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Bathurst XC stage 1

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Stage 1 of the XC loop.
There is not much in the way of trees so it's a bit exposed to the weather and any excursion off track is flirting with flats from a tire full of catheads but it is heaps of fun.

Starts up a little hill on wide track then take the second left (arrowed) into the single track. Over the rock roll over and some other artificial obstacles and it's like a mini flow track across the back and down to the bottom.

Back onto wide track and up the the center climb. It's such a deceptive little climb, almost flat but it hurts so much at race pace.

Snake trails

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A fun bit of trail with some pinches and some flow.

At the time of writing this trail is only just roughed in

Python trail

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Clockwise you get a fast Dh with some techi off camber.
Anti clockwise it's nice little climb to open the lungs up

Rags To Rich's

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Rags to Rich's.

Clockwise from the train line up to the Bicentennial trail is a tough little climb.
1 or 2 tight corners but mostly wide open stuff. No long climbs some short pinchy stuff and false flat.

Anti clockwise the trail transforms into a fast open, off chamber grinfest

Single Track

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Enduro Loop (Middle section)

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This is the middle section of the enduro loop

Can be done as a loop on it's own in either direction (I think it flows better clockwise)
or used to get to other stuff further out.

Off roads

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The off roads are a bit of a short cut down the back side of Hassans to the Vale road. Loose and rocky in places

The Ewok Forest

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The one dates from the early 80s.

It was christened the Ewok forest after some movie but before "Ewok" became synonymous with elevated north shore trails.

The Pottery Track

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The Pottery trail is a nice run, a little straight but a bit more full on than the Gun club.

A short steep up hill breaks it up a little. Steeper and rockier than most of the other trails on the reserve

Channel 6

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Ch6.

A great introduction to Hassas Walls single trail (though a little over grown at the time of writing)

A tight and twisty start gets faster and steeper as you near the end of the ridge.

You pop out onto the fire rd a couple of time. At the end of the ridge head back in to the left before the tower and brace yourself for the infamous Ch6 rock garden.

High right to start and thread you way back to towards the center. If you make it though take the high right turn.

A long fast straight filled with Hwalls baby heads follows then it down left and into the maze.

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