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Status History


Age Notes
Green
5 weeks

Good condition. A couple of small puddles. Sand traps a bit firmer from the rain. A little grown over in parts.

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Green
18 weeks

A few damp spots this morning, but nice firm sand.

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Green
19 weeks

Rode before the late morning rain. Only a couple of puddles, otherwise perfect. Trail is getting a bit overgrown in parts.

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Green
43 weeks

Dry and rocky as ever. Is there a more exposed track on the northern beaches on a hot day??

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Green
46 weeks

Apart from the eroded pinch climb up from the road, all good. Great views on a clear day.

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Green
49 weeks

Good

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Green
1 year

Becoming overgrown with vegetation narrowing the tail in places. Overall in good condition & fun. Washout boulders on final section before Gen San Martin Drive getting harder to navigate,...

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Green
1 year

Mostly dry, but with some large unavoidable puddles

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Amber
1 year

You can still ride it but it's quite wet from Sunday.

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Green
1 year

The odd puddle here in there, but otherwise rideable

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Amber
1 year

Rode here yesterday. Very wet. Getting quite overgrown in some places. Otherwise ok

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Green
1 year

Open again as of this morning. Pretty rocky and loose after the recent heavy rains.

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Red
1 year

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Green
1 year

All good.

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Green
1 year

Good as gold.

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Green
2 years

OK, but it seems pretty rocky and sandy and not as much fun to ride as it once was....

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Green
2 years

Dry and fast

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Green
2 years

Rode here yesterday. Much drier than I was expecting. Still a little bit wet in places including an unavoidable puddle

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Green
2 years

Great, sand dampened down nicely and Black Cockatoos to boot!

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Green
3 years

Fine.

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Green
3 years

Few puddles here and there but mostly dry now.

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Amber
3 years

Still quite a lot of water about. It is rideable but you and bike will get wet and sandy

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Green
3 years

A couple of trees down that you can ride around. Some wet bits in the usual places

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Amber
3 years

A couple of trees down across the track - you'll need to dismount.

Quite a few wet bits that are unavoidable so you will get wet but quite rideable if you don't mind that sort of thing....

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Green
3 years

Perfect trail conditions.

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Green
3 years

A couple of large puddles. You will get wet

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Green
3 years

All good - little bit of run off near the top of the track, but nothing to worry about.

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Green
3 years

Some water but not much

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Green
4 years

Mostly dry

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Green
4 years

In really good condition with only the odd minor muddy/wet puddle. The wildflowers are a nice touch!

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Green
4 years

Some water about but pretty good considering all the rain recently

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Green
4 years

Nice and dry. For some reason the little trail exit before the gate onto General Liberator Bomber San Martin Drive has been blocked off so you have to step over it or stand your bike up on its...

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Green
4 years

Rode this morning. Very good condition. Almost completely dry

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Green
4 years

Pretty good considering the rain

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Amber
4 years

There's a tree down across the track near the at the RFS end. A few puddles but otherwise good

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Green
4 years

Rode today. Just a bit of water in places otherwise good.

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Green
4 years

No probs here.

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Green
4 years

Dry and rocky, with just enough moisture in the sand to make it not a chore to ride through. Has anyone managed to ride up the climb at the Akuna Bay road end lately? I could barely walk up it...

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Green
4 years

Green!

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Green
4 years

Green!

The entrance of General Liberator San Martin Drive is a mess and only rideable uphill if you are Chris Akrigg.

Other than that, all good....

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Green
4 years

Rode this afternoon. Pretty good condition with barely any water on the trail considering the recent rain. Sandy bits are firm for a nice change

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Green
4 years

Beautiful ride today! Even set a PB!

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Green
4 years

Most Sydney region parks will re-open morning of October 26. See:

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Red
4 years

Here we go again.

IMPORTANT: Due to the current fire emergency, all national parks have been closed across the Greater Sydney Metropolitan Area until further notice. Some commercial...

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Green
5 years

The NPWS total fire ban closure has now been lifted. See:

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Red
5 years

Total Fire Ban
All tracks and trails across all of the Metropolitan National Parks are closed Sunday 13 October 2013 due to Total Fire Ban. West Head Road is closed, however the basin...

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Green
5 years

NPWS extreme fire danger closure has been lifted. See:

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Red
5 years

Closed due to extreme fire danger. See:

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Green
5 years

Dry as! Perhaps a little moisture on the (getting very hard) entrance climb from San Martin drive.

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Green
5 years

All good

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Amber
5 years

The drop down to the Akuna Bay Rd at the northern end is a mess, but the rest is pretty good. A bit of water here and there but no major dramas.

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Green
5 years

Sweet as. Can't recall seeing any puddles

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Amber
5 years

Wednesday 14 February : the Centre Track was mostly dry, Waratah Track was a good dry run right to the end and the Duckholes Track was very wet at the top,result of 20 mm of rain on Monday/...

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Green
5 years

All good. couple of puddles but nothing serious. Enjoy!

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Green
5 years

All good, a little sandy.

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Green
5 years

Rode it 16th Jan, all good

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Red
5 years

"ALL TRACKS AND TRAILS CLOSED FOR WALKING, HORSE-RIDING AND CYCLING FROM FRIDAY, 11 JANUARY TO MONDAY 14 JANUARY

All walking tracks in NSW National Parks will be closed until at least...

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Green
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Red
5 years

On Tuesday 8 January all NSW national parks and reserves will be closed due to predicted catastrophic bushfire conditions. More information will be available after 9am Tuesday 8 January. For more...

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Green
5 years

Damp and sticky, but green. Motos have been through this morning.

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Green
5 years

Hardly even damp...

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Green
5 years

In good condition. Just the usual loose surface in places & some soft sand patches. the WestHead Road end is better now that it has dried out, still eroded with ruts & boulders. ( I go...

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Green
5 years

All good. Except for the sandy bits. And the rocky bits....

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Green
6 years

Dry and fast. The rain from last night seems to have had no impact. Enjoy.

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Green
6 years

Dry and fast. The rain from a couple of nights ago has packed it all down nicely.

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Green
6 years

Watch out for the rocky parts otherwise in pretty good Nick - Cracker weather today!!!

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Green
6 years

A bit moist with the odd small puddle here and there - nothing of concern.
Very last section at north eastern end still washed out.

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Green
6 years

Good

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Green
6 years

pretty dry all round

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Green
6 years

A bit damp and rocky as usual, but fine.

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Green
6 years

All good here

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Green
6 years

Dry but heavily eroded after the last month's rains. Very sketchy in places. Odd puddle here and there.

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Green
6 years

Dry but heavily eroded after the last month's rains. Beware the loose rocks downslope from the waterbars, sight your landing in advance if your're looking to jump your bike.

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Green
6 years

Good to go kids!

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Green
6 years

Relatively dry, rocky and fast. Very little water lying around. Next 2 days might be a different story.

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Amber
6 years

Sunday Evening 26th
Plenty of water lying around. Sketchy in places so ride carefully folks. End of Centre will need some serious grading. Very washed away.

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Amber
6 years

Still a bit of water lying around. All in all in pretty good condition, considering the rain on Sunday night.

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Amber
6 years

Still a bit of water on the track, but not to bad.

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Amber
6 years

Wet almost all the way along fair amount of washout, firm sand and drying out quickly.

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Green
6 years

Wet in places but still very rideable. Plough through the centre of the puddles for the firmest line ... and prevent trail widening.

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Green
6 years

All good

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Green
6 years

Good to go.

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Green
6 years

Track is in good condition as of this morning. Lots of loose rocks in places.

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Green
6 years

A bit damp the first 200m at the Western entrance, the rest was bonza.

First time I have tried this track, loved it. More open & rocky, can really get up some speed while having your...

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Green
6 years

Fine

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Green
6 years

Dry, plenty of loose rock and sandy stretches and very exposed on a hot afternoon yesterday.

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Green
6 years

Dry with lots of small loose stones. Beauuuuudiful.

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Green
7 years

A little wet but fine.

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Green
7 years

Fine

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Green
7 years

Nice.....99% dry. Enjoy!

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Green
7 years

A few puddles but nothing you can't jump over or splash through. Rest of the track is drying and firming up nicely - including the sand patches.

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Green
7 years

Damp in patches, but good to go. Lots of small rocks as you would expect.

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Green
7 years

Good riding although a little erosion. More riders should smooth things out over the next few weeeks!

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Amber
7 years

The track is damp and wet with puddles in places. Be prepared to clean your bike. Good riding though!

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Green
7 years

Quite wet, with lots of standing water, but still rideable. Despite 2 laps of DH + C, the crunchy drivetrain sound effects didn't sound as bad as I expected, but the brakes ......

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Green
7 years

Tues 12 July - Good to go. Mostly dry with the occasional running puddle. No drivetrain damage here.

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Amber
7 years

Wet Wet Wet .... lots of standing water and some of the clay areas are very slippery.

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Amber
7 years

Sat 25th June - PM
Rode Duck Holes/Waratah/Center
A few puddles and the hill is a bit slippery.
Surface is otherwise damp.
Throwing up damp sand onto the bike, so still a bit...

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Amber
7 years

Pretty wet on top - lots of standing water - firetrail but not great for the bike at the moment

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Amber
7 years

Went through on Monday morning. Lots of standing water and surprisingly 2 sets of tyre tracks.

While this is generally the best of the fire trails I wouldn't recommend it until it stops...

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Green
7 years

Wonderful season of early mists and mellow fruitfulness!
Close bossom-friend of the just-rising sun;
Conspiring with him how to load and bless
With blooms the wattles that fringe MV...

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Amber
7 years

Few puddles - drying out quickly though.

get out there !

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Amber
7 years

WET ! but if your desperate like me it's better than sitting around the house.

Some big puddles.

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Amber
7 years

Rode this evening of Tuesday 19 April - very muddy. very wet. Not at all enjoyable. Don't recommend riding this until maybe the weekend.

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Green
7 years

Dry today, with some mud only on the uphill side of waterbars. The quagmire from the recent grading efforts at the top of the trail has all dried out. Some of the steeper uphill sections are a...

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Amber
7 years

Centre track is ok some water but the last 2 ks towards the old toll booth a grader has been thru leaving a soft muddy crust of goo - take a towel for the car trip home!
If you are doing the...

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Green
7 years

Dry and smooth.

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Green
7 years

all good

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Green
7 years

Duck Holes/ Center all good.

[Mod. Duck Hole and Centre Track have their own status update]

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Green
7 years

Some puddles on the uphill side of water bars, but fine to ride.

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Green
7 years

Moist, but no puddles to speak of. One of the better options after extended rain.

Lots of scumer traffic on the road sections linking up the DH + C loop this morning. It was nice to pass...

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Green
7 years

Very dry. No issues.

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Green
7 years

All good. Beachworthy in places but good to go.

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Green
8 years

Some puddles, but otherwise in great condtion.

What are you doing in front of a computer? Get out and ride!

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Green
8 years

All good - enjoy. Smiling

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Green
8 years

great condition

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Green
8 years

Great condition - go ride!

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Green
8 years

Aside from the North entry being a bit muddy on the centre/left line there's nothing much to worry about here.

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Green
8 years

This track continues to drain really well and is the pick to ride after rain...

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Green
8 years

Dry and in good condition. This is probably the best northern Sydney riding option today with the recent rains rendering most of the trails sticky and muddy.

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Green
8 years

Damp, but getting drier.

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Green
8 years

Probably wetter than last week and still plenty of standing water, but still not that bad.

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Green
8 years

Perfect

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Green
8 years

Pretty good here.

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Green
8 years

Not as much water as Duck but still some on the track.

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Green
8 years

Am gonna give this a green as although it's not totally dry, is certainly rideable and a lap of Duck Hole/Centre left minimal mud on the bike.

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Amber
8 years

Still alot of standing water around - rideable but results in alot of bike cleaning afterwards !

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Amber
8 years

A few puddles but ride-able.
Think I may have picked the driest day in a 2-3 week period! Should be good until it rains again...

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Green
8 years

just got back from a late arvo ride of Duck hole and centre tracks both are in fairly good condition considering the amount of rain lately. Only a couple of puddles around the place which are...

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Green
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Green
8 years

Hardly any standing water as usual. Drivetraing grinding paste towards the top, and the climb from Gen San Martin is totally washed away for the first 15 m or so.

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Green
8 years

Fantastic condition........Drains well.

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Green
8 years

Suprisingly dry and compact...very little to worry about. The bike held up nicely, not much cleaning which you've gotta love. If you are looking for a clean ride try here and centre track for a...

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Green
8 years

Track is open, dry and in great condition. Enjoy!

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Green
8 years

Low-anchored cloud,
Eucalytpus filled morning air,
Ancient fountain head and source of rivers,
Dew-cloth, dream drapery,
And napkin spread by early orbs;
Drifting meadow of...

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Green
8 years

According to http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/dsp_content.cfm?cat_id......

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Red
8 years

Sydney wide total fire ban. See: http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/...

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Green
8 years

RFS update page shows TFB removed and fire danger decreased: http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/...

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Red
8 years

TOTAL FIREBAN ANND TRAIL CLOSURE SINCE FRIDAY 20/11 @ 8 AM

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Green
8 years

30th Oct....All good here!!!

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Amber
8 years

Some puddles but considering all the rain this track was in great condition.
The bottom is showing some erosion damage and is proving to be a bit more difficult to climb...

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Green
9 years

All good here.

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Green
9 years

Open again after last weekend's burns. See http://nobmob.com/node/10704

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Red
9 years

For those thinking the burn is over and Centre is open again. Rangers just replied to an enquiry with this, "Currently it is closed the Area Office will need to assess the track for dangerous...

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Red
9 years

Closed due to HR burn. See http://nobmob.com/node/10630

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Green
9 years

A bit muddy entering from the road at North end, and couple puddles along the way but nothing much to worry about.

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Green
9 years

Looking nice and dry, with emerging wild flowers - first sign of spring! The sandy bits are actually easier now with the high moisture content. Both Centre and Duckholes are the most rideable in...

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