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

Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #13116 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain 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) 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
    00:07:07
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Status:
on Sep 28, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.3 (10 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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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
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • 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
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to airtearoa-upper-half trailhead (-43.609630, 172.631929)
      update trails status or condition

      Airtearoa (Upper... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      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.
      Mar 15, 2018 @ 5:33pm
      Mar 15, 2018
      Dry. Watch for wind strength and direction.
      Mar 10, 2017 @ 2:16am
      Mar 10, 2017
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 146 rides
      • 22 miles avg distance
      All
      • 428 rides
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      Photos

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      Mar 27, 2019 @ 4:04am
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      Mar 5, 2019 @ 4:05pm
      Mar 5, 2019
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      Mar 5, 2019 @ 4:05pm
      Mar 5, 2019

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Jump Lap
      4 miles

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      1 Review & Comments

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