Todays social ride was the culmination of several weeks work exploring some of the wonderful trails around Jimna. The ride was in two halves with the morning loop exploring the Timber history of Jimna, and the afternoon loop exploring the Gold Mining history.
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The purpose of our ride today was to explore some trails around the headwaters of the Noosa River near Neebs Waterhole in Great Sandy National Park
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Yielo Station is a large property on the edge of the Conondale National Park which was settled during the Jimna gold rush in the 1860′s. Today’s adventure took us on several unusual loops through Yielo as we explored different tracks that we could use in an upcoming social ride.
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I’ve been camping before, and I’ve done multi-day bike rides before, but I’ve never done both. “Bikepacking” is “Backpacking” on a bike, and it’s completely new to me.
Here’s the story of my first attempt. I’ve included a summary of my discoveries at the end of the article.
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The purpose of today’s ride was to explore some of the history around Jimna as we followed twisty forest trails high in the Conondale Range.
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Ever since my first visit to beautiful North Stradbroke Island last year with Jonathan, I’ve wanted to return and explore it on the bike.
When Jason suggested we catch the ferry across this weekend, I jumped at the opportunity.
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My friends and I spend a lot of time looking at maps. When we saw a remote place up in the hills behind Mt Sylvia called “Paradise” our curiosity got the better of us – we felt compelled to visit.
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Words fail me when I try to describe the rugged beauty of the Border Track which follows the precarious ridge along the state border between Queensland and NSW.
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