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Australia 2000-meter Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 60 meters of Clean Prominence

Showing Greg Slayden's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (3 out of 15, or 20%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft Range (Level 3)Isol-MiAscent Date
1.Mount Kosciuszko73107310South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range1177.01993-10-17 a
 Muellers Peak6955131South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range.61993-10-17 b
2.Mount Townsend7247620South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range2.31993-10-17 c
3.Carruthers Peak7037278South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range1.71993-10-17 d
 Mount Twynam7201508South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range3.7 
 Rams Head7185361South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range2.3 
 Etheridge Ridge7152197South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range.5 
 North Rams Head7142187South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range.7 
 Mount Alice Rawson708733South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range.4 
 Byatts Camp Peak7083324South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range.8 
 Abbott Peak702166South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range.3 
 Watsons Crag Dome7008118South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range.8 
 Mount Northcote6991232South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range1.2 
 Little Twynam695565South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range.5 
 Mount Lee6890131South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range.7 
 Mount Clarke6890131South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range.5 
 Rams Head Range6814387South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range2.4 
 Gungartan6785814South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range8.9 
 Mount Tate6785617South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range3.5 
 Mount Jagungal6762856South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range9.6 
 Mount Stilwell673946South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range.9 
 Mount Perisher6739965South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range3.7 
 South Rams Head6732236South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range1.4 
 Kerries Ridge6693131South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range1.0 
 Mount Anton656266South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range1.0 
 Back Perisher Mountain6562197South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range.8 
 The Paralyser6496328South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range1.4 

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List Description

There are a number of lists that show the highest peaks in Australia, often with a cutoff after the ten highest. This list, however, was modeled after the many worldwide threshold lists that use a round-number elevation cutoff. Here, 2000 meters is a very nice round number that provides a list of 15 summits that crown the Australian continent.

A prominence cutoff of 60 meters was chosen because a) it seemed about right for this list, and b) the 1:50,000 contour maps of the area have 20 meter contours, so it made sense to use a multiple of 20. Sixty meters is about 200 feet, which is similar to prominence cutoffs used for lists covering similar terrain in the eastern USA.

The peaks on this list are all relatively easy hikes or scrambles, and it is entirely possible to do several of these peaks in a single day. They are all clustered closely together in or near the Snowy Mountains.


Thanks to Scott Cockrell for suggesting this list and providing the links to the "Austrailia 10" sites.


     Aussie 10
     The Perfect Mountain 10


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