1 mile
Distance
8 ft
Climb
-502 ft
Descent
00:43:30
Avg time
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Dam Busters Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Blue Derby
    Launceston
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #4598 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 50 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Singletrack climb through lush Myrtle forest, before reaching the top of the climb at the southern end of the Cascade Dam. Fast, flowy descent with varied trail features including huge berms and granite boulders.

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More Stats for Dam Busters mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -494 ft
  • Altitude min
    785 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,279 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,279 ft
  • Altitude end
    784 ft
  • Grade
    -9.1%
  • Grade max
    -28%
  • Grade min
    5.3%
  • Distance climb
    256 ft
  • Distance down
    4,754 ft
  • Distance flat
    423 ft
  • Avg time
    00:43:30
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Status:
on Jun 20, 2020
Wet
Avg: 4.75 (11 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Wet
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  • Dry
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  • Closed

  • 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
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
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      Dam Busters Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jun 20, 2020 @ 4:33pm
      Jun 20, 2020
      reporter The drains need raking out in places but the berms are sweet as once again
      Mar 18, 2020 @ 2:13am
      Mar 18, 2020
      It appears line on map has disappeared. Can someone please explain or put it back. Cheers
      Mar 10, 2020 @ 6:53am
      Mar 10, 2020
      Has a few trees across the track that you have to walk around
      Jan 1, 2020 @ 10:52pm
      Jan 1, 2020
      Open Now
      Oct 7, 2019 @ 11:16pm
      Oct 7, 2019
      reporter Closed from junction of Black Dragon and Krushka Link.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 51 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 105 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      32 |
      Nov 20, 2019 @ 11:08pm
      Nov 20, 2019
      34 |
      Nov 10, 2019 @ 8:49pm
      Nov 10, 2019
      35 |
      Oct 26, 2018 @ 1:42am
      Oct 26, 2018
      64 |
      Jul 1, 2018 @ 10:39pm
      Jul 1, 2018

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