1,878 ft
Distance
256 ft
Climb
00:12:15
Avg time

Bastard Climb Details

  • Riding Area
    Smiths Gully
    Eltham
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    All year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #36561 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    30 in Mountain Biking

An Extremely Steep Trail which seems to go on forever when being ridden, it has a couple of little jump/drops that are made by dirt collecting against a fallen tree. When heading down, be careful of the sharp corners and the leaves of the shrubs on either side of the trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Bastard Climb bike trail
  • Altitude change
    256 ft
  • Altitude min
    531 ft
  • Altitude max
    788 ft
  • Altitude start
    531 ft
  • Altitude end
    788 ft
  • Grade
    13.642%
  • Grade min
    18.667%
  • Distance climb
    1,825 ft
  • Distance flat
    54 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:15
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:25
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Status:
on Sep 3, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 80%
  • > 70%
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  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Bastard Climb Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Sep 3, 2018 @ 6:22pm
      Sep 3, 2018
      Drainage logs and lots of them make this a real bastard of a climb.
      Nov 2, 2017 @ 7:23am
      Nov 2, 2017
      I always ride this segment DH - a nice gravelly descent at pace. Watch for deep ruts in the last bit. Climbing it is a boring slog.
      May 15, 2017 @ 6:29am
      May 15, 2017
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 22 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      All
      • 144 rides
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      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Tough Smiths Loop
      27 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag travma (Jan 8, 2019 at 19:34)
       Holy climb balls Batman. What a Bastard.
      [Reply]

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