1 miles
Distance
165 ft
Climb
-471 ft
Descent
00:11:01
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Red Tail Black Trail

  • Peter McLean

    since 2014
    Maintainer
  • Brett Tilley
    since 2014
    Maintainer
  • Nigel Stacey
    since 2014
    Maintainer

Red Tail Black Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2007

Named after the red tailed, black cockatoo birds that inhabit the area.

Sequential step ups and sharp climbing turn make this a fair challenge to climb. But reverse the direction and it's a real hoot.

Access Info

Starts at the Hump junction (top of Easy Street trail) and joins back onto near the bottom of Easy Street

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Red Tail Black mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -307 ft
  • Altitude min
    111 ft
  • Altitude max
    418 ft
  • Altitude start
    418 ft
  • Altitude end
    111 ft
  • Grade
    -4.103%
  • Grade max
    -33.902%
  • Grade min
    25.819%
  • Distance climb
    2,201 ft
  • Distance down
    4,977 ft
  • Distance flat
    300 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:01
  • Avg reverse time
    00:15:49
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Status:
on Oct 23, 2017
Variable
Avg: 3.6 (5 votes)

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Red Tail Black Trail Reports

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Oct 23, 2017 @ 4:16am
Oct 23, 2017
reporter Open with caution. Avoid soft spots.
Oct 17, 2017 @ 4:32am
Oct 17, 2017
reporter CLOSED TOO WET!!
Jul 26, 2017 @ 2:50pm
Jul 26, 2017
reporter getting washed out at the bottom of rock features, will need some work soon.
Jun 7, 2017 @ 1:20pm
Jun 7, 2017
reporter
May 20, 2017 @ 11:52pm
May 20, 2017
reporter open with caution, walk around wet spots! Stay off lower trails! REPORTER
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Jan 10, 2017 @ 5:53pm
Jan 10, 2017
Red Tail Black, Townsville

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