A Spectacular Challenge
The Great Alpine Rd connecting Harrietville - Mt Hotham - Dinner Plain - Omeo provides a great challenge for road cyclists. Starting in the beautiful valley town of Harrietville, this ride takes you up one of the most stunning roads in Australia.
The road winds through lush green areas, tall forests and majestic snowgums, then traverses the top of the mountain range, surrounded by vistas of endless mountain peaks and valleys.
The road passes local huts and ski lodges, providing a spectacular view of Mt Buffalo, Mt Feathertop and the high plains. The ride a true alpine challenge with climbs with a maximum grade of 18%.
Mt Hotham Village supplies free fresh drinking water and public facilities at the Transit Station next to the main Village carpark (Corral carpark). You can also stop at The General in the resort for a meal, coffee or cold drink.
Harrietville to Hotham
Grade average: 4.2%
Omeo to Hotham