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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 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
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
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • 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
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Situated deep in the Wairoa Valley, ‘The Gorge’ is home to an amazing variety of hand-built mountain bike trails that run through a lush native and beech forest environment from a maximum elevation of 1100m

      To be eligible to ride at The Gorge you must be a member of Nelson Mountain Bike Club - join here. Once you are member, you can book your shuttle seats online here. NMTBC will also run a limited number of events at the facility each year that the general public can enter.

      More info at http://www.nelsonmtb.club/ride/wairoa/
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Shuttleable: YES
      AKA: The Gorge
      Access Info:
      Go to https://www.thegorge.nz/ for directions to get here
      Links
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      Region Supporters & Maintainers

      • trail builder
        Sponsor
      Bike Park Details
      • 7
      • 2
      • 10
      • 26
      • 14
      • 4

      Region Status
      Caution as of 8 hours
      Uplift Type
      Shuttle

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      64
      Trails Mountain Bike
      63
      Trails E-Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      6
      Trails Trail Running
      5
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      4
      Total Distance
      47 miles
      Total Descent
      35,966 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,026 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,612 ft
      Reports
      1,221
      Photos
      66
      Ridden Counter
      6,184

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 12 rides
      • 5 miles avg distance

      Photos of "The Gorge" Mountain Bike Park Mountain Bike

      trail: DMT (upper)
      72 |
      Feb 3, 2020 @ 12:19am
      Feb 3, 2020
      trail: Quattro
      105 |
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 9:24pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      trail: Quattro
      147 |
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 9:24pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      104 |
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 9:24pm
      Dec 24, 2018

      Videos of "The Gorge" Mountain Bike Park Mountain Bike

      Wairoa Gorge, New Zealand | Gimbal POV
      trail: Bermed As
      3:48 | 385 | Jul 5, 2017
      Jupiter24 2009-10 Demo Reel (unfinished)
      trail: Final Cut
      2:56 | 437 | Dec 14, 2010
      Wairoa Gorge - Creamed Rice
      4:30 | 52 | Feb 6, 2020 , Nelson
      Wairoa Gorge : Some of the BLACKS | MTB Trail...
      trail: DMT
      8:27 | 88 | Oct 22, 2019 , Nelson

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Florence
      May 22, 2020 @ 7:46pm
      May 22, 2020
      UnknownHaggiss WGBP Lots of pig rooting, and rocks 1 person...
      Happy Endings (option)
      May 21, 2020 @ 9:57pm
      May 21, 2020
      UnknownHaggiss WGBP Ride me, chuck of the big stuff and log a...
      Chase The Orange
      May 21, 2020 @ 9:57pm
      May 21, 2020
      UnknownHaggiss WGBP Ride me, chuck of the big stuff and log a...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Steel Pancake
      May 23, 2020 @ 5:09pm
      3 days
      UnknownHaggiss WGBP good to go, get amongst it. Looks like...
      Broken Nun
      May 23, 2020 @ 5:07pm
      3 days
      UnknownHaggiss WGBP good to go
      Alaskan Pipeline
      May 23, 2020 @ 12:53am
      May 23, 2020
      DryOlinP WGTV Main line clear, alternate line has tree...
      Mundy 500
      May 22, 2020 @ 10:02pm
      May 22, 2020
      UnknownHaggiss WGBP Checked and cleared by volunteers
      Pro Cut Line
      May 22, 2020 @ 10:01pm
      May 22, 2020
      UnknownHaggiss WGBP Checked and cleared by volunteers
      Stephen
      May 22, 2020 @ 9:56pm
      May 22, 2020
      UnknownHaggiss WGBP Checked and cleared by volunteers
      Nigh Nigh's
      May 22, 2020 @ 9:53pm
      May 22, 2020
      UnknownHaggiss WGBP Checked and cleared by volunteers
      Creamed Rice
      May 22, 2020 @ 9:17pm
      May 22, 2020
      UnknownHaggiss WGBP Checked and cleared by volunteers
      Bipolar
      May 22, 2020 @ 7:44pm
      May 22, 2020
      UnknownHaggiss WGBP could do with a blow to make it to...
      Au Natural
      May 22, 2020 @ 7:42pm
      May 22, 2020
      UnknownHaggiss WGBP Could do with a blow w backpack...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #902514trailforksaddreportChase The Orange and 2 more
      May 25, 2020 @ 10:00pm
      8 hours
      user #2107221ManuMaddreportKidnapper
      May 25, 2020 @ 4:43pm
      13 hours
      user #2048070bikejanzaddreportKidnapper and 1 more
      May 24, 2020 @ 6:50pm
      1 days
      user #1299070JonocoraddreportKidnapper
      May 23, 2020 @ 10:09pm
      2 days
      user #1096050darren987addreportGotten Rotten and 1 more
      May 23, 2020 @ 9:39pm
      2 days

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #745439hamishnzreportFlorenceRock was moved and trail repaired on...
      Mar 23, 2020 @ 1:19pm
      Mar 23, 2020
      user #1126265downsouthridetrailHuhuSome rock to be raked clear. Bracken and...
      Mar 15, 2020 @ 12:22pm
      Mar 15, 2020
      user #1126265downsouthridetrailStephenCould use a walk through with a rock rake....
      Mar 15, 2020 @ 12:20pm
      Mar 15, 2020
      user #1126265downsouthridetrailBoulder DashLoose rock here and there in upper sections....
      Mar 15, 2020 @ 12:18pm
      Mar 15, 2020
      user #1126265downsouthridetrailCreamed RiceUpper section some loose rock has accumulated.
      Mar 15, 2020 @ 12:14pm
      Mar 15, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Aniseed Valley 110.4 km
      Richmond Hills 8 112.3 km
      Silvan Forest 5 1413.1 km
      Marsden Valley 2 5 213.4 km
      Red Hills 2 217.3 km

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