Gungartan as seen from near Whites River Hut to the southwest of the mountain
|Elevation||2,068 m (6,785 ft) |
|Prominence||248 m (814 ft) |
|Isolation||14.32 km (8.90 mi) |
|Location||Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia|
|Parent range||Great Dividing Range|
|Topo map||Geehi Dam|
|Easiest route||Walk (hike)|
With an elevation of 2,068 metres (6,785 ft) above sea level, Gungartan is the highest mountain on mainland Australia not within the Main Range. It is located close to Whites River Hut in Kosciuszko National Park.
Many walkers climb to the peak in summer as it offers excellent views of the surrounding national park. The overall climb to the peak is fairly easy and involves only minor scrambling close to the peak. In winter the mountain is generally snow covered and offers excellent backcountry skiing across the saddle.
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