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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
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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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Region Details
      82 downhill ski trails

      Region Status
      Open as of Aug 15, 2020

      Downhill Ski Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      State Ranking
      #4
      Trails (view details)
      82
      Trails Hike
      2
      Trails Snowmobile
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      5
      Trails Downhill Ski
      82
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      8
      Trails Nordic Ski
      6
      Total Distance
      30 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      24 miles
      Total Descent
      31,211 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,369 ft
      Reports
      36
      Photos
      2
      Ridden Counter
      1,117

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

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

      Photos of Whakapapa Skifield - Ruapehu

      8 |
      Sep 21, 2019 @ 12:40am
      Sep 21, 2019
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      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 Beginner 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

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1936973LeftmostAutumnriddentrailValley Highway
      Sep 15, 2020 @ 8:54pm
      Sep 15, 2020
      user #2343771RobbarrynzriddentrailK Road
      Aug 29, 2020 @ 7:13pm
      Aug 29, 2020
      user #2334768GuillaumePierryriddentrailBlack Magic and 15 more
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 2:52am
      Aug 3, 2020
      user #2261532Salomon-OfficialriddentrailHappy Valley Beginner Area and 62 more
      Jun 29, 2020 @ 6:56pm
      Jun 29, 2020
      user #1727355zachbonetti-nzriddentrailBroken Leg Gully Link
      Oct 7, 2019 @ 10:04pm
      Oct 7, 2019

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