An iconic mountain in the Tweed region of northern New South Wales.
Formed from the volcanic plug that once was the Tweed Volcano.
It's the first land mass to catch the sun on the Australian mainland.
I have a very close connection to this area, as I have lived & visited a few times having good friends there. It certainly is a beautiful & special place.
It also is a very significant place for the local Bundjalung people who call this mountain Wollumbin meaning "cloud catcher". The Bundjalung people erected a sign in the car park asking visitors not to climb it. I must admit , many years ago I did the trek to the top, but I don't remember seeing a sign back then. My latest visit was shortly after the floods so the trek was closed anyway.
I'm definitely returning, but a hike to the top may not be on the agenda this time.