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Status History


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Amber
2 years

Wet wet wet wet (not unexpected) but its been totally ruined by the usual suspects...

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Amber
2 years

A few puddles but generally dry

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Red
2 years

Absolutely soggy with a few trees down. I should've know better than to take the bike and not the surfboard.

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Green
2 years

Dry and sandy. Didn't come across any moisture on the single trail up top so returned with a clean drive train.

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Amber
3 years

While your typical wet and gritty conditions are present. Much of the single trail up the top has been closed down. Threatened Species. For those who like strava names, kaboofs corners., Reverse...

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Amber
3 years

Wet and muddy. Not film blown gritty yet but more the motos very into it the more it will be. Fingers crossed it drys up and hardens.

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Amber
3 years

Heading out from red hil, Pretty dry really given the rain last week. a couple of puddles on single trails up top. Didn't ride rim trail. Worth a ride given other closures.

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Green
3 years

Nice and dry. A good bit of sand drifting in certain firetrail sections. Witnessed a a fair few motos entering and leaving. Plenty of churned up softer sections too.

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Green
3 years

99.8% dry up there.
Usual puddles still have a small amount of water.
Enjoy.
Daisy

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Green
3 years

Overall, it's pretty dry up there.
Usual puddles still have a small amount of water.
Enjoy.
Daisy

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Green
3 years

Overall, it's pretty dry up there.
Usual puddles still have some water.
Enjoy.
Daisy

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Amber
3 years

Fire trail and single trail on ridge is green. Didn't ride rim trail but expect it would be amber / wet

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Red
3 years

Rode here yesterday and didn't even complete the ride that I had intended to do because it was so wet. Lots of big long puddles causing the all the crap to constantly cover the drive chain.

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Amber
3 years

Heading out from Lady Penryhn Dr the fire trail to the start of the single trails is mostly dry - the one big puddle at the top. The single trails (Strava: Dirty Sanchez-dry, Dizzy-dry, Berm...

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Red
3 years

Sodden after heavy rain Sunday night to Thursday. Give it at least a week to dry out.

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Red
3 years

Sodden after heavy rain Sunday night to Thursday. Give it at least a week to dry out.

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Green
3 years

Water in a few of the usual spots but generally packed down and not eating your gears.

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Green
3 years

Bring your beach bucket and shovel....there is so much sand! The rain has washed all the sand onto the single tracks. Also lots of motocross riders have carved things up. Where there are climbs...

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Green
3 years

Red Hill is very dry, with soft, deep sand in places.

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Green
4 years

Pretty damn dry today.
Won't kill your drivetrain.
Get out there.
Cheers, Daisy

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Amber
4 years

Red Hill is still very wet.
Enduro is not worth riding ATM unless you want to get seriously wet.
Figures of 8 have quite a lot of standing water (as do the main fire trails on the way out...

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Amber
4 years

Rode this morning...a lot of standing water some quite deep.

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Green
4 years

Mostly dry with a few puddles in the usual spots. Some road works on the fire trail to Maybrook Ave.

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Amber
4 years

Had a quick look at Red Hill yesterday afternoon (5 Sept). There has been heavy equipment using the Mail Trail access road and it’s a bit dug up. There was lots of standing water on the...

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Green
4 years

Except for a the few of the permanent puddles it’s quite dry.

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Amber
4 years

Fire trails ok, single tracks up top have a few puddles. Didn't ride rim ride so report excludes that.

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Red
4 years

Not very nice. Lots of standing water. Mud and torn up tracks from mottos.

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Red
4 years

What was I thinking. Rode this morning. Single trails full of water, heaps of puddles.

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Amber
4 years

Rode this on Monday 8th. The usual rutted sections are in poor condition due to the motos. Muddy and slippery. Still damage and debris across the trail from the recent storms. But....... Still...

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Amber
4 years

Very wet with alot of puddles but still good fun.

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Amber
4 years

Suprisingly dry in places although others are very sloppy. Hadn't ridden Red Hill for over 10 years so was cool to get back up there. Not sure why I stayed away for so long.... will make it part...

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Amber
4 years

some big puddles on the firetrail but able to ride around most of them.Rim ride has the odd puddle not to bad although the rain and no doubt the fresh deep tracks of the motos are making parts of...

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Red
4 years

It's raining cats & dogs

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Green
4 years

Pretty much perfect. Rode it today and the single track is in ace condition. You might hit a small puddle every 3 kms or so! If you wanted to be really picky a few bits are a little overgrown...

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Green
4 years

rode there this morning few large puddles on the main trail but all avoidable,the sandy bits are abit easier to ride when not bone dry.

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Amber
4 years

Drying up nicely - just a few big puddles

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Red
4 years

Otters Pocket!

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Green
4 years

The odd puddle here and there

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Green
4 years

Dry.
Watch out for the gate at the bottom of Marble Hill / downhill from the rock carvings.

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Green
4 years

Puddles in the usual places, but generally dry (and super sandy!). The recent rain has done a bit of work to help the graded fire trail bed in, but it's still quite loose in a few places where...

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Green
4 years

Very dry,the fire road access is quite slippery to ride up but the water bars are much fun to blast down!

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Green
4 years

Dry and sandy. It's as good as it gets.

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Amber
4 years

FYI - If you are thinking of riding at Red Hill - Sydney Trail Running Series is on at Red Hill this Sunday Morning 9 November which may be an issue for you.

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Amber
5 years

Keeping in mind this was the first time I rode Red Hill.

Some parts are super sandy and dry.

Other areas (which might be "Main Trail East" according to the map) still with large...

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Red
5 years

As wet as it can get. Might be OK in 4 months time!

Went for Trail Run this morning around some trails including Sanchez and Dougies. Knee Deep pools and soggy bogs everywhere. New fire...

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Green
5 years

It's not perfect and the motos having been out sharing their collective brain cell by getting throttle happy on flat areas.

However the trails are pretty dry.

The for trail work is...

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Green
5 years

Its not perfect but its the best its been for a long time.

Also noticed several sections where riders are going around obstacles instead of trying or just walking them. This is leading to...

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Amber
5 years

Reports are it's wet and very muddy.

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Green
5 years

The trails were unexpectedly good today. Koi ponds in the usual areas on the way up from the sports academy and around motocross madness, but all single track in really good nick.

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Amber
5 years

Rather inconsistent today. The isolated showers last night have left standing water in places, mainly on the open rock areas and on parts of the single track. However, in some spots, the rain has...

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Green
5 years

Water in the usual places. Plenty of drivetrain eating sand.
All good.

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Red
5 years

Someone said yesteday, "Wet, wet, wet".

Hardly surprising. I'm adding this because the other user didn't read the instructions on not updating old statuses and adding a new one...

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Red
5 years

Wet with some big puddles - needs a few dry days to recover

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Green
5 years

Overall in good shape up top (surprisingly) Only a few puddles in usual places

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Green
5 years

Rode this arvo. A few puddles in usual places but mostly are avoidable.

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Red
5 years

Too wet, but don't let that stop you.
Can't do anymore damage than the 3 morons on motorbikes I just saw heading in there.

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Green
5 years

A few puddles in the usual places, however very dry mostly and quite sandy.

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Amber
5 years

Back to it's drive train destroying best. Wet 'n' muddy for the next couple of days.

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Green
5 years

Was all good on saturday 22/2/14 , puddles were a bit full , mostly well rideable

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Red
5 years

Wetter than Orlando Bloom crying in a lake.

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Green
5 years

A couple of small puddles but otherwise bone dry. Plenty of sand showing up in some of the corners.

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Green
5 years

Dry as and a little bit sandy in places. Perfect.

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Green
5 years

Pretty bloody nice out there! A little bit of water here and there but nothing to worry about.

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Green
5 years

Still a couple of wet spots but otherwise quite good for the sand pit.

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Green
5 years

Just about as dry as Red Hill is likely to get which also means that it is quite sandy in places. Watch out in some of the corners. All good otherwise.

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Red
5 years

Puddles galore
Only for diehards who don't mind getting wet

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Amber
5 years

Most of the main fire trail has the usual large puddles.

Its not a complete mess so Amber is probably best description.

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Green
5 years

driest ive seen it in along time.Usual motos up there,seem to be more trails than usual up there

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Green
6 years

Still green. Very little water on any track. Watch the sand traps! Good for a ride.

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Green
6 years

Went for a stroll this afternoon and its looking fairly good. The main trail leading up for the Academy still has the usual running water but much of the standing water has evaporated.

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Green
6 years

Pretty dry and actually loose and sandy in places which are often sodden. I didn't ride Drop Zone, and it looked like it could still be damp right down the bottom.

A few holes developing...

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Red
6 years

Went for a walk this morning to gauge how its looking its looking after the recent wet stuff.

Utterly soaking.

And the motos have taken full advantage of this and done their best to...

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Red
6 years

Rode Red Hill on Sunday in atrocious conditions. Water was flowing down the trails. Heaps of water erosion and exposed rocks. Rough as guts. Will need a week of sun to dry it up. I then reckon it...

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Red
6 years

Utter buttock chocolate!!

Unless you want to ride the rock bits, give it another week before it becomes enjoyable.

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Green
6 years

Despite a few drops, Red hill is as dry as it can get!

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Green
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Green
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Amber
6 years

Just updating this even though as of Sunday it was still amber.

It's definitely rideable however there areany areas of standing water plus soft / boggy parts.

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Amber
6 years

If you know how to link it up and keep away from the mud then okay with some puddles. Remember to ride through the puddles so the track doesn't widen.

I wouldn't go near Lady Penrhyn, XC...

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Red
6 years

Don't even entertain the idea......

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Green
6 years

The odd puddle, but the trails are in great condition. Hopefully all this rain misses us...

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Red
6 years

puddles

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Amber
6 years

mostly dry up top, drop zone and Cromer side still very wet.

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Red
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Green
6 years

Haven't ridden here since the 'big wet' and the trail is about as dry as I have ever seen it. Getting very sandy in some spots. Dropzone, 4WD Folly and the rim ride were all is good condition (...

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Green
7 years

Still green!

Those trail fairies have added some awesome flow....

As busy as Pitt st in rush hour, when we rode yesterday afternoon and a few MX riders out and about... being...

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Green
7 years

still green.
seems that some magical trail fairies have been there recently as well..? oh well.. enjoy!

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Green
7 years

A little damper and looser than last week after the rain last night, but just about perfect.

Spring is really springing!

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Green
7 years

As green as you'll get it. Get out there and ride.

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Green
7 years

Awe.....some

And not a Moto in sight all morning.

The wild flowers are coming out, and the sniggle was as picturesque as it could be.

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Green
7 years

Dry bordering on dusty up there so go pedal your heart out.

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Green
7 years

Despite the patches of rain over the weekend the conditions up there are surprisingly dry so im going to change from the amber of last weeks report to green today.

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Amber
7 years

Went up there today and is wet in places. I am giving this an Amber because it is ridable but not ideal.

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Green
7 years

The tracks have dried out very well. Small puddles in the usual places are only covering half the track so they can be easily ridden around.

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Red
7 years

If it does't rain any more, it should be great by February.

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Amber
7 years

Theres plenty of puddles around but with a firm base (please ride through, not around them - they're generally a couple of inches deep). If ridden slowly, you rem in pretty dry and clean.

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Green
7 years

Mostly dry, some bits pretty sandy, couple of big puddles on the firetrails - definately worth a rde before any rain comes our way.

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Green
7 years

I went for a two hour ride up there this arvo and even though there were a few of the usual stubborn puddles around my bike came back relitively clean. I`m am giving this the green light because...

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Red
7 years

Green? not anymore, it aint.

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Green
7 years

rode red hill this arvo the driest its been in awhile.still some dodgy areas and displaced rocks from the moto riders tho(were 3 up there tearing the place up this arvo...

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Amber
7 years

some mud, a lot of sand. but you better take a big bike as there's some big holes up there..

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Red
7 years

Red, red, red.

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Green
7 years

The 50M mud lap pool has never been muddier.. heaps more fun if you can get up there on a Moto.. I say go for it!!

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Amber
7 years

rode there this morning got a big soaking yesterday.quite wet on the rim ride,ill wait a good few days before heading back.

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Green
7 years

Rode top section and Rim track tonight. All good

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Red
7 years

Very very wet

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Amber
7 years

Largely dry now, big puddle still in evidence near the top...quite pleasurable. Saw 5 MX bikes on top....

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Amber
7 years

Puddles in the usual places,it is drying out with the wind and is slowly getting better. Saw a nice little echidna on the trail.

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Amber
7 years

i rode red hill this evening-if your heading out there wear gumboots-or maybe waders!unfortunately the motos have torn the s@#$t out of it as well so there is some major erosion on most of the...

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Amber
7 years

Although still quite wet on the firetrails in the usual places, most of the good stuff up top is relatively dry. I didn't ride the Beacon Hill end because it isn't much fun and the red clay would...

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Red
7 years

Red, red red - it's underwater.
Going to be a while before it is rideable.

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Red
7 years

It's wet. It's rutted. Mud everywhere. Damn motos.

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Amber
7 years

Rode on Sunday, first time in about 2 years.

Starting from LPD.

What a F***ing mess! The main trail from LPD, once you pass the dirt jump area is practically unrideable unless you...

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Amber
7 years

Rode yesterday and today. Single track is dry up top, areas of main trail and lower sections are wet as usual.

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Amber
8 years

slowly drying, usual trouble spots.

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Red
8 years

Hi,
new to this site and new to Red Hill track. Went on Sunday 25th in the pouring rain. It was like swimming in the rain...you forget tis there when you get into it. Was riding through...

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Red
8 years

I haven't been up there in the last days and probably wouldn't unless I owned a hovercraft.

Probably best to leave for at least a fortnight of warm dry weather.

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Green
8 years

Single track is dry as and dusty Smiling
Parts of the...

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Amber
8 years

not too bad, not green but rideable, you will get dirty.
had not been here for ages, someone's gone and dug some big trenches of varying lengths about 6 inches wide, a foot deep on sections...

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Green
8 years

Pretty good on the whole. Some wet bits but generally dry and rideable.

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Red
8 years

I had a look up there this afternoon.....The place is awful....dirt bikes have churned the place up! Will be at least a few weeks from being ridable.

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Red
8 years

Forget about this one for at least 2 weeks...

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Red
8 years

Walked it this morning. Definitely too wet this week.

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Amber
8 years

surprisingly wet.
Its been a while since I have been up there, not surprised to see that Moto's (and some rock crawler 4WD's) have really f%#$ed the place up.

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Red
8 years

This is a little late, but I went up to red hill on friday arvo for a quick exploratory ride, and was amazed at how wet it still was.
Most of the trails running down from the top were more...

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Green
8 years

Went for a ride on Friday & its very sandy in a few patches - quite deep in some parts, so keep your cadence up high & you'll squirm your way through.

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Green
8 years

Dry as, sandy in places and the rocks are as hard as ever.

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Green
8 years

Good condition - a bit sandy in places so some rain would do it good to pack down some areas

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Green
8 years

Trails in great nick (before yesterdays rain) - still a few puddles around and some erosion but good fun...

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Green
8 years

As good as it gets. Green get up there.

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Green
8 years

A few puddles, but it is red hill, so I'm giving it a green. Rode main trail and the single tracks, not sure how the ridge is.

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Amber
8 years

Went for a run along the main trail and was surprised how good the trail has coped with the rain. There are the usual puddles and grit sections but very rideable-wished I'd taken the bike!

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Red
8 years

wet

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Green
8 years

I was up there last night. It has some of the standard puddles, but it is the driest i have ever seen it over the past 15 years I have been up there.

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Amber
8 years

Amber for me and I would say for the other 20 or so riders I saw out there today. Puddles in the usual areas but all rideable.

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Red
8 years

Went for a run up there on Tuesday night- track wide puddles and plenty of running water.

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Green
9 years

Had a fun ride on the Hill this morning with a couple of mates. Giving it a green because it is as good as it gets. All dry except for the swimming pool on the main track before the brown house...

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Amber
9 years

Rode Red Hill for the first time today so I'm not sure how it compares to normal. Some very wet track, crank deep puddles. The clay and sand was running pretty well considering the rain, rock...

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Green
9 years

Great day out - some puddles still remain - but very dry for this place.

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Green
9 years

About as good as it gets. A couple of puddles but a good solid green.

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Red
9 years

no surprises, very very wet.

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Amber
9 years

ride able, but there's lots of mud = red hill bike destroying grinding paste.

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Green
9 years

Pretty much ok. The water is mostly confined to a 3 or 4 large puddles, but otherwise the tracks are dry and plenty of fun.

Some obvious signs of motos ripping the place up recently,...

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Red
9 years

SOAKED TO THE BONE...

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Green
9 years

Despite there still being a few puddles about - I'm giving this a green. I don't get why this area hasn't managed to totally dry out yet, as it hasn't rained for weeks and the terrain is all on...

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Amber
9 years

not too bad, but a solid amber me thinks

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Green
9 years

sandy

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Amber
9 years

Slightly drier than 2 weeks ago, but still some puddles & boggy sections that should be walked.
I don't think I can call it Green, just yet.
No snakes, but!

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Amber
9 years

The rim ride is mostly dry, just one or two small puddles.
But there's still some larger deep puddles at Mr MotoX, Garden of Gullies & Cromer Connector that are difficult to avoid.
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Amber
9 years

Green for most of it, the rim ride is dry , but still boggy on the cromer connector side, so I'm giving it an amber.

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Red
9 years

Had a look up behind the acadamy this arvo. still wet, not as much as i thought there would be. Should be ok by the weekend if the weather gods smile on us.

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Red
9 years

its a double RED.

Went up for a look, the fire trail up there from maybrook to lady penrhyn is totally dry ( but this is the boring part ) and any of the other bits ( fun parts ) are way...

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Red
9 years

Went for a ride this arvo and the majority of the track is good to go but some sections are still saturated and the usual large puddles are still very deep (some axle depth).

Providing we...

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Red
9 years

very wet, I'm amazed by the erosion damage caused by the Saturday night deluge.. amazing!
won't be dry for ages 8-(

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Amber
9 years

Water water water everywhere... I'd give it a red but it really is kinda ride-able if you like sandy mud and don't care about your bike.
Give it a few days.

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Green
9 years

Surprised to find only the occasional small puddle on the sandstone ridgetops - I thought it'd be damper.
Watch out for the motoX guys, though - just some kids having a bit of fun, but it...

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Green
9 years

seems to have held up well to the recent rain, a few small puddles but all the clay parts seem to be dry enough and thus great for a ride.

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Green
9 years

ohh goody its "sandy" again.

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Amber
9 years

went up late yesterday for a look ( on foot )
not too bad, usual trouble spots but generally OK for a ride.
Overnight rain was not too heavy so should be still passable later today,...

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Red
9 years

Extremely unpleasant ride, standing water everywhere. Gave up after a few kms in....

shame, it took like 6 months to dry out and 1 week to sodden it again...

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Green
9 years

Fairly dry after the recent rain, with a few small puddles.

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Green
9 years

Very dry and sandy, a few small puddles up on top, but nothing to worry about.

Get out there !!

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Green
10 years

about as dry as it gets..

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Red
10 years

Does it need to be said? That much rain and all that clay, I only wished the motos would stay off it too.

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Green
10 years

It is beautiful! Wild, dry and great fun...all the sand is back in the usual places as it has dried out so well.

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Amber
10 years

Water in all the usual low lying places. Lotsa moto-crossers there tearing it up on Saturday.

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Amber
10 years

Not much has changed from the previous entries. Still extremely wet on the main trails and plenty of sandy bogs from the motos. I would say the main link trails are borderline red / yellow, there...

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Amber
10 years

Just another update on RH. Its still gross in there. Keeping it amber as its rideable, but just not pleasant. The motos have shredded the place to bits and there are deep clay/mud gouges cut...

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Amber
10 years

Just back from an exploratory ride. Very wet. Deep mud in the usual places. Lots of motorcycle tracks.

I'm giving it amber because it is rideable. But you'd be crazy to do it. I suggest...

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