3,460 ft
Distance
43 ft
Climb
-195 ft
Descent
00:11:11
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Hammerhead Trail
  • Simon Mauro
    since 2014
    Maintainer

  • Lou Mauro
    Maintainer

Hammerhead Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • 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
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #13782 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking
  • 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.

More Stats for Hammerhead bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -153 ft
  • Altitude min
    418 ft
  • Altitude max
    591 ft
  • Altitude start
    585 ft
  • Altitude end
    432 ft
  • Grade
    -4.428%
  • Grade max
    -18.094%
  • Grade min
    10.194%
  • Distance climb
    855 ft
  • Distance down
    2,110 ft
  • Distance flat
    494 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:11
  • Avg reverse time
    00:15:47
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Status:
on Sep 30, 2019
Very Dry
Avg: 4 (5 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
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
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  • Description
  • Photos
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  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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

  • 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
  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Hammerhead Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 18 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 361 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 8,273 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      8 |
      Dec 26, 2018 @ 11:50am
      Dec 26, 2018
      11 |
      Sep 2, 2018 @ 12:14am
      Sep 2, 2018
      5 |
      Sep 2, 2018 @ 12:13am
      Sep 2, 2018
      16 |
      Mar 18, 2017 @ 11:35pm
      Mar 18, 2017

      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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