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 challenging ride commences in the gateway town of Harrietville. The scenic Great Alpine Road is flanked by tall forests in the early part of the ride. Mount Buffalo and Mt Feathertop are landmarks in the endless vistas that greet you at the top.
Distance: 30 kilometres
Rise: 1,321 metres
Grade Average: 4 per cent
Grade Max: 18 per cent
Start: Corner of Bon Accord Track and Great Alpine Rd, Harrietville.
Finish: Hotham sign at skier’s tunnel, Great Alpine Rd, Hotham
Water: Transit lounge, Hotham Village and The General Store
Shelter: Transit lounge Hotham Village, Corral Car Park.
Mobile coverage: In the village all major providers however Telstra is the best option.