Cradle Mountain and Barn Bluff - Nov 2018
About the adventure
The Cradle Mountain Lake St Clair National Park is home to Tasmania’s iconic Cradle Mountain. One of the first National Parks in Australia, this World Heritage Wilderness Area is a must see for visitors to the state who wish to experience the rare beauty Tasmania has to offer.
On this 4-day trip we will discover the abundant wildlife, rare and unusual vegetation and spectacular scenery with the ultimate goal to climb Cradle Mountain and Barn Bluff. This is a Wild Adventure not to be missed!
date: Saturday, 10 December 2016
duration: ½ Day, 6.45am start. Approx. 12.30pm finish
includes: Includes guided walk, first aid, insurance, Nat Parks License, and morning tea. Maximum: 15 participants. Please note that we must have a minimum of 8 participants for the Walk to go ahead.
grading: Introductory to Moderate
about the adventure:
This loop trek follows a forest fire trail and bush track to the secluded Burning Palms Beach. A 30 minute rock scramble takes us to the remarkable natural Figure 8 pool where we can enjoy a refreshing swim followed by morning tea before the steep ascent through Burning Palms to Otford. Spectacular cliff-top scenery, stunning beaches, diverse vegetation and a secret swimming hole all in “Australia’s Oldest National Park”.
pack req: Day pack, approx. 6-8kg including 3-4 litres of water. You will be carrying all your personal equipment for the day – a 35 – 45L day pack is suitable for this adventure.
fitness req: Moderate. You must be of moderate fitness and capable of carrying a 5-7kg pack for up to 5 hours on steep terrain and be comfortable with basic rock scrambling and steep tracks
details: Individual transport arrangements - Carpooling is recommended.
what is included? Accompanying WWOT Coach, Morning Tea, First aid, NPWS entry fees, insurance.
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Food, accommodation, guides, transfers, information get together, gear advice and discounts, WWOT coach. For full details of inclusions and benefits, check out the itinerary.
Moderate.This adventure involves trekking for up to 6 or 7 hours a day at a steady pace. You will need a good level of fitness and must be in good health. Be prepared for potential variable weather conditions.