4 miles
Distance
677 ft
Climb
-822 ft
Descent
00:40:09
Avg time

Te Ara Ahi Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Global Ranking
    #23210 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    20 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Te Ara Ahi - part of the New Zealand Cycle Trail

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Te Ara Ahi bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -144 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,220 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,509 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,365 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,220 ft
  • Grade
    -0.751%
  • Grade max
    -45.557%
  • Grade min
    31.746%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,580 ft
  • Avg time
    00:40:09
  • Avg reverse time
    00:50:10
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Status:
on Oct 31, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • 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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Other Other
Directions to te-ara-ahi trailhead (-38.308200, 176.391440)
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Te Ara Ahi Trail Reports

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Oct 31, 2018 @ 11:37am
Oct 31, 2018
Trail has been cleared! but more or a intermediate/grade 3 track.
Apr 2, 2018 @ 5:05pm
Apr 2, 2018
Overgrown. Hard just to walk with the bike and thorns everywhere. Not recommended.
Jan 14, 2018 @ 11:16pm
Jan 14, 2018
Ridiculously overgrown. Totally unrideable.
Jan 1, 2018 @ 9:05pm
Jan 1, 2018
Just impossible to ride. Had to push my bike at least 20 time due the branches blocking the trail. Blackbarries everywhere, my arms and legs are...
Dec 13, 2017 @ 6:10pm
Dec 13, 2017
Damn should have read the reports. Absurdly overgrown between the Carosene Creek and the trail. Got a million scratches from the blackberries, had...
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Jan 14, 2018 @ 11:16pm
Jan 14, 2018
Te Ara Ahi, My City

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