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Peters Hill to Gerkie Gap to Webb Gap

Sat 19 to Sun 20 Oct 2019

Walk name/location
Peters Hill to Gerkie Gap to Webb Gap
Walk grade
End-to-End 12
Description

Weekend Based in Kapunda. SAT-19thA pleasant walk along back roads through undulating farmland and past the town of Marrabel{and it’s memorial to the famous buckjumper””Curio”‘} to the southern end of the Tothill Range.

Sun 20thThis section of the trail follows the Tothill Ranges,which boasts the largest remaining section of remnant vegetation in the area .There are pleasant vistas over surrounding farmland,with constant reminders of 19th century optimism and 21st century technology.

Group Dinner Sat Night

NOTE – If you wish to walk on only one day, please contact the FOHT office (once bookings have opened) to register for that days walk. The online registration system will only allow you to register for both days.

Start
Saturday 19 October 2019
End
Sunday 20 October 2019
Walk Leaders
Kara Turner
James Wenzel
Suzanne Matthews
Adam Matthews
Robin Sharland
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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
3B
Guidebook maps
Southern Guidebook, chapter 5 map 3,
chapter 5 map 4,
chapter 5 map 5.

Meeting Location

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Details
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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $20.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $2.00)
Golden Boots cards
Accepted
Bus
AUD $40.00
Meal details

St Johns Lutheran Church 3 course meal,Veg or Pump Soup & Bread Roll.Roast Meat & Vegies,Vegetarian Lasagna for Vegetarians.Table of Deserts inc Pavlova,Fruit Salads etc.Tea & Plain Coffee,Byo Drinks.

Meal cost
AUD $35.00

Saturday

Walk Specifics (Saturday)
Start time
8;15am
End time
1;15pm
Walking from
Peters Hill
Walking to
Gerkie Gap
Distance
18kms
Risks (Saturday)
Hazards
possible hot weather,road walking.
Requirements
min 2-3ltrs water,morn tea ,lunch ,sun protection,walk on RHS of road.
Experience
Trailwalker

Sunday

Walk Specifics (Sunday)
Start time
8;30am
End time
1;30-2pm
Walking from
Gerkie Gap
Walking to
Webb Gap
Distance
18km
Risks (Sunday)
Hazards
Possible hot weather
Requirements
Min2-3ltrs of water,Morn tea,lunch,sun 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. Marrabel
  2. Marschalls Hut
  3. Smith Hill
  4. Marrabel ‘Walk-in’ site

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Huppatz Hut
  2. Webb Gap
  3. Riverton
  4. Riverton Caravan Park
  5. Riverton Hotel
  6. Hotel Central Riverton
  7. Hayley’s House BnB Riverton
  8. Hamilton