Mt Gillen, Alice Springs, N.T.

Just outside of the Alice Spring township is an unassuming trail, which, if followed, will lead one across a beautifully jagged landscape toward the rocky summit of Mount Gillen. The trail head is just passed the Flynn’s grave memorial (pictured left), and you can see Mount Gillen beyond. The trail snakes up the steep ridges…

Escarpment hike, Gregory NP, Northern Territory

Northern Territory Travelling along the Victoria Highway toward the Western Australia border, we stopped overnight at the Victoria River Roadhouse. Just driving here gives you a sense of the great country which occupies Gregory National Park: towering escarpments that shadow the valley through which you travel, a reminder of how much the land has been erroded over…