Through the snow season it really is a legal necessity that vehicles entering the holiday resort bring snow chains. This consists of AWD and 4WD vehicles and applies from the growing season opening on June 9 through to the last day time of the season on October 7.
The sheltered method of Falls Creek means the road is not usually suffering from snow and ice conditions. Generally chains are just fit during or straight after large snowfall, and usually only for the final 5 – 10km. Keep an eye on ice patches nevertheless as these can develop with clear conditions, particularly in early morning.
Snow chains can be hired from numerous Auto Chain outlets in Myrtleford and Mt Beauty on the way to Falls Creek. For date info on chain fitting position make sure you check the snow report page on your way.