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Mount Bogong Highest of High Country: 7-day tour

This Mount Bogong tour takes you on a journey through diverse landscapes and travels along a breathtaking route that highlights the vertical scale of the Victorian High Country. 

Our journey starts in the rich and fertile Kiewa Valley – the Aboriginal word for ‘sweet water’. Over the following days we ascend, exploring this beautiful climb and the frequently changing landscapes it offers. From pretty streams and lush forest, to foreboding frost hollows and stark rocky outcrops, this is an experience of the senses not to be missed. 

Atop Mount Bogong, we’re greeted with panoramic views of the High Alps, as they stretch out before us in all directions and all manner a shade of blue. Marvel at the sheer height of Victoria’s highest mountain before traversing Hell’s Gap and handing the reins to your mountain-bred horse as they gently carry you over Lover’s Leap. This is where our horses truly shine – navigating the country they were born to explore.

DATES
Arrive on Saturday 8th February and finishes on Friday 14th February 2020.

INCLUSION

Experienced, knowledgeable guides
Spring Spur accommodation before and after the expedition
All group camping equipment
Quality locally bred and trained horses
Quality Australian saddlery
All meals as per the itinerary
Beer and table wine with evening meal
Helmets and oilskin coats
National Park fees
First aid and emergency communications
Packing lists and travel information

OPTIONS

Transfers to and from Albury NSW

ITINERARY
Day 1
Arrive at Spring Spur homestead afternoon/evening
Evening Supper – Spring Spur Accommodation

Day 2
Pre-ride information, horsemanship basics in the yards at BHA and packing check. Ride following the East Kiewa River track to our camp at Bogong Creek.
B L D – Camping

Day 3
Climb up to the High Plains via Timms Spur, a traverse of Mount Nelse and onto camp at Cemetery Spur or Kelly’s.
B L D – Camping

Day 4
Follow the hand cut Track 107 down to an early camp on Big River in the Mount Wills Heritage Area.
B L D – Camping

Day 5
We ascend Mount Bogong via the Long Spur, a full day of riding the ridge up to our camp below the tree line near Cleve Cole Hut.
B L D – Camping

Day 6
Traverse the magnificent Mt Bogong before descending the legendary Eskdale Spur to the head of Mountain Creek returning back to Spring Spur Stables.
B L D – Spring Spur Accommodation

Day 7
Mid-morning checkout.