4.3 miles
Distance
74 ft
Climb
-1,258 ft
Descent
00:17:54
Avg time

500 Above Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
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  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #5442 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #360 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking

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500 Above is a highly rated 7 km popular blue machine groomed scenic trail located near Ipswich. This mountain bike primary trail can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. On average it takes 17 minutes to complete this trail.

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Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for 500 Above mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,185 ft
  • Altitude min
    439 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,625 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,624 ft
  • Altitude end
    440 ft
  • Grade
    -5.2%
  • Grade max
    -35.6%
  • Grade min
    24.5%
  • Distance climb
    2,736 ft
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,385 ft
  • Avg time
    00:17:54
  • Avg reverse time
    00:30:03
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Status:
on Sep 23, 2023
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (12 votes)
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  • Snow Groomed
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      500 Above Trail Reports

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      Sep 23, 2023 @ 5:39am
      Sep 23, 2023
      Aug 18, 2023 @ 9:13pm
      Aug 18, 2023
      Running great, still some moisture in the top half, bottom half is dry but still fine.
      Dec 8, 2022 @ 10:16am
      Dec 8, 2022
      Recent rain and machine work have 500 running real nice. From the tabletops down has seen lots of work clearing Lantana and reshaping trail as needed
      Nov 7, 2022 @ 4:40pm
      Nov 7, 2022
      Fresh sections after fixing up some of the rough/washed out areas of trail that are now very soft and dusty
      Jul 23, 2022 @ 4:43pm
      Jul 23, 2022
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 15 rides
      • 23 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 137 rides
      • 23 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,219 rides
      • Last: Apr 13, 2024

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      Jan 13, 2023 @ 2:10am
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      Jan 13, 2023 @ 2:09am
      Jan 13, 2023
      185 |
      Apr 28, 2021 @ 2:35pm
      Apr 28, 2021
      195 |
      Apr 28, 2021 @ 2:20pm
      Apr 28, 2021

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