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Raeville – Locks Ruin – Bowman Park

Sat 16 to Sun 17 Oct 2021

Walk name/location
Raeville – Locks Ruin – Bowman Park
Walk grade
End-to-End 12
Description

Weekend based in Gladstone

SAT-16TH-This walk follows dirt roads into Georgetown where we will have morning tea and you are encouraged to support the local shop{coffee,icecream,drink etc}We then follow undulating fencelines past Hiskey’s Hut then through Sam’s hills to the cars .

SUN-17th-Predominately following dirt roads and road reserves we wind our way into Crystal Brook ,walking through the township into the golf course and out to Bowman’s Park .A cruisy weekends walking to complete our 4th year on the trail

Biosecurity Measures- PLEASE ensure you thoroughly clean all Hiking equipment, removing all seeds,dirt and other debris before and after each walk .Removed seeds should be bagged and binned .

Upon boarding the bus please sanitize hands,scan covid check in and wear a mask for entirity of bus trip .

If you only want to walk one of the days please ring office to register after bookings have opened.

Group Dinner .-Georgetown Pub -Theme -A Touch of Christmas

Refer to Meal Details – you need to make a meal choice and when registering enter your choice in the Comments box.

Start
Saturday 16 October 2021
End
Sunday 17 October 2021
Walk Leaders
Adam Matthews
James Wenzel
Kara Turner
Robin Sharland
Suzanne Matthews
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Mapsheet
5A
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Northern Guidebook, chapter 1 map 5,
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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 $20.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $2.00)
Golden Boots cards
Accepted
Bus
AUD $40.00
Meal details

Georgetown Hotel 6:30pm
$28 for two courses

PLEASE CHOOSE and PLACE NUMBERS IN COMMENTS TO LEADER BOX:

  • ONE MAINS, and
  • ONE DESERT, and
  • ALSO DIETaRY NEEDS, and
  • SAUCE CHOICE

Mains

  • 1. Marinated pork steak with mash and vegies
  • 2. Chicken schnitzel, chips & salad
  • 3. Chicken schnitzel, chips & vegies
  • 4. Beef schnitzel, chips & salad
  • 5. Beef schnitzel, chips & vegies
  • 6. Fish & chips salad
  • 7. Fish & chips veg

Sauce options for Schnitzel (options 2, 3, 4, 5):

  • Plain
  • Dianne
  • Mushroom

Vegetarian & Vegan options available on request (CAROLYN to liase between you and the hotel)

  • 9. Sticky date pudding with icecream/cream
  • 10. Chocolate Lava Cake &icecream/cream
  • 11. Fruit salad & icecream/cream
Meal cost
AUD $28.00

Saturday

Walk Specifics (Saturday)
Start time
8:30am
End time
1:30-2pm
Walking from
Raeville
Walking to
Locks Ruin
Distance
20kms
Risks (Saturday)
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.

Road walking ,old fencing ,possible slippery tracks through Sam's hills.Snakes,
Man on porch playing Banjo.

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

walk on RHS of road,morn tea ,lunch,2-3ltrs of water ,suitable hiking attire.Rain jacket

Experience
Trailwalker

Sunday

Walk Specifics (Sunday)
Start time
8:30am
End time
12:30-1pm
Walking from
Lock's Ruin
Walking to
Bowman Park
Distance
16kms
Risks (Sunday)
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.

Snakes ,Exposure to the elements,road walking major rds and dirt .

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

2-3ltrs of water,morn tea & lunch .walk on RHS of road ,appropriate hiking attire ,Take care in possible long grass

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. Bowman Hut & ‘walk-in’ site
  2. Crystal Brook
  3. Hiskeys Hut
  4. Georgetown
  5. Crystal Brook Caravan Park

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Go-Cart Track Shelter
  2. Ippinitchie Campground
  3. Curnows Hut
  4. Smith’s Farmstay
  5. Taralee Orchards
  6. Beetaloo Creek ‘walk-in’ site
  7. North Laura Hotel
  8. Bundaleer Sport & Recreation Grounds