6.4 miles
Distance
1,146 ft
Climb
-1,149 ft
Descent
01:48:19
Avg time
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Stonefly Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #10292 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #3847 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in E-Biking
  • Land Manager

Located on Mt Stirling, Stonefly is the iconic wilderness loop. Don’t let the modest 10kms fool you, the ride packs in a lot more than the map suggests. A long and sustained climb delivers the riders to the Bluff Spur Memorial Hut just below the Mt Stirling Summit, before hitting a long, technical, and rewarding descendent.

Bike Park

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Stonefly mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -3 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,601 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,437 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,604 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,600 ft
  • Grade max
    -78.2%
  • Grade min
    34.6%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,090 ft
  • Avg time
    01:48:19
  • Avg reverse time
    02:14:07
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Status:
on May 12, 2022
Wet
Avg: 4.25 (8 votes)
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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      Stonefly Trail Reports

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      May 12, 2022 @ 4:14pm
      May 12, 2022
      Bike Park Closed for season come back next season
      Apr 21, 2022 @ 2:20am
      Apr 21, 2022
      Part of the steep climb has been renewed taking out some of the tough technical climbing. The descent after Stirling has been redone and is...
      Jan 15, 2022 @ 5:23pm
      Jan 15, 2022
      Open all fine apart from the odd little tree down.
      Nov 15, 2021 @ 6:48pm
      Nov 15, 2021
      Currently closed, likely opening is for early December 2021
      Apr 25, 2021 @ 7:17pm
      Apr 25, 2021
      Bike Park now closed for Winter 2021.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 114 rides
      • 28 miles avg distance
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      • 787 rides
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      Jul 28, 2021 @ 3:33pm
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      kingerz55 (Jan 15, 2022 at 17:35)
       Be VERY careful to start this trail the right way (go clockwise) from Howqua Gap, where the signs are confusing and lead many to start the wrong way. There are about 9 trails leading out of the gap. You should be leading close to the Circuit Rd and see a creek washing over flagstones very soon after starting. Check your app to make sure.
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      youtuber Stonefly – Bike Buller
      14:02 | 114 | Jan 15, 2022 , Mt Buller
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