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Rose Bank

 

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GRADE: 4 LENGTH: 1KM

TRAIL MAP


BUILT: in 1997 by Fred Christensen.

Maintained by Nduro Events.


GETTING THERE: Starts off Pohaturoa Road, 700 metres up from the bridge from Waipa MTB carpark and ends just up from same bridge.


TRAIL DESCRIPTION: This is not a steep track but the narrow chutes combined with tree roots make it technical, especially in the wet.
It is a good one to finish a ride and see if you can whip it faster than the last time - in a very pretty part of the forest with Redwoods.

There are a couple of short pinch climbs with steps that are good for tuning your skills.
Finishes with a stream crossing that caused havoc at the 2010 and 2017 Singlespeed World Champs  - of the nearly 1000 riders in 2010, and 499 in 2017, rather a lot went ass over elbow!


Trail Profile supplied by Cheal Rotorua


GETTING OUT: Exits virtually at the entrance to the forest from Waipa MTB carpark. 

 

TRAIL PROFILE (click to enlarge)

 


Please ride within your limits, and be aware that trails can change with weather and heavy use from race events effecting their difficulty. Ride Rotorua will in no way be liable for any injury or damages arising from riding any of the trails listed on the Ride Rotorua website.

 

 

RIDERS COMMENTS:
a fun track through towering redwoods to end off the day with a few tricky bits to keep you on your toes ...

 

hoogie - 25/04/11 05:24pm

 

A little gem too often forgotten, but this is a great one to test yourself on.

 

bluedogSS - 06/03/09 03:42pm