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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
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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
      Trails in the Fernhill area of Queenstown including the original Fernhill Loop
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Region Details
      • 2
      • 1
      • 1
      • 5
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of 3 hours ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #781
      Trails (view details)
      17
      Trails Mountain Bike
      17
      Trails Hike
      10
      Trails Trail Running
      10
      Total Distance
      21 miles
      Total Descent
      12,760 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,288 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,305 ft
      Reports
      52
      Photos
      552
      Ridden Counter
      1,859

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 2 rides
      • 3 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 1 rides
      • 3 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 13 rides
      • 4 miles avg distance

      Photos of Fernhill Trails Mountain Bike

      33 |
      Sep 17, 2019 @ 1:59am
      Sep 17, 2019
      | 2 comments
      23 |
      Sep 17, 2019 @ 1:59am
      Sep 17, 2019
      64 |
      Aug 4, 2018 @ 7:25pm
      Aug 4, 2018
      126 |
      May 8, 2017 @ 2:55am
      May 8, 2017

      Videos of Fernhill Trails Mountain Bike

      McNearly Gnarly Full Run - Brobike Track Preview
      4:22 | 18 | Oct 13, 2019
      Mr Bikeman
      0:42 | 28 | Oct 3, 2019
      McNearlyGnarly first ride
      0:59 | 33 | Oct 1, 2019
      MCGAZZA FEST 2019  |  DREAM TRACK SESSION
      3:48 | 251 | Feb 4, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      McNearlyGnarly
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 11:12am
      3 hours
      DryGnarwhal69
      Arawata Terrace (DoC Track)
      Oct 3, 2019 @ 5:32pm
      Oct 3, 2019
      DryNainbyTrail Running
      Salmon Run
      Sep 1, 2019 @ 1:53pm
      Sep 1, 2019
      Variablesim70nSome wet spots overall clear and rideable...
      Squid Run
      Jul 29, 2019 @ 3:57pm
      Jul 29, 2019
      Freeze/thaw CycleqfotoRiding well. Little muddy in the open...
      Fernhill Loop
      Apr 13, 2019 @ 10:06pm
      Apr 13, 2019
      WetJasamama
      Arawata Terrace Singletrack
      Apr 11, 2019 @ 3:23am
      Apr 11, 2019
      WetJasamama
      Moonlight Track to Ben Lomond Saddle
      Mar 16, 2019 @ 2:13pm
      Mar 16, 2019
      DryJernejo
      Wynyard DH
      Dec 9, 2018 @ 3:00am
      Dec 9, 2018
      VariableRooHarveyfew puddles here and there but overall...
      Missing Link - Lower
      Dec 3, 2018 @ 8:19pm
      Dec 3, 2018
      VariableelevatetrailsStill pretty muddy up top, avoid in the rain
      Beeched As
      Nov 14, 2018 @ 8:19pm
      Nov 14, 2018
      VariablenielsvkA couple of wet/muddy spots, otherwise in...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1506676Liz777riddentrailSalmon Run
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 12:34pm
      1 hours
      user #1760218Gnarwhal69addreportMcNearlyGnarly
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 11:12am
      3 hours
      user #1955443BrobikeNZaddvideoMcNearly Gnarly Full Run - Brobike Track Preview
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 12:39pm
      1 days
      user #253700xcnickriddentrailMissing Link - Lower
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 5:15pm
      Oct 6, 2019
      user #1760218Gnarwhal69addreportMcNearlyGnarly
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 12:26pm
      Oct 6, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1848399RodNZtrailMcNearlyGnarlyOne of the best trails I've ridden. Awesome...
      Oct 1, 2019 @ 1:59am
      Oct 1, 2019
      user #1325857MotoloraxtrailSquid RunWhat's not to like! Cruise it or pin it, it's...
      Aug 2, 2019 @ 1:05am
      Aug 2, 2019
      user #995897red720trailMcNearlyGnarlyFlowiest trail in Queenstown!
      Jun 27, 2019 @ 7:09pm
      Jun 27, 2019
      user #1705568RosscopancackestrailSalmon RunMy absolute favourite track I've ridden to...
      Apr 19, 2019 @ 6:46pm
      Apr 19, 2019
      user #178361punkturetrailSalmon RunTop 10....top5..maybe....in the world? It...
      Apr 19, 2019 @ 2:05pm
      Apr 19, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Queenstown Bike Park 3 4 10 120.7 km
      Ben Lomond Recreation Area0.9 km
      7 Mile Riding Area 6 15 53.9 km
      Moonlight/Moke Lake 4 14 km
      Wakatipu Basin 3 26.1 km
      • By Brendhan QMTBC & contributors
      • Admins: MBO, Dubnyk, QMTBC, QMTBC, Skippynz, red720
      • #12457 - 5,520 views

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