Last Updated: 21st Sep 2023

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Pete's Luck At Last

Last Updated: 21st Sep 2023

Beginner - Intermediate

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Grunt Factor: 9 ?

Gnarl Factor: 23 ?

7.0km

120m

12m

60m

  

  

  

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Trail Map

Type of Run

Front country - easily accessible

Out and Back

Undulating, small hills only

Dog Friendly

Native bush

Plantation/exotic forest

Riverside

Run Makeup

85%
10%
5%

Easy Single Track

Moderate Single Track

Technical Single Track

Average Uphill Gradient: +8.1%

Average Downhill Gradient: -8.1%

Trailhead

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Estimated Times to Run

1:00

Slow

45:00

Moderate

30:00

Fast

The track is mostly flat following a creek/river through native bush and pine plantations. Easy trail running which can be fast if you wish. The trail described here is in and out but can be extended to approximately 30Km with several long hills etc,

The track leads into an old mining site so for those interested in this there are some cool relics to see.

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I have parked here numerous times over a 15 year period without security issues.

11 km

15 minutes

Yes

No

Easy.

To find the Luck At Last mine site just follow the track and the creek. If you wish to extend your run there are numerous other tracks in the forest surrounding the mine site. These can be circuits or out and back. If you are unsure about natural navigation make sure you have a map of the area if you go exploring.

Patchy.

Short-sleeved thermal top, Gloves, Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Cellphone, Map

Bring your own drinks if you do not want to risk drinking creek water.

Can be muddy in patches following heavy rain or floods.

Apart from the trail itself there are mine relics and mine shafts in and around Luck At Last. Generally the track to and from the mine site is very good to run on.

Creek Soaking
Adjacent to beginning of trail.
Cool water to calm the leg muscles.

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Trail Reviews

A lot of fun. Make sure to take the logging forestry road not the one on google maps. Says closed at the front sign but if you look on the other side it says Luck at Last track is still open.

Jordan Van Der Klei

February 2, 2022

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