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      Christchurch is the gateway city in the South Island. Christchurch itself is flat but just a few Kilometers away are some great hills with trails on them. Head over to http://www.singletrack.org.nz/ for more info
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      Region Details
      • 73
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      • 126
      • 95
      • 29
      • 27
      • 22
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of 2 days
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      522
      Trails Mountain Bike
      441
      Trails E-Bike
      217
      Trails Horse
      2
      Trails Hike
      381
      Trails Trail Running
      382
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      3
      Trails Observed Trials
      1
      Total Distance
      411 miles
      Total Descent
      80,669 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,915 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,917 ft
      Reports
      7,013
      Photos
      3,939
      Ridden Counter
      138,494

      Outside Logo Articles

      Destination Showcase: Christchurch, New Zealand with Katy Winton & Joe Nation
      Jan 14, 2022 from pinkbike.com
      Ōtautahi Christchurch in the heart of the South Island, is a perfect place to start your South Island riding road trip. Here's everything you...
      Photo Story: Sam Blenkinsop & Brook Macdonald Ride Christchurch in June for the First Time in Over a Decade
      Aug 26, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      Neither racer has spent June at home in New Zealand in over ten years.
      Destination Showcase: Christchurch, New Zealand
      Feb 14, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      Sam Blenkinsop and Billy Meaclem guide us around the trails and show us what can be achieved in a day’s riding.
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      Photos of Christchurch Mountain Bike

      trail: SMC
      101 |
      May 4, 2021 @ 3:01pm
      May 4, 2021
      trail: SMC
      91 |
      May 4, 2021 @ 3:01pm
      May 4, 2021
      88 |
      Mar 3, 2021 @ 6:44pm
      Mar 3, 2021
      trail: Askins
      81 |
      Dec 29, 2020 @ 3:11pm
      Dec 29, 2020
      trail: Askins
      63 |
      Oct 18, 2019 @ 9:48pm
      Oct 18, 2019
      53 |
      Apr 19, 2019 @ 7:09pm
      Apr 19, 2019
      trail: Fenceline
      230 |
      Oct 22, 2017 @ 6:39pm
      Oct 22, 2017
      313 |
      May 10, 2008 @ 1:46am
      May 10, 2008

      Videos of Christchurch Mountain Bike

      Pork & Puha Crash
      29 | Dec 23, 2023
      BM10
      1038 | May 29, 2023
      Windy Bro Zone
      52 | May 16, 2023
      NZ National Round 2: CHCH - Stewpid TV
      286 | Jan 22, 2023
      Pick n Mix Squirrel Catcher
      trail: Pick n Mix
      | Jan 18, 2023
      brake free
      trail: Brake Free
      | Jul 26, 2022
      heathcote teaser

      | Jul 26, 2022
      Crash
      trail: Shredzilla
      100 | Jul 16, 2022

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Gnarly Nun
      Feb 4, 2024 @ 2:11am
      Feb 4, 2024
      Drybryanmmch

      Recent Trail Reports

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      MattBiA75Hwishlisttrailactivity #49618340
      Feb 28, 2024 @ 4:19pm
      23 hours
      sparkynzladdreportactivity #49617264
      Feb 28, 2024 @ 11:57am
      1 day
      bryanmmchaddreportactivity #49602952
      Feb 27, 2024 @ 11:32pm
      2 days
      cvanvorwishlistrouteactivity #49589851 and 1 more
      Feb 27, 2024 @ 3:10pm
      2 days
      Joelmhwishlisttrailactivity #49576118 and 2 more
      Feb 27, 2024 @ 12:49am
      3 days

      Recent Comments

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      DamionvttrailCAP AccessThis track has been closed the past two times...
      Feb 2, 2024 @ 12:41am
      Feb 2, 2024
      HadenYK1xU6trailRere PiaDry with large ruts in braking zones, build up...
      Jan 13, 2024 @ 10:00pm
      Jan 13, 2024
      CMSargenttrailFencelineFenceline – After you cross the creek, the...
      Jan 1, 2024 @ 2:13pm
      Jan 1, 2024
      bryanmmchtrailChoccy MilkThis needs to be split into two trails UP...
      Dec 26, 2023 @ 6:38pm
      Dec 26, 2023
      MarkT70trailBarnett Park Eastenders TrackYou can’t bike this. Multiple stairs
      Dec 8, 2023 @ 11:21am
      Dec 8, 2023

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike440328 miles66,070 ft134 miles3,914 ft
      #32#23,8917,02439166,323
      E-Bike217154 miles27,694 ft60 miles3,914 ft
      #63#316,088126,782
      Horse23 miles36 ft2,349 ft502 ft
      1,6601
      Hike381328 miles47,523 ft126 miles3,914 ft
      #94#2466,35021,860
      Trail Running382329 miles48,215 ft127 miles3,914 ft
      #90#26,353312,341
      Dirtbike/Moto313 miles259 ft3 miles558 ft
      1,6597
      Observed Trials13 miles1,102 ft2 miles784 ft
      132
      • By nakinoah & contributors
      • Admins: Alps2Ocean-Cycle-Trail, MBA, ryan-mooore, GC
      • #13092 - 90,196 views

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