Some love hills. As meditation or to test oneself, the key seems to lie in enjoying the experience. Here are a list of hill climbs that lie in the remote wilderness of the ACT including the Namadgi National Park.Continue reading “Hill climbs of interest in the wilderness”
It has been said there is good riding in the ACT. Namadgi National Park and behind that Brindabella National Park are close to Canberra. That makes them interesting, however, none of the rides are short. The ACT Environment website provides information about the management trails.
Update 24 April 2021 Namadgi National Park
Namadgi National Park has been closed for over a year and now some sections have opened again. The gravel section of Boboyan Road is in poor condition and a 4WD is recommended. Orroral Valley Road is closed leaving just Apollo Road open.Continue reading “West ACT: riding on gravel”
After Piccadilly Circus, it is worth looking at Pipeline Road. This gravel road is a legend in Canberra and CyclingGravel has provided an excellent review of riding in the area.Continue reading “Pipeline Road loop: CyclingGravel”
Namadgi National Park has not been mentioned much yet on canberra.bike. After the fires, it has remained closed. The northern and southern tips of the park are now opening again.Continue reading “Popular walking trails re-open in Namadgi – Canberra CityNews”
Tharwa is a great idea for a day out and there is a lot to see in a small area. You could consider riding there south through Canberra, or if you are keen then try the loop ride from Stromlo Forest Park south through the suburbs to Tharwa, where you cross the Murrumbidgee River and return to Stromlo Forest Park on the other side of the river via Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and Cotter.Continue reading “Tharwa: a small country town in ACT”