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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
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      • 27
      • 31
      • 23
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of May 3, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      457
      Trails Mountain Bike
      426
      Trails E-Bike
      207
      Trails Hike
      355
      Trails Trail Running
      357
      Trails Horse
      2
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      3
      Trails Observed Trials
      1
      Total Distance
      320 miles
      Total Descent
      68,314 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,915 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,917 ft
      Reports
      5,722
      Photos
      3,779
      Ridden Counter
      106,192

      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
      66 |
      May 4, 2021 @ 3:01pm
      May 4, 2021
      trail: SMC
      61 |
      May 4, 2021 @ 3:01pm
      May 4, 2021
      51 |
      Mar 3, 2021 @ 6:44pm
      Mar 3, 2021
      54 |
      Dec 29, 2020 @ 3:11pm
      Dec 29, 2020
      38 |
      Oct 18, 2019 @ 9:48pm
      Oct 18, 2019
      32 |
      Apr 19, 2019 @ 7:09pm
      Apr 19, 2019
      trail: Fenceline
      203 |
      Oct 22, 2017 @ 6:39pm
      Oct 22, 2017
      282 |
      May 10, 2008 @ 1:46am
      May 10, 2008

      Videos of Christchurch Mountain Bike

      brake free
      trail: Brake Free
      | Jul 26, 2022
      heathcote teaser

      | Jul 26, 2022
      Crash
      trail: Shredzilla
      59 | Jul 16, 2022
      Autumn Chch Trip  quick1
      trail: Pedal Fine
      20 | Apr 26, 2022
      wrist breaker
      | Mar 26, 2022
      Nationals crash
      48 | Feb 28, 2022
      Crashing New SJEVO
      87 | Jan 23, 2022
      Caveman
      | Jan 14, 2022

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Brakefree Intro
      Aug 2, 2022 @ 11:15pm
      Aug 2, 2022
      IdealbryanmmchClosed due to recent rain.
      Pono's
      Aug 2, 2022 @ 11:15pm
      Aug 2, 2022
      WetbryanmmchClosed due to recent rain
      Frank'n'Furter
      Jul 22, 2022 @ 5:28pm
      Jul 22, 2022
      WetMr-Haven MVMBCTrail Running Tree Across Track

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Kennedys Bush Track
      Aug 6, 2022 @ 7:24pm
      Aug 6, 2022
      Prevalent MudTrail Running maxpock
      Low Road
      Aug 6, 2022 @ 7:24pm
      Aug 6, 2022
      Prevalent MudTrail Running maxpock
      Going Down
      Aug 6, 2022 @ 7:24pm
      Aug 6, 2022
      Prevalent MudTrail Running maxpock
      Centennial Park Walkway
      Aug 5, 2022 @ 1:05pm
      Aug 5, 2022
      UnknownTrail Running maxpock
      Family Route
      Aug 4, 2022 @ 4:10pm
      Aug 4, 2022
      WetImpassable deep standing water up to 50...BretQKeMCE
      Rapaki Track
      Aug 2, 2022 @ 11:15pm
      Aug 2, 2022
      DryMassive amount of cleanup work in...bryanmmch
      Mt Vernon
      Aug 2, 2022 @ 11:15pm
      Aug 2, 2022
      IdealSome rather deep ruts, will require quite...bryanmmch
      Bowenvale Traverse - East
      Aug 2, 2022 @ 11:15pm
      Aug 2, 2022
      IdealRiding ok.bryanmmch
      Bowenvale Traverse - West
      Aug 2, 2022 @ 11:15pm
      Aug 2, 2022
      IdealRiding ok.bryanmmch
      The Worm
      Aug 2, 2022 @ 11:15pm
      Aug 2, 2022
      IdealRiding ok. Tiny grease spots.bryanmmch

      Activity Feed

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      user #2015990dominickstwishlistregionHaven Mountain Bike Park
      Aug 10, 2022 @ 10:22pm
      Aug 10, 2022
      user #3136307HurrixwishlisttrailWasabi
      Aug 7, 2022 @ 10:46pm
      Aug 7, 2022
      user #619420maxpockaddreportCentennial Park Walkway
      Aug 7, 2022 @ 8:48pm
      Aug 7, 2022
      user #619420maxpockaddreportLow Road and 1 more
      Aug 7, 2022 @ 8:46pm
      Aug 7, 2022
      user #619420maxpockaddreportKennedys Bush Track
      Aug 7, 2022 @ 8:46pm
      Aug 7, 2022

      Recent Comments

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      user #1461215mtb-tech-geektrailCreedon Reserve TrackDirt path through streets and beside a river
      Jul 5, 2022 @ 2:06am
      Jul 5, 2022
      user #1461215mtb-tech-geektrailMurchison Park TrackPaved path through park and bush
      Jul 5, 2022 @ 2:06am
      Jul 5, 2022
      user #1461215mtb-tech-geektrailWairakei Reserve TrackPaved path and bridge
      Jul 5, 2022 @ 2:05am
      Jul 5, 2022
      user #1461215mtb-tech-geektrailNepal Reserve TrackPath around depression and some bush
      Jul 5, 2022 @ 2:05am
      Jul 5, 2022
      user #1461215mtb-tech-geektrailPhillippe Avenue Reserve TrackPath over and with a dusty river
      Jul 5, 2022 @ 2:04am
      Jul 5, 2022

      Local Badges

      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Christchurch Adventure Parkbike parkChristchurch
      Airtearoa Lower Jumpsskill parkChristchurch
      Bottle Lake Skills Parkskill parkChristchurch
      Burwood Pumptrackskill parkChristchurch
      CAP Skills Areaskill parkChristchurch

      Pinkbike Articles

      Jan 14, 2022
      Destination Showcase: Christchurch, New Zealand with Katy Winton &amp; Joe Nation Destination Showcase: Christchurch, New Zealand with Katy Winton & Joe Nation
      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...
      Aug 26, 2020
      Photo Story: Sam Blenkinsop &amp; Brook Macdonald Ride Christchurch in June for the First Time in Over a Decade Photo Story: Sam Blenkinsop & Brook Macdonald Ride Christchurch in June for the First Time in Over a Decade
      Neither racer has spent June at home in New Zealand in over ten years.
      Feb 14, 2019
      Destination Showcase: Christchurch, New Zealand Destination Showcase: Christchurch, New Zealand
      Sam Blenkinsop and Billy Meaclem guide us around the trails and show us what can be achieved in a day’s riding.

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike426284 miles63,619 ft116 miles3,914 ft
      #32#33,7795,70927112,869
      E-Bike207118 miles25,177 ft45 miles3,914 ft
      #54#44,82682,924
      Hike355241 miles36,437 ft90 miles3,914 ft
      #92#35,0811891
      Trail Running357242 miles37,133 ft91 miles3,914 ft
      #88#35,08224,858
      Horse23 miles36 ft2,349 ft502 ft
      1,732
      Dirtbike/Moto313 miles259 ft3 miles558 ft
      1,7327
      Observed Trials13 miles1,102 ft2 miles784 ft
      1
      • By nakinoah & contributors
      • Admins: Alps2Ocean-Cycle-Trail, MBA, ryan-mooore, GC
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