3,380 ft
Distance
-400 ft
Descent
00:05:39
Avg time
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Ripper Details

  • Riding area
    Arapuke Forest
    Palmerston North
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
    A-Frame, Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Ladder Bridge
  • Global Ranking

A Grade 5-6 National level downhill trail. A combination of machine and hand built trail with big jumps, drops, chutes, other natural terrain features. There is a recent extension which takes the trail down to the Shuttle Pick-up.

Access Info

Ripper shares a starting point with Rhythm and Vines (but heads in the other direction!).

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Ripper mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -400 ft
  • Altitude min
    808 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,207 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,207 ft
  • Altitude end
    808 ft
  • Grade
    -11.824%
  • Grade max
    -25.029%
  • Distance climb
    12 ft
  • Distance down
    3,231 ft
  • Distance flat
    136 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:33
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Status:
on Jul 20, 2018
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 3.35 (3 votes)

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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 ripper-40482 trailhead (-40.478370, 175.603749)
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Ripper Trail Reports

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Jul 20, 2018 @ 8:21pm
Jul 20, 2018
Pretty muddy and slippery, all features sendable
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Routes with this trail

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Camelbak Summer Cup - Event 1 race
5 miles

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Arapuke: Ripper
2:33 | 3 | Aug 14, 2018 , Palmerston North
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