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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      363
      Trails Mountain Bike
      215
      Trails E-Bike
      78
      Trails Hike
      172
      Trails Trail Running
      171
      Trails Horse
      4
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      4
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      3
      Trails Snowmobile
      19
      Trails Snowshoe
      11
      Trails Downhill Ski
      125
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      36
      Trails Nordic Ski
      38
      Total Distance
      444 miles
      Total Descent
      109,946 ft
      Total Vertical
      7,595 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,615 ft
      Reports
      728
      Photos
      591
      Ridden Counter
      26,114

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      Video: First Sends on New Zealand's New Freeride Training Compound
      Jun 9, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      Green Estate looks like an awesome, progressive facility for riders in New Zealand.

      Popular Manawatu-Whanganui Mountain Biking Trails

      statustitledifficultyrating
      Kahuterawa Road
      Arapuke Forest
      Mr Twister
      Arapuke Forest
      Jack's Link
      Arapuke Forest
      Riff Raff
      Arapuke Forest
      About Time
      Arapuke Forest
      Shuttle Rd
      Arapuke Forest
      Humpty Jumpty
      Arapuke Forest
      Jack and the Beanstalk (Hard)
      Arapuke Forest
      Jumping Jack
      Arapuke Forest
      Ewok Rd
      Arapuke Forest
      Pūpū Rahi
      Arapuke Forest
      Rhythm and Vines
      Arapuke Forest
      Ripper
      Arapuke Forest
      Jack And The Beanstalk
      Arapuke Forest
      Kārearea
      Arapuke Forest

      Manawatu-Whanganui Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      The Timber Trail
      Manawatu-Whanganui
      48 miles
      Schools MTB Fest - (Proposed) DH course
      Arapuke Forest
      1 mile
      Marton Sash and Door
      Manawatu-Whanganui
      11 miles
      Schools MTB Fest - Enduro - Stage 1
      Arapuke Forest
      2,313 ft
      Schools MTB Fest - Enduro - Stage 5
      Arapuke Forest
      1,916 ft
      Schools MTB Fest - Enduro - Stage 4
      Arapuke Forest
      4,012 ft
      Schools MTB Fest - XCO - Short course
      Arapuke Forest
      2 miles
      Schools MTB Fest - XCR course
      Arapuke Forest
      2 miles
      The K Loop Classic
      Arapuke Forest
      12 miles
      Schools MTB Fest - Enduro - Stage 3
      Arapuke Forest
      1 mile

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 7 rides
      Past Week
      • 36 rides

      Photos of Manawatu-Whanganui Mountain Bike

      trail: Pūpū Rahi
      3 |
      May 6, 2022 @ 4:59pm
      May 6, 2022
      trail: Pūpū Rahi
      3 |
      May 6, 2022 @ 4:59pm
      May 6, 2022
      trail: Pūpū Rahi
      4 |
      May 6, 2022 @ 4:58pm
      May 6, 2022
      trail: Pūpū Rahi
      19 |
      May 6, 2022 @ 4:58pm
      May 6, 2022
      12 |
      Apr 18, 2022 @ 12:55am
      Apr 18, 2022
      29 |
      Feb 1, 2022 @ 1:08am
      Feb 1, 2022
      1 |
      Feb 1, 2022 @ 1:07am
      Feb 1, 2022
      2 |
      Feb 1, 2022 @ 1:07am
      Feb 1, 2022

      Videos of Manawatu-Whanganui Mountain Bike

      Two Bails, One Stump
      trail: Kārearea
      156 | May 15, 2022
      trail: DH Track
      59 | Jan 1, 2022
      trail: DH Track
      41 | Jan 1, 2022
      trail: DH Track
      28 | Jan 1, 2022
      Wookiee move - big case
      trail: Chewbacca
      119 | Oct 2, 2021
      Taco Tuesday
      164 | Jun 11, 2021
      Caught cam
      trail: Mr Twister
      79 | Feb 26, 2021
      1st ride @ Jumping Jack
      50 | Feb 26, 2021

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Old Hapuawhenua Viaduct
      ohakune
      Jul 20, 2022 @ 3:04pm
      Jul 20, 2022
      WetWet but good timeskatirail
      Pūpū Rahi
      Arapuke Forest
      Jul 3, 2022 @ 6:31pm
      Jul 3, 2022
      WetVery slick with rain ruts developing,...Robbiesmith
      The Timber Trail | Pureora to Piropiro
      Benneydale
      Jul 2, 2022 @ 2:00pm
      Jul 2, 2022
      VariablePerfect condition, a couple of small...ScottFraser
      Hylton Park Climb
      Hylton Park
      Jun 23, 2022 @ 8:10pm
      Jun 23, 2022
      Prevalent MudCannon223
      Hylton Back Corner To Entrance
      Hylton Park
      Jun 23, 2022 @ 8:10pm
      Jun 23, 2022
      Prevalent MudLarge slip halfway downCannon223
      Dont Think Twice
      Matipo Park
      Jun 4, 2022 @ 11:18pm
      Jun 4, 2022
      DryFallen tree has been clearedrobotfighter
      Tree Trunk Gorge
      Kaimanawa Forest Park
      Apr 23, 2022 @ 7:11pm
      Apr 23, 2022
      VariableMoremayo
      Kiko Loop Track
      Kaimanawa Forest Park
      Apr 18, 2022 @ 1:00am
      Apr 18, 2022
      Dry Nice loop can do with kids if they are...simasity
      Chewbacca
      Arapuke Forest
      Apr 10, 2022 @ 7:55pm
      Apr 10, 2022
      IdealRunning pretty well after a few days of...Robbiesmith
      Twister Link
      Arapuke Forest
      Apr 8, 2022 @ 2:51pm
      Apr 8, 2022
      VariableSmitty231

      Activity Feed

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      user #1743783BiggsgwishlisttrailThe Timber Trail | Pureora to Piropiro and 1 more
      Aug 7, 2022 @ 1:21am
      2 days
      user #2841781Ianlaa5VvwishlistskillparkTe Pepe PumpTrack
      Jul 26, 2022 @ 5:02am
      Jul 26, 2022
      user #1278084dirtologistaddtrailScotts Ferry Loop
      Jul 25, 2022 @ 12:52am
      Jul 25, 2022
      user #1278084dirtologistaddregionScott Ferry
      Jul 25, 2022 @ 12:51am
      Jul 25, 2022
      user #1905892TigrepowerriddentrailOld Coach Road
      Jul 24, 2022 @ 4:35am
      Jul 24, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1461215mtb-tech-geektrailOld Hapuawhenua ViaductWay around verdict is long and steep
      Jun 26, 2022 @ 1:49am
      Jun 26, 2022
      user #1461215mtb-tech-geektrailYe Old Mill RoadOld bridge is sketchy
      Jun 26, 2022 @ 12:32am
      Jun 26, 2022
      user #1461215mtb-tech-geektrailCrawler Tractor LoopSmooth track through good bush to historic...
      Jun 25, 2022 @ 9:02pm
      Jun 25, 2022
      user #1461215mtb-tech-geektrail42 TraverseEpic doubletrack ride in the middle of nowhere
      Jun 25, 2022 @ 8:34pm
      Jun 25, 2022
      user #1834538MoremayotrailTree Trunk GorgeNot really single track. 5 plus points where...
      Apr 23, 2022 @ 7:12pm
      Apr 23, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike215338 miles49,990 ft133 miles3,848 ft
      4996712919,964
      E-Bike78194 miles31,827 ft90 miles5,285 ft
      75523970
      Hike172358 miles49,068 ft139 miles6,033 ft
      745882952
      Trail Running171335 miles45,548 ft124 miles6,033 ft
      85881566
      Horse430 miles1,824 ft6 miles3,806 ft
      168
      Dirtbike/Moto468 miles8,123 ft32 miles3,484 ft
      1693
      ATV/ORV/OHV343 miles5,210 ft19 miles3,484 ft
      1681
      Snowmobile196 miles5,102 ft6 miles1,959 ft
      51
      Snowshoe114 miles1,099 ft2 miles1,329 ft
      71
      Downhill Ski12549 miles48,960 ft43 miles2,398 ft
      358705
      Backcountry Ski3615 miles11,775 ft12 miles7,014 ft
      356
      Nordic Ski3811 miles8,117 ft9 miles2,090 ft
      343
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