Mon 11 8:00am - Wed 20 Jan 2021 9:00pm
Posted by Mohamed N
on Tue, 1 Dec 2020
Leaders: Mohamed N
Meeting: Tue, 22 Dec 2020, 7:00 pm
The plan is to hike the walls of Jerusalem circuit (34 km Grade 4) part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage which is a beautiful walk near the Cradle Mountain NP followed by an easy ocean view hike in the Freycinet Peninsula (30 KM Grade 3).
• Registration will be required for both walks and also Tasmania park PASS.
Day 1 - (Monday 11 Jan21) Take the Morning Spirit of Tasmania ferry to Devonport.
Day2 - (Tuesday 12 Jan21) Drive to walls of Jerusalem NP car park then start walk to Wild Dog Creek campsite for the night.
Day 3- (Wednesday 13 Jan 21) Explore side trips to Solomon Throne, The Temple and Summit Mount Jerusalem (1459m) then camp at Dixons Kingdom.
Day 4 - (Thursday 14Jan 21) Approx. 16 KM starts with off-track through Jaffa Vale to Lake Ball Hut and then Lake Adelaide before following the Junction Lake track back to the car park. Then drive 2Hrs to Launceston and stay the night.
Day 5 - (Friday 15 Jan 21) Afternoon drive from Launceston to Freycinet Peninsula Coles Bay , stay the night at Coles Bay
Day 6- (Saturday 16 Jan 21) Walk to Cooks Beach via Hazards Track (12 km).
Day 7 - (Sunday 17 Jan 21) Cooks Beach to Wineglass Bay via Mount Freycinet/Mount Graham (14km).
Day 8- (Monday 18 Jan 21) Wineglass Bay back to Coles Bay (5 km). Drive to Hobart stay the night at Hobart.
Day 9 - (Tuesday 19 Jan 21 ) Drive to Bruny island camp overnight
Day 10 - ( Wednesday 20 Jan2021) Return to Devonport to take overnight ferry Spirit of Tasmania arriving Melbourne Monday 6:50 am
* This an intermediate trip specially Walls of Jerusalem is Grade 4 involves off-track walking, steep and exposed sections and walking in areas subject to extreme weather.
"Intermediate trips are suitable for people who have had previous bushwalking experience with a pack and are able to look after themselves independently by assessing conditions and managing their own welfare in adverse conditions using their knowledge and skills. Intermediate level walkers should:
- Be able to navigate using a map and compass.
- Be familiar with equipment taken on the trip suitable for different conditions
- Have basic knowledge of outdoor survival skills."
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