Australian Alpine Raid

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The Australia Alpine Raid is a cycle tour that circumnavigates the Australian Alps.

The ride starts in Bright and crosses the Victorian Alps over Mount Hotham, then circumnavigates the Main Range in NSW, returning to Bright. Each day's riding is planned to be completed in daylight.

[edit] Equipment

  • Warm clothing and a good waterproof jacket are essential. Very cold weather and even some snow is possible on the higher sections.
  • Emergency foil blanket
  • Food for the road - in between shops and evening stops.
  • A light change of clothes for evenings
  • A lightweight toolkit
  • Lights
  • Maps and a GPS

[edit] Days

  • Day 1 - Bright to Bruthen (200 km)
  • Day 2 - Bruthen to Delegate (195 km) section of unsealed road past Brown Mountain.
  • Day 3 - Delegate to Jindabyne (150 km)
  • Day 4 - Jindabyne to Charlottes Pass (return) then to Adaminaby (185 km)
  • Day 5 - Adaminaby to Corryong (140 km)
  • Day 6 - Corryong to Bright (185 km)

Total distance: 1055 km


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