Mount Buninyong

Buninyong, Australia

The Mount Buninyong is a col with a length of 5.8 kilometer. This is a category 3 col. It is located in Buninyong, VIC, Australia. The average grade of this col is 5.1% with a maximum of 10.2%. The Mount Buninyong ascents from 446 meter at the start, to 744 meter at the top, with a total of 298 ascending meters.


Mount Buninyong Profile


Distance 5.8 km
Elevation gain 298 m
Average grade 5.1 %
Maximum grade 10.2 %
Climb category 3
Minimum elevation 446 m
Maximum elevation 744 m

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Located roughly 15km southeast of Ballarat, Mt. Buninyong is famous for hosting the Australian National Road Race Championships on its lower slopes. While the Nationals course only takes the riders up the first 3km of the climb, Mt. Buninyong Road continues for another couple kilometers, taking in some amazing views on its way to the top of the extinct volcano.

The first 2.9 km of the climb is part of the Australian Road Championships.

- Australian Road National Championship 2017-2021

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