There were a couple of steep-ish parts. Most of the field managed to ride it all though, but like any course, some liked it (ie they managed to ride all of it) whilst others found it trickier (ie they walked some of it).
And, of course, the compound effect - 3 or 4 riders behind each other - the first one falters for some reason and they all end up walking a section
All I can say is that off the track it was bl*&^^y muddy and slippery - very slippery! Couple of times I had to think - OK when I fall - which camera do I land on and break!
There is talk (only at this stage I understand) of possibly a State Round running here next season...Fatties can comment more on this 'floated idea'.