1,876 ft
Distance
7 ft
Climb
-158 ft
Descent
01:28:05
Avg time

Skinny Track Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Closed for Winter
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    Forest & Fire Management Victoria

This old school hand-built trail drops steeply off Acheron Ridge straight to the car park, avoiding Spider Gully. It is skinny, steep, and off camber with exposed roots.

Access Info

From Melbourne, follow the Maroondah Highway to Buxton. Turn left onto Dyes Lane and follow the road for approximately 1 km. Cross the Acheron River and turn right to reach the trailhead and day visitor area. All trails are closed during the wetter months each year from the Tuesday after Queens Birthday weekend in June and re-open at the beginning of the September / October school holidays. This is to protect the track surface from erosion.

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More Stats for Skinny Track mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -151 ft
  • Altitude min
    904 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,054 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,054 ft
  • Altitude end
    904 ft
  • Grade
    -8.024%
  • Grade max
    -17.053%
  • Grade min
    6.245%
  • Distance climb
    153 ft
  • Distance down
    1,465 ft
  • Distance flat
    258 ft
  • Avg time
    01:28:05
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:04
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Status:
on Oct 1, 2017
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Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Skinny Track Trail Reports

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Oct 1, 2017 @ 1:42am
Oct 1, 2017
Sep 22, 2017 @ 1:24am
Sep 22, 2017
reporter Trail is now open
Jun 20, 2017 @ 2:23pm
Jun 20, 2017
CLOSED for winter. Reopening Saturday 23rd September 2017.
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