Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos in Heathland / Scrub

Broadwater Headland Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainHeathland / MoorlandDateMid Apr
Region/PlaceNew South Wales (North Coast), Broadwater NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)3Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteBroadwater Headland - Salty Lagoon Trail
NotesA walk though the coastal banksias to Salty Lagoon. It can get somewhat swampy however.
Fraser Island - Southern Lakes Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days3TerrainForest, Heathland / Moorland, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateLate Jan
Region/PlaceQueensland (Central Coast), Fraser Island NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)74Height gain (m)200Route findingEasy
RouteWanggoolba Creek - Basin Lake - Central Station - Lake Benaroon - Lake Boomanjin (N1) - Dili Village - Eurong - Lake Wabby (N2) - Lake McKenzie - Basin Lake - Wanggoolba Creek
NotesThis is a fantastic way to explore Fraser Island, visiting the major highlights of Lake McKenzie, Lake Wabby and the rainforest around Central Station, as well as some of the less well-known southern lakes. Transport to the start of the main circuit is limited, but it's a relatively short walk along the vehicle tracks from Wanggoolba Creek via a short-cut path to Basin Lake, on the main circuit. Three full days provide plenty of time for swimming in the beautiful lakes.
Basin Lake, Wanggoolba Creek - Basin Lake - Central Station - Lake Benaroon - Lake Boomanjin Section, Southern Lakes Circuit (T), Fraser Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 26-Jan-02, b1252

Basin Lake, Wanggoolba Creek - Basin Lake - Central Station - Lake Benaroon - Lake Boomanjin Section, Southern Lakes Circuit (T), Fraser Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 26-Jan-02, b1251

Basin Lake, Wanggoolba Creek - Basin Lake - Central Station - Lake Benaroon - Lake Boomanjin Section, Southern Lakes Circuit (T), Fraser Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 26-Jan-02, b1254

Cycads along path from Basin Lake to Central Station, Wanggoolba Creek - Basin Lake - Central Station - Lake Benaroon - Lake Boomanjin Section, Southern Lakes Circuit (T), Fraser Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 26-Jan-02, b1255

Cycads along path from Basin Lake to Central Station, Wanggoolba Creek - Basin Lake - Central Station - Lake Benaroon - Lake Boomanjin Section, Southern Lakes Circuit (T), Fraser Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 26-Jan-02, b1257

Wanggoolba Creek nr Central Station, Wanggoolba Creek - Basin Lake - Central Station - Lake Benaroon - Lake Boomanjin Section, Southern Lakes Circuit (T), Fraser Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 26-Jan-02, b1258

Path along edge of Lake Benaroon, Wanggoolba Creek - Basin Lake - Central Station - Lake Benaroon - Lake Boomanjin Section, Southern Lakes Circuit (T), Fraser Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 26-Jan-02, b1261

Creek to N of Lake Benaroon, Wanggoolba Creek - Basin Lake - Central Station - Lake Benaroon - Lake Boomanjin Section, Southern Lakes Circuit (T), Fraser Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 26-Jan-02, b1262

Lake Wabby, Lake Boomanjin - Dili Village - Eurong - Lake Wabby Section, Southern Lakes Circuit (T), Fraser Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 27-Jan-02, b1264

Lake Wabby and Hammerstone Sand Blow from lookout nr carpark, Lake Boomanjin - Dili Village - Eurong - Lake Wabby Section, Southern Lakes Circuit (T), Fraser Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 27-Jan-02, b1269

Lake McKenzie from eastern end, Lake Wabby - Lake McKenzie - Basin Lake - Wanggoolba Creek Section, Southern Lakes Circuit (T), Fraser Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 28-Jan-02, b1274

Lake McKenzie from eastern end, Lake Wabby - Lake McKenzie - Basin Lake - Wanggoolba Creek Section, Southern Lakes Circuit (T), Fraser Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 28-Jan-02, b1280

Lake McKenzie beach, Lake Wabby - Lake McKenzie - Basin Lake - Wanggoolba Creek Section, Southern Lakes Circuit (T), Fraser Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 28-Jan-02, b1284

   
Moreton Island circuit (Cycle) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days3TerrainHeathland / Moorland, Coast / Beach, Lakes / Rivers / Waterfalls, Cycling / CanoeingDateMid Jun
Region/PlaceQueensland (SE - Moreton Bay), Moreton Island NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)67Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteTangalooma - Western Beach - Little Sandhills (N1) - Mirapool - Rous Battery - Eagers Creek - [Honeyeater Lake - Blue Lagoon Circuit side trip] - Blue Lagoon (N2) - Cape Moreton - Northern Beach - Bulwer - Tangalooma (Wrecks)
NotesAlthough not an immediately obvious place to cycle, with the correct tide, most of the circumference of Moreton Island has sand firm enough to cycle along. It's also possible to carry bicycles and camping gear across the Little Sandhills. Worthwhile walking side trips include Cape Moreton, Mirapool Lagoon and a circuit from the Blue Lagoon camping area to the beach and then along the vehicle track to Honeyeater Lake. This circuit can be completed with a thigh-high wade around the edge of the Blue Lagoon.
South of Tangalooma nr Resort, Tangalooma - Western Beach - Little Sandhills Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 12-Jun-04, NA0053

South of Tangalooma Resort nr Shark Spit, Tangalooma - Western Beach - Little Sandhills Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 12-Jun-04, NA0062

Mangrove flats nr Big Sandhills, Tangalooma - Western Beach - Little Sandhills Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 12-Jun-04, NA0071

Crossing Little Sandhills, Tangalooma - Western Beach - Little Sandhills Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 12-Jun-04, NA0086

Crossing Little Sandhills, Tangalooma - Western Beach - Little Sandhills Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 12-Jun-04, NA0091

Campsite on eastern side of Little Sandhills, Tangalooma - Western Beach - Little Sandhills Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 12-Jun-04, NA0112

Campsite on eastern side of Little Sandhills, Tangalooma - Western Beach - Little Sandhills Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 12-Jun-04, NA0113

Campsite on eastern side of Little Sandhills, Tangalooma - Western Beach - Little Sandhills Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 12-Jun-04, NA0118

Walk through Little Sandhills to Mirapool Lagoon, Little Sandhills - Mirapool - Rous Battery - Eagers Creek - Blue Lagoon Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 13-Jun-04, NA0137

Rocks nr White Rock, Eastern Beach, Little Sandhills - Mirapool - Rous Battery - Eagers Creek - Blue Lagoon Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 13-Jun-04, NA0155

Access Track to Eagers Creek campsite and Mt Tempest, Little Sandhills - Mirapool - Rous Battery - Eagers Creek - Blue Lagoon Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 13-Jun-04, NA0163

Blue Lagoon, Little Sandhills - Mirapool - Rous Battery - Eagers Creek - Blue Lagoon Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 13-Jun-04, NA0167

Eastern Beach nr Blue Lagoon, Honeyeater Lake - Blue Lagoon Circuit side trip Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 13-Jun-04, NA0170

Grass trees nr Honeyeater Lake, Honeyeater Lake - Blue Lagoon Circuit side trip Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 13-Jun-04, NA0175

Honeyeater Lake, Honeyeater Lake - Blue Lagoon Circuit side trip Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 13-Jun-04, NA0176

Wading through Blue Lagoon, Honeyeater Lake - Blue Lagoon Circuit side trip Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 13-Jun-04, NA0186

Track descending from The Lighthouse, North Point, The Wrecks - Middle Road - Eagers Creek - Blue Lagoon - Cape Moreton - Bulwer - The Wrecks (Cycle) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 22-Jul-01, B1034

Sunset and camping at Blue Lagoon, Little Sandhills - Mirapool - Rous Battery - Eagers Creek - Blue Lagoon Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 13-Jun-04, NA0189

Eastern Beach between Blue Lagoon and Cape Moreton, Blue Lagoon - Cape Moreton - Northern Beach - Bulwer - Tangalooma Wrecks Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 14-Jun-04, NA0200

Eastern Beach between Blue Lagoon and Cape Moreton, Blue Lagoon - Cape Moreton - Northern Beach - Bulwer - Tangalooma Wrecks Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 14-Jun-04, NA0205

Lighthouse at Cape Moreton, Blue Lagoon - Cape Moreton - Northern Beach - Bulwer - Tangalooma Wrecks Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 14-Jun-04, NA0210

Bulwer Wrecks, The Wrecks - Middle Road - Eagers Creek - Blue Lagoon - Cape Moreton - Bulwer - The Wrecks (Cycle) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 22-Jul-01, B1045

Northern Beach between Cape Moreton and Bulwer, Blue Lagoon - Cape Moreton - Northern Beach - Bulwer - Tangalooma Wrecks Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 14-Jun-04, NA0214

Northern Beach between Cape Moreton and Bulwer, Blue Lagoon - Cape Moreton - Northern Beach - Bulwer - Tangalooma Wrecks Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 14-Jun-04, NA0219

Wrecks at Bulwer, Blue Lagoon - Cape Moreton - Northern Beach - Bulwer - Tangalooma Wrecks Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 14-Jun-04, NA0222

Western Beach north of Tangalooma Wrecks, Blue Lagoon - Cape Moreton - Northern Beach - Bulwer - Tangalooma Wrecks Section, Moreton Island cycle circuit (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 14-Jun-04, NA0226

  
Moreton Island northern circuit (Cycle) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHeathland / Moorland, Coast / Beach, Lakes / Rivers / Waterfalls, Cycling / CanoeingDateLate Jul
Region/PlaceQueensland (SE - Moreton Bay), Moreton Island NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)40Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteThe Wrecks - Middle Road - Eagers Creek - Blue Lagoon - Cape Moreton - Bulwer - The Wrecks (Cycle)
NotesWith the correct tide, a long day's cycle can complete a satisfying half-circuit around the northen half of the island. Pushing a bicycle across Middle Road over soft sand is quite ardous however.
East Beach Track, The Wrecks - The Desert Trail (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 21-Jul-01, B1018

Beach nr The Wrecks, The Wrecks - The Desert Trail (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 21-Jul-01, B1021

Beach nr The Wrecks, The Wrecks - The Desert Trail (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 21-Jul-01, B1022

Sunset at The Wrecks, The Wrecks - The Desert Trail (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 21-Jul-01, B1025

Beach nr The Wrecks, The Wrecks - The Desert Trail (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 21-Jul-01, B1028

Blue Lagoon, The Wrecks - Middle Road - Eagers Creek - Blue Lagoon - Cape Moreton - Bulwer - The Wrecks (Cycle) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 22-Jul-01, B1029

Blue Lagoon, The Wrecks - Middle Road - Eagers Creek - Blue Lagoon - Cape Moreton - Bulwer - The Wrecks (Cycle) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 22-Jul-01, B1031

View S along East Beach from North Point, The Wrecks - Middle Road - Eagers Creek - Blue Lagoon - Cape Moreton - Bulwer - The Wrecks (Cycle) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 22-Jul-01, B1035

Track descending from The Lighthouse, North Point, The Wrecks - Middle Road - Eagers Creek - Blue Lagoon - Cape Moreton - Bulwer - The Wrecks (Cycle) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 22-Jul-01, B1034

Bleached trees near Bulwer, The Wrecks - Middle Road - Eagers Creek - Blue Lagoon - Cape Moreton - Bulwer - The Wrecks (Cycle) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 22-Jul-01, B1040

Sand Dunes behind Heath Island and Lagoon, The Wrecks - Middle Road - Eagers Creek - Blue Lagoon - Cape Moreton - Bulwer - The Wrecks (Cycle) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 22-Jul-01, B1039

Bleached trees near Bulwer, The Wrecks - Middle Road - Eagers Creek - Blue Lagoon - Cape Moreton - Bulwer - The Wrecks (Cycle) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 22-Jul-01, B1042

Bulwer Wrecks, The Wrecks - Middle Road - Eagers Creek - Blue Lagoon - Cape Moreton - Bulwer - The Wrecks (Cycle) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 22-Jul-01, B1045

   
Moreton Island walking circuit (N) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days2TerrainHeathland / Moorland, Coast / Beach, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateMid Jul
Region/PlaceQueensland (SE - Moreton Bay), Moreton Island NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)38Height gain (m)400Route findingEasy
RouteThe Wrecks - Middle Road - Mount Tempest - Telegraph Track - Blue Lagoon - Eagers Creek - Middle Road - The Wrecks
NotesThis walk takes in some of the highlights of the northern half of Moreton Island, from the views at the top of Mt Tempest to the tranquil waters of the Blue Lagoon
Flowers along Telegraph Track, The Wrecks - Middle Road - Mount Tempest - Telegraph Track - Blue Lagoon Section, Moreton Island Circuit (N) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 13-Jul-02, ah197

Track nr Blue Lagoon, The Wrecks - Middle Road - Mount Tempest - Telegraph Track - Blue Lagoon Section, Moreton Island Circuit (N) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 13-Jul-02, ah198

Blue Lagoon, The Wrecks - Middle Road - Mount Tempest - Telegraph Track - Blue Lagoon Section, Moreton Island Circuit (N) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 13-Jul-02, ah199

Blue Lagoon, The Wrecks - Middle Road - Mount Tempest - Telegraph Track - Blue Lagoon Section, Moreton Island Circuit (N) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 13-Jul-02, ah200

Starfish nr Tangalooma Wrecks, Blue Lagoon - Eagers Creek - The Wrecks Section, Moreton Island Circuit (N) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 14-Jul-02, ah206

Ocean Beach and Lighthouse, Blue Lagoon - Eagers Creek - The Wrecks Section, Moreton Island Circuit (N) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 14-Jul-02, ah205

  
Moreton Island walking circuit (S) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days2TerrainHeathland / Moorland, Coast / Beach, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateLate Aug
Region/PlaceQueensland (SE - Moreton Bay), Moreton Island NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)34Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteThe Wrecks - The Desert - Rous Battery - Little Sandhills (N1) - Big Sandhills - Tangalooma Point - The Wrecks
NotesThis walk explores the Moreton Island sand dunes at The Desert, and the Little and Big Sandhills. The Little Sandhills provide an easy route across the bottom of the island.
Little Sandhills and Tess, The Wrecks - The Desert - Rous Battery - Little Sandhills Section, Moreton Island Circuit (S) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 31-Aug-02, ah262

Little Sandhills, The Wrecks - The Desert - Rous Battery - Little Sandhills Section, Moreton Island Circuit (S) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 31-Aug-02, ah263

Camping in the Little Sandhills, The Wrecks - The Desert - Rous Battery - Little Sandhills Section, Moreton Island Circuit (S) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 31-Aug-02, ah268

Little Sandhills and Western Beach, looking to N, The Wrecks - The Desert - Rous Battery - Little Sandhills Section, Moreton Island Circuit (S) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 31-Aug-02, ah271

Little Sandhills and Western Beach, looking to N, The Wrecks - The Desert - Rous Battery - Little Sandhills Section, Moreton Island Circuit (S) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 31-Aug-02, ah274

Banksia tree at sunset, The Wrecks - The Desert - Rous Battery - Little Sandhills Section, Moreton Island Circuit (S) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 31-Aug-02, ah278

Tidal flats along Western Beach from Big Sandhills, view to S, Little Sandhills - Big Sandhills - The Wrecks Section, Moreton Island Circuit (S) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 1-Sep-02, ah282

Big Sandhills and Tess, Little Sandhills - Big Sandhills - The Wrecks Section, Moreton Island Circuit (S) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 1-Sep-02, ah280

Tidal flats along Western Beach N from Big Sandhills, Little Sandhills - Big Sandhills - The Wrecks Section, Moreton Island Circuit (S) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 1-Sep-02, ah283

The Hulks N of Shark Spit, Little Sandhills - Big Sandhills - The Wrecks Section, Moreton Island Circuit (S) (T), Moreton Island NP, Queensland, Australia, 1-Sep-02, ah286

  
Overland / Pine Valley Track Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days7TerrainHeathland / Moorland, MountainsDateEarly Feb
Region/PlaceTasmania, Central Mtns, Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)94 (+14 side trips)Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteRonny Creek - Waterfall Valley (N1) - Lake Windermere - Pelion Plains (N2) - Kia Ora Falls (N3) - Windy Ridge Hut - Pine Valley Hut (N4) - The Labyrinth - Pine Valley Hut (N5) - The Acropolis - Pine Valley Hut (N6) - Lake St Clair
NotesA justifiably popular world-renowned walk amongst the fortress-like mountains of Tasmania's central plateau. The path is now constructed to a very high standard meaning that dry feet are not an unlikely end result. Weather permitting, side trips to Cradle Mountain, Mt Ossa, The Labyrinth and The Acropolis are all very worthwhile, although Cradle Mountain does require some basic srambling skills. In season, good public transport provides routes to connect the ends of the track.
Start of Overland Track at Ronny's Creek, Ronny Creek - Waterfall Valley Section, Overland + Pine Valley Track (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 1-Feb-03, ah516

Barn Bluff (R), and Cradle Mtn (L) along Overland Track, Ronny Creek - Waterfall Valley Section, Overland + Pine Valley Track (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 1-Feb-03, ah517

Barn Bluff from western side of Cradle Mtn along Overland Track, Ronny Creek - Waterfall Valley Section, Overland + Pine Valley Track (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 1-Feb-03, ah518

Waterfall Valley campsite below Barn Bluff, Ronny Creek - Waterfall Valley Section, Overland + Pine Valley Track (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 1-Feb-03, ah521

Bronigan Falls, in Waterfall Valley nr Waterfall Valley Hut, Ronny Creek - Waterfall Valley Section, Overland + Pine Valley Track (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 1-Feb-03, ah522

Barn Bluff from summit of Cradle Mtn, Dove Lake Trailhead - Hanson's Peak - Cradle Mtn - Kitchen Hut - Marion's Lookout - Dove Lake Trailhead (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 12-Jan-03, ah443

Barn Bluff from above Waterfall Valley, Ronny Creek - Waterfall Valley Section, Overland + Pine Valley Track (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 1-Feb-03, ah523

Barn Bluff above Lake Windermere, Waterfall Valley - Lake Windermere - Pelion Plains Section, Overland + Pine Valley Track (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 2-Feb-03, ah525

Cradle Mtn from nr Kathleen's Pool, Dove Lake Trailhead - Hanson's Peak - Cradle Mtn - Kitchen Hut - Marion's Lookout - Dove Lake Trailhead (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 12-Jan-03, ah446

Mt Oakleigh from just S of Pine Forest Moor, Waterfall Valley - Lake Windermere - Pelion Plains Section, Overland + Pine Valley Track (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 2-Feb-03, ah527

Paddy's Nut (M), Mt Thetis (R) and Pandani from Frog Flats, Waterfall Valley - Lake Windermere - Pelion Plains Section, Overland + Pine Valley Track (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 2-Feb-03, ah528

Mt Oakleigh from nr Pelion Hut, Waterfall Valley - Lake Windermere - Pelion Plains Section, Overland + Pine Valley Track (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 2-Feb-03, ah529

Mt Hyperion (MR) from nr Pelion Gap, Pelion Plains - Kia Ora Falls Section, Overland + Pine Valley Track (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 3-Feb-03, ah532

Pin cushion plants along Mt Ossa summit path (nr Mt Dorris), with Mt Pelion East beyond, Pelion Gap - Mt Ossa side trip Section, Overland + Pine Valley Track (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 3-Feb-03, ah533

Mt Pelion East from nr summit of Mt Ossa, Pelion Gap - Mt Ossa side trip Section, Overland + Pine Valley Track (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 3-Feb-03, ah535

Pin cushion carpet and view to Du Cane Range from Mt Ossa summit, Pelion Gap - Mt Ossa side trip Section, Overland + Pine Valley Track (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 3-Feb-03, ah536

Mt Hyperion (MR) from slopes of Mt Pelion (E), Pelion Plains - Kia Ora Falls Section, Overland + Pine Valley Track (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 3-Feb-03, ah538

D'Alton Falls, nr Du Cane Hut, Kia Ora Falls - Windy Ridge Hut - Pine Valley Hut Section, Overland + Pine Valley Track (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 4-Feb-03, ah543

Rainforest nr Pine Valley Hut, Kia Ora Falls - Windy Ridge Hut - Pine Valley Hut Section, Overland + Pine Valley Track (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 4-Feb-03, ah545

Chimneys at summit of Acropolis, and NE Acropolis summit (L), The Acropolis side trip from Pine Valley Section, Overland + Pine Valley Track (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 6-Feb-03, ah548

Descent from Acropolis and Acropolis chimneys, The Acropolis side trip from Pine Valley Section, Overland + Pine Valley Track (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 6-Feb-03, ah550

Boardwalk leading to the Acropolis, The Acropolis side trip from Pine Valley Section, Overland + Pine Valley Track (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 6-Feb-03, ah551

The Acropolis (R) and The Guardians/Mt Gould (L) above Lake St Clair, from Overland Track between Narcissus Hut and Echo Pt Hut, The Acropolis side trip from Pine Valley Section, Overland + Pine Valley Track (T), Cradle Mtn - Lake St Clair NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 6-Feb-03, ah553

 
Solomon's Jewels / Herod's Gate Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHeathland / Moorland, HillsDateLate Feb
Region/PlaceTasmania, Central Mtns, Walls of Jerusalem NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)18Height gain (m)600Route findingEasy
RouteMersey Forest Rd - Solomon's Jewels - Herod's Gate - Lake Salome - Mersey Forest Rd
NotesA rewarding day walk amongst Biblically-named features on the high alpine plateau of the tiers region.
Barn Bluff (L) and Cradle Mtn (R) through Herrod's Gate, Mersey Forest Rd - Solomon's Jewels - Herod's Gate - Lake Salome - Mersey Forest Rd (T), Walls of Jerusalem NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 23-Feb-03, ah577

View N from Herod's Gate, Mersey Forest Rd - Solomon's Jewels - Herod's Gate - Lake Salome - Mersey Forest Rd (T), Walls of Jerusalem NP, Central Mtns, Tasmania, Australia, 23-Feb-03, ah578

  
Wallum Heath Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHeathland / MoorlandDateMid Aug
Region/PlaceQueensland (SE - Sunshine Coast), Mooloolah River NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)9Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteWallum Heath Trail
NotesThis heathland walk is best from Late August into Oct for the wildflowers.
Wallum Heath Trail, Wallum Heath Trail (T), Mooloolah River NP, Queensland, Australia, 19-Aug-01, B1070

Wallum Heath Trail, Wallum Heath Trail (T), Mooloolah River NP, Queensland, Australia, 19-Aug-01, B1071

  
Wilson's Prom Circuit Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days2TerrainHeathland / Moorland, Coast / BeachDateMid Dec
Region/PlaceVictoria, Wilson's Promontory NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)42Height gain (m)450Route findingEasy
RouteTidal River - Sealers Cove - Refuge Cove - Little Waterloo Bay (N1) - Oberon Bay - Tidal River
NotesLush vegetation, beautiful beaches and balcony path views, and plenty of wildlife (including wombats and echidnas). Permits required for overnight walks.
Tidal River Granite, Tidal River - Sealers Cove - Refuge Cove - Little Waterloo Bay Section, Wilson's Promontory Circuit (T), Wilson's Promontory NP, Victoria, Australia, 14-Dec-99, AU41

Path along slopes of Mt McAlister up to Windy Saddle and Grass Trees, Tidal River - Sealers Cove - Refuge Cove - Little Waterloo Bay Section, Wilson's Promontory Circuit (T), Wilson's Promontory NP, Victoria, Australia, 14-Dec-99, AU44

Tree Ferns in Ferny Glade, Tidal River - Sealers Cove - Refuge Cove - Little Waterloo Bay Section, Wilson's Promontory Circuit (T), Wilson's Promontory NP, Victoria, Australia, 14-Dec-99, AU47

Sealer's Swamp boardwalk, Tidal River - Sealers Cove - Refuge Cove - Little Waterloo Bay Section, Wilson's Promontory Circuit (T), Wilson's Promontory NP, Victoria, Australia, 14-Dec-99, AU50

Sealer's Cove, Tidal River - Sealers Cove - Refuge Cove - Little Waterloo Bay Section, Wilson's Promontory Circuit (T), Wilson's Promontory NP, Victoria, Australia, 14-Dec-99, AU51

Sealer's Cove beach and mt Latrobe, Tidal River - Sealers Cove - Refuge Cove - Little Waterloo Bay Section, Wilson's Promontory Circuit (T), Wilson's Promontory NP, Victoria, Australia, 14-Dec-99, AU54

Multi-coloured granite along Sealer's Creek, Tidal River - Sealers Cove - Refuge Cove - Little Waterloo Bay Section, Wilson's Promontory Circuit (T), Wilson's Promontory NP, Victoria, Australia, 14-Dec-99, AU61

View back along path 500m up from Sealer's Creek (towards Horn Point), Tidal River - Sealers Cove - Refuge Cove - Little Waterloo Bay Section, Wilson's Promontory Circuit (T), Wilson's Promontory NP, Victoria, Australia, 14-Dec-99, AU64

Refuge Cove from South, Tidal River - Sealers Cove - Refuge Cove - Little Waterloo Bay Section, Wilson's Promontory Circuit (T), Wilson's Promontory NP, Victoria, Australia, 14-Dec-99, AU68

Swamp behind Waterloo Bay, Little Waterloo Bay - Oberon Bay - Tidal River Section, Wilson's Promontory Circuit (T), Wilson's Promontory NP, Victoria, Australia, 15-Dec-99, AU73

Path from Waterloo Bay to Boulder Saddle, Little Waterloo Bay - Oberon Bay - Tidal River Section, Wilson's Promontory Circuit (T), Wilson's Promontory NP, Victoria, Australia, 15-Dec-99, AU76

Path leading to Oberon Bay beach, Little Waterloo Bay - Oberon Bay - Tidal River Section, Wilson's Promontory Circuit (T), Wilson's Promontory NP, Victoria, Australia, 15-Dec-99, AU78

Little Oberon Bay Beach, Little Waterloo Bay - Oberon Bay - Tidal River Section, Wilson's Promontory Circuit (T), Wilson's Promontory NP, Victoria, Australia, 15-Dec-99, AU79

   
Woombah Fire Trail Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHeathland / MoorlandDateMid Sep
Region/PlaceNew South Wales (North Coast), Bundjalung NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)8Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteWoombah Fire Trail
NotesThis walk goes through heathland with fine flowers, at their peak around September
Banksia along Woombah Fire Trail, Woombah Fire Trail (T), Bundjalung NP, New South Wales, Australia, 16-Sep-01, B1110

   
Isla del Sol Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHeathland / Moorland, Coast / BeachDateLate Nov
Region/PlaceLa Paz, Lake TiticacaCountryBolivia  
Dist (kms)24Height gain (m)300Route findingEasy
RouteYumani - Island Spine Trail - Chincana - Cha''llapampa - Cha'lla Bahía Pukhara - Yumani
NotesIsla del Sol is a perfect size for a full day walk, and assuming that you're fairly well aclimatized, the going will be relatively easy. The are wonderful vistas of the distant high Andes across the blue Lake Titicaca, as well as Aegean-like peaceful bays, and ancient terraces remain throughout the island
Path through Yumani Village, with Hostal Imperio del Sol (L), Island spine walk (T), Isla del Sol, Lake Titicaca, La Paz, Bolivia, 21-Nov-03, SA424

Ancohuma (6429) (M), Illampu (6360) (L) from saddle on island above Bahía Kona, Island spine walk (T), Isla del Sol, Lake Titicaca, La Paz, Bolivia, 21-Nov-03, SA426

Cha'lla village and Cerro Khea Kkolla (L) (3990), Isla de la Luna (top MR) and Bahía Kea (L), Island spine walk (T), Isla del Sol, Lake Titicaca, La Paz, Bolivia, 21-Nov-03, SA428

Bahía Kona del Norte (L) in Lake Titicaca from island spine above Cha'llapampa, Island spine walk (T), Isla del Sol, Lake Titicaca, La Paz, Bolivia, 21-Nov-03, SA429

Bahía Sabacera, Island spine walk (T), Isla del Sol, Lake Titicaca, La Paz, Bolivia, 21-Nov-03, SA430

Cha'llapampa village from path to west of village, with village isthmus, Island spine walk (T), Isla del Sol, Lake Titicaca, La Paz, Bolivia, 21-Nov-03, SA432

Boats on beach in Cha'llapampa village with Ancohuma (6429) (ML), Island spine walk (T), Isla del Sol, Lake Titicaca, La Paz, Bolivia, 21-Nov-03, SA433

Reeds in Bahía Cha'lla, with Punta Huayran Khala (L) and Punta Huajra Khala (R), Island spine walk (T), Isla del Sol, Lake Titicaca, La Paz, Bolivia, 21-Nov-03, SA434

Sunrise over Lake Titicaca from Hostal Imperio del Sol, Yumani, Isla del Sol, Lake Titicaca, La Paz, Bolivia, 22-Nov-03, SA435

Small bay in Bahía Kona below Yumani, Isla del Sol, Lake Titicaca, La Paz, Bolivia, 22-Nov-03, SA436

  
Playa Cucao Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainHeathland / Moorland, Coast / BeachDateMid Dec
Region/PlaceRegion X - Los Lagos, PN ChiloeCountryChile  
Dist (kms)3Height gain (m)0Route findingEasy
NotesA short walk across heathland to a black-sand beach on the chilly South Pacific Ocean
Ammophilia grass on sand dunes at Playa Cucao, Parque Nacional Chiloe, Chiloe, Region X - Los Lagos, Chile, 18-Dec-03, SA711

Yellow flowers along Playa Cucao Trail, Parque Nacional Chiloe, Chiloe, Region X - Los Lagos, Chile, 18-Dec-03, SA710

Coastal rainforest along Playa Cucao Trail, Parque Nacional Chiloe, Chiloe, Region X - Los Lagos, Chile, 18-Dec-03, SA712

Sand dune vegetation along Playa Cucao Trail, Parque Nacional Chiloe, Chiloe, Region X - Los Lagos, Chile, 18-Dec-03, SA714

Malham Cove / Goredale Scar Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHeathland / Moorland, KarstDateLate Apr/Jun
Region/PlaceNorth Yorkshire, Yorkshire Dales NPCountryEngland  
Dist (kms)15Height gain (m)350Route findingEasy
RouteMalham - Goredale Scar - Malham Tarn - Malham Cove - Malham
NotesOne of the best day-walks in England, leading though dramatic limestone cliffs and gorges as well as flat moorland
Road from Malham to Goredale Scar, Yorkshire Dales NP, North Yorkshire, England, 21-Jun-02, ah172

Road from Malham to Goredale Scar, Yorkshire Dales NP, North Yorkshire, England, 21-Jun-02, ah173

Path to Goredale Scar, Yorkshire Dales NP, North Yorkshire, England, 21-Jun-02, ah174

Goredale Scar, Yorkshire Dales NP, North Yorkshire, England, 21-Jun-02, ah175

Dry Valley above Malham Cove, Yorkshire Dales NP, North Yorkshire, England, 21-Jun-02, ah180

Limestone pavement above Malham Cove, Yorkshire Dales NP, North Yorkshire, England, 21-Jun-02, ah181

Malham Cove, Yorkshire Dales NP, North Yorkshire, England, 29-Apr-00, AC86

Path leading to Malham Cove, Yorkshire Dales NP, North Yorkshire, England, 30-Apr-00, AC92

Fields near Malham, Yorkshire Dales NP, North Yorkshire, England, 30-Apr-00, AC93

   
Massif de L'Esterel Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHeathland / Moorland, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateMid May
Region/PlaceVarCountryFrance  
Dist (kms)7Height gain (m)50Route findingEasy
RouteCol de Belle Barbe - Ravin du Mal Infernet - Lac de l'Ecureuil - return
NotesA walk though quiet rural France amongst craggy red peaks and plenty of wild flowers.
Pic du Baladou from nr Col de Belle Barbe, Massif de L’Esterel, Var, France, 18-May-99, E1122

Track to Ravin du Mal Infernet from Col de Belle Barbe, Massif de L’Esterel, Var, France, 18-May-99, E1123

Lake in Ravin du Mal Infernet, Massif de L’Esterel, Var, France, 18-May-99, E1125

 
Amorgos Island Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainHeathland / Moorland, Coast / BeachDateMid Oct
Region/PlaceCyclades, AmorgosCountryGreece  
Dist (kms)22.5Height gain (m)800Route findingEasy
RouteKatapola, Stavros Saddle, Agios Yeoryios Valsamitis, Hora, Hozoviotissas Monastery, Agrilas, Asfodilidhi, Potamos, Egiali
NotesSweeping views along the spine of Amorgos and beyond to the other Cyclades.
View to SW behind Hozoviotissa Monastery, Amorgos Traverse (T), Amorgos, Cyclades, Greece, 14-Oct-98, E386

NE Coast of Amorgos from nr Hozoviotissa Monastery, Amorgos Traverse (T), Amorgos, Cyclades, Greece, 14-Oct-98, E388

Church at western edge of Asfodilidhi hamlet and NE Amorgos coast (R), Amorgos Traverse (T), Amorgos, Cyclades, Greece, 14-Oct-98, E389

Nikuria Islet (M), with distant Andikeri (ML), Keros (MR) and Naxos (FR), Amorgos Traverse (T), Amorgos, Cyclades, Greece, 14-Oct-98, E390

Northern forests and coves Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHeathland / Moorland, Coast / BeachDateLate April 99
Region/PlaceIonian Islands, KefalloniaCountryGreece  
Dist (kms)9Height gain (m)280Route findingModerate
RouteFiskardo, Kastro Club, Antipata Erimou, Cape Dafnoudi, Fiskardo
NotesBeautiful cypress forests and ramshackle cottages leading to a surprising cove and pebble beach.
Geraniums and view to S from track to Dafnoudi Beach, Cypress forests and coast circuit from Fiskardo (T), Kefallonia, Ionian Islands, Greece, 28-Apr-99, E1016

Cypress forests in Northern Kefallonia from track to Dafnoudi Beach, Cypress forests and coast circuit from Fiskardo (T), Kefallonia, Ionian Islands, Greece, 28-Apr-99, E1017

Ruined house in Northern Kefallonia along track to Dafnoudi Beach, Cypress forests and coast circuit from Fiskardo (T), Kefallonia, Ionian Islands, Greece, 28-Apr-99, E1020

Flower meadows, olive groves and cypress forests in Northern Kefallonia nr Dafnoudi Beach, Cypress forests and coast circuit from Fiskardo (T), Kefallonia, Ionian Islands, Greece, 28-Apr-99, E1021

Ruined house and flowers in Northern Kefallonia along track to Dafnoudi Beach, Cypress forests and coast circuit from Fiskardo (T), Kefallonia, Ionian Islands, Greece, 28-Apr-99, E1022

Dafnoudi Beach and Dafnoudi Cape, with Greek mainland in distance, Cypress forests and coast circuit from Fiskardo (T), Kefallonia, Ionian Islands, Greece, 28-Apr-99, E1023

Dafnoudi Beach and Dafnoudi Cape, Cypress forests and coast circuit from Fiskardo (T), Kefallonia, Ionian Islands, Greece, 28-Apr-99, E1024

 
Sougia - Paleochora Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainHeathland / Moorland, Coast / BeachDateLate Oct
Region/PlaceCrete, HaniaCountryGreece  
Dist (kms)18Height gain (m)400Route findingEasy
RouteSougia, Ancient Lissos, Paleochora
NotesWild Cretan scenery through low thornbushes, leading to unexpectedly pleasant ruins at Lissos. Use the coastal ferry to get to the start of the walk.
Karst foreground and Western flanks of Lefka Ori (White Mtns) from nr Sougia, Sougia - Lissos - Paleohora coastal walk (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 30-Oct-98, E447

Ancient Lissos and cove, nr Sougia, Ancient Lissos (S), Sougia - Lissos - Paleohora coastal walk (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 30-Oct-98, E448

Asklipion Sanctuary (3rd Ct BC) and Roman mosaic (1st Ct AD) at Ancient Lissos, nr Sougia, Ancient Lissos (S), Sougia - Lissos - Paleohora coastal walk (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 30-Oct-98, E450

Greek inscription on Asklipion Santuary (3rd Ct BC), nr Sougia, Ancient Lissos (S), Sougia - Lissos - Paleohora coastal walk (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 30-Oct-98, E451

Thornbushes with SW Crete coast and Libyan Sea beyond, from plateau W of Lissos Valley, Sougia - Lissos - Paleohora coastal walk (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 30-Oct-98, E453

   
Capo Muro / Positano Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainHeathland / Moorland, HillsDateEarly Jun
Region/PlaceAmalfi Peninsula, CampaniaCountryItaly  
Dist (kms)15Height gain (m)1100Route findingEasy
RouteVèttica Maggiore - Praiano - Colle la Serra - Bomerano - Capo Muro - Caserma Forestale - Monte Pertuso - Positano
NotesProbably one of the best full day walks on the Amalfi Peninsula, this walk leads up from the coast through heavily cultivated terraced farmland to a mountain path at the peninsula's crest with fantastic views west towards Capri. Positano looks especially dramatic on the steep descent at the end of this walk. Buses are frequent on the short but winding road between the start and end points of this walk.
Church in Vettica Maggiore, Above Positano and Praiano via Colle La Serra and Capo Muro (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 3-Jun-00, AC112

Church in Vettica Maggiore and Positano beyond, Above Positano and Praiano via Colle La Serra and Capo Muro (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 3-Jun-00, AC113

Steps to Colle la Serra from Praiano, Above Positano and Praiano via Colle La Serra and Capo Muro (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 3-Jun-00, AC118

Valerian at Colle la Serra, Above Positano and Praiano via Colle La Serra and Capo Muro (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 3-Jun-00, AC121

Valerian and vineyards along path from Colle la Serra to Bomerano, Above Positano and Praiano via Colle La Serra and Capo Muro (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 3-Jun-00, AC122

Sant'Agnelo le Tre Pizze from near Capo Muro, Above Positano and Praiano via Colle La Serra and Capo Muro (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 3-Jun-00, AC129

Peninsula leading to Capri from path to Capo Muro from Bomerano, Above Positano and Praiano via Colle La Serra and Capo Muro (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 3-Jun-00, AC126

Peninsula leading to Capri from I Trasiti, Above Positano and Praiano via Colle La Serra and Capo Muro (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 3-Jun-00, AC132

Cypress trees below Caserma Forestale, Above Positano and Praiano via Colle La Serra and Capo Muro (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 3-Jun-00, AC135

Alleyway in Monte Pertuso, Above Positano and Praiano via Colle La Serra and Capo Muro (T), Amalfi Peninsula, Campania, Italy, 3-Jun-00, AC136

  
Kepler Track Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days3TerrainForest, Heathland / Moorland, MountainsDateLate Jan
Region/PlaceSouthland, Fiordland NPCountryNew Zealand  
Dist (kms)67Height gain (m)1500Route findingEasy
RouteTe Anau - Control Gates - Mt Luxmore Hut (N1) - Iris Burn Hut (N2) - Rainbow Reach Swing Bridge
NotesFrom beautiful Lake Te Anau, this track soon rises up above the forest to a long alpine section with fine views over the fiord-like lakes. Iris Burn Valley is a classic U-shaped valley, with scenery identical to that on the Milford Track. Although the walk also requires permits, I was able to pick up permits in summer a few days ahead.
Ferns and Beech Trees at start of Kepler Track nr Control Gates, Te Anau - Control Gates Section, Kepler Track (T), Fiordland NP, Southland, New Zealand, 22-Jan-01, B821

View across Dock Bay nr Control Gates, Te Anau - Mt Luxmore Hut Section, Kepler Track (T), Fiordland NP, Southland, New Zealand, 19-Jan-04, SA962

Mt Luxmore (M) and Lake Te Anau from nr DOC office, Te Anau, Te Anau - Mt Luxmore Hut Section, Kepler Track (T), Fiordland NP, Southland, New Zealand, 19-Jan-04, SA961

Mossy forest floor and glittering Dock Bay from track between Dock Bay and Brod Bay, Te Anau - Mt Luxmore Hut Section, Kepler Track (T), Fiordland NP, Southland, New Zealand, 19-Jan-04, SA963

River mouth into Dock Bay on track to Brod Bay, Te Anau - Mt Luxmore Hut Section, Kepler Track (T), Fiordland NP, Southland, New Zealand, 19-Jan-04, SA964

Brod Bay and mountains to NW, Te Anau - Mt Luxmore Hut Section, Kepler Track (T), Fiordland NP, Southland, New Zealand, 19-Jan-04, SA965

Luxmore Hut and U-shaped valley of Mystery Burn (M) across South Fiord of Lake Te Anau, with Mt Owen (1769) (L) and Black Cone (1679) (R), Te Anau - Mt Luxmore Hut Section, Kepler Track (T), Fiordland NP, Southland, New Zealand, 19-Jan-04, SA967

Rainbow over Lake Te Anau from Luxmore Hut, Te Anau - Mt Luxmore Hut Section, Kepler Track (T), Fiordland NP, Southland, New Zealand, 19-Jan-04, SA968

South Fiord of Lake Te Anau (L) and main Te Anau Lake (R) from track nr Luxmore Saddle, Mt Luxmore Hut - Iris Burn Hut Section, Kepler Track (T), Fiordland NP, Southland, New Zealand, 20-Jan-04, SA969

Track along ridge between Forest Burn and Hanging Vallet Shelters, Mt Luxmore Hut - Iris Burn Hut Section, Kepler Track (T), Fiordland NP, Southland, New Zealand, 20-Jan-04, SA972

Kea at Hanging Valley Shelter, Mt Luxmore Hut - Iris Burn Hut Section, Kepler Track (T), Fiordland NP, Southland, New Zealand, 20-Jan-04, SA973

Iris Burn Valley upstream from clearing below Big Slip clearing, Iris Burn Hut - Rainbow Reach Swing Bridge Section, Kepler Track (T), Fiordland NP, Southland, New Zealand, 21-Jan-04, SA974

Iris Burn just downstream of Big Slip clearing, Iris Burn Hut - Rainbow Reach Swing Bridge Section, Kepler Track (T), Fiordland NP, Southland, New Zealand, 21-Jan-04, SA975

TV Aerial plant (R) along track nr Moturua Hut, Iris Burn Hut - Rainbow Reach Swing Bridge Section, Kepler Track (T), Fiordland NP, Southland, New Zealand, 21-Jan-04, SA977

Beach on Lake Manapouri from in front of Moturua Hut, Iris Burn Hut - Rainbow Reach Swing Bridge Section, Kepler Track (T), Fiordland NP, Southland, New Zealand, 21-Jan-04, SA978

 
Slieve Binnian / Annalong Valley Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHeathland / Moorland, HillsDateMid Sep
Region/PlaceDown, Mourne MtnsCountryNorthern Ireland  
Dist (kms)11Height gain (m)900Route findingEasy
RouteCarrick Little (210), Slieve Binnian - summit (747), Slieve Binnian - North Tor (679), Slievelamagan (704), nr Cove Lough (480), Annalong Valley, Carrick Little (210)
NotesFine views over the Silent Valley and Ben Crom Reservoirs and into the central region of the Mournes.
Granite tors near summit of Slieve Binnian, with Slieve Donnard (R) and Slieve Commedagh (L) in distance, Mourne Mountains, Down, Northern Ireland, 14-Sep-99, AA50

Slievelamagan from Annalong Forest, Mourne Mountains, Down, Northern Ireland, 14-Sep-99, AA51

Fields to south of Mourne Mountains, with sea mist over Irish Sea, Down, Northern Ireland, 14-Sep-99, AA47

 
Inca Trail Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days4 (One way)TerrainHeathland / Moorland, AndesDateMid Nov
Region/PlaceCuzco, Macchu PicchuCountryPeru  
Dist (kms)33Height gain (m)2500Route findingEasy
Routekm 82 - Huayllabamba (N1) - Warmiwañuska Pass - Pacamayo Valley (N2) - Runkuracay - Sayacmarca - Wiñay-Wayna (N3) - Intipunku - Macchu Picchu
NotesProbably not the best mountain walk in Peru, but it does have the bonus of setting your (probably weary) eyes on Macchu Picchu suddenly from the Sun Gate, high above the city, and does allow you to get up into some high and steep Andean Valleys. The walk is now strictly policed, with permits and guides essential, with checkpoints at the start of the trail and just beyond Wiñay-Wayna. To what extent you have to stay with your guide is still a bit of a grey area - the route is easy to make your own way along. If you're aclimatized to the altitude, the route is fairly easy, if you're not but could comfortably walk the same kind of distance and elevation gain at home, you will be unlikely to find the walk a problem also. The minimum cost for this walk is now around USD 160, with at least another 20 to get the train back as far as Ollantaytambo, although it's possible to pay much more. The weather by Mid November was still fine and the trail is well enough constructed now that even with heavy rain it will not pose too many difficulties.
Machu Picchu from Porta del Sol, Machu Picchu (S), Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 8-Jun-94, W216

Llama, Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu (S), Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 9-Jun-94, W41

Start of trail at km 82 with Urubamba Valley downstream, Km 82 - Río Cusichaca Valley - Huayllabamba village Section, Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 15-Nov-03, SA352

Trail 2km from start with ????mica (5750), Km 82 - Río Cusichaca Valley - Huayllabamba village Section, Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 15-Nov-03, SA354

Inca Trail and porter nr start of Río Cusichaca Valley, Km 82 - Río Cusichaca Valley - Huayllabamba village Section, Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 15-Nov-03, SA357

Llactapata ruins and Urubamba Valley (R), Km 82 - Río Cusichaca Valley - Huayllabamba village Section, Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 15-Nov-03, SA358

Trail nr Tres Piedras campsite, Huayllabamba - Paso Warmiwañusca (Dead Woman's Pass) - Pacamayo valley Section, Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 16-Nov-03, SA362

Clouds and distant valleys from Llulluchapampa Campsite, Huayllabamba - Paso Warmiwañusca (Dead Woman's Pass) - Pacamayo valley Section, Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 16-Nov-03, SA365

Final ascent to Warmiwañusca Pass (Dead Woman's) (about 4000), Huayllabamba - Paso Warmiwañusca (Dead Woman's Pass) - Pacamayo valley Section, Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 16-Nov-03, SA367

View from Warmiwañusca Pass (Dead Woman's) (about 4000) down into Llullucha Valley, Huayllabamba - Paso Warmiwañusca (Dead Woman's Pass) - Pacamayo valley Section, Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 16-Nov-03, SA368

Deadly nighshade on descent from Warmiwañusca Pass, Huayllabamba - Paso Warmiwañusca (Dead Woman's Pass) - Pacamayo valley Section, Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 16-Nov-03, SA370

Runturacay Ruin, Runturacay (S), Huayllabamba - Paso Warmiwañusca (Dead Woman's Pass) - Pacamayo valley Section, Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 16-Nov-03, SA371

Red bell flowers nr Runturacay Ruins, Runturacay (S), Huayllabamba - Paso Warmiwañusca (Dead Woman's Pass) - Pacamayo valley Section, Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 16-Nov-03, SA372

Tarn below second pass with Warmiwañusca Pass (L), Pacamayo valley - Runturacay - Second Pass - Saycamarca - Phuyupatamarca - Huiñay Huayna Section, Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 17-Nov-03, SA373

Orange spider flower at Second Pass, Pacamayo valley - Runturacay - Second Pass - Saycamarca - Phuyupatamarca - Huiñay Huayna Section, Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 17-Nov-03, SA375

Sayacmarca Ruins and Río Aobamba Valley, Sayacmarca (S), Pacamayo valley - Runturacay - Second Pass - Saycamarca - Phuyupatamarca - Huiñay Huayna Section, Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 17-Nov-03, SA376

Phuyupatamarca terraces and Inti Pata ruins (R) from below Third Pass, Phuyupatamarca (S), Pacamayo valley - Runturacay - Second Pass - Saycamarca - Phuyupatamarca - Huiñay Huayna Section, Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 17-Nov-03, SA379

Trail descending from Phuyupatamarca, Pacamayo valley - Runturacay - Second Pass - Saycamarca - Phuyupatamarca - Huiñay Huayna Section, Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 17-Nov-03, SA382

Huiñay Huayna Ruins, Huiñay Huayna (S), Pacamayo valley - Runturacay - Second Pass - Saycamarca - Phuyupatamarca - Huiñay Huayna Section, Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 17-Nov-03, SA383

Main site and Huayna Picchu from upper terraces nr sunrise, Machu Picchu (S), Huiñay Huayna - Machu Picchu Section, Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 18-Nov-03, SA389

Inca stones around Temple of the Three Windows, Machu Picchu (S), Huiñay Huayna - Machu Picchu Section, Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 18-Nov-03, SA396

Mtns to N through windows of Temple of the Three Windows, Machu Picchu (S), Huiñay Huayna - Machu Picchu Section, Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 18-Nov-03, SA397

Mtns to N and Temple of the Three Windows, Machu Picchu (S), Huiñay Huayna - Machu Picchu Section, Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 18-Nov-03, SA398

Staircase leading down though Residential Buildings and moutains on far side of Urubamba Valley, Machu Picchu (S), Huiñay Huayna - Machu Picchu Section, Inca Trail (T), Cuzco, Perú, 18-Nov-03, SA407

An Teallach Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHeathland / Moorland, HillsDateMid Jun
Region/PlaceHighland, Dundonnell RegionCountryScotland  
Dist (kms)16.5Height gain (m)1390Route findingEasy
NotesWalking in the Highlands doesn't get much better than this.
Glas Mheall Liath (L) from Bidein a’ Ghlas Thuill (An Teallach), and A832 leading away from Dundonnell, An Teallach (T), Highland, Scotland, 16-Jun-98, ER47

Dundonnell River valley from Meall Garbh, nr Dundonnell, An Teallach (T), Highland, Scotland, 16-Jun-98, ER48

  
Horns of Alligin Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHeathland / Moorland, HillsDateMid Jun
Region/PlaceHighland, TorridonCountryScotland  
Dist (kms)16Height gain (m)1200Route findingEasy
RouteTorridon House, Horns of Alligin, Sgurr Mhór (985), Tom na Gruagaich, Torridon House
NotesGood satisfying Highland stroll.
Beinn Alligin ridge (L) and rainbow, Horns of Alligin (T), Highland, Scotland, 14-Jun-98, ER40

Horns of Alligin (L-M) and rainbow, Horns of Alligin (T), Highland, Scotland, 14-Jun-98, ER41

  
Stac Pollaidh Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainHeathland / Moorland, HillsDateMid Jun
Region/PlaceHighland, InverpollyCountryScotland  
Dist (kms)6Height gain (m)450Route findingEasy
RouteStac Pollaidh (613) - Inverpolly Nature Reserve
NotesWonderful views across the Nature Reserve.
Suilven Mtn (M) across Loch Sionasciag and Torridonian sandstone stacks, from Stac Pollaich, Stac Pollaidh (T), Inverpolly Nature Reserve, Highland, Scotland, 17-Jun-98, ER50

   
Yanartas / Chimaera Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainHeathland / MoorlandDateEarly Apr
Region/PlaceMediterraean Coast, Cirali, AntalyaCountryTurkey  
Dist (kms)4Height gain (m)100Route findingEasy
RouteYanartas/Chimaera
NotesThe eternal flames are best seen in the evening.
Eternal Flames at Chimaera, Olimpos, Olimpos (S), Yanartaş / Chimaera (T), Bey Mtns NP, Mediterranean Coast, Turkey, 08-Apr-99, E932

   
Panorama Trail Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHeathland / Moorland, MountainsDateLate Oct
Region/PlaceCalifornia, Yosemite NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)13Height gain (m)300Route findingEasy
RouteGlacier Point - Panorama Trail - Glacier Point
NotesOne of the best walks in Yosemite, with excellent views of Half Dome and the mountains from above the treeline. With transport arranged, it would be a satisfying circuit to carry on to the Vernal Falls at the upper end of Yosemite Valley.
Half Dome (L) and Liberty Cap (R) from Panorama Trail, nr Glacier Pt, Panorama Trail (T), Yosemite NP, California, USA, 21-Oct-00, B150

Half Dome from Panorama Trail, Panorama Trail (T), Yosemite NP, California, USA, 22-Oct-00, B157

Panorama Trail, Panorama Trail (T), Yosemite NP, California, USA, 22-Oct-00, B159

Panorama Trail, Panorama Trail (T), Yosemite NP, California, USA, 22-Oct-00, B160

Panorama Trail, Panorama Trail (T), Yosemite NP, California, USA, 22-Oct-00, B162

Dead trees along Panorama Trail, Panorama Trail (T), Yosemite NP, California, USA, 22-Oct-00, B164

Half Dome from Glacier Pt, Panorama Trail (T), Yosemite NP, California, USA, 22-Oct-00, B165

North Dome (L), Yosemite Valley, Half Dome (R) from Glacier Pt, Panorama Trail (T), Yosemite NP, California, USA, 22-Oct-00, B166

Cliffs around Lower Yosemite Falls, Yosemite NP, California, USA, 20-Oct-00, B132

Vernal Falls, Yosemite NP, California, USA, 20-Oct-00, B135

  
Snowdon Horseshoe Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHeathland / Moorland, MountainsDateMid Aug / Apr
Region/PlaceGwynedd, Snowdonia NPCountryWales  
Dist (kms)16Height gain (m)1100Route findingEasy-Moderate
RoutePen-y-Pass (Youth Hostel) (359), Bwlch y Moch (589), Crib Goch (923), Crib y Ddysgi (1065), Snowdon (1085), Y Lliwedd (898), Cwm Dyli (440), Miners' Track, Pen-y-Pass (359)
NotesDescribed as the finest ridge walk in Europe, difficult to disagree with. Late Spring snow can make things especially scenic.
Quartzite vein on summit ridge of Crib Goch and view across Llanberos valley to Y Garn Mountain (ML), Snowdon Horseshoe (T), Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 21-Aug-99, AA10

Crib Goch leading to Snowdon (MR), Snowdon Horseshoe (T), Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 21-Aug-99, AA11

Snowdon train on final ascent to Snowdon (L), Snowdon Horseshoe (T), Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 21-Aug-99, AA16

Crib Goch leading to Snowdon (M), Snowdon Horseshoe (T), Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 21-Aug-99, AA12

Snowdon from summit of Crib Ddysgi, Snowdon Horseshoe (T), Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 21-Aug-99, AA14

View from Miners' Track, Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 13-Apr-98, WA15

Glaslyn lake from Miners' Track, Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 13-Apr-98, WA17

Snowdon, Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 13-Apr-98, WA19

Tryfan and Glyders Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHeathland / Moorland, MountainsDateMid Aug
Region/PlaceGwynedd, Snowdonia NPCountryWales  
Dist (kms)15Height gain (m)1250Route findingEasy-Moderate
RouteIdwal Cottage (307), Llyn Ogwen (East end) (307), Tryfan (North Summit) (915), Bwlch Tryfan (720), Glyder Fach (994), Glyder Fawr (999), Llyn y Cwn (710), Y Garn (947), Idwal Cottage (307)
NotesA fine outing in Snowdonia over the crags of Tryfan to the rounded tops of the Glyders.
Quartzite and 'The Cannon' on North Ridge of Tryfan, with view beyond Llyn Idwal to summit of Y Garn (MR), Tryfan and Glyders (T), Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 22-Aug-99, AA18

Llyn Bochlwyd (Australia) and Llyn Idwal (R) from North Ridge of Tryfan, Tryfan and Glyders (T), Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 22-Aug-99, AA19

Tryfan from Bwlch Tryfan, Tryfan and Glyders (T), Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 22-Aug-99, AA21

Cantilever Stand near summit of Glyder Fach, Tryfan and Glyders (T), Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 22-Aug-99, AA23

View from Glyder Fach along Ogwen valley, with Bethseda and Anglesey beyond Conwy Bay, Tryfan and Glyders (T), Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 22-Aug-99, AA24

Rock slabs near Glyder Fawr, Tryfan and Glyders (T), Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 22-Aug-99, AA26