4,543 ft
Distance
73 ft
Climb
-305 ft
Descent
00:22:26
Avg time

Shearpin Details

  • Riding Area
    Blue Derby
    Launceston
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #4560 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2017

Rock features are everywhere – big off-camber rock slabs, narrow ledges perched high up beside cliffs, rock drops and more. Challenging and highly technical – a true test of both skill and nerve

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Shearpin bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -232 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,176 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,444 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,408 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,176 ft
  • Grade
    -5.112%
  • Grade max
    -34.001%
  • Grade min
    14.374%
  • Distance climb
    1,526 ft
  • Distance down
    2,518 ft
  • Distance flat
    498 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:26
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Status:
on Nov 9, 2018
Variable
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
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 shearpin trailhead (-41.167114, 147.810885)
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Shearpin Trail Reports

datedescription
Nov 9, 2018 @ 4:56pm
Nov 9, 2018
reporter A couple of wet patches
Aug 25, 2018 @ 5:11pm
Aug 25, 2018
reporter Some branches over the trail around the very top section
Apr 7, 2018 @ 7:20pm
Apr 7, 2018
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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 0
flag bones84 (Feb 2, 2018 at 11:55)
 Get a good grip on your bars and keep off the brakes!! One of the best and most chsllenging at Blue Derby!
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  • + 1
flag Stredda CCMBC (Aug 26, 2018 at 20:08)
 Yep it's a challenge for sure. Still can't get up the courage to hit that first rocky switchback.
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