Australia’s new MTB & Alpine Lifestyle event for nature and outdoor experience lovers – everything you love about ‘rocky trails’ in the one spot!
Get ready for a brand-new 4-day event by Rocky Trail Entertainment at Mt Buller Resort over the 2021 March Labour Day long weekend!
What awaits you: cross-country and enduro-style MTB action with loads of send, massive gnar, spectacular climbs, fast and flowy descents. Running and women’s only categories on some of the most beautifully scenic trails. There will be racing action for kids, juniors and the “big kids” and all kinds of bikes – with and without those “e’s”.
This event will challenge the competitors and entertain its visitors. Rocky Trail will stage all these activities in the majestic Alpine surrounds of Mt Buller and Mt Stirlingand deliver amazing adventures and experiences. Lots of things to do for the fambam while you race and even more memories waiting to be made together when you’re back (with those sore legs!).
Saturday – Monday:
Fox Superflow(TM) Epic
The Fox Superflow is Australia’s most popular gravity enduro series! And it is coming to Mt Buller in 2021! Ride up un-timed or buy a special shuttle pass. Drop in with your buddies on each others tyre or leave a space to pin. This is about doing party trains, railing berms and SENDING IT!
Rocky Trail Academy
The junior development programme that takes the stoke factor to 11! This will be an ‘epic edition’ with timed flow trail sections. It’s fun and all about building confidence.
Alpenflow Epic MTB Marathon
Cross-country marathon racing at altitude at its best, let the trails do the talking: Australian Alpine Epic Trail, Delatite River Run, River Spur, Circuit Road, Cornhill Road plus Split Rock. Two options to finish – roll across the line at Mirimbah Park (~55km) or keep going on an ‘epic climb’ for the full distance (~70km).
Rocky Trail Epic Run
The fresh mountain air, the beautiful setting of those Alpine trails – run to the Summit of Mt Buller and back for an amazing challenge – we will have a mass start and various categories on offer. Perfect for non-riding visitors – lots of age groups and you can pick your distance.
About Mt Buller
For anyone serious about mountains and trails, Mt Buller is a must-do experience. Unique among mountain biking and trail destinations in Australia, Mt Buller offers both world-class cross-country MTB and trail running as well as downhill trails and all that in the stunning surrounds of the Australian Alps. We reckon this is one spectacular Alpine riding and running destination for racing and relaxing alike.
Mt Buller is the most accessible alpine resort in Australia, a comfortable three-hour drive from Melbourne, and offers the perfect summer escape no matter what your tastes and interests. Come for the day or take an extended break and enjoy all that the area has to offer, from peaceful picnics on the summit and relaxing walks to the thrills of motorbiking, four-wheel driving and mountain biking.
Spectacular views combined with clean alpine air and a cool summer climate to provide the perfect setting to relax and recharge. The Mt Buller Village features a range of restaurants and various accommodation options, where you can enjoy the local cuisine and traditional mountain hospitality.
What else is on?
Expect lots of feel-good activities for visiting families, partners and kids and a delicious showcase of the regions culinary highlights!
Rocky Trail will provide a #rockytrailjourney destination guide in the event lead-up with all the important travel and booking details to make this your perfect Alpine mountain biking and trail getaway!
Photos: RMB / Andrew Railton
Rocky Trail News
Word out on the trails has it…
“We’re looking forward to working with the team at Rocky Trail Entertainment to host this new multi-day event which will showcase our fantastic trail network, as well as offer activities and entertainment that will appeal to everyone. After what has been a challenging year for the region, we can’t wait to get back on our feet and welcome visitors back to enjoy this lifestyle event.”Resort Management Board CEO, Mark Bennetts
“The best trail I have ever put my tyres on – I have been looking for this marathon track for 12 years! We call this an ‘epic’ kind of marathon for a reason! The Alpenflow Epic Marathon is like Alpentour Trophy meets Croc Trophy meets Mongolia Bike Challenge! Everything you love about marathons in the one spot – alpine terrain, massive panoramic views, river crossings, big climbs, flowy descents and a finish in a mountain village with a cold beer waiting for you!”Martin Wisata, Rocky Trail founder & Race Director, 10-time Croc Trophy finisher and Ambassador, double Mongolia Bike Challenge Finisher and 10-time Alpentour Trophy Official
“We are spoilt for choice at Mt Buller to pick trails for the Fox Superflow – it’s flow paradise so we’re putting on a 3-day Fox Superflow gravity enduro-style stage race! We have six trails with five timed runs on each on the menu and you have three days to clock in the fastest run on each for your final result.”Bob Morris, Race Director
“The Rocky Trail Academy is our school kids skills development program – this event will engage youth in healthy social and active recreation and brings a heightened appreciation of nature, the environment, self-reliance , self-learning and independence, all as part of riding a bike in the outdoors. We can’t wait to see the students shred the Buller trails with their friends.”Jo Parker, Event Manager
Do you have any questions?
Talk to us via our online chat – click on the orange circle symbol on your bottom right screen corner and we’ll be right with you! (We always love talking bikes, racing and riding!)