Mountain biker on Mt Difficulty Track
Image: John Robinson | Creative Commons



Enjoy fantastic views of Gibbston Valley and Cromwell basin along the way, and out to the Doolan mountains from the top.

30 km | 33 km | 38 km one way

Walking and tramping

1 day Advanced: Tramping track

Mountain biking

Advanced: Grade 4

Other activities

  • Horse riding

Seasonal restrictions

No exit or entry via Long Gully Loop Track from 1 October to 30 November due to lambing.

Stay safe in the outdoors

  1. Choose the right trip for you. Learn about the route and make sure you have the skills for it.
  2. Understand the weather. Check weather forecasts
  3. Pack warm clothes and extra food. Check gear lists
  4. Share your plans and take ways to get help. Share directly or use the Outdoor Intentions form or Plan My Walk. Take a distress beacon. 
  5. Take care of yourself and each other.


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