Jack and the Beanstalk

Grade: 3
Length: 1.5km

Built:  Manawatu Mountain Bike Club in 2012

Getting There:  Accessed from part way along Checkpoint Charlie or from the end of Jack be Nimble. The most common way to access the trail is from Checkpoint Charlie as this makes up part of the grade 3 climb to the top of the park.

Trail Description:  Joining from Checkpoint Charlie Jack and the Beanstalk is a meandering uphill trail that offers great views back down Kahuterawa valley.  It winds its way at a pleasant gradient up till the crossing of Farside rd.  Once across Farside Rd the trail has continues back into new growth forest as it continues up to Arapuke Rd.  Once at the top treat yourself to a stop at the well placed seat to get your breath and enjoy the view back to Palmerston North.

Getting Out: You can exit the Trail where it crosses Farside Rd otherwise it comes out on to Arapuke Rd near About Time.


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Jemma Cheer

Jemma Cheer, 20 Grey Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand

Freelance graphic designer, mainly into doing logos and identity systems, but loves everything that involves thinking and looking at things.