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We set out with our two friends and six soon to be friends along with our amiable guides, Alan and Polly on a six day adventure.
There was a cold wind blowing at Ronny Creek carpark but the climb to Marion's Lookout soon warmed us up. On the way to Waterfall Valley there were stunning displays of Fagus in Autumn colors. Fortunately the weather held out and we were all able to complete the climb to the summit of Mt Ossa. The clouds parted briefly so we were able to see the three peaks of Barn Bluff, Cradle Mountain and Mt Oakleigh.We had glorious sunshine for the last two days and the final walk across the buttongrass plains afforded us spectacular views of the ranges surrounding Lake St Clair.
Cradle Mountain : April 2011
Hiking the 'Overland' proved to be as close to heaven as you can expect to experience. As beautiful as the NZ Fiordland hikes are, it is clear that the miracles displayed in Tasmanias high country outshine all contenders. Thanks to … Continue
Bay of Fires : May 2011
It's hard not to be repetitive. What are themes? Fabulous experience, spectacular food, great guides, huge skies, remarkable landscape. Perhaps the world would be a better place if more people had access to experiences like this. There were six of … Continue
Bay of Fires : April 2011
Two girlfriends and I undertook this walk in early April (also a couple from Sydney). For all sorts of reasons we were worn out and this became the therapy that we needed to reinvigorate and revive. We had the great … Continue