7 Peaks Ride: Mount Buffalo
Victoria’s 7 Peaks Ride is an at-your-own pace cycling challenge which runs from October to April each year, taking you up winding mountain roads, around steep turns and past spectacular views right to the top of seven Victorian Alpine Resorts.
Details of Mount Buffalo ride:
- Distance 20.4km
- Rise 1,015m
- Grade Average 5%
- Grade Max 11%
This ever-popular ride is a balance of steep gradients, sharp corners and breathtaking views. The Mount Buffalo National Park landscape is truly unique with imposing granite tors, towering cliffs, waterfalls, snow gums and wildflowers. After completing the ride at the official finish of the Chalet stairs, the spectacular gorge is a must see and a cool off in Lake Catani is the perfect reward.
Start at Eurobin Creek Picnic Area (Mt Buffalo Entrance), Mt Buffalo Rd, Porepunkah
Finish at Chalet Stairs, (follow the signs to Mount Buffalo Chalet)
Water: The Gorge day visitor area
Shelter: Stone shelters at The Gorge day visitor area and Lake Catani Camping Area
Mobile coverage: Excellent coverage mountain wide with very few black spots.
Paper Passport Stamping Station: Park Visitors Centre - Mt Buffalo Road @ Tuckerbox Corner. 9am - 5pm most days
20.032 km / 12.447 mi
1,425 m / 4,674 ft
428 m / 1,405 ft
1,349 m / 4,427 ft