59.2 miles
Distance
6,770 ft
Climb
-6,226 ft
Descent
1,907 ft
High Point
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The new 100km Odyssey course starts in Apollo Bay and finishes at Forrest Recreation Reserve.Note, some sections in the first 25km traverse private property. Please do NOT ride these sections of the course in training/practice. These sections can be easily detoured by using Wild Dog Rd. The first 40km has big climbs and big descents on a variety of gravel roads and 4WD tracks. The final 60km is almost entirely fun but challenging single track that will test every riders skills and concentration
Further event details at https://otwayodyssey.rapidascent.com.au/

Detailed Description
2021 Otway Odyssey 100KM Race is a 59 mile intermediate race route located near Forrest. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 6,770 ft with a max elevation of 1,907 ft then descends -6,226 ft.
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15 Reviews & Comments

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Charlie2018 (Nov 16, 2021 at 4:30)
Trail Red Carpet
One of the best, most fun flowy tracks I’ve ever ridden.
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inefficiency (Oct 4, 2021 at 16:57)
Trail Grass Trees
Pretty XC at the start with lots of logs to get over.
Nice flowy berm and jump section towards the last third of the trail- very fun, but unfortunately doesn't last long.
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huck-yeah (Dec 8, 2020 at 2:53)
By far the best trail in Yaugher and the only trail in the area that you might consider riding your enduro instead of your xc bike. Would be nice to see some gap jumps & larger drops built into this trail to challenge the more advanced riders.
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inefficiency (Oct 12, 2020 at 21:59)
Probably the best trail up at Yaugher. There's a bit of work involved early on, but the berms are great once you reach them.
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Rhinosackthegreat (Mar 8, 2020 at 19:26)
Trail J2
Not that flowy although there are some decent features
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Rhinosackthegreat (Mar 8, 2020 at 19:23)
Trail Grass Trees
Lots of tech. If that's what you are into this isn't he trail for you. If not, well, you will probably hate this trail. Mariners Run is probably for you
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Rhinosackthegreat (Mar 8, 2020 at 19:20)
Absolutely love it. Cool features. Nice flow
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OTBPRO (Mar 8, 2020 at 19:15)
Trail Grass Trees
TBH I probably wouldn’t ride this if you have any interest in speed or flow. The trail is pure tech. Just bypass it entirely and move straight on to Mariner’s Run
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JayGlenMelb (Jan 20, 2020 at 13:53)
Trail J2
Was hoping for more flow given the description. A few well placed berms and jumps could definitely at to the trail.
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pablopacific (Oct 7, 2019 at 3:09)
More of an XC trail. A couple of small jumps but nothing too serious. Good for switchback practice.
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Simonbowker (Mar 11, 2019 at 4:06)
Best trail in Forrest.. a bit of everything and never a dull moment
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CasualTEA (Mar 9, 2019 at 21:11)
Trail J2
Trail map claims this is a flowing decent trail. Hardly any decent or flow. One for the Lycra clad Strava heroes.
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Lachied098 (Oct 19, 2018 at 15:10)
Great trail love the mini jumps to
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mountainbiker-tom (Nov 11, 2015 at 14:26)
Trail Grass Trees
Track with lots of obstacles like jumps and log rides and great fun
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mountainbiker-tom (Nov 11, 2015 at 14:24)
Trail Red Carpet
Awesome track. The most descending track in Forrest.
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Route Sections

1 Timed KOM Section
  • 5 miles distance
  • 911 ft climb
  • -6 ft descent
2 Red Carpet Descent Timed Section
  • 2 miles distance
  • 94 ft climb
  • -602 ft descent

Trails in Route

Red Carpet4,721 ft
Grass Trees1 mile
Marriners Run3 miles
J22 miles
Vista4 miles

Details

  • Race Course
  • Race Date
    Saturday February 20, 2021 at 07:30am
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for 2021 Otway Odyssey 100KM Race mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    543 ft
  • Altitude min
    15 ft
  • Altitude start
    15 ft
  • Altitude end
    558 ft
  • Grade
    0.2%
  • Grade max
    -37.1%
  • Grade min
    47.4%
  • Distance climb
    29 miles
  • Distance down
    25 miles
  • Distance flat
    5 miles
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2020 Otway Odyssey – 100km mtb marathon in...
2020 Otway Odyssey – 100km mtb marathon in Forrest
trail: Red Carpet
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Dad's big over-the-bars crash
Dad's big over-the-bars crash
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Luckily he walked away from this crash with nothing more than a few scrapes & cuts on his chin, knee & elbows (as well as a damaged ego).

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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J2
Dec 1, 2022 @ 6:54pm
3 days
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Vista
Dec 1, 2022 @ 6:54pm
3 days
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Grass Trees
Dec 1, 2022 @ 6:54pm
3 days
Top section still very wet. Avoid please. reporter
Marriners Run
Dec 1, 2022 @ 6:53pm
3 days
Extremely wet. Riding will cause damage. Please avoid reporter
Red Carpet
Nov 6, 2022 @ 2:42am
Nov 6, 2022
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