Bluff Knoll sunrise the peak of beauty

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Perth’s Stephanie Lim hiked up Bluff Knoll to watch the sunrise with a friend and captured the peaks in a light only dedicated hikers have seen before.

Earlier this week, the pair reached the summit just before 5am - only a few minutes to spare before sunrise.

The pair could see interesting cloud formations.
Camera IconThe pair could see interesting cloud formations. Credit: Stephanie Lim

Ms Lim said that provided ample time for rest stops along the way as they were walking in the cold and dark.

“We had no idea what our surroundings were, so that unknown aspect was quite exciting and scary,” she said.

“Around the 600m to go we saw the slight glow of the sun and the temperature had dropped slightly,

“Also our surroundings were coming into view, which added to our excitement.”

A spider web on Bluff Knoll.
Camera IconA spider web on Bluff Knoll. Credit: Stephanie Lim

She said that the clouds were constantly changing before her eyes.

“Would definitely recommend people to do the hike for sunrise!”

Ms Lim used a Sony RX100iii camera.

The pair noticed the temperatures quickly drop with altitude.
Camera IconThe pair noticed the temperatures quickly drop with altitude. Credit: Stephanie Lim
No other hikers made the climb that day.
Camera IconNo other hikers made the climb that day. Credit: Stephanie Lim

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