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CANCELLED: Wandallah to Newikie Creek to Dares Hill Summit Road

Sat 8 to Sun 9 Oct 2016

Walk name/location
Wandallah to Newikie Creek to Dares Hill Summit Road
Walk grade
End-to-End 8
Description

SATURDAY 8 OCTOBER 2016

This remote section of the Heysen Trail gives walkers their first introduction to the grazing lands beyond Goyders Line. After Wandallah Shelter walking is undulating until turning east toward Sugar Loaf Range. The track then turns to the north where Newikie Creek is reached via White Hill Road and Black Jack Shelter. This is an exposed and undulating walk with some very nice views.

SUNDAY 9 OCTOBER 2016

This section passes through Caroona Conservation Park and Tourilie Gorge, which is one of the lessor known gems of the Trail. Look out for the remnants of an old bullock cut through the gorge.

SATURDAY EVENING MEAL – Farrell Flat

THEME FOR THE WEEKEND – B (as in bikini, beach, bowling etc)

NOTE – If you wish to walk on only one day, please contact the FOHT office to register for that days walk. The online registering system will only allow you to register for both days.

Start
Saturday 8 October 2016
End
Sunday 9 October 2016
Walk Leaders
Chris Allen
Alan Davis
Lucy Allen
Vicki Cahalan
Paul Cahalan
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Mapsheet
4A
Guidebook maps
Southern Guidebook, chapter 6 map 2,
chapter 6 map 3,
chapter 6 map 4.

Meeting Location

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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $8.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $1.00)
Golden Boots cards
Accepted
Bus
AUD $36.00
Meal details

Farrell Flat Communtiy Hall

Meal cost
AUD $30.00

Saturday

Walk Specifics (Saturday)
Start time
7.00am Sharp for a 7.15am Departure
End time
3.30 pm approx
Walking from
Wandallah
Grid Reference: 135 787
Latitude: -33.6151706056 (33° 36' 54.6142")
Longitude: 138.9896433667 (138° 59' 22.7161")
Walking to
Newikie Creek
Grid Reference: 200 920
Latitude: -33.4963980083 (33° 29' 47.0328")
Longitude: 139.0623534278 (139° 3' 44.4723")
Distance
22 Km
Risks (Saturday)
Hazards
Rocks and old wire along fence lines
Requirements
Bring snackes, lunch, drink, sun screen, hat, raincoat and good comfortable footwear
Experience
Trailwalker

Sunday

Walk Specifics (Sunday)
Start time
7.00am sharp for 7.15 am departure
End time
3.30 pm approx
Walking from
Newikie Creek
Grid Reference: 200 920
Latitude: -33.4963980083 (33° 29' 47.0328")
Longitude: 139.0623534278 (139° 3' 44.4723")
Walking to
Dares Hill Summit Rd
Grid Reference: 183 014
Latitude: -33.4113746806 (33° 24' 40.9489")
Longitude: 139.0459648444 (139° 2' 45.4734")
Distance
24 Km
Risks (Sunday)
Hazards
Remote
Requirements
Bring snacks, lunch, drink, sun screen, hat, raincoat and good comfortable footwear
Experience
Trailwalker