Frenchmans Cap: Story of a Mountain


Revised edition in progress, no current ETA
Author: Simon Kleinig
Format: Soft cover
Pages: 300
Published: Oct 2012

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Frenchmans Cap: Story of a Mountain

Frenchmans Cap – one of the world’s great wilderness destinations – comes vividly to life in this collection of stories which define the mountain’s journey from its geological genesis through colonial times to the modern era.  Along the way, a colourful procession of personalities join in: escaping convicts and bushrangers, explorers and gold fossickers, miners and piners.

More recently, this towering quartzite peak has increasingly attracted photographers, rock climbers and bushwalkers.  It has been a journey often accompanied by struggle and controversy, as protesters and nature lovers from all over the world fought to preserve this unique wilderness for future generations.

A well known feature to the Tasmanian Aboriginal people, Frenchmans Cap continues to both challenge and inspire today

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