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Kapunda to Peter’s Hill

Sat 8 to Sun 9 Aug 2015

Walk name/location
Kapunda to Peter’s Hill
Walk grade
End-to-End 8
Description

SATURDAY: From Kapunda we head northwest along backroads and tracks to Black Joes Road, then mainly north along fence lines and tracks to the old telephone exchange at the crossroads. The walk is over undulating mainly open country of the lower North Mount Lofty Ranges.

SUNDAY: A pleasant walk along back roads and road reserves of open scrubland. After the short walk up Peters Hill, walkers are rewarded with pretty vistas over the farmlands of the Lower North. We will take a short detour to visit Marshalls Hut.

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.

Theme for the weekend is Bledisloe cup NZ Black AUS green & Gold.

Start
Saturday 8 August 2015
End
Sunday 9 August 2015
Walk Leaders
Chris Allen
Alan Davis
Lucy Allen
Vicki Cahalan
Paul Cahalan
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Mapsheet
3A
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Meeting Location

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Details
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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $16.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $1.00)
Golden Boots cards
Accepted
Bus
AUD $32.00

Saturday

Walk Specifics (Saturday)
Start time
8.30 am (start of walk)
End time
3.00 pm approx
Walking from
Kapunda
Walking to
Hamilton
Distance
24km
Risks (Saturday)
Hazards
Some road walking, Please take care and walk on RHS. Possibly need to walk through tall grass/crops.
Requirements
Bring snacks, lunch, drink, sun screen, hat, raincoat and good comfortable walking footwear and gaiters. Have blister pack available. If susceptible to hayfever have medicatioin available.
Experience
Trailwalker

Sunday

Walk Specifics (Sunday)
Start time
8.30am
End time
3.30pm
Walking from
Hamilton
Walking to
Peters Hill
Distance
15km
Risks (Sunday)
Hazards
Some road walking. Please take care and walk on RHS of road.
Requirements
Bring snacks, lunch, drink, sun screen, hat, raincoat and good comfortable walking footwear and gaiters. Have blister pack available. If susceptible to hayfever have medicatioin available.
Experience
Trailwalker

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. Lights Hummocks Reserve
  2. Hamilton

Near This Section

More than 2km off of the Heysen Trail section.

  1. Riverton
  2. Riverton Caravan Park
  3. Riverton Hotel
  4. Hotel Central Riverton
  5. Hayley’s House BnB Riverton

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Marrabel
  2. Marschalls Hut
  3. Kapunda
  4. Smith Hill
  5. Kapunda Tourist Park
  6. Sir John Franklin Hotel
  7. Prince of Wales Hotel
  8. Marrabel ‘Walk-in’ site
  9. Oldham House B&B