1 miles
Distance
111 ft
Climb
-337 ft
Descent
00:12:49
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Smiths Gully
    Eltham
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All Year
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #23989 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This trail is one of two, with the second being a shorter trail that goes straight down the hill. This track has lots of tight corners and is a good fun descent with a short and refreshing climb.

Access Info

The Start of this trail is just after the Gate on Rob Roy Rd, after going through the gate the trail beginning is on your left.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Orchid Trail Descent bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -226 ft
  • Altitude min
    586 ft
  • Altitude max
    834 ft
  • Altitude start
    834 ft
  • Altitude end
    608 ft
  • Grade max
    -35.073%
  • Grade min
    23.65%
  • Distance climb
    1,681 ft
  • Distance down
    5,061 ft
  • Distance flat
    378 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:49
  • Avg reverse time
    00:15:28
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Status:
on Sep 10, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.8 (5 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.

  • > 96%
  • > 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

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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
      Directions to orchid-trail-descent trailhead (-37.637820, 145.291390)
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      Orchid Trail Descent Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Sep 10, 2018 @ 5:17pm
      Sep 10, 2018
      Feb 17, 2018 @ 12:52pm
      Feb 17, 2018
      Jul 14, 2017 @ 6:48pm
      Jul 14, 2017
      In perfect nick!
      May 6, 2016 @ 1:50am
      May 6, 2016
      Trail predominantly clear and dry following on from damaging wind and rain during the week. However, watch for debris close to trail edge, but...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 104 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 444 rides
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