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Alligator Gorge Rd to Horrocks Pass to Pre Mt Brown (Broadview)

Sat 10 to Sun 11 Aug 2013

Walk name/location
Alligator Gorge Rd to Horrocks Pass to Pre Mt Brown (Broadview)
Walk grade
End-to-End 4
Description

On Saturday 10th we take to the bush for a demanding ridgewalk, with great views east over the Willochra Plain. There is a 3km walkout from the trail to Broadview HS where the vehicles will be parked.

On Saturday 11th we start with a steep climb to Lavender Peak, then descend along Stony Creek to rejoin Alligator Gorge Rd, which we follow for 1km. Then the trail curves westerly to Hancocks Road, then north to Main North Road. The westerly climb up to Horrocks Memorial is memorable-for all the wrong reasons.

Weekend Theme – SEE YOU LATER ALLIGATOR

Start
Saturday 10 August 2013
End
Sunday 11 August 2013
Walk Leaders
Robert Alcock
Michael Middleton
Dean Mortimer
Heather Nimmo
Pam O'Donnell
Nicholas Langsford
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Mapsheet
6B
Guidebook maps
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 $16.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $2.00)
Golden Boots cards
Accepted
Bus
AUD $32.00
Meal details

Wilmington Football Complex. 6.30pm Sat 10th Hearty casseroles and delicious dessert. BYO drinks, glass & alligator! Please advise any special dietary requirements when booking.

Meal cost
AUD $28.50

Saturday

Walk Specifics (Saturday)
Start time
7.30am sharp departure; loading starts 7am.
End time
3.00pm
Walking from
Horrocks Memorial
Walking to
Broadview H.S.
Distance
22km
Risks (Saturday)
Hazards
Rocky path over most of the distance. Tread Carefully. Slippery when wet. A long demanding walk, plenty of snacks and extra water if warm weather. water
Experience
Trailwalker

Sunday

Walk Specifics (Sunday)
Start time
8am sharp loading starts-departure 8.15am.
End time
2.30pm
Walking from
Alligator Gorge Rd
Walking to
Horrocks memorial
Distance
17km
Risks (Sunday)
Requirements
Ensure adequate water and energizing food is carried. Care on section of Alligator Gorge access road (bitumen) and on Maain Rd to Horrocks Monument, if this is used..
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. Stony Creek ‘walk-in’ site
  2. Waukarie Creek/Mt Brown North ‘walk-in’ site
  3. Alligator Lodge
  4. Catninga Shed
  5. Mount Brown Bush Camp
  6. Hawks Nest Tank

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