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This trail is planned
1 miles
Distance
171 ft
Climb
-740 ft
Descent
00:05:44
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, DJ
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump, Gap Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #13262 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
  • Land Manager

The first and only one of it’s kind in the Southern Hemisphere. Airtearoa is an almost 6km long action packed jump trail that will have your wheels leaving the ground more times than Richard Branson's jet.

Bike Park

More Stats for Airtearoa (Lower Half) mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -571 ft
  • Altitude min
    104 ft
  • Altitude max
    675 ft
  • Altitude start
    675 ft
  • Altitude end
    104 ft
  • Grade
    -8.2%
  • Grade max
    -39.54%
  • Grade min
    19.943%
  • Distance climb
    1,880 ft
  • Distance down
    4,698 ft
  • Distance flat
    380 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:44
  • Avg reverse time
    08:18:37
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Status:
on Jun 10, 2019
Avg: 4.6 (5 votes)

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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
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to airtearoa-lower-half trailhead (-43.601130, 172.630370)
      update trails status or condition

      Airtearoa (Lower... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jun 10, 2019 @ 3:02am
      Jun 10, 2019
      Closed untill Futher notice due to the port hills fire in 2017
      May 11, 2019 @ 1:56am
      May 11, 2019
      The bottom two jumps are open for sessioning-however the rest of the trail remains closed
      Mar 21, 2018 @ 3:28am
      Mar 21, 2018
      Closed
      Mar 10, 2017 @ 2:15am
      Mar 10, 2017
      Mar 9, 2017 @ 6:08pm
      Mar 9, 2017
      Closed to further notice due to fire damage
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 0 rides
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      All
      • 217 rides
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      Photos

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      93 |
      Feb 18, 2019 @ 12:32am
      Feb 18, 2019
      27 |
      Feb 12, 2019 @ 2:17pm
      Feb 12, 2019
      58 |
      Mar 11, 2018 @ 12:44am
      Mar 11, 2018
      52 |
      Mar 11, 2018 @ 12:44am
      Mar 11, 2018

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag MorialtaMatt (Mar 21, 2018 at 3:26)
       Closed after Port Hills fires.
      Rebuild date yet to be set
      [Reply]

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      Airteroa
      371 | Apr 20, 2017 , Christchurch
      Airtearoa bottom
      4:44 | 113 | Feb 11, 2017 , Christchurch
      Airtearoa 3
      1:16 | 59 | Jan 28, 2017 , Christchurch
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