Break out the trusty steed, load up the car with high-energy snacks and explore the spectacular hills, valleys, mountains and rivers of Victoria's High Country on a mountain biking trip. With more than half of Victoria's formalised mountain bike single track located in the High Country, you'll run out of steam before you run out of track.
Settle on an itinerary before you leave or just make it up as you go along. From Mount Buller, Falls Creek and Beechworth to Bright and Mount Beauty, Dinner Plain and Yackandandah, there's plenty to keep the blood pumping and the heart racing all across the region.
Parks a plenty
Gear up at one of the seven dedicated mountain bike parks and race downhill on smooth flow trails buffed to perfection. Alternatively, discover the host of singletrack options in between, testing your stamina as you go. From internationally recognised gravity EPIC trails and downhill courses that have been used for the Australian Championships to smooth XC style singletrack, you won't find many places in the world with such stunning scenery. So, take the plunge and find out what keeps the locals excited and visiting riders coming back for more.
Race down, get a lift up
Climbing not your go or looking to maximise your descents? Bright, Falls Creek, Mount Beauty and Mt Buller have affordable mountain bike shuttle services. Shred on the way down, let someone else get you to the top and make some new riding mates in the process.
For detailed information on mountain bike trails and parks, check out Ride High Country website, pick up a map and local knowledge from a destination bike shop or get in touch with one of the mountain bike tour and shuttle operators.