4.3 miles
Distance
78 ft
Climb
-1,262 ft
Descent
00:26:14
Avg time

500 Above Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #5442 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #360 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 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 26 minutes to complete this trail.

Bike Park

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
    2,982 ft
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,352 ft
  • Avg time
    00:26:14
  • Avg reverse time
    00:25:21
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on Aug 10, 2021
Dry
Avg: 4.35 (9 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • moto (1 year)
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      500 Above Trail Reports

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      Aug 10, 2021 @ 5:16pm
      Aug 10, 2021
      New work halfway down with excavator smoothing out, trail a bit soft from fresh work needs tyres over it now then when compacted will be super quick!
      Apr 16, 2021 @ 5:44pm
      Apr 16, 2021
      Feb 10, 2021 @ 3:14pm
      Feb 10, 2021
      reporter Brush cutting completed ✅
      Jan 31, 2021 @ 6:22pm
      Jan 31, 2021
      Whippersnipping of 500 above first 2kms done 5kms to go .
      May 22, 2020 @ 3:54pm
      May 22, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 7 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 193 rides
      • 22 miles avg distance
      All
      • 895 rides
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      Photos

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      25 |
      Apr 28, 2021 @ 2:35pm
      Apr 28, 2021
      29 |
      Apr 28, 2021 @ 2:20pm
      Apr 28, 2021
      50 |
      Jan 23, 2021 @ 12:07pm
      Jan 23, 2021
      32 |
      Jan 23, 2021 @ 12:06pm
      Jan 23, 2021

      Routes with this trail

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      500 Above and Skyfall Day
      20 miles
      PEDALHEADS E-Bike Demo Day (Proposed Route)
      25 miles
      HVAP High 5 - book online
      24 miles
      JC's Sunday course
      30 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      CharlieBrown1973 (Apr 14, 2020 at 19:56)
       Love this trail! New fav in SE Qld. Fast and flowing with a few technical rock sections. First on the trail clears the spider webs though. Beautiful scenery with great views.
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      Videos

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