Il Monte – Gravel Ride

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Possibly one of the best single day gravel rides in the High Country, this loop offers solid climbs, sustained descents and plenty of famous High Country scenery.

Take in view of Mount Buffalo along the revered Rose River Road. Reach a tarmac section at Lake Buffalo before a 10 kilometres gravel climb over the Black Range. Finish up with a 15 kilometres descent back into Whitfield.

Places of interest on this ride:

Cycle Rose River Road, famous in the High Country bikepacking network.

View Mount Buffalo and it’s most prominent peak, ‘The Horn’.

There are two opportunities to take in the King River at Cheshunt and Gentle Annie.

Rating: Long. Distance: 72 kilometres. Elevation Gain: +1000m. Start/Finish: Whitfield

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