Mt Bruce Summit
  • Length: 10km

  • Duration: 3hrs

  • Grade: 5

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Mt Bruce Car Park

  • End: Mt Bruce Car Park

  • Location: Karijini National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 1200km

  • State: WA

  • Latitude: -22.59968802

  • Longitude: 118.101884

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Mt Bruce Summit is a 10km, grade 5 Return hike located in Karijini National Park Western Australia. The hike should take approximately 3hrs to complete.


The Mt Bruce Summit is a challenging 10 kilometre return climb in Karijini National Park. With impressive views from the top of the mountain it is one of the most rewaRoading experiences of the region.

Mount Bruce is located in the Karijini National Park and allows great opportunities to view the surrounding Hamersley Range and Marandoo mining operations. The Aboriginal name for Mount Bruce is Punurrunha. At 1,234 metres high, it is Western Australia’s second tallest peak. Located on the Mountain are a number of walks of varying difficulties. The Mount Bruce Summit track is approximately 10 kilometres in length with 450 metres change in altitude. The track starts relatively easy but becomes more difficult once past the Marandoo Mine site. You should use the early morning hours to take the route that leads up the western face of the mountain, past Marandoo View. This challenging walk will rewaRoad you with spectacular views of the landscape.  


Start Point: Mt Bruce Car Park in Karijini National Park, a 2 hour drive from Newman which is 1200km north of Perth

End Point: Mt Bruce Car Park in Karijini National Park, a 2 hour drive from Newman which is 1200km north of Perth

Region: Karijini National Park, North West

For more information, a location map and GPS file please visit Trails WA. 


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