The highest mountain in the Australian mainlandÂ is Mount Kosciuszko, 2,228 metres (7,310Â ft).
The mountain is far more complicated to spell than to climb. It is more of a hike than a climb. This is the highest mountain in Australian but not the highest on the continentÂ that includes Australia and New Guinea. That mountain is Puncak Jaya is also known as Carstensz Pyramid, 4,884Â m (16,024Â ft).
The climb was done in a day and was a part of the Papua New Guinea journey.