Come with us on a group trail running adventure through the unmapped and forgotten Cobaw State Forest. Our Hidden Trails of Cobaw Tour is 26km of challenging, disorientating maze of single trail. This is a great tour to refine your trail flow skills. With breaks this run should take approximately 4-5 hrs to complete. This challenging loop has a progressive, runnable elevation of 1100m and will push your ability and test your pacing.
Cobaw is a part of the Macedon Ranges and is situated 70km north west of Melbourne. The Cobaw State Forest is a Special Protection Zone and has many significant environmental values. It includes highly significant habitat with threatened fauna such as the eastern pygmy-possum, powerful owl, brush-tailed phascogale and brown treecreeper. The Cobaw trails are a trail runners dream. Consisting of primarily single trails interconnected by 4wd access trails of varying technical difficulty. These sections make for a great opportunity to regroup, take a breath and prepare for the next quality single trail section.
Our travel time from the CBD is approx 2 hours, which includes a 15 minute stop off for food, drink and toilet break.
Some of the highlights on our adventure include:
Rollercoaster Junior (a 2km section of short, technical up and down creek crossings)
Long Gully creek scramble
Long Gully Lookout
Cobaw Ridge Climb
Cobaw Ridge Winery
Post run we will grab some local food and drink in Lancefield.c