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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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 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
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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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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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      Popular Trail Networks

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      Riverhead Forest 30 112 2
      Whakarewarewa Forest 49 64 21 7
      Eskdale MTB Park 30 54 11 2
      Lake Mangamahoe 18 33 6 3
      Woodhill Mountain Bike Park 20 26 5
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      Region Details
      • 450
      • 165
      • 560
      • 1,076
      • 115
      • 191
      • 37
      • 5

      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      3,149
      Trails Mountain Bike
      2,773
      Trails E-Bike
      1,043
      Trails Hike
      2,175
      Trails Trail Running
      2,138
      Trails Horse
      83
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      41
      Trails Observed Trials
      34
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      2
      Trails Snowmobile
      5
      Trails Snowshoe
      10
      Trails Downhill Ski
      111
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      20
      Trails Nordic Ski
      13
      Total Distance
      3,063 miles
      Total Descent
      701,955 ft
      Total Vertical
      8,088 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,089 ft
      Reports
      29,209
      Photos
      8,271
      Ridden Counter
      524,138
      Sub Regions

      Popular North Island Mountain Biking Trails

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      Tahi Extension
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Be Rude Not To
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Challenge Roadside
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Ball and Chain
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Challenge DH
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Mad If You Don't
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Katore Road
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      The Verry Easy Trail
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Paddy's Run (A Trail)
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Underbilly
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Access Trail: Challenge Rockdrop Link
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Bunny Jugs 1
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      The Tickler
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Billy T
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Pohaturoa Road
      Whakarewarewa Forest

      North Island Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Easy Tour
      Rangituhi Trail Park
      3 miles
      One Sweet Loop
      Lake Mangamahoe
      9 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 Peak Fern Loop (Koru and Lazy Fern)
      Mākara Peak Mountain Bike Park
      3 miles
      Giant PNP Spring Series (Rd 3) Rangituhi Short Loop 2019
      Rangituhi Trail Park
      4 miles
      HIGHLANDER MTB Marathon
      Te Ara Ahi
      41 miles
      The Timber Trail
      Manawatu-Whanganui
      48 miles
      Skyline (The Full Version)
      Western Hills
      24 miles
      WTP Long Drop
      Wainuiomata Trail Park (WTP)
      2 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 215 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 224 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 1,865 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance

      Photos of North Island Mountain Bike

      trail: Old Exit
      406 |
      Mar 23, 2017 @ 3:06am
      Mar 23, 2017
      trail: Old Exit
      515 |
      Mar 23, 2017 @ 3:06am
      Mar 23, 2017
      trail: BSX Track
      209 |
      Jan 30, 2017 @ 5:45pm
      Jan 30, 2017
      trail: BSX Track
      181 |
      Jan 30, 2017 @ 5:40pm
      Jan 30, 2017
      trail: Spicer Link
      261 |
      Dec 6, 2015 @ 12:37pm
      Dec 6, 2015
      trail: Bull Run
      864 |
      May 31, 2015 @ 10:29pm
      May 31, 2015
      trail: Rollercoaster
      1,058 |
      Jul 31, 2012 @ 3:07am
      Jul 31, 2012
      trail: Rollercoaster
      630 |
      Nov 15, 2006 @ 12:05am
      Nov 15, 2006
      | 2 comments

      Videos of North Island Mountain Bike

      Taco Tuesday
      87 | Jun 11, 2021
      McQueen speed crash!
      52 | Jun 4, 2021
      Brent falls off the track
      25 | May 28, 2021
      Stuck in overgrown vines
      trail: Scrims
      26 | May 27, 2021
      Bad place to bail
      trail: Skid Ridge
      39 | May 27, 2021
      EPIC SURGEON TABLE CRASH
      219 | May 22, 2021
      Huck Yeah
      trail: Huck Yeah
      26 | Apr 26, 2021
      Huck Yeah
      trail: Huck Yeah
      | Apr 26, 2021

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Tokorangi
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Jun 19, 2021 @ 9:07pm
      9 hours
      VariableMarkWestBike
      Starfish
      Mākara Peak Mountain Bike Park
      Jun 18, 2021 @ 9:08pm
      1 day
      Wetpassive649 Makara Bottom section from cellphone tower to...
      Aratihi
      Mākara Peak Mountain Bike Park
      Jun 15, 2021 @ 7:03pm
      Jun 15, 2021
      Variablepassive649 Makara Top 1/4 of trail is closed while TGL sort...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2363580BB1963riddentrailEagle vs Shark - with picnic table
      Jun 20, 2021 @ 2:34am
      3 hours
      user #1821370CleavousriddentrailGround Zero
      Jun 20, 2021 @ 2:13am
      4 hours
      user #997132jamesreidridesvotetrailTsunami and 1 more
      Jun 20, 2021 @ 12:49am
      5 hours
      user #997132jamesreidridesaddreportTsunami
      Jun 20, 2021 @ 12:49am
      5 hours
      user #2748736TheAdventuresOfRazaddvideoThe Final Downhill – Long & Technical – [Te Iringa Trail, NZ] – MTB New Zealand
      Jun 20, 2021 @ 12:12am
      6 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1213913MarkWestBikereportTokorangitree down - a little bit hard to spot if going...
      Jun 19, 2021 @ 9:50pm
      8 hours
      user #103773madcoretrailNaked FlameGot lost, found this trail that connected me...
      Jun 18, 2021 @ 8:50pm
      1 day
      user #993536wideopennewzealandtrailBox of Birds + Fluffy Duck linesI just rode two days in the bike park (usually...
      Jun 17, 2021 @ 1:21pm
      3 days
      user #2673367ridecoromandeltrailSkills TrackGreat place for skills learning
      Jun 17, 2021 @ 12:33am
      Jun 17, 2021
      user #2673367ridecoromandeltrailRickers ReturnGreat learners loop and warm up to Ara Tuatahi
      Jun 17, 2021 @ 12:29am
      Jun 17, 2021

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2,7732,629 miles580,627 ft1,140 mile3,868 ft
      7,95128,963408399,205
      E-Bike1,0431,113 mile203,858 ft472 miles5,325 ft
      3725,0747512,422
      Hike2,1752,536 miles506,969 ft1,056 mile8,087 ft
      15526,204106,012
      Trail Running2,1382,439 miles486,270 ft1,018 mile6,411 ft
      10526,224218,275
      Horse83121 miles13,343 ft42 miles3,806 ft
      1612,41022
      Dirtbike/Moto4183 miles8,967 ft33 miles3,760 ft
      412,31975
      Observed Trials3436 miles3,658 ft14 miles463 ft
      628
      ATV/ORV/OHV216 miles1,617 ft4 miles3,484 ft
      12,29711
      Snowmobile52 miles1,841 ft2 miles1,453 ft
      6
      Snowshoe104 miles991 ft1 mile1,283 ft
      413
      Downhill Ski11149 miles46,857 ft40 miles2,448 ft
      447541
      Backcountry Ski2014 miles7,838 ft8 miles7,014 ft
      357
      Nordic Ski136 miles1,316 ft2 miles2,208 ft
      348
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