8 miles
1,592 ft
-1,592 ft
3,406 ft
High Point

Leave your swimmers and towel in the car at the Pooh bay trailhead (corner of Townsend St and Cobbin Cr) for use upon your return

This route is all about experiencing a variety of track while taking in some great views. The ride out makes use of the ease of ascent of the Jindabyne to Tyrolean singletrack bikobahn to get you within striking distance of the Tyrolean trig station. You start off with some meandering lakeside track before nearing the road to cross the dam wall which is an experience in itself. Check out the new spillway and note that the giant concrete sections are designed to end up downriver in a 1000 year flood. When crossing the dam do beware dogs, small children and windy days with the proximity to vehicles. Consider walking the old spillway if you are at all unsteady.

Tantalising lake views framed by eucalypts start up as you exit the dam wall area and continue, getting more spectacular as you climb and swing back lakeside for a second and then third time. As you near Tyrolean village turn right on to pink and the climb to the trig begins in ernest.

From the trig road saddle a brief ride or walk gets you an amazing views of the lake, town and surrounds.

Once you have seen enough time to bomb the bitchin downhill that is Three Lions with it's freefall berms. Hit Julio at the bottom while you consider how sick that was and whether another lap is warranted.

For those not wanting the black descent u can ride down Huff and Puff and rejoin your crew at the bottom. Recross the dam wall and feel the releiving cool of two pine forests. Then have a swim at the trailhead.

Pics at https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1kMz0YUe5Y53OHefUAJBodp_WxHQ64nRN?usp=sharing

Safety wise mobile phones work pretty much throughout and there is some access for emergency vehicles via powerline tracks. A snake bandage each is recommended in summer. U need 2 to immobilise a bite.

Local Trail Association
Jindabyne Trail Stewardship (www.jindabynetrailstewardship.org.au)
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      Mill Creek Trail
      Jul 13, 2019 @ 2:34am
      Jul 13, 2019
      Storm dropped a lot of branches. Removed the largest ones
      Three Lions
      Apr 13, 2019 @ 4:35am
      Apr 13, 2019
      Huff 'n Puff
      Mar 2, 2019 @ 2:14am
      Mar 2, 2019
      Whipper snipped lower section
      Missing Link
      Mar 2, 2019 @ 2:11am
      Mar 2, 2019
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      Mar 2, 2019 @ 2:04am
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