2 miles
Distance
108 ft
Climb
-852 ft
Descent
00:07:13
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #13116 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    30 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking

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 (Upper Half) mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -744 ft
  • Altitude min
    692 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,436 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,436 ft
  • Altitude end
    692 ft
  • Grade
    -8.104%
  • Grade max
    -41.947%
  • Grade min
    32.299%
  • Distance climb
    1,363 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,049 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:13
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Status:
on Nov 5, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.25 (11 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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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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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-upper-half trailhead (-43.609630, 172.631929)
      update trails status or condition

      Airtearoa (Upper... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Nov 5, 2019 @ 12:30am
      Nov 5, 2019
      Lower section is back open! Still pretty rutted out in places though, especially the right hander after the moonbooter.
      May 11, 2019 @ 1:50am
      May 11, 2019
      Runs great if there’s no wind, otherwise give it a miss
      Sep 28, 2018 @ 6:07pm
      Sep 28, 2018
      Aug 31, 2018 @ 7:11pm
      Aug 31, 2018
      Upper half open when dry and not too windy, Lower half will be rebuilt this spring.
      Jun 25, 2018 @ 5:26pm
      Jun 25, 2018
      Closed. Hopefully will reopen soon.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 66 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      All
      • 428 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      May 7, 2020 @ 7:44pm
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      May 7, 2020 @ 7:17pm
      May 7, 2020
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      May 7, 2020 @ 7:17pm
      May 7, 2020

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Jump Lap
      4 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Robsog432 (Apr 7, 2019 at 12:16)
       Good track. If you love the altitude you’ll love this trail
      [Reply]

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