Ragged Jack

Ragged Jack is the baby brother to Ben Lomond (and the Jacob’s ladder route), so we created a ride dedicated to good ole Jack. While he might be a little smaller in stature, he’s a cute little bugger. 

This ride starts about 30 min outside of Launceston. You get a relaxed warm up with peak-a-boo views of Ben Lomond and Ragged Jack along along a gravel road that is undulating with an upward trend. After a short, but really fun downhill, you cross the North Esk river and back onto C401 and then within a few miles / kilometers you reach the Ben Lomond road. After climbing a short bit, you split off right onto Ragged Jack road. Read More

Adventure / Gravel Route

– Loop : 32 miles (51 Km) / 3700 ft gain (1128 meters)
– Mixed: ~ 80% gravel
– Location: ~ Launceston, Tasmania
– Rideable: Spring thru Fall
– Route Author: Captain “O”
– Published: December 2018

Difficulty

Moderate. Due to the amount of climbing versus distance.

The Start

At the intersection of C401 (Blessington road) and C415 (Musselboro road). Park on the shoulder of Musselboro road.

Food / Water

None


Downloads

Cue Sheet / GPX FileTCX File

Legend

Red = paved road
Brown = gravel / dirt road

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