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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
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.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Port Hills West includes everything out to Worsleys but not Victoria Park
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Region Details
      • 5
      • 4
      • 5
      • 1
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 5, 2019 ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #309
      Trails (view details)
      21
      Trails Mountain Bike
      21
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      15
      Trails Trail Running
      15
      Total Distance
      20 miles
      Total Descent
      8,072 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,368 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,515 ft
      Reports
      460
      Photos
      444
      Ridden Counter
      4,852

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 3 rides
      • 5 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 13 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 99 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance

      Photos of Port Hills West Mountain Bike

      trail: Flying Nun
      1 |
      Sep 10, 2019 @ 3:06am
      Sep 10, 2019
      trail: Rapaki Track
      24 |
      Jan 22, 2019 @ 1:22am
      Jan 22, 2019
      trail: Flying Nun
      645 |
      May 23, 2016 @ 10:56am
      May 23, 2016
      trail: Flying Nun
      206 |
      Jan 3, 2016 @ 4:44pm
      Jan 3, 2016

      Videos of Port Hills West Mountain Bike

      Sam Read Hits Huntsbury
      1:50 | 244 | Mar 5, 2019
      Bean and Selfie attack the rowdiest trail in town
      trail: Lava Flow
      3:15 | 5525 | Feb 28, 2019
      Lava Flow - National DH Round 4 2018
      trail: Lava Flow
      2:27 | 83 | Feb 22, 2018
      New Zealand Downhill Nationals #4
      trail: Lava Flow
      5:24 | 12090 | Feb 22, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1956743alxoldsckoolriddentrailMt Vernon
      Oct 15, 2019 @ 8:31pm
      2 days
      user #1953216EzahanashaririddentrailRapaki Track
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 3:50am
      Oct 13, 2019
      user #1954549RobcousinsriddentrailRapaki Track
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 9:31pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      user #1930025AdSmithiesriddentrailMt Vernon and 2 more
      Oct 9, 2019 @ 11:01pm
      Oct 9, 2019
      user #1689804jls163wishlisttrailFlying Nun
      Oct 8, 2019 @ 3:57am
      Oct 8, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #530808Huntsbury-JumpstrailFourpauseJumps have been resurfaced, no sheep up there...
      Jul 6, 2019 @ 3:47pm
      Jul 6, 2019
      user #1661454joshuamerriamtrailTaramea Track / Montgomery Spuroh, I see it's labeled as AKA "Taramea" ...
      Feb 6, 2019 @ 4:45pm
      Feb 6, 2019
      user #1538799chrishousetrailTaramea Track / Montgomery SpurWatch out for magpies this month!
      Oct 3, 2018 @ 1:13am
      Oct 3, 2018
      user #1117028longliveendurotrailGnarly NunAwesome loads of fun!
      Feb 13, 2018 @ 6:21pm
      Feb 13, 2018
      user #1415889TomtastictrailHuntsbury TrackThe steepest part of this access track is the...
      Oct 20, 2017 @ 10:42am
      Oct 20, 2017

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Victoria Park 7 16 9 112 km
      Christchurch Adventure Park 6 8 5 63.1 km
      Urumau Reserve 4 3 23.5 km
      Port Hills East 5 84.4 km
      Crocodile XC MTB Park 7 11 24.6 km

      Local Badges

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      • Admins: sykic, GC
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