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      Eastern side of the Port Hills including Godley Head.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: City Managed
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      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 9
      • 1
      • 6
      • 9

      Region Status
      Open as of 2 days
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      26
      Trails Mountain Bike
      25
      Trails E-Bike
      6
      Trails Hike
      21
      Trails Trail Running
      21
      Total Distance
      31 miles
      Total Descent
      7,064 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,599 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,604 ft
      Reports
      458
      Photos
      150
      Ridden Counter
      7,876

      Photos of Port Hills East Mountain Bike

      24 |
      Dec 6, 2023 @ 2:12am
      Dec 6, 2023
      16 |
      Oct 21, 2023 @ 5:13pm
      Oct 21, 2023
      28 |
      Sep 7, 2023 @ 3:47am
      Sep 7, 2023
      16 |
      Jun 9, 2023 @ 7:54pm
      Jun 9, 2023
      16 |
      Jun 9, 2023 @ 7:54pm
      Jun 9, 2023
      95 |
      Mar 3, 2021 @ 6:44pm
      Mar 3, 2021
      60 |
      Apr 19, 2019 @ 7:09pm
      Apr 19, 2019
      105 |
      Apr 15, 2017 @ 4:47am
      Apr 15, 2017

      Videos of Port Hills East Mountain Bike

      how to use a selfie stick.
      3:27 | 253 | Aug 2, 2015
      Anaconda Trail - Taylors Mistake Beach MTB
      trail: Anaconda
      2:43 | 130 | Jul 27, 2023 , Christchurch
      youtuber TAYLORS ESCAPE MTB trail, NEW TRAIL access to...
      10:31 | 483 | Nov 30, 2021 , Christchurch
      Titus - Port Hills East, Christchurch, NZ
      4:12 | 318 | Nov 19, 2020 , Christchurch
      Knapsack - Port Hills East, Christchurch, NZ
      4:19 | 278 | Nov 12, 2020 , Christchurch
      Captain Thomas Trail - Port Hills East,...
      10:23 | 426 | Nov 6, 2020 , Christchurch
      V - Twin, Port Hills East, Christchurch, NZ
      trail: V-Twin
      5:01 | 363 | Oct 31, 2020 , Christchurch
      Port Hills East - Castle Rock Trail,...
      6:53 | 627 | May 28, 2020 , Christchurch

      Recent Trail Reports

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      sparkynzladdreportactivity #52702407
      May 16, 2024 @ 5:36pm
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      bryanmmchaddreportactivity #52671779 and 3 more
      May 16, 2024 @ 2:51am
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      PetrolHead209difficultyvotetrailactivity #52556659
      May 13, 2024 @ 1:52pm
      May 13, 2024
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      May 11, 2024 @ 8:11am
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      May 8, 2024 @ 2:52pm
      May 8, 2024

      Recent Comments

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      DanielpmotrailGreenwood Park TrackLots of rocks and big ones makes it a really...
      Mar 23, 2024 @ 9:12pm
      Mar 23, 2024
      EllieDH7trailFrog PondHas 3 stiles to climb over...awkward and...
      Dec 6, 2023 @ 11:43am
      Dec 6, 2023
      CallumuAcjontrailGovernor's Bay DHNarrow, rocky, technical. Was a fun little...
      Apr 11, 2023 @ 6:55pm
      Apr 11, 2023
      FoussatrailAnacondaViews were fabulous but needs some TLC. Berm...
      Feb 7, 2023 @ 1:38pm
      Feb 7, 2023
      jganslertrailCrater Rim - Mt CavendishFun adventure ride. Pretty chunky, physical...
      Dec 20, 2022 @ 9:29pm
      Dec 20, 2022

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Urumau Reserve 5 2 2 11.7 km
      Old School Reserve MTB Area 12.7 km
      Port Hills West 5 5 24.4 km
      Victoria Park 7 18 8 95.6 km
      Banks Peninsula6.4 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2530 miles7,041 ft15 miles1,598 ft
      #1,263#5214245435,247
      E-Bike67 miles1,037 ft2 miles1,204 ft
      4042343
      Hike2125 miles5,663 ft13 miles1,598 ft
      #947#278450306
      Trail Running2125 miles5,663 ft13 miles1,598 ft
      #949#27450836
      • By YogiNZ & contributors
      • Admins: MBA, ryan-mooore, AsherRichardsCHCH, GC
      • #8306 - 11,022 views

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