Buller KlingS SmallWhy ride Buller: ”When you’ve lost your voice from hooting, your face has cramped from grinning, your eyes ache from opening so wide and you arrive at the bottom of a descent, you know it’s a been good one” (FLOW 2014).

Mt Buller is undoubtedly one of the greatest destinations to Mt bike in Aust. It boast over 100km’s of purpose built Mt Bike trails, including cross-country, enduro & downhill trails. Its latest instalment a 42km long trail is the jewel in the crown. The Australian Alpine Epic is the only trail in the Southern Hemisphere to be accredited with an Epic Trail status by the IMBA (International Mountain Bike Association) must watch vid below, (see trail info for more detail below).

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 We’re running two trips to Buller in the coming months. Get in quick as seats will fill fast.

BOOKINGS: 0499 217 990

Brief plan: We’ll get you there Friday night to ride all weekend. We'll sort your accommodation, provide knowledge and guidance on the right trails for you, hire bikes (if needed), assist with bike repairs and get you home after a great weekend Sunday night.

The details:

Friday: We’ll leave Geelong mid to late arvo (3-5pm), stop for dinner on the way, arrive at your accommodation at Mt Buller Resort (8-10pm).

Saturday: rise and go shred at your leisure, taking full advantage of the great food, coffee and shuttles available, hit the pub for dinner or cook up a feast.

Sunday: vacate your accommodation (9am-ish), pack the bus, then hit the trails again for the final shred until mid arvo (2pm-ish), descend into the Delatite valley to meet the bus and have a much need dip in the river, then head to the Mirimbah Store or Mansfeild for a late lunch (2-3pm). Finally relax for the journey home. Arrive in Geelong 7-8pm-ish. 

 

Buller Kurt flowers SmallCosts: Transport $80 (to/from Buller) + Accom $110-$130*, additional for food & shuttles (if required). *Accommodation rate varies according to availability when booking, so get in early! 

Dates: 2016/17 10-12th Feb & 7-9th April (or any wkd with 5 or more, conditions apply)

Bike Hire:

Bikes 1 Day 2 Days
Giant Trance (dual-suspension), from GAS. $99 $180
Giant XTC (Hard-tail), from GAS. $80 $150
Norco Aurum (DH dual-suspension), from All Terrain Cycles.  $130 $250

 

Buller Jamie bridge SmallAccommodation: Andy’s Fat Tyre Lodges on Mt Buller (ride from your door).

Pick up/drop off points: We leave from Grovedale. Pick up points include: Geelong CBD, Melbourne Ring Rd Maccas (West bound), Bunker Hill Hungary Jacks and Wallan Maccas.

Shuttle Info:

Cross Country/Gravity: If you want to do the longer trails which descend to the bottom of the hill, i.e.: The Epic, Delatite & Klingsporn, then Mirimbar Store operates shuttle every weekend to get you back up the hill. Times: (to Buller) 9am, 11:30am, 1pm, 2:30pm, 4:30pm & (to TBJ) 10:15am. Cost: $20 single shuttle or $50 all-day Ph: 57 775 529 (bookings recommended).

Downhill: for exclusive DH trail shuttles within the Resort call ‘Blue Dirt’, Cost: 1 day $50, 2 day $90. Ph: 0409161903 (bookings essential).

What you need: Bike (or hire), Helmet (or hire), Bike shorts, Bike shoes, Gloves (or hire), Hydration pack, Towel, Linen (Pillow slip, top & bottom sheet), Casual clothes (for around the lodge), Cash, Food/loads of snacks (little available on-site).

Trail info: Epic sign Small

Cross-Country Trail info: over 100kms+ of trails, inc.: Gang Gangs, Misty Twist to Clancy’s and the 10km Stonefly loop more details & vids & See trail map and for The Australian Alpine Epic, only for the adventurous: more details & map.

Down-hill/Gravity Trail info: 4 DH trails, warm up on Abom & Copperhead and crank it up it from there: more details & vids & See trail map

 

Additional Info:

Flow: ‘Bike Buller, One Mt, Many ways to ride it’: it showcases all the riding types: see vid

Bruss rivercrossing Small MobileFlow: ‘Must Ride the Australian Alpine Epic Trail, Mt Buller’: (great article & vid) If you take the time to read or watch this start packing your bags!

Mirimbah Store/Shuttle bookings: 03 5777 5529 website

DH shuttles: Blue Dirt: 0409161903

All Terrain Cycles (Mt Buller):03 5775 2724

Andy’s Fat Tyre Lodges: 0400 708 794

Other Accommodation options: Bike Buller

 

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