2,389 ft
Distance
8 ft
Climb
-150 ft
Descent
00:03:32
Avg time

BJ's Surprise Details

  • Riding area
    Glenrock
    Newcastle
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking

BJ's surprise is a dedicated downhill trail consisting of a series of bermed switchbacks with numerous drops along the terraces. The first section of the trail has several rock drops that have becoming increasingly difficult over time. There is some rutting and trail deterioration on some of the corners but the trail is otherwise ridable and a decent challenge.

Trail was always meant to be rated as black diamond but a mistake was made with signage when the trail network was formalised. Officially regraded in March 2017.

At its end you can link back around to Seuss Land via It Happens or zip straight down Bottom BJ's.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for BJ's Surprise mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -142 ft
  • Altitude min
    138 ft
  • Altitude max
    280 ft
  • Altitude start
    280 ft
  • Altitude end
    138 ft
  • Grade max
    -19.978%
  • Grade min
    5.146%
  • Distance climb
    223 ft
  • Distance down
    2,166 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:32
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:51
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Status:
on Aug 17, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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