The Great Volcanic Mountain Challenge

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Towac Pinnacle Picnic Grounds, Orange, NSW

Cancelled Run/Walk Off Road/Trail

The Great Volcanic Mountain Challenge on Sunday, 25 March 2018 is fun run style event, where you can run or walk the 11km to the top of Mt Canobolas in Orange, New South Wales.

This event has been cancelled: following the bush fires on Mt Canobolas, there has been extensive damage to the fire trails and tracks used for the course.

The course is mostly uphill but only a couple of sections are steep. From the Start near Towac Pinnacle Picnic Grounds (off Pinnacle Rd) you first visit Mt Towac and then Young Man Canobolas before the final climb to Mt Canobolas. The overall climb is 520m.

For the first time in 2018, there is a shorter 4.6km course which start and finishes at the Towac Pinnacle Picnic Grounds.

The 11km event is hosting the Australian Masters Mountain Running Championships.


Greater Bank Fun Run Series & Waratah Run Series
- Next in series (21 April 2018)
- Previous in series (25 March 2018)



Location map

The route starts near Towac Pinnacle Picnic Ground on Pinnacle Road, Orange and takes in spectacular views from the volcanic range, passing through changing vegetation on little used forest roads and bush tracks.

Note: map location may be approximate.


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