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hiking in tasmania

Overland Track – Day 4: Mt Ossa and Kia Ora

Day 4 begins at the Pelion Hut, and includes the highlight of the trip – the summit of Mt Ossa, Tasmania’s highest mountain! This part of the track is a part I have visited before. If you don’t have a week or so to traverse the entire Overland Track, there is a short cut into...Read More

Overland Track – Day 3: Mt Oakleigh & Pelion Plains

Day 3 on the Cradle Mountain Huts Overland Track hike traverses some magnificent mountain scenery including Mt Pelion West and Mt Oakleigh. Departing the cozy hut on Pine Forest Moor, we continue south and soon enter some tall forest. Here we see historic remains of an old tram way, which was originally intended to cart...Read More

Walls of Jerusalem: Little Fisher River

The Little Fisher River is a part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, in the northern part of the Walls of Jerusalem National Park. This selection of photos is “From the Vault”, taken many years ago on my first visit to the area. The rainforest along the easy river walk was sublime. Basically myrtle...Read More

Video from Mt Anne Tasmania

Here are a couple of videos I shot while up Mt Anne last weekend. Very simple/straightforward videos basically, but I thought they would be of interest as the weather was so magnificent – all the great peaks of south west Tasmania could be clearly seen 🙂 Mt Anne Tasmania – Panoramic This first one is...Read More

Fagus 2014 Part II: Tyndall Range, Western Tasmania

My second fagus spotting trip of 2014 was to the Tyndall Range in Western Tasmania. The track starts from the B28 Anthony Link Rd which takes you through some magic mountain scenery between Queenstown and Tullah. The fagus has turned somewhat later than usual this year but is at its peak right now in the...Read More

Bushwalking in Tasmania: Freycinet Peninsula Circuit

One of the great bushwalks in Tasmania is the three day Freycinet Peninsula circuit walk. Most visitors to Freycinet National Park visit the lookout over Wineglass Bay and some more follow the track all the way to the beach or undertake the steep climb to Mt Amos, but only a few set out on this...Read More