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The World Trail crew were super fortunate to be invited along on Mt Buller’s Pygmy Possum monitoring program.
Until relatively recently the Pygmy Possum (Burramys Parvus) was thought to be extinct. It turned out however that small communities were surviving in various alpine locations. The guys at Mt Buller estimate the Pygmy Possum population within the resort area to be currently (only!) ~70 and have an extensive management plan in place to protect these resourceful little critters and their environment.Read More
Summer weather is full force with Victoria enduring a week long heatwave with maximum temperatures pinned at 40+ degrees.
It’s pretty tough trail building down in the valley in that kind of heat. Relief comes in the form of Total Fire Ban days, during which construction work must cease. There have been a couple of Total Fire Ban days this week so it’s been a good opportunity to get out and ride.Read More
I’ll give you a tip. Commercial trail building is a genuinely tough but awesome gig. It soon sorts out whether you really love the process of trail building or not.
Me? I love the ritual, the discomfort, the weather, the giant trees, the giant insects, the daily adventures, the satisfaction in each and every meter.Read More