Mountain Expeditions


The well-recognised peaks of the surrounding mountains that are known as the McPherson Range are best explored with an experienced guide.

Be confident in the knowledge that our expeditions are only led by experienced and fully qualified outdoor leaders. They come with a wealth of local knowledge, have wilderness first aid and navigation experience.

Check out our Events page to see when our next Expedition is scheduled, or give us a call to arrange your adventure. (A minimum of 4 is required for all activities)

Mt Barney Lodge offers Outdoor Leaders who can be booked in advance to guide you to these significant peaks:

Mt Barney

A guided expedition up iconic Mt Barney via the South East Ridge, is the ultimate challenge. At 1359m, Mt Barney has been voted among the top five most challenging mountains to climb in Australia.


Mt Maroon

Although not as big as Mt Barney, climbing Mt Maroon at 965 meters is a challenge in itself! More...



Moon Rise on Maroon

'Moonrise on Mt Maroon' is a very special expedition as very few full moons fall on Saturday or Sunday night. More... 


Mt Lindsay

With such an impressive cliff line making this mountain look like a wedding cake, many people gaze and wonder how this mountain is climbed.



Mt Ernest  

While Mt Ernest is a small peak among giants, you will feel engulfed by the majesty of Mt Barney and see a different perspective on the Mt Barney Massif.


Stinson Wreck

Take a walk back through local history as this expedition takes you to the location and remaining fuselage of the Stinson Airliner crash that occurred in February 1937.  




Mt Razorback

Mt Ballow

Mt Gillies

Call us on 075544 3233 to make your next expedition booking.

When you choose to go on an independent walk in the Mt Barney National Park, be sure to follow Safe Bushwalking Principles and Minimum Impact Bushwalking Principles.

Vegetarian Meatloaf

prep time 10 mins cook time 30-45 min, plus an extra 10 min to cool serves 4 to 5


1 cup cooked/tinned lentils or black beans

1 cup breadcrumbs

1 small onion, diced

1 cup of quick cooking oats

¾ cup of grated cheddar cheese

2 eggs, beaten

½ cup spaghetti sauce or tomato sauce

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp of dried or fresh basil

1 tsp of dried or fresh parsley

½ tsp of seasoning salt

¼ tsp of black pepper


Drain and partially mash lentils

Stir in onion, oats, breadcrumbs and cheese until mixed

Add egg, tomato sauce, garlic, basil, parsley, seasoning salt and pepper

Mix well

Spoon into loaf pan that has been greased and lined

Smooth top with back of spoon

Bake at 250 degrees for 30-45 minutes until top of loaf is dry, firm and golden brown

Cool in pan on rack for about 10 minutes

Run a sharp knife around edges of pan then turn out loaf onto serving platter

*able to be frozen