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Course Description & GPX file


 Location                                                 Dist Water Food/Aid Radio Signs Grid Ref
 Mountain Creek 0km Creek Aid Only Yes No 22  38
From Mountain Creek Campground, follow the 4WD track for 2km and turn right up the Staircase Spur track 



 Location                                                 Dist Water Food/Aid Radio Signs Grid Ref
 Bivouac Hut6km  Water Tank No No No 26  37
Follow the track up past Bivouac Hut, beyond the tree-line and towards the summit 



 Location                                                 Dist Water Food/Aid Radio Signs Grid Ref
 Mount Bogong Summit 9km No No Yes No 27  35
Detour to the cairn on top of Mt. Bogong, then follow the numbered poles (from 1278) back to the north along the ridge 



 Location                                                 Dist Water Food/Aid Radio Signs Grid Ref
 Cleve Cole Hut13km  Inside Hut or Creek Lollies Yes     No 29  32
The track swings east past Cleve Cole Hut, and down Camp Creek valley to pole 1150, and then right at Madison's Hut site (be careful here: the turn-off is across the creek and has often been missed by walkers and runners). 


 Location                                                 Dist Water Food/Aid Radio Signs Grid Ref
 Madison Hut Site 15km Small Creek No Yes No 30  32
Head south down "T" Spur then cross Big River at the chain  




 Location                                                 Dist Water Food/Aid Radio Signs Grid Ref
 Big River 18km River Possibly lollies Yes No 30  28
Turn right along opposite bank for about 30m and follow the steep track to the left going up the hill.  Climb Duane Spur south to rejoin snow poles at pole 942. At the top of the climb is the newly rebuilt Roper's Hut which was destroyed by fire in 2003 





 Location                                                 Dist Water Food/Aid Radio Signs Grid Ref
 Ropers Hut 23kmNo  Possibly lollies  Yes No 29  26
Continue up the rough trail following the poles, then veer left and pick up the 4WD track, and follow the poles past Mt. Nelse 



 Location                                                 Dist Water Food/Aid Radio Signs Grid Ref
 Warby Corner 26km Brought in for run Limited food Yes     No 29  24
Continue on past Hollands Knob to Big River Fire Track/Marum Point Track intersection at pole 740. Leave the road and follow the poles to the left (part of the Australian Alps Walking Track) at pole 661 to Langford East Aqueduct 




 Location                                                 Dist Water Food/Aid Radio Signs Grid Ref
 Track Intersection Pole 740 31km No No No Yes 30  20
Turn right along the Aqueduct to Langford Gap aid station




 Location                                                 Dist Water Food/Aid Radio Signs Grid Ref
 Langford Gap 35km Brought in for run Full food and aid Yes Yes 28  18
From Langford Gap, continue along the West Langford Aqueduct passing the turnoff to Wallace Hut.  
Shortly after passing the Rover Hut you arrive at a T-intersection.  
Turn right and pass Cope Hut to the Bogong High Plains Road at pole 532 





 Location                                                 Dist Water Food/Aid Radio Signs Grid Ref
Bogong High Plains Road  41km Brought in for run Full food and aid Yes No 25  16
Cross the road and follow the pole line south-west across the Bogong High Plains past the SEC Hut at Cope Saddle (be careful here - many competitors go astray) 







 Location                                                 Dist Water Food/Aid Radio Signs Grid Ref
 Aqueduct Junction 44km Aqueduct No YesYes  23  14
The Alpine Track pole line exits from the aqueduct junction on the same side, but opposite direction to the S.E.C. hut.  From there, the pole line runs west and then north west to pole 333 which is north of Mt. Jim





 Location                                                 Dist Water Food/Aid Radio Signs Grid Ref
 Pole 33349km  Brought in for run Limited food Yes No 19  15
Turn left at pole 333 and head south to a junction at pole 267





 Location                                                 Dist Water Food/Aid Radio Signs Grid Ref
Pole 267  51km No No No No 18  12
Turn right and follow the pole line, descending past Basalt Temple to Cobungra Gap (Dibbin's Divide).  From here, take track left down to Cobungra River and Dibbin's Hut 





 Location                                                 Dist Water Food/Aid Radio Signs Grid Ref
 Dibbins Hut 54km Creek Lollies Yes No 16  11
Follow poles and track up to Swindler's Spur, past Derrick Hut 






 Location                                                 Dist Water Food/Aid Radio Signs Grid Ref
 Derrick Hut 58km Brought in for run Limited food Yes No 14  08
Continue along the track north-west to the track junction at pole 60.  Turn left (west) and follow track to Mt. Loch car park  





 Location                                                 Dist Water Food/Aid Radio Signs Grid Ref
 Loch Carpark 63km No NoNo  Yes 12  08
Cross the road and follow the poles opposite the carpark straight up the hill toward the ski lift and radio towers, turn right and follow the poles to the My Hotham Summit 





 Location                                                 Dist Water Food/Aid Radio Signs Grid Ref
 Mount Hotham Summit 64km Brought in for run Full food and aid Yes No 11  08














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Andy Hewat,
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