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 […]

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 […]