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Mt Trio, Stirling Range NP

  • 1-3 hours
  • 3.5 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 4

This is a short and steep hike in the Stirling Ranges. 3.5 kilometres return, with a total ascent of 400 metres and lots of steps along the way.  Wildflowers, including the endemic mountain bells, are a feature of this walk.

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Trail Start

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Formby South Road, Stirling Range National Park, 430 km (5 hours) south of Perth

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Mt Trio comprises three peaks and was once known by its Aboriginal name Warrungup, meaning "three become". The trail ascends steeply from the parking area via many steps to a saddle between the east peak and the north peak. The track then follows a more gentle slope to the highest (northern) point at 856 metres. There are excellent views from the top when the weather is clear.

More than 1500 species of flowering plants exist in the Stirling Ranges,representing almost 40 percent of the known flora of the south west. Approximately 80 species grow nowhere else in the world. Mt Trio is known for its bright red mountain bell, Darwinia lejostyla.

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Time / Duration

2 - 3 hours

Length

3.5km return

What To Pack

Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails) required.

Trail Start

Formby South Road, Stirling Range National Park, 430 km (5 hours) south of Perth

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Bush Walk

Grade 4

Bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may be long, rough and very steep. Directional signage may be limited.

Hazards & Warnings

Not suitable to walk in wet and windy conditions. Stay on the path. Be prepared for sudden cold changes that cause the temperature todrop and rainor hail to set in.

Facilities

  • Car Park

Best time of year

April to November

Fees

National Park fees

Trail Access

Road 2WD

Prohibited Items

No pets; No fires in National Parks
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2 trail goers have rated Mt Trio, Stirling Range NP as 4 out of 5!

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Wally Holding

Reviewed 4 Nov 2017, 5:30pm

A very good walk, although the first 500 m is not for the fainthearted. A good alt name would Mt ManySteps. The initial climb is very steep and should not be accomplished too fast as you WILL tire before you reach the saddle. The last portion of the walk is quite comfortable towards the peak. As with most summits, a rock cairn marks the summit. This time of the year the flowers and the views are absolutely wonderful. We wanted to hike to the second and third peaks and we found a path leading off south just at the top of the climb. It was quite hard to follow, very overgrown but does take you to the other peaks, one is a huge rock and one a summit similar to the main peak. All in all, this hike is a very good one and as with all Stirling Range walks, very satisfying to complete.
Sue Hastie

Reviewed 9 Jan 2017, 4:27pm

Great views from the the top. Recommend walking sticks as some of the steps are rather high for vertically chanllenged people like myself.

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