Hug Trail - Fast Facts

Trail number

6

Trail length

1.5 kilometres

Elevation variance

30 metres

Trail type

Single trail

Trail surface

Smooth dirt with some rutted switchbacks

Weather affected

Prone to be muddy after heavy rain

Trail condition sources

Parks Victoria Lysterfield website - Refer to change of conditions section.

Trail features

Fast flowing twisting trail with log obstacles and jumps with B - lines. Moderate climbs and descents.

Trail obstacles

Log obstacles, jumps, B-lines available

Trail Rating

Trail rating

Intermediate

Rating basis

IMBA

Night riding

Yes

Family Friendly

Younger MTBers could readily ride this course as long as they have a reasonable level of riding skills.

Trail Map and GPX File

Clicking on the image below will take you through to the Lysterfield District Trail Riders map. This is more up to date than the Parks Victoria map as it shows the new Follow Me trail and the new Aneurysm trail. Hug Trail is the lower yellow trail on the map below.

Click Image For Trail Map

 

No GPX download

Trail Description

The following photo gallery has been taken in order from the end of the Blair Witch Trail heading towards the car park at the base of the Commonwealth Games Trail. The Parks Victoria map recommends this be ridden in the downhill direction (ie the reverse of the photo gallery direction).

The Parks Victoria map recommends this be ridden in the downhill direction (ie the reverse of the photo gallery above). The trail proceeds through the forest and is generally fairly high in speed and has a number of obstacles which are typically fallen trees of varying girth with the larger ones having stacked branch ramps.

Trail Videos

No video available for this trail.

Parking and Facilities
Parking is available at Horswood Road and Hallam North Road entrances. 24 hour access and parking for MTBers is located just outside the Horswood Road entrance.
Toilet facilities are available at the Horswood Road picnic areas and Hallam North Road car park.
Drinking water is available at the Horswood Road picnic areas and Hallam North Road car park.
Food and drinks are available at the Trailmix cafe which is located near the Horswood Road picnic areas.
Trail information can be found adjacent to the Horswood Road gates (on northern side of road) and at Hallam North Road.