Cycling Dead Horse Gap Murray Gorge

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Dead Horse Gap - Murray Gorge


Basic data & ranking

Average grade: 5.9 %

Length: 17.9 km

Height start: 533 m

Height top: 1590 m

Elevation gain: 1057 m

Maximum: 0 %

Dead Horse Gap rankings

Difficulty ranking world: 1357 (all)
Ranking Australia: 6 (all)
Ranking Great Dividing Range: 1 (all)
Difficulty score: 98.01 what?

Dead Horse Gap ratings

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Description

Despite the relativly soft average gradient this climb is very difficult. The first half has long sections above 10%.

The Dead Horse Gap is situated in New South Wales and belongs to the Great Dividing Range . Starting from Murray Gorge, the Dead Horse Gap ascent is 17.9 km long. Over this distance, you climb 1057 heightmeters. The average percentage thus is 5.9 %.

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Stories, information and comments from Dead Horse Gap climbers
Story by Martyt Aitken from Bright, Australia, submitted on 04/04/2014
One of the hardest climbs in Australia. The first 5km are 347 vertical metres including some low % parts but has sections over 10%. The 2nd 5km climbs 365m including some downhilss, so sections up to 16%. The last 5km climbs 311m but the forst 2km are over 10%. This is a hard climb due to the very steep sections and not a lot of rest in between.
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