Upper Luge and Crosscut Tracks are open!
Crosscut and Upper Luge Tracks are now open for use.
We are pleased and relieved to announce the opening of Upper Luge and Crosscut Tracks to all users as of 4pm this afternoon, Thursday 14 April.
All obstacles physical and figurative have been removed and the surface is in prime condition. Thank you for your patience especially in the last few weeks when some issues arose and delayed the opening.
Just a reminder that Crosscut is uphill only for bikes, dual direction for other visitors. Upper Luge is downhill only, bike only.
Those wanting to fast track the Crosscut Track climb will find lots of formal shortcuts. Please use these but otherwise stick to the tracks.
The Ranger will be on duty over Easter and keeping an eye on the area, so feel free to stop and chat and he’ll fill you in on what’s next for the City of Hobart’s Riding the Mountain plan.
Work continues on the Rocky Wheel'n and Free Wheel'n Tracks.
The design of each of these tracks underwent comprehensive on-ground environmental, heritage and Aboriginal value assessments using local knowledge to ensure minimum impacts. The detailed studies undertaken to inform the project and support the planning application are available below under assessment reports.
Together, the four trails form a keystone in the City of Hobart's Riding the Mountain plan, which aims to improve the riding network in kunanyi/Mount Wellington's foothills and better serve local and tourism needs.
Visit the City of Hobart website for full details of each of the tracks.