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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Feb 8, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      90
      Trails Mountain Bike
      90
      Trails E-Bike
      36
      Trails Hike
      54
      Trails Trail Running
      55
      Trails Horse
      4
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      2
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      2
      Total Distance
      137 miles
      Total Descent
      16,054 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,850 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,869 ft
      Reports
      359
      Photos
      150
      Ridden Counter
      16,875

      Outside Logo Articles

      Video: First Sends on New Zealand's New Freeride Training Compound
      Jun 9, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      Green Estate looks like an awesome, progressive facility for riders in New Zealand.
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Palmerston North Mountain Bike

      trail: Pūpū Rahi
      3 |
      May 6, 2022 @ 4:59pm
      May 6, 2022
      trail: Pūpū Rahi
      3 |
      May 6, 2022 @ 4:59pm
      May 6, 2022
      trail: Pūpū Rahi
      4 |
      May 6, 2022 @ 4:58pm
      May 6, 2022
      trail: Pūpū Rahi
      19 |
      May 6, 2022 @ 4:58pm
      May 6, 2022
      trail: Ripper
      55 |
      Apr 25, 2021 @ 12:24pm
      Apr 25, 2021
      trail: Riff Raff
      76 |
      Apr 23, 2021 @ 4:57am
      Apr 23, 2021
      trail: Ripper
      68 |
      Dec 21, 2020 @ 3:07pm
      Dec 21, 2020
      14 |
      Aug 26, 2020 @ 1:14am
      Aug 26, 2020

      Videos of Palmerston North Mountain Bike

      Two Bails, One Stump
      trail: Kārearea
      156 | May 15, 2022
      Wookiee move - big case
      trail: Chewbacca
      119 | Oct 2, 2021
      Taco Tuesday
      164 | Jun 11, 2021
      Caught cam
      trail: Mr Twister
      79 | Feb 26, 2021
      1st ride @ Jumping Jack
      50 | Feb 26, 2021
      Chewbacca Arapuke
      trail: Arapuke Rd
      134 | Jan 27, 2021
      Arapuke crash - NZL
      84 | Nov 24, 2020
      K Loop Mr Twister
      trail: Mr Twister
      13:16 | 168 | Jun 4, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1278084dirtologistupdatetrailRaumai Trails
      Jul 17, 2022 @ 7:32pm
      Jul 17, 2022
      user #1278084dirtologistupdateregionRaumai Forest
      Jul 17, 2022 @ 7:30pm
      Jul 17, 2022
      user #1278084dirtologistupdateregionSantoft Trails
      Jul 17, 2022 @ 7:29pm
      Jul 17, 2022
      user #1371472RobbiesmithaddreportPūpū Rahi
      Jul 3, 2022 @ 6:31pm
      Jul 3, 2022
      user #2045195incodaproductionswishlisttrailTakapari Road Track
      Jul 3, 2022 @ 2:09am
      Jul 3, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2290230Lucas21880trailRockyThe trail is steep make sure you have enough...
      Mar 20, 2022 @ 11:37pm
      Mar 20, 2022
      user #923271donalducktrailNewOldSkoolReally good track this. Definitely some...
      Jan 9, 2022 @ 4:55pm
      Jan 9, 2022
      user #540294bikerwptrailMangaone Stream PathwayClassic limed pathway
      Jan 6, 2022 @ 12:19pm
      Jan 6, 2022
      user #540294bikerwptrailHe Ara Kotahi PathwayWide, limed path.
      Jan 6, 2022 @ 12:18pm
      Jan 6, 2022
      user #540294bikerwptrailManawatu River PathwayGreat asset to the city and a nice chill...
      Jan 6, 2022 @ 12:17pm
      Jan 6, 2022

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      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Arapuke Forestbike parkPalmerston North
      Pīwakawaka Jumpsskill parkPalmerston North
      Skills Parkskill parkPalmerston North

      Pinkbike Articles

      Jun 9, 2020
      Video: First Sends on New Zealand's New Freeride Training Compound Video: First Sends on New Zealand's New Freeride Training Compound
      Green Estate looks like an awesome, progressive facility for riders in New Zealand.
      Feb 11, 2019
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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike90137 miles16,053 ft38 miles3,848 ft
      #413#151503592312,794
      E-Bike3658 miles8,287 ft19 miles3,806 ft
      #162#12326561
      Hike54115 miles9,764 ft27 miles3,848 ft
      #3,969#6431448
      Trail Running55119 miles9,836 ft28 miles3,848 ft
      #3,685#62314365
      Horse430 miles1,824 ft6 miles3,806 ft
      #201#477
      Dirtbike/Moto216 miles1,617 ft4 miles3,484 ft
      #147#3771
      ATV/ORV/OHV216 miles1,617 ft4 miles3,484 ft
      #70#177
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