2,455 ft
Distance
78 ft
Climb
-133 ft
Descent
00:04:58
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Upper Blue Ring Trail
  • Steve Clarke
    since 2013
    Maintainer
  • Kim Clarke
    since 2013
    Maintainer
  • Graham Ward
    since 2016
    Maintainer

Upper Blue Ring Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Apr-Dec
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2007
  • Land Manager

Old school single track, with tight climbing turns, rock armoured sections and solid wooden bridges.

Access Info

Connects JCU Summit trail junction to Quattro Gusti trail junction.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Upper Blue Ring mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -54 ft
  • Altitude min
    382 ft
  • Altitude max
    471 ft
  • Altitude start
    437 ft
  • Altitude end
    383 ft
  • Grade
    -2.213%
  • Grade max
    -18.708%
  • Grade min
    22.662%
  • Distance climb
    813 ft
  • Distance down
    1,494 ft
  • Distance flat
    119 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:58
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:28
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Status:
on Mar 30, 2018
Variable
Avg: 3.35 (3 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to upper-blue-ring trailhead (-19.329330, 146.749030)
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Upper Blue Ring Trail Reports

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Mar 30, 2018 @ 5:19am
Mar 30, 2018
reporter Open with caution, please use common sense and walk wet or muddy parts. Please update trail forks.
Mar 25, 2018 @ 8:37pm
Mar 25, 2018
reporter Trails closed, too wet. Still bucketing down.
Mar 6, 2018 @ 1:46am
Mar 6, 2018
reporter Open with caution, please avoid soft spots and report and damage or trails that need avoiding.
Mar 1, 2018 @ 2:12am
Mar 1, 2018
reporter Douglas CLOSED until further notice, please stay off. damage, erosion and potential dangerous conditions.
Feb 23, 2018 @ 3:16am
Feb 23, 2018
reporter Douglas CLOSED until further notice, more than 25 mm of rain needs full day of sun to dry out, check black weir rain gauge and trail forks for...
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Routes with this trail

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2018 XCM National Champs Course
10 miles
2015 Targa Townsville race
53 miles
Targa 2016 - Douglas Stage race
8 miles

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