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1,352 ft
Distance
31 ft
Climb
-152 ft
Descent
00:05:59
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Keelback Trail
  • Sam Tully
    2015 - 2016
    Maintainer
  • Payne Contractors
    2013
    Builder
  • McLean Solutions
    2013
    Builder

Keelback Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Jump, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2013

Slower, technical decent to test your balance and your handling in tight, rocky turns. Includes multiple rock gardens and rocky step downs.
Top section is downhill only and has zero B lines - if you struggle to ride the qualifier rocky feature at the top of trail then you'll have difficulty completing this trail.

Access Info

Top section is one-way, downhill only. Access from Iron Bark hub, which is the junction with Beefwood and The Long Way.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Keelback mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -120 ft
  • Altitude min
    310 ft
  • Altitude max
    443 ft
  • Altitude start
    431 ft
  • Altitude end
    310 ft
  • Grade
    -8.903%
  • Grade max
    -24.348%
  • Grade min
    19.914%
  • Distance climb
    466 ft
  • Distance down
    806 ft
  • Distance flat
    80 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:59
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:50
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Status:
on Jul 10, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4 (3 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 keelback trailhead (-19.328430, 146.746010)
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Keelback Trail Reports

datedescription
Jul 10, 2018 @ 12:01am
Jul 10, 2018
reporter
Mar 31, 2018 @ 1:44am
Mar 31, 2018
reporter From whiptail down, all good
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 12, 2018 @ 2:47am
Mar 12, 2018
reporter
trail maintenance performed on entry to keelback
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Mar 12, 2018 @ 2:51am
Mar 12, 2018
Keelback, Townsville
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Mar 12, 2018 @ 2:51am
Mar 12, 2018
Keelback, Townsville
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Mar 12, 2018 @ 2:51am
Mar 12, 2018
Keelback, Townsville
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Jan 23, 2016 @ 3:41pm
Jan 23, 2016
Keelback, Townsville

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