Mount Matlock: Ultimate 4wd destination
Mount Matlock is a mountain peak at an elevation of 1.372m (4,501ft) above the sea level located in the south of Victoria, in Australia.
The unpaved road to the summit is called Corn Hill Road. It’s a 4wd track. The summit hosts a fire tower with a few comms on it, but no mobile phone services. The current tower was built in 1994. It’s 37m tall. Mt. Matlock had its first tower build shortly after the 1939 Black Friday Fires.
Located within the Yarra Ranges National Park, the road is open to traffic throughout the year, but may be closed for short periods in winter when the weather is bad. Starting from Warburton-Woods Point Road, the ascent is 1.9 km long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 167 meters. The average gradient is 8.78%.
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