Winter in Tasmania

Tasmania in winter is stunning, also winter is here so enough with the Game of Thrones Jokes

Tasmania in Winter is a stunning sight to see and the regular visitation of snow on Mt Wellington in Hobart is always a delight (unless you have to ride to work through it!). Here is a quick snapshot of just how beautiful and a little brutal winter in Tasmania can be.


PEN_1590
Walls of Jerusalem NP, Tasmania. Winter 09.King David's Peak. Climbing this was the aim of the trip but this was as close as we got...


Cradle Mountain
The summit ridge of Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, winter of 1988.


PEN_1602
Walls of Jerusalem NP, Tasmania. Winter 09.The morning after the night before. The wind started about 4am and at midday we decided to bail. Next time I'm taking snow-shoes :)


Tasmania - Winter 4
Tasmania - Winter 4

References:

  • “Cradle Mountain” · Stefan Karpiniec · Aug. 1, 1988 · Flickr
  • “PEN_1590” · nickthetasmaniac · Aug. 31, 2009 · Flickr
  • “PEN_1602” · nickthetasmaniac · Aug. 31, 2009 · Flickr
  • “Snow on moutains, Queenstown, Tasmania” · TheWesternTasmanian · Oct. 19, 2010 · YouTube
  • “Tasmania - Winter 4” · KathrynM87 · Dec. 2, 2012 · Flickr
  • “@brettthebastard” · Brett Carter · June 2, 2013 · Twitter
  • “snow on snow” · sundry productions · Jan. 15, 2011 · Vimeo
  • “Cradle Mountain Winter 2012” · Sean Robson · Sept. 12, 2012 · YouTube