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Welcome to the 39th running of the Bright Alpine Climb – 4 Peaks!

Steeped in history and having hosted some of the finest athletes Australia has produced – the Bright Alpine Climb, affectionately known as the “4 Peaks” is an amazing way to experience 4 great spots in the Victorian high country!

Online Entries open 1 June 2018.

 

 

Saturday 3rd November

Mt Buffalo – 10.6km / 1340m gain

Starting at the Eurobin Creek Picnic Area – runners depart the lower end of the picnic area onto The Big Walk. The Big Walk winds its way up Mt Buffalo and finishes at the Old Buffalo Chalet. Take a camera – the views and landscapes are amazing.

Sunday 4th November

Mt Feathertop – 12km / 1652m gain

Starting at the Tavare Park in Harrietville – runners make their way up Bungalow Spur to The Summit of Mt Feathertop passing Federation Hut on the way.

Monday 5th November

Mt Hotham – 15km / 1867m gain

Starting in Harrietville, participants leave the Tabare Park cross the Ovens River and proceed up Bon Accord Track, this trail follows the river for approx 6km and then leaves the river and climbs steeply up Bon Accord Spur to the Bon Accord Hut Ruins and then participants climb steeply to meet The Razorback and then a further undulating kilometre to the finish at Dimattina Hut. Times will be taken here and participants who arrive prior to 11am can choose to descend the way they came. A bus will do shuttle runs to and from Harrietville. The last shuttle will go through to Bright. please organise your own pick up on Mt Hotham where ever possible. The bus seating is limited.

Tuesday 6th November

Mystic Hill – 11km / 562m gain

Starting in Wandilligong, participants leave the Alpine Park via Grenville’s Rd, turning right and beginning a winding climb into the pine plantations and toward the approach of the summit of Mystic Hill from the East. upon reaching the summit and traversing the launch pad – participants head south along Water Reserve Track which climbs another 120m over the next 2km. Participants then turn left in a very steep descent back down to the pine plantation where the course levels out and they wind their way back to the finish.

 

 

These are earlybird registrations and will increase on 1 August 2018.

Entry costs are listed for both Runners and Walkers separately below.


Runner Entry Fees. (see below for walker fees)


Mystic Hill:
Adult (18yrs+) $25 per person
Youth (13 – 17yrs) $5 per person
Kids (12yrs and under): FREE (must be accompanied by a paying adult – one child per adult).

Feathertop
Adult (18yrs+) $25 per person
Youth (13 – 17yrs) $5 per person
Kids (12yrs and under): FREE (must be accompanied by a paying adult – one child per adult).

Mt Hotham
Adult (18yrs+) $25 per person
Youth (13 – 17yrs) $5 per person
Kids (12yrs and under): FREE (must be accompanied by a paying adult – one child per adult).

Mt Buffalo
Adult (18yrs+) $25 per person
Youth (13 – 17yrs) $5 per person
Kids (12yrs and under): FREE (must be accompanied by a paying adult – one child per adult).

4 Day Pass
Adult (18yrs+) $80 per person
Youth (13 – 17yrs) $15 per person
Kids (12yrs and under): FREE (must be accompanied by a paying adult – one child per adult).
Kids (12 years and under) not with a paying adult – $14.

ON THE DAY ENTRY
Adult (18yrs+) $28 per person per event
Adult 4 Day Pass – $90 per person.
Youth (13 – 17yrs) $10 per person per event
Youth 4 Day Pass – $20 per person.
Kids (12yrs and under): FREE (must be accompanied by a paying adult – one child per adult).
Kids (12 years and under) not with a paying adult – $5.

  • Participants in the runner field will start at 8am each day.
  • Runners in the runner field will be in the running for prizes based on age groups.
  • It is an expectation that if you enter the runner field you will run as much of the course as possible.
  • Participants in the runner field that complete all 4 runs will be in the running for SkyRunning points.

WALKERS Entry Fees


Mystic Hill:
Adult (18yrs+) $20 per person
Youth (13 – 17yrs) $5 per person
Kids (12yrs and under): FREE (must be accompanied by a paying adult – one child per adult).

Feathertop
Adult (18yrs+) $20 per person
Youth (13 – 17yrs) $5 per person
Kids (12yrs and under): FREE (must be accompanied by a paying adult – one child per adult).

Mt Hotham
Adult (18yrs+) $20 per person
Youth (13 – 17yrs) $5 per person
Kids (12yrs and under): FREE (must be accompanied by a paying adult – one child per adult).

Mt Buffalo
Adult (18yrs+) $20 per person
Youth (13 – 17yrs) $5 per person
Kids (12yrs and under): FREE (must be accompanied by a paying adult – one child per adult).

4 Day Pass
Adult (18yrs+) $60 per person
Youth (13 – 17yrs) $15 per person
Kids (12yrs and under): FREE (must be accompanied by a paying adult – one child per adult).
Kids (12 years and under) not with a paying adult – $14.

ON THE DAY ENTRY
Adult (18yrs+) $25 per person per event
Adult 4 Day Pass – $70 per person.
Youth (13 – 17yrs) $7 per person per event
Youth 4 Day Pass – $20 per person.
Kids (12yrs and under): FREE (must be accompanied by a paying adult – one child per adult).
Kids (12 years and under) not with a paying adult – $5.

  • Participants in the walker field will start at 7am each day.
  • Walkers in the walker field will be in the running for lucky door – random prizes each day.
  • It is an expectation that if you enter the walker field you will walk the course.

the fee’s and charges as listed above are to ensure the event is viable for years to come and can comply with all necessary permissions and authorities. mountain Sports appreciates this event has always been extremely cheap to enter and taking into consideration the compliance that is now needed we have set the new fee’s to reflect these costs.


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