1.8 miles
Distance
540 ft
Climb
-92 ft
Descent
00:10:09
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Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    Arapuke Forest
    Palmerston North
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
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  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #8795 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #1566 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in E-Biking
  • Land Owner
    Palmerston North City Council

Jack and the Beanstalk is a meandering, well-graded uphill trail that offers great views back down Kahuterawa valley. It winds its way via switchbacks and stream crossings till the crossing of Farside Rd. Once across Farside Rd the trail has continues back into new growth forest as it continues alongside Arapuke Rd up to the top of the park.

Once at the top treat yourself to a stop to get your breath and enjoy the view back to Palmerston North.

Access Info

This trail is accessed via Checkpoint Charlie, which starts from the culvert at the top of Pupu Rahi. These trails flow together to make up the grade 3 climb to the top of the park.

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More Stats for Jack And The Beanstalk mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    447 ft
  • Altitude min
    985 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,438 ft
  • Altitude start
    985 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,434 ft
  • Grade
    4.7%
  • Grade max
    -16.3%
  • Grade min
    31.8%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    1,539 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,745 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:09
  • Avg reverse time
    00:15:10
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on Dec 20, 2023
Ideal
Avg: 4.65 (3 votes)
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 116 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,391 rides
      • Last: Jul 14, 2024

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      Aug 6, 2018 @ 4:08am
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