Take a Hike!: Wollumbin edition

Wollumbin (or Mt. Warning) is a mountain in New South Wales, Australia.  It is the first point in Australia to reach the morning sun, and so many people hike it in the dark with torches to be at the summit by sunrise.  I’ve hiked it twice, both times in the middle of the day, and in the pouring rain.  It’s not a difficult hike, but I think it would be tough in the dark!

Beautiful, beautiful rain forest

Beautiful, beautiful rain forest


Camping at the base


It’s not *that* steep.


Boris the brush turkey, always looking for food at the summit


Summit! At least we get a glimpse of the surrounding mountains through the clouds!


The glorious view at the summit

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