1,943 ft
-149 ft
Avg time

Te Ara Puna Details

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  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
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  • TTFs on trail
    Gap Jump
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A climb out of Dragons Tail clearing to swoop down to the end of Duck Pond Rd via a few high speed berms. A large gap jump at the end can be avoided if air time is not your thing.

Te Ara Puna means The Pond Trail. It runs down to the top of Duck Pond Rd with fast, bermed sections.

From the exit it's a fast forest road run down Duck Pond to the T-intersection on Larch Rd. Stop for a while and admire the Duck Pond - cleared and landscaped.

source: Ride Rotorua
Access Info

The entrance to this is at the skid site on Dragon's Tail that has the short berms and jumps section. As you drop out of the pine trees into the clearing Te Ara Puna is immediately on your left.

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More Stats for Te Ara Puna mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -149 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,171 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,320 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,320 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,171 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance down
    1,793 ft
  • Distance flat
    150 ft
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on Oct 9, 2017
Avg: 2.5 (2 votes)

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Te Ara Puna Trail Reports


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Mar 21, 2012 @ 12:38am
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