2 miles
Distance
271 ft
Climb
-572 ft
Descent
00:09:46
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Up The Backside Trail

Up The Backside Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #2270

A two way cross country trail. Connects the western and eastern trails with an open, flowy trail that traverses the southern face of the hill. Includes breath-taking views to the south of Townsville, out towards the Pinnacles range.

Access Info

From the east via Hammerhead, near junction with Wedgettail.
From the west (eventually) via Tower Link project, ear Taipan junction.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Up The Backside bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -301 ft
  • Altitude min
    320 ft
  • Altitude max
    660 ft
  • Altitude start
    621 ft
  • Altitude end
    320 ft
  • Grade
    -3.751%
  • Grade max
    -35.607%
  • Grade min
    26.569%
  • Distance climb
    2,385 ft
  • Distance down
    5,140 ft
  • Distance flat
    488 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:46
  • Avg reverse time
    00:15:03
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Status:
on Nov 3, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4.5 (4 votes)

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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to up-the-backside trailhead (-19.334340, 146.744970)
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Up The Backside Trail Reports

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Nov 3, 2018 @ 1:49pm
Nov 3, 2018
reporter Beware large furnace in the sky melts you as you ride up this trail.
Oct 11, 2018 @ 12:03am
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Oct 4, 2018 @ 12:09am
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Sep 20, 2018 @ 12:05am
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Sep 19, 2018 @ 2:27am
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Apr 8, 2018 @ 5:48pm
Apr 8, 2018
| 4 comments Up The Backside, My City
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Nov 12, 2016 @ 4:27pm
Nov 12, 2016
Up The Backside, Townsville
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Sep 16, 2016 @ 7:24pm
Sep 16, 2016
Up The Backside, Townsville
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Sep 16, 2016 @ 7:22pm
Sep 16, 2016
Up The Backside, Townsville

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