1,806 ft
18 ft
-226 ft
Avg time

Kissing Rock Details

  • Riding area
    Arapuke Forest
    Palmerston North
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Drop, Jump, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking

The trail pops up off the road then drops down to the right with quite a steep roll in.

Be aware! This needs to be looked at if its your first time down as it has diagonal roots on it and drops to the side not straight. What follows is a smorgasboard of log drops steep roll ins and short technical sections.

After reaching the sideline above the Kahuterawa Valley you get a breather before the final steep section down the hill and over “Kissing Rock” after which the trail exits to the right on to ZigZg road.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Kissing Rock mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -209 ft
  • Altitude min
    671 ft
  • Altitude max
    890 ft
  • Altitude start
    890 ft
  • Altitude end
    682 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    218 ft
  • Distance down
    1,348 ft
  • Distance flat
    240 ft
  • Avg time
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on Jun 16, 2017
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Kissing Rock Trail Reports

Jun 16, 2017 @ 10:34pm
Jun 16, 2017
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Kissing Rock, Palmerston North
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Aug 10, 2017 @ 4:26pm
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Kissing Rock, Palmerston North

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