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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • 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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  • 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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Activity Recordings
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.
Trails Deemphasized
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      The Great Lake Taupo region is centrally located in the middle of the North Island, approximately 3 ½ hours drive from Auckland and 4 ½ hours drive from Wellington.
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Caution as of Oct 19, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      79
      Trails Mountain Bike
      77
      Trails E-Bike
      68
      Trails Hike
      40
      Trails Trail Running
      38
      Total Distance
      147 miles
      Total Descent
      21,835 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,754 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,830 ft
      Reports
      743
      Photos
      356
      Ridden Counter
      29,095
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Taupo Mountain Bike

      15 |
      Aug 3, 2021 @ 1:10pm
      Aug 3, 2021
      12 |
      Aug 3, 2021 @ 1:10pm
      Aug 3, 2021
      trail: K2K
      4 |
      Jul 17, 2021 @ 2:57am
      Jul 17, 2021
      trail: K2K
      5 |
      Jul 17, 2021 @ 2:57am
      Jul 17, 2021
      trail: Orakau
      1 |
      Jul 17, 2021 @ 2:50am
      Jul 17, 2021
      trail: Orakau
      2 |
      Jul 17, 2021 @ 2:50am
      Jul 17, 2021
      trail: Orakau
      1 |
      Jul 17, 2021 @ 2:50am
      Jul 17, 2021
      trail: W2K
      113 |
      Feb 13, 2019 @ 6:04pm
      Feb 13, 2019

      Videos of Taupo Mountain Bike

      Friday Fails : Girl Crashes
      177 | Jan 27, 2021
      Cole's Killer
      3:14 | 435 | Feb 3, 2020
      Return to the Rotorua Redwoods
      trail: Redwoods
      21:26 | 99 | Mar 27, 2015
      Rotorua Redwoods - Create Breathing Space Trailer
      trail: Redwoods
      2:10 | 85 | Mar 27, 2015
      Racing Highlights, NZ MTB Cup, Rnd 4
      trail: Pinners
      4:58 | 700 | Feb 9, 2015
      Redwoods Coast - Rotorua Bike Festival
      trail: Redwoods
      1:09 | 144 | Dec 28, 2014
      Frontflip on Downhill Bike - Crash
      trail: Redwoods
      0:08 | 1189 | Aug 8, 2014
      Winter Redwoods Edit 2014
      trail: Redwoods
      0:52 | 313 | Aug 8, 2014

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Redwoods
      Oct 19, 2021 @ 5:04pm
      Oct 19, 2021
      WetHansscheltus Slip on new section

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Huka Falls to Aratiatia
      Oct 11, 2021 @ 1:03am
      Oct 11, 2021
      DryBikelorddWatch out for those jumps heading back to...
      Outback
      Aug 27, 2021 @ 8:50pm
      Aug 27, 2021
      VariableHurdles Around 3 pine trees have fallen over and...
      K2K
      Aug 23, 2021 @ 7:04pm
      Aug 23, 2021
      DryBikelorddWeather has been mint and the trail is in...
      Beagle Boys
      Aug 22, 2021 @ 1:24am
      Aug 22, 2021
      DryHurdles
      Waipouwerawera
      Aug 22, 2021 @ 1:14am
      Aug 22, 2021
      IdealHurdlesTrail is running great, a bit of moisture...
      Debs Track
      Aug 11, 2021 @ 9:25pm
      Aug 11, 2021
      DrystafwPig damage on uphill section. Just avoid...
      Headland Loop
      Aug 7, 2021 @ 1:56am
      Aug 7, 2021
      Prevalent MudBikelorddLots of mud. In places mud and wet...
      Bumble Bee Contact (BBC)
      Aug 6, 2021 @ 5:47pm
      Aug 6, 2021
      VariableHurdlesTrail is clear, short down hill section...
      Aratiatia Loop
      Aug 4, 2021 @ 5:01pm
      Aug 4, 2021
      Prevalent Mudkiwi-mxcntLots of mud and puddles as it doesn't get...
      Wairakei Resort Track
      Aug 4, 2021 @ 4:59pm
      Aug 4, 2021
      Variablekiwi-mxcnt Nice trail. Entry is wrong though. It now...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2827044McBethriddentrailSH Fun
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 2:52am
      2 days
      user #2827044McBethriddentrailW2K
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 2:51am
      2 days
      user #2827044McBethriddentrailTourist Trap
      Oct 23, 2021 @ 7:36pm
      3 days
      user #2633719SJHomriddentrailCraters of the Moon Express Delivery
      Oct 23, 2021 @ 3:26pm
      3 days
      user #2633719SJHomriddentrailTourist Trap and 4 more
      Oct 23, 2021 @ 3:25pm
      3 days

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2433472Tully01trailWaipouweraweraWife rode this trail yesterday as part of a...
      Oct 20, 2021 @ 6:02pm
      Oct 20, 2021
      user #2433472Tully01trailRotary RideThis is appropriately graded as this would be...
      Oct 9, 2021 @ 11:33pm
      Oct 9, 2021
      user #1249825kiwi-mxcnttrailWaihaha and Waihora LinkGreat Lake Trails is the official name. They...
      Oct 5, 2021 @ 6:17pm
      Oct 5, 2021
      user #2433472Tully01trailK2KRe the E-Bike query, they are allowed on all...
      Sep 25, 2021 @ 7:45pm
      Sep 25, 2021
      user #2433472Tully01trailK2KTrail ridden yesterday returning from...
      Sep 25, 2021 @ 7:38pm
      Sep 25, 2021

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike77145 miles21,732 ft56 miles2,753 ft
      #164#93557401113,037
      E-Bike6893 miles11,798 ft39 miles889 ft
      #54#516081958
      Hike40106 miles15,522 ft40 miles2,753 ft
      #389#12649139
      Trail Running3898 miles14,514 ft36 miles2,753 ft
      #406#13641154
      • By canadaka Trailforks & contributors
      • Admins: ralley, BikeTaupõ
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