Mount St Gwinear
Mount St Gwinear is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 1.299m (4,261ft) above the sea level, located in Victoria, Australia, at the north-east end of the Baw Baw National Park.
The road to the summit is gravel. It’s called Mount St Gwinear Road. The weather can change very quickly so appropriate equipment should be carried at all times. Starting from the C481 road, the ascent is 12.9 km long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 610 meters. The average gradient is 4.72%. When visiting Mount St Gwinear in the snow season, it is compulsory to carry wheel chains at all times and to fit them where directed. It’s a declared hazardous road during winter (bus drivers require an appropriate licence).
Pic: Leigh Blackall