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Lenaganook Trail, Western Bypass Map & GPX

Two previous postings cover riding the Great Dividing Trail’s Leanganook Track. One from Castlemaine to Bendigo and the other in the reverse direction. The Castlemaine to Bendigo route described a route to bypass the very tough climb (or drop) up the southern face of Lenaganook (Mt Alexander). Only very fit and very expert riders can […]

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Easter Saturday: Leanganook – Bendigo to Castlemaine

See prior posting of 1st March for a full description of riding this trail. The Hard Way With Bendigo at 230m and Castemaine at 280m, this was uphill overall. Not that you would notice although the hills over the Coliban Channel tunnels did seem to have steeper slopes going this way. But they are short […]

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Leanganook Track variation, Great Dividing Trail

IMBA estimated rating Blue, more difficult.65km approx.L=left, R=right, SA=straight ahead, 1L=1st left, @T= at T junction, @X= at cross roads Route Castlemaine – Harcourt – Bendigo bypassing the scramble of Leanganook (Mt Alexander). 65km about 5 hours with breaks at moderate pace slowed a bit by injury about 20km from Bendigo, we are fit 50s […]

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