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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
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  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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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.
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      Region Details
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      363
      Trails Mountain Bike
      219
      Trails E-Bike
      82
      Trails Hike
      174
      Trails Trail Running
      173
      Trails Horse
      6
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      4
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      2
      Trails Snowmobile
      5
      Trails Snowshoe
      11
      Trails Downhill Ski
      130
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      20
      Trails Nordic Ski
      13
      Total Distance
      432 miles
      Total Descent
      112,932 ft
      Total Vertical
      7,595 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,615 ft
      Reports
      631
      Photos
      431
      Ridden Counter
      20,433

      Popular Manawatu-Whanganui Mountain Biking Trails

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

      Manawatu-Whanganui Mountain Bike Routes

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

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 8 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 4 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 68 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance

      Photos of Manawatu-Whanganui Mountain Bike

      2 |
      Jun 5, 2021 @ 11:55pm
      Jun 5, 2021
      2 |
      Jun 5, 2021 @ 11:54pm
      Jun 5, 2021
      4 |
      Jun 5, 2021 @ 11:54pm
      Jun 5, 2021
      trail: Ripper
      17 |
      Apr 25, 2021 @ 12:24pm
      Apr 25, 2021
      trail: DH Track
      21 |
      Apr 23, 2021 @ 2:29pm
      Apr 23, 2021
      trail: DH Track
      15 |
      Apr 23, 2021 @ 2:29pm
      Apr 23, 2021
      trail: Riff Raff
      33 |
      Apr 23, 2021 @ 4:57am
      Apr 23, 2021
      trail: DH Track
      24 |
      Apr 22, 2021 @ 2:02pm
      Apr 22, 2021

      Videos of Manawatu-Whanganui Mountain Bike

      Taco Tuesday
      103 | Jun 11, 2021
      Caught cam
      trail: Mr Twister
      53 | Feb 26, 2021
      1st ride @ Jumping Jack
      24 | Feb 26, 2021
      Chewbacca Arapuke
      trail: Arapuke Rd
      110 | Jan 27, 2021
      Arapuke crash - NZL
      68 | Nov 24, 2020
      K Loop Mr Twister
      trail: Mr Twister
      13:16 | 149 | Jun 4, 2020
      Matipo Park
      trail: Skyfall
      1:03 | 276 | Dec 10, 2019
      todays happenings!
      1:14 | 330 | Dec 9, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Takapari Road Track
      Te Apiti
      Jul 24, 2021 @ 3:50pm
      Jul 24, 2021
      Freeze/thaw CycleKaitoke137 A wonderful track but very muddy at present
      Tree Trunk Gorge
      Kaimanawa Forest Park
      Jul 24, 2021 @ 12:21am
      Jul 24, 2021
      Wetkiwi-mxcnt Beautiful forest. Not a single track tho....
      Double Dipper
      Kohitere Forest
      Jul 2, 2021 @ 11:22pm
      Jul 2, 2021
      VariableFarmzy Major slip on branch road between dip 1 and 2

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Edge
      Kohitere Forest
      Jul 21, 2021 @ 3:13pm
      Jul 21, 2021
      VariableTyler12jsticks on the trails and a bit wet but...
      DH Track
      Kohitere Forest
      Jul 21, 2021 @ 3:10pm
      Jul 21, 2021
      WetTyler12jsome branches on the trail but nothing major
      Li'l Ripper
      Lake Wiritoa
      Jul 16, 2021 @ 9:30am
      Jul 16, 2021
      IdealKaitoke137All trails are riding mint
      The Timber Trail | Piropiro to Ongarue
      Benneydale
      Jun 28, 2021 @ 2:30pm
      Jun 28, 2021
      WetdonalduckSeveral slips, trees and boulders over...
      The Timber Trail | Pureora to Piropiro
      Benneydale
      Jun 26, 2021 @ 8:47pm
      Jun 26, 2021
      WetdonalduckTree down about 10 mins from Pureora end,...
      Old Hapuawhenua Viaduct
      ohakune
      Jun 4, 2021 @ 3:52pm
      Jun 4, 2021
      VariablekyleMichel
      Humpty Jumpty
      Arapuke Forest
      Apr 28, 2021 @ 6:59pm
      Apr 28, 2021
      Unknowndirtologist MMBC Trail re-opened after rebuild, mind the...
      Foxton Beach Trail
      Foxton Beach Mountain Bike Trail
      Apr 25, 2021 @ 11:01pm
      Apr 25, 2021
      VariableFrogglescool flat gentle tracks, some good for...
      Back Corner Climb
      Hylton Park
      Apr 3, 2021 @ 9:30pm
      Apr 3, 2021
      VariableRkclimberTrail Running
      Hylton Back Corner To Entrance
      Hylton Park
      Apr 3, 2021 @ 9:30pm
      Apr 3, 2021
      VariableRkclimberTrail Running

      Activity Feed

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      user #1278084dirtologistaddtrailJunior Mountain Bike Track
      Jul 26, 2021 @ 2:11pm
      2 days
      user #923271donalduckriddentrailWhariti Peak
      Jul 26, 2021 @ 9:01am
      2 days
      user #2324137minterconceptswishlisttrailGardener and 4 more
      Jul 25, 2021 @ 3:37am
      3 days
      user #1085733Kaitoke137addreportTakapari Road Track
      Jul 25, 2021 @ 2:13am
      Jul 25, 2021
      user #1249825kiwi-mxcntaddreportTree Trunk Gorge
      Jul 24, 2021 @ 12:21am
      Jul 24, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2433472Tully01trailOld Coach RoadRode this trail both ways yesterday with...
      May 20, 2021 @ 2:55pm
      May 20, 2021
      user #2576689JamesWM93trailMites TrackNot worth visiting this park, should be...
      Apr 26, 2021 @ 3:08am
      Apr 26, 2021
      user #2447189StuRNgzVJtrailKiko Loop TrackGot warned off doing it by hunters ..Easter...
      Apr 4, 2021 @ 7:23pm
      Apr 4, 2021
      user #2549531AmonJ0XXpPtrailEdgeRunning nicely in interesting bottom third....
      Apr 3, 2021 @ 1:37am
      Apr 3, 2021
      user #2560575louisastrailWindfarm RideThis track would be fantastic if multiple...
      Mar 21, 2021 @ 7:30pm
      Mar 21, 2021

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike219335 miles52,448 ft130 miles3,848 ft
      4135812916,488
      E-Bike82168 miles29,537 ft73 miles5,285 ft
      74842519
      Hike174342 miles48,750 ft130 miles6,545 ft
      5242671
      Trail Running173344 miles48,822 ft131 miles6,033 ft
      85241177
      Horse631 miles1,847 ft6 miles3,806 ft
      163
      Dirtbike/Moto465 miles7,362 ft28 miles3,484 ft
      1641
      ATV/ORV/OHV216 miles1,617 ft4 miles3,484 ft
      1631
      Snowmobile52 miles1,841 ft2 miles1,453 ft
      4
      Snowshoe114 miles1,112 ft1 mile1,283 ft
      61
      Downhill Ski13054 miles52,746 ft44 miles2,448 ft
      351504
      Backcountry Ski2014 miles7,838 ft8 miles7,014 ft
      344
      Nordic Ski136 miles1,316 ft2 miles2,208 ft
      335
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