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Top 5 Multi Day Hikes in WA

Postby InspirationOutdoors » Mon 21 Oct, 2013 5:13 pm

Let the debating begin!

http://www.inspirationoutdoors.com.au/1 ... ralia.html

We have the Stirling Ridge Walk as our number one. Love to hear your opinions.

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Re: Top 5 Multi Day Hikes in WA

Postby agistachys » Wed 13 Nov, 2013 5:37 pm

Haven't done that much walking in the west really but to get the ball rolling here's four good ones to add to Stirling Ridge walk:
Bibbulmun South Coast section
C Leeuwin to C Naturaliste
Kalbarri Gorges (before the freshwater pools evaporate & dry up)
Karajini through walk (as done by Willis's Walkabouts

That's not including the plethora of options in the Kimberleys.
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Re: Top 5 Multi Day Hikes in WA

Postby mcjrhl » Wed 04 Dec, 2013 1:22 pm

Just finished the Ridge Walk. Number 1 for sure!!
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Re: Top 5 Multi Day Hikes in WA

Postby Aushiker » Tue 10 Dec, 2013 7:49 pm

For real bushwalkers :) ... The Fitzgerald River National Park ... eight days of amazing scenery, river swims, beach walking and bleeding ... no tracks here, well there is the odd overgrown fire trail if you are lucky :)

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Re: Top 5 Multi Day Hikes in WA

Postby Rossbro » Sat 27 Jan, 2018 11:13 am

Hi andrew
Can you elaborate please? Where did you start / finish? How long? Type of terrain? Scrub bashing?
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Re: Top 5 Multi Day Hikes in WA

Postby Aushiker » Wed 31 Jan, 2018 11:33 am

Rossbro wrote:Hi andrew
Can you elaborate please? Where did you start / finish? How long? Type of terrain? Scrub bashing?


It has been a few years now but we walked from Four Mile Beach in the east, leaving the coast at Gardner Inlet [?] in the west to walk out to Quaalup Homestead. The basics of the walk as it was then is described in the now out of print book Forests on Foot by Kathy Meney and P Brown. It was published by the Campaign to Save Native Forests 1n 1985.

The walk then was completely off-track, walking either beaches or the ridgeline through low scrub in the main. Sometimes we picked up old 4WD tracks which where not to badly overgrown. Long pants where handy to reduce the bleeding as where gloves. Only time I have ever walked wearing gloves :)

Water drops where required. We did them at Hamersley Inlet and at Quion Head.

Things have changed a bit now. There are now two walk trails [Hakea Walk Trail and Mamang Walk Trail] in the park which could be utilised plus there is a link trail to the Hammersley Inlet day area which makes getting to a water drop so much easier. Also there are now more widely used 4WD tracks that could possibly be used to make one's way along the coast a bit easier.

Basically we followed the coast for the eight days of walking.
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Re: Top 5 Multi Day Hikes in WA

Postby Eljimberino » Tue 06 Feb, 2018 4:18 pm

Spot on Andrew.

For such a large state we lack over night walks.

How about 1) extending the Bibb to Esperance?
2) Extending the Bibb to Moore River from the north?
3) Joining the Cape to Cape to Donnelly River on the Southern end?
4) Joining the Cape to Cape to the Collie River on the northern end?
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