The Tinderry range, characterised by huge granite monoliths and dominated by Tinderry and Tinderry Twin peaks, rises abruptly from cleared and undulating hills east of Michelago. Sounds perfect for a Sunday stroll.
Nick and I borrowed my parent’s Mazda 323, hit Supabarn and a bakery, and headed across the border.
Through swamps, creeks, gum trees, the first third of the walk is gradual climbing before you hit the actual mountains.
The day was as close as it gets to perfect, clear skies, 20 degrees, and almost no wind.
The summit was a treat, you could see snow to the west, and even Mt. Kosciuszko was visible.
Two sandwiches, a ginger beer and some potato chips each and it was time to turn back.