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This multipurpose trail is used by cross country skiers in the winter and mountain bikers in summer. Ride through sheltering snow gums and open plains on an undulating trail with some steeper sections. The trail is never far from the Great Alpine Road and there are plenty of picnic and rest stops along the way.
When you get to Dinner Plain, roll through this unique alpine village and head for the newly built Dinner Plain MTB Park for some single track adventure.
Location: Mount Hotham
Distance: 24km return
Track: Rough dirt track
Grade: Suitable for most ages and fitness levels, some riding experience recommended.
Start: Mount Hotham
Finish: Dinner Plain
Note: This trail can be done in either direction. It is best travelled from early November until late March, as the area is usually snow covered during winter and early spring. Weather conditions can change rapidly at any time of the year though, so please check the weather forecast before you go and be prepared with the appropriate clothing, food, water and safety equipment
Getting there: Travel via Monash Freeway (M1) and Princes Highway (A1) to Bairnsdale. Take the Great Alpine Road (B500) turn off and follow the signs to Dinner Plain and Mount Hotham approximately 467km north-east of Melbourne.