1,545 ft
Distance
31 ft
Climb
-31 ft
Descent
00:03:43
Avg time
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Riff Raff Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Arapuke Forest
    Palmerston North
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat, CX
  • Direction
    One Direction
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  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm
  • Global Ranking
    #60511 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Owner
    Palmerston North City Council

Riff Raff is a loop, between the top of Ice Breaker and the Container Hub. From the Hub you can cross Arapuke Rd to the start of Mr Twister, join the top part of Jack and the Beanstalk or ride Rocky. If you continue down Riff Raff, you end up back where you started, but if you head into Swamp Monster this makes a great G2 loop back to Scotts Rd. Car Park.

Access Info

End of Ice Breaker or from the Container Hub.

Bike Park

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More Stats for Riff Raff mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -2 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,261 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,294 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,263 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,263 ft
  • Grade
    -0.1%
  • Grade max
    -12.4%
  • Grade min
    8.9%
  • Distance climb
    600 ft
  • Distance down
    558 ft
  • Distance flat
    361 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:43
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:30
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Status:
on Jan 3, 2023
Dry
Avg: 3 (4 votes)
Your vote: 0

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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 10 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 166 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,481 rides
      • Last: Feb 7, 2023

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      Apr 23, 2021 @ 4:57am
      Apr 23, 2021

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      dickersoncantride (Jan 6, 2022 at 11:47)
      Exit halfway to get to the trail intersection.
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      Riff Raff - Arapuke Mountain Bike Park
      1:28 | 227 | Oct 30, 2020 , Palmerston North
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