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Lavender Trail E2E3

Sun 4 to Fri 9 Aug 2024

Walk name/location
Lavender Trail E2E3
Walk grade
Extended Walk
Description

The Lavender Federation Trail is a 325km long walking trail through diverse countryside traversing the eastern flanks of the Mt Lofty Ranges.

It begins at Murray Bridge and traverses the Barossa, Goyder, Mid North and the Clare Valley regions to Clare through the townships of Murray Bridge, Tungkillo, Dutton, Eudunda, Waterloo, Manoora, Mintaro and Watervale.

The 325 km Lavender Federation Trail will be covered with 16 walks in 2024

– 3 x 1-week blocks.

Accommodation will be based at Clare Discovery Park

Participants will need to book their own accommodation.

When making Bookings at Caravan Parks – Call the parks and state

“FOHT_ Lavender Trail Group” – Kathy Wright as some sites and cabins are on hold for group

Week 3: Aug – Sun 4th to Friday 9th (Travel Day Sat 3rd/ Rest Day Wed)

Lavender 3 Final Celebration Dinner will be Held Friday 9th Aug

Though Mainly Easy the walks are between 5-6 hours long – about 20 km and there are some sections that traverse steep rocky, uneven ground and many creeks (usually dry).

A solid level of fitness and experience walking over consecutive days is necessary.

The Lavender Federation Trail is developed and maintained by SARTI (South Australian Recreation Trails Incorporated) We encourage those who register to join SARTI – $10 to support their maintenance of the trail.

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
Sunday 4 August 2024
End
Friday 9 August 2024
Walk Leaders
Kathy Wright
Julia McLachlan
Dean Mortimer
Kevin Ward
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Meeting Location

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

Details
Information withheld

Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $60.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $30.00)
Golden Boots cards
Accepted
Bus
AUD $130.00

Sunday

Walk Specifics (Sunday)
Start time
0800
End time
1500
Walking from
Stock Route Rd
Walking to
Tothill Belt Rd
Distance
21 Km
Risks (Sunday)
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, a personal first aid kit your regular medications and anything else you think you might need.
Bring food and snacks for morning tea and lunch.
Experience
A solid level of fitness and experience walking over consecutive days is necessary.

Monday

Walk Specifics (Monday)
Start time
0800
End time
1500
Walking from
Tothill Belt Rd
Walking to
Manoora
Distance
15
Risks (Monday)
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, a personal first aid kit your regular medications and anything else you think you might need.
Bring food and snacks for morning tea and lunch.
Experience
A solid level of fitness and experience walking over consecutive days is necessary.

Tuesday

Walk Specifics (Tuesday)
Start time
0800
End time
1500
Walking from
Manoora
Walking to
Mintaro
Distance
16 Km
Risks (Tuesday)
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, a personal first aid kit your regular medications and anything else you think you might need.
Bring food and snacks for morning tea and lunch.
Experience
A solid level of fitness and experience walking over consecutive days is necessary.

Wednesday

Walk Specifics (Wednesday)
Start time
Rest Day
Risks (Wednesday)
TBA

Thursday

Walk Specifics (Thursday)
Start time
0800
End time
1500
Walking from
Mintaro
Walking to
Penwortham
Distance
19 Km
Risks (Thursday)
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, a personal first aid kit your regular medications and anything else you think you might need.
Bring food and snacks for morning tea and lunch.
Experience
A solid level of fitness and experience walking over consecutive days is necessary.

Friday

Walk Specifics (Friday)
Start time
0800
End time
1500
Walking from
Penwortham
Walking to
Clare
Distance
20 Km
Risks (Friday)
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, a personal first aid kit your regular medications and anything else you think you might need.
Bring food and snacks for morning tea and lunch.
Experience
A solid level of fitness and experience walking over consecutive days is necessary.