Tasmanian Mountain Guides | Mt Roland + Cradle Mtn + Barn Bluff
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Mt Roland + Cradle Mtn + Barn Bluff

  • Day 1

  • Introductory lessons

    Gear prep

    Lunch provided

  • Day 2

  • Transfer to Mount Roland Climb Mount Roland Transfer to the Lodge

  • Day 3

  • Climb Cradle Mountain

    Via marions Lookout

  • Day 4

  • Climb Barn Bluff

    Via Horse track

  • Day 5

  • Visit Weindorfers hut

    and Interpretation centre

AU$1800 per person

AU$1800 per person

Inclusions

Prices are GST inclusive. (twin share at a Lodge near Cradle Mountain for 3 nights. Price will vary for minors accompanying parents) Ex Launceston

No local payments required except for dinner at the lodge.

Full day of pre-trek introductory lessons and gear advice. Two guides, private transfers to and from the park, park fees, 3 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 0 dinners. See our gear list for what we provide

Roland/Cradle/Barn Bluff

Mount Roland stands at 1234 meters above sea level on the northern edge of the Great Western Tiers region of Tasmania. It provides an impressive backdrop to the Kentish Municipality and for the town of Sheffield.  At first sight, Mount Roland would appear to be a difficult climb. From most angles it appears that the Mountain is just a collection of seemingly impregnable cliffs. These cliffs form the containment walls of a huge dolerite plateau of which the summit tor is but a small part. Most of the time spent climbing Roland is on level or gentle ground, so to reach the summit is not only rewarding but not as difficult as it first may seem. Like anywhere in Tasmania, the level of difficulty and discomfort can be directly attributed to the weather and a walker’s level of preparedness.

Cradle Mountain is a mountain in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National ParkTasmaniaAustralia. Rising to 1,545 metres (5,069 ft) above sea level, it is one of the principal tourist sites in Tasmania, owing to its natural beauty. The Cradle Mountain is composed of dolerite columns, similar to many of the other mountains in the area.The mountain rises above the glacially formed Dove Lake (934 metres (3,064 ft)), Lake Wilks, and Crater Lake.The mountain has four named summits. In order of height they are Cradle Mountain (1,545 m (5,069 ft)); Smithies Peak (1,527 m (5,010 ft)); Weindorfers Tower (1,459 metres (4,787 ft)); and Little Horn (1,355 m (4,446 ft)).The mountain itself is named after its resemblance to a gold mining cradle.

 

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 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.

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)
What you may also like to bring
  • Camera (consider spare batteries)
  • Book
  • Notepad and pencil
  • Lip balm
  • Soft shell jacket (lightweight and windproof)
  • Wet wipes
  • Comfortable clothes for dinner in the lodge