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End 2 End Week 6.5

Sun 16 to Wed 19 Oct 2022

Walk name/location
End 2 End Week 6.5
Walk grade
End-to-End Minus 2
Description

Details to come.

BIOSECURITY MEASURES – Please ensure you thoroughly clean your footwear, clothing, walking poles and other equipment before and after each walk to remove all seeds, dirt and other debris. Removed seeds should be bagged and disposed in a ‘to landfill’ garbage bin.

Three days walking to complete Year 2, so Year 3 gets us back on track.
We walk from Murraytown to Mount Zion over three days, based at Wirrabara.
We will only be using the bus for days 2 and 3 for drop-off in the morning only.
It is not one for the unfit or the faint hearted.
You will need an above normal level of fitness.

Day 1 Murraytown to White Park Road will be an afternoon walk, using a car shuffle.
Day 2 White Park Road to TV Track and is the start of two hard days walking. takes us over the reroute through Robin Pole’s property and past the Friend’s new tank, finishing on Go Cart Track with a steep climb up Sheepyard Track to reach the ridge.
Day 3 TV Tower to Mount Zion is another hard walk with lots of ups and downs along Go Cart Track

Start
Sunday 16 October 2022
End
Wednesday 19 October 2022
Walk Leaders
Julian Monfries
Dean Mortimer
Simon Cameron
Julia McLachlan
Peter Solomon
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Walk section along Heysen Trail shown in red:
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Mapsheet
6A
Guidebook maps
Northern Guidebook, chapter 2 map 9,
chapter 2 map 10,
chapter 2 map 11.

Meeting Location

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

Details
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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $10.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $1.00)
Golden Boots cards
Accepted
Bus
AUD $40.00
Meal details

Meal details to be confirmed.

Sunday

Walk Specifics (Sunday)
Start time
1.00PM
End time
4.00PM
Walking from
Muraytown
Walking to
White Park Road
Distance
14
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.
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 sanitise

BIOSECURITY MEASURES – please ensure you thoroughly clean your footwear, clothing, walking poles and other equipment before and after each walk to remove all seeds, dirt and other debris. Removed seeds should be bagged and disposed in a ‘to landfill’ garbage bin.

Monday

Walk Specifics (Monday)
Start time
830AM
End time
4.30PM
Walking from
White Park Road
Walking to
TV Tower
Distance
19
Risks (Monday)
Hazards
Lots of hills, needing a high level of fitness.

Tuesday

Walk Specifics (Tuesday)
Start time
0830
End time
1600
Walking from
TV Tower
Walking to
Mount Zion
Distance
20
Risks (Tuesday)
Hazards
Even more hills, needing a higher level of fitness.

Wednesday

Risks (Wednesday)
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. Melrose
  2. Murray Town
  3. Wirrabara Hotel
  4. Murray Town campsite
  5. North Star Inn
  6. Melrose Caravan and Tourist Park
  7. Melrose Holiday Units
  8. Wozza’s B&B
  9. A Little Pug Cottage at Melrose
  10. Flinders Family Getaway
  11. Doughboy Reserve
  12. White Park Tank

Near This Section

More than 2km off of the Heysen Trail section.

  1. Wendy’s at Wattle Park, Flinders Ranges

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Goat Rock ‘walk-in’ site
  2. Sugargum Dam ‘walk-in’ site
  3. Wirrabara
  4. Go-Cart Track Shelter
  5. Grays Hut
  6. Mount Remarkable Hotel Motel
  7. Kookaburra Creek Bush Retreat