1,530 ft
Distance
14 ft
Climb
-212 ft
Descent
2,291 ft
High Point
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Twist and Turns Details

  • Riding Area
    Mt Borah
    Manilla
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    If it is wet be prepared to ride to the track start.
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Other
  • Global Ranking
    #84470 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2017
  • Land Manager

As the name suggests this is just a lot of twists and turns. All single track and very raw. The trail starts at a shuttle drop off and then leads you to the start of the Split rock trail.

Enduro rides will love this section as it has flow and is technical. Nice short section of track that is great for sessioning for all you budding GE and DH riders. Not too hard be hard enough to keep you interested.

Access Info

From Manilla (approx 10mins to Mt Borah), drive through town and then head north over the Namoi River Bridge. Turn left 200m after bridge into Boggabri Rd (you will see a paraglider graphic left pointer sign) Don't drive straight ahead to Barraba and Upper Manilla as directed by most Car GPS Navi units.
Continue on for ~1km and just after Manilla River concrete bridge turn right into Wimbourne Rd (you will see a paraglider graphic right pointer sign). After 300m Wimbourne Rd has a T intersection where you continue to the right.
Continue on for ~11kms (its gravel after 6kms). There are two big creek dips as you travel. Just after the 2nd big dip (gully crossing) at 11kms turn right into Manilla Paragliding sign posted driveway.
NOTE: Mt Borah access road is 50m further along Wimbourne Rd on left.

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More Stats for Twist and Turns bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -198 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,093 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,291 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,093 ft
  • Grade
    -12.951%
  • Grade max
    -32.742%
  • Grade min
    21.441%
  • Distance climb
    182 ft
  • Distance down
    1,244 ft
  • Distance flat
    104 ft
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  • 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
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