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Emily Tarn

Tuesday 30 April 2019 The scrub from the junction of the Hartz Peak track to Arthur Tarn was thick and pressing in on the path and the open spots on the way were very wet with lots of running water.  This 1.5k section as far as Emily Tarn took us almost an hour. Mount Snowy and Emily Tarn Both tarns are lovely, with Arthur on top of a saddle whilst Emily, the larger one sat at the bottom of a basin. Several moraines plus the craggy cliffs of Hartz Peak all tell of the creation of the tarns. Arthur Tarn Rocky turrets on southern end of Hartz Mount Snowy Federation Peak and Geeves Bluff Hartz Lake Lunch was on the saddle between Mount Snowy and Hartz and then we climbed to Hartz to the get to the track leading back to the car. On the return leg below Hartz Peak where the track is clearly marked and distinct, I somehow managed to wonder off it for a few paces.  My companions were most amused and insisted I mention this when reporting on the walk. Condi