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Rotary Club of Woden
02 6288 3568


Stromlo Forest Park
Opperman Ave, Stromlo

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26 Apr 2020


7:30 am - 3:00 pm



Five Peaks Challenge

Rotary 5 Peaks Challenge Jersey

polaroid at 5 peaks

This is a non-competitive cyclo-sportive event that provides a great challenge to ride the six peaks of Canberra – Mount Stromlo, Red Hill, Mount Pleasant, Mount Ainslie and Black Mountain and Dairy Farmers Hill (in the Arboretum).

This event was historically named ‘Five Peaks Challenge’ but since 2015, when Dairy Farmers Hill (in the Arboretum) was added, it has now six peaks. That’s a 20% bonus peak!

  • Two ride length options of 117 km or 88 km
  • You can choose which peaks you climb and which ones you by-pass
  • Take on all six peaks for a total elevation gain of about 2,000 metres on the longer ride and 1,450 metres on the shorter ride—you can bypass the peaks for less climbing
  • Great food stations and support available on the course
  • A great way to see Canberra from your saddle

In 2020, all funds raised will go to Australian Rotary Health and ShelterBox Australia.

Australian Rotary Health logoAustralian Rotary Health is an independent national, not-for-profit organisation that helps to fund much needed medical research and health-related support in Australia.

ShelterBox Australia provides emergency disaster relief, shelter, tools and water purification kits, for families robbed of their homes by disaster (natural and conflict). They are transforming despair into hope with the aim of creating positive, lasting change in communities at home and all over the world.

Registration and rider pack collection

The Five Peaks Challenge starts and finishes at Stromlo Forest Park.
Ample parking, toilets and showers are available, as well as a playground for entertaining any children who have come along to watch.

Cycle City LogoMechanical assistance will be provided at no cost by Cycle City before the rides start.

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