36.4 miles
Distance
3,879 ft
Climb
-3,896 ft
Descent
1,626 ft
High Point

500 above loop with a double of riders creed

Detailed Description
500 Above Loop is a 36 mile moderately popular easy route located near Ipswich. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 39 trails. This route climbs 3,879 ft with a max elevation of 1,626 ft then descends -3,896 ft.
Bike Park

17 Reviews & Comments

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M0WD03 (Sep 12, 2021 at 1:46)
Did the EPIC on this the other day. Its in top condition, its been resurfaced and is what I called perfect. Well done HVAP and thank you.
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M0WD03 (Sep 12, 2021 at 1:46)
Did the EPIC on this the other day. Its in top condition, its been resurfaced and is what I called perfect. Well done HVAP and thank you.
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M0WD03 (Sep 12, 2021 at 1:46)
Did the EPIC on this the other day. Its in top condition, its been resurfaced and is what I called perfect. Well done HVAP and thank you.
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Cubumba (Nov 1, 2020 at 21:31)
Trail Treedom
Best downhill trail in HVAP so far out of the 41 km loop
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Steveba (Sep 13, 2020 at 3:26)
Feels flatter than the numbers suggest but I guess after the shuttle runs everything else seems a bit ho hum.
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Steveba (Sep 13, 2020 at 3:26)
Feels flatter than the numbers suggest but I guess after the shuttle runs everything else seems a bit ho hum.
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Steveba (Sep 13, 2020 at 3:26)
Feels flatter than the numbers suggest but I guess after the shuttle runs everything else seems a bit ho hum.
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Steveba (Sep 13, 2020 at 3:22)
Trail 007
Not sure how this gets rated blue. Pretty fast with a nice finish.
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Irondad737 (May 23, 2020 at 22:31)
In gr8 condition atm. Rocky. Some loose stuff.
Delivered awesome high speed flow as always
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Irondad737 (May 23, 2020 at 22:31)
In gr8 condition atm. Rocky. Some loose stuff.
Delivered awesome high speed flow as always
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Irondad737 (May 23, 2020 at 22:31)
In gr8 condition atm. Rocky. Some loose stuff.
Delivered awesome high speed flow as always
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CharlieBrown1973 (Apr 14, 2020 at 19:58)
Trail Treedom
Some great flow with a few rocky sections. Easy downhill ride.
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CharlieBrown1973 (Apr 14, 2020 at 19:56)
Trail 500 Above
Love this trail! New fav in SE Qld. Fast and flowing with a few technical rock sections. First on the trail clears the spider webs though. Beautiful scenery with great views.
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CarlMutz (Oct 2, 2019 at 19:03)
Trail Dodgem
Difficult for child
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Benquinn906 (Aug 25, 2019 at 0:47)
Trail Aeroplane
This is an access rd from the skills park, going past plane sailing and to rock bottom.
Def not a blue trail
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Smifsun (Nov 1, 2018 at 4:28)
Trail Treedom
Very angry magpie at the end of trail. It clocked my helmet 3 good times.
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tinnedspicedham (Aug 31, 2018 at 16:52)
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Trails in Route

Happy Gilmore1 mile
0071 mile
Dodgem3,005 ft
Western Creek4,957 ft
Dandy's2 miles
Yowie676 ft
Intervention3 miles
Devine3 miles
Riders Creed3 miles
Access Road1,260 ft
Gorgeous3,950 ft
Access to Hitch1 mile
Hitch4,495 ft
500 Above4 miles
Family Valley2 miles
Access Road2,385 ft
Riders Creed3 miles
Treedom2 miles
Access Road1,893 ft
Access Road5,102 ft
Access Road440 ft
Fairy Wren5,016 ft
Aeroplane1,821 ft
Plane Sailing1 mile
Access Road4,370 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for 500 Above Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    345 ft
  • Altitude start
    458 ft
  • Altitude end
    443 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -35.6%
  • Grade min
    51.7%
  • Distance climb
    16 miles
  • Distance down
    16 miles
  • Distance flat
    5 miles
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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500 Above
Nov 7, 2022 @ 4:40pm
Nov 7, 2022
Fresh sections after fixing up some of the rough/washed out areas of trail that are now very soft and dusty
Fairy Wren
Nov 3, 2022 @ 3:02pm
Nov 3, 2022
No issues
007
Aug 2, 2022 @ 6:06pm
Aug 2, 2022
Little loose in 1 spot. It's signed
Dodgem
Aug 2, 2022 @ 6:06pm
Aug 2, 2022
Plane Sailing
Jul 23, 2022 @ 4:43pm
Jul 23, 2022
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