23.1 miles
Distance
2,147 ft
Climb
-2,149 ft
Descent
548 ft
High Point

Starting from the top of the Gorge, down to the tank area and back up to the top again

Detailed Description
Plenty Gorge down and up again is a 23 mile less popular intermediate route located near Melbourne. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction. This route includes 51 trails. This route climbs 2,147 ft with a max elevation of 548 ft then descends -2,149 ft.
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Plenty Gorge Mountain Bike Club (plentygorgemtb.org.au)
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25 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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andyvb (Jan 11, 2022 at 16:15)
Trail Myxomatosis
The trail has been smoothed out pretty dramatically. A shame to lose some of the tech features, but it’s a lot less hectic now
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andyvb (Jan 11, 2022 at 16:15)
Trail Myxomatosis
The trail has been smoothed out pretty dramatically. A shame to lose some of the tech features, but it’s a lot less hectic now
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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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bodarville (Oct 4, 2020 at 18:33)
Trail Fullstop
Time for a haircut on the final riverside section.
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mtbrides01 (Sep 16, 2020 at 17:34)
Trail Monsenpevele
Good challenge and workout over rocks
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NicFathom1 (Aug 11, 2020 at 17:54)
Trail Myxomatosis
Pissing out blood if your on a hard tail ????
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NicFathom1 (Aug 11, 2020 at 17:54)
Trail Myxomatosis
Pissing out blood if your on a hard tail ????
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Paynekiller (May 16, 2020 at 8:48)
Trail Daydreaming
Would recommend that beginners don't turn off Nioka Bush Camp Rd, head up to the camp and around instead.
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Paynekiller (May 16, 2020 at 8:48)
Trail Daydreaming
Would recommend that beginners don't turn off Nioka Bush Camp Rd, head up to the camp and around instead.
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Paynekiller (May 16, 2020 at 8:48)
Trail Daydreaming
Would recommend that beginners don't turn off Nioka Bush Camp Rd, head up to the camp and around instead.
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Paynekiller (May 16, 2020 at 8:48)
Trail Daydreaming
Would recommend that beginners don't turn off Nioka Bush Camp Rd, head up to the camp and around instead.
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Paynekiller (May 16, 2020 at 8:48)
Trail Daydreaming
Would recommend that beginners don't turn off Nioka Bush Camp Rd, head up to the camp and around instead.
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gnarterrorist (Jan 23, 2020 at 17:52)
Trail BooBoo
Tree down in single track.
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alintam (Dec 22, 2019 at 1:36)
Overgrown and parts of the trail are eroding off of cliffs.
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alintam (Dec 22, 2019 at 1:36)
Overgrown and parts of the trail are eroding off of cliffs.
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alintam (Dec 22, 2019 at 1:34)
Trail Black Snake
Very overgrown and parts of the trail are eroding off of cliffs/shoulders are very soft on the edges of cliffs.
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alintam (Dec 22, 2019 at 1:34)
Trail Black Snake
Very overgrown and parts of the trail are eroding off of cliffs/shoulders are very soft on the edges of cliffs.
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alintam (Dec 22, 2019 at 1:34)
Trail Black Snake
Very overgrown and parts of the trail are eroding off of cliffs/shoulders are very soft on the edges of cliffs.
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Fyffy (Dec 20, 2018 at 20:29)
Trail Insomniac
Developers have put a fence across the track in the back corner of the estate still passable but difficult
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Fyffy (Dec 20, 2018 at 20:29)
Trail Insomniac
Developers have put a fence across the track in the back corner of the estate still passable but difficult
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cmb50 (Jun 2, 2018 at 7:17)
Trail BooBoo
Trail fairies have been hard at work here - nice job.
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ken-oath (Oct 31, 2017 at 2:25)
One of the best!
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Trails in Route

Insomniac2 miles
Powermax2,766 ft
Bullwinkle1,050 ft
BooBoo2,385 ft
Letteropener2,326 ft
Fauxdeer1,841 ft
Fore2,037 ft
Encinoman1,621 ft
Fullstop650 ft
HalfStop1,096 ft
Bunjil1,040 ft
Cooee3,625 ft
Mindfield3,510 ft
Stuchberrys1,119 ft
Daydreaming4,062 ft
Burn the Witch4,980 ft
Black Snake2,694 ft
Myxomatosis1,811 ft
Myxomatosis4,098 ft
The Long & Winding Trail1,923 ft
Connector738 ft
Ozymandias2,448 ft
Gorgeous George2,579 ft
Gorgeous LINK666 ft
UP1,716 ft
Morning Glory // Afternoon Delight2,835 ft
Glass Onion3,399 ft
Link4,823 ft
Black Snake1,385 ft
Burn the Witch4,980 ft
Daydreaming1,860 ft
Jeebus4,803 ft
Gnarnia2,041 ft
Monsenpevele3,228 ft
Wholelottarosie4,321 ft
Thylacine1 mile
M A G M A T I K1 mile

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Ridelogs
    9
More Stats for Plenty Gorge down and up again mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    236 ft
  • Altitude start
    535 ft
  • Altitude end
    531 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -39.5%
  • Grade min
    41.3%
  • Distance climb
    10 miles
  • Distance down
    10 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

statustraildateconditiondescription
The Long & Winding Trail
Aug 2, 2022 @ 11:23pm
Aug 2, 2022
UP
Aug 2, 2022 @ 11:23pm
Aug 2, 2022
Logs placed across the track at various points
Glass Onion
Aug 2, 2022 @ 11:23pm
Aug 2, 2022
Logs across track at a few points
Morning Glory // Afternoon Delight
Aug 2, 2022 @ 11:23pm
Aug 2, 2022
Some tossers have wrecked big chunks of this track. Logs across, and big ruts cut across the track at the g outs and the bottom of the g outs has been taken away.
Ozymandias
May 14, 2022 @ 10:49pm
May 14, 2022
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