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      Most guests to Mt Baw Baw think we are just a ski resort, but we are so much more In fact, the resort is open 364 days a year – Mt Baw Baw’s spectacular alpine landscape and mountainous terrain make it a mecca for adventure and offers a unique experience all year round.

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

      All levels are catered for, meaning beginners right through to hardened experts can explore the area using pedal power!

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

      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 and 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. The Mt Baw Baw DH1 track is open during summer, seven days a week (excluding major event weekends) from the end of November til late April each year.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Shuttleable: YES
      Land Status: Ski Resort
      Car Park 1 google parking directions
      Access Info:
      OPTION 1
      Mt Baw Baw Tourist Road

      A beautiful drive through the National Park then up narrow and windy roads to Mt Baw Baw. Travel time from Melbourne CBD is 2.5 hours.

      The turn off from the Princes Hwy (M1) is at the Drouin / Mt Baw Baw exit
      Continue along via Noojee along the Main Neerim Rd (C426)
      Follow this road through Noojee where it will then follow into the Mt Baw Baw Tourist Road (C426)
      Travel through Icy Creek and Tanjil Bren before reaching the resort gates
      Last major fuel stops is at Longwarry (before you exit the Hwy)
      Facts about the Tourist Drive:

      The tourist drive is so very picturesque but is curvy. Stop off via the beautiful old town of Noojee where you can have a quick break, snack or lunch. Chains are available from Neerim South.

      OPTION 2
      South Face Road

      Some gravel roads but wider and less windy. Travel time from Melbourne CBD is 2.5 hours, from Latrobe Valley it’s one hour.

      From Moe:

      From the M1, take the turn off at the Moe exit, and then continue via Erica
      At Parkers Corner, continue straight onto the Thomson Valley Road
      3km along, turn left onto South Face Road
      Last major fuel stop is at Moe
      From Traralgon:

      Turn at the set of traffic lights at McDonald’s in the town centre of Traralgon
      Travel along Grey Street and follow signs to Tyers/Walhalla (C477, C481, C461)
      Continue on the C481 through Rawson
      At Parkers Corner, turn right onto the Thomson Valley Road
      3km along, turn left onto South Face Road
      Last major fuel stop is Traralgon
      Facts about the South Face Road:

      The South Face Road is not sealed for 25km, but the road is not so curvy for those who don’t like the windy roads. Erica is your last stop for chains. Call ahead for opening times. For more information on the South Face Road click here

      OPTION 3
      Scenic Suburbs

      Picturesque and more direct from eastern suburbs. Travel time from Lilydale is 2 hours.
      Your best option for the far eastern suburbs and a more scenic drive is to travel along with the Warburton Highway to Yarra Junction where you turn off onto the Tourist Road near Noojee (C426)

      Travel along the Warburton Hwy to Yarra Junction
      At Yarra Junction turn right onto the Yarra Junction-Noojee Road
      Follow this through Powelltown and Noojee, where you join the Mt Baw Baw Tourist Road
      Continue on through Icy Creek and Tanjil Bren until you reach the entry gate
      Last available fuel is Yarra Junction

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      Region Status
      Caution as of Oct 18, 2021
      Local Trail Association


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      Trails (view details)
      Trails Mountain Bike
      Trails E-Bike
      Trails Hike
      Trails Trail Running
      Trails Horse
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      Trails Snowmobile
      Trails Snowshoe
      Trails Downhill Ski
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      Trails Nordic Ski
      Total Distance
      426 miles
      Total Descent
      49,772 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,239 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,069 ft
      Ridden Counter

      Photos of Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resort Mountain Bike

      27 |
      Aug 5, 2021 @ 1:51am
      Aug 5, 2021
      30 |
      May 30, 2021 @ 3:14pm
      May 30, 2021
      trail: DH1
      116 |
      Feb 20, 2020 @ 1:06am
      Feb 20, 2020

      Videos of Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resort Mountain Bike

      Mt Baw Baw VDHS 2017-18
      trail: DH1
      2:55 | 1117 | Feb 20, 2018
      VDHS Baw Baw
      trail: DH1
      8:44 | 428 | Feb 17, 2020 , Moe

      Recent Trail Reports

      Mueller's Track
      Dec 23, 2021 @ 6:27pm
      Dec 23, 2021
      Variabletroy-mortimertrack in good condition
      Upper Tyers Trail
      Jan 31, 2021 @ 1:29pm
      Jan 31, 2021
      Wetrowanparton HHBP TC
      McMillan's Link
      Nov 30, 2020 @ 8:45pm
      Nov 30, 2020
      Wetmtbawbaw Trail has been cleared of bark. There is...
      Upper Tyers / Summit Drop
      Nov 25, 2020 @ 8:17pm
      Nov 25, 2020
      VariablemtbawbawTrail has been cleared of branches / tree...
      Tanjil Link North
      Nov 25, 2020 @ 8:15pm
      Nov 25, 2020
      VariablemtbawbawTrail has been cleared of branches / tree...
      Nov 25, 2020 @ 8:13pm
      Nov 25, 2020
      WetmtbawbawTrail has been cleared of leaf litter and...
      Village Trail North East
      Nov 4, 2020 @ 4:48pm
      Nov 4, 2020
      WetmtbawbawTrail is open. Patches of wetness are...
      McMillan's Trail
      Nov 4, 2020 @ 4:47pm
      Nov 4, 2020
      WetmtbawbawTrail is open. Patches of wetness are...
      Summit Trail to Village Central
      Nov 4, 2020 @ 4:45pm
      Nov 4, 2020
      WetmtbawbawTrail is open. Patches of wetness are...
      Beech Trail
      Nov 4, 2020 @ 4:44pm
      Nov 4, 2020
      WetmtbawbawTrail is open. Patches of wetness are...

      Activity Feed

      user #2868958troy-mortimercheckintrailMueller's Track
      Dec 23, 2021 @ 6:27pm
      Dec 23, 2021
      user #2868958troy-mortimeraddreportMueller's Track
      Dec 23, 2021 @ 6:27pm
      Dec 23, 2021
      user #2868958troy-mortimerriddentrailMueller's Track
      Dec 23, 2021 @ 6:27pm
      Dec 23, 2021
      user #2498118DeanhxJ54yvotetrailMueller's Track
      Dec 11, 2021 @ 3:52am
      Dec 11, 2021
      user #1079452htailbyriddentrailDH1
      Nov 22, 2021 @ 4:24pm
      Nov 22, 2021

      Recent Comments

      user #779084KingBrownSnakereportDH1How’s the DH1 running? Which berms are damaged?
      Dec 21, 2018 @ 8:44pm
      Dec 21, 2018

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike138 miles2,730 ft6 miles1,414 ft
      E-Bike1421 miles3,084 ft9 miles1,778 ft
      Hike14425 miles48,681 ft209 miles6,240 ft
      Trail Running14425 miles48,681 ft209 miles6,240 ft
      Horse214 miles374 ft4 miles499 ft
      Dirtbike/Moto214 miles374 ft4 miles499 ft
      ATV/ORV/OHV315 miles413 ft4 miles1,627 ft
      Snowmobile12,854 ft39 ft692 ft112 ft
      Snowshoe25 miles354 ft2 miles814 ft
      Downhill Ski24,262 ft82 ft1,608 ft148 ft
      Backcountry Ski14 miles318 ft1 mile814 ft
      Nordic Ski25 miles354 ft2 miles814 ft
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