Posts Tagged with: trailswa

Camping and Cycling in Nannup

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Camping & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & South West & Travelling Me & western australia & Wildlife & Wildflowers on September 25th 2016 2 Comments Camping-Nannup

With a few nights up our sleeve we travelled down to Nannup to mountain bike a few of the local trails before the long weekend. Nannup is located in Western Australia’s south west along Vasse Highway, in between Bridgetown and Margaret River. The Blackwood River and a few creek systems pass through the town making …

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Cycle the Railway Reserves Heritage Trail

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Day trips from Perth & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Cross Country & Perth Hills on August 25th 2016 0 Comments Swanview-tunnel-Perth-blogger

We’ve wanted to experience the Railway Reserves Heritage trail for a while now and with a promise of flowing waterfalls thanks to a rather generous winter season we thought it was perfect timing to put our plans into action.

The 41 km trail loop traces the old eastern railway line, passing through neighbourhoods grown from early …

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Challenging Mountain Bike Park close to Perth CBD

Posted in - Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Parks & Perth Hills & Travelling Me on August 13th 2016 0 Comments View-from-top-mtb-park

Not letting an unlucky incident impede future fun at the Goat Farm Mountain Bike Park, we decided to return and bring along the camera to capture some sections of the park. The Goat Farm which isn’t a farm at all is located in Greenmount National Park and close to the city of Midland. It’s a mountain …

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Skills Park at Goat Farm Mountain Bike Park

Posted in - Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Parks & Perth Hills & Perth, Australia on May 28th 2016 0 Comments Goat-Farm-MTB-Park-Perth

The Goat Farm Mountain Park is located in Greenmount National Park, just off Great Eastern Hwy (94) and under 10km from Midland Train Station.

The plan was to ride the blue cruiser trail to cannonball, and while I continue down the blue cross country trail, Derek would take the downhill black trail. We started at the …

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First time guide at Kalamunda MTB Circuit

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Cross Country & MTB Parks & western australia on April 2nd 2016 0 Comments Gottysnobble-and-Flaccid-Ashbac

The Kalamunda circuit area combines a range of different trails so you’ll never grow bored, 1 year later and we’ve only covered a quarter of the trails and there’s 40km of them. Cross country, technical, jumps and downhill. Plus it’s all located in some pretty exceptional forest. And afterwards finish your ride with a refreshment from …

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Kalamunda mountain bike circuit + Oasis Tea Rooms

Posted in - Coffee & Cycle Friendly Cafes & Day trips from Perth & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Cross Country & MTB Parks & Perth Hills & Travelling Me & western australia on October 12th 2015 0 Comments Camel-Farm

Returning from our short Munda Biddi trip a couple of weeks ago, we have been keenly talking about finding some mountain biking trails closer to Perth. A quick google and we came across the Kalamunda mountain bike circuit located only 40km from Perth city in the Kalamunda hills.

The circuit comprises of over 40km of trails for …

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Mountain biking the Munda Biddi

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Camping & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & Munda Biddi & western australia on September 5th 2015 0 Comments Mountain-bikes-and-trailer

The Munda Biddi Trail is an adventurous 1,000km off road mountain bike trail stretching from Mundaring to Albany. It meanders through all sorts of terrain and some incredible forest systems. There are unenclosed huts with basic toilets along the trail or alternatively the trail passes through small towns, giving riders an opportunity to spend the night and stock up on …

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Day 2; Karta Barnu to Manjimup

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Camping & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & Munda Biddi & Perth, Australia & South West & Travelling Me & western australia on September 3rd 2015 4 Comments Camping

This morning I woke with the sun and excitably poked my head out of the tent reminding myself where I was –  in the middle of the forest in Western Australia’s south west. It was quiet and not even a stir from the birds. I walked around briefly snapping a couple of photos of the …

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Donnelly River to Karta Barnu, Munda Biddi Trail

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & Munda Biddi & South West & Travelling Me & western australia & Wildlife & Wildflowers on August 26th 2015 5 Comments Donnelly-River-2015

Having arrived in the holiday village of Donnelly River the evening before, we woke up the next morning ready to begin the mountain bike ride. Spending the night in the mill cottage turned out to be a great idea, we relaxed by the fire and ate a nice big steak for dinner.

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Cycling the Carinyah Trail

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Cross Country & Perth Hills & Travelling Me on July 11th 2015 0 Comments Carinyah-Trail-2

I did something a outside of the normal routine on the weekend, completing a 15km off road cycle along the Carinyah Trail outside of Perth. I’ve only ever cycled on the road which is hard reliable concrete and today was a taste of cross country mountain biking, an exciting experience.

During the week whilst researching some trails I stumbled on …

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