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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • 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
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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • 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
      • 110
      • 30
      • 137
      • 168
      • 31
      • 41
      • 28
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of 2 days

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      722
      Trails Mountain Bike
      576
      Trails E-Bike
      234
      Trails Hike
      433
      Trails Trail Running
      433
      Trails Horse
      4
      Trails Dirtbike
      2
      Trails Downhill Ski
      79
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      8
      Total Distance
      1,033 mile
      Total Descent
      208,073 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,787 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,789 ft
      Reports
      4,846
      Photos
      4,336
      Ridden Counter
      92,637

      Popular Canterbury Mountain Biking Trails

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      Loess Rider
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      Summit Connection
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      Lord of the Possums
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      Bowenvale Traverse - East
      Port Hills West
      Sesame Street
      Victoria Park
      Rapaki Track
      Port Hills West
      Brake Free
      Victoria Park
      Handle The Jandal
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      Flying Nun
      Port Hills West
      The Worm
      Victoria Park
      Chairlift Access Road
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      Shredzilla
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      Dyers Side Trails Access
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      Mt Vernon
      Port Hills West
      BT Connector
      Victoria Park

      Canterbury Mountain Bike Routes

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      Kaikoura Trail
      Kaikoura
      29 miles
      Port Hills Traverse
      Crocodile XC MTB Park
      22 miles
      Cross Country Loop
      Mt Hutt Bike Park
      6 miles
      CAP - Anaconda
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      18 miles
      CAP Lap Through Vic Park
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      4 miles
      Tuesday Loop
      Port Hills West
      12 miles
      Craigieburn Forest Park
      Craigieburn Trails
      10 miles
      Skifield to Village
      Craigieburn Trails
      13 miles
      Expert Tracks
      Hanmer Forest Park
      4 miles
      RAPAKI -SUMNER LOOP
      Port Hills West
      22 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 73 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 143 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 647 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance

      Photos of Canterbury Mountain Bike

      trail: Rapaki Track
      56 |
      Jan 22, 2019 @ 1:22am
      Jan 22, 2019
      trail: Fenceline
      147 |
      Oct 22, 2017 @ 6:39pm
      Oct 22, 2017
      103 |
      May 6, 2017 @ 12:57am
      May 6, 2017
      241 |
      May 10, 2008 @ 1:46am
      May 10, 2008

      Videos of Canterbury Mountain Bike

      Urumau Reserve,Lyttelton, Looper Track
      trail: Looper
      0:29 | 7 | Oct 7, 2020
      Bowenvale DH Christchurch NZ
      6:55 | 14 | Sep 23, 2020
      Hidden Gems
      1:00 | 10275 | Jun 28, 2020
      Kaspar Hayes shreds the GC | Christchurch...
      trail: The GC
      2:02 | 57 | Jun 21, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Handle The Jandal
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      Sep 23, 2020 @ 3:00am
      Sep 23, 2020
      DryGnarwhal69Closed for winter (or until maint. is done)
      Main Loop
      McLeans Forest
      Sep 21, 2020 @ 1:15am
      Sep 21, 2020
      Idealrevoccrtree felling at present
      Gordon Reid Track
      McLeans Forest
      Sep 21, 2020 @ 1:13am
      Sep 21, 2020
      DryrevoccrE-Bike tree felling taking place

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2163361RodersriddentrailTaramea Track / Montgomery Spur
      Oct 19, 2020 @ 2:08pm
      53 mins
      user #2463674Matthewn3ony5riddentrailMcHugh's MTB Track
      Oct 19, 2020 @ 3:09am
      12 hours
      user #2462775ScottsQmGNriddentrailDazza's and 3 more
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 11:55pm
      15 hours
      user #1003754ckell87wishlisttrailOuter Trail
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 3:49pm
      23 hours
      user #1702331mattybatriddentrailEagles Nest and 1 more
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 2:20pm
      1 days

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1512298HSMTBCLUBtrailTombstoneTombstone already receiving amazing reviews!!
      Oct 14, 2020 @ 11:41pm
      Oct 14, 2020
      user #2089317BradleyApps21trailAddictionThat was a fucking joke, don’t recommend.
      Oct 9, 2020 @ 7:26pm
      Oct 9, 2020
      user #1078277DJP121trailTombstoneBest trail in Hanmer.
      Oct 9, 2020 @ 12:54am
      Oct 9, 2020
      user #1121426bryanmmchtrailKnapsack (Sheepshit Alley)Offical name now ‘Knapsack’
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 12:41am
      Oct 4, 2020
      user #2429860beebangertrailTombstoneWicked trail, Needs sign posting at the...
      Oct 3, 2020 @ 1:49pm
      Oct 3, 2020

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