2,567 ft
Distance
87 ft
Climb
-143 ft
Descent
00:04:47
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
    #31346 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • 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 bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -57 ft
  • Altitude min
    380 ft
  • Altitude max
    471 ft
  • Altitude start
    437 ft
  • Altitude end
    380 ft
  • Grade
    -2.224%
  • Grade max
    -20.674%
  • Grade min
    20.088%
  • Distance climb
    769 ft
  • Distance down
    1,524 ft
  • Distance flat
    253 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:47
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:28
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Status:
on Dec 19, 2018
Wet
Avg: 3.35 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Upper Blue Ring Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Dec 19, 2018 @ 2:56pm
      Dec 19, 2018
      reporter Open with caution
      Dec 11, 2018 @ 4:35am
      Dec 11, 2018
      reporter Trails Closed - Too Wet!
      Dec 11, 2018 @ 4:34am
      Dec 11, 2018
      reporter Trails Closed - Too Wet!
      Nov 3, 2018 @ 1:49pm
      Nov 3, 2018
      reporter Darren eckfords favourite trail
      Sep 18, 2018 @ 12:04am
      Sep 18, 2018
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 10 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 191 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 3,990 rides
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      Routes with this trail

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

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