Frenchman's Peak, Esperance
Hike up the east slope of Frenchman's Peak and you'll be rewarded with panoramic views over Cape Le Grand National Park and the coastline. This granite outcrop holds a significant place in local Aboriginal culture. As you reach the summit after a steep, strenuous hike, look for a large cave, carved by waves and sea currents over millions of years. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and avoid climbing in rainy weather. Put Frenchman's Peak at the forefront of your travel plans using our Esperance online travel route builder .
Frenchman's Peak Reviews
Easy access to walk trail with parking available, take water, hat and good shoes to scale the rock face. On your toe pushing upwards all the way so need to be fit and confident with heights but not a ... more »
Stopped by Frenchman's peak by accident and thought it would be a great idea for a trail run up there. Was a fantastic and challenging run up there with a good mix of easy sessions and some more diffi... more »
Great views from the top. Steep climb in some areas so you must be reasonably fit. Just follow the signs to the peak. We went in summer but I can just imagine the wildflowers in spring!
Frenchmans Peak This is a climbable mountain or peak – but only on dry days. It is never going to be easy as it is very steep and a grade 4 hike but well worth it for the views. We didn’t climb it this time because wet weather as imminent and that would have been dangerous, but it is still worth a good look from all angles as the granite that comprises this monolith appears to change colour depending on what the sun is doing. It is one of the first things you see in Cape Le Grand
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