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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      For competent riders, 2-5 hours, 30km of trails in total.

      Over 30km of trail is available for riding at Arapuke. Trails are mainly a mixture of grade 3 and grade 4 trails for intermediate to advanced riders, with a couple of grade 5 trails thrown in. There is plenty of smooth flowing trails to reward the 4km climb up Back Track. to get there or you can take a drive up Scott's Rd to the new car park and enjoy the trails at the top.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Shuttleable: YES
      AKA: Kahuterawa (K-Loop)
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      End of Kahuterawa Road, or Scotts Road
      Links
      Region Details
      • 8
      • 5
      • 13
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Sep 28, 2019 ago
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      MMBC
      (www.mmbc.co.nz)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #381
      Trails (view details)
      36
      Trails Mountain Bike
      36
      Trails E-Bike
      28
      Trails Hike
      10
      Trails Trail Running
      10
      Total Distance
      21 miles
      Total Descent
      8,195 ft
      Total Vertical
      942 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,421 ft
      Reports
      71
      Photos
      86
      Ridden Counter
      6,945

      Photos of Arapuke Forest Mountain Bike

      trail: NewOldSkool
      29 |
      Sep 1, 2019 @ 2:37pm
      Sep 1, 2019
      trail: Kārearea
      9 |
      Mar 22, 2019 @ 8:09pm
      Mar 22, 2019
      trail: Chewbacca
      24 |
      Mar 17, 2019 @ 12:46am
      Mar 17, 2019
      trail: Kārearea
      47 |
      Feb 14, 2019 @ 2:54pm
      Feb 14, 2019

      Videos of Arapuke Forest Mountain Bike

      Home MTB Downhill with Braking Telemetry on...
      3:57 | 49 | May 22, 2019
      Third Run with Brake Power Meter
      1:45 | 30 | May 5, 2019
      Blind Run With Brake Power Meter
      1:50 | 25 | May 5, 2019
      Brake Power Meter Telemetry on GoPro
      trail: Chewbacca
      2:37 | 6453 | Apr 18, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Rhythm and Vines
      Sep 28, 2019 @ 2:39pm
      Sep 28, 2019
      WetJosh0983Minor Water drainage issue, standing...
      NewOldSkool
      Sep 19, 2019 @ 2:27pm
      Sep 19, 2019
      Variabledirtologist MMBC
      Kārearea
      Sep 19, 2019 @ 1:59am
      Sep 19, 2019
      DryTuracoDry but firm. Some ruts in switchbacks...
      Siberian Express
      Sep 1, 2019 @ 2:32pm
      Sep 1, 2019
      Unknowndirtologist MMBC
      Back Track
      Jul 27, 2019 @ 5:37pm
      Jul 27, 2019
      VariableKylewilloughbyA few wet spots and a bit mossy on some...
      Chewbacca
      Jun 3, 2019 @ 5:48pm
      Jun 3, 2019
      Prevalent MudtherealalexmcgQuite slippery on the roots and off camber!
      Zig Zag Link
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 1:48pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      Drychristiaanjs
      Pūpū Rahi
      Jan 25, 2019 @ 9:03pm
      Jan 25, 2019
      DryKylewilloughby Great conditions for riding, clear...
      About Time
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 10:35pm
      Jan 13, 2019
      Dryjas95
      Ripper
      Jul 20, 2018 @ 8:21pm
      Jul 20, 2018
      Prevalent MudEnduroNoobPretty muddy and slippery, all features...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #931144toddmurray1riddentrailRiff Raff and 1 more
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 4:05am
      Oct 13, 2019
      user #1581556KingsleyHriddentrailChewbacca
      Oct 11, 2019 @ 7:56pm
      Oct 11, 2019
      user #554023kiwirobriddentrailRocky and 1 more
      Oct 9, 2019 @ 12:52pm
      Oct 9, 2019
      user #554023kiwirobwishlisttrailKissing Rock and 4 more
      Oct 9, 2019 @ 12:50pm
      Oct 9, 2019
      user #554023kiwirobvotetrailAbout Time and 5 more
      Oct 9, 2019 @ 12:48pm
      Oct 9, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1211791ZacscotttrailChewbaccaFreaking awesome new track. Track takes from...
      Apr 19, 2019 @ 3:10pm
      Apr 19, 2019
      user #1489993GrahamPudneytrailRhythm and VinesExcellent down hill track. Flowing and smooth....
      Mar 28, 2019 @ 11:02pm
      Mar 28, 2019
      user #1489993GrahamPudneytrailIce BreakerGood track. Bit of a laugh.
      Mar 28, 2019 @ 11:01pm
      Mar 28, 2019
      user #1489993GrahamPudneytrailBack TrackGood slog climb to the top.
      Mar 28, 2019 @ 11:00pm
      Mar 28, 2019
      user #1712750LukelennoxtrailJack And The BeanstalkGreat up! I remember riding here back in 2002...
      Feb 13, 2019 @ 9:27pm
      Feb 13, 2019

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