7.9 miles
Distance
443 ft
Climb
-3,481 ft
Descent
3,706 ft
High Point

Follow Big Bend trail until you reach East West trail, turn right and head north along East West, until the boom gate just before the Telstra tower. A final epic descent down Get Your Goat will get the blood pumping.

Detailed Description
Big Bender is a 8 mile moderately popular expert route located near Hobart. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 443 ft with a max elevation of 3,706 ft then descends -3,481 ft.
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4 Reviews & Comments

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shredlikeasir (Dec 6, 2021 at 10:47)
Looking at the video that's uploaded this appears to mostly be only fire trail and not necessarily single track mountain biking
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Sefo42069 (Jun 14, 2021 at 7:35)
Rode up it from dooleys Lane, first half of the accent is hidden and looks like its private as its between 2 driveways long way up and map is slightly off now due to construction, steep climb very technical when slippery from the top the zig zag trail is best as its a fast loose steep decent to talosa Park
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NiceGarry (Jul 22, 2018 at 16:12)
“Get your get your goat on”
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sbw1990 (May 16, 2016 at 4:00)
Rocks, wet rocks, rocks and more rocks.
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Trails in Route

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Big Bender mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -3,038 ft
  • Altitude min
    627 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,665 ft
  • Altitude end
    627 ft
  • Grade
    -7.3%
  • Grade max
    -75.9%
  • Grade min
    34.5%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,985 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Big Bend Fire Trail
Apr 20, 2022 @ 6:11pm
Apr 20, 2022
Seems like the trail works are completed. Surface is currently a smooth fire trail.
Get Your Goat
Jan 18, 2021 @ 10:05pm
Jan 18, 2021
The trail ends at a private property that has a gate with a sign saying keep out. You will need to proceed past this sign onto someones property for the last 300 meters to get back to the road.
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