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Dares Hill Summit Road to EE George Quarry based at Burra

Sat 22 to Sun 23 Aug 2015

Walk name/location
Dares Hill Summit Road to EE George Quarry based at Burra
Walk grade
End-to-End 7
Description

Saturday – The trail takes walkers past the historic Mt Bryan East School, before beginning the climb up Mt Bryan, which is the highest point of the Mt Lofty Ranges. Walkers are rewarded with panoramic views of the Mid-North from the summit and as they descend through grazing and farming land towards Hallett.

Sunday – A gently undulating walk, mainly along rural back roads and road reserves. The seasonally changing hues of the surrounding farmland make this a unique and pleasant walk.

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

Start
Saturday 22 August 2015
End
Sunday 23 August 2015
Walk Leaders
Simon Cameron
Graham Dunstan
Peter Larsson
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Mapsheet
4B
Guidebook maps
Southern Guidebook, chapter 6 map 6,
chapter 6 map 7.

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 $34.00

Saturday

Walk Specifics (Saturday)
Start time
0830
End time
4pm
Walking from
Dares Hill Summit Rd
Grid Reference: 183 014
Latitude: -33.4113746806 (33° 24' 40.9489")
Longitude: 139.0459648444 (139° 2' 45.4734")
Walking to
Hallett
Grid Reference: 041 004 map 6.7
Latitude: -33.4178897194 (33° 25' 4.403")
Longitude: 138.8931243583 (138° 53' 35.2477")
Distance
20km
Risks (Saturday)
TBA

Sunday

Walk Specifics (Sunday)
Start time
0830
End time
3.30
Walking from
Hallett
Grid Reference: 041 004
Latitude: -33.4178897194 (33° 25' 4.403")
Longitude: 138.8931243583 (138° 53' 35.2477")
Walking to
EE George Quarry
Grid Reference: 903 973
Latitude: -33.4432204083 (33° 26' 35.5935")
Longitude: 138.7440812056 (138° 44' 38.6923")
Distance
20km
Risks (Sunday)
TBA

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. Old Mt Bryan East School
  2. Hallett
  3. Hallett Railway Station
  4. Hallett Camping at the Recreation Ground
  5. Wildongoleechie Hotel
  6. Tiverina Park
  7. The Carriages
  8. Cartapo Creek Hobby Farm

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Tourilie Gorge hut
  2. Whistling Trig Tank