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Pewsey Vale to Tanunda (Walk 18)

Sun 21 Jul 2024

Walk name/location
Pewsey Vale to Tanunda (Walk 18)
Walk grade
End-to-End 16
Description

Walk Details: This section of trail that runs through the northern section of Mt Crawford forests and through the native bushland of Kaiser Stuhl Conservation Park with its unusual weathered rock features. Panoramic vistas over the Barossa Valley and Lower North are a highlight.

Walk Difficulty – 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 21 July 2024
Walk Leaders
Kathy Wright
Paul Gill
Michael Weinel
Tracey Evans
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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
2D
Guidebook maps
Southern Guidebook, chapter 4 map 2,
chapter 4 map 3,
chapter 4 map 4,
chapter 4 map 5.

Meeting Location

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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $12.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $5.00)
Golden Boots cards
Accepted
Bus
AUD $25.00

Walk Specifics
Start time
0800
End time
1600
Walking from
Pewsey Vale
Walking to
Tanunda
Distance
19.6km
Risks
Hazards
Some Steep Up's and Down's
Road walking
Requirements
Wear appropriate hiking clothing, walking poles, hiking footwear, hat, sunscreen, rain jacket etc, as per the forecasted weather conditions.
Carry at least 2 litres of water, hydrolite ,a personal first aid kit, Sun protection
Bring food and snacks for morning tea and lunch.
Experience
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.