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Red Loop  

WingelloLast Update: 24/3/2016
Some trail names are made up, if there is a different name please let us know.

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Video Uploaded: 15/12/2016

Difficulty - Easy - Intermediate - A & B Lines
Slope - Flat - Moderate - Undulating - Steep
Space - Open - Tight
Surface - Dirt - Eternal Puddles - Gravel - Heavy leaf and branch litter - Loose rocks on dirt - Rock - Roots - Rutted - Sand - Wood
Trail type - Firetrail - Graded Dirt Road - Single track


The Red Loop is longest of the formal Wingello State Forest loops, while the other loops are all fire roads the Red Loop is approximately 50/50 fire trail and single track and the single track is some of the best XC single track you will find anywhere.

Below is listed all of the trail sections in order.  The only section missing is from the end of Genesis to Pine Cone where a detour was in place during this particular ride.  The Genesis single track was cut short after logging in 2015, it now heads out to the cleared forest and as of March 2016 the signage directs riders up the hill and around the block directly ahead at the end of our Genesis video.

Signage is very good around the red loop, however at the time of riding (March 2016) the sign at the start of Where's Wally had fallen over.  So keep your eyes open for any single track entry as there's a good chance that's where you should be going.

An easy intermediate pace with plenty breaks will take around 3 hours.  Take plenty of water and energy, I've found this trail takes a lot more energy than other trails of a similar distance.

1. Carpark to Single Track

2. Padre's Blessing

3. Gully Rd

4. Caoura Rd

5. (Spratt's Fire Trail to Where's Wally)

6. Where's Wally, All You Need, Head Job, The Great Wall

7. Love Love Love

8. Nyes Creek Rd

9. Banksia Drive & Fern Gully

10. Send In The Clowns & Dave's Dilemma

11. Everglades & Turn Off

12. Flinging Scotsman, Cover Shot, Tangles

13. Genesis

14. Genesis to Pine Cone

15. Pine Cone & back to the Carpark


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There are plenty of great websites out there with a wealth of information about Mountain Bike Trails,
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