3,392 ft
Distance
-400 ft
Descent
00:06:01
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
    #32713 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 20 in E-Biking

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 bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -400 ft
  • Altitude min
    807 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,207 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,207 ft
  • Altitude end
    807 ft
  • Grade
    -11.79%
  • Grade max
    -27.858%
  • Grade min
    0.496%
  • Distance down
    3,270 ft
  • Distance flat
    123 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:01
  • 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 Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      Directions to ripper-40482 trailhead (-40.478370, 175.603720)
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      Ripper Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jul 20, 2018 @ 8:21pm
      Jul 20, 2018
      Pretty muddy and slippery, all features sendable
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 8 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 146 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 587 rides
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      Routes with this trail

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      Camelbak Summer Cup - Event 1 race
      5 miles

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