1,916 ft
Distance
-312 ft
Descent
00:04:21
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Short & Sharp Trail

Short & Sharp Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #21482 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    20 in Mountain Biking

Short & Sharp starts directly from Western Wedgetail taking you down some of the most technical trail Stromlo has to offer. Including technical rock gardens, drops & a steep rock roll there's plenty to keep you on your toes.

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Local Trail Association
More Stats for Short & Sharp bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -312 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,198 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,510 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,510 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,198 ft
  • Grade
    -16.263%
  • Grade max
    -34.732%
  • Grade min
    -3.48%
  • Distance down
    1,888 ft
  • Distance flat
    28 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:21
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Status:
on Nov 3, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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
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      Short & Sharp Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Nov 3, 2018 @ 5:52pm
      Nov 3, 2018
      Minor erosion (trail braiding, small ruts developing, brake bumps)
      Nov 3, 2018 @ 5:52pm
      Nov 3, 2018
      Nov 3, 2018 @ 5:51pm
      Nov 3, 2018
      Minor erosion (trail braiding, small ruts developing, brake bumps)
      Sep 21, 2018 @ 8:15pm
      Sep 21, 2018
      Aug 9, 2018 @ 5:50pm
      Aug 9, 2018
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 77 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 161 rides
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      37 |
      May 20, 2018 @ 3:07am
      May 20, 2018
      Short & Sharp, Canberra

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag TrentSe7en (Aug 2, 2018 at 18:28)
       Double Black Diamond? Really?
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag ZippyBling (Aug 2, 2018 at 20:47)
       Thats what Stromlo has it marked as, I agree though..
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      flag TrentSe7en (Aug 27, 2018 at 22:49)
       Sorry, it wasn't the trailforks rating I was disputing, just the Stromo peoples rating. Given the difference between that and the double black diamond downhill in Issacs Ridge it makes no sense.
      [Reply]

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