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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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Trail Ridden Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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      Manawatu Gorge parks
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      AKA: Manawatu Gorge - Te Apiti
      Land Status: Conservation Reserve
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      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jul 24, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      5
      Trails Mountain Bike
      5
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      5
      Trails Trail Running
      5
      Trails Horse
      2
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      2
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      2
      Total Distance
      42 miles
      Total Descent
      7,039 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,791 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,869 ft
      Reports
      13
      Photos
      20
      Ridden Counter
      147

      Popular Te Apiti Mountain Biking Trails

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance

      Photos of Te Apiti Mountain Bike

      45 |
      Sep 30, 2018 @ 10:08pm
      Sep 30, 2018
      41 |
      Sep 30, 2018 @ 10:08pm
      Sep 30, 2018
      44 |
      Sep 30, 2018 @ 10:08pm
      Sep 30, 2018
      42 |
      Sep 30, 2018 @ 10:08pm
      Sep 30, 2018
      38 |
      Aug 27, 2018 @ 3:48am
      Aug 27, 2018
      53 |
      Aug 27, 2018 @ 3:48am
      Aug 27, 2018
      37 |
      Aug 27, 2018 @ 3:48am
      Aug 27, 2018
      37 |
      Aug 27, 2018 @ 3:48am
      Aug 27, 2018

      Videos of Te Apiti Mountain Bike

      Split screen of brake data with full commentary
      5:07 | 81 | May 12, 2019
      RACE RUN
      2:53 | 64 | May 7, 2019
      FLOW RUN
      2:58 | 52 | May 7, 2019
      Te Ara o Mahurangi - Te Apiti MTB (Night Ride)
      6:51 | 16 | Mar 15, 2021 , Palmerston North
      youtuber Te Ara o Mahurangi G3 @ Te Apiti Manawatu
      7:42 | 64 | Sep 8, 2020 , Palmerston North
      Manawatu Gorge Trail (Intermediate option)
      8:52 | 76 | Aug 1, 2020 , Palmerston North
      Mountain Biking in Te Apiti - Manawatu Gorge
      500 | Mar 21, 2016 , Palmerston North
      20150504 Te Ara o Mahurangi
      504 | Mar 21, 2016 , Palmerston North

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Takapari Road Track
      Jul 24, 2021 @ 3:50pm
      Jul 24, 2021
      Freeze/thaw CycleKaitoke137 A wonderful track but very muddy at present

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Te Ara o Mahurangi
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 5:28pm
      Nov 22, 2020
      VariableMatthiasAWhittenwe have moved the tree that @kiwishreder...
      Windfarm Ride
      Oct 2, 2020 @ 10:55pm
      Oct 2, 2020
      WetjonahAMinor Water drainage issue, standing...
      Whariti Peak
      Nov 15, 2019 @ 11:14am
      Nov 15, 2019
      DryLanders67Mostly nicely graded gravel on the lower...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2704182BrianandKelly9sc0decommenttrailWindfarm Ride
      Jul 30, 2021 @ 4:14am
      Jul 30, 2021
      user #923271donalduckriddentrailWhariti Peak
      Jul 26, 2021 @ 9:01am
      Jul 26, 2021
      user #1085733Kaitoke137addreportTakapari Road Track
      Jul 25, 2021 @ 2:13am
      Jul 25, 2021
      user #2611881LukeDenbyriddentrailTe Ara o Mahurangi
      Apr 12, 2021 @ 8:50pm
      Apr 12, 2021
      user #2646501GeorgMURRAYwishlisttrailWhariti Peak
      Apr 3, 2021 @ 12:23pm
      Apr 3, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2704182BrianandKelly9sc0detrailWindfarm RideAnyone done this over winter 2021? Got a track...
      Jul 30, 2021 @ 4:14am
      Jul 30, 2021
      user #2560575louisastrailWindfarm RideThis track would be fantastic if multiple...
      Mar 21, 2021 @ 7:30pm
      Mar 21, 2021
      user #489783kiwishredertrailTe Ara o Mahurangi2 cool little tracks that are probably due a...
      Sep 20, 2020 @ 3:34pm
      Sep 20, 2020
      user #1018010chrisjhgreentrailTe Ara o MahurangiAwesome riding up there today! Would...
      Dec 27, 2019 @ 9:55pm
      Dec 27, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Linklater Reserve 19.2 km
      Paneiri Park 4 2 112.2 km
      Arapuke Forest 5 12 514 km
      Kohitere Forest 2 4 132.8 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike542 miles7,041 ft16 miles3,789 ft
      #5,902#1682013361
      E-Bike216 miles1,617 ft4 miles3,484 ft
      #11374
      Hike542 miles7,041 ft16 miles3,789 ft
      #5,293#1541218
      Trail Running542 miles7,041 ft16 miles3,789 ft
      #5,286#153121
      Horse216 miles1,617 ft4 miles3,484 ft
      #45
      Dirtbike/Moto216 miles1,617 ft4 miles3,484 ft
      #55
      ATV/ORV/OHV216 miles1,617 ft4 miles3,484 ft
      #45
      • By RoccoNZ & contributors
      • Admins: MMBC
      • #7146 - 2,322 views

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