Mount Bartle Frere, Atherton

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#6 of 6 in Parks in Atherton
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  • Came across wild pigs, flocks of parakeets and leeches which dropped from the trees , absolutely loved this challenge to the summit and back in 7 hrs. This was 26 years ago - 1993  more »
  • Really good day out. My friend and I were blessed with clear weather so our experience was definitely better than it could be for those in the rain. We started at 6am with our head-torches and...  more »
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  • Fantastic, both the Eastern and Western approach’s are different and unique. The lookout from the helipad on the Eastern is as spectacular as the lookout from the western summit boulders. Recommend not doing this summer.
  • One of the most beautifully amazing and challenging hikes I have done. We were lucky enough to get a stunning view from the top... the rare 5-10% of the year apparently. Its a serious all over workout but the variety of terrain is really cool and the boulder field like a natural scrambling course. We did it comfortably in one day but we started early and are definitely of a very good above average fitness level. Parts of boulder field are exposed and not for nervous hikers. Lying on the rocks on the top felt like being on top of the world, magic. Went to helipad and the summit from josephine falls side. Jumping in the falls after arriving back to carpark hot sweaty and exhausted was the sweetest end to an unforgettable day. About 8hours roundtrip for a very fit and athletic person that can rockhop at height. Would advise to leave 10-12 hours in wetter conditions this hike would take so much longer. Dont take any risks. Always hike in your comfort level and be prepared for the unexpected.
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