1 miles
Distance
29 ft
Climb
-1,063 ft
Descent
00:12:22
Avg time

Kuranda Downhill Details

  • Riding area
    Smithfield
    Cairns
  • AKA
    Kuranda
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Jump, Roller Coaster, Skinny, Teeter Totter, Wallride
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #1768
  • 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.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Kuranda Downhill mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,034 ft
  • Altitude min
    227 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,268 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,262 ft
  • Altitude end
    227 ft
  • Grade max
    -36.973%
  • Grade min
    13.221%
  • Distance climb
    488 ft
  • Distance down
    5,005 ft
  • Distance flat
    98 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:22
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:05
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Status:
on Feb 13, 2017
Dry
Avg: 5 (3 votes)

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Kuranda Downhill Trail Reports

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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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