10 Years Peaks Challenge

Early bird first release entries now open.



What does it take to be a Peaks finisher?

Are you up for the challenge?

Be part of the special celebrations for the ride’s 10 year anniversary in 2019.

Event date – Sunday 10 March 2019

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Will you be the fastest up the climbs?

$10,000 PRIZE MONEY.

Show me the money…

King and Queen of Peaks Challenge

It’s simple – the fastest combined climb time (female and male) up Tawonga Gap, Mt Hotham and Falls Creek will be crowned the King and Queen of Peaks Challenge. It’s not just the respect that will be earned, both riders will go home with $2,000 cash!


KOMs and QOMs will also be up for grabs for each individual climb, with $1,000 available for the fastest male and female up each of Tawonga Gap, Mount Hotham and Falls Creek. That’s $6,000 in total prize money.

*The timing of climbs will be measured solely through the official event timing to determine who takes home the chocolates.

Have you got what it takes?

Check out the official climbs and strava segments below.

The climbs

235km cycling and 4000+ metres of climbing

The route

Peaks Challenge Falls Creek is a 235km loop ride starting at Falls Creek and riding up Tawonga Gap, Mount Hotham and through Omeo before heading up the back of Falls Creek.

The back of Falls will hit you like a tonne of bricks. With 200km in your legs, you’ll quickly learn why the first pinch is called WTF Corner, and the whole ascent The Beast. It’s a steep and relentless climb with little reprieve. Do you have what it takes?

Peaks Challenge Falls Creek route

2019 entry prices



Presale ended


Until Sunday 4th November, 11pm

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Beat the price rise

Be sure to book an early entry to save $$$

From Monday 5th November

What you need to know

Essential information


Peaks Challenge Falls Creek
Looking for a place to stay?

It’s essential to get in early for on mountain accommodation. Contact Falls Creek Reservation Centre on 1800 033 079 or email info@fallscreekreservations.com.au to find a place to stay.

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Early bird first release

Get ahead of the pack
24 September – 4 November

Get ahead of the game and commit today with an early bird first release entry. You’ll beat the price rise and set yourself up for the best possible preparation in the lead up to the 2019 event.


Training and preparation

Cyclists training for Peaks Challenge Falls Creek
Ready to get started?

Kick off your 2019 campaign with our tips, advice and training rides. We’ve put together some essential resources to help you prepare for this year’s event. All you have to do is get on the bike and start riding!

let's do it!

Score a commemorative tshirt

10 years and counting ...

This year we’re celebrating 10 years of one of Australia’s toughest cycling events – Peaks Challenge Falls Creek. We’ve produced a single batch of commemorative tshirts, which will be sent out to all members presale entrants*, with a limited number available during first two weeks of early bird first release.

Commit to the 2019 event early to secure your piece of Peaks Challenge history.

*Managed to snag an entry during the Tour de France flash sale or after the 2018 event? Don’t worry, there’s already a tee with your name on it.

Peaks Challenge 10 year commemorative tshirt

something money can't buy

Finishers Jersey

It’s more than just a jersey …

We know how much it means to you. It symbolises months of training, time away from family and friends, dedication, pain and commitment.

You’ll have 13 hours to make your mark and earn a jersey for yourself. It’s significance is something only a fellow Peaks Challenge finisher can understand.

We chatted to some Peaks finishers and let them reflect on their preparation, the challenge and what the finishers jersey means to them.

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Peaks Challenge finisher Cyril

Sponsors and partners

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Peaks Challenge 2019 early bird first release entries are now open!


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