There are two options offered today – the Shadow Lake circuit or the longer walk up to Mount Rufus via Shadow Lake. Pademelons, Antarctic Beech Forest (Myrtle Beech), Alpine moorland, pineapple grass, cushion plants, high alpine moorland, this is just the beginning of what you will see today. Among the highlights here are the magnificent views from the summit at Mount Rufus, a summit dominated by strange and fascinating rain-sculpted sandstone formations. The views extend all the way to Frenchman’s Cap and the head of the Franklin River.
Walking: Moderate to Challenging / 21km / 7–8 hrs / shorter 13km option available
Meals: Chef-cooked breakfast, Walkers Lunch, two course a la carte dinner
Accommodation: Lake St Clair Wilderness Lodge in the upgraded Lakeside ensuite rooms