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History

 The Bright Alpine Climb, also known as the Four Peaks Climb, started in 1979 to get walkers into the hills to enjoy of the superb scenery the area has to offer.Runners have joined the climbers and have added excitement to the event.
Many Olympians use the event for conditioning.Some famous athletes have won. Paul Crake is a 4 time winner. He is a world mountain champion and has won the Rialto Stair Chase and is a record holder for the empire State Building Chase. Greg Mandile has won the Otway Classic. Lavinia Petrie, another joint winner has held the Australasian record for the 50 mile, 50 km, 30 mile, 40 mile and also the 6 hour event.
The run is for all ages. ….. Trophies for all divisions if numbers suffice from… under 15 to 65 plus.

Saturday 2nd November 2013:

Mystic Mountain- Wandi Park Wandiligong.

The start of the first days climbs Mystic Mountain.

Elevation: 797m

Distance: 11.09km

Average run time: 1hr 15min

 

Sunday 3rd November 2013:

Mt Feathertop- Tavere Park Harrietville.

The start of the second day climbs up Mt Feathertop.

Elevation: 1922m

Distance: 10.87km

Average run time: 1hr 26m

Average walk time: 2hr 30min

This even requires you to walk back down and I strongly recommend you take your time and walk down and don’t get sucked in and run down.

 

Monday 4th November 2013:

Mt Bogong-

Due to recent fires and floods destroying the track up to Mt Hotham the third day will now be a climb up Mt Bogong.

Approximately 8km with a walk back down.

 

Tuesday 5th November 2013:

Mt Buffalo- Mt Buffalo Park entrance.

This is the start of the last climb of the weekend. The fun- run to the historic Mt Buffalo chalet.

Elevation: 1200m

Distance: 10.46km

Average run time: 1hr 20min

Average walk time: 2hr 30min

The presentations of certificates and spot prizes take place at the Mt Buffalo Chalet after everyone has finished.

 2012 Harrier Results:

Place
Name
Category
Position
Mystic
Feathertop
Hotham
Buffalo
Overall
8 Des Paynter 19-34 2 1:03:17 1:38:45 2:05:58 1:15:24 6:03:24
20 Ian Twite 50-64 3 1:10:41 1:50:16 2:16:56 1:29:33 6:47:26
23 Greg Semmler 19-34 3 1:09:37 1:49:56 2:24:50 1:28:48 6:53:11
26 Morgan Tucker 50-64 5 1:11:57 1:49:52 2:24:42   1:28:39 6:55:10
35 Duncan Orr 19-34 4 1:16:00 2:01:35 2:38:27  1:33:36  7:29:38
44 Richard Comber 35-49 23 1:17:21 2:06:36 2:37:58 1:43:18 7:45:13
151 Claire Issell 19-34  1:44:36  2:23:28 0:00:00 1:05:41  5:13:45
183 Travis McInnes 35-49 0:00:00 2:02:14  2:35:48  1:36:38 6:14:40
100 Anna Orr 19-34 1:44:38 3:25:46 0:00:00 2:58:07 8:08:31
184 Joanne McInnes 19-34 0:00:00 DNF 0:00:00 2:58:07 2:58:07
30 Ian Cornthwaite 50-64 0:00:00 0:00:00 1:44:48 1:14:54 2:59:42
16 Jenny Comber 35-49 0:00:00 4:28:52 0:00:00 3:38:38   8:07:30
17 Michael Walker 50-64 0:00:00 4:27:12 3:41:55 0:00:00  8:09:07
324 Gay Cornthwaite 50-64 0:00:00  0:00:00  0:00:00 3:11:20  3:11:20
18 Jane Walker  50-64  0:00:00 4:27:16  0:00:00  0:00:00  4:27:16
309 Alison Whiter 19-34 0:00:00 0:00:00 0:00:00  2:58:07  2:58:07

 Click here to view last years results:

Click here to download an entry form

For more details visit www.brightvic.com/alpineclimb