4,888 ft
Distance
-533 ft
Descent
00:08:54
Avg time
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Te Ruru Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Gap Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #4527 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #4244 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 55 in E-Biking
  • Year Opened
    2017

This trail was built by volunteers in 2017. It begins with a short section in native bush before picking up speed in the pine forest. It traverses the hill with a combination of benched and off camber sections. A steep set of moguls takes you into the bottom section which is fast and technical featuring a few drops, jumps and a wall ride.

Best ridden when dry, the steeper sections can be a handful in the wet.

Recently updated to hold more Flow w. features including Gap Jumps, 'S' Berms and a Wallride.

More Stats for Te Ruru mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -533 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,355 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,888 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,888 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,355 ft
  • Grade
    -10.9%
  • Grade max
    -53.7%
  • Grade min
    3.8%
  • Distance climb
    23 ft
  • Distance down
    4,318 ft
  • Distance flat
    548 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:54
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Status:
on Nov 21, 2021
Variable
Avg: 5 (8 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
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  • One Direction
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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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  • Nordic Ski
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      Te Ruru Trail Reports

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      Nov 12, 2021 @ 12:04pm
      Nov 12, 2021
      reporter
      Checking the bridge ride around CK/LT
      Nov 5, 2021 @ 6:55pm
      Nov 5, 2021
      reporter
      Tree Cleared CK/LT
      Nov 4, 2021 @ 3:25pm
      Nov 4, 2021
      reporter Tree down and broken up debris associated about 50 metres beyond the log drop off near the top, just after the R hand elbow
      Oct 13, 2021 @ 8:18pm
      Oct 13, 2021
      Few more days of no rain and it’s mint!
      Jul 23, 2021 @ 2:45pm
      Jul 23, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 15 rides
      • 22 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 82 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
      All
      • 769 rides
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      Photos

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      Nov 4, 2021 @ 6:56pm
      Nov 4, 2021
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      Nov 12, 2020 @ 11:33am
      Nov 12, 2020
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      May 25, 2020 @ 9:20pm
      May 25, 2020
      30 |
      Nov 1, 2019 @ 2:09am
      Nov 1, 2019

      Routes with this trail

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      2018 2W Race 1 6 Stage - AEFBDC
      24 miles

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