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EE15 Walks 23 & 24 – Gerkie Gap to Webb Gap to Burra Rd

Sat 23 to Sun 24 Sep 2023

Walk name/location
EE15 Walks 23 & 24 – Gerkie Gap to Webb Gap to Burra Rd
Walk grade
End-to-End 15
Description

Saturdays Walk Details: 

Sunday’s Walk Details:

Special Note: These walks will be done out of order

Fitness: The Heysen Trail walks are demanding and suitable for experienced walkers who have walked regularly in various terrain consisting of long-distance trails with some steep inclines/declines, irregular surface with loose uneven, slippery base. They have a walking time of about 5 to 7 hours and will require a good degree of physical fitness.

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.

Start
Saturday 23 September 2023
End
Sunday 24 September 2023
Walk Leaders
Mark Curtis
Michael Joyce
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Map legend:

Walk section along Heysen Trail shown in red:
The rest of the Heysen Trail shown in blue:
Map & GPS Files
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Mapsheet
3C
Guidebook maps
Southern Guidebook, chapter 5 map 5,
chapter 5 map 6,
chapter 5 map 7.

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 $20.00

Saturday

Walk Specifics (Saturday)
Start time
8:00 am Bus Departure please arrive 20mins prior for check-in and boarding
End time
3:30 pm Approx
Walking from
Web Gap
Walking to
Burra Road
Distance
23 km
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.
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.

Wear appropriate hiking clothing, hiking footwear, hat, sunscreen, rain jacket etc as you need per forecast weather conditions.
Carry at least 2 litres of water, hand sanitiser, a personal first aid kit including:- band-aids, blister packs, headache tablets, anti-inflammatories and electrolytes, your regular medications and anything else you think you might need.
Bring food and snacks for morning tea and lunch.

Experience
Trailwalker Experience Required

Sunday

Walk Specifics (Sunday)
Start time
8:00 am Bus Departure please arrive 20mins prior for check-in and boarding
End time
3:30 pm Approx
Walking from
Gerkie Gap
Walking to
Web Gap
Distance
18 km
Risks (Sunday)
Hazards
For the road walking please keep to RHS
Requirements
Wear appropriate hiking clothing, hiking footwear, hat, sunscreen, rain jacket etc as you need per forecast weather conditions.
Carry at least 2 litres of water, hand sanitiser, a personal first aid kit including:- band-aids, blister packs, headache tablets, anti-inflammatories and electrolytes, your regular medications and anything else you think you might need.
Bring food and snacks for morning tea and lunch.
Experience
Trailwalker Experience Required

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. Huppatz Hut
  2. Smith Hill
  3. Webb Gap

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Burra Creek Gorge Reserve (Worlds End)
  2. Marrabel
  3. Marschalls Hut
  4. Worlds End ‘walk-in’ site
  5. Hallelujah Hideaway
  6. Marrabel ‘Walk-in’ site
  7. Riverton
  8. Riverton Caravan Park
  9. Riverton Hotel
  10. Hotel Central Riverton
  11. Hayley’s House BnB Riverton