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Looking north to Lake Pedder  
   

Looking north to Lake Pedder

The Western Arthurs

January 16th 2016
Even somewhere already as rugged as Tasmania's famed southwest, some places have a special reputation for their wildness and beauty. The Western Arthurs, a compact chain of mountains sprinkled with lakes some 80 kilometres west-southwest of Hobart, are one of those places. Indeed, every Tasmanian bushwalker worth his or her salt has seen the Arthurs, or has plans to go there one day. A few ... read more
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9th December 2016

Thanks for the wild hike!
Many of us will never again make it out to rugged, remote, gorgeous mountains like these, so thanks for taking us along. Great photos, but you really must return. I was looking for your exotic pandani plants, but didn't see them--maybe next trip! Glad you avoided fire and rain!

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