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  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
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  • Dry
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      For competent riders, 2-5 hours, 30km of trails in total.

      Over 30km of trail is available for riding at Arapuke. Trails are mainly a mixture of grade 3 and grade 4 trails for intermediate to advanced riders, with a couple of grade 5 trails thrown in. There is plenty of smooth flowing trails to reward the 4km climb up Back Track. to get there or you can take a drive up Scott's Rd to the new car park and enjoy the trails at the top.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Shuttleable: YES
      AKA: Kahuterawa (K-Loop)
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      End of Kahuterawa Road, or Scotts Road
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      Region Details
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      Open on Aug 1, 2018
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      MMBC
      (www.mmbc.co.nz)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #584
      Trails
      33
      Total Distance
      22 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      11 miles
      Total Descent
      8,566 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,440 ft
      Total Vertical
      961 ft
      Reports
      55
      Photos
      56
      Ridden Counter
      2,605

      Photos of Arapuke Forest Mountain Bike

      13 |
      Aug 9, 2018 @ 1:24am
      Aug 9, 2018
      Jack And The Beanstalk
      1 |
      Aug 6, 2018 @ 4:21am
      Aug 6, 2018
      Rhythm and Vines, Hastings
      1 |
      Aug 6, 2018 @ 4:21am
      Aug 6, 2018
      Rhythm and Vines, Hastings
      trail: Back Track
      3 |
      Aug 6, 2018 @ 4:11am
      Aug 6, 2018
      Back Track, Hastings
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      Videos of Arapuke Forest Mountain Bike

      Arapuke Trails, Mr Twister
      trail: Mr Twister
      3:02 | 12 | May 3, 2018
      Arapuke Trails, About Time
      8:40 | 14 | Mar 26, 2018
      Ray Syron | Party Ambassador
      trail: Yeah Nah
      2:44 | 5726 | Sep 13, 2017
      50:01 ride arapuke
      3:40 | 5654 | Mar 18, 2017
      more videos »

      Arapuke Forest Mountain Bike Routes

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      The K Loop Classic
      12 miles
      Family Flight
      6 miles
      Mighty Midgets
      1 miles
      Family Flow
      6 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #1177292RachelJBtrailMr TwisterWhy is this still Jack be Nimble on the map?
      Jan 24, 2018 @ 6:10am
      Jan 24, 2018
      user #1177292RachelJBtrailIce BreakerWhy is this still Jack Frost on the map??
      Jan 24, 2018 @ 6:09am
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1607454JohndubuaddridelogAug 15, 2018 ride log
      Aug 15, 2018 @ 12:50am
      Aug 15, 2018
      user #1606721PjnolanriddentrailRhythm and Vines
      Aug 14, 2018 @ 2:18am
      Aug 14, 2018
      user #1455984SummqunteaddvideoArapuke: Ripper and 3 more
      Aug 14, 2018 @ 12:37am
      Aug 14, 2018
      user #1425402Hiihapaaddphoto at Jack And The Beanstalk in Hastings, New Zealand
      Aug 9, 2018 @ 1:24am
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      user #1601510mattjmurray90wishlistrouteThe K Loop Classic
      Aug 7, 2018 @ 4:09am
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