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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (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%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
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
Contribute Details
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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.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Radar Time
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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Aug 8, 2021

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #8,294
      State Ranking
      #191
      Trails (view details)
      12
      Trails Mountain Bike
      12
      Trails Hike
      12
      Trails Trail Running
      12
      Total Distance
      18 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      5 miles
      Total Descent
      666 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,035 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,098 ft
      Reports
      16
      Photos
      6
      Ridden Counter
      33

      Photos of Rangataua Forest Mountain Bike

      trail: North track
      14 |
      Apr 3, 2021 @ 4:05pm
      Apr 3, 2021
      trail: North track
      17 |
      Apr 3, 2021 @ 4:05pm
      Apr 3, 2021
      trail: North track
      28 |
      Apr 3, 2021 @ 4:05pm
      Apr 3, 2021
      22 |
      Apr 3, 2021 @ 4:04pm
      Apr 3, 2021
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      trail: Middle track
      26 |
      Sep 2, 2019 @ 4:04pm
      Sep 2, 2019
      trail: West track
      23 |
      Feb 23, 2019 @ 10:42am
      Feb 23, 2019

      Videos of Rangataua Forest Mountain Bike

      Aropaoanui DH - Napier
      trail: Mainline
      2:31 | 360 | Mar 2, 2013

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      East track
      Jan 25, 2020 @ 4:01pm
      Jan 25, 2020
      DrykjkiwiHike
      Middle track
      Jan 3, 2020 @ 12:07am
      Jan 3, 2020
      DryriklobsterGreat condition
      North track
      Jan 3, 2020 @ 12:06am
      Jan 3, 2020
      DryriklobsterRiding like a dream. A single tree fall...
      West track
      Jan 3, 2020 @ 12:04am
      Jan 3, 2020
      DryriklobsterAll 4WD bogs have easy cycle bypasses -...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1263433tjmauggcommenttrailRangataua Forest Road
      Oct 10, 2021 @ 12:44pm
      Oct 10, 2021
      user #2743282SvenpannellriddentrailMiddle track and 3 more
      Jun 12, 2021 @ 1:53pm
      Jun 12, 2021
      user #2646803nzbrettaddphoto in My City and 3 more
      Apr 3, 2021 @ 4:04pm
      Apr 3, 2021
      user #2646803nzbrettriddentrailRangataua Forest Road and 1 more
      Apr 3, 2021 @ 4:03pm
      Apr 3, 2021
      user #2569673PukeokahuvotetrailEast track
      Jan 29, 2021 @ 10:32am
      Jan 29, 2021

      Recent Comments

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      user #1263433tjmauggtrailRangataua Forest RoadTh
      Oct 10, 2021 @ 12:44pm
      Oct 10, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Rangataua 11 km
      Uenuku Pines 7 10 315.6 km
      Kaimanawa Forest Park 1 124.1 km
      Whanganui National Park27.9 km
      Lismore Forest 1 1 133 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1218 miles666 ft5 miles1,033 ft
      #8,294#19121642
      Hike1218 miles666 ft5 miles1,033 ft
      163
      Trail Running1218 miles666 ft5 miles1,033 ft
      162
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