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Montacute/ Cudlee Creek

Sun 29 Oct 2023

Walk name/location
Montacute/ Cudlee Creek
Walk grade
End-to-End 16
Description

Details to come.

After an initial road walk, the trail makes a very  steep descent to Sixth Creek before a long climb out through Montacute Conservation Park and Mt Crawford Forest Reserve.

A pleasant walk past the pretty private gardens along Holland Creek Road completes the section. Due to the Sixth Creek very steep descent and climb back out this is quite a demanding walk. Walk length is 19km’s.

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.

Date
Sunday 29 October 2023
Walk Leaders
Kathy Wright
Paul Gill
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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 $10.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $1.00)
Golden Boots cards
Accepted

Risks
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.

Very Challenging walk with Steep decent and very long assent.

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.

Increased risk of heat stress and fatigue
Pre walk Hydration important in days leading up to walk.
Appropriate Walking attire, including rain gear. Morning tea and lunch plus 2 litre water min
Personal first aid kit, Sunscreen.

Experience
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.