Jack and the Beanstalk

Grade: 3
Length: 2.2 km

Links to Trailforks: Here and here

Getting There:  The most common way to access the trail is from Checkpoint Charlie, starting from the culvert at the top of Pupu Rahi, as this makes up the grade 3 climb to the top of the park. It can also be accessed from the end of Mr Twister.

Trail Description:  Jack and the Beanstalk is a meandering, well-graded uphill trail that offers great views back down Kahuterawa valley.  It winds its way via switchbacks and stream crossings till the crossing of Farside rd.  Once across Farside Rd the trail has continues back into new growth forest as it continues alongside Arapuke Road up to the top of the park.  Once at the top treat yourself to a stop to get your breath and enjoy the view back to Palmerston North.

Built:  Manawatu Mountain Bike Club, Trailpro, 2012-8.

Getting Out: It's all downhill...via About Time, Trail C or Siberian Express.


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