Tasmania’s Cradle Mountain Overland Track 26 July – 1 August 2018 (private)

The iconic ‘Overland Track’ is Australia’s only multiday track walk that is comparable to the popular New Zealand ‘Great Walks’. The Overland Track, comprising a network of tracks and huts, ranging in size and comfort, traverses the World Heritage central highlands of Tasmania, over a distance of 65km.

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Boyle Flat Hut – Faust – 18-19 August 2018

Wipers were needed briefly as we crossed the Hope River bridge on our way to Boyle Village but our three set off in clear weather.

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Rabbit Hill – Sunday 22 July 2018

Rain in the western Canterbury high country saw us retreating from Lake Pearson. Baldy Hill became Rabbit Hill. We parked on route 73 halfway between Lake Lyndon and Porters Pass and headed up the Trig M Track.

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Og Gog Magog - 12 August 2018

Og, Gog and Magog are only 825, 924 and 930 metre hills but there is enough down between them to make this a worthy day trip.

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Hope-Kiwi Lodge - 14-15 July 2018

Wendy, Darcy and I left Darcy’s place at 7.30am, picking up Norman on our way out of Christchurch and John at Woodend. We had a stop for morning tea at Culverden and were on the track at Windy Point before 10.30am.

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