2 miles
Distance
755 ft
Climb
-328 ft
Descent
00:26:31
Avg time
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Middle Earth Details

  • Riding area
    Fox Creek
    Adelaide
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    ForestrySA

Roughly 6km of climbing and traversing on Green Circle level surfaces. Depending on fitness it may take 25 to 60 mins depending on pace and how many times you stop to soak up the views.

Built by Nick Bowman and IMBA Australia in 2013. Thanks to Shane Rogers, Andrew Byrne and Alex Bowman

Currently maintained by the Human Projectiles and Nick Bowman's trail company Destination Trails Pty Ltd

Access Info

Head up "The Guts" vehicle track from the Fox Creek Road Car Park (that's west). Turn right onto "Lone Gum" vehicle track then quick left... big sign on the left!!!! do not ride up the steep fire track... use the contour trail on the left!!!

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More Stats for Middle Earth mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    427 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,339 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,768 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,339 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,767 ft
  • Grade
    3.57%
  • Grade max
    -19.879%
  • Grade min
    29.235%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    3,349 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,028 ft
  • Avg time
    00:26:31
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on Jun 18, 2017
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Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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Middle Earth Trail Reports

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Jun 18, 2017 @ 7:29pm
Jun 18, 2017
Mar 14, 2017 @ 3:10am
Mar 14, 2017
at the bottom there is a Small tree down across trail, can ride over or around small landslide at bottom, easy to grt around
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1 Review & Comments

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flag CorrodedBreed (Oct 29, 2017 at 4:41)
 The places this trail will take you through is incredible. Starting in the valley surrounded by the ferns and humidity, taking you up to dry bushfire scarred scrublands along well manicured trails.
A must visit.
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