Mount Field National Park : The best way to spend a beautiful day ! 2


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We just came back from Frenchmans Cap at the end of the week. I’m glad to remove my wet shoes after four days in the wilderness ! However the washing machine and the feeling to have dry feet will wait a little bit longer. Tomorrow the Sun will shine in a clear blue sky before to turn to the rain the next day. It would be a pity to stay inside !

Furthermore we have all the gear we need for another bushwalk, so we ask to the persons who landed their equipment to us if we can keep it two more days to go to Mount Field National Park, which they accept.

Mount-Field_national-park_bush-and-snow.With Eliane, we rente a care with Thrifty to drive to Mount Field National Park. The aim of the day will be to reach Mount Field West before to continue our loop to Twilight Tarn Hut where we’ll spend the night. We’ll be back to the car park the next day at 10am with a drizzling weather.

The clear blue sky allows us to see far away. We even see the mist above the river nearby Hobart that we went through an hour ago. Nonetheless it’s cold with the presence of frost on trees and plants. We will mainly walk on beautiful orange boulders with sometimes snow or frost on the surface. The view is uninterrupted on the tarns and Mount Field National Park. The clear sky will turn to grey and windy for lunch (we won’t reach Mount Field West but Naturalist Peak for this reason) before to get clear again after we crossed several wetlands between K Col Shelter and Watcher Peak.

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Mount-Field_national-park_frozen-puddles.We are not surprised to see many puddles with plants stuck in ice. A boardwalk goes above many puddles in the middle of the orange boudlers with at the background the mountains of Mount Field National Park and a hatched sky filtering the sunbeams. We are way better here than in town or a warm place for sure! We’ll end this walk just before twilight at Twilight Tarn Hut were we get ready for diner as quick as possible and go to sleep no long after at 8pm.

The next morning, we’ll only wake up at 8am in reason of a low daylight that leaves us think the sunrise is not here yet. We will end our loop under the drizzle on a fast track to reach our car two hours later.

It was the last time my feet stayed wet and ultimate adventure in Tasmania. I’m already missing this place. I hope my future will lead me here again !

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I'm traveling the world for 7 years to get a strong field experience in the outdoor sports and then develop sporting goods for this industry.


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2 thoughts on “Mount Field National Park : The best way to spend a beautiful day !

    • juliendiotworldtour Post author

      Bonjour Julian, Je suis allé au parc national de mont field fin avril. Il s’agit de la transition entre milieu d’automne/début de l’hiver. Il commence à faire relativement froid et la météo devient de plus en plus incertaine dans le Sud Ouest de la Tasmanie. Ceci dit, l’automne en Tasmanie est un magnifique spectacle avec les feuilles d’arbres de toutes les couleurs !