Saturday P.M.

3.5 km Junior Rush

From the Village Square proceed up the grassy slope to the summit of Mount Hotham and the fire tower. Turn around and retrace your steps to the finish.

12 km Course

From the Village Square proceed up the grassy slope to the summit of Mount Hotham and the fire tower, follow the flags down to the road crossing at Loch Car Park and then take the trail out along Machinery Spur to the base of Mount Loch. Optional summit ascent. Return to the Village Square via Mount Loch car park, crossing the road with care, proceed up the hill on a marked course to the summit tower before descending to finish at the village square.

Sunday A.M.

25 km Course

From the Village Square proceed up the grassy slope to the summit of Mount Hotham and the fire tower, follow the flags down to the road crossing at Loch Car Park and then take the trail out along Machinery Spur to the base of Mount Loch. Optional summit ascent. Proceed down Machinery Spur past Red Robin Mine to Red Robin Battery.

At the track junction turn right and proceed up hill and over Cobungra Gap until you cross the Cobungra River. Follow the track past Dibbins Hut and ascend Swindlers Spur to Derrick Hut. Continue past Derrick Hut to the day shelter at Loch Carpark, follow the marked trail down the ski run and up to the village. Cross the road just beyond Zirky’s to the finish line.

40 km Course

From the Village Square proceed up the grassy slope to the summit of Mount Hotham and the fire tower, follow the flags down to the road crossing at Loch Car Park and then take the trail out along Machinery Spur to the base of Mount Loch. Optional summit ascent. Proceed down Machinery Spur past Red Robin Mine to Red Robin Battery.

At the track junction turn right and proceed up hill and over Cobungra Gap until you cross the Cobungra River. Follow the track past Dibbins Hut and ascend Swindlers Spur to Derrick Hut. Continue past Derrick Hut to the Spargo’s Hut junction, turn left and follow the trail to Spargo’s Hut before descending steeply to cross the creek by a bridge.

Ascend a zig zag track to link up to the Cobungra Ditch track. At the track junction turn left and follow Cobungra Ditch to Brandy Creek, turn right up to the picnic shelter and then veer right. After about 50 m cross the road and ascend until you hit the Bribralong Tack; turn right and follow this all the way back to Hotham Village passing under the road and past the Biathalon Circuit.

Just before Slaterys cutting turn right onto the Wonderland Loop, turn right back onto the Bribralong track and at Slateys Cutting, cross the road with care and continue uphill past the sewerage works (sorry). Immediately after “The General” ascend the Big D up and over Mt Higginbotham before descending to finish at the Village Square.

Mount Hotham Goldrush Garmin Maps

40 km Course

https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1619790050

25 km Course

https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1674308731