Mt Cheeseman – but not Mt Izard - Sunday 5 August 2018

The Cheeseman – Izard round trip in winter is usually scheduled for a 7.00am meet, walking by 8.35am from Texas Flat, say 12.30 to 1.00pm on top for lunch and hope to get around and down back to the flat before dark. Somehow the Footnotes description defaulted back to an 8.00am start, and I didn’t send out an email to change it. So today was always going to be a Mt Cheeseman only trip. No trouble. The forecast was good so an enjoyable day was in store.

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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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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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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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