1 miles
Distance
112 ft
Climb
-393 ft
Descent
00:12:10
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Hammerhead Trail
  • Simon Mauro
    since 2014
    Maintainer

  • Lou Mauro
    Maintainer

Hammerhead Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Apr-Dec
  • TTFs on trail
    Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2007
  • Land Manager

Old school hand built singletrack with fun flowing open lengths of trails, occasional rock gardens and rock steps.

Access Info

Links Top Summit (top of Douglas hill) to JCU Summit trail junction.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Hammerhead mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -281 ft
  • Altitude min
    418 ft
  • Altitude max
    711 ft
  • Altitude start
    709 ft
  • Altitude end
    428 ft
  • Grade
    -3.936%
  • Grade max
    -20.042%
  • Grade min
    15.435%
  • Distance climb
    2,444 ft
  • Distance down
    4,502 ft
  • Distance flat
    182 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:10
  • Avg reverse time
    00:15:47
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Status:
on Apr 25, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4 (4 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to hammerhead trailhead (-19.333770, 146.743770)
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Hammerhead Trail Reports

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Apr 25, 2018 @ 11:46pm
Apr 25, 2018
reporter
Apr 25, 2018 @ 3:19am
Apr 25, 2018
reporter
update for brush cutting 14-15th April
Mar 30, 2018 @ 5:19am
Mar 30, 2018
reporter Open with caution, please use common sense and walk wet or muddy parts. Please update trail forks.
Mar 25, 2018 @ 8:37pm
Mar 25, 2018
reporter Trails closed, too wet. Still bucketing down.
Mar 17, 2018 @ 8:31pm
Mar 17, 2018
reporter
Minor erosion (trail braiding, small ruts developing, brake bumps) Working Bee # 2 2018 knocked over the erosion and ruts mid section, many...
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Photos

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Mar 17, 2018 @ 8:36pm
Mar 17, 2018
Hammerhead, Townsville
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Mar 17, 2018 @ 8:36pm
Mar 17, 2018
Hammerhead, Townsville
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Mar 18, 2017 @ 11:35pm
Mar 18, 2017
Hammerhead, Townsville
77 |
Aug 12, 2016 @ 5:28pm
Aug 12, 2016
Hammerhead, Townsville

Routes with this trail

titleratingdistance
2018 XCM National Champs Course
10 miles
2015 Targa Townsville race
53 miles
Targa 2016 - Douglas Stage race
8 miles

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