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Jacob’s Ladder

Jacob’s Ladder is the name of the sharply winding and precipitous ascent in a a steep and narrow zig-zag road in Ben Lomond Ranges, Tasmania. The road climbs up to Ben Lomond Mountain, at an elevation of 1.570 meters (5,150 ft) above the sea level. The road is unsealed and the final climb up Jacob’s Ladder to the plateau is steep. It’s one of the famous hairpinned roads in the world.

 

Camden Hill Road, also known as C405, is a long, mostly unsealed north-south route located just east of Launceston in north east Tasmania.

Mount Barrow

Mount Barrow is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.413 metres (4,636 ft) above the sea level, located just east of Launceston in north east Tasmania. The drive is stunning. It's one of the most scenic drives in the world. Avoid driving in this area if unpaved mountain roads aren't your strong point. Stay away if you're scared of heights. 

 

C132 is a short mountain road located near Cradle Mountain in Tasmania, leading to Dove Lake.

Kunanyi / Mount Wellington is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.271 metres (4,170 ft) above the sea level, located near the city of Hobart, in the Australian island state of Tasmania.

 

Tebrakunna Road is a gravel road located in north eastern Tasmania. The road is used by log trucks as an alternative to the Tasman Hwy between Goshen and Herrick.

 

Highland Lakes Road is a pleasant driving experience in the Central highlands of Tasmania. The road is 128km long and includes asphalt and gravel sections, with steep climbs, hairpin bends, and ush forest and panoramic views.

 

Gordon River Road is a very scenic drive in South West Tasmania. It’s asphalted.

 

Lake Mackenzie is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 1,114 m above the sea level, located in the Central Highlands area of Tasmania, Australia.




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