Alpine High Country Schools, Rocky Trail Academy is back in town and ready to make your frothing gravity mountain bikers’ hearts skip a beat!
The Rocky Trail Academy is all about fostering the grass-roots development of the cycling sport and are part of our junior rider development program.
Geared towards secondary school students these events are held on a Friday for girls and boys categories in Year 7+8 (Junior), Year 9+10 (Intermediate) and Year 11+12 (Senior). They not only engage youth in healthy social and active recreation but brings a heightened appreciation of nature, the environment, self-reliance , self-learning and independence, all as part of riding a bike in the outdoors.
Rider briefings are posted 1-2 days prior to the event and event photos are uploaded 24-48 hours after event.
Our 3 Tracks have been designed to test a variety of skills, including endurance, speed and technical ability
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High on the Range – Mount Buller Alpine Resort is the perfect location for a day on rocky trails. The Event Hub will be located at the Village square central to all the mountain bike trails.
Address15 Village Square, Mount Buller VIC 3723, Australia
All event participants are asked to park in the vicinity of the Mt Buller Village and surrounding streets/avenues, there is a large car park behind Village Square Plaza, plenty of spots along Summit Road past the Clocktower and also along The Avenue immediately behind the Kooroora Hotel.
You will find that there are plenty of spots close to the event hub situated on the main stage in the Village Square.
Please do not park in either the Lower Tyrol car park or at Spurs (top of the gravity zone) as these areas are reserved for the Blue Dirt MTB shuttle pickup and drop down locations and vehicles only. Thank you for your understanding.
Krush bike wash station located in the middle of the Village square
What’s always at our events:
- Registration Tent with live timing, merch and race info
- Podium presentations presented by Sendy Gear
- Music and live race updates
- Professional First Aid
- Free photos of you on track by professional crew of photographers
Coffee & Food
Village Bike Café will be open from 8am – drinks, snacks and limited hot food
Kooroora Hotel is open from 8am all day – breakfast, lunch and dinner available. Bookings recommended.
Coffee Garage is open with a range of pastries and lunch options
All Rocky Trail events are Ecotourism Certified in the Nature Tourism category by Ecotourism Australia. This means that with Rocky Trail you are guaranteed to be part of a genuine and authentic trail-based nature experience that looks after the environment.
Our Sustainability Pledge is that we encourage our racers to follow some simple tips to ‘tread softly’ when visiting the bush and minimise damage to the natural environment. In summary, when you attend our events, please take only memories, immerse yourself into nature, enjoy spending time with like-minded people on ‘rocky trails’ and please, leave only footprints and tyre marks on the sanctioned trails and in the event perimeter marked out, if you’re a racer.