1 miles
Distance
552 ft
Climb
-185 ft
Descent
00:09:25
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Jack And The Beanstalk Trail
  • Trailpro
    2018
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Details

  • Riding Area
    Arapuke Forest
    Palmerston North
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking

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

The most common way to access the trail is from Checkpoint Charlie, starting from the culvert at the top of Pupu Rahi, as this makes up the grade 3 climb to the top of the park. It can also be accessed from the end of Mr Twister.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Jack And The Beanstalk bike trail
  • Altitude change
    366 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,031 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,397 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,031 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,397 ft
  • Grade
    5.044%
  • Grade max
    -32.403%
  • Grade min
    46.617%
  • Distance climb
    4,172 ft
  • Distance down
    1,641 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,454 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:25
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Status:
on Jun 20, 2018
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Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
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