A long trail through the Intermountain West (AZ, UT, ID, WY, MT) first designed in the 1990s. It is multi-use, with several sections open to biking and motorized vehicles (often with alternative motorized and non-motorized routes). It is mostly mountainous forest, but also includes sections of desert and some connections through towns and rural valleys. Connects to the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) in the north, and the Arizona Trail (AT) in the south. The Arizona segment of the GWT has largely been forgotten since the AT was created.
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Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
< 2 days
< 1 week
< 2 weeks
< 1 month
< 6 months
> 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months.
Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades.
Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
Max Vehicle Width
Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
mountain biking recent
mountain biking (>6 month)
hiking (1 year)
moto (1 year)
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
Trails are shown in grey.
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