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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (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%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
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
Contribute Details
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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Radar Time
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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • 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
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
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      Region Details
      107 downhill ski trails

      Region Status
      Open as of Sep 22, 2019

      Downhill Ski Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      State Ranking
      #6
      Trails (view details)
      107
      Trails Hike
      1
      Trails Snowmobile
      15
      Trails Snowshoe
      8
      Trails Downhill Ski
      107
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      26
      Trails Nordic Ski
      31
      Lifts
      12
      Total Distance
      28 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      24 miles
      Total Descent
      31,263 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,369 ft
      Reports
      36
      Photos
      2
      Ridden Counter
      1,675

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

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      Yesterday
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      Past Week
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      Photos of Whakapapa Skifield - Ruapehu

      13 |
      Sep 21, 2019 @ 12:40am
      Sep 21, 2019
      21 |
      Sep 21, 2019 @ 12:40am
      Sep 21, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Far West Trail w
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 12:13am
      Sep 22, 2019
      Snow Groomedzachbonetti-nz
      Home Run w
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 12:13am
      Sep 22, 2019
      Snow Coveredzachbonetti-nz
      Cornice Bowl w
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 12:12am
      Sep 22, 2019
      Snow Groomedzachbonetti-nz
      Traverse of Fear w
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 12:12am
      Sep 22, 2019
      Snow Groomedzachbonetti-nz
      Valley T-Bar w
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 12:11am
      Sep 22, 2019
      Snow Groomedzachbonetti-nz
      Knoll Ridge T-Bar w
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 12:11am
      Sep 22, 2019
      Snow Groomedzachbonetti-nz
      Turtle Run w
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 12:11am
      Sep 22, 2019
      Snow Groomedzachbonetti-nz
      Hut Flat Beginners Area w
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 12:10am
      Sep 22, 2019
      Snow Coveredzachbonetti-nz
      Rockgarden w
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 12:10am
      Sep 22, 2019
      Snow Groomedzachbonetti-nz
      High Traverse w
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 12:09am
      Sep 22, 2019
      Snow Coveredzachbonetti-nz

      Activity Feed

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      Jan 1, 2022 @ 10:39am
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      Jan 1, 2022 @ 10:39am
      Jan 1, 2022
      user #1461215mtb-tech-geekvotetrailDelta Trail West and 5 more
      Dec 30, 2021 @ 12:35am
      Dec 30, 2021

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Hike12,283 ft427 ft
      #2181110
      Snowmobile151,654 ft226 ft1,542 ft299 ft
      #42
      Snowshoe81 mile568 ft3,091 ft1,263 ft
      #441
      Downhill Ski10728 miles31,263 ft24 miles2,369 ft
      #6236257
      Backcountry Ski264 miles2,474 ft2 miles2,205 ft
      #4315
      Nordic Ski312 miles52 ft335 ft1,982 ft
      #436
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