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Mt Compass – Kyeema

Sat 5 Jun 2021

Walk name/location
Mt Compass – Kyeema
Walk grade
End-to-End 14
Description

The pretty dairy pastures of Mt Compass and Nangkita provide the backdrop for the first section of this walk. Back roads then lead walkers through Finniss Conservation Park and into Mt Magnificent Conservation Park, where a short hike off the main trail rewards walkers with spectacular views from Mt. Magnificent over the southern Fleurieu Peninsula. A combination of native bushland then back-road walking completes the day.

Date
Saturday 5 June 2021
Walk Leaders
Chris Allen
Cathy Bowditch
Karin Agostino
Michael Agostino
Margaret Fletcher
Mark Fletcher
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Walk section along Heysen Trail shown in red:
The rest of the Heysen Trail shown in blue:
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Mapsheet
1D
Guidebook maps
Southern Guidebook, chapter 2 map 6,
chapter 2 map 7,
chapter 2 map 8.
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
Walk Specifics
Start time
Bus Departs at 8:00am
End time
3:30pm approx
Walking from
Mt Compass
Walking to
Kyeema
Distance
22km
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.

Take care crossing Victor Harbor Rd at Mt Compass, and later walking along Blackfellows Creek Rd.

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 sanitiser

Appropriate hiking footwear and clothing, 2 litres of water, morning tea and lunch, personal first aid, hat and sun screen.

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. Chookarloo Campsite
  2. Woodcutters Cottage (formerly Old Kuitpo Youth Hostel)
  3. Mt Compass
  4. Forest Gate Cottages
  5. Compass Country Cabins

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Mt Compass Caravan Park