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The steep track winds its way through heathy woodland and over rock slabs to the summit. Enjoy one of the most spectacular views of the National Park.
Rising gradually as it heads north toward nearby Signal Peak (780 metres), the trail swings suddenly to the south-west and follows an escarpment rim toward Mount Abrupt. Once there, take in the wonderful views of the Serra Range to the north and over Dunkeld in the south. Keep an eye open for wedge-tailed eagles, nankeen kestrels and peregrine falcons.
Location: Grampians National Park
Distance: 6.5km return
Duration: 3 hours
Track condition: Moderate
Start: Mount Abrupt car park
Finish: Mount Abrupt car park
Permits/bookings: None required
Best time: Spring to early summer
Safety: A good map should always be carried. Southern Grampians Walking Brochures are available from Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre Halls Gap, or from a local Grampians Visitor Information Centre.