3,396 ft
Distance
44 ft
Climb
-414 ft
Descent
00:02:54
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Te Kahu / BMC Trail

Te Kahu / BMC Details

  • Riding Area
    Te Mata Peak
    Havelock North
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All year
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Rock Garden
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #19785 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2016
  • Land Manager
    Te Mata Peak Trust Board

This fun intermediate level descent begins at the Tanks carpark on Te Mata Peak Road and descends down the valley with fun swoopy berms and jumps. It then joins the BMC track

Access Info

Tanks carpark on Te Mata Peak Road

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Te Kahu / BMC bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -370 ft
  • Altitude min
    642 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,011 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,011 ft
  • Altitude end
    642 ft
  • Grade
    -10.888%
  • Grade max
    -46.155%
  • Grade min
    20.218%
  • Distance climb
    441 ft
  • Distance down
    2,608 ft
  • Distance flat
    347 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:54
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Status:
on Nov 19, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (4 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
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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 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 te-kahu--bmc trailhead (-39.696550, 176.908660)
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      Te Kahu / BMC Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Nov 19, 2018 @ 2:55pm
      Nov 19, 2018
      Oct 14, 2018 @ 8:08pm
      Oct 14, 2018
      Sep 7, 2018 @ 10:07pm
      Sep 7, 2018
      Dam is full and covers the trail. Where the track meets the BMC trail there is a land slip.
      Sep 4, 2018 @ 1:47am
      Sep 4, 2018
      Jul 31, 2018 @ 6:33pm
      Jul 31, 2018
      Very dry, but needs some maintenance. Lots of braking bumps in places.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 161 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 403 rides
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      Photos

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      44 |
      Aug 20, 2017 @ 1:10am
      Aug 20, 2017
      Te Kahu / BMC, Auckland
      46 |
      Aug 20, 2017 @ 1:09am
      Aug 20, 2017
      Te Kahu / BMC, Auckland
      59 |
      Jan 2, 2017 @ 4:53pm
      Jan 2, 2017
      Te Kahu / BMC, Havelock

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Sketchym8 (Feb 4, 2018 at 22:22)
       Great fun, flowy, small machine built jumps
      [Reply]

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      Te Kahu @ Te Mata Peak
      5:56 | 25 | Feb 20, 2019 , Havelock North
      Hardtail Hucking Te Mata peak (2018 Edit)
      4:53 | 92 | Jul 30, 2018 , Havelock North
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