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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
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  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
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Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • 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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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
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  • 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
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      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

      Book Gorge Shuttles here https://www.thegorge.nz/
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Shuttleable: YES
      AKA: The Gorge
      Land Status: Regional Recreation Area
      Parking  Barry's Flat, The Gorge google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Go to https://www.thegorge.nz/ for directions to get here
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      Region Supporters & Maintainers

      • trail builder
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      Activities Click to view
      Bike Park Details
      • 5
      • 16
      • 27
      • 12
      • 3

      Region Status
      Open as of Feb 24, 2022
      Day Ticket
      120 NZD
      Uplift Type
      Shuttle

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      62
      Trails Mountain Bike
      62
      Trails E-Bike
      55
      Trails Hike
      5
      Trails Trail Running
      3
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      4
      Total Distance
      48 miles
      Total Descent
      32,243 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,049 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,635 ft
      Reports
      2,173
      Photos
      752
      Ridden Counter
      9,404

      Outside+ Logo Articles

      Video: Tom Bradshaw Rides New Zealand’s Privately Built Bike Park
      Feb 22, 2022 from pinkbike.com
      Tom shows you why The Gorge in New Zealand is his favourite place in the world to ride trail bikes.

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      Past Week
      • 7 rides

      Photos of "The Gorge" Mountain Bike Park Mountain Bike

      trail: Devil's Armor
      11 |
      May 8, 2022 @ 8:08pm
      May 8, 2022
      17 |
      Apr 8, 2022 @ 1:17am
      Apr 8, 2022
      trail: Bermed As
      8 |
      Nov 17, 2021 @ 5:43pm
      Nov 17, 2021
      trail: Bermed As
      9 |
      Nov 17, 2021 @ 5:43pm
      Nov 17, 2021
      trail: Red Line
      13 |
      Nov 17, 2021 @ 5:43pm
      Nov 17, 2021
      trail: Bermed As
      24 |
      Jun 27, 2020 @ 9:23pm
      Jun 27, 2020
      trail: Bermed As
      23 |
      Jun 27, 2020 @ 9:23pm
      Jun 27, 2020
      21 |
      Jun 27, 2020 @ 9:23pm
      Jun 27, 2020

      Videos of "The Gorge" Mountain Bike Park Mountain Bike

      Wairoa Gorge, New Zealand | Gimbal POV
      trail: Bermed As
      3:48 | 448 | Jul 5, 2017
      Jupiter24 2009-10 Demo Reel (unfinished)

      2:56 | 442 | Dec 14, 2010
      youtuber Slippery Weka | CHUNKY Tech at Wairoa Gorge
      6:31 | 35 | May 4, 2022 , Nelson
      youtuber Free Range | HIGH-SPEED Tech at Wairoa Gorge
      trail: Free Range
      5:58 | 129 | Apr 29, 2022 , Nelson
      youtuber Snakes & Ladders | WOODEN FEATURES &...
      3:28 | 33 | Apr 24, 2022 , Nelson
      youtuber Mundy 500 | Chunky Rocks & UNIQUE Tech at...
      trail: Mundy 500
      5:09 | 44 | Apr 19, 2022 , Nelson
      youtuber Chase the Orange | PLAYFUL Flow at Wairoa Gorge
      2:40 | 41 | Apr 14, 2022 , Nelson
      youtuber Screaming Turtle | Technical CHAOS at Wairoa Gorge
      7:40 | 49 | Apr 9, 2022 , Nelson

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      TNT
      Apr 13, 2022 @ 10:14pm
      Apr 13, 2022
      Dry GregNelson WGBP
      Barrys carpark, access road and 4wd river crossing
      Feb 28, 2022 @ 5:49pm
      Feb 28, 2022
      Ideal GregNelson WGBP
      Muppet road
      Feb 28, 2022 @ 5:49pm
      Feb 28, 2022
      Ideal GregNelson WGBP
      Snakes & Ladders
      Feb 28, 2022 @ 5:49pm
      Feb 28, 2022
      Ideal GregNelson WGBP
      Peaking Out
      Sep 10, 2021 @ 3:47pm
      Sep 10, 2021
      Dry Tree downRoberts77
      Florence
      Sep 3, 2021 @ 3:07am
      Sep 3, 2021
      Dry Chop tree out. Small saw.GregNelson WGBP
      Sewer Sidle
      May 21, 2021 @ 7:53pm
      May 21, 2021
      Dry All clear of everything but leavesjimbob79 AKDH
      Instant Kiwi
      May 21, 2021 @ 6:41pm
      May 21, 2021
      Dryjimbob79 AKDH
      Natural Selection
      May 21, 2021 @ 6:40pm
      May 21, 2021
      Dryjimbob79 AKDH
      Bipolar
      May 1, 2021 @ 11:43pm
      May 1, 2021
      Unknown Tree on track cleared by EddyHaggiss

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1203216ewestruppcommentreportThird Time Lucky and 3 more
      May 22, 2022 @ 11:17pm
      12 hours
      user #2426628mikeynelsonaddreportAlaskan Pipeline and 2 more
      May 22, 2022 @ 9:33pm
      14 hours
      user #1078794Love4ridingaddreportCreamed Rice and 17 more
      May 22, 2022 @ 1:26pm
      22 hours
      user #1086854miktownaddreportScreaming Turtle
      May 21, 2022 @ 5:52pm
      2 days
      user #1385864AliceoutsideaddreportJumanji
      May 20, 2022 @ 7:32pm
      3 days

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1203216ewestruppreportJumanjiJob completed, thanks Alice
      May 22, 2022 @ 11:23pm
      12 hours
      user #1203216ewestruppreportScreaming TurtleJob completed, cheers Michael
      May 22, 2022 @ 11:19pm
      12 hours
      user #1203216ewestruppreportThird Time LuckyAlready reported, cheers Mike
      May 22, 2022 @ 11:18pm
      12 hours
      user #1203216ewestruppreportThird Time LuckyAlready reported, cheers
      May 22, 2022 @ 11:17pm
      12 hours
      user #1203216ewestruppreportGIVE IT A NUDGEJob completed
      May 19, 2022 @ 2:46pm
      May 19, 2022

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Aniseed Valley 310.4 km
      Richmond Hills 712.3 km
      Silvan Forest 6 17 113.1 km
      Moutere Hills Forest14.2 km
      Marsden Valley 1 415.2 km

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike6248 miles32,244 ft30 miles3,048 ft
      #611#267482,1721,483
      E-Bike5542 miles27,736 ft25 miles3,048 ft
      #189#121,33727
      Hike55 miles1,007 ft3 miles2,589 ft
      #10,132#1961,17026
      Trail Running34 miles653 ft2 miles2,589 ft
      #10,086#1951,162
      ATV/ORV/OHV46 miles764 ft1 mile2,575 ft
      357
      • By GregNelson WGBP WGS & contributors
      • Admins: Aorere-Enduro, NMTBC, WGBP, WGS, TGOM, ewestrupp, mikeynelson
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      • "the gorge" mountain bike park activity log | embed map of "The Gorge" Mountain Bike Park mountain bike trails | "the gorge" mountain bike park mountain biking points of interest

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