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Ankle Biters Loop, Pemberton Mtb Park

  • Less than 1 hour
  • 0.5 km
    • Mountain Bike Easy

Ankle Biters is a short loop at the top of the south side of ‘Pump Hill’ trails, perfect for beginner riders. A very gentle uphill is followed by a subtle descent, with a few small whoops and corners.

Trail Start

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Ankle Biters is accessed from the trailhead on the south side of the ‘Pump Hill’ trails. Entry to the trail is on the right

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This trail is a short, easy loop along the top of the south side of the ‘Pump Hill’ trails. Ridden clockwise, the trail features a gentle, gradual climb followed by an equally gradual descent with a few small humps and corners, making it perfect for those not wanting much speed. It also makes a good warm-up or time-passer for those riding with others of varying speed and ability. 

Locals Tip: A few pedal strokes on the descending side makes for more fun, but watch for the tight corners. 

Ankle Biters is part of the Pemberton Mtb Network

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Time / Duration

5 - 10 minutes


500m loop

What To Pack

Group C (Mountain bike trails) required.

Trail Start

Ankle Biters is accessed from the trailhead on the south side of the ‘Pump Hill’ trails. Entry to the trail is on the right

Get directions

Trail End

Mountain Bike


Likely to be a combination of fire road or wide single track with a gentle gradient, smooth surface and relatively free of unavoidable obstacles. Short sections may exceed these criteria. Frequent encounters are likely with walkers, runners, horse riders and other cyclists. Suitable for beginner/novice mountain bikers in good health with basic mountain bike
skills and using off-road bikes.


Toilets, BBQs and picnic facilities are located at Pemberton Pool
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Bicycle Rack
  • Car Park
  • Coach Parking
  • Dog Friendly
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
  • Water Access Points

Best time of year

All year round. Spring - September to November there are lots of wildflowers about.


Trail Access

Road or Bus to Pemberton, 327km (3.5 hours) drive south of Perth

Prohibited Items

Motor bikes are prohibited
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1 trail goers have rated Ankle Biters Loop, Pemberton Mtb Park as 1 out of 5!

We love to hear from people who've been on our Western Australian trails, so it would be most appreciated it if you wanted to leave a review.

Jack Emerton

Reviewed 17 Jun 2017, 6:16pm

When we road this trail it was very badly covered with branches and bark from the bluegums wont be much fun for the younger ones till it is cleaned up.

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