11 miles
1,760 ft
-1,761 ft
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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Trails in Route


  • AKA
    Diggers Loop
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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
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    5,117 ft
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  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Minty Badger
Feb 16, 2018 @ 3:03pm
1 days
Moved a lot if the rubbish around this fallen tree, easy to get over with your bike, still needs about 10 minutes easy chainsaw work to complete the job.
Highway to Hill
Feb 14, 2018 @ 6:59pm
3 days
Tree removed by B.V......just before Northern Fire Trail.
Diggers Decline
Feb 14, 2018 @ 6:59pm
3 days
Tree removed by B.V. ......about a third the way down.
Shack Track
Feb 8, 2018 @ 11:53am
Feb 8, 2018
Whacked bracket on the up and went down carcass 29/1/2018
Blackwood Boulevard
Dec 31, 2017 @ 10:41pm
Dec 31, 2017
Whipper Snipper below Nthn firetrail
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