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      Back county riding around the DOC managed lake of Ashburton Lakes
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Land Status: Conservation Reserve
      Land Manager: Department of Conservation
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Apr 1, 2022

      Stats

      Trails (view details)
      8
      Trails Mountain Bike
      8
      Trails E-Bike
      8
      Trails Hike
      7
      Trails Trail Running
      7
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Total Distance
      23 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      8 miles
      Total Descent
      2,615 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,454 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,684 ft
      Reports
      7
      Photos
      4
      Ridden Counter
      121

      Photos of Ashburton Lakes Mountain Bike

      62 |
      Apr 26, 2021 @ 12:14am
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      Apr 26, 2021 @ 12:14am
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      Apr 26, 2021 @ 12:14am
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      65 |
      Apr 26, 2021 @ 12:14am
      Apr 26, 2021

      Videos of Ashburton Lakes Mountain Bike

      Riding to Mystery Lake
      3:46 | 13 | Oct 8, 2023 , Ashburton
      Riding to Mystery Lake
      3:46 | 13 | Oct 8, 2023 , Ashburton
      Riding to Mystery Lake
      3:46 | 11 | Oct 8, 2023 , Ashburton

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Smic1commenttrailactivity #46439550 and 3 more
      Nov 18, 2023 @ 9:00pm
      Nov 18, 2023
      Smic1riddentrailactivity #46439509 and 2 more
      Nov 18, 2023 @ 8:59pm
      Nov 18, 2023
      johnwheelzaddvideoactivity #45014726 and 2 more
      Oct 8, 2023 @ 5:38pm
      Oct 8, 2023
      markhollowayupdatetrailactivity #40482601 and 2 more
      May 31, 2023 @ 11:00am
      May 31, 2023
      matangi15riddentrailactivity #37508547
      Feb 16, 2023 @ 7:09pm
      Feb 16, 2023

      Recent Comments

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      Smic1trailMystery Lake DescentFirst section of downhill awkward with deep...
      Nov 18, 2023 @ 9:10pm
      Nov 18, 2023
      Smic1trailMystery Lake AscentBoggy in places, 4wd's have cut up where it...
      Nov 18, 2023 @ 9:05pm
      Nov 18, 2023
      Smic1trailMt Guy Terrace ClimbIn good condition Nov 2023
      Nov 18, 2023 @ 9:01pm
      Nov 18, 2023
      Smic1trailSteves Single TrackIn good condition, Nov 2023.
      Nov 18, 2023 @ 9:00pm
      Nov 18, 2023
      sneasttrailLake Clearwater Western Link TrackHi, I'm looking for an approx 3-4 hour ride...
      Aug 14, 2022 @ 10:13pm
      Aug 14, 2022

      Nearby Areas

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      Mt Hutt Bike Park 5 15 4 224.2 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike823 miles2,615 ft8 miles1,453 ft
      #9,379#1964775
      E-Bike823 miles2,615 ft8 miles1,453 ft
      #3,722#94716
      Hike723 miles2,559 ft8 miles1,453 ft
      #8,334#182714
      Trail Running723 miles2,559 ft8 miles1,453 ft
      #8,304#18074
      Dirtbike/Moto16 miles338 ft4,770 ft686 ft
      • By jamesreidrides MBA & contributors
      • Admins: MBA, ryan-mooore
      • #45190 - 1,414 views

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