1 miles
Distance
279 ft
Climb
-132 ft
Descent
00:04:46
Avg time

Rollercoaster Details

  • Riding area
    Ross River Dam
    Townsville
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Season
    Apr-Dec
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    Townsville City Council

Great descending trail with awesome views over the old quarry and the waters of Lake Ross.

Access Info

Trails are off limits to General Public (Rangers patrol issuing fines!) but accessible on weekends and Public Holidays by Rockwheelers Club Members observing the Special Access conditions. Refer to Club Member Access on Rockwheelers website.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Rollercoaster mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    147 ft
  • Altitude min
    165 ft
  • Altitude max
    317 ft
  • Altitude start
    165 ft
  • Altitude end
    311 ft
  • Grade
    2.325%
  • Grade max
    -17.352%
  • Grade min
    19.437%
  • Distance climb
    3,298 ft
  • Distance down
    2,513 ft
  • Distance flat
    491 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:46
  • Avg reverse time
    01:06:04
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on Oct 17, 2017
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Rollercoaster Trail Reports

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Oct 17, 2017 @ 4:33am
Oct 17, 2017
reporter CLOSED TOO WET!!
May 25, 2017 @ 9:24pm
May 25, 2017
reporter Rangers have reopened the trails for Members who've completed the induction http://www.rockwheelers.com.au/ross-dam-induction/ Watch for overgrown...
May 18, 2017 @ 8:05pm
May 18, 2017
reporter
Apr 12, 2017 @ 4:42pm
Apr 12, 2017
reporter Rangers have reopened trails for long weekend. Watch out for overgrown areas. Refer to normal member-only access conditions and induction...
Mar 21, 2017 @ 7:18pm
Mar 21, 2017
reporter Rangers have closed trails due to predicted rainfall this weekend (25-26th March) and early next week
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Apr 2, 2016 @ 12:32am
Apr 2, 2016
Rollercoaster, Townsville

Routes with this trail

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Targa 2016 - Ross Dam stage race
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2015 Targa Townsville race
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Dam Dark 2016 Course 2
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