4,564 ft
Distance
155 ft
Climb
-86 ft
Descent
00:05:52
Avg time
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Ice Breaker Details

  • Riding area
    Arapuke Forest
    Palmerston North
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    pncc

In 2012 there was a major amount of harvesting of the area previously know as Woodpecker Forest. Working in partnership with PNCC, the Manawatu Mountain Bike Club contracted JB Ware to cut and shape the trail to our specification. The one way trail traverses a mainly flat area beside the pond out to the eastern boundary and then starts to descend through a series of bermed corners towards Rambo Gully before turning back to the pond and crossing the dam. The trail then gently climbs above the pond and alongside Arapuke Rd. Ice Breaker continues onto Riff Raff or exits onto the road.

Formerly known as Jack Frost.

Access Info

Starts from the car park at the top of Back Track which is also the end of Scott's Rd if you drive to the top car park.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Ice Breaker mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    69 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,127 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,211 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,138 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,207 ft
  • Grade
    1.509%
  • Grade max
    -22.491%
  • Grade min
    24.254%
  • Distance climb
    1,907 ft
  • Distance down
    1,275 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,383 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:52
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:05
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Status:
on Mar 31, 2018
Variable
Avg: 3 (2 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to ice-breaker trailhead (-40.480989, 175.601030)
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1 Review & Comments

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flag RachelJB (Jan 24, 2018 at 6:09)
 Why is this still Jack Frost on the map??
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