Trek 4 - Blue Rag Range
Blue Rag Range Trig, Red Carriage, White Timber Spur, Devils Hollow.
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.
11.45 km Blue Rag Range Track on Right
Turn right onto Blue Rag Range Track.CAUTION – Engage you vehicle’s low range 4WD capability.
3.4 km Basalt Knob North Track on Left
Stay on Blue Rag Range Track.
3.5 km Blue Rag Range Trig Marker
Park and enjoy the view. When you’re ready return along Blue Rag Range Track. CAUTION – Steep slopes, take care when exploring.(Photo Opportunity)
3.5 km Basalt Knob North Track on Right
Keep right onto Basalt Knob North Track.
350 m Helipad
Stay on Basalt Knob North Track.(Photo Opportunity)
9.6 km Ritchie Road Intersection
Turn left onto Ritchie Road. Visit the Red Train Carriage picnic area directly across from intersection.(Picnic area)
6.7 km Whisky Bottle Flat Campsite
Stay on Ritchie Road
11.7 km Thirty Five Mile Creek Campsite
Stay on Ritchie Road.
9.7 km Dargo High Plains Intersection
Turn left onto Dargo High Plains Road. Little Woman’s Grave opposite intersection.
250 m Gows Hotel Site (ruins) on Right
Park in a safe place and explore the area. When you are ready continue on the Dargo High Plains Road.
10.1 km King Spur Track on Right
Turn right onto King Spur Track, keep left through clearing and travel 200m to Lankey Plain Hut. When you are ready return to the clearing and turn left onto King Spur Track.
2.5 km Clearing on Left (Devils Hollow)
Park in a safe place and walk over flat ground to the edge of a cliff with great views north towards Mt Hotham.CAUTION – Stay back from the cliff edge, as the ground can be unstable. Keep a close eye on any children.(Photo opportunity)
When you are ready return to the clearing and turn right onto Dargo High Plains Track.
17.5 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!