1 miles
Distance
16 ft
Climb
-844 ft
Descent
00:15:13
Avg time

Kārearea Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    Arapuke Forest
    Palmerston North
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Proline (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Ladder Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #5953 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 60 in E-Biking
  • Year Opened
    2018

This trail is a good honest Grade 3. It is tight and twisty hand cut single track but good riders will maintain great flow all the way down. A trail that rewards good pump and cornering technique.

Riders can ride all the way to the bottom an join into Te Ara Kaikohi, or they can cut out at the half way point onto Check Point Charlie. This is a good option for riders who are looking to lap the top half of the park or connect back over to the Shuttle service.

Trail was built by TrailPro in 2018.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Kārearea mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -828 ft
  • Altitude min
    569 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,397 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,397 ft
  • Altitude end
    568 ft
  • Grade
    -10.7%
  • Grade max
    -40.5%
  • Grade min
    10.6%
  • Distance climb
    315 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    203 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:13
  • Avg reverse time
    00:24:18
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Status:
on Jan 7, 2020
Variable
Avg: 4.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Kārearea Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jan 7, 2020 @ 3:54pm
      Jan 7, 2020
      Damp towards the bottom of the track near the trees.
      Nov 1, 2019 @ 7:20pm
      Nov 1, 2019
      Didn't seem too rutty
      Sep 19, 2019 @ 1:59am
      Sep 19, 2019
      Dry but firm. Some ruts in switchbacks means in is running Grade 4.
      Sep 29, 2018 @ 6:36pm
      Sep 29, 2018
      Awesome. But slippy on the wet clay.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 8 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 213 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 97 rides
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      Photos

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      22 |
      Mar 22, 2019 @ 8:09pm
      Mar 22, 2019
      64 |
      Feb 14, 2019 @ 2:54pm
      Feb 14, 2019

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