This overnight bushwalk is a slimmed version of the trip that was canceled due to fires last weekend.
We will begin our walk at Guthega power station and rock hop across the Munyang River, which is now sans bridge. We will climb Disappointment spur trail for roughly 3 kilometers before heading off track and scrub bashing our way to the top of Disappointment ridge. We will follow the ridge, passing Mt Gungarten and eventually joining the beautiful Kerries Ridge. We will follow Kerries Ridge down to Mawsons hut and find a campsite close by and next to Valentine Creek.
On Day 2 we will follow Valentine creek westward toward Valentine hut and the Valentine trail, which will lead us back to the car along Schlink road.
I will move the trip to the Main Range if fires are still affecting the area.
This trip is suitable for intermediate and fit bushwalkers. Half of the walk is off track and exposed. It will be steep, and over rough and uneven terrain.
We will need to average around 20km a day.
The fine print
Priority will go those who signed up and were attending the canceled trip last weekend.
If you haven’t walked with me before please give me a brief description of your past bushwalking experience when signing up. I will make a decision on who will be joining the walk no later than Tuesday the 22nd.
If the weather looks bad, I will cancel the trip. The cancellation may happen as late as the morning of. Please keep this in mind when registering. Unfortunately, this is the nature of any trip to the high country.
Pre trip and transport:
We will have a pre trip meeting on Thursday the 31st so we can go over the trip plan and organise gear.