Mountains provide hiking sport,nature sightseeing and great view to the world below. One such mountain is the Blue mountain in Sydney Australia. The mountain is popular with locals who want to escape the busy Sydney city life for fun in the bush around the mountain and the high up the mountain. It is also a great tourist sites for foreigners.
The first known climbers to reach the top of the highest peak of this mountain did so in the year 1813. Before then, it proofed difficult for many who attempted to surmount the various challenges it mounted. The three gentlemen who were able to break this, by reaching the the highest peak, were Gregory Blaxland, William Lawson and Charles Wentworth. Since 1813 many other climbers have reached the mountain's peaks.
The mountains highest peak is about 1000 meters above sea level. This is not very high compared to other mountains in Australia, but the landscape of the mountain is what makes it a challenge to climb it.
The base of the Blue mountain is home to many species of plants and animals. This makes it a great location for nature sightseeing and picnics.
There are several hotels and accommodation facilities that are found in the area around the mountain. These include The 3 Sisters, Wentworth Falls, The Katoomba Scenic Railway, Jenolan Caves. It is advisable to book with them in advance. You can do this hotels online, which makes your planning easier
The Blue Mountain is a location that has alot to offer. From the animal and plant species, great view of the entire landscape below and the hiking challenge. All these will make your stay there a memorable and fulfilling experience.