1,601 ft
Distance
3 ft
Climb
-61 ft
Descent
00:04:39
Avg time

Swamp Monster Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    Arapuke Forest
    Palmerston North
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, DJ, Fat, Gravel
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking
    #3086 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 45 in E-Biking
  • Land Manager
    Palmerston North City Council

Swamp Monster is ideal for kids and beginner riders with nice berms and a gentle gradient.

Access Info

Starts at the end of Ice Breaker.

Bike Park

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More Stats for Swamp Monster mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -60 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,146 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,206 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,206 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,145 ft
  • Grade
    -3.8%
  • Grade max
    -12.8%
  • Grade min
    2.5%
  • Distance climb
    187 ft
  • Distance down
    958 ft
  • Distance flat
    453 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:14
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Status:
on Feb 22, 2021
Dry
Avg: 3.75 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • < 50%
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Radar Time
      Directions to swamp-monster-83196 trailhead (-40.478640, 175.603730)

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 53 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 708 rides
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      Madfella (Feb 23, 2021 at 19:45)
       kids thoroughly enjoyed
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      Swamp Monster (Easy)
      1:48 | 134 | Mar 28, 2020 , Palmerston North
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