Mt Zero & the Western Flank – Grampians National Park

Mt Zero is located at the northern end of the Grampians National Park. Named by Major Mitchell when he passed through the area in 1836.  It happened to be zero degrees at the time.  Brr, cold. It wasn’t cold on this particular day. If anything we were properly slightly overdressed.  But I dressed myself and […]

Bundaleer – Grampians National Park

With the intention of exploring the area around Tower Hill, we stopped at the Bundaleer to explore a new multi-cache called “Goonies Lair” that had recently been placed there. Now Tom & I have been to the Bundaleer before (Boxing Day 2014), but we never really explored beyond the “Chinese Wall”. The Bundaleer is a […]

Hollow Cave & Red Cave – Grampians National Park

With 169,000 hectares of space, and Victoria’s 4th largest national park. There are plenty of places to explore in the Grampians. Down in Victoria Range you will find Hollow Cave & Red Cave. Don’t expect however and easy bushwalk.  With no marked path you will have to bush bash your way around to find these hidden […]

Mount Abrupt – Grampians National Park

Hiking Mt Abrupt Information Distance: 6.3km (Mt Abrupt) Duration: Approx 3hrs return Track Conditions: Moderate Type: There & Back I have been wanting to hike Mt Abrupt for a while.  With having ran Mt Sturgeon & the Piccaninny for the Peaks & Trails run, it was high time that I have some loving to Mt Abrupt. […]

Major Mitchell Plateau

Distance: 20km (approx) Duration: 6 1/2 hours Grade: Difficult Type: Point to point. (Car drop off recommended) Start: Mt William Carpark End: Jimmy Creek Campground Closest Town: Halls Gap – 23km Distance from Melbourne: 275km (3 1/2 hour drive) Location: Grampians National Park Summary: Described as a “classic mountain walk”, the Major Mitchell Hike takes you through exposed sub-alpine conditions along the plateau. The hike […]