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The Kangaroo Hoppet is Australia's premier long distance cross country ski race. It is a member of the prestigious Wordloppet series of popular international cross country ski events.

The 42 kilometre Kangaroo Hoppet lets you explore cross country skiing at Falls Creek at its best. The course includes twice around Sun Valley loop, Watchbed Creek, The Paralyser, Heathy Spur and Pauls Track.

As well as the main 42 kilometre event, there are shorter 21 kilometre Australian Birkebeiner and seven kilometre Joey Hoppet events to suit all ranges of age and ability.

The Hoppet event is a feast of skiing and social activities at Falls Creek for all ages and abilities leading up to the race itself on the fourth Saturday of August. Spectators are welcome to view the event at the mountain.