S24C#2 – Frank and Jacks Hut, Hospital Creek Hut

Trip type: 
Start date: 
Saturday, 21 July 2018 - 12:00pm to Sunday, 22 July 2018 - 12:00pm

Sub 24 hours Camps are intended to be short overnight hike and camp which still allows you to fit in other things like study, groceries or sleep in after a hard Friday night partying. This trip allows hikers to trial their camping gears for longer trips (hint #Larapinta)

Day 1: Pick everyone up from ANU Sport at 12pm, and spend the afternoon walking from Rendezvous Creek Picnic Area across Middle Creek via Yankee Hat Rock Art and across Bogong Creek to Frank and Jacks Hut. Approx 10 km 100 m climb. Set up camp at Frank and Jacks Hut (Water Tank/Fire Place/Pit Toilet). 

Minor side trip to Hospital Creek hut before returning to Frank and Jacks hut. Approx. 5.6km 100m climb 1 hour (return to Frank and Jacks hut) refer to John Evans description of the hut

Day 2: A morning return along Old Boboyan Road via Yankee Hat Picnic Area crossing Bogong Creek, then over open ground to cross Middle Creek. Approx 10 km 100m climb.

Arrive back at ANU Sport by 12pm

Ideal bush break for busy people. Suitable as an overnight pack trip for beginners. 

Map: Yaouk. Google Maps trip link Approx. 23.5km total distance for this weekend

Pretrip Meeting Details
Pretrip date: 
Thursday, 19 July 2018 - 6:00pm
Pretrip location: 
At Gear Store
Departure and intended return times: 
Depart 12:00 PM - ANU Sports, Return 12pm following day
Local knowledge: 
Hiked this route last year
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