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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
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
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
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 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
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • 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
  • 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
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      Region Details
      • 93
      • 25
      • 125
      • 155
      • 25
      • 33
      • 25

      Region Status
      Open as of 2 days

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      510
      Trails Mountain Bike
      512
      Trails E-Bike
      77
      Trails Hike
      322
      Trails Trail Running
      322
      Trails Horse
      1
      Total Distance
      756 miles
      Total Descent
      142,801 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,245 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,249 ft
      Reports
      3,508
      Photos
      3,663
      Ridden Counter
      57,165

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      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 44 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 41 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 479 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance

      Photos of Canterbury Mountain Bike

      trail: Rapaki Track
      24 |
      Jan 22, 2019 @ 1:22am
      Jan 22, 2019
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      109 |
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      Oct 22, 2017
      trail: MTB Loop
      49 |
      May 6, 2017 @ 12:57am
      May 6, 2017
      trail: MTB Loop
      82 |
      May 6, 2017 @ 12:49am
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      Videos of Canterbury Mountain Bike

      Whislife
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      2:09 | 381 | May 14, 2019
      Cooper's creek on Intense Sniper
      1:06 | 69 | May 12, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Edge Track
      Craigieburn Trails
      Oct 21, 2019 @ 7:28pm
      2 days
      DrynennarvMint! 1 hike a bike section unless you...
      Cockayne Alley
      Craigieburn Trails
      Oct 21, 2019 @ 7:27pm
      2 days
      Drynennarv 2 trees down. 1 in a jump/drop landing,...
      Swamp Track
      Hanmer Forest Park
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 11:36pm
      Oct 19, 2019
      DryleefluffReally good fun climb. Rolling smooth
      Swoop
      Hanmer Forest Park
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 11:35pm
      Oct 19, 2019
      DryleefluffRecent repairs on corners holding well....
      Tank
      Hanmer Forest Park
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 11:33pm
      Oct 19, 2019
      VariableleefluffRunning well. Some of the flatter...
      Gung Ho
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 9:05pm
      Oct 19, 2019
      VariableDobswanBerms abit slippery from recent rain,...
      Kowhai Trail
      Kaikoura
      Oct 18, 2019 @ 8:33pm
      Oct 18, 2019
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      Luge
      Craigieburn Trails
      Oct 18, 2019 @ 3:32pm
      Oct 18, 2019
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      V-Twin
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      Oct 10, 2019 @ 1:15am
      Oct 10, 2019
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      Ohau
      Oct 8, 2019 @ 11:27pm
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      Activity Feed

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      user #1922698HannahWillmottwishlisttrailLittle River Rail Trail - Motukarara to Little River
      Oct 23, 2019 @ 2:50am
      17 hours
      user #1922698HannahWillmottwishlisttrailForeshore Track
      Oct 23, 2019 @ 2:49am
      17 hours
      user #1922698HannahWillmottwishlisttrailPackhorse Hut and 1 more
      Oct 23, 2019 @ 2:49am
      17 hours
      user #1922698HannahWillmottwishlisttrailDouble Fenceline
      Oct 23, 2019 @ 2:47am
      17 hours
      user #1660952dannywebsterriddentrailYet To Be Named Jump Line
      Oct 22, 2019 @ 5:15pm
      1 days

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1954855PoillynztrailGodley HeadTrack is real good. Lots of steeper up hill to...
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 10:43pm
      Oct 19, 2019
      user #1906481LongNathantrailTaramea Track / Montgomery SpurWhatch out for the dive bombing Lapwings when...
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 1:03pm
      Oct 19, 2019
      user #1271410nellyt123trailBlack DogTrail does exist. It is not sign posted and...
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 10:30pm
      Oct 6, 2019
      user #1399577tqmtrailV-TwinThis track has been officially named V-Twin in...
      Sep 20, 2019 @ 3:27am
      Sep 20, 2019
      user #1283476colpoweredtrailFrog PondThe photo of the chairlift has nothing to do...
      Aug 3, 2019 @ 4:53pm
      Aug 3, 2019

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