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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
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Trail Popularity ?
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  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      There is a network of bike tracks running along side the Ashburton River. The 11.5km MTB Loop on the north side that is used for club races and an annual 6 hour race. There is also a track from here all the way to the river mouth and a track on the south side of the river from the bridge to Lake Hood.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: City Managed
      Hakatere Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Best starting point is the Skills Park off Dobson Street West. You can also access the tracks from the ends of Melrose Road, Chalmers Ave and Trevors Road.
      Links
      Region Details
      • 2
      • 2
      • 1
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Nov 22, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      6
      Trails Mountain Bike
      6
      Trails E-Bike
      5
      Trails Hike
      5
      Trails Trail Running
      5
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Dirtbike
      1
      Total Distance
      24 miles
      Total Descent
      507 ft
      Total Vertical
      392 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      454 ft
      Reports
      18
      Photos
      54
      Ridden Counter
      210

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance

      Photos of Ashburton Mountain Bike

      8 |
      May 31, 2020 @ 12:58am
      May 31, 2020
      12 |
      May 31, 2020 @ 12:58am
      May 31, 2020
      9 |
      May 31, 2020 @ 12:58am
      May 31, 2020
      112 |
      May 6, 2017 @ 12:57am
      May 6, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Ashburton MTB Loop
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 2:23pm
      Nov 22, 2020
      Drynathankershaw
      Boards n Bolders
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 3:23pm
      Jul 4, 2020
      Idealbryanmmch
      Ashburton/Hakatere River Trail
      Aug 6, 2019 @ 5:05pm
      Aug 6, 2019
      Variablehfearnbetween Milton and Cochran’s road...
      Lake Hood Trail
      Sep 24, 2016 @ 11:00pm
      Sep 24, 2016
      Dryjamesreidrides MCMTBCGreat Condition!

      Activity Feed

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      user #1983470nathankershawaddreportAshburton MTB Loop
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 2:23pm
      Nov 22, 2020
      user #1983470nathankershawcommenttrailAshburton MTB Loop
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 2:22pm
      Nov 22, 2020
      user #1983470nathankershawriddentrailAshburton MTB Loop
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 2:20pm
      Nov 22, 2020
      user #541783bencarson23wishlisttrailAshburton MTB Loop
      Nov 9, 2020 @ 12:17pm
      Nov 9, 2020
      user #2471062GeorgepLpdPKriddentrailAshburton MTB Loop
      Oct 25, 2020 @ 10:01pm
      Oct 25, 2020

      Recent Comments

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      user #1983470nathankershawtrailAshburton MTB LoopI second see ccrawford11; this track...
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 2:22pm
      Nov 22, 2020
      user #986032ccrawford11skillparkACL Skills ParkI can't believe nobody has commented on this...
      Jul 14, 2020 @ 6:04pm
      Jul 14, 2020
      user #986032ccrawford11trailAshburton MTB LoopThis trail is great for the terrain they...
      Jul 14, 2020 @ 5:58pm
      Jul 14, 2020

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      • By jamesreidrides MCMTBC & contributors
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