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The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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      Popular Trail Networks

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      Riverhead Forest 36 128 8 1
      Whakarewarewa Forest 52 64 22 7
      Glenbervie Forest 2 18 1
      Pan Pac MTB Park 28 45 11 2
      Lake Mangamahoe 18 34 5 4
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      Region Details
      • 537
      • 201
      • 627
      • 1,119
      • 146
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      • 45
      • 7

      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      3,644
      Trails Mountain Bike
      3,114
      Trails E-Bike
      1,302
      Trails Hike
      2,441
      Trails Trail Running
      2,404
      Trails Horse
      136
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      55
      Trails Observed Trials
      40
      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
      3,330 miles
      Total Descent
      721,388 ft
      Total Vertical
      8,088 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,089 ft
      Reports
      37,065
      Photos
      11,368
      Ridden Counter
      669,155

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      Popular North Island Mountain Biking Trails

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      Tahi Extension
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Be Rude Not To
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Ball and Chain
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Challenge Roadside
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Challenge DH
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Katore Road
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Mad If You Don't
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Paddy's Run (A Trail)
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      The Verry Safe Trail
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Underbilly
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Eagle vs Shark - with picnic table
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      The Tickler
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Frontal Lobotomy
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Challenge Rockdrop Link
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Bunny Jugs 1
      Whakarewarewa Forest

      North Island Mountain Bike Routes

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      Easy Tour
      Rangituhi Trail Park
      3 miles
      One Sweet Loop
      Lake Mangamahoe
      9 miles
      Whakarewarewa Forest Loop (Official)
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      21 miles
      Makara Peak Grand Loop Climb
      Mākara Peak Mountain Bike Park
      5 miles
      Makara Peak: Middle Peak Loop
      Mākara Peak Mountain Bike Park
      5 miles
      Makara easy-ish loop
      Mākara Peak Mountain Bike Park
      7 miles
      Makara Peak Fern Loop (Koru and Lazy Fern)
      Mākara Peak Mountain Bike Park
      3 miles
      Mākara Peak Creek to Peak Climb
      Mākara Peak Mountain Bike Park
      4 miles
      HIGHLANDER MTB Marathon
      Te Ara Ahi
      41 miles
      The Timber Trail
      Manawatu-Whanganui
      48 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 362 rides
      Past Week
      • 1,197 rides

      Photos of North Island Mountain Bike

      trail: Katore Jumps
      131 |
      Jan 14, 2021 @ 10:29am
      Jan 14, 2021
      134 |
      Feb 14, 2019 @ 3:02pm
      Feb 14, 2019
      | 1 comments
      trail: Old Exit
      459 |
      Mar 23, 2017 @ 3:06am
      Mar 23, 2017
      trail: Old Exit
      578 |
      Mar 23, 2017 @ 3:06am
      Mar 23, 2017
      trail: BSX Track
      243 |
      Jan 30, 2017 @ 5:45pm
      Jan 30, 2017
      trail: BSX Track
      221 |
      Jan 30, 2017 @ 5:40pm
      Jan 30, 2017
      trail: Rollercoaster
      1,102 |
      Jul 31, 2012 @ 3:07am
      Jul 31, 2012
      trail: Rollercoaster
      656 |
      Nov 15, 2006 @ 12:05am
      Nov 15, 2006
      | 2 comments

      Videos of North Island Mountain Bike

      Bit of a whoopsie
      trail: Morepork
      37 | Jun 24, 2022
      Morepork bunker
      trail: Morepork
      22 | Jun 24, 2022
      Morepork bunker
      trail: Morepork
      18 | Jun 24, 2022
      Huge FRONTFLIP after pedal clip.
      150 | May 24, 2022
      Huge FRONTFLIP after pedal clip.
      | May 24, 2022
      Two Bails, One Stump
      trail: Kārearea
      152 | May 15, 2022
      tuteata Otb bar clip concussion
      trail: Tūteata
      122 | Apr 20, 2022
      Summerhill Trails - Flying Mullet
      13 | Apr 9, 2022

      Current Trail Warnings

      Recent Trail Reports

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      user #2750698TjmariddentrailAbout Time and 4 more
      Jul 2, 2022 @ 6:31am
      4 hours
      user #3096817jason2ItJ49riddentrailSplit Enz
      Jul 1, 2022 @ 11:55pm
      11 hours
      user #1734496NastyMcflyriddentrailMr X
      Jul 1, 2022 @ 9:50pm
      13 hours
      user #3036028batgirl93riddentrailTrail 10
      Jul 1, 2022 @ 9:09pm
      13 hours
      user #390017evilroysladeaddreportCorners
      Jul 1, 2022 @ 6:55pm
      16 hours

      Recent Comments

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      user #2687938crayz77trailGeeeezYou should call it "Geez-Us"... lol
      Jun 29, 2022 @ 6:58pm
      3 days
      user #923271donalducktrailKung Fu WalrusPretty good argument for making this a G5....
      Jun 26, 2022 @ 4:53pm
      Jun 26, 2022
      user #2972787LBurn22trailSnakes & LaddersMore technical that a lot of Woodhill. Good...
      Jun 26, 2022 @ 2:47pm
      Jun 26, 2022
      user #923271donalducktrailContact Tracing #65Like a lot of Craters there is too much...
      Jun 26, 2022 @ 3:58am
      Jun 26, 2022
      user #1461215mtb-tech-geektrailMatekai Park TrackGravel tracks decending to the sea
      Jun 26, 2022 @ 2:54am
      Jun 26, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3,1142,838 miles590,220 ft1,260 mile3,868 ft
      10,82136,709475520,228
      E-Bike1,3021,319 mile226,234 ft587 miles5,325 ft
      6931,96311224,179
      Hike2,4412,720 miles501,831 ft1,140 mile8,087 ft
      28632,2371910,187
      Trail Running2,4042,600 miles477,454 ft1,089 mile6,411 ft
      13032,2744318,671
      Horse136156 miles18,022 ft60 miles3,848 ft
      4912,525343
      Dirtbike/Moto55114 miles13,064 ft53 miles3,780 ft
      812,215189
      Observed Trials4038 miles4,003 ft18 miles472 ft
      11323
      ATV/ORV/OHV343 miles5,210 ft19 miles3,484 ft
      12,17314
      Snowmobile196 miles5,102 ft6 miles1,959 ft
      73
      Snowshoe114 miles1,099 ft2 miles1,329 ft
      717
      Downhill Ski12549 miles48,960 ft43 miles2,398 ft
      459751
      Backcountry Ski3615 miles11,775 ft12 miles7,014 ft
      1470
      Nordic Ski3811 miles8,117 ft9 miles2,090 ft
      373
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