12 miles
Distance
2,044 ft
Climb
-3,379 ft
Descent
03:00:15
Avg time

Fainter Fire Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Falls Creek
    Falls Creek
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Wilderness Trail
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Any time there is no snow !
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #46068 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2016

Back country ride through Alpine snow areas. Follows old, reclaimed, deteriorated fire trail. Some long steady climbs that reward with fantastic 360 degree views and old mountain huts, followed by some great rocky descents. Take spares and food, some natural fresh flowing water sources that can be consumed at your discretion.

Access Info

Via Falls Creek and Pretty Valley Dam.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Fainter Fire Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,336 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,043 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,014 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,379 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,043 ft
  • Grade
    -2.098%
  • Grade max
    -56.893%
  • Grade min
    21.798%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,322 ft
  • Avg time
    03:00:15
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Status:
on Nov 16, 2018
Variable
Avg: 2 (1 votes)

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

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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • 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 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
  • Other Other
      Directions to fainter-fire-trail trailhead (-36.900140, 147.237370)
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      Fainter Fire Trail Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Nov 16, 2018 @ 1:19pm
      Nov 16, 2018
      Still wet and boggy in areas but mostly dry.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 16 rides
      • 30 miles avg distance
      All
      • 51 rides
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      Fainter Fire Trail, Melbourne
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      Jan 5, 2019 @ 11:46am
      Jan 5, 2019
      Fainter Fire Trail, Melbourne
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      Jan 5, 2019 @ 11:46am
      Jan 5, 2019
      Fainter Fire Trail, Melbourne
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      Jan 5, 2019 @ 11:46am
      Jan 5, 2019
      Fainter Fire Trail, Melbourne

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 2
      flag kiewa (Jan 4, 2017 at 0:54)
       Here is a web page with more information on riding the Fainter Trail kiewaview.com.au/fainter.htm
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag kiewa (Jan 4, 2017 at 0:54)
       You can find more information on riding the Fainter Trail at
      kiewaview.com.au/fainter.htm
      [Reply]

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