Mount William (Mount Duwil)
Looking east from Mount William, towards
|Elevation||1,167 metres (3,829 ft) AHD|
|Topo map||Geoscience Australia Mount William|
|First ascent||Thomas Mitchell (European explorer)|
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Mount William (also Mount Duwil) is a mountain of the Grampians Mountain Range, located within the Grampians National Park, in the Australian state of Victoria. The mountain is situated approximately 250 kilometres (160 mi) west-north-west of Melbourne on the eastern edge of the national park, approximately 22 kilometres (14 mi) drive from Halls Gap.
Features and location
Three transmission towers are located at the summit of Mount William including an amateur radio repeater. A sealed service road continues to the summit, but is not accessible by vehicle to the general public.
Visitors to the mountain can drive to a carpark located approximately 920 metres (3,020 ft) up the mountain, before proceeding on foot for 1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi) to the summit. It will take a person of moderate fitness approximately 45 mins to walk. No permit is required to climb the mountain.
- Parks Victoria - Grampians National Park
- Visit Victoria - Grampians National Park
- Geoscience Australia - Mount William