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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

      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
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Shuttleable: YES
      AKA: The Gorge
      Land Status: Private Property
      Access Info:
      Go to https://www.thegorge.nz/ for directions to get here
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      Bike Park Details
      • 5
      • 16
      • 27
      • 12
      • 3

      Region Status
      Caution as of 2 days
      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
      36,510 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,026 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,612 ft
      Reports
      1,870
      Photos
      402
      Ridden Counter
      7,704

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

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

      Photos of "The Gorge" Mountain Bike Park Mountain Bike

      trail: Bermed As
      14 |
      Jun 27, 2020 @ 9:23pm
      Jun 27, 2020
      trail: Bermed As
      13 |
      Jun 27, 2020 @ 9:23pm
      Jun 27, 2020
      8 |
      Jun 27, 2020 @ 9:23pm
      Jun 27, 2020
      12 |
      Jun 27, 2020 @ 9:23pm
      Jun 27, 2020
      trail: DMT (upper)
      106 |
      Feb 3, 2020 @ 12:19am
      Feb 3, 2020
      trail: Quattro
      125 |
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 9:24pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      trail: Quattro
      162 |
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 9:24pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      121 |
      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 | 429 | Jul 5, 2017
      Jupiter24 2009-10 Demo Reel (unfinished)

      2:56 | 442 | Dec 14, 2010
      Wairoa Gorge - Creamed Rice
      4:30 | 162 | Feb 6, 2020 , Nelson
      Wairoa Gorge : Some of the BLACKS | MTB Trail...
      trail: DMT
      8:27 | 230 | Oct 22, 2019 , Nelson
      Wairoa Gorge: Screaming Turtle to Stephen |...
      6:11 | 120 | Sep 29, 2019 , Nelson
      Wairoa Gorge: Devolution | MTB Trail Magic
      trail: Devolution
      7:52 | 215 | Sep 29, 2019 , Nelson
      youtuber Gratuitous Gimbal Abuse at Wairoa Gorge
      trail: Kurtology
      8:25 | 278 | Mar 13, 2019 , Nelson
      youtuber A Billionaire Built These Trails - Wairoa...
      trail: Bermed As
      14:31 | 371 | Jan 30, 2019 , Nelson

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1385864AliceoutsideaddreportFree Range and 1 more
      May 9, 2021 @ 5:37pm
      2 days
      user #1096002RolyinnzaddreportBENCHED AS
      May 7, 2021 @ 4:41pm
      May 7, 2021
      user #2554257Btcooper78addreportKurtology
      May 7, 2021 @ 3:45pm
      May 7, 2021
      user #1945246HaggissaddreportRoad To Nowhere and 2 more
      May 7, 2021 @ 2:58pm
      May 7, 2021
      user #2179284GregNelsonaddreportGoon Slapper and 1 more
      May 5, 2021 @ 6:41pm
      May 5, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1203216ewestruppreportBoulder DashTree removed
      May 1, 2021 @ 1:14am
      May 1, 2021
      user #1203216ewestruppreportCreamed RiceTree removed, all clear
      Apr 29, 2021 @ 5:09pm
      Apr 29, 2021
      user #1203216ewestruppreportBipolarTree removed off track.
      Apr 29, 2021 @ 3:27pm
      Apr 29, 2021
      user #1945246HaggissreportQuattroNice work, that piece of track looks like it...
      Apr 21, 2021 @ 12:15am
      Apr 21, 2021
      user #1203216ewestruppreportPG RatedJob completed with Mike Kyle
      Apr 11, 2021 @ 10:41pm
      Apr 11, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Aniseed Valley 310.4 km
      Richmond Hills 712.3 km
      Silvan Forest 4 1613.1 km
      Moutere Hills Forest14.2 km
      Marsden Valley 2 515.2 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike6248 miles36,509 ft29 miles3,025 ft
      #523#273981,8691,185
      E-Bike5541 miles31,234 ft25 miles3,025 ft
      #138#111,0848
      Hike55 miles1,004 ft3 miles2,589 ft
      #2191,08420
      Trail Running34 miles650 ft2 miles2,589 ft
      #2051,079
      ATV/ORV/OHV46 miles673 ft1 mile2,582 ft
      345
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