Cleland to Montacute Heights

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Cleland to Montacute Heights
A testing and spectacular walk that passes through the native bushland of Cleland, Horsnell Gully and Morialta Cons. Parks and along roadsides, providing frequent vistas over Adelaide and the hills.

This is the longest and most difficult walk on the trail so far at a bit over 26 klms with many ups and downs throughout.

It is one of the memorable walks on the trail.
Sunday 24 September, 2017
Andrew McDonald
Annabelle Schuttloffel
David Roberts
Helen Morgante
John Babister
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Meeting Location

Meeting location details will be provided after you have registered for this walk.

Walk Fees
Walk Specifics
7.45am for 8.00am sharp departure by bus.
3.30pm
Cleland Wildlife Park (Grid Ref. 905 278 on Map 3.4 in Southern Guidebook or map 2b on Mapsheet 2).
Cnr of Moores Rd and Colonial Drive. Montacute Heights ( Grid Ref.941 351 on Map 3.5 in Southern Guidebook or map 2b on Mapsheet 2).
Approx. 26 klms
Risks
Some testing climbs, numerous road crossings and a busy roadside walk of around a kilometre into Norton Summit.
Suitable Footwear is essential, protective clothing( rain coat & warm jacket etc.), sun hat, sun screen, morning tea, lunch and at least 3 litres of water. Walking poles and some extra snacks might
Trailwalker
Nearby Campsites and Accommodation Options

This list is generic and is derived from the Walk Selector for this walk section. Your walk leader may be suggesting a different or specific town or accommodation option to be based at.

In This Section

On or within 2km of this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Summertown
  2. Cudlee Creek North (Grandpas Camp)
  3. Cudlee Creek
  4. Norton Summit
  5. Lorikeet Lane B&B
  6. Cudlee Creek Restaurant Tavern and Caravan Park

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Mt Lofty Cottage YHA
  2. Woodhouse Activity Centre
  3. Kersbrook
  4. Mt Lofty
  5. Mount Lofty House

Event created: 5:23pm Tuesday 25 October, 2016
Event last edited: 8:25am Tuesday 19 September, 2017