Hartz Mountains (Tasmania)

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Hartz Mountains
Hartz Mountain and Mt Snowy.jpg
Elevation 1,253 m (4,111 ft)
Prominence 1,235 m (4,052 ft)
Location Tasmania, Australia

The Hartz Mountains are twin mountains located in Tasmania. They are 55 kilometres south west of Hobart, and are part of the Hartz Mountains National Park. The Hartz Mountains area experiences typical south-west weather conditions. In all seasons there can be snow, high rainfall, extremes of temperature, strong winds and sudden weather changes.

Hartz Peak[edit]

Hartz Peak is the highest point of the Hartz Mountains, and in fine weather the summit offers one of the best views of the southwest and north. This walk (5 hours return) is only for fit and experienced walkers.