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Hill Climb Challenge

Category: Festival Event


Location: Mountain Road, Rotorua, New Zealand

Website: www.rotoruabikefestival.com/hill-climb-challenge



Saturday 27th October
2.00pm - 4.00pm
Bottom of Mountain Road, Western Heights
$5 per rider. Spectators and Hecklers FREE

Challenge yourself and your mates by cycling to the top of Mt Ngongotaha! Starting from the bottom of Mountain Road, enjoying stunning views as far as Lake Rotoiti and great atmosphere as you climb the steady, not-too-steep road to the top. Climb as fast or as slow as you want. The last 1.5km are unlike any other stretch of road in Rotorua, as you are surrounded by the bush and birdlife of the Mt Ngongotaha Scenic Reserve, yet still get to enjoy a sealed road surface. Categories for men, women, road and mountain-bikes. Riders set off every 30seconds so you can ride at your own pace. All finishers stay at the top until the last rider ascends, then enjoy the easy ride all the way down! Spectators welcome and encouraged to gather at the ‘gate’ half-way up, near Aorangi Peak restaurant, to encourage the climbers as loudly as possible!