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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (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%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
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
Contribute Details
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
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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Radar Time
x 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.
Trails Deemphasized
Trails are shown in grey.
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      Region Details
      • 1
      • 5
      • 4
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      Region Status
      Open as of Aug 16, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      11
      Trails Mountain Bike
      11
      Trails E-Bike
      9
      Trails Hike
      10
      Trails Trail Running
      10
      Total Distance
      41 miles
      Total Descent
      6,946 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,236 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,249 ft
      Reports
      30
      Photos
      22
      Ridden Counter
      530

      Photos of Kaikoura Mountain Bike

      58 |
      Nov 23, 2020 @ 8:28pm
      Nov 23, 2020
      51 |
      Nov 23, 2020 @ 8:28pm
      Nov 23, 2020
      57 |
      Nov 23, 2020 @ 8:28pm
      Nov 23, 2020
      60 |
      Nov 23, 2020 @ 8:28pm
      Nov 23, 2020
      59 |
      Oct 5, 2020 @ 5:40pm
      Oct 5, 2020
      60 |
      Sep 30, 2020 @ 5:40pm
      Sep 30, 2020
      54 |
      Sep 30, 2020 @ 5:40pm
      Sep 30, 2020
      54 |
      Sep 30, 2020 @ 5:40pm
      Sep 30, 2020

      Videos of Kaikoura Mountain Bike

      youtuber SIX minutes of Native Flow - Kaiterau Downhill...
      6:13 | 385 | Nov 11, 2020 , Kaikoura
      Kaiterau Downhill / Mt Fyffe - Kaikoura, NZ | MTB
      8:35 | 42 | Oct 22, 2021 , Kaikoura

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Kaiterau Downhill
      Jan 7, 2022 @ 3:51pm
      Jan 7, 2022
      IdealjoshuamerriamGreat track, last corner before exit is...
      Kaiterau Trail Climbing Trail
      Dec 30, 2021 @ 6:59pm
      Dec 30, 2021
      IdealBarnabya Couldn't ask for a better up track -...
      South Bay Trail
      Oct 25, 2020 @ 5:24pm
      Oct 25, 2020
      IdealCanycomGreat ride thanks
      Kowhai Trail
      Jan 5, 2020 @ 6:04pm
      Jan 5, 2020
      Variablestuburrows This trail has been made by the Kaikoura...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1661454joshuamerriamaddkarmaKaikoura
      Jan 13, 2022 @ 1:46pm
      Jan 13, 2022
      user #2062984louiswoollcowishlisttrailKaiterau Downhill
      Jan 8, 2022 @ 7:20pm
      Jan 8, 2022
      user #1661454joshuamerriamaddreportKaiterau Downhill
      Jan 7, 2022 @ 3:51pm
      Jan 7, 2022
      user #2367239TimClemenceriddentrailClarence Reserve - Forbes Hut (Seymour Hut)
      Jan 5, 2022 @ 5:04pm
      Jan 5, 2022
      user #1632052sarahsl123riddentrailKaiterau Trail Climbing Trail and 1 more
      Jan 2, 2022 @ 9:44pm
      Jan 2, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1688242NzkiwitrailClarence Reserve - Forbes Hut (Seymour Hut)Ebikes no go if unable to lift over a fence....
      Jan 29, 2021 @ 1:09am
      Jan 29, 2021
      user #1379157timfnztrailKaiterau Trail Climbing TrailLots of work to get this trail done, still...
      Jan 26, 2021 @ 12:25am
      Jan 26, 2021
      user #2440052ButtntrailMt Fyffe TrackPast the hut on ridge line 4wheel drive turns...
      Jan 10, 2021 @ 12:48pm
      Jan 10, 2021
      user #2415061Ida-SofietrailKaiterau DownhillAwesome flow trail! Track still needs a bit of...
      Sep 24, 2020 @ 5:23pm
      Sep 24, 2020
      user #2415061Ida-SofietrailKaiterau Trail Climbing TrailLovely trail with wide corners in beautiful...
      Sep 24, 2020 @ 5:21pm
      Sep 24, 2020

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1141 miles6,946 ft18 miles5,236 ft
      #4,105#6922301545
      E-Bike934 miles5,433 ft16 miles4,583 ft
      19137
      Hike1039 miles5,689 ft17 miles5,236 ft
      #3,845#632468
      Trail Running1039 miles5,689 ft17 miles5,236 ft
      #3,839#642414
      • By JonnyMartin & contributors
      • Admins: Alps2Ocean-Cycle-Trail, MBA, ryan-mooore, KCC
      • #12189 - 6,468 views

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