1 miles
369 ft
-324 ft
Avg time

Siberian Express Details

  • Riding area
    Arapuke Forest
    Palmerston North
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Jump
  • Global Ranking

A cross country loop which currently contains a mixture of flowing downhills and graded uphills. The current loop was built using a digger on the hillside above Checkpoint Charlie, which is used as part of the loop to get from the bottom of the 2nd descent to the final climb. While the trail is graded as a 4 the entrance is currently the only technical section, with the remainder of the trails generally a Grade 3 level.

It is planned to extend Siberian Express across Arapuke Rd from the bottom of the 2nd downhill to descend and climb around the gullies back towards the main park, climbing back above the road just below the first downhill. It will descend again to below Eastern Block road before climbing back to the final climb up to the top of Arapuke Rd. The new trail will be a combination of digger and hand built to provide a technical cross country loop with a wide variety of technical sections utilising natural features and gullies, including steep pinch climbs, technical steep and rooty descents, jumps and berms.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Siberian Express mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    45 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,256 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,438 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,256 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,301 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2,989 ft
  • Distance down
    2,561 ft
  • Distance flat
    663 ft
  • Avg time
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