Barron's Flat Ride
If your looking at doing the Barron's Flat Ride, make sure that you are well prepared for a long slog with plenty of mud holes and dismounts.
Its definatly worth the effort if you are prepared for it, but the DOC litrature makes it sound a little easier than it actually is.
DOC say its an intermediate ride mostly downhill, sometimes boggy with the occational carry inplaces.
A more accurate description is probably
An Intermediate / Advanced grade 3-4 ride a couple of long downhill stretches, but with plenty of uphill bits as well. Many bog holes mostly unrideable if wet with a lot of carrying and dismounting involved.
riding time approx 4.5 hours, with rests about 5-6 hours total.