Grampians Ride – 28 October to 1 November 2022

Duration:4 nights, arrive Friday 28 October depart Tuesday 1 November 2022
Venue:Halls Gap – The Grampians Victoria.
Type of Event:Cycling daily. Return to base ride. (Spoke and wheel)
‘Ride with GPS’ – Vetride Grampians Event
Accommodation:Camp Acacia Halls Gap (Map)
Meals:Includes meals
Cost:$100 to be paid with Expression of Interest
Sponsored by RSL Greensborough and Vetride Inc.
Route Planner:Bernie Simmonds 0407 334 419
Downloads:Expression of Interest, Registration and Declaration Form
Itinerary and Ride guide yet to be arrange

Register Now

Don’t wait if you’re interested, space is limited. Download the Expression of interest form, complete it and return it to John Molina

Ride Schedule

Three organised rides are to be scheduled for Saturday, Sunday and Monday from the rides list on the following table or view on ‘Ride with GPS’ – Vetride Grampians Event.

In addition riders may choose to ride whenever and whatever route they choose but there will be limited support.

Ride Planning

Ride Comment KmDate/Time
Halls Gap – Pomonal – Mokepilly loop CCW A short relatively flat ride with great views of the Grampians.37TBA
Mount Victoria Loop CCW This can only be ridden CCW as a section of the road in the loop is one-way. Climb to Mt Victoria and Reed lookout where there are magnificent views. This is a climb of 500 metres over 10km. much of it is over 6%. Return home mostly down hill but turn right to do the loop to valley then turn left and follow the valley past the lake back to Halls Gap.34TBA
Grampians NP RoadRide on a steady climb up the Grampians National park then past the lake. the first part of the ride is a little steep, but manageable through the forested area but then into more open country after the hill. The route home has a little more climbing.100TBA
Halls Gap Lakes Fyans and Lonsdale Loop CCW Country roads towards Stawell with a great view of the Grampians.
Cycling past Lakes Fyans and Lonsdale.
Halls Gap Moyston Great Western Stawell loop CCWA beautiful scenic ride with views of the Grampians. travel through the pioneer towns of Great western and Stawell This has 7km of gravel at the 59-66km mark.
In Stawell rides can make a detour up Big Hill lookout to view the town and surrounding country.
100 TBA
Halls Gap Victoria Valley This ride has multiple turnaround points so it can be a 68Km, 80km or 103km. The route starts as a gradual climb along the Grampian National Park Road past the lake. There’s a turn around point at 34 km. Just after this we turn right and climb for 3 km 250 metre to a wonderful view of the valley. This is the 80K turn around point. Then we ride down into the Victoria Valley. This is more open country. On the return leg the climb back over the range is a little more challenging with a 4km 300 meter climb back. The gradients appear to be less than 5%. 103 TBA
Halls Gap- Lake Lonsdale – Stawell Loop CW
Stawell Lake Lonsdale loop.
Continues into Stawell and up Big Hill for panoramic views of Stawell, The Grampians and surrounding country
Stawell Loop A shorter loop to Stawell with great views of the Grampians. 60TBA

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