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snow south west tasmania

Snow Day!

With a big dump of snow promised by the forecasters, a day out in the South West seemed like a great idea so we headed off bright and early. I’ll let the pictures tell the story…

Mt Field Russell Falls Tasmania

First stop – Mt Field to check in on Russell and Horseshoe, both of which were looking very fine 🙂

 

Twisted Sister Track South West Tasmania

Next stop, the Twisted Sister track off the Gordon River Rd to see some forest scenes covered in white.

 

Twisted Sister Track South West Tasmania

The track winding through the forest

 

Twisted Sister Track South West Tasmania

For those who dont know – Twisted Sister is the name given to one of the giant Stringbarks

 

Twisted Sister Track South West Tasmania

The base of the Twisted Sister

 

Twisted Sister Track South West Tasmania

Snow covering the rainforest, a delight 🙂

 

Twisted Sister Track South West Tasmania

The ferns in particular looked great in white

 

Tasmanian tree ferns in the snow

Another nice little patch of ferns and a light dusting of snow

 

A snow covered Tasmanian Celery top pine

A celery top pine, covered in snow

 

Twisted Sister Track South West Tasmania

The well signed track

 

Snow in the mountains of south west tasmania

Moving on further into the south west… The clouds were down fairly low for most of the afternoon obscuring the tallest peaks but we were treated to tantalizing glimpses of the wild weather

 

Edgar Pond South West Tasmania

The Western Arthurs, glimpsed across the Edgar Pond near the end of Scotts Peak Rd

 

Snow falling at the Needles, South West Tasmania

Returning to Hobart, the snow started to fall again on the Gordon River Rd at the Needles.

Timelapse Video (from Phone)

 

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Luke O'Brien runs a stall at Hobart's popular Salamanca Market every Saturday where his prints and cards are available for purchase. Follow Luke's photographic adventures on Twitter at @lukeobrienphoto, at his Facebook page or by subscribing to his email newsletter.