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Mt Zion to Bowman Park to Lock’s Ruin

Sat 21 to Sun 22 Sep 2013

Walk name/location
Mt Zion to Bowman Park to Lock’s Ruin
Walk grade
End-to-End Minus 1
Description

Theme: “50/50” Its the Vernal Equinox early Monday morning.

Sat.21st: Beginning with a steady climb to views over Port Pirie and Spencer Gulf then along roads, it is then a very pleasant walk along the Crystal Brook to Bowman Park.

Sun.22nd: An easy walk following the Crystal Brook, on through the town of Crystal Brook, then its predominantly along roads and road reserves to Lock’s Ruin.

Start
Saturday 21 September 2013
End
Sunday 22 September 2013
Walk Leaders
Steve Clift
Michael Middleton
Dean Mortimer
Peter Solomon
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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
5B
Guidebook maps
Northern Guidebook, chapter 1 map 8,
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Meeting Location

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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $16.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $2.00)
Golden Boots cards
Accepted
Bus
AUD $32.00
Meal details

6:30 for 7pm, at Tennis Club, Edmund Tce. Crystal Brook (off Railway Tce.) 3 course. For special dietary requirements use the Note box.

Meal cost
AUD $28.00

Saturday

Walk Specifics (Saturday)
Start time
9:00a.m.
End time
2:30p.m.
Walking from
Mt.Zion (Cnr.Mills & Collaby Hill Roads)
Walking to
Bowman Park
Distance
17.5km
Risks (Saturday)
Hazards
Road traffic. Creek bed if wet.
Requirements
Morning tea and lunch. Appropriate weather protection.
Experience
Trailwalker

Sunday

Walk Specifics (Sunday)
Start time
9:00a.m.
End time
1:30p.m.
Walking from
Bowman Park
Walking to
Lock's Ruin
Distance
16km
Risks (Sunday)
Hazards
Road, rail and town traffic. Creek bed if wet.
Requirements
Morning tea and lunch. Appropriate weather protection.
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. Crystal Brook
  2. Bowman Hut & ‘walk-in’ site
  3. Crystal Brook Caravan Park
  4. Beetaloo ‘walk-in’ site (Southern Boundary Track)

Near This Section

More than 2km off of the Heysen Trail section.

  1. Wirrabara
  2. Ippinitchie Campground
  3. Taralee Orchards
  4. North Laura Hotel

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Georgetown
  2. Hiskeys Hut
  3. Go-Cart Track Shelter
  4. Flairville on Heysen
  5. Georgetown Hotel