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The Acheron Way is a sealed and an unsealed road in Victoria. It goes from St Fillans to near Warburton.
The Acheron Way's highest elevation along its length is 832m (highlight point | zoom to point) and the lowest point is at 170m (highlight point | zoom to point).
For cyclists and those towing caravans, boats or heavy loads the Acheron Way is mountainous along its 31.9 km length, with about 7 km that is steeper in incline/grade than 5% (2.4 km is steeper in incline/grade than 10% and 2.7 km of that has an incline/grade more than 15%!). The total ascent / descent along the length of the Acheron Way is 1308 m / 460 m.
Bonzle incline/gradient summary
|Total length||<5% incline/grade||5-10% incline/grade||10-15% incline/grade||>15% incline/grade|
|31.9 km||19.8 km||2 km||2.7 km|
The Acheron Way connects with the Donna Buang Road, the Marysville Road, the Marysville Road - Acheron Way, the Warburton Highway and the Warburton-Woods Point Road.
Towns, villages and localities on the Acheron Way include Somers Park (highlight).
The Acheron Way is highlighted in yellow on the map below.
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Bonzle users have contributed the following notes about Acheron Way:
|contributed by PeterWhitehead on 21-Dec-2010 (last modified 21-Dec-2010)|
The Acheron Way
The Acheron Way is a beautiful 38k forest drive over the Great Dividing Range through State Forest, for 14k a good gravel road (narrow and twisty, well graded but not recommended for caravans).