632 ft
Distance
33 ft
Climb
00:01:11
Avg time

Kahuterawa Road Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Arapuke Forest
    Palmerston North
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat, Gravel, Adaptive MTB
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    Palmerston North City Council

This is the main access road to the bottom of the park from the Kahuterawa Road car park. You can access Back Track just after you crossed Black Bridge, and start climbing up to the top of the park, by either riding Back Track all the way, or take Pūpū Rahi, which will be on your left after a few hundred meters of climbing Back Track.

You can also climb Zig Zag Road, but be warned: it is VERY steep

Please don't ride on the Sledge Track (before Black Bridge), it is reserved for walking.

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More Stats for Kahuterawa Road mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    33 ft
  • Altitude min
    480 ft
  • Altitude max
    513 ft
  • Altitude start
    480 ft
  • Altitude end
    513 ft
  • Grade
    5.234%
  • Grade max
    1.459%
  • Grade min
    10.903%
  • Distance climb
    632 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:11
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:11
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 9 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 227 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 3,283 rides
      • Last: Sep 29, 2022

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      Arapuke Classic 2019 - Lap 1 race8 miles
      Arapuke Classic 2019 - Lap 2 race7 miles
      Arapuke Classic - Brent Boddy Prestige 35 km Lap 3 race7 miles
      Arapuke Classic Lap 3 Option race8 miles

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