I finally made the trek up Mt Roland, accompanied by my sons and a couple of their friends.
The view from the top of the 1233 m peak was quite spectacular, there is a great 360 degree view, so long as the clouds are out of the way, as they were for us. But the view underfoot of the magnificently old rocks was amazing too.
The pinky purplely hues of the Ordovician Sandstone and massive quartzite conglomerate especially transitions from high energy deposition environment to fine cross-bedded sandstone tells an interesting story of the land millions of years ago when tasmania was part of Gondwana.
Tasmanian based, New Zealand born