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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • 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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other

      Popular Riding Areas

      title
      Sticky Forest 18 29 17 7
      Victoria Park 7 15 10 10
      Wairoa Gorge Bike Park 1 9 14 4
      Naseby Forest 12 27 2
      Christchurch Adventure Park 7 10 11 6
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      Region Details
      • 174
      • 50
      • 281
      • 497
      • 111
      • 166
      • 68
      • 3


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      local trail association
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      1,377
      Trails Mountain Bike
      1,396
      Trails E-Bike
      132
      Trails Hike
      1,094
      Trails Trail Running
      1,094
      Trails Dirtbike
      15
      Trails ATV
      15
      Trails Horse
      15
      Trails Nordic Ski
      15
      Total Distance
      2,339 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      1,026 miles
      Total Descent
      601,325 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,370 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,371 ft
      Reports
      4,509
      Photos
      5,950
      Ridden Counter
      77,129
      Sub Regions

      Photos of South Island Mountain Bike

      trail: Fenceline
      88 |
      Oct 22, 2017 @ 6:39pm
      Oct 22, 2017
      Fenceline, Christchurch
      30 |
      May 6, 2017 @ 12:57am
      May 6, 2017
      River Trail Loop, Ashburton
      56 |
      May 6, 2017 @ 12:49am
      May 6, 2017
      River Trail Loop, Ashburton
      trail: Low Road
      233 |
      Jan 24, 2017 @ 7:50pm
      Jan 24, 2017
      Low Road, Christchurch
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      Videos of South Island Mountain Bike

      Face to Face with Queenstown
      trail: Huck Yeah!
      1:00 | 11 | Dec 13, 2018
      Pedal or die
      0:50 | 19 | Nov 18, 2018
      2018 South Island Secondary school MTB
      3:20 | 33 | Nov 3, 2018
      Stop Dreaming and Start Riding - Summers Here
      trail: Rude Rock
      0:15 | 8 | Sep 30, 2018
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      South Island Mountain Bike Routes

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      Corotown
      6 miles
      2017 Dunners Summer Series #2
      3 miles
      Enduro Loop
      9 miles
      Cross Country Loop
      6 miles

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