2,413 ft
Distance
-511 ft
Descent
00:24:57
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Hlíðarfjall South Downhill Trail

Details

  • Riding area
    Hliðarfjall
    Akureyri
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Jul - Oct
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Ladder Bridge
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2008
  • Land Manager

The oldest moutain biking trail on the mountain. Originally constructed by a group of friends around 2006-2008.
Has been used in many competitions, both downhill nationals and enduro nationals.
The original strart of the trail has been wiped out 2018 due to construction operations in the area.
The new start to the trail has been moved more down the mountain.

Access Info

Take the chairlift over the weekends or simply walk up the access trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Hlíðarfjall South Downhill mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -512 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,895 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,407 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,407 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,895 ft
  • Grade
    -21.225%
  • Grade max
    -40.48%
  • Grade min
    -2.909%
  • Distance down
    2,413 ft
  • Avg time
    00:24:57
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Status:
on Jun 16, 2018
Wet
Avg: 4 (1 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 hli-arfjall-south-downhill trailhead (65.658230, -18.233649)
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Hlíðarfjall... Trail Reports

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Jun 16, 2018 @ 3:59pm
Jun 16, 2018
reporter The start of the trail has been badly damaged by machines because of lift construction in the area. The mountain is still wet but very rideable...
May 3, 2018 @ 2:38pm
May 3, 2018
reporter Trail covered with snow and completely unrideable. Will check back after after few weeks at first.
Jul 16, 2017 @ 5:20pm
Jul 16, 2017
reporter The trail is in good condition. Still work to be done but definitely open for riders. There is one carvase that crosses the trail in the upper...
Jun 7, 2017 @ 2:27am
Jun 7, 2017
reporter The trail is very wet and still covered with snow on two locations and should not be ridden yet.
Jun 7, 2017 @ 2:25am
Jun 7, 2017
reporter The trail is very wet and still covered with snow on two locations and should not be ridden yet.
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Aug 17, 2016 @ 4:35pm
Aug 17, 2016
Hlíðarfjall South Downhill
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Aug 17, 2016 @ 4:35pm
Aug 17, 2016
Hlíðarfjall South Downhill

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