1,816 ft
Distance
-198 ft
Descent
00:02:27
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Jumping Jack Trail
  • past supporters

Jumping Jack Details

  • Riding Area
    Arapuke Forest
    Palmerston North
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #2083 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
  • Year Opened
    2016

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.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Jumping Jack bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -197 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,053 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,250 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,250 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,053 ft
  • Grade
    -10.858%
  • Grade max
    -26.495%
  • Grade min
    0.508%
  • Distance down
    1,565 ft
  • Distance flat
    232 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:27
  • view trail stats
Status:
on Mar 31, 2018
Dry
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

view (567)
close
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to jumping-jack trailhead (-40.478460, 175.605320)
update trails status or condition

Jumping Jack Trail Reports

datedescription
Mar 31, 2018 @ 2:58pm
Mar 31, 2018
view all reports »

Photos

more »
62 |
Jul 23, 2018 @ 1:46am
Jul 23, 2018
Jumping Jack, Wanganui

Reviews / Comments

No reviews yet, be the first to write a review or ask a question.
Use trail reports to comment on trail conditions.


Post a Comment



You must login to Pinkbike.
Don't have an account? Sign up

Join Pinkbike  Login

Videos

more »
Jumping Jack-Humpty . Arapuke Trails  1 June/18.
2:30 | 55 | Jul 7, 2018 , Palmerston North
Arapuke Jumping Jack
1:15 | 92 | Apr 17, 2018 , Palmerston North
Jumping Jack A
216 | Mar 23, 2017 , Palmerston North
50:01 ride arapuke
3:40 | 5686 | Mar 18, 2017 , Palmerston North
  • subscribe
  • flag
  • login to download gpx or kml files.