Here is our Work In Progress for a future edition of the book. These are draft maps of new areas which in some cases have not yet been groundtruthed by us or vetted by land managers. Please do not rely upon these maps. We welcome feedback and suggestions!
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5km and 400m downhill in rainforest 60km NW of Cairns. The Strava record is just under 11 minutes at an average 31.4kph.
4km singletrack on easy terrain
World famous rainforest singletrack, as good as it gets
18km singletrack plus 7km of signed fire roads
13km open from Atherton to Rock Creek with 8km to Walkamin planned.
55km of purpose-built singletrack.
3km purpose-built singletrack in gentle terrain and good visibility and yes there are cassowaries found here
Purpose-built singletrack with a 23km circuit.
Another part of what was once known as the Whitsunday Great! Walk.
A challenging mountainous circuit once known as the Whitsunday Great! Walk.
Ideal beginner tracks with a few steps
2km of high quality blue level singletrack in private land available only to Whitsunday MTB Club members
Note that these trails are only available to members of the local club.
Opening in early June 2017
This area is locally known as Wondai State Forest.
5.5km of trails.
2.3km of trails, which may or may not be legal. This appears to be a rare patch of remnant Hoop Pine forest.
35km of fire roads and 3km of singletrack which may or may not be legal.
Two recommended routes of differing difficulty connecting the SBRT and the BVRT. Thanks to Paul at the BVRTUA and Tania at Yarraman Caravan Park for their assistance with this map.
Woondum State Forest is 8km SE of Gympie.
The route of Neilius's annual pilgrimage
Deer Reserve State Forest SW of Kilcoy is a mixture of plantation forest and bushland
The Kobble Creek area of D'Aguilar National Park is near Mt Glorious.
Here is the 7km section between Flinders Plum Picnic Area and the Mount Elliott Road entrance. The red dashed lines are trails or roads requiring more research.
Here is the 17km section between the Mount Elliott Road entrance and Mount Joyce. This section has not yet been established; parts go through private land and some trails have yet to be built.
Re-opened at last, we don't know about public access
2km of singletrack developed so far
40km of forest roads
7km of fire road through the dunes - good riding
At last it looks like some progress is being made with the NRRT with $6m allocated by the NSW government for the Tweed Shire section.