2 miles
Distance
701 ft
Climb
-174 ft
Descent
3,026 ft
High Point

Details

  • Riding area
    Craigieburn Trails
    Castle Hill
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Season
    Oct-Apr
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes
  • Year Opened
    2017
  • OSM Way

Intended to separate uphill traffic outbound from Castle Hill Village from downhill inbound, this purpose built track is an enjoyable and family-friendly ride up through the Thomas Bush beech forest, bringing you out higher on Long Spur with stunning views from there across the Castle Hill Basin.
Forms part of a great short 40-min loop ride from Castle Hill Village.

Access Info

Park at the carpark at the Castle Hill Village end of the Hogs Back Track, head 50 metres up the Water Intake road past the downhill exit from the original Hogs Back Track. Follow your nose...

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Hogs Back "Easy Out" mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    527 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,496 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,496 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,023 ft
  • Grade
    5.787%
  • Grade max
    -22.904%
  • Grade min
    34.236%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2,809 ft
  • Distance flat
    879 ft
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Status:
on Mar 14, 2018
Dry
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Hogs Back "Easy Out" Trail Reports

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Mar 14, 2018
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Hogs Back Short Loop
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