7 miles
Distance
938 ft
Climb
-945 ft
Descent
323 ft
High Point

Course subject to change up to and on race day

Stage 3:
Pedal around the flowing trails that overlook the majestic waters of Lake Ross.

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Townsville Rockwheelers Mountain Bike Club (www.rockwheelers.com.au)
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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Easy
More Stats for Targa 2016 - Ross Dam stage mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    136 ft
  • Altitude start
    168 ft
  • Altitude end
    161 ft
  • Grade
    -0.017%
  • Grade max
    -24.881%
  • Grade min
    25.911%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
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  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
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      Bakers Mark trail construction walk 2011
      Bakers Mark trail construction walk 2011
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