2,533 ft
Distance
6 ft
Climb
-190 ft
Descent
00:03:53
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Jumping Jack Trail
  • Velstand Trails
    2021
    Builder
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Jumping Jack Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    Arapuke Forest
    Palmerston North
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #11733 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #2054 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 80 in E-Biking
  • Year Opened
    2016
  • Land Manager
    Palmerston North City Council

Jumping Jack follows the old downhill trail built in 2013 by some of our young lads who wanted a trail of berms and jumps.

Accessed from the start of Mr Twister it sweeps its way down the hill beside Zig Zag Road with big corners and jumps. All the jumps in the top section have been filled in and are table tops, from the drop down to the bridge it is all new trail, built in 2016 by Southstar Trails.

Fun little doubles and berms all the way to its exit on to the road make this trail a must for anyone who like their wheels up. None of the jumps are nasty and can all be cleared with a moderate trail speed, keep on your toes though as the gap over the drain is now back and can sneak up on you, there is an alternative line around it if you aren't keen.

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More Stats for Jumping Jack mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -185 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,116 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,302 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,302 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,115 ft
  • Grade
    -7.3%
  • Grade max
    -46%
  • Grade min
    6.2%
  • Distance climb
    98 ft
  • Distance down
    2,051 ft
  • Distance flat
    279 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:53
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:11
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Status:
on Mar 13, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 4.4 (5 votes)

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  • Ideal
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 4 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 106 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
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      • 1,370 rides
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      Jul 23, 2018 @ 1:46am
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