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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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  • > 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
  • 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
      The Ashburton River Trail is a network of bike tracks running along side the Ashburton River. There is a 12km 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
      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.
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      Region Details
      • 3
      • 1
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Aug 6, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,010
      Trails (view details)
      5
      Trails Mountain Bike
      5
      Trails E-Bike
      4
      Trails Hike
      4
      Trails Trail Running
      4
      Total Distance
      20 miles
      Total Descent
      358 ft
      Total Vertical
      312 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      374 ft
      Reports
      15
      Photos
      28
      Ridden Counter
      114

      Popular Ashburton Mountain Biking Trails

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance

      Photos of Ashburton Mountain Bike

      trail: MTB Loop
      4 |
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 12:07am
      Oct 12, 2019
      14 |
      Jan 4, 2019 @ 12:36pm
      Jan 4, 2019
      trail: MTB Loop
      50 |
      May 6, 2017 @ 12:57am
      May 6, 2017
      trail: MTB Loop
      84 |
      May 6, 2017 @ 12:49am
      May 6, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Hakatere River Trail
      Aug 6, 2019 @ 5:05pm
      Aug 6, 2019
      Variablehfearnbetween Milton and Cochran’s road...
      Boards n Bolders
      Jan 4, 2019 @ 12:38pm
      Jan 4, 2019
      Drybikehq MCMTBC Growth has been sprayed back and trimmed....
      MTB Loop
      May 4, 2018 @ 3:21am
      May 4, 2018
      VariableflowwolfRunning sweet. Newly added northshore...
      Lake Hood Trail
      Sep 24, 2016 @ 11:00pm
      Sep 24, 2016
      Drybikehq MCMTBCGreat Condition!

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1949717Yeetman23voteskillparkACL Skills Park
      Nov 14, 2019 @ 12:05pm
      2 days
      user #1949717Yeetman23riddenskillparkACL Skills Park
      Nov 14, 2019 @ 12:05pm
      2 days
      user #1966445NathanFeronriddentrailHakatere River Trail and 3 more
      Oct 27, 2019 @ 8:40pm
      Oct 27, 2019
      user #997132bikehqaddphoto in Ashburton, New Zealand
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 12:07am
      Oct 12, 2019
      user #1853850Roonsy84riddentrailMTB Loop and 1 more
      Oct 8, 2019 @ 2:04am
      Oct 8, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Orari 425.7 km
      Mt Hutt Bike Park 2 16 4 430.7 km
      McHugh's Forest 137.8 km
      • By bikehq MCMTBC & contributors
      • Admins: sykic, MCMTBC
      • #14680 - 2,559 views

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