7 miles
Distance
930 ft
Climb
-261 ft
Descent
00:54:50
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Railton to Sheffield Rail Trail
  • Tasmanian Trail Association

Details

  • Riding Area
    Wild Mersey
    Latrobe
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Rail Trail
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Adaptive MTB, CX
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #46938 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    30 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Forming part of the Tasmanian Trail, this former rail corridor links Railton to Sheffield and parts of this trail are part of the Wild Mersey mountain bike trail network.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Railton to Sheffield Rail Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    669 ft
  • Altitude min
    213 ft
  • Altitude max
    893 ft
  • Altitude start
    213 ft
  • Altitude end
    882 ft
  • Grade
    1.778%
  • Grade max
    -17.856%
  • Grade min
    22.613%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,013 ft
  • Avg time
    00:54:50
  • Avg reverse time
    00:13:50
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Status:
on Jul 7, 2018
Wet
Avg: 2 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 80%
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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 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 railton-to-sheffield-rail-trail trailhead (-41.347310, 146.424580)
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      Railton to... Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jul 7, 2018 @ 8:30pm
      Jul 7, 2018
      reporter Wet and a bit slushy in a few places but overall quite good for the middle of winter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 26 miles avg distance
      All
      • 14 rides
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      Jul 8, 2018 @ 8:52pm
      Jul 8, 2018
      Railton to Sheffield Rail Trail
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      Jul 8, 2018 @ 3:21pm
      Jul 8, 2018
      Railton to Sheffield Rail Trail
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      Jul 8, 2018 @ 3:19pm
      Jul 8, 2018
      Railton to Sheffield Rail Trail

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