Archive for XC Route

What’s goin’ on?

What’s goin’ on?

As the great Marvin Gaye asked: What’s goin’ on? You want to be in the know? OK! Here’s a quick update on what’s happening on the Hill over the past few months.

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Plenty going on Hillside

Plenty going on Hillside

You may have noticed that there’s not been a lot of news about the work going on at Aston Hill on the site; this is because the builders are posting straight to our Facebook page. Go and take a look to catch up with up-to-the-minute…

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Boardwalk open for business

Boardwalk open for business

The boardwalk is back open for business, but will be shut again in the near future for a second coat. Keep your eyes on the website for updates. Otherwise enjoy!

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Red Run and XC detour

Red Run and XC detour

If you go down to the woods today… …then be aware that the boardwalk section at the end of the Red Run is closed to have non-slip paint applied. There will be a detour in place and it should be open again midweek, weather allowing….

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A new trail is born

A new trail is born

The first Hillbilly Trail Crew meet happened on Sunday 7th November with a very specific objective in mind: to get an old ‘secret’ piece of the XC route open and linking into the bottom of the Red Run. 22 people showed up at stupid o’clock…

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Hillbillies’ gonna work it out

Hillbillies’ gonna work it out

A quick thanks to all those Hillbillies that showed up for a few hours hard graft clearing the backside of the XC loop; the entire switchback climb at the far end of the park is now clear of debris and looking schweet! Want to get…

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Under the boardwalk…

Under the boardwalk…

You may remember talk of a raised boardwalk section back in January. Well, it’s now built, complete and ready to ride.

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Aston Hill to be featured in Advertland

Aston Hill to be featured in Advertland

If you’re into your gadgets, video or photography then you may see an advert fairly soon featuring some familiar trail.

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North Shore nearly finished!

North Shore nearly finished!

The addition to the end of the Red Run / XC downhill has been on the cards for a while. It’s now one step closer to completion, thanks to a morning of graft by Rich and team.

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