10.6 miles
Distance
1,760 ft
Climb
-1,761 ft
Descent
1,837 ft
High Point

Start with a climb up the first section of our Green Loop "Shack track" followed by a long steady climb up "Highway to Hill" which uses sections of old Mining race, Once you reach the top, have a breather then get set for fantastic 7km descent down Blackwood Boulevard and Digger's Decline before returning to base with a traverse along "Minty Badger" which follows another old Mining Race.

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Details

  • AKA
    Diggers Loop
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Yack Red Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,185 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,197 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,196 ft
  • Grade
    -0.001%
  • Grade max
    -21.093%
  • Grade min
    22.675%
  • Distance climb
    4.8 miles
  • Distance down
    4.8 miles
  • Distance flat
    5,117 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Blackwood Boulevard
Feb 16, 2017 @ 8:49pm
Feb 16, 2017
One caution one MTB and one set of prohibition plates needed at the crossing of the unnamed track before Finlays Spur Track and at Finlays itself.
Highway to Hill
Feb 16, 2017 @ 8:43pm
Feb 16, 2017
One caution one MTB and one set of prohibition plates needed at crossing of Northern Fire Trail
Minty Badger
Feb 16, 2017 @ 8:22pm
Feb 16, 2017
A Caution and MTB plates needed at Nine Acre Track crossing.
Diggers Decline
Feb 12, 2017 @ 2:28pm
Feb 12, 2017
Large tree down across trail, blocking trail. It seems to mostly be crown rather than trunk. It's in the newest section of track towards the top of that part, well above the low underpass tree.
Shack Track
Feb 3, 2017 @ 5:42pm
Feb 3, 2017
Sprayed from trail head on the up track as far as the gravel pit
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