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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
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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 ?
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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Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
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      Region Details
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      • 38
      • 149
      • 186
      • 45
      • 61
      • 33
      • 2

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      826
      Trails Mountain Bike
      688
      Trails E-Bike
      328
      Trails Hike
      502
      Trails Trail Running
      502
      Trails Horse
      12
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      5
      Trails Snowmobile
      8
      Trails Snowshoe
      13
      Trails Downhill Ski
      91
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      21
      Trails Nordic Ski
      10
      Total Distance
      1,098 mile
      Total Descent
      226,759 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,787 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,789 ft
      Reports
      6,318
      Photos
      5,103
      Ridden Counter
      125,450

      Popular Canterbury Mountain Biking Trails

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      Old Dyers Road (Lower Choir Boy)
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      Loess Rider
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      Summit Connection
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      Bowenvale Traverse - East
      Port Hills West
      Sesame Street
      Victoria Park
      Rapaki Track
      Port Hills West
      Brake Free
      Victoria Park
      Chairlift Access Road
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      Lord of the Possums
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      The Worm
      Victoria Park
      Dyers Side Trails Access
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      Shredzilla
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      Flying Nun
      Port Hills West
      Mt Vernon
      Port Hills West
      Gum Trees
      Victoria Park

      Canterbury Mountain Bike Routes

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      Crocodile - Flying Nun - Mount Vernon
      Port Hills West
      24 miles
      Kaikoura Trail
      Kaikoura
      29 miles
      Port Hills Traverse
      Crocodile XC MTB Park
      22 miles
      Sumner - Godley Head Loop
      Port Hills East
      15 miles
      Cross Country Loop
      Mt Hutt Bike Park
      6 miles
      Kennedys bush to Sumner and back
      Port Hills East
      58 miles
      Godley Head to Mount Pleasant Loop
      Port Hills East
      15 miles
      CAP - Anaconda
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      18 miles
      RAPAKI -SUMNER LOOP
      Port Hills West
      22 miles
      Top of Cap to the top of halswell quarry into XC park
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      4 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 2 rides
      Yesterday
      • 79 rides
      Past Week
      • 751 rides

      Photos of Canterbury Mountain Bike

      trail: SMC
      31 |
      May 4, 2021 @ 3:01pm
      May 4, 2021
      trail: SMC
      36 |
      May 4, 2021 @ 3:01pm
      May 4, 2021
      28 |
      Mar 3, 2021 @ 6:44pm
      Mar 3, 2021
      41 |
      Dec 29, 2020 @ 3:11pm
      Dec 29, 2020
      29 |
      Oct 18, 2019 @ 9:48pm
      Oct 18, 2019
      trail: Fenceline
      185 |
      Oct 22, 2017 @ 6:39pm
      Oct 22, 2017
      157 |
      May 6, 2017 @ 12:57am
      May 6, 2017
      261 |
      May 10, 2008 @ 1:46am
      May 10, 2008

      Videos of Canterbury Mountain Bike

      black pearl road gap
      12 | Oct 10, 2021
      Superman MTB Crash
      57 | Sep 22, 2021
      lllloamer!!!
      trail: Brent's
      9 | Sep 7, 2021
      Pedal Fine ( RAW )
      trail: Pedal Fine
      18 | Aug 23, 2021
      7 | Aug 22, 2021
      PoNOS TIME!
      trail: Pono's
      7 | Aug 22, 2021
      Shralp fail
      65 | Apr 8, 2021
      Gung Ho night ride crash
      trail: Gung Ho
      60 | Jan 28, 2021

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Full Monty
      Port Hills West
      Oct 13, 2021 @ 10:08pm
      Oct 13, 2021
      Wetbryanmmch
      Mt Oxford Track
      Rangiora
      Oct 5, 2021 @ 1:19am
      Oct 5, 2021
      VariableJaydigityLots and lots of trees down. One...
      Perseverance
      Hanmer Forest Park
      Sep 30, 2021 @ 2:58pm
      Sep 30, 2021
      IdealHSMTBCLUB HSMBC SW section closed. Follow re-direction...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1065289blackapturphotoaddphotoCaitlin Titheridge, George Chapman at 3rd Base in Christchurch, New Zealand and 3 more
      Oct 19, 2021 @ 2:12pm
      11 hours
      user #1065289blackapturphotoaddphotoCorban Blampied at Grommies in Christchurch, New Zealand and 1 more
      Oct 19, 2021 @ 2:12pm
      11 hours
      user #2885181Bazdog31wishlisttrailSwinger Party and 1 more
      Oct 19, 2021 @ 12:06pm
      13 hours
      user #792164andyhall91riddentrailMach 1
      Oct 18, 2021 @ 4:53pm
      1 day
      user #1497049ryan-moooreaddtrailDouble Vision
      Oct 18, 2021 @ 1:49am
      2 days

      Recent Comments

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      user #937828Ramekakid69trailTombstoneGreat trail, heaps off flow and fun tech...
      Oct 17, 2021 @ 12:14am
      Oct 17, 2021
      user #1756554jimbob79trailAddictionThis track was great fun. Well worth the trip...
      Oct 9, 2021 @ 8:08pm
      Oct 9, 2021
      user #1690923SLottieBtrailBlowhard Tracktrack is in average condition with a lot of...
      Oct 5, 2021 @ 10:32pm
      Oct 5, 2021
      user #1690923SLottieBtrailMt Oxford TrackGreat trail! quite a few trees down, a few...
      Oct 5, 2021 @ 10:29pm
      Oct 5, 2021
      user #1664774speedydantrailTwizel River TrailMiddle section flooded
      Oct 4, 2021 @ 4:29pm
      Oct 4, 2021

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike688920 miles167,133 ft398 miles5,246 ft
      5,0906,30459115,324
      E-Bike328310 miles70,187 ft130 miles5,948 ft
      35,167142,729
      Hike502876 miles126,184 ft355 miles5,938 ft
      105,42812,678
      Trail Running502876 miles126,972 ft357 miles5,938 ft
      5,43413,071
      Horse1225 miles1,099 ft8 miles3,432 ft
      2,152
      Dirtbike/Moto524 miles787 ft5 miles2,999 ft
      2,15119
      Snowmobile8
      8
      Snowshoe131 mile1,122 ft1 mile2,044 ft
      1
      Downhill Ski9128 miles30,043 ft24 miles2,753 ft
      393
      Backcountry Ski217 miles6,017 ft4 miles3,143 ft
      167
      Nordic Ski10
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