2 miles
Distance
297 ft
Climb
-602 ft
Descent
00:08:58
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Up The Backside Trail

Up The Backside Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • 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
    #8589

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 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -305 ft
  • Altitude min
    316 ft
  • Altitude max
    660 ft
  • Altitude start
    622 ft
  • Altitude end
    316 ft
  • Grade
    -3.743%
  • Grade max
    -35.556%
  • Grade min
    27.188%
  • Distance climb
    2,641 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    226 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:58
  • Avg reverse time
    00:15:03
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Status:
on Nov 22, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (4 votes)

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Up The Backside Trail Reports

datedescription
Nov 22, 2017 @ 11:45pm
18 hours
reporter
Oct 23, 2017 @ 4:16am
Oct 23, 2017
reporter Open with caution. Avoid soft spots.
Oct 22, 2017 @ 10:51pm
Oct 22, 2017
Loose rocks
Oct 17, 2017 @ 4:32am
Oct 17, 2017
reporter CLOSED TOO WET!!
Aug 2, 2017 @ 12:15am
Aug 2, 2017
Some hilly parts ,exposed rocks on trail .,dry track
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11 |
Aug 2, 2017 @ 12:15am
Aug 2, 2017
Up The Backside, My City
87 |
Nov 9, 2016 @ 2:32am
Nov 9, 2016
Up The Backside, Townsville
84 |
Sep 16, 2016 @ 7:45pm
Sep 16, 2016
Up The Backside, Townsville
92 |
Sep 16, 2016 @ 7:42pm
Sep 16, 2016
Up The Backside, Townsville

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