6.7 miles
Distance
1,162 ft
Climb
-1,162 ft
Descent
2,329 ft
High Point

RATING – ADVANCED
TIME – 45 TO 60 MINUTES

Loop 5 keeps to the Eastern side of Mt Stromlo and has all the ingredients of the toughest of Cross Country laps. After gently climbing away from the car park and arriving at blue gums, the trail peels off and heads UP seriously via Cardiac Climb, the climb built for Round 6 of the 2008 World Cup. Climbing to the Downhill Bridge, the trail then descends to Homeview Junction before turning North again and climbing the flanks of Mt Stromlo via Wombat Junction before sweeping back down through Wombat Junction again and a fast flowing ride back to the car park. This loop is only suitable for the more advanced rider due to the technical difficulty and arduous nature of the ride.

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Trails in Route

Papparazzi2,464 ft
Fencline1.1 miles
Cockatoo Switch Backs1.7 miles
Blue Gums577 ft
Cardiac Arrest1.3 miles
Luge1.8 miles
Wattle Happen614 ft
Blackberry Climb1,640 ft
Slant Six1.2 miles
Blue Tongue1.5 miles
Little Seymour3,127 ft
Willo Link2,300 ft
Breakout1.6 miles
Muck Raker4,626 ft
Old Duffy Descent1.2 miles

Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
More Stats for Loop 05 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,950 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,962 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,962 ft
  • Grade max
    -25.803%
  • Grade min
    24.368%
  • Distance climb
    3.2 miles
  • Distance down
    2.8 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,646 ft
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