16.7 miles
Distance
2,256 ft
Climb
-2,256 ft
Descent
504 ft
High Point

Loop starting at the Yellow Gum carpark.
PG blue can get difficult, but nothing too crazy.

~25km
~1000m elev.

Detailed Description
PG Sampler Loop is a 17 mile less popular intermediate route located near Melbourne. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 77 trails. This route climbs 2,256 ft with a max elevation of 504 ft then descends -2,256 ft.
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46 Reviews & Comments

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Lewi922 (May 1, 2022 at 21:22)
New section. Bit loose. Thanks to the trail fairies. Rides great.
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Lewi922 (May 1, 2022 at 21:22)
New section. Bit loose. Thanks to the trail fairies. Rides great.
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martinious (Feb 17, 2022 at 22:26)
Trail In The Dog
Does not follow alignment shown on TF
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martinious (Feb 17, 2022 at 22:26)
Trail In The Dog
Does not follow alignment shown on TF
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martinious (Feb 17, 2022 at 22:26)
Trail In The Dog
Does not follow alignment shown on TF
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ali76 (Aug 27, 2021 at 19:39)
This section of trail has been deliberately blocked by tree branches
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ali76 (Aug 27, 2021 at 19:39)
This section of trail has been deliberately blocked by tree branches
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ali76 (Aug 27, 2021 at 22:04)
Update on above comment, a small section has been re-routed and the old section covered with branches/ This is a great trail overall
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ali76 (Aug 27, 2021 at 22:04)
Update on above comment, a small section has been re-routed and the old section covered with branches/ This is a great trail overall
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makkapakka1 (Jul 31, 2021 at 0:38)
Cool hidden gem short tech track with a few gnarly climbs.
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makkapakka1 (Jul 31, 2021 at 0:38)
Cool hidden gem short tech track with a few gnarly climbs.
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makkapakka1 (Jul 31, 2021 at 0:29)
One of the best tracks in central gorge! super flowy and at a few stages a little tech spice, a great little track no major issues only minor erosion. would recommend.
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makkapakka1 (Jul 31, 2021 at 0:29)
One of the best tracks in central gorge! super flowy and at a few stages a little tech spice, a great little track no major issues only minor erosion. would recommend.
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makkapakka1 (Jul 31, 2021 at 0:29)
One of the best tracks in central gorge! super flowy and at a few stages a little tech spice, a great little track no major issues only minor erosion. would recommend.
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makkapakka1 (Jul 31, 2021 at 0:29)
One of the best tracks in central gorge! super flowy and at a few stages a little tech spice, a great little track no major issues only minor erosion. would recommend.
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makkapakka1 (Jul 31, 2021 at 0:29)
One of the best tracks in central gorge! super flowy and at a few stages a little tech spice, a great little track no major issues only minor erosion. would recommend.
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makkapakka1 (Jul 31, 2021 at 0:29)
One of the best tracks in central gorge! super flowy and at a few stages a little tech spice, a great little track no major issues only minor erosion. would recommend.
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makkapakka1 (Jul 31, 2021 at 0:29)
One of the best tracks in central gorge! super flowy and at a few stages a little tech spice, a great little track no major issues only minor erosion. would recommend.
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makkapakka1 (Jul 31, 2021 at 0:29)
One of the best tracks in central gorge! super flowy and at a few stages a little tech spice, a great little track no major issues only minor erosion. would recommend.
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makkapakka1 (Jul 31, 2021 at 0:29)
One of the best tracks in central gorge! super flowy and at a few stages a little tech spice, a great little track no major issues only minor erosion. would recommend.
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makkapakka1 (Jul 31, 2021 at 0:29)
One of the best tracks in central gorge! super flowy and at a few stages a little tech spice, a great little track no major issues only minor erosion. would recommend.
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makkapakka1 (Jul 31, 2021 at 0:29)
One of the best tracks in central gorge! super flowy and at a few stages a little tech spice, a great little track no major issues only minor erosion. would recommend.
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danthemann (Jul 13, 2021 at 2:14)
Rather steep for a blue, particularly into the bridge
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danthemann (Jul 13, 2021 at 2:14)
Rather steep for a blue, particularly into the bridge
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danthemann (Jul 13, 2021 at 2:14)
Rather steep for a blue, particularly into the bridge
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danthemann (Jul 13, 2021 at 2:14)
Rather steep for a blue, particularly into the bridge
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danthemann (Jul 13, 2021 at 2:14)
Rather steep for a blue, particularly into the bridge
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danthemann (Jul 13, 2021 at 2:14)
Rather steep for a blue, particularly into the bridge
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danthemann (Jul 13, 2021 at 2:14)
Rather steep for a blue, particularly into the bridge
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danthemann (Jul 13, 2021 at 2:14)
Rather steep for a blue, particularly into the bridge
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danthemann (Jul 13, 2021 at 2:14)
Rather steep for a blue, particularly into the bridge
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danthemann (Jul 13, 2021 at 2:14)
Rather steep for a blue, particularly into the bridge
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danthemann (Jul 13, 2021 at 2:14)
Rather steep for a blue, particularly into the bridge
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NicFathom1 (Aug 10, 2020 at 20:49)
Trail In The Dog
Not sure what happened to this track but parts just Disappear
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NicFathom1 (Aug 10, 2020 at 20:49)
Trail In The Dog
Not sure what happened to this track but parts just Disappear
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NicFathom1 (Aug 10, 2020 at 20:49)
Trail In The Dog
Not sure what happened to this track but parts just Disappear
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Cb8tty (Apr 22, 2020 at 22:55)
Trail Betty Bell
Fun
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Cb8tty (Apr 22, 2020 at 22:55)
Trail Betty Bell
Fun
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Cb8tty (Apr 22, 2020 at 22:55)
Trail Betty Bell
Fun
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Cb8tty (Apr 22, 2020 at 22:55)
Trail Betty Bell
Fun
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Cb8tty (Apr 22, 2020 at 22:55)
Trail Betty Bell
Fun
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Cb8tty (Apr 22, 2020 at 22:55)
Trail Betty Bell
Fun
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ken-oath (Oct 31, 2017 at 2:25)
One of the best!
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ken-oath (Oct 31, 2017 at 2:25)
One of the best!
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ken-oath (Oct 31, 2017 at 2:25)
One of the best!
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ken-oath (Oct 31, 2017 at 2:25)
One of the best!
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    85
More Stats for PG Sampler Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    182 ft
  • Altitude start
    387 ft
  • Altitude end
    387 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -34.5%
  • Grade min
    48.7%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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