Alpine National Park

It was a hill of a time! I’d thoroughly recommend the alpine region if you like to be on top of, to the side of, or around mountains. The area is enormous! You can actually hike from Melbourne to Canberra through the alpine region but it takes months. When we were up on the peaks there was nothing but rolling hills and mountains as far as they eye could see. Feeling that remote and small always makes me feel a little zen.

Alpine National Park

Hills for days.

Alpine National Park

The walk along the ridge line takes roughly 3½ hours to the snow fallen Mt. Feathertop. The walk is beautiful. It follows the gentle ridge all the way to Feathertop with impressive panoramic views of the surrounding Alpine region the whole way. Unlike many other Victorian mountains, Mount Feathertop has steep summit slopes instead of a rounded summit dome. Snow remaining in the summit gullies in spring gives the appearance of feathers – hence the name “Feathertop”.

Alpine National Park

Alpine National Park

Alpine National Park

Taken on the walk to Mt. Loch. Just behind us are the rolling hills that lead to Mt. Feathertop. Blissfully ignorant photo of us taken a day before the walk to Mt. Feathertop.

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