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Ali Gorge Rd-Horrocks Memorial-Broadview

Sat 30 to Sun 31 Jul 2022

Walk name/location
Ali Gorge Rd-Horrocks Memorial-Broadview
Walk grade
End-to-End 12
Description

Weekend Based in Melrose **** PLEASE NOTE WALKS BEING DONE OUT OF ORDER***

SAT 30TH-Starting with a tough climb out of Horrocks Pass to the ridge .Walkers are immediately rewarded with Spectacular scenery in all directions .Spencer Gulf to the west and Willochra Plain to the east .The trail traverses exposed gibber littered hills making good sturdy footwear a must .Keep an eye out for Ripple rocks that line the edge of the trail early on .The trail undulates across the top of the hills all day before we leave the Heysen for  a 2;5km walk out through private property back to the cars .A tough but very enjoyable walk.

Sun 31st-Leaving Alligator Gorge Rd the trail leads walkers over Lavender Peak before descending to Stony Creek Campsite.Take time to admire the giant redgums we walk among after passing the camp . Tracks ,back rds and a rough and ready track alongside Horrocks Pass sees us back at our cars near the memorial to John Horrocks.

IF YOU ONLY WANT TO WALK ONE DAY PLEASE RING OFFFICE TO REGISTER.

WEAR MASK AND SANITISE UPON BOARDING THE BUS .

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Start
Saturday 30 July 2022
End
Sunday 31 July 2022
Walk Leaders
Adam Matthews
Robin Sharland
Suzanne Matthews
Mark Curtis
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Mapsheet
6B
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Northern Guidebook, chapter 3 map 3,
chapter 3 map 4,
chapter 3 map 5.

Meeting Location

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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $20.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $2.00)
Golden Boots cards
Accepted
Bus
AUD $40.00

Saturday

Walk Specifics (Saturday)
Start time
9AM
End time
4-4:30PM
Walking from
Horrocks Pass
Walking to
Broadview
Distance
21kms
Risks (Saturday)
Hazards
Rocky uneven ground ,exposed to the elements [HOT OR COLD ] ,slippery if wet .Crossing Main Road .
Requirements
Morn tea,Lunch .Personal first aid kit ,energy snacks ,2-3ltrs water min .appropriate clothing and footwear.Poles if you please. ALWAYS CARRY A GOOD RAINJACKET .
Experience
TRAILWALKER

Sunday

Walk Specifics (Sunday)
Start time
8;30AM
End time
1;30PM
Walking from
Ali Gorge Rd
Walking to
Horrocks Memorial
Distance
15;2kms
Risks (Sunday)
Hazards
steep slippery track if wet ,potential creek crossing .road walking ,rough and rocky track near end of walk .
Requirements
Morn tea ,,lunch .2-3ltrs of water ,appropriate clothing and footwear ,personal first aid kit .poles .
Experience
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. Waukarie Creek/Mt Brown North ‘walk-in’ site
  2. Stony Creek ‘walk-in’ site
  3. Catninga Shed
  4. Alligator Lodge
  5. Mount Brown Bush Camp
  6. Hawks Nest

Near This Section

More than 2km off of the Heysen Trail section.

  1. Wilmington
  2. Broadview homestead
  3. Catninga B&B
  4. Beautiful Valley Caravan Park
  5. Stony Creek Bush Camp Caravan Park
  6. Spear Creek Holiday Park

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Longhill ‘walk-in’ site
  2. Goat Rock ‘walk-in’ site
  3. Sugargum Dam ‘walk-in’ site
  4. Pichi Richi Park
  5. Grays Hut
  6. Quorn Caravan Park
  7. Horseshoe Top-End Homestead & Campsites
  8. The Racecourse Camp