Trek 5: White Timber Spur
Start - The General Store
Head North on the Great Alpine Road heading towards Harrietville and Bright. There are numerous lookouts along the way. (Toilets inside the 24H Transit Lounge - Mt Hotham Resort Management Office).
9.7 km - Dargo High Plains Road on Left
Turn left onto Dargo High Plains Road.
17.5 km - King Spur Track on Left
Stay on Dargo High Plains Road. OPTION – Turn left onto King Spur Track, keep left through clearing and travel 200 m to Lankey Plain Hut. Return to Dargo High Plains Rd.
10.4 km - Ritchie Road on Right
Little Woman's Grave on left opposite road junction. Turn right onto Ritchie Road. (Photo Opportunity)
9.7 km - Thirty Five Mile Creek Campsite
Stay on Ritchie Road.
11.7 km - Whisky Bottle Flat Campsite
Stay on Ritchie Road
6.7 km - Basalt Knob North Track Intersection
Turn left onto Basalt Knob Road. Visit the Red Train Carriage on left at intersection. (Photo opportunity).
6.4 km - Wongungarra Track on Right
Stay on Basalt Knob Track.
9.9 km - Brewery Creek Track on Right
Turn right onto Brewery Creek Track.
16.5 km - Crooked River Crossing
Cross Crooked River and keep left. CAUTION – ALWAYS check water crossing for depth, flow and obstacles before proceeding. If your are unsure, then turn around.
250 m - Talbotville Camping Area
Explore the area. When you are ready return to Crooked River crossing (returning the way you arrived) and turn left onto Crooked River Track.
2.8 km - Racecourse Track Junction
Keep left on Crooked River Track.
100 m - Collingwood Spur Track on Left
Turn left onto Collingwood Spur Track.
6.4 km - McMillan Road Intersection
Turn right onto McMillan Road.
1.6 km - Grant Track on Left
Turn left onto Grant Track.
600 m - Grant Historical Area Information
Explore the area. When you are ready, return to McMillan Road via the left fork in Grant Track.
350 m - McMillan Road Intersection
Turn left onto McMillan Road.
1.3 km - Grant Cemetery on Left
Park where safe and explore the historic cemetery. When you are ready, continue on McMillan Road.
3.9 km - Dargo High Plains Road Intersection
Turn left onto Dargo High Plains Road. OPTION – Turn right to Dargo (16.7 km). (Fuel, food, shop and toilets)
53.0 km - Great Alpine Road Intersection
Turn right to return to Mt Hotham. OPTION – Turn left to Harrietville (19 km) and Bright (45 km)
9.7 km - The General Store Mt Hotham
This is the end of this journey!