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Perimeter Trail 1 - Start to Durumbil   (2.18km)

Terrey HillsLast Update: 7/1/2013
Some trail names are made up, if there is a different name please let us know.

Video Uploaded: 7/7/2012

Difficulty - Easy
Slope - Flat - Moderate - Undulating
Space - Open
Surface - Dirt - Eternal Puddles - Loose rocks on dirt - Rock
Trail type - Firetrail


The Perimeter Trail is a great fire trail ride that runs from Terry Hills to Duffys Forest ending at the intersection of the Cullamine Track and the Long Track.

This section is the first section from the trail head at Nerang Street, Terrey Hills until the intersection of the Durumbil Ave entrance at the top of a long steep hill.

While the trail head is from Nerang Street there are a number of places you can enter the trail.  Iíve found the section between Nerang Ave and the Booralie Rd entrance is particularly wet, with a large number of eternal puddles and muddy sections.  In future I will probably ride this trail from Booralie Rd, as I donít think you miss much (except for the puddles).

This section of the trail is typical undulating fire trail with sections of dirt, rocky descents/climbs, and a one steep and long climb at the end that Iíve yet to climb.  The ride back however is heaps of fun and a chance to open up.  Itís the biggest and longest hill on the whole Perimeter Trail.

Overall this is a great fire trail and perfect for beginners.  Link it up with the second section of the Perimeter Trail and  a run out to the end of the Long Track and you have a 24km return ride with some nice hills to help build your fitness.


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