom to make it rideable uphill - these will be soft until some dry weather and traffic firm...
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      • 4 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
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      Tank To Town, Rotorua

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