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E2E 10’s Buckaringa to Leigh Creek Rd (Old Wonoka)

Fri 11 to Mon 14 Jun 2021

Walk name/location
E2E 10’s Buckaringa to Leigh Creek Rd (Old Wonoka)
Walk grade
End-to-End 10
Description

These three walk will lead walkers below rocky outcrops and across the Willochra Plains to Partacoona Station on day one. Day 2 along vehicle tracks , then over open grazing land, through light scrub before a climb to Jarvis Hill and on the final morning a ridge walk providing spectacular views.

Accommodation will be at Hawker from Friday June 11 (check-in) to Monday June 14 (check-out). You will need to arrange your own accommodation.

Coming by bus (included in walk fee). Meet at Adelaide Bus Terminal, Franklin Street at 9.00AM.

If you choose to drive your own vehicle to the base location at Hawker the fee remains the same. Please note that there are no other fee options for this  event.

Passengers traveling from Adelaide, by bus, are asked to pack all clothing, food etc into suit cases, eskies and cardboard boxes.

This is to ensure that luggage can be stacked on top of one-another without the fear of it being squashed.

Note: There is only 1 luggage compartment

ANY WALKER WITH RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS OR FEVER SHOULD EXCLUDE THEMSELVES FROM ANY ACTIVITY UNTIL THEY HAVE RECEIVED A NEGATIVE COVID RESULT, IRRESPECTIVE OF VACCINE STATUS.
IF THERE IS NO TESTING AVAILABLE {EG COUNTRY AREAS} THEN THEY SHOULD CONSULT THE NEAREST MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL AVAILABLE {DIRECTLY OR BY PHONE}.
IF NO CONSULT IS AVAILABLE THEY SHOULD EXCLUDE THEMSELVES FROM ACTIVITY UNTIL 3 DAYS AFTER SYMPTOMS HAVE SETTLED.

Start
Friday 11 June 2021
End
Monday 14 June 2021
Walk Leaders
Judy McAdam
Toni Clarke
Michael Weinel
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Mapsheet
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Northern Guidebook, chapter 4 map 6,
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Meeting Location

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

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Event documents
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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $220.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $220.00)
Meal details

There will be a group meal  on Saturday night  at the Hawker Hotel you will be asked to pre-book your meal.

Organize your own meals Sunday night, there are two BBQ’s at the Caravan Park if you wish to BBQ but there is no official group BBQ.  There will be a campfire for those who wish get together for a chat.

Friday

Walk Specifics (Friday)
Start time
0900
End time
1600
Walking from
Adelaide Central Bus Station (Bay to be advised)
Walking to
Hawker
Risks (Friday)
Hazards

COVID-19 measures – you will need to adhere to social distancing at this event:

  1. I declare that if I experience any respiratory symptoms (even if mild) before the walk, I will immediately self-isolate, seek medical advice and cancel my registration for the event.
  2. When attending the walk I will:
    • observe social distancing practices
    • maintain personal hygiene (apply hand sanitiser and protect others if I cough/sneeze)
    • not share drink bottles, eating utensils, other personal items and equipment.
Requirements

COVID-19 measures – you will need to observe social distancing at this event, ensuring no contact between participants.

This includes:

  • maintaining a 1.5 metre minimum distance between participants
  • maintaining a 4m2 minimum area per person
  • bringing and using your own supply of hand sanitiser

Saturday

Walk Specifics (Saturday)
Start time
8.15
Walking from
Buckaringa Gorge
Walking to
Calabrinda Creek
Distance
22Km
Risks (Saturday)
Hazards

COVID-19 measures – you will need to adhere to social distancing at this event:

  1. I declare that if I experience any respiratory symptoms (even if mild) before the walk, I will immediately self-isolate, seek medical advice and cancel my registration for the event.
  2. When attending the walk I will:
    • observe social distancing practices
    • maintain personal hygiene (apply hand sanitiser and protect others if I cough/sneeze)
    • not share drink bottles, eating utensils, other personal items and equipment.

Creek crossings can be slippery. Some road walking.

Requirements

COVID-19 measures – you will need to observe social distancing at this event, ensuring no contact between participants.

This includes:

  • maintaining a 1.5 metre minimum distance between participants
  • maintaining a 4m2 minimum area per person
  • bringing and using your own supply of hand sanitiser

Sunday

Walk Specifics (Sunday)
Start time
8.15
Walking from
Calabrinda Creek
Walking to
Jarvis Hill
Distance
24
Risks (Sunday)
Hazards

COVID-19 measures – you will need to adhere to social distancing at this event:

  1. I declare that if I experience any respiratory symptoms (even if mild) before the walk, I will immediately self-isolate, seek medical advice and cancel my registration for the event.
  2. When attending the walk I will:
    • observe social distancing practices
    • maintain personal hygiene (apply hand sanitiser and protect others if I cough/sneeze)
    • not share drink bottles, eating utensils, other personal items and equipment.

There are no exits. Carry adequate water.

Requirements

COVID-19 measures – you will need to observe social distancing at this event, ensuring no contact between participants.

This includes:

  • maintaining a 1.5 metre minimum distance between participants
  • maintaining a 4m2 minimum area per person
  • bringing and using your own supply of hand sanitiser

Monday

Walk Specifics (Monday)
Start time
8.15
End time
12.30
Walking from
Jarvis Hill
Walking to
Leigh Creek Rd (Old Wonoka)
Distance
10
Risks (Monday)
Hazards

COVID-19 measures – you will need to adhere to social distancing at this event:

  1. I declare that if I experience any respiratory symptoms (even if mild) before the walk, I will immediately self-isolate, seek medical advice and cancel my registration for the event.
  2. When attending the walk I will:
    • observe social distancing practices
    • maintain personal hygiene (apply hand sanitiser and protect others if I cough/sneeze)
    • not share drink bottles, eating utensils, other personal items and equipment.

Walking on bare rock surfaces, could be slippery.

Requirements

COVID-19 measures – you will need to observe social distancing at this event, ensuring no contact between participants.

This includes:

  • maintaining a 1.5 metre minimum distance between participants
  • maintaining a 4m2 minimum area per person
  • bringing and using your own supply of hand sanitiser
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. Mayo Hut
  2. Mt Elm ‘walk-in’ site
  3. Calabrinda Creek ‘walk-in’ site
  4. Buckaringa North ‘walk-in’ site
  5. Wonoka Station
  6. Hawker Caravan Park
  7. Hawker Caravan Park (Hawker Overflow, Carpenter Road)
  8. Outback Chapmanton Motor Inn
  9. Hawker Hotel Motel
  10. Meaney’s Rest

Near This Section

More than 2km off of the Heysen Trail section.

  1. Hawker

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Mt Little Station