1,008 ft
Distance
63 ft
Climb
-78 ft
Descent
00:01:42
Avg time

Pinch and Punch Details

  • Riding area
    Lake Mangamahoe
    New Plymouth
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop
  • Global Ranking

Pinch and Punch starts with a series of climbing switchbacks, Alp D'Huez style, then descends across the 4WD track to finish with 3 options:
1, the easy exit to the left.
2, the BIG drop of Pinch and Punch 2 on the right
3, the BIG STEEP drop on Pinch and Punch 1 between option 1 & 2. PUNCH!!!

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Pinch and Punch mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -15 ft
  • Altitude min
    527 ft
  • Altitude max
    603 ft
  • Altitude start
    541 ft
  • Altitude end
    527 ft
  • Grade
    -1.449%
  • Grade max
    -27.615%
  • Grade min
    24.63%
  • Distance climb
    398 ft
  • Distance down
    544 ft
  • Distance flat
    67 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:42
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Status:
on Apr 15, 2018
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to pinch-and-punch trailhead (-39.121580, 174.130620)
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Pinch and Punch Trail Reports

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Jul 17, 2017 @ 1:43pm
Jul 17, 2017
Pinch and Punch, New Plymouth

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