Picaninny Gorge, Bungle Bungle Ranges

Arriving half-cocked at the Purnululu ranger station at twenty to five, hurriedly shown the park-issued hiking literature we signed away our waivers (you understand it’s a remote and potentially dangerous hike: yes; you understand you are responsible for your own navigation: yes; enjoy your hike—oh, do you have a satellite phone?). The drive in took…