This fantastic walk provides a different perspective on the Mt Barney Massif. With views of both East and West Peaks you really feel engulfed by the majesty of Mt Barney. A climb in its own rights, the Mt Ernest traverse is a fantastic circuit starts with the Mt Ernest peak and then travels over the “Organ Pipes” of Rhyolite columns before returning via the Cronan Ck track to Mt Barney Lodge. There is fantastic views, lots of different wildflowers and habitats to really add to the challenge of the walk.
Cost: $150 per person (Includes a full expedition food pack per person, all ropes required, all first aid equipment, flower identification books and public liability insurance)
Requirement for group numbers: 4-15 people depending on route taken
Start Time: Early morning
Duration of Activity: All day (8-14hrs)
Meeting Place: the Office
What to bring: 3 litres of water, hat, sunscreen, any medication, warm clothes/raincoat, a small day pack and wear comfortable closed-in shoes.
Fitness Requirement: This is a full day expedition which requires a high fitness level and the ability to carry a daypack with equipment and own personal gear.