A dramitic granite rock crag that is the highest peak in the Arthurs Range. Towers above the rest of this glacial carved range. Probably the most sought after peak in Tasmania. Difficult access so requires a multiday walk to get to the base of the summit. Very exposed although easy rock climbing. 500m drops straight down. People have been killed trying to climb this mountain.
|Best months for climbing:||Jan, Feb, Dec|
|Year first climbed:||1947|
|First successful climber(s):||Geelong Grammer led by Bechevaise|
|Nearest major airport:||Hobart|
Thanks to Simon Walliss for adding this peak.
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NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There are 3 trip reports for Federation Peak.
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- Log #21407 - by Shane Tinsley on Aug 30, 2008Feburary 2006 Walked East Arthur Range from Farm House Creek up Moss Ridge, Beecheves Plateau, Southern Traverse,Thwaits Plateu, Goon Moor, Suart Saddle back down Luckmans Lead and out along the...
- Log #16861 - by David Burton on Apr 15, 2003Loved it all. We spent 2 months doing exculsively hiking. Started with Frenchmans Peak, Mt Anne, The Overland, Walls of Jerusalem, Western Arthurs and finally last but certainly not least, the mother...
- Log #16862 - by Simon Walliss on Jan 14, 2003The highlight of the tough trek through the Eastern Arthur range. Probaly the tougest trek in Australia. You need good weather which is rare here. At least 50% of groups attempting the summit do...