Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resort
Baw Baw, VIC

At a Glance

Trail Overview

Singletrack

Riding Styles

Downhill
XC / Trail

Grading

Green (Easy) Blue (More difficult)

DOWNHILL

Mt Baw Baw’s downhill mountain bike track has developed a reputation within the industry as one of the most challenging and exciting runs in the country. The starting platform is located along side Currawong drive in the Baw Baw village and riders are faced with a large table top before disappearing down the old chairlift run. Riders meander in and out of the bush as the tackle log drops, berms, boulder sections, rollovers, jumps and challenging downhill ramps. Australia’s best riders have conquered the 300 vertical metres plummet in just over 3.20 mins

The main trail will challenge the most competent rider however those not so experienced have the opportunity to bypass the more difficult features via alternate routes. This summer the DH1 track will be open to the public 7 days a week (excluding major event weekends). Just pay your $10 trail access fee at the Adventure Hub when you arrive on mountain, and you’re good to go.

A DH1 shuttle service back to the village will run every half hour from 10am to 4pm most weekends, riders also have access to bike washing facilities. Shuttle avail week days with group bookings of min 4 people. ph 03 5165 1136

CROSS COUNTRY MTB

The Resort’s Village and McMillan trails meander through undulating terrain to the boundary of the Baw Baw National Park in the north.

The single track course provides a good introduction into cross country mountain biking with challenging climbs and exciting descents. Raised decking has been installed over wet areas to ensure the trail remains in good condition throughout the season. The ride is picturesque with rest areas and picnic tables scattered along the trail. Visit the Resort’s iconic landmarks and enjoy stunning sights including fields of wildflowers, forests of Snow Gums and Mountain Ash and the impressive view from the summit. All levels are catered for, meaning beginners right through to hardened experts can explore the area using pedal power

Anthill lookout provides spectacular views over Baragwanath Flat to Mt Phillack and Mt Whitelaw. Numerous species of mammals can be spotted in the snow gum woodland including wombats and deer.

Access to the Cross Country trails is FREE, bring your own bike or hire one from the Adventure Hub on mountain

Finding the Trail Head

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The DH1 track and cross country trails are located within Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resort. Parking is available at the resort (free during summer) with easy access to all trails. Ask a staff member or pick up a trail map – DH1 track opens 30 November- late April, same with XC MTB trails. Visit www.mountbawbaw.com.au for directions or call 03 5165 1136, and easy drive off the Monash freeway, 1 hour from the heart of Gippsland and just 2.5hours from Melbourne.

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