KLINGSPORN BRIDLE TRACK


Distance: 6.7km one way
Trail Type: Advanced
Start + Finish points: Clock Tower or Mirimbah Park

Highlight features: Narrow trail, boulder field crossing and fire trail that takes walkers outside the resort boundary.

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A historic walk where cattleman once rode, through mountain fields, scrubby woodland, and rocky boulder fields, that rewards with incredible views.

Starting at the summit of Mt Buller, follow the trail into the state forest before finishing at Mirimbah at the base of the mountain. For more of a challenge, start at Mirimbah and finish at the top. Walkers/hikers can catch the bike shuttle down the mountain free of charge when they are operating on weekends December until end of April and daily from 26 Dec - 16 Jan.

This walking trail is managed by DELWP Mansfield. For more information on this trail or to give feedback please contact Mansfield Information Centre on 03 5775 7000 or visitorinfo@mansfield.vic.gov.au

Directions

  • It is recommended to descend from Mt Buller, arranging transport to collect you from the bottom at Mirimbah
  • From the Clock Tower walk up Athlete’s Walk past the ABOM Hotel
  • Continue up Summit Rd to the Arlberg
  • Cross the road at the Arlberg (towards the ski area) and find the walking track, look for stone and wood shelter
  • Follow the trail towards Spurs then continue on the road past the Northside Express Chairlift
  • Veer to the right to follow the road along Burnt Hut ski run
  • Continue until you reach the base of Bonza chairlift
  • Don’t follow the vehicle track – from here follow the Kingsporn Bridle Trail straight ahead (narrow and rough but easy to follow)
  • Cross the bridge at Boggy Creek and continue the descent
  • About half way, the track rounds a major spur turning west through scrubby forest before reaching the boulder fields
  • Towards the bottom you’ll see the Mt Buller Road below you to the right, and beyond it the Delatite River Trail
  • The track then passes through a stand of pines, onto wide fire track before descending to Mirimbah



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