53 miles
Distance
8,016 ft
Climb
-7,886 ft
Descent
715 ft
High Point

Note: Ross River Dam trails in this route are for authorised Rockwheelers members only i.e. those who've completed the online induction, signed-in and adhere to all conditions of entry. Fines may apply.

Three MTB venues in one ride: Cape Pallarenda, Douglas Mountain Bike Reserve, Ross River Dam.

Linked by road, cycle tracks and other tracks.

Local Trail Association
Townsville Rockwheelers Mountain Bike Club (www.rockwheelers.com.au)
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Route Sections

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3 3rd timed Section

Details

  • Race Course
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for 2015 Targa Townsville mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    130 ft
  • Altitude min
    9 ft
  • Altitude start
    38 ft
  • Altitude end
    168 ft
  • Grade
    0.046%
  • Grade max
    -42.83%
  • Grade min
    40.91%
  • Distance climb
    21 miles
  • Distance down
    20 miles
  • Distance flat
    12 miles
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
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  • Wet
  • Variable
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  • Very Dry
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Smedley's
May 19, 2018 @ 3:23am
May 19, 2018
Grass has been cut for only 500m going clockwise.
Under The Radar
May 4, 2018 @ 7:01pm
May 4, 2018
At least UTR is fairly clear. Most sections are clear of grass on the trail edge.
Easy Street
May 3, 2018 @ 12:03am
May 3, 2018
reporter
Marriners Flow
Apr 29, 2018 @ 10:12pm
Apr 29, 2018
Overgrown vegetation - all dam trails are in need of brush cutting. Difficult to find the entrance to jetstream trails. Erosion is bad in places too.
Ring Bark Frog
Apr 25, 2018 @ 11:46pm
Apr 25, 2018
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