1 miles
Distance
355 ft
Climb
-32 ft
Descent
00:12:39
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of The Long Way Trail
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The Long Way Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Apr-Dec
  • Global Ranking
    #14920 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2011

This is The Long Way to the top of the hill (if you want to ride Rock n Roll).

Local Trail Association
More Stats for The Long Way bike trail
  • Altitude change
    323 ft
  • Altitude min
    385 ft
  • Altitude max
    713 ft
  • Altitude start
    385 ft
  • Altitude end
    708 ft
  • Grade
    5.744%
  • Grade max
    -10.492%
  • Grade min
    27.315%
  • Distance climb
    4,033 ft
  • Distance down
    785 ft
  • Distance flat
    802 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:52
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Status:
on Dec 11, 2018
Wet
Avg: 4 (4 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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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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

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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 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 the-long-way trailhead (-19.327050, 146.745950)
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The Long Way Trail Reports

datedescription
Dec 11, 2018 @ 4:35am
Dec 11, 2018
reporter Trails Closed - Too Wet!
Dec 11, 2018 @ 4:34am
Dec 11, 2018
reporter Trails Closed - Too Wet!
Aug 10, 2018 @ 4:43pm
Aug 10, 2018
reporter
Jul 18, 2018 @ 2:18am
Jul 18, 2018
reporter
Apr 25, 2018 @ 11:46pm
Apr 25, 2018
reporter
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Photos

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3 |
Sep 2, 2018 @ 12:10am
Sep 2, 2018
The Long Way, My City
35 |
Oct 27, 2017 @ 1:03am
Oct 27, 2017
The Long Way, Townsville
157 |
Apr 8, 2016 @ 1:28am
Apr 8, 2016
The Long Way, Townsville
200 |
Dec 10, 2015 @ 4:52pm
Dec 10, 2015
The Long Way, Townsville

Routes with this trail

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