Mountain Biking in Gate 19, Adelaide, South Australia Australia

Vertical drop:
393ft / 120m
Adelaide, the liveliest city in Australia, is the capital of South Australia state. It is situated on the Adelaide Plains and more specifically at the north side of Fleurieu Peninsula. It was built next to Torrens River and is surrounded by the Mount Lofty Ranges and the Gulf St Vincent. The climate is considered to be Mediterranean, with dry and hot summers and temperatures that can reach up to 42°C/107.6°F, and humid and cool winters with frequent rainfalls. Overall, Adelaide is a planned city, organized in five squares in the city center and surrounded entirely by a ring of parks.

Gate 19 (near Kangarilla township) is the perfect destination for the lovers of free-ride/downhill mountain biking. It is a small but very steep pine forest which attracts only advanced/expert riders.

There are several downhill tracks addressed to intermediate/advanced riders with lots of natural obstacles, many steep sections, demanding terrain, many big jumps and a vertical drop of 393 ft/120 m! Even the easier tracks require good riding skills, so beware that Gate 19 is not for the beginner and inexperienced rider!

Note: Riders must wear helmets.