An easy walk that explores an unusual rock formation made famous by the film 'Picnic at Hanging Rock'. Although this walk is short it is rated medium because of an uphill walk to the top of the rocks which, has some quite steep sections and requires walking over rocks at the top.
Starting from Bogong High Plains Tourist Road follow Heathy Spur footpath up a gentle ascent through varied vegetation with lovely flowers until it joins the main Australian Alps Walking Track (AAWT). Follow the AAWT until the turnoff to the cairn at the summit of Mt Nelse. Great views.
This walk is called Hobbit Land as this was the name given to this small and unique parcel of land on the Baw Baw Plateau that escaped the bush fires of 1939 that burnt most of the vegetation on the plateau at that time. This is a walk into an area whose existence is known to only a few and requires some off track hiking.