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…

Wilsons Promontory

Photos from a recent 3 day hike at Wilsons Prom, Victoria. The Route view my Wilsons Prom hike PDF brief: Day 1 Distance: 18.1km Elevation gain/loss: 786, -808 Max elevation: 277 Start: Trailhead (Telegraph Saddle car park) End: Roaring Meg campsite Estimated time: 7 hours (5 to camp, 2 return to southern point) possible deviations:…

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…

Northbrook Mountain

The Aquila Loop, D’Aguilar NP   THE LOOP The Aquila Loop is a a rough circuit using a number of tracks in D’Aguilar National Park, SE Queensland, including Joyners Ridge Road, England Creek Road, and Lawton Road. The two day walk took us from Mt Glorious down Joyners Ridge Road all the way to England…

The Overland Track

Tasmania has some of the most impressive and pristine country in the world, not to mention impressive weather. Western Tasmania has the cleanest air in the world. It also has alpine plants life that live together in a planty commune to keep warm and take 30 years to regrow if trodden underfoot. It also has…