Mt Hassell
  • Length: 3km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Stirling Range Drive

  • End: Stirling Range Drive

  • Location: Stirling Range National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 430km

  • State: WA

  • Latitude: -34.37492963

  • Longitude: 118.0788296

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Mount Hassell is a 3km, grade 4 return hike, located in Stirling Range National Park, Western Australia. The hike should take approximately 1hr to complete.

Hike Summary

Located in the spectacular Stirling Ranges, the trail to the peak at 847 metres ascends a total of 430 metres over 1.5 kilometres. It starts gently, has sections of scree and then requires a rocky scramble to the top. It offers superb views, especially of Toolbrunup.

The trail up Mount Hassell has fewer steps than some of the other peaks, beginning gently and then followed by steeper sections of scree. At a height of 700 metres there is a large flat rock, beyond which the trail becomes steeper and requires some rock scrambling. As with all of the peaks in the Stirling Ranges, wildlfowers are to be seen most of the year. Ripple marks can be seen on the rocks on Mount Hassell, evidence that the ranges were once covered by a shallow sea. After the sea receded the layers of sediment were transformed into layers of rock by the pressure created by their own weight. More than 1500 species of flowering plants exist in the Stirling Ranges, including the endemic mountain bells only found above the 300 metre contour level.  


Start Point: Stirling Range Drive, Stirling Range National Park, 430km south (5 hours) south of Perth

End Point: Stirling Range Drive, Stirling Range National Park, 430km south (5 hours) south of Perth

Region: Stirling Range National Park, South West

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

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