4,814 ft
Distance
329 ft
Climb
-275 ft
Descent
00:09:52
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

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • 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
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #16097 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 55 in Hiking
  • 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

More Stats for Whiptail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    54 ft
  • Altitude min
    308 ft
  • Altitude max
    465 ft
  • Altitude start
    380 ft
  • Altitude end
    435 ft
  • Grade
    1.131%
  • Grade max
    -25.332%
  • Grade min
    36.794%
  • Distance climb
    2,304 ft
  • Distance down
    2,364 ft
  • Distance flat
    145 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:52
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:23
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Status:
on May 25, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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

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

  • 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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Whiptail Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      May 25, 2019 @ 4:56pm
      May 25, 2019
      reporter Needs trim, rideable.
      May 10, 2019 @ 4:39pm
      May 10, 2019
      reporter
      Apr 2, 2019 @ 10:43pm
      Apr 2, 2019
      reporter
      Mar 26, 2019 @ 5:05pm
      Mar 26, 2019
      reporter CLOSED TOO WET
      Mar 24, 2019 @ 12:10am
      Mar 24, 2019
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 145 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 4,938 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      3 |
      Apr 18, 2019 @ 6:04pm
      Apr 18, 2019
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      Apr 18, 2019 @ 6:04pm
      Apr 18, 2019
      14 |
      Dec 26, 2018 @ 11:50am
      Dec 26, 2018
      11 |
      Jul 9, 2017 @ 6:43pm
      Jul 9, 2017

      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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