• Walking & hiking

Mt Feathertop via Razorback Trail

Alpine National Park, Great Alpine Road, Hotham Heights, Victoria, 3741

The superb trail from Mt Hotham to the summit of Mt Feathertop (1,922m), the state's second highest mountain, follows the sharp, craggy spine of the Razorback above the treeline. Beginning at the carpark at Diamantina Hut, the track descends to a saddle called Big Dipper, passing through open snow grass, low shrubs and snow gum woodlands on its way to the rocky bluffs of Twin Knobs and Mt Feathertop beyond. The stunning 360 degree views from the peak extend across the alps.

Location: Alpine National Park
Length: 11km
Walk: 4 hours one way
Track: Rocky and rough in places especially towards Mt Feathertop
Grade: Steep
Start: Diamantina Hut Carpark
Finish: Mt Feathertop
Nearby: Mt Hotham Village Resort
Permits/bookings: none required
Best time: November–April.

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Alpine National Park, Great Alpine Road, Hotham Heights, Victoria, 3741

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