1 miles
Distance
40 ft
Climb
-1,129 ft
Descent
00:17:31
Avg time

Kuranda Downhill Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Smithfield
    Cairns
  • AKA
    Kuranda
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Roller Coaster, Skinny, Teeter Totter, Wallride
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #12860 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    1990

This DH track is coveted by locals and maintained by a dedicated few who frequent the track, mostly every weekend and afternoons. It's got it all with fast and steep, smooth high berms, rough and rooted technical, big gaps, high drops, some roller-coaster berms, and big rocks that are sometimes like boulders that can fly up at any time. One of the best shuttled DH run in Cairns.Trail first blazed in 1876.

Access Info

Get ready for the drop in a few metres down the road from the Henry Ross lookout.Return pickup is at the bottom of the range at parking area where the headstone is dedicated to the first trailblazers.

More Stats for Kuranda Downhill bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,089 ft
  • Altitude min
    176 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,265 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,265 ft
  • Altitude end
    176 ft
  • Grade
    -17.227%
  • Grade max
    -42.965%
  • Grade min
    18.289%
  • Distance climb
    575 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    102 ft
  • Avg time
    00:17:31
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:05
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Status:
on Jul 14, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.7 (7 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
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  • > 80%
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  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
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  • Green
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  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Kuranda Downhill Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jul 14, 2019 @ 9:35am
      Jul 14, 2019
      Jan 26, 2018 @ 5:02pm
      Jan 26, 2018
      Dec 31, 2017 @ 7:15pm
      Dec 31, 2017
      Minor erosion (trail braiding, small ruts developing, brake bumps)
      Feb 13, 2017 @ 6:23pm
      Feb 13, 2017
      Overgrown vegetation
      Dec 12, 2015 @ 1:05am
      Dec 12, 2015
      Minor erosion (trail braiding, small ruts developing, brake bumps)
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 25 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 182 rides
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      Apr 16, 2019 @ 4:51am
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      Dec 16, 2018 @ 8:57pm
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      Jan 23, 2018 @ 2:36am
      Jan 23, 2018
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      Jan 23, 2018 @ 2:24am
      Jan 23, 2018

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