The Fortress from Harrops Track (11km)

Grampians National Park



4 hrs

Grade 4






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3 Reviews on “The Fortress from Harrops Track (11km)”

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  • The route appears pretty infrequently visited as of October 2021. Quite a bit of storm litter and additional rocks washed onto the track to slow the pace down in places. Note: the final ascent to the Fortress (anti-clockwise “spiral” on GPX) isn’t visible anymore, likely due to the large quantity of storm-felled trees and branches. If you’re keen on the last segment, prepare for pushing through brush and clambering etc.

  • Avatar of Tracy Clark Tracy Clark

    Spring is the best time, the Grampians have a fabulous array of wildflowers.

  • Avatar of Bree Bonaccorso Bree Bonaccorso

    Matthew Yee Jon Booth Debbie Russell… add it to the list

  • Avatar of Matthew Yee Matthew Yee

    When are we going back?

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The Fortress from Harrops Track

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