1.3 miles
Distance
112 ft
Climb
-393 ft
Descent
00:11:41
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Hammerhead Trail
  • Simon Mauro
    since 2014
    Maintainer

Hammerhead Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Apr-Dec
  • TTFs on trail
    Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #8172
  • Year Opened
    2007
  • Land Manager

Old school hand built singletrack with fun flowing open lengths of trails, occasional rock gardens and rock steps.

Access Info

Links Top Summit (top of Douglas hill) to JCU Summit trail junction.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Hammerhead mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -281 ft
  • Altitude min
    418 ft
  • Altitude max
    711 ft
  • Altitude start
    709 ft
  • Altitude end
    428 ft
  • Grade
    -3.936%
  • Grade max
    -20.042%
  • Grade min
    15.435%
  • Distance climb
    2,444 ft
  • Distance down
    4,502 ft
  • Distance flat
    182 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:41
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Status:
on Jan 21, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Hammerhead Trail Reports

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Jan 21, 2017 @ 6:05am
18 hours
reporter OK to ride - use caution and be wary of washouts.
Jan 14, 2017 @ 8:04pm
Jan 14, 2017
reporter Too wet for riding. Nice and soft for maintenance
Jan 8, 2017 @ 6:39pm
Jan 8, 2017
reporter Hard to see where 3-4 inches of Friday's rain went - all dry now.
Jan 6, 2017 @ 3:28pm
Jan 6, 2017
reporter Too wet for riding. Nice and soft for maintenance
Dec 30, 2016 @ 4:44pm
Dec 30, 2016
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Aug 12, 2016 @ 5:31pm
Aug 12, 2016
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Aug 12, 2016 @ 5:28pm
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Hammerhead, Townsville
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Apr 9, 2016 @ 11:49pm
Apr 9, 2016
Hammerhead, Townsville

Routes with this trail

titleratingdistance
Targa 2016 - Douglas Stage race
7.6 miles
2015 Targa Townsville race
53.5 miles

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