2,889 ft
114 ft
-125 ft
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Snobs Balcony Trail
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  • Garry McGrath

Snobs Balcony Details

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  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Land Manager
    Townsville City Council

Ride up onto the balcony and look down on everyone.

Trail traverses one of the tiers carved out of the old quarry, used to construct the outer walls of Ross River Dam. Spectacular views over Lake Ross and afternoon sunsets.

Access Info

Trails are off limits to General Public (Rangers patrol issuing fines!) but accessible on weekends and Public Holidays by Rockwheelers Club Members observing the Special Access conditions. Refer to Club Member Access on Rockwheelers website.

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Townsville Rockwheelers Mountain Bike Club (www.rockwheelers.com.au)
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More Stats for Snobs Balcony mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -10 ft
  • Altitude min
    155 ft
  • Altitude max
    254 ft
  • Altitude start
    165 ft
  • Altitude end
    155 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,493 ft
  • Distance down
    1,192 ft
  • Distance flat
    204 ft
  • Avg time
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on Oct 9, 2016
Very Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Snobs Balcony Trail Reports

Oct 9, 2016 @ 2:10am
Oct 9, 2016
Aug 28, 2016 @ 5:00pm
Aug 28, 2016
Aug 25, 2016 @ 5:05pm
Aug 25, 2016
reporter Trails closed 27-28th Aug due to nearby controlled burning
Apr 25, 2016 @ 3:08am
Apr 25, 2016
reporter Trail, including double track ramp up, has been brush cut. Pretty loose and rough on surface - could do with a rake and maybe some sledge hammer...
Apr 2, 2016 @ 2:21am
Apr 2, 2016
reporter Needs a good brushcut from the water tanks, down
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Routes with this trail

Targa 2016 - Ross Dam stage race
7.3 miles
2015 Targa Townsville race
53.5 miles

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