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  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Variable
  • Dry
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      Whitford Forest has reopened for riding as of March 2018. Note that there are several beehives adjacent to the forest roads. If you are allergic to bees, please carry an Epipen.

      Whitford forest offers some technical and challenging MTB tracks, these often have sections which are steep, off camber, slippery (especially when wet) and exposed to tree roots; caution is required.

      Some of the tracks are tricky, or even unridable, during/after winter rains. All tracks run at their best in summer. Although they’re all rideable on an XC bike, you’ll get maximum enjoyment if you have a dropper post.

      Whitford Forest is private land. Please join PCBC (http://www.pcbc.co.nz) for access and maps.

      Day Passes are available at Prenzel in Whitford and Gas Maraetai Service Station for $10. All proceeds go towards the upkeep of the tracks.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Whitford Forest Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Access is via the top of the passing lane on Siberia hill, 600 Whitford Maraetai Rd at the gravel area. Ride up the road through the two sets of gates. Or alternately from the gate 1km up Waikopua Road. PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE VALUABLES IN YOUR CAR.
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,613
      Trails
      15
      Total Distance
      9 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      4 miles
      Total Descent
      3,231 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      656 ft
      Total Vertical
      540 ft
      Reports
      71
      Photos
      22
      Ridden Counter
      197

      Popular Whitford Forest Mountain Bike Trails

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      Recent Trail Reports

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Mad Cow
      Mar 5, 2018 @ 12:34pm
      Mar 5, 2018
      Trail is open however there are slips to...
      WCCTT
      Mar 2, 2018 @ 11:01am
      Mar 2, 2018
      WCCTT has been cleared. On the down there...
      The Charging Pig
      Jun 7, 2015 @ 10:07am
      Jun 7, 2015
      Winter is here. The pig is very muddy in...

      Photos of Whitford Forest Mountain Bike

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      21 |
      Jan 19, 2018 @ 11:00pm
      Jan 19, 2018
      Rambler, Auckland
      trail: WCCTT
      457 |
      Apr 16, 2015 @ 2:23am
      Apr 16, 2015
      WCCTT, Lourdes
      trail: WCCTT
      492 |
      Apr 16, 2015 @ 2:23am
      Apr 16, 2015
      WCCTT, Lourdes
      trail: WCCTT
      296 |
      Jan 1, 2015 @ 1:35am
      Jan 1, 2015
      WCCTT, East Auckland
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      Videos of Whitford Forest Mountain Bike

      WILD TURKEY.
      3:24 | 672 | Nov 20, 2014
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      2:16 | 443 | Oct 5, 2014
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      1:11 | 669 | Aug 27, 2014
      THTC Product Testing
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      Recent Comments

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      user #775658mbl77trailBreadheadsThanks, I've added a trail report to reflect...
      Mar 18, 2018 @ 1:58am
      Mar 18, 2018
      user #1486591desmondo84trailBreadheadsMore or less open again. One stteam needs a...
      Mar 17, 2018 @ 11:42pm
      Mar 17, 2018
      user #1489397TimmyAndtrailWCCTTTrail disappears at bottom. Overgrown with...
      Mar 10, 2018 @ 12:14pm
      Mar 10, 2018
      user #1489397TimmyAndtrailMad CowAt about halfway point is major slip. Maybe...
      Mar 10, 2018 @ 12:11pm
      Mar 10, 2018
      user #1489397TimmyAndtrailWild TurkeyMajor slip then trees down. Trails disappears...
      Mar 10, 2018 @ 12:09pm
      Mar 10, 2018
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