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      Ashley Forest a private forest managed by Rayonier Matariki. The North Canterbury Cycle Club has organised access by permit. In agreement with Rayonier, the Forest Permit Tag allows cycling access on their private forest roads in Ashley, Okuku and Mt Thomas forests, as well as on the club built single tracks in the Ashley forest.
      The trails are mainly shingle roads, access its through locked gates. There is approx. 5 kms of unposted single tracks
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Apr 2, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      28
      Trails Mountain Bike
      28
      Trails E-Bike
      8
      Trails Hike
      14
      Trails Trail Running
      14
      Total Distance
      11 miles
      Total Descent
      2,872 ft
      Total Vertical
      429 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      816 ft
      Reports
      20
      Photos
      5
      Ridden Counter
      961

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 2 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 2 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 8 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance

      Photos of Ashley Forest Mountain Bike

      59 |
      Apr 26, 2020 @ 4:03am
      Apr 26, 2020
      trail: Full Weasel
      51 |
      Apr 26, 2020 @ 4:03am
      Apr 26, 2020
      trail: Full Weasel
      67 |
      Apr 26, 2020 @ 4:03am
      Apr 26, 2020
      trail: Full Weasel
      61 |
      Apr 26, 2020 @ 4:03am
      Apr 26, 2020
      65 |
      Apr 26, 2020 @ 4:03am
      Apr 26, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1915676HelenBorgriddentrailStu's
      Apr 9, 2021 @ 2:33pm
      Apr 9, 2021
      user #1167732JuJuWritesriddentrailRally Sprint and 1 more
      Apr 3, 2021 @ 12:38am
      Apr 3, 2021
      user #1781317BlairperstonaddreportCourtney Road Link
      Apr 2, 2021 @ 7:10pm
      Apr 2, 2021
      user #1497049sykicaddtrailConnector
      Mar 24, 2021 @ 1:15am
      Mar 24, 2021
      user #1497049sykicupdatetrailSwinging Full Compression and 1 more
      Mar 24, 2021 @ 1:14am
      Mar 24, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2388569revoccrtrailPig Routegreat- short and sharp
      Nov 28, 2020 @ 11:05pm
      Nov 28, 2020
      user #2388569revoccrtrailMashed Potatoespretty overgrown - nothing to get excited...
      Nov 28, 2020 @ 11:03pm
      Nov 28, 2020
      user #2087518gsmtbreportPotato LaneAt this stage should be called Gorse Lane Trail
      Jun 12, 2020 @ 9:31pm
      Jun 12, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Mount Grey8.3 km
      Waimakariri River Regional Park 813.9 km
      McLeans Forest 916.2 km
      Bottle Lake Forest 616.6 km
      Port Hills West 4 5 224 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2811 miles2,871 ft5 miles430 ft
      #1,719#7152031,072
      E-Bike82 miles659 ft1 mile328 ft
      #8318242
      Hike146 miles1,614 ft3 miles430 ft
      #197186
      Trail Running146 miles1,614 ft3 miles430 ft
      #185182
      • By mtbkingchch & contributors
      • Admins: MBA, sykic
      • #25121 - 4,332 views
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