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
    #27427 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    30 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
  • 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 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 Nov 30, 2018
Snow Covered
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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
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      Hlíðarfjall... Trail Reports

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      Nov 30, 2018 @ 4:06pm
      Nov 30, 2018
      reporter
      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.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 40 rides
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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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