Trackcare is all about connecting mountain bike riders and bushwalkers with the care, maintenance and construction of Hobart’s great tracks and trails.
Run by the City of Hobart’s Bushcare program, Trackcare volunteers learn trail building skills and help look after our amazing bushland tracks on kunanyi / Mount Wellington, and in the mountain’s foothills.
We hold regular ‘dig days’ where volunteers are taught practical trackwork techniques, meet fellow track users, and help shape Hobart’s bushland trail network.
You don't need any experience – expert training, tools and equipment are all provided.
Dig days are held on the third Sunday of every month, 10 am – 3 pm, at various track locations in our bushland reserves.
If you want to join Trackcare and help maintain our tracks and trails, sign up for our Trackcare emails to receive up-to-date information.
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Upcoming information session
To get on track for 2019, we are hosting a Trackcare information session in January. We will welcome your feedback on the program and provide you with some details of our plans for the future.
All Trackcarers and the mountain bike and bushwalking community are invited to attend the session.
When: Thursday 31 January 2019
Time: 6 - 7 pm
Where: Shambles Brewery (back room), 222 Elizabeth Street, Hobart
RSVP by emailing or phoning 03 6238 2884 by Tuesday 29 January.
We look forward to your input and to seeing you on the track at a future dig day.
Trackcare dig days
For all dig days you will need: sturdy boots, long pants, long sleeves, a hat, drinking water and lunch. Hot drinks and biscuits are provided.
Note: Occasionally we have to postpone a Trackcare dig day at the last minute due to inclement weather. If that's the case we'll let you know via the Bushcare Facebook page, so please check that page if heavy rain or very strong winds are forecast.
Sunday 17 February: Missing Link track connection
Meeting point: Carpark off Strickland Avenue, before Strickland Falls, Wellington Park.
Time: 10 am – 3 pm.
Come and join us to help build the new Missing Link track.
Volunteering with Trackcare is a great way to learn new track building techniques while having fun on the mountain.
We will bring the tools and biscuits. Please bring along your friends and family.
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