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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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

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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
  • 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 1200m

      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
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      Bike Park Details
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      • 4

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 1, 2019 ago
      Uplift Type
      Shuttle

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #476
      Trails (view details)
      54
      Trails Mountain Bike
      54
      Total Distance
      36 miles
      Total Descent
      34,178 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,903 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,612 ft
      Reports
      104
      Photos
      16
      Ridden Counter
      4,527

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      • 23 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance

      Photos of Wairoa Gorge Bike Park Mountain Bike

      trail: Quattro
      90 |
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 9:24pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      trail: Quattro
      131 |
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 9:24pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      90 |
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 9:24pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      trail: Free Range
      89 |
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 9:23pm
      Dec 24, 2018

      Videos of Wairoa Gorge Bike Park Mountain Bike

      Wairoa Gorge, New Zealand | Gimbal POV
      trail: Bermed As
      3:48 | 357 | Jul 5, 2017
      Jupiter24 2009-10 Demo Reel (unfinished)
      trail: Final Cut
      2:56 | 432 | Dec 14, 2010
      Wairoa Gorge: Screaming Turtle to Stephen |...
      6:11 | 13 | Sep 29, 2019 , Nelson
      Wairoa Gorge: Devolution | MTB Trail Magic
      trail: Devolution
      7:52 | 20 | Sep 29, 2019 , Nelson

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1358767erinjaddisonwishlisttrailCreamed Rice
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 12:16pm
      10 hours
      user #1945246HaggisscommentreportDirty Deeds
      Oct 2, 2019 @ 12:47am
      Oct 2, 2019
      user #1945246HaggissaddreportDirty Deeds
      Oct 1, 2019 @ 11:27pm
      Oct 1, 2019
      user #1260672gitlikeaddvideoWairoa Gorge: Devolution | MTB Trail Magic and 1 more
      Sep 29, 2019 @ 1:16am
      Sep 29, 2019
      user #1581060OliverLwishlisttrailDevil's Armor and 2 more
      Sep 16, 2019 @ 1:15pm
      Sep 16, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1945246HaggissreportDirty DeedsJob done
      Oct 2, 2019 @ 12:47am
      Oct 2, 2019
      user #178361punkturetrailGoon SlapperSlippy slidy rooty goodness in the wet...
      Jan 7, 2018 @ 11:22am
      Jan 7, 2018
      user #178361punkturetrailCreamed RiceThe best blue track on the planet? Must be...
      Jan 7, 2018 @ 11:20am
      Jan 7, 2018
      user #178361punkturetrailThird Time LuckyA challenge in the wet..but heaps of fun.
      Jan 7, 2018 @ 11:18am
      Jan 7, 2018
      user #178361punkturetrailRed LineFlooooow!
      Jan 7, 2018 @ 11:16am
      Jan 7, 2018

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Richmond Hills 7 112.3 km
      Silvan Forest 5 1413.1 km
      Marsden Valley 2 115.7 km
      Red Hills17.3 km
      Fringed Hill18 km

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