1.4 miles
Distance
168 ft
Climb
-475 ft
Descent
00:11:03
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Red Tail Black Trail

  • Peter McLean

    since 2014
    Maintainer
  • Brett
    since 2014
    Maintainer
  • Nigel Stacey
    since 2014
    Maintainer

Red Tail Black Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2007

Named after the red tailed, black cockatoo birds that inhabit the area.

Sequential step ups and sharp climbing turn make this a fair challenge to climb. But reverse the direction and it's a real hoot.

Access Info

Starts at the Hump junction (top of Easy Street trail) and joins back onto near the bottom of Easy Street

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Red Tail Black mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -307 ft
  • Altitude min
    111 ft
  • Altitude max
    418 ft
  • Altitude start
    418 ft
  • Altitude end
    111 ft
  • Grade
    -4.091%
  • Grade max
    -33.902%
  • Grade min
    25.819%
  • Distance climb
    2,252 ft
  • Distance down
    4,909 ft
  • Distance flat
    338 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:03
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Status:
on Jan 14, 2017
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 3.35 (3 votes)

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Red Tail Black Trail Reports

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Jan 14, 2017 @ 8:04pm
3 days
reporter Too wet for riding. Nice and soft for maintenance
Jan 9, 2017 @ 10:33am
Jan 9, 2017
reporter Large tree down across trail, blocking trail
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
Sep 24, 2016 @ 4:14am
Sep 24, 2016
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Jan 10, 2017 @ 5:53pm
Jan 10, 2017
Red Tail Black, Townsville

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