Victoria's 4x4 Challenge: The Rugged Road to Mount Matlock

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. Its lofty heights and rugged terrains beckon adventurous souls.

Mount Matlock

Is the road to Mount Matlock in Victoria unpaved?

Located in the southern part of the country, the road to the summit is totally unpaved. It’s called Corn Hill Road. It’s a 4wd track.

A Glimpse of Mount Matlock's Summit

Reaching the summit reveals more than just panoramic views. A fire tower stands tall, crowned with a few communication devices, though mobile phone services remain absent. Erected in 1994, this 37m tall tower is a testament to Mount Matlock's history. The first tower graced its peak following the devastating 1939 Black Friday Fires.

How long is the road to Mount Matlock?

Embarking on this adventure takes one through the Yarra Ranges National Park. Spanning 1.9 km (1.18 miles) from the C511 (Warburton-Woods Point Road), drivers can expect an elevation gain of 167 meters, maintaining an average gradient of 8.78%.
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