Tag Archives: Scotts Peak Road

Heading towards the Serpentine

The inclement conditions stopped us lingering around Lake Gordon and its electricity generating infrastructure. Heading east we looked for the road to take us to the Serpentine Dam and River. It was signposted and easy to find. In all, only … Continue reading

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Side roads

We returned to the main road from the Huon Camp and often took minor side roads to the edge of Lake Pedder or other vantage points. Not all the side roads were signposted. However, when the gravel surface looked as … Continue reading

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Identifying the mountains

On our trip to Lake Pedder we saw many different individual signs naming particular mountains. Our problem was that once we had travelled a few kilometres on from a sign, the angle at which we were seeing these mountains had … Continue reading

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Landscape along Scotts Peak Road

Sometimes an expanse of land separated us from Lake Pedder and at other times we were near the shoreline.    Have you been looking at the vegetation in these photos – and have you been considering the challenge this would … Continue reading

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Scotts Peak Road

When scheduling this post to be published, I noted it would appear on the last day in 2017.  A new day before a New Year. I reflected that once we turned down towards Scotts Peak Dam and beyond, we were … Continue reading

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McPartlan Pass Canal

Once Lake Pedder was  flooded and the water had filled all the crevices of the landscape that it could reach, its water needed to be redirected northwards into Lake Gordon for use in generating electricity via the Lake Gordon Power … Continue reading

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The Sentinels stun

As we motored along the Gordon River Road, through the sleety rain we noted Scotts Peak Road, a left hand turn-off which we expected to follow on day two in order to begin to appreciate the scale of the current … Continue reading

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