Tasmanian Mountain Guides | Barn Bluff
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Barn Bluff

  • Day 1

  • Introductory lessons

    Gear prep

    Lunch provided

  • Day 2

  • Transfer to Ronny Creek car park

    Trek to and climb Barn Bluff

    Return to Launceston

AU$600 per person

AU$600 per person

Barn Bluff

Barn Bluff is a mountain located in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park in the Central Highlands of Tasmania at the junction of the eastern most points of the Murchison River and Mackintosh River catchments. At 1559 metres it is the fourth highest mountain in Tasmania, exceeding the height of the more famous Cradle Mountain by 14 metres. It is frequently snow-covered, sometimes even in summer. This mountain is a major feature of the national park because it is visible from most areas and stands on its own, well away from other peaks.

Inclusions

Full day of pre-trek introductory lessons and gear advice. Two guides, private transfers to and from Ronny Creek car park, 2 lunches. See our gear list for what we provide.

 

Nb. This is a long hard day and can be made longer and harder by unfavorable weather.

What we supply
  • Day pack
  • Water proof pack liner
  • Stove and fuel
  • Mug, spoon and bowl
  • Rain jacket and trousers
  • Gaiters
  • Safety whistle
  • Food (you will have an opportunity to purchase additional snacks prior to the trek commencing)
  • Water bottle
  • Walking poles
  • First aid kit
  • Crampons or chains during winter activities
What you will need to bring
  • Boots (worn in, ankle high with Vibram sole or equivalent)
  • Socks x 1 pair (suitable for trekking)
  • T-shirt x 1 (Merino wool is recommended)
  • Thermal underwear x 1 set (Merino is recommended)
  • Gloves x 1 pair (wind/water proof type)
  • Walking trousers (light weight quick drying)
  • Walking shirt (light weight/long sleeved quick drying)
  • Polar fleece or down jacket
  • Beanie & neck warmer
  • Sun hat (broad brimmed is recommended instead of a peaked cap)
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses (polarized is recommended)