Cycle Mount Baw Baw. 13km, 6h, grade 5.

From December 17, 2019 7:00 am until 1:00 pm
Categories: Cycling

"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. 
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.
Short and steep. When you reach the village at the top, the feeling of satisfaction is second only to the views, which are breathtaking.
Distance 6.5km, Rise 741m, Grade Average 11.4%, Grade Max 20.6% 
Start at The Gantry, Mt Baw Baw Tourist Road 
Finish at Mt Baw Baw Village Entry Gates, Mt Baw Baw Tourist Road Water Village Restaurant (check opening hours) 
Indoor shelter and toilets in the village Mobile coverage Good for Telstra and Optus, some blackspots 
Paper Passport Stamping Station Village Central Restaurant. Open 9:00am to 5:00pm with 24-hour stamp access" - https://www.ridehighcountry.com.au/listing/7-peaks-ride-mt-baw-baw-baw-baw-village/ 
 
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 workloads 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, and other times or events you would like. If this event and time suits you then your registration will be approved. Claire Sandford
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