5,272 ft
Distance
424 ft
Climb
-389 ft
Descent
00:10:00
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Whiptail Trail
  • Greg McLindon
    since 2013
    Maintainer
  • Aneta George
    since 2013
    Maintainer
  • Bevan Hooper
    since 2016
    Maintainer
  • past supporters

  • Chris Rockemer
    2016
    Maintainer
  • McLean Solutions
    2013
    Builder
  • Trevor Smith
    2009
    Builder

Whiptail 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
    Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2009

Swerving, flowy singletrack, first part old-school hand built. Other part wider, machine built.

Access Info

Traverse back from Quattro Gusti junction, passing thru Keelback, and connecting with The Hump trail hub

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Whiptail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    35 ft
  • Altitude min
    310 ft
  • Altitude max
    472 ft
  • Altitude start
    383 ft
  • Altitude end
    418 ft
  • Grade
    0.669%
  • Grade max
    -31.137%
  • Grade min
    37.061%
  • Distance climb
    2,240 ft
  • Distance down
    2,998 ft
  • Distance flat
    35 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:00
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:23
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Status:
on Mar 31, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (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 whiptail-33752 trailhead (-19.327020, 146.746000)
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Whiptail Trail Reports

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Mar 31, 2018 @ 1:46am
Mar 31, 2018
reporter Northern end is all good
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.
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Jul 9, 2017 @ 6:43pm
Jul 9, 2017
Whiptail, My City

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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