1 miles
Distance
165 ft
Climb
-471 ft
Descent
00:10:53
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
  • 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
    00:10:53
  • Avg reverse time
    00:15:49
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Status:
on May 13, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.6 (5 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to red-tail-black trailhead (-19.332250, 146.740160)
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Red Tail Black Trail Reports

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May 13, 2018 @ 12:17pm
May 13, 2018
Had a go at trimming RTB this arve, ran out of light before finnishing but the crux is broken.
Apr 4, 2018 @ 4:59am
Apr 4, 2018
reporter a few rutts appearing toward the top
Mar 30, 2018 @ 5:19am
Mar 30, 2018
reporter Open with caution, please use common sense and walk wet or muddy parts. Please update trail forks.
Mar 25, 2018 @ 8:37pm
Mar 25, 2018
reporter Trails closed, too wet. Still bucketing down.
Mar 14, 2018 @ 4:07am
Mar 14, 2018
Some washouts at drop offs. Some deep gravel on corners sneek up on you
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Jan 10, 2017 @ 5:53pm
Jan 10, 2017
Red Tail Black, Townsville

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