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Status History


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Amber
2 years

"Apparently Sydney is the place where it makes more sense to spend money on four gates closing a popular trail than building a simple bypass that would solve the so-called problem. I and many...

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Green
3 years

All good today

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Green
3 years

All good today, just small puddles.

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Green
3 years

A few puddles here and there but drying out nicely. Remember that time restrictions apply - the trail is only open before 9am and after 4pm.

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Amber
4 years

Track is all good. Yellow just reminds people that riders must be off the track between 9am and 4:30 due to the rifle range.

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Amber
4 years

All good, track is dry. Amber status to remind everyone we're supposed to be off this track by 9am.

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Green
4 years

Still drying on some of the water bar puddles.

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Amber
4 years

Track was mostly dry today, just a small amount of runoff/ standing water. I made the status "Amber" to remind everyone that officially you need to gain permission to ride this track, because it...

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Amber
4 years

RESTRICTIONS APPLY - KEEP OUT OF THE RIFLE RANGE - CHECK SIGNS

Due to increasing use of Hornsby Rifle Range by Police and other pointy-stick people during weekdays, please take note of the...

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Amber
4 years

Wet. Very wet. Puddles all around, as I imagine there are at most other tracks in Sydney. Let it dry for a bit and hopefully all the water will drain out.

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Green
5 years

Mostly dry today, just a few very small puddles.

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Amber
5 years

Signposted as closed for 2 800m sections of track due to being behind the rifle range, however you can call the listed number to check whether shooting is in practice. From what I know it's...

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Red
5 years

QRT has now sprouted some unwelcoming signs closing us in two parts of the track, making it impossible to legally ride from Dural to Hornsby. There have been warning signs of the rifle range as...

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Amber
5 years

Re-surfacing works are being completed just above the campground and the track is currently closed in this section. To get by, carry your bike through the bush for around 50m.
Hopefully it'll...

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Green
5 years

All good

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Green
5 years

Track has drained well - a bit damp in places but generally fine.

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Green
5 years

Bit wet in parts but basically fine.

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Green
5 years

Mostly dry, all good.

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Green
5 years

Alll good today, a bit sandy in places.

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Green
5 years

All good.

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Green
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Green
6 years

All good, a big tree down near the Dural end but you can bush bash your way around it quite easily.

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Green
6 years

All good this morning, pretty dry, just a few small puddles.

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Green
6 years

Plenty of shallow runoff water across the track in places this morning, but almost no mud. It was actually really beautiful seeing a couple of small waterfalls in places I've never seen them...

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Green
6 years

All good, just very smoky this morning.

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Amber
6 years

Watch out for a large tree across the track just before you reach the bottom as you come down from Hornsby side.

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Green
6 years

NPWS extreme fire danger closure has been lifted. See:

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Red
6 years

Closed due to extreme fire danger. See:

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Green
6 years

All good - the fire‘s out and wasn't in the QRT region anyway.

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Red
6 years

Haven't been there, but heard theres big bush fires down the end of quarry road at the moment so I'd take care

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Green
6 years

Open again and dry.

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Red
6 years

There's a sign on the gate saying track closed 14/9 til 16/9 due to hazard reduction burn.

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Green
6 years

All good today, the recent grading has definitely made some of the waterbars quite steep, so take care on the downhills.

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Green
6 years

Just been graded. Some of the waterbars are now big dips, so watch out there, but all in all should be great fun.

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Green
6 years

All good this morning, just a few puddles. Still as steep as ever...

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Green
6 years

Track has re-opened with some new section of concrete. There's a small boggy section near the Hornsby entrance, then a few damp sections here and there, but mostly dry this morning.

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Red
6 years

I went to have a closer look today, there is concrete near the temp gate so I am hoping that its nearly done!

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Red
6 years

Still closed. Am guessing this could be for a fair while as I believe they are concreting one section of the descent on the Stewart Avenue side, and the entire track has been closed due to this....

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Red
6 years

The entrance from Hornsby side (Stewart Ave) is fenced. Seems like there's work on the trail. Don't know how much from the trail is inaccessible, but it's impossible to start it from that point...

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Green
7 years

Tracks fast and dry....since the road works.
The new water bars are a bit higher and great for launching off!...

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Green
7 years

Hills. Lots of them and granny gear!

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Green
7 years

All work complete, the old broken up bitumen climb half way up the Dural side is now all concreted, the track grading looks to be all finished whilst it did make it a bit soft and boggy for a...

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Amber
7 years

The eastern side of the gorge has been chopped up by a grader and is very boggy.
Some wet patches throughout. Concreted section finished half-way up the west climb.

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Green
7 years

Rode Quarry Rd track today. Considering all the rain it is in really good condition. Still a bit of water on the loop to Galston Gorge but no real issue.

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Green
8 years

I have not ridden this today but I know from experience it's not actually that bad between heavy showers. I give it the green unless somebody says aotherwise

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Green
8 years

One medium gum tree down across the track on the Hornsby side. Its on a flat section and easy to clamber over.

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Green
8 years

RE: Quarry Road Track.
Very good conditions East of the bridge (Hornsby side), nice and dry. Track is a bit damp in the first 1/2 km climb up from the bridge on the West side (no Sun?)....

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Amber
8 years

Not to bad. I rode from Quarry rd to Stewart ave + extras.
Water across alot of track, but mostly just on surface.
Though there is some parts you should take care when riding on.

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Green
8 years

All good, though the recent rain has made new ruts and regulars will hence need to revise their 'lines' when climbing.

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Green
8 years

the main fireroad trail is great - loose as always (i assume) but in good enough shape

HOWEVER - if you follow the route description and take the trail that goes left at the obelisk (or...

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Green
9 years

Trail in great shape.

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Green
10 years

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

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Red
10 years

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

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Green
10 years

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

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Red
10 years

TOTAL FIREBAN AND TRAIL CLOSURE IN KG / Garigal NP SINCE FRIDAY 20/11 @ 8 AM

see: http://nobmob.com/node/11452...

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Green
10 years

Rode this track on 29/10. All quite good after recent rain - does drain well. Plenty of water bars and climbing if you like that sort of thing. Its a pretty tough ride for an out-and-back trip,...

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Green
10 years

This fire-trail drains well even after heavy rain. Generally absent of large clay or sandy patches.

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