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Federation Walk - 28 & 29 October

Warburton

This years' Federation Walk is hosted by Melbourne Bushwalkers - planning is well ahead and bookings open on July 1. For further information follow this link.

Changes to the Packhorse Track

Many bushwalkers will have walked the delightful Packhorse Track that winds up through the forest from Howmans Gap to Falls Creek. There have been some changes to the track recently as part of Falls Creek's summer strategy. Read more

Grampians Peak Trail

Excitement in the Grampians is building, as construction on the northern and southern sections of the Peaks Trail gets underway.
Parks Victoria is working with hikers to plan the most scenic walks through the area. Watch this video

Deer Hunting on Snake Island

The Victorian Government announced recently that it would allow a trial to hunt hog deer on the island for a two year period. Bushwalking Victoria has a number of concerns reagrding this proposal. Read more ...
 

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Mt Hotham Huts Walk
Alpine National Park

4.5/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Walk Length: 21 km
  • Walk duration: 8 hours
  • Walk Grade: Hard
  • Walk Style: Circuit
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Mt Hotham Huts Walk

Walk Summary

Walk Category: Day

Getting There: Car

Nearest Town:  Mt Hotham, Bright

Walk Area: North East Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  381km (via Bright) or 463km (via Omeo)

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Variable

Walk Details Collated:  2012

Walk Details Provided By:  Mt Hotham Resort & CAEX Bushwalking Club

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Getting There

Getting to Mt Hotham:

Option 1:  Follow the Hume Freeway north past Benalla, turning off onto the B500 exit to 'Beechworth/Bright'.  Follow signs to Bright and continue through Bright To Harrietville and eventually Mt Hotham on the Great Alpine Road.

Option 2:  Follow the M1/CityLink/Monash Freeway east towards Gippsland and continue on this road to Bairnsdale.  In Bairnsdale follow signs to Omeo or Great Alpine Road which will take you north to Mt Hotham.

Getting to start of walk from Mt Hotham village:

Walk starts at the Davenport Access Track which is opposite the Tanderra Ski Lodge on the Great Alpine Road.  If done in reverse then the starting point is the Loch Reservoir and Carpark.  Parking is available at both ends of the walk.

Further Information

The bushwalking season for Mt Hotham is from November Cup Weekend to April (and perhaps to mid May depending on the weather).  For the remainder of the year the tracks may be covered by snow and the conditions are generally not be suitable for bushwalking.

Mt Hotham Resort: Resort information, events and accommodation.

Vicmap:  Hardcopy index to topographic maps; online access to 1:30,000 topographic maps

Maps: VicMap 1:50,000 Bogong Alpine Area & Bogong Alpine Area Outdoor Recreation Guide, Spatial Vision Innovations, 2nd editon 2011.

Parks VictoriaAlpine National Park website.  Look for Park Note called 'Alpine NP - walks around walks around Feathertop,
Hotham and Dinner Plain'.

Bureau of Meteorology:  Mt Hotham 7 day forecasts

Mobile phone coverage information

Alpine Shire Visitor Information

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