2,889 ft
Distance
114 ft
Climb
-125 ft
Descent
00:27:14
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Snobs Balcony Trail
  • past supporters

  • Garry McGrath
    2010
    Builder

Snobs Balcony Details

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

Ride up onto the balcony and look down on everyone.

Trail traverses one of the tiers carved out of the old quarry, used to construct the outer walls of Ross River Dam. Spectacular views over Lake Ross and afternoon sunsets.

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 Snobs Balcony mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -10 ft
  • Altitude min
    155 ft
  • Altitude max
    254 ft
  • Altitude start
    165 ft
  • Altitude end
    155 ft
  • Grade max
    -16.941%
  • Grade min
    20.576%
  • Distance climb
    1,493 ft
  • Distance down
    1,192 ft
  • Distance flat
    204 ft
  • Avg time
    00:27:14
  • Avg reverse time
    00:58:55
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Status:
on Oct 17, 2017
Wet
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Snobs Balcony 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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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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