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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      End of the Maitai Valley
      Access Info:
      Either Maitai dam or Smiths Ford
      Region Details
      • 4
      • 6
      • 1
      • 8
      • 2


      Open on 10 hours
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      NMTBC
      (nelsonmtb.club)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #247
      Trails (view details)
      23
      Trails Mountain Bike
      23
      Trails Hike
      16
      Trails Trail Running
      16
      Total Distance
      24 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      14 miles
      Total Descent
      15,481 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,999 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,068 ft
      Reports
      214
      Photos
      116
      Ridden Counter
      1,085

      Photos of Maitai Valley Mountain Bike

      trail: Top Dog
      11 |
      Sep 20, 2018 @ 7:28pm
      Sep 20, 2018
      Top Dog, Nelson
      trail: Smasher
      10 |
      Sep 20, 2018 @ 7:28pm
      Sep 20, 2018
      Smasher, Nelson
      33 |
      Aug 9, 2018 @ 12:24am
      Aug 9, 2018
      Keyboard Warrior, Nelson
      trail: Peaking Ridge
      79 |
      Jul 1, 2018 @ 4:49pm
      Jul 1, 2018
      Peaking Ridge, Christchurch
      more photos »

      Videos of Maitai Valley Mountain Bike

      crash into gate nelson
      trail: HotBox
      0:33 | 635 | Apr 21, 2018
      some loose Mr chompa for you
      trail: Mr Chomper
      1:00 | 131 | Dec 18, 2017
      messing around on some step trails in nelson nz
      2:53 | 84 | Dec 18, 2017
      Hardtail Hooning
      trail: HotBox
      2:10 | 472 | Jan 7, 2017
      more videos »

      Recent Comments

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      user #1193899cheesymortsreportBlack DiamondThanks for this report! We are planning to get...
      Dec 15, 2018 @ 12:18pm
      3 days
      user #1664768paul-gortontrailDeadly Viper Assassination Squad (DiVAS)Very cool track, though I presently prefer...
      Nov 21, 2018 @ 11:49pm
      Nov 21, 2018
      user #986878appfreak76trailDeadly Viper Assassination Squad (DiVAS)Best trail in Nelson, so much flow and so much...
      Jul 2, 2018 @ 3:08am
      Jul 2, 2018
      user #14519055cottyreportSmasherYep just been up there and really dusty/slippery.
      Dec 12, 2017 @ 2:29pm
      Dec 12, 2017
      user #1419630AndyLeach45reportFringe Hill ClimbJust mm S
      Oct 6, 2017 @ 10:27am
      Oct 6, 2017
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1078794Love4ridingaddreportTurners
      Dec 18, 2018 @ 12:59am
      6 hours
      user #1275271DJ333addridelogDec 17, 2018 ride log
      Dec 17, 2018 @ 10:40pm
      8 hours
      user #862705sneakventureaddridelogDec 17, 2018 ride log
      Dec 17, 2018 @ 10:00pm
      9 hours
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      Dec 17, 2018 @ 10:00pm
      9 hours
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      • By bradical9 & contributors
      • Admins: NMTBC
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