WHEEL CHAIN DECLARATION
Last updated 14th December 2019

Requirements For Carrying Wheel Chains Status
2WD No
4WD/AWD No
All Overnight Vehicles No

WINTER 

Mt Buller's wheel chain requirements are decided on a daily basis and are determined by weather forecasts and existing road conditions. Chain requirements may vary between 2-wheel drive (2WD) and 4-wheel drive (4WD) and All-wheel drive (AWD) vehicles, as each of these types of cars react differently to snow and icy road conditions.

 

A small number cars can not fit chains in accordance with the vehicle’s user manual. Please check your manufacturers guidelines before hiring chains. Alternative transport options to the resort are available.

Trailers / caravans cannot be towed behind vehicles when the road conditions require wheel chains to be fitted.

Daily wheel chain requirements are communicated via the local accommodation providers, retails outlets and authorities who are come into contact with people travelling to the Resort. They also appear on large flashing roadside billboards as you enter and leave Mansfield and on the daily snow report.

There are many places in Mansfield that rent wheel chains.

Contact Resort Management directly on (03) 5777 6077 for the most current requirements.

ONLY FIT CHAINS ON VEHICLE WHEN AND WHERE DIRECTED

 

ALL OVERNIGHT VISITORS MUST CARRY WHEEL CHAINS AT ALL TIMES

If you are staying in the Resort overnight you are required to carry chains at all times as weather conditions may change unexpectedly throughout the evening.

SIGN UP TO THE WHEEL CHAIN DECLARATION HERE

 

SUMMER

Carrying wheel chains is not compulsory outside of the winter season however guests may choose to hire snow chains prior to arrival in Mansfield or Mirimbah. 

Please also note - drivers of diesel vehicles may wish to ensure they refill with ALPINE DIESEL. This ensures vehicles can start in very cold conditions.

Want to learn how to fit chains?
We've put together these handy videos which show how to fit chains, so you can be prepared before you've even left home. Whilst there are different types and brands of chains available, these videos provide an overview on fitting rental chains from Buller Sports.
 
How to fit diamond wheel chains

How to fit ladder wheel chains

 


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