1.4 miles
Distance
536 ft
Climb
-172 ft
Descent
00:10:16
Avg time
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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
    Popular direction shown
  • 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
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in E-Biking
  • Land Manager
    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.

Bike Park

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More Stats for Jack And The Beanstalk mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    364 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,031 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,394 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,031 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,394 ft
  • Grade
    5.024%
  • Grade max
    -32.403%
  • Grade min
    46.617%
  • Distance climb
    4,135 ft
  • Distance down
    1,642 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,410 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:16
  • Avg reverse time
    00:33:29
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Status:
on Mar 12, 2021
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
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  • Icy
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  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Jack And The... Trail Reports

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      Mar 12, 2021 @ 4:06pm
      Mar 12, 2021
      Feb 26, 2021 @ 6:21pm
      Feb 26, 2021
      Feb 22, 2021 @ 6:54pm
      Feb 22, 2021
      Jan 16, 2021 @ 12:40pm
      Jan 16, 2021
      Nov 18, 2020 @ 1:29pm
      Nov 18, 2020
      Needs a toilet at the top, the whole area stank off urine around the shelter.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 89 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,447 rides
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      Photos

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      Aug 9, 2018 @ 1:24am
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      Aug 6, 2018 @ 4:08am
      Aug 6, 2018

      Routes with this trail

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      Lukelennox (Feb 13, 2019 at 21:27)
       Great up! I remember riding here back in 2002 with all the trees still up we used to push heavy as f’*k down hill bikes up and then get a punishing mid and root ride back down before our bike back to Palmy! So good to be back and be able to enjoy the up!!
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