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Frenchman's Cap is a 1,446 metre high mountain in Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park in the West Coast region of Tasmania.


Known for its fantastic 400m high wall. Comprehensive online guide here:

Access issues inherited from Frenchmans Cap Area

It's a 25km hike from the Lyell Highway.


Less than an hour from the Tahune Hut (which is 25km from the Lyell Highway)

Where to stay

Tahune Hut


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First hand account of the first ascent of the main cliff by Bryden Allen:'s_Cap.html


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