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Block 9 Rd to Murraytown to Melrose

Sat 19 to Sun 20 May 2018

Walk name/location
Block 9 Rd to Murraytown to Melrose
Walk grade
End-to-End 9
Description

On Saturday … Block 9 Rd to Murraytown…

This section starts in the Wirrabara pine forest with there are some testing climbs. After leaving the forest the rest of the day is spent walking along back roads and road reserves through undulating farmland.

On Sunday … Murraytown to Melrose…

A leisurely walk, predominantly along lightly undulating back roads, this section provides pleasant vistas over the surrounding farmland and finishes in the shadow of Mt Remarkable.

NOTE – If you wish to walk on only one day, please contact the FOHT office to register for that days walk. The online registering system will only allow you to register for both days.

Start
Saturday 19 May 2018
End
Sunday 20 May 2018
Walk Leaders
Peter Clark
Catherine Anderson
David Szilassy
Aled Jones
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Walk section along Heysen Trail shown in red:
The rest of the Heysen Trail shown in blue:
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Mapsheet
6A
Guidebook maps
Northern Guidebook, chapter 2 map 8,
chapter 2 map 9.

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 $40.00

Saturday

Walk Specifics (Saturday)
Start time
8.00am
End time
3.00pm
Walking from
Block 9 Rd
Grid Reference: 352 432
Latitude: -33.0175169611 (33° 1' 3.0611")
Longitude: 138.1652757944 (138° 9' 54.9929")
Walking to
Murraytown
Grid Reference: 410 531
Latitude: -32.9297141167 (32° 55' 46.9708")
Longitude: 138.2300899389 (138° 13' 48.3238")
Distance
17 km
Risks (Saturday)
TBA

Sunday

Walk Specifics (Sunday)
Start time
8.00am
End time
2.00pm
Walking from
Murraytown
Grid Reference: 410 531
Latitude: -32.9297141167 (32° 55' 46.9708")
Longitude: 138.2300899389 (138° 13' 48.3238")
Walking to
Melrose
Grid Reference: 366 644
Latitude: -32.8268537917 (32° 49' 36.6737")
Longitude: 138.1863032278 (138° 11' 10.6916")
Risks (Sunday)
TBA