2,630 ft
Distance
191 ft
Climb
-4 ft
Descent
441 ft
High Point

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking

Steep climb on a gravel road to a lookout at the top. Was an old fire tower. There is a seat at the top for a rest. You have views out to the ocean at Crescent Head, farmlands around Kempsey and mountains to the west. Climb is hard, usually rocky and slippery. You need decent fitness to get to the top without walking. Descent is slippery and road is used by cars so take it easy around the left hand blind corner about halfway down.

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More Stats for Thompsons Tower Road Climb mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    187 ft
  • Altitude min
    254 ft
  • Altitude start
    254 ft
  • Altitude end
    441 ft
  • Grade
    7.103%
  • Grade max
    -8.696%
  • Grade min
    18.061%
  • Distance climb
    2,482 ft
  • Distance down
    44 ft
  • Distance flat
    105 ft
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Thompsons Tower... Trail Reports

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Feb 13, 2017 @ 12:00am
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Feb 11, 2017 @ 3:48am
Feb 11, 2017
All State Forests between Sydney and Kempsey are closed due to extreme weather conditions
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