Yarra Tracks and Trails

Candlebark Adventure Tracks

Candlebark Track Work List - 14th June 2015
Scope of work is basic drainage work and to eliminate existing drainage trenches because these aren't appropriate in this area. Drainage trenches have been filling with mud and keeping low areas soft and prone to accelerated erosion.

All work is on existing trail footprint. Basic tools - shovels and fire rakes.

Location of work is identified by the trail name as noted here: http://www.yarratrails.com.au/candlebark/sections/candlebark-trails.html

Track Prologue
Notes Basic profiling and sweeping 5-degree drainage.
Track Hans
Notes Fill and profile for wide drainage
Track Hans
Notes Remove drainage trench and profile for wide drainage
Track GSB1
Notes Profile for wide drainage
Track GSB1
Notes Profile for wide drainage
Track GSB2
Notes Remove drainage trench, fill inside of bend and profile for wide drainage
Track Upper Switchback
Notes Profile several points in long downhill for drainage and to reduce volume and speed of water running down the trail
Track Upper Switchback
Notes Problem erosion point at a high tyre pressure point. Soften sharp edges and re-profile to discourage water running down the middle of the rut
Track Upper Switchback
Notes Profile gentle slope to spill water just above the problem erosion point above.
Track GSB2
Notes Remove drainage trench and profile for wide drainage
Track Upper Switchback
Notes Remove rocks and encourage drainage off the side of the track
Track Upper Switchback
Notes Remove rocks and encourage drainage off the side of the track
Track Leaky Dam
Notes Smooth ridge and profile for wide drainage at several points in downhill section
Track Rocky Chute
Notes Remove drainage trench and profile for wide drainage
Track Lower Diggings Link
Notes Profile at several points to reduce volume and speed of water running down the track