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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 intendid direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
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  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • 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.
      Links
      Region Details
      • 3
      • 1
      • 1


      Caution on Jan 4, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,554
      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
      14
      Photos
      27
      Ridden Counter
      80

      Popular Ashburton River Mountain Biking Trails

      Photos of Ashburton River Mountain Bike

      5 |
      Jan 4, 2019 @ 12:36pm
      Jan 4, 2019
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      Jan 4, 2019 @ 12:36pm
      Jan 4, 2019
      36 |
      May 6, 2017 @ 12:57am
      May 6, 2017
      70 |
      May 6, 2017 @ 12:49am
      May 6, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Boards n Bolders
      Jan 4, 2019 @ 12:38pm
      Jan 4, 2019
      Drybikehq MCMTBC Growth has been sprayed back and trimmed....
      River Trail Loop
      May 4, 2018 @ 3:21am
      May 4, 2018
      VariableflowwolfRunning sweet. Newly added northshore...
      Hakatere River Trail
      Nov 20, 2017 @ 7:12pm
      Nov 20, 2017
      DryAshboss123Birch pollen
      Lake Hood Trail
      Sep 24, 2016 @ 11:00pm
      Sep 24, 2016
      Drybikehq MCMTBCGreat Condition!

      Activity Feed

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      user #997132bikehqaddridelogApr 22, 2019 ride log
      Apr 22, 2019 @ 11:30pm
      2 days
      user #997132bikehqaddridelogApr 20, 2019 ride log
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 11:30pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      user #1549091Stretch23addridelogApr 18, 2019 ride log
      Apr 18, 2019 @ 11:02pm
      Apr 18, 2019
      user #1658278whitedudeaddridelogApr 18, 2019 ride log
      Apr 18, 2019 @ 5:16pm
      Apr 18, 2019
      user #1658278whitedudeaddridelogApr 16, 2019 ride log
      Apr 16, 2019 @ 6:21pm
      Apr 16, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Orari 425.7 km
      Mt Hutt Bike Park 3 16 4 430.7 km
      McHugh's Forest 137.8 km
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