The best vertical kilometer (1100m) training walk within 1.5 hrs drive of Melbourne.
Excellent long distance, 12km, 6 times vertical gain, substitute for the 1000 steps (Kokoda trail) walk.
Excellent training walk for The Alps of Europe or NZ, Himalaya, Kokoda Trail, Pyrenees etc. May be between 11.2 and 14.4 kms depending on route taken.
Passes through Mountain Ash, Myrtle Beach and Snowgum forests with Lyrebirds and Sambar deer. Average slope 19% or 1 in 5.