5,050 ft
Distance
182 ft
Climb
-201 ft
Descent
00:09:15
Avg time

Tentacle Details

  • Riding Area
    Plenty Gorge
    Melbourne
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #32940 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 30 in E-Biking
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

True Black Diamond Trail, with lots of pinch climbs, and plenty in between and over small basalt boulders, rock gardens, some very steep sections, and cliff drops off to the side.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Tentacle bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -19 ft
  • Altitude min
    289 ft
  • Altitude max
    373 ft
  • Altitude start
    308 ft
  • Altitude end
    289 ft
  • Grade
    -0.383%
  • Grade max
    -23.237%
  • Grade min
    29.376%
  • Distance climb
    2,138 ft
  • Distance down
    2,523 ft
  • Distance flat
    389 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:15
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Status:
on Jun 9, 2018
Variable
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
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  • Description & Photos
  • Videos

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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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to tentacle-107014 trailhead (-37.665330, 145.089120)
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      Tentacle Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jun 9, 2018 @ 11:40pm
      Jun 9, 2018
      A bit muddy but overall in good condition.
      Dec 21, 2017 @ 11:35am
      Dec 21, 2017
      Rock Gully crossing needs repair. Do not attempt to ride across. Tree down at end of trail.
      Dec 19, 2017 @ 10:25pm
      Dec 19, 2017
      All good! Enjoy.
      Nov 10, 2017 @ 3:02am
      Nov 10, 2017
      Seems to be overgrown, difficult to find the trail and ended up taking kangaroo ridge and continuing on from there.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 7 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 47 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 102 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      7 |
      Feb 2, 2019 @ 3:11am
      Feb 2, 2019
      Tentacle, My City

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      picnic loop
      10 miles

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