Monday, 9th January 2017
by Jason Freeman
Over subsequent days, this storm would dump 180mm of rain in the area, causing multiple landslides and closing The Great Alpine Road. Summer lightning storms frequently start bushfires, with this area still recovering from a major fire in 2013. At over 1900m, Mt Feathertop, right, is a scenic, exposed and popular hiking destination.
Equipment: Nikon D600, 16-35mm f4 lens
I'm from Melbourne, Australia with a passion for photography off the beaten track. I love getting out to wild places with my camera and backpack when I can – the wilder the better!