Victoria’s 7 Peaks Ride is an at-your-own pace cycling challenge which runs from late October to April. Taking you up winding mountain roads, around steep turns and past spectacular views right to the top of seven Victorian Alpine Resorts.
This Bogong High Plain Road ride is 29.5 kilometres from Mount Beauty to Falls Creek. The climb of over 1,100 metres is winding with a series of ascents and descents in the earlier and mid-sections. You will head past Bogong Village and Howman’s Gap before arriving at Falls Creek. Waterfalls, wildflowers, mountain streams and tall gum forests line your ride.
Distance: 29.5 kilometres
Rise: 1,129 metres
Grade Average: 4 per cent
Grade Max: 10 per cent
Start: Corner of Tawonga Crescent and Bogong High Plains Road, Mt Beauty
Finish: Falls Creek stone wall sign at entrance to car park area Bogong High Plains Road, Falls Creek
Water and Shelter: Day Shelter under Visitor Information Centre, 1 Slalom Street.
Mobile coverage: Fairly good, some black spots.