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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
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  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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  • 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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      Region Details
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      2,119
      Trails Mountain Bike
      1,862
      Trails E-Bike
      722
      Trails Hike
      1,465
      Trails Trail Running
      1,466
      Trails Horse
      16
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      6
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      8
      Trails Snowshoe
      3
      Trails Downhill Ski
      80
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      13
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1
      Total Distance
      3,439 miles
      Total Descent
      724,560 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,788 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,789 ft
      Reports
      15,164
      Photos
      11,896
      Ridden Counter
      310,025
      Sub Regions

      Popular South Island Mountain Biking Trails

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      Old Dyers Road (Lower Choir Boy)
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      Loess Rider
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      Summit Connection
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      Thunder Goat
      Queenstown Bike Park
      Lazy Vertigo
      Queenstown Bike Park
      Rude Rock
      Coronet Peak
      Lower Hammy's Track
      Queenstown Bike Park
      Upper Hammy's Track
      Queenstown Bike Park
      Vertigo
      Queenstown Bike Park
      Original
      Queenstown Bike Park
      Jacks Track (lower)
      Codgers
      Huck Yeah!
      Queenstown Bike Park
      Battlestag
      Queenstown Bike Park
      Bowenvale Traverse - East
      Port Hills West
      Lord of the Possums
      Christchurch Adventure Park

      South Island Mountain Bike Routes

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      Pick & Mix
      Codgers
      20 miles
      Ollie's Choice
      Codgers
      15 miles
      Maitai-Coppermine-Maitai
      Codgers - Maitai
      19 miles
      Purple Haze Loop
      Flat Top Hill
      6 miles
      Kaikoura Trail
      Kaikoura
      29 miles
      Port Hills Traverse
      Crocodile XC MTB Park
      22 miles
      Crocodile - Flying Nun - Mount Vernon
      Port Hills West
      24 miles
      Corotown
      Coronet Peak
      6 miles
      Sumner - Godley Head Loop
      Port Hills East
      15 miles
      Kennedys bush to Sumner and back
      Port Hills East
      58 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 65 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 70 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 1,053 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance

      Photos of South Island Mountain Bike

      trail: Rapaki Track
      76 |
      Jan 22, 2019 @ 1:22am
      Jan 22, 2019
      183 |
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 3:10pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      200 |
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 3:08pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      trail: Yoda
      168 |
      Oct 22, 2018 @ 2:43am
      Oct 22, 2018
      trail: Yoda
      377 |
      Oct 2, 2018 @ 11:57pm
      Oct 2, 2018
      | 2 comments
      trail: Fenceline
      180 |
      Oct 22, 2017 @ 6:39pm
      Oct 22, 2017
      148 |
      May 6, 2017 @ 12:57am
      May 6, 2017
      254 |
      May 10, 2008 @ 1:46am
      May 10, 2008

      Videos of South Island Mountain Bike

      Naked Huck Yeah Queenstown
      trail: Huck Yeah!
      450 | Apr 24, 2021
      Shralp fail
      47 | Apr 8, 2021
      Gung Ho night ride crash
      trail: Gung Ho
      54 | Jan 28, 2021
      Ending the week with a bang
      trail: Pono's
      134 | Jan 15, 2021
      Sik Mik At Coronet Peak
      trail: Coronet DH
      20 | Jan 5, 2021
      TILTED ROAD GAP ON HARDTAIL
      | Dec 26, 2020
      MTB Over Sixty - Outlet Trail, Wanaka
      9 | Dec 19, 2020
      Boomer Remover
      | Dec 18, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Packhorse Hut
      Haven Mountain Bike Park
      Jun 17, 2021 @ 2:28pm
      18 hours
      Prevalent MudMr-Haven MVMBC Logging has finished for the season, but...
      Lake Hood Trail
      Ashburton
      Jun 16, 2021 @ 2:46am
      2 days
      Wetjamesreidrides MBA Big holes from the flood
      Coopers Creek
      Crocodile XC MTB Park
      Jun 10, 2021 @ 3:37am
      Jun 10, 2021
      WetMakk-daddySlip from the rain event has closed the...

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Te Tirohanga Whetū o Koata (Koata Whetū)
      Codgers
      Jun 17, 2021 @ 3:32pm
      17 hours
      Weteasy-trail Maintenance clearing drainage features...
      Jacks Track (lower)
      Codgers
      Jun 17, 2021 @ 3:25pm
      17 hours
      Variableeasy-trail Drain unblocked, light maintenance
      Skid Track / Road
      Bethunes Gully/Forrester Park
      Jun 17, 2021 @ 12:48am
      1 day
      Prevalent Mudkanefleury MBO Track re opened after scrub barring and...
      Fringed Hill Rd
      Fringed Hill Nelson
      Jun 16, 2021 @ 2:33pm
      2 days
      VariableLove4riding WGTV
      Te Ara Koa
      Fringed Hill Nelson
      Jun 16, 2021 @ 2:33pm
      2 days
      VariableLove4riding WGTVPig rooting just after crossing the...
      Brook St
      Codgers
      Jun 16, 2021 @ 2:33pm
      2 days
      VariableLove4riding WGTV
      Tunnels
      Blue Spur Forest
      Jun 14, 2021 @ 4:57pm
      Jun 14, 2021
      VariableJuddchappell Tree down
      Te Ara Horoeka
      Whare Flat
      Jun 14, 2021 @ 4:19pm
      Jun 14, 2021
      VariablespokeydokesNew extension on Te Ara Horoeka is now...
      Worsleys Track
      Christchurch
      Jun 12, 2021 @ 7:59pm
      Jun 12, 2021
      Dryjmckirdy
      Body Bag
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      Jun 12, 2021 @ 7:59pm
      Jun 12, 2021
      Variablejmckirdy

      Activity Feed

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      user #823240KevinTriboulatriddentrail629
      Jun 18, 2021 @ 2:25am
      6 hours
      user #1563401EvoCyclesadddirectoryEvo Cycles Dunedin
      Jun 17, 2021 @ 4:44pm
      15 hours
      user #1563401EvoCyclesadddirectoryEvo Cycles Queenstown
      Jun 17, 2021 @ 4:44pm
      15 hours
      user #1563401EvoCyclesadddirectoryEvo Cycles Christchurch - Hornby
      Jun 17, 2021 @ 4:44pm
      15 hours
      user #1563401EvoCyclesadddirectoryEvo Cycles Nelson
      Jun 17, 2021 @ 4:44pm
      15 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1379157timfnztrailKanuka MTB trail.Rideable in winter, this is the drier side of...
      Jun 16, 2021 @ 5:21pm
      2 days
      user #1379157timfnztrailLions Centennial Trail (up)Not suitable for riding in winter, mud fest...
      Jun 16, 2021 @ 5:20pm
      2 days
      user #1886579DancingridertrailGibbs Hill TrackThe climb is ~350m on the Gibbs track and a...
      Jun 14, 2021 @ 10:40pm
      Jun 14, 2021
      user #1886579DancingridertrailGibbs Hill TrackThe first part of this track (3 km ish) is...
      Jun 14, 2021 @ 10:39pm
      Jun 14, 2021
      user #1203216ewestruppreportPG RatedTree's removed
      Jun 12, 2021 @ 2:46am
      Jun 12, 2021

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1,8623,045 miles630,043 ft1,313 mile6,335 ft
      11,85715,135139236,890
      E-Bike7221,115 mile222,795 ft465 miles6,335 ft
      1711,121256,588
      Hike1,4653,019 miles484,997 ft1,204 mile6,335 ft
      1512,84046,525
      Trail Running1,4663,024 miles486,453 ft1,207 mile6,335 ft
      312,84353,970
      Horse1636 miles2,283 ft12 miles3,432 ft
      5,079
      Dirtbike/Moto627 miles1,381 ft6 miles2,999 ft
      5,08026
      ATV/ORV/OHV814 miles2,736 ft6 miles5,223 ft
      5,1041
      Snowshoe31 mile1,122 ft1 mile2,044 ft
      7
      Downhill Ski8028 miles30,043 ft24 miles2,753 ft
      11,130
      Backcountry Ski1315 miles6,250 ft5 miles5,135 ft
      1170
      Nordic Ski18 miles210 ft3,615 ft3,337 ft
      197
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