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    Anyone have any info' on the new Thredbo All Mountain trail? - just saw a sneak peek on youtube and it looks promising (I ride a 6" dually). When do they usually have all the downhill tracks ready to use? I know they say the chair is running all year now, but presume there's still some work to do on the trails before they can reopen them after the ski season. Previous years I've not gone till early December.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Camdyson View Post
    Couldn't see a thread on this, so;

    Anyone have any info' on the new Thredbo All Mountain trail? - just saw a sneak peek on youtube and it looks promising (I ride a 6" dually). When do they usually have all the downhill tracks ready to use? I know they say the chair is running all year now, but presume there's still some work to do on the trails before they can reopen them after the ski season. Previous years I've not gone till early December.

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    Opening weekend is 14 Nov. I too am wondering if the AM trail will be open then. I did some riding with one of the Thredbo guys early this year and at that time he said they'd done almost half of the trail. That was Jan. Given the snow season would stop work from late May/early June until as late as now I'm curious to see if they've finished it. The fact that they are posting videos of it (it looks like Sh!tloads of fun) would seem positive.

    Myself and 6 mates are going to be down from Friday 13th till the Monday so if you need riding buddies there'll be plenty around.

    Cheers Scott.

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    https://www.facebook.com/ThredboMTB

    I noticed today it's supposed to be open from the 14th but accessed via a temporary road which I guess means it's not quite finished yet. Still it will be a great addition to the trails there. I'm keen to ride it.

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    Hi Scott,

    I noticed some trail building last time I was up there - think it was early May - but never realised what it was. If the vid' is any idication, it looks good.

    Nov. 13 I'll be in Bright so no go that weekend, but once I hear the new trail's open I'll be working on getting up there ASAP (bit of a drive from East Gippsland!)

    Cheers,

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    Guessing it might not fully open straight up due to moisture and work needed on it after winter. But I'd imagine sections will be.
    Sounds unreal from what Thredbo employees and locals have told me. The bits of it I skied in winter were rad. It's going to be awesome fun for sure. Hoping it doesn't get raced on before it beds in myself
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    Just spoke to the staff on mountain - they are saying it will be ready for the opening weekend on 14th Nov, so you guys can christen it for us!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Camdyson View Post
    Just spoke to the staff on mountain - they are saying it will be ready for the opening weekend on 14th Nov, so you guys can christen it for us!

    Cam

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    I'm going down the weekend of 28th Nov . will make sure i get some gopro of the AM track. I wonder if it follows the Merritts Traverse line that used to be guided tours only.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Camdyson View Post
    Hi Scott,

    I noticed some trail building last time I was up there - think it was early May - but never realised what it was. If the vid' is any idication, it looks good.

    Nov. 13 I'll be in Bright so no go that weekend, but once I hear the new trail's open I'll be working on getting up there ASAP (bit of a drive from East Gippsland!)

    Cheers,

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    Yeah I'm pretty excited. I've been keeping an eye on the weather etc and I reckon it will have bedded in nicely by opening weekend. Crossing fingers.

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    Just FYI I asked Thredbo MTB on their FB page about the route of the AM track.

    They said they are currently updating the trail maps but basically the AM track follows the black/white "proposed trails" line that comes over from the top of the Kozi chairlift over to the ridgeline on the right hand side of the map below (on their website). From the look of it, it follows the old Merritts Traverse line which was only available if you were on a paid guided tour.

    Some other chatter on FB suggests 75% of it is complete (snowgums down?) but Dirt Art are on site at the moment doing more work on it.

    Can't wait to hit it at the end of nov. Will be taking the DH bike and XC/AM bike, might even take the bmx for the pump track

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