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Fives Peak Challenge

April 18, 2021

Rotary Rides Canberra
Five Peaks Challenge

(with a bonus sixth peak)

● 120 km or 83 km route options with all peaks
● 87 km or 57 km if all peaks by-passed
● You ride the hills, your partner does the flat
● Starts and finishes at Stromlo Forest Park
● Good food and support on the course
● Great way to see Canberra from the saddle

Climbs for you to conquer
(you can bypass any of the climbs)

    Vertical Height Average Grade
1 Mt Stromlo 160m 4.5%
2 Red Hill 100m 8.5%
3 Mt Pleasant 80m 3.0%
4 Mt Ainslie 220m 8.9%
5 Black Mountain 230m 9.2%
6 Dairy Farmers Hill 100m 5.0%


Five Peaks Challenge 18 April 2021
● A non-competitive cyclo-sportive event
● With great food stations and support available on the course
● A great challenge to ride the peaks of Canberra
● Riding all six peaks have a total elevation gain of 2,000 m on the longer ride
and 1,500 m on the shorter ride
● You can by-pass any or all of the peaks
● Your non-climbing partner can by-pass them all riding 78 km or 57 km

It’s a major fund-raiser for Woden Rotary and their supported charities:

  • Sleepbus Canberra
    The National Council of Women ACT is setting up a Sleepbus – safe temporary overnight accommodation to help homeless women, their children and pets get off the street. www.gofundme.com/f/homeless-womens-sleepbus-for-canberra
  • Australian Rotary Health
    One of Australia’s largest independent funders of mental health research and providers of health scholarships, awareness and education. australianrotaryhealth.org.au


April 18, 2021
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Stromlo Forest Park
Dave McInnis Road
Stromlo, ACT Australia
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