Pinnacle Road - current road status

Image of a snowy road on kunanyi/ Mount Wellington

Pinnacle Road can be closed any time due to unsafe conditions or traffic congestion.  When the road status changes this page is updated.

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Commonly Asked Questions FAQ

Pinnacle Road is the highest and busiest sealed alpine road in Tasmania. It is narrow with steep embankments. Snow and ice can create dangerous driving conditions.

When the road will re-open?

As soon as it is safe. So while you may not be able to get to the summit straight away, the road can often be opened in stages (i.e. to The Springs while we clear the road higher up of snow and ice. 

How far is it to the snow?

Snow could be 100 metres away, or several kilometres depending on conditions and where the road is open to.  You can walk up the road or any tracks when the road is closed, but you need to be properly prepared.