Cycle Mt Buller. 31km, 6h, grade 5.

From December 19, 2019 7:00 am until 2:00 pm
Categories: Cycling

Take a moment to view neighbouring Mt Stirling and the High Country panorama. Distance 15.3 kilometres, Rise 921m, Grade Average 6.2%, Grade Max 13%. Start at the Mt Buller sign, Mirimbah Park, Mt Buller Tourist Road, Mirimbah.

Cycle Mt Buller. 31km, 6h, grade 5.

“Mirimbah to Mt Buller is a 15.3 kilometre ride with a challenging 921 vertical metres of climb which tests you right from the start. 

This ride is a test of strength and endurance that only gets tougher in the final few kilometres in the Village, but the scenery is spectacular, so take a moment to take in the views of neighbouring Mt Stirling and the High Country panorama.  
Distance 15.3 kilometres 
Rise 921m 
Grade Average 6.2% 
Grade Max 13% 
Start Mt Buller sign, Mirimbah Park, Mt Buller Tourist Road, Mirimbah.  
[See also for the park and Delatite river,   https://www.victoriashighcountry.com.au/listing/mirimbah-park-2/ ]
Finish 
Finish Under the Clocktower at Mt Buller Village. Water Water fountain in Village Square. Shelter Village Square Plaza (check opening hours). 
 
Mobile coverage 
Very good on most major providers, some black spots down low.  
 
Paper Passport Stamping Station 
Alpine Central (check times).” 
https://www.ridehighcountry.com.au/listing/7-peaks-ride-mt-buller-mount-buller/ 
 
 “The Mt Buller Village offers a range of facilities for visitors in summer, ensuring that everything you need is right at your doorstep. But might be miles from civilisation, but we've still got free Wi-Fi! Click here to view the Mt Buller Village Map. 
 
FACILITIES 
ATM 
There are two ATM's at Mt Buller. One ATM is located in the Village Square Plaza in the Village Square. 
The other ATM is located in the entrance of Alpine Central. 
 
Chapel  
A multi-denominational Chapel, serving the needs of the Mt Buller Community. 
The Chapel is also available year round for weddings. For general information about weddings at Mt Buller please click here or call 03 5777 6077. 
 
Village Square Plaza 
The Village Square Plaza has public seating, restrooms, restaurants, free WI-FI and ATM. 
Located in the Village Square open 7am - late. 
 
Information Centre 
Drop into the Alpine Central Information Centre for all you need to know about summer at Mt Buller. 
Located on the top floor of Alpine Central. Phone 03 5777 6077. 
 
Free Wi-Fi The Village Square Plaza offers free Wi-Fi for visitors in 20 minute blocks per 24 hours. 
 
Museum 
The National Alpine Museum provides a fascinating insight into the history of Mt Buller. More info Phone 03 5777 6077  
 
Post Office 
The Mt Buller Post Office is located on the top level of Alpine Central and is open daily. Phone 03 5777 6077. 
 
Public Toilets Located in the Village Square Plaza open 7am - late 
 
Buller Grocer Supermarket 
Located in the heart of the Village centre, Buller Grocer is a licensed supermarket open seven days a week. More info Phone 03 5777 6133 
 
Prayer Room 
Located on level 1 of Alpine Central, open 8:30am - 5pm daily. Phone 03 5777 6077” 
https://www.mtbuller.com.au/Summer/resort-info/the-village
 
By registering via the 7 Peaks app and completing at least one peak you will go in the draw to win a European cycling holiday.” - https://www.ridehighcountry.com.au/listing/7-peaks-ride-lake-mountain-marysville/ 
 
Ride Description 
Victoria’s 7 Peaks Ride is an at-your-own pace cycling challenge open to participate in 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. 
GRADE 5 – prolonged steep grades like Mt Buffalo and Falls Creek. 
Equipment: Bicycle, helmet, water, whistle, money. Cycling For single half day or full day cycling events consider bringing a current medical information form. 
Puncture repair kit including pump Water bottles Sunscreen Helmet Gloves Sufficient food and water bearing in mind the distance, duration, and workload of the event Suitable clothing and footwear Wet weather waterproofs Basic tools for bicycle maintenance Basic first aid kit including your specific medication eg asthma applicator Torch or headlamp for contingencies It is responsibility of each member to update EMERGENCY CONTACT (and) MEDICAL  information if there is a change in details. 
Registrations and reversals are best made early and may close a few days (or even weeks) before an event, in this case the week before. 
Make a booking enquiry via the "REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT" button. 
Enquiries can be made on the registration form. Participants can remain unlisted, and let me know if you have any queries. 
You may like to include questions on cost of transport, whether you do our don't want participants to appear on the program, and how to decide whether the event is easy, challenging, or difficult. 
Also feel free to express enthusiasm for cycling, and other times or events you would like. 
If this event and time suits you then your registration will be approved.
GRADE 4 Bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may be long, rough and very steep. Directional signage may be limited. Refer to the website in order to pack, to fill in medical declaration, to refer to policies for car pooling, and for emergency contact procedure, Event grade descriptions, what to bring, and medical information form, https://murrayvalleybushwalkers.org.au/index.php/risk-management/event-management.
However, a more thorough guide to packing can be found at wildwomenhikes.com
Treatment of bites and stings can be refreshed at  Austin Health.
Claire Sandford  
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