5,087 ft
Distance
323 ft
Climb
-28 ft
Descent
00:12:43
Avg time

Goat Track Descent Details

  • Riding Area
    Smiths Gully
    Eltham
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    All Year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Jump
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #31138 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This trail is a tough climb up and a good, fast and loose descent. Be careful of the high speed switchback near the end of the descent.

Access Info

About 600m after the intersection on Motchals Rd turn left onto the trail and cross the bridge, then follow the trail until the road at the top.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Goat Track Descent bike trail
  • Altitude change
    295 ft
  • Altitude min
    497 ft
  • Altitude max
    808 ft
  • Altitude start
    497 ft
  • Altitude end
    792 ft
  • Grade
    5.804%
  • Grade max
    -10.099%
  • Grade min
    29.017%
  • Distance climb
    4,351 ft
  • Distance down
    466 ft
  • Distance flat
    270 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:43
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:05
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Status:
on Sep 24, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.65 (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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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
      Directions to goat-track-descent trailhead (-37.639040, 145.269810)
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      Goat Track Descent Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Sep 24, 2018 @ 8:41pm
      Sep 24, 2018
      Feb 17, 2018 @ 12:52pm
      Feb 17, 2018
      Sep 30, 2017 @ 6:28pm
      Sep 30, 2017
      Top of track where it junctions the private road magpie swooping quite a large size one
      Sep 10, 2017 @ 5:08pm
      Sep 10, 2017
      Small amount of stone wash after recent rain
      Jul 28, 2017 @ 6:03pm
      Jul 28, 2017
      Small tree down across trail, can ride over or around
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 30 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 74 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 403 rides
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      Photos

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      41 |
      Aug 8, 2017 @ 6:39pm
      Aug 8, 2017
      Goat Track Descent, San Diego

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