Yellowpinch Summit

Mt Barney National Park

From the Yellowpinch carpark walk up the hill until you reach the swinging gate that leads to the start of the National Park. At the gate immediately turn right and begin heading up the hill. follow the trail all the way to the summit where you will find great views of Mount Barney. Recommend early morning walk and watch out for cliffs at the top of the summit. Children must be supervised at the summit.

Getting there

How do you get to the start of the walk? Start at Yellowpinch carpark.

Maps

Sunmap - Mount Lindesay section.

Route/Trail notes

From the Yellowpinch carpark walk up the hill until you reach the swinging gate that leads to the start of the National Park. At the gate immediately turn right and begin heading up the hill. Care must be taken on ascenty and descent as there is loose rock and scree on this hike. Follow the trail all the way to the summit where you will find great views of Mount Barney. Recommend an early morning walk and watch out for steep drop offs and cliffs at the top of the summit. Children must be supervised at the summit. Great walk for those camping for a few days in the National Park or surrounding camping sites and resorts. 

Permits/Costs

Do you need any permits? What's the cost?

Other References

How can I find more info? Any guide books?

Comments

A new track was being created when we visited so you will no longer have to walk up the fire track. Fantastic view of Mount Barney and Lindsay.

Matt on 11 Apr, 2018

Nice little easy walk my son is 7 and ran up this one nice views

Shara on 8 Apr, 2018

Excellent walk, slightly steep towards the end. Fantastic views at the summit.

Megan and Allan on 27 Jan, 2018

Short but steep walk with nice views from the summit. Have uploaded photos of the two gates. The first gate is near car park & the second is further up a trail wide enough for vehicles. At the second gate the path veers to the right & narrows. Would be nice in conjunction with Lower Portals during cooler weather.

Cheryl on 7 Dec, 2017

Hard walk because I am unfit. Inspired to get fit and do more hiking.

Forbesy on 21 Jan, 2017

Great walk with awesome views. Bit sloppy at times so need to watch your feet.

Linda363 on 28 Sep, 2016

Maybe 45min return. Great view of Barney at the top (and cell service). Nice to stretch the legs.

CassLee on 23 Feb, 2016

Nice walk! Good way to warm up for a weekend of climbing. As soon as we saw Barney from this view we had to conquer it!

Jess on 19 Feb, 2016

A short sweet climb

Michael Richards on Aug, 2015

Nice little leg stretcher. Went over the top and down the north side to the creek. Then rock hopped downstream and found a great swimming hole. Excited via a farm back on to the yellowpinch road.

WorldWalker on 19 Jun, 2012

Great views of Mount Barney and Mount Lindesay and surrounding massifs.

Badger on 12 Jan, 2012

Great views of Mount Barney and Mount Lindesay and surrounding massifs.

Badger on 12 Jan, 2012

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