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Goodlife Health Clubs Port Melbourne

120 Bay Street

Level 1

Port Melbourne, VIC 3207


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Would you like to set an exciting and challenging fitness goal to kickstart your year?

Imagine spending a long weekend in the Victorian alpine region pushing your body, overcoming physical challenge, taking in the spectacular sights and breathing in the fresh air. Imagine that huge sense of accomplishment you will experience once you reach the summit of one of Victoria’s highest mountains…and all of that achieved before the end of the first quarter of 2018.

  • Set an exciting fitness goal – 2-day hike up Mount Feathertop
  • Receive 1on1 health and fitness assessment and custom training & nutrition program
  • Be supported over a 6-week build-up training period, including training hikes and group classes
  • Improve your health & fitness while working towards a meaningful goal
  • Summit one of Australia’s most beautiful peaks
  • Make friends, learn a new skill and make 2018 a healthy, fit and strong year

Training Start Date: 28 January 2018

Training Finish Date: 9 March 2018

Mount Feathertop Hike: Saturday 10 – Monday 12 March 2018 (departure from Port Melbourne Saturday morning, return to Port Melbourne no later than 6pm Monday)

Over the long weekend of 10-12 March 2018, a well trained and mentally prepared group of fit people will take off on a two day hiking/camping trip to the summit of Mt. Feathertop.

Mt. Feathertop is a beautiful 1897m mountain located in the Victorian alpine region near Harrietville. It’s the second highest mountain in Victoria. Departing Melbourne on the morning of the 10th, we travel in organised transportation to Harrietville, where we will have accommodation for the night. Early the next morning we put our packs on, carrying 15kg of equipment, clothing, food and water, and begin the more than 20km journey south-east towards the southern end of the razorback track, and along a beautiful ridgeline to the summit of Feathertop. The afternoon views from the summit as the sun is lowering towards the horizon is something you won’t easily forget. We set up camp not far from the top, have a well-needed nights rest, with a 12km walk the next morning back down to Harrietville, and our drive back to Melbourne. The total distance of the hike is 33km, with 1422m altitude increase.


- 6 weeks build-up training from 28 Jan-9 Mar

- 1on1 fitness assessment

- Custom training and nutrition program

- 5 x group training classes/wk

- 3 x half day training hikes

- 1 x nutrition and mountaineering training night


- 2-night summit expedition (some meals not


- Transportation from/to Melbourn

- 1-night accommodation & dinner in Harrietville

- Cooked dinner on the hike

- Post-summit celebration dinner

- Guided by experienced mountaineer and guide


  • THU 18TH JANUARY @ 6:30PM
  • SAT 20TH JANUARY @ 9:30AM
  • THU 25TH JANUARY @ 6:30PM

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Goodlife Health Clubs Port Melbourne

120 Bay Street

Level 1

Port Melbourne, VIC 3207


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