946 ft
Distance
1 ft
Climb
-95 ft
Descent
01:32:12
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Mongrel Alternative Trail
  • past supporters

  • Evan Rohde
    2012
    Builder

Mongrel Alternative Details

  • Riding Area
    Ross River Dam
    Townsville
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2012

Not wanting to descend the Mongrel? Try the alternative, a loose set of stacked turns with a couple sketchy jump options on side of track.

Access Info

Enter from the 5-6 ways junction at the top of Mongrel. Trail exits onto lower part of Roller Coaster

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Mongrel Alternative bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -94 ft
  • Altitude min
    207 ft
  • Altitude max
    301 ft
  • Altitude start
    301 ft
  • Altitude end
    207 ft
  • Grade
    -9.938%
  • Grade max
    -22.914%
  • Grade min
    1.253%
  • Distance climb
    69 ft
  • Distance down
    786 ft
  • Distance flat
    91 ft
  • Avg time
    01:32:12
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Status:
on Apr 13, 2018
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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to mongrel-alternative trailhead (-19.413920, 146.747080)
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Mongrel Alternative Trail Reports

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Apr 13, 2018 @ 1:43am
Apr 13, 2018
reporter Water Operations staff advise trails are re-opened. Take caution, some trees over trails. Please take photos and post Trail Reports via Trailforks...
Mar 28, 2018 @ 10:55pm
Mar 28, 2018
reporter Trails remain closed. Water operations staff advise trails still wet and expecting more inclement weather over Easter weekend.
Mar 23, 2018 @ 4:58am
Mar 23, 2018
reporter Rangers advise that due to forecast rainfall this weekend the MTB Trails at Ross Dam are now closed
Mar 19, 2018 @ 11:32pm
Mar 19, 2018
reporter Rangers advise trails open again this weekend, 24-25th March, subject to normal Rockwheelers members-only weekend-access conditions. Exact trail...
Mar 17, 2018 @ 9:53pm
Mar 17, 2018
reporter Rangers inspected trails. Still holding water in spots. They will inspect again Friday 23rd. Unfortunately our trail people aren't allowed to go...
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Routes with this trail

titleratingdistance
Targa 2016 - Ross Dam stage race
7 miles

1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag Yowie75 (Jun 10, 2018 at 3:30)
 This trail is badly washed out and un-rideable at the moment
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