places that rock

Places That Rock: Cascades Trail

Places That Rock: Cascades Trail

The Cascades Trail will be the longest descending trail around that is so close to a major Australian city. Here's our sneak peek! 14 Mar 2019
Places That Rock: Christchurch Adventure Park

Places That Rock: Christchurch Adventure Park

A chairlift assisted bike park filled with amazing descending trails only 25min from an international airport, it's Christchurch Adventure Park! 23 Feb 2019
Places That Rock: Garapine, QLD

Places That Rock: Garapine, QLD

Up behind the beaches of Noosa, there is a mountain bike park with shuttling and plenty of raw trail. 21 Jan 2019
PTR: Knapsack Reserve

PTR: Knapsack Reserve

Knapsack Reserve. Your gateway to Blue Mountains mountain biking. 26 May 2018
Places That Rock: Harcourt MTB Park

Places That Rock: Harcourt MTB Park

La Larr Ba Gauwa - or Harcourts mountain bike park, is open in Victoria offering plenty of rocky trails for locals and those keen for new trails. 20 Apr 2018
PTR: Thredbo all-mountain trail

PTR: Thredbo all-mountain trail

Dig in for your ultimate guide to the Thredbo All Mountain trail. 2 Apr 2018
PTR: Old Man's Valley, Hornsby, NSW

PTR: Old Man's Valley, Hornsby, NSW

There aren’t a tonne of places in Australia where great trails lie just a few minutes from a major metropolitan centre but Old Man’s Valley, a literal stone's throw from Hornsby in Sydney’s northern suburbs, is just that. 4 Sep 2017
PTR: Margaret River's compartment 10 trails

PTR: Margaret River's compartment 10 trails

The Compartment 10 trails located in the magnificent South West of Western Australia were opened last October after roughly four years of hard work and planning. And AMB enjoyed a guided visit with trail builder boss David Willcox from Common Ground Trails. 30 Apr 2017
Mountain biking at Hidden Vale Adventure Park

Mountain biking at Hidden Vale Adventure Park

Tucked away in the hills behind Grandchester about an hour’s drive west of Brisbane is a Luxury Retreat with a difference. 29 Jul 2016
Ride Davies Creek

Ride Davies Creek

The World Cup event at Cairns this April will surely have drawn a few mountain bikers from around the country, and no doubt they’ll also pack their bikes. 25 Jul 2016
The climbs of Bright

The climbs of Bright

Photo: Tim Bardsley-Smith Words: Sebastian Jayne 16 Mar 2016
Places That Rock: Nerang

Places That Rock: Nerang

Nerang, just 12 kilometres from the tourist haven of Surfers Paradise, is a paradise of a different kind, with many kilometres of rocky, natural, hand-built trail to explore. 17 Feb 2016
Places That Rock:  Thredbo AM trail

Places That Rock: Thredbo AM trail

It’s taken a long time, with a lot of work from a lot of passionate people but the Thredbo All Mountain or Cross Country trail is officially open. 10 Dec 2015
Places That Rock: Trails of the unexpected

Places That Rock: Trails of the unexpected

We have just published our annual travel issue, pulling the ideas from our Places That Rock regular feature into one whole issue. 17 Nov 2015
Kalamunda Mountain Bike Trails

Kalamunda Mountain Bike Trails

The Dell,’ as the area has always been known, has been a staple in the diet of any singletrack enthusiast living in Perth. 16 Nov 2015
Munda Biddi Trail Bike Track

Munda Biddi Trail Bike Track

Currently labelled the world's longest continuous MTB trail, the Munda Biddi travels over 1000km from the hills of Perth to the Port Albany on the south coast of WA. 26 Oct 2015
Carters Road Bike Track

Carters Road Bike Track

A couple of years ago "The Pines" were uninspiring trails that were passed up for better offerings elsewhere and had been scratched out for the fledgling Cape to Cape MTB race. 5 Oct 2015
Australias' Epic Alpine Journey - The Mt Buller Epic Trail

Australias' Epic Alpine Journey - The Mt Buller Epic Trail

The Epic Trail at Mt Buller has had almost a year to settle in, will you be there to ride it for the season opening? 30 Sep 2015
Rainbow Mountain: The definition of up and down

Rainbow Mountain: The definition of up and down

Sneak outside of Rotorua next time you're there, and take a spin up Rainbow Mountain - there's a hot spring as your reward at the end! 26 Sep 2015
Your guide to Smithfield MTB Park

Your guide to Smithfield MTB Park

The oldest mountain bike park in Australia, Smithfield is constantly changing, and hosts a range of national and international events. 21 Sep 2015
Melrose Bike Track

Melrose Bike Track

With over 50km of dedicated singletrack, Melrose is setting itself up as one of the premier mountainbike areas in the state if not the country. 24 Aug 2015