4,068 ft
Distance
77 ft
Climb
-571 ft
Descent
00:08:04
Avg time

Wharekiri Ridge Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Middle Hill MTB
    Kaikoura
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2018
  • Land Manager
    Rick King

The original This was the first trail built at Middle Hill, long before diggers and chainsaws came in to play. Some of the best views in the area, and some tight techy turns and exposure to keep you on your toes. Sections of the trail were 'created' in the 2016 earthquake.

Access Info Restricted Access

All trails at Middle Hill MTB are on private land and accessed by bookings only

Bike Park

More Stats for Wharekiri Ridge mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -495 ft
  • Altitude min
    318 ft
  • Altitude max
    814 ft
  • Altitude start
    813 ft
  • Altitude end
    318 ft
  • Grade
    -12.2%
  • Grade max
    -50.6%
  • Grade min
    43.1%
  • Distance climb
    607 ft
  • Distance down
    3,143 ft
  • Distance flat
    318 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:04
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Avg: 4.5 (2 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
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 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 intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • 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
  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 31 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      All
      • 34 rides
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      Photos

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      125 |
      Apr 15, 2020 @ 7:45pm
      Apr 15, 2020
      34 |
      Dec 5, 2019 @ 2:25am
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      45 |
      Dec 5, 2019 @ 2:25am
      Dec 5, 2019
      137 |
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 5:14am
      Oct 6, 2019

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      youtuber EPIC VIEWS Middle Hill bike park - Wharekiri Ridge
      2:03 | 95 | Mar 19, 2020 , Kaikoura
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