3,460 ft
Distance
43 ft
Climb
-195 ft
Descent
00:12:03
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
    #13782 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking
  • 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 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
    00:12:03
  • Avg reverse time
    00:15:47
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Status:
on Dec 11, 2018
Wet
Avg: 4 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
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 hammerhead trailhead (-19.332550, 146.744850)
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Hammerhead Trail Reports

datedescription
Dec 11, 2018 @ 4:35am
Dec 11, 2018
reporter Trails Closed - Too Wet!
Dec 11, 2018 @ 4:34am
Dec 11, 2018
reporter Trails Closed - Too Wet!
Sep 18, 2018 @ 12:04am
Sep 18, 2018
reporter
Sep 16, 2018 @ 9:50pm
Sep 16, 2018
Repaired rock ram p on RH switchback on lower section of hammerhead. This is stage two of a three stage process , with stage three being completed...
Jul 24, 2018 @ 12:08am
Jul 24, 2018
reporter
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Photos

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3 |
Sep 2, 2018 @ 12:14am
Sep 2, 2018
Hammerhead, My City
2 |
Sep 2, 2018 @ 12:13am
Sep 2, 2018
Hammerhead, My City
15 |
Mar 18, 2017 @ 11:35pm
Mar 18, 2017
Hammerhead, Townsville
78 |
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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