Mount Bindo

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Mount Bindo
Mount Bindo is located in New South Wales
Mount Bindo
Mount Bindo
Location in New South Wales
Highest point
Elevation1,364 m (4,475 ft) [1]
Coordinates33°40′38″S 150°00′35″E / 33.6772973°S 150.0096666°E / -33.6772973; 150.0096666Coordinates: 33°40′38″S 150°00′35″E / 33.6772973°S 150.0096666°E / -33.6772973; 150.0096666[2]
Geography
LocationCentral Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Parent rangeGreat Dividing Range
Topo mapHampton
Climbing
Easiest routeDrive

Mount Bindo, a mountain on the Great Dividing Range, is located in the Central Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia.

With an elevation of 1,364 metres (4,475 ft) above sea level,[1][2] Mount Bindo is one of the highest points on the Central Tablelands and attracts regular light snowfalls in winter. Nearby towns include the hamlet of Hampton, Jenolan Caves and the town of Oberon. As with nearby Mount Trickett and Shooters Hill, Mount Bindo is a popular destination for 'snow chasers' during the winter months.

Access to the summit[edit]

From the town of Oberon, the Oberon Road heads east for 26 kilometres (16 mi) until it meets the Hampton-Jenolan Caves Rd. There is a roadside rest area here on Hampton State Forest. A dry-weather forest road, the Tea Tree Road, turns left here and heads through the pines to the summit of Mount Bindo, from where there are fine views over the Megalong Valley, taking in Oberon to the west, Lithgow to the north, Blackheath and the Hydro-Majestic Hotel at Medlow Bath to the east and two towers to the south.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Map of Mount Bindo, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 27 May 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Mount Bindo". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Edit this at Wikidata six maps topo map 'Hampton'
  3. ^ "Oberon". Sydney Morning Herald. 10 April 2008. Retrieved 28 May 2015.

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