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6.05 km  1460 m  (780 m)  13 %


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Australias toughest climb. Short, but very very steep and tough with no let up from start to finish. Average gradient of 13% over the 6km.

The Mt Baw Baw is situated in Victoria (AS). This climb belongs to the Australian. The Mt Baw Baw via Mountain Toll Gate is ranked number 1 of the Australian. The maximum slope is 20%. If you want to climb the Mt Baw Baw, you can find more information on how to train to climb the Mt Baw Baw here.

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Mt Baw Baw via Mountain Toll Gate popularity rank : 1026

The Mt Baw Baw has been climbed by 2 climbbybikers. It is ranked No. 1026 as the most climbed climb in the world.
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Mt Baw Baw via Mountain Toll Gate: 2 reviews

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Mike Robey

A slight correction to the Geography. Mt Baw Baw is in Victoria and not NSW. A great circuit is the 100Km ride from Noojee and back, through some lovely temperate rainforest with enormous tree ferns and huge mountain ash eucalypts. The last bit of the climb, from the turnoff to the top is only 6km but as others have said it is unrelenting. A few of the turns get to 20%, so try zigzagging across the whole of the road ( looking out for oncoming traffic) for variety. During summer weekdays it is very quiet. Great cafe at the top which is a mountain bike destination.

Mark Hutchison

My girlfriend Marlena and I climbed this yesterday. Weather was fine (28 degrees at the bottom but no doubt cooler on top) Climb is relentless, with very few flat sections. A number of the steep bits saw my front wheel lifting off the road. Speed was as slow as 7kmh on a 34 x 28 gear ration (road bike) I consider myself pretty fit and this is by far the hardest climb I have ridden here in Victoria. Luckily we had a dry day for the descent. Wasnt a lucky this time last year and that was TERRIFYING! A must try for anyone with an adventurous spirit. Mark

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