Route: Mt Anne

Submitted by Mark Hinder on Sun, 03/26/2023 - 09:48pm
Tasmania, AU
16 km
Vertical Gain
1,338 m

Mount Anne is the highest peak in the southwest of Tasmania at 1423m.

Up & Down 16km (1,338m+/-)

The route takes you up to High Camp Hut, and the Eliza plateau. After that point you encounter the alpine section, which was sparred the devastating bush fires (early 2019) dates back to Gondwana land. Cross enormous dolerite boulder fields before the summit climb that requires some scrambling to follow the cairned route. Views down to Lake Pedder, the western Arthurs and around the Mount Anne circuit await. While only ~ 8 km each way, this is a technical yet rewarding climb. 

Loop (2,000m+/-)

Able to be completed in a clockwise or anticlockwise direction. For a clockwise direction, follow the above description up to Mt Anne. You must detour to Mt Anne. After Mt Anne, continue along to Lightning Ridge and then a steep descent down to Lonley Tarns. Continue following the track all the way back to Scotts Peaks Road and then finish on the road.

GPS Track