A stunning day bushwalking to Cape Hauy

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A stunning day bushwalking to Cape Hauy

Postby stoogest » Mon 09 Nov, 2015 9:45 pm

Earlier this year we managed to pick an absolutely cracking day to drive out to the Tasman Peninsula and complete the Cape Hauy bushwalk.

Such spectacular scenery, particularly at the edge of the escarpment looking out towards the cape, but also at the top of the cliffs. I can't believe it's taken us ten years to finally do this walk!!

For the full write up, and a heap of photos, drop by the blog here - Two Clowns Tripping

To whet your appetite, here's a couple of pics...

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Re: A stunning day bushwalking to Cape Hauy

Postby wayno » Tue 10 Nov, 2015 11:58 am

superlative views along the coast, massive amount of work went into making that track, amazing quality steps up and down the hillside they made out of the rocks...
from the land of the long white clouds...

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Re: A stunning day bushwalking to Cape Hauy

Postby stepbystep » Tue 10 Nov, 2015 12:34 pm

Wildflowers are utterly stunning presently. Walked Capes Hauy and Pillar just last week, never seen such a display in Tassie. Oh and the views are pretty nice too...
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Re: A stunning day bushwalking to Cape Hauy

Postby stoogest » Tue 10 Nov, 2015 4:13 pm

Seeing those flowers in bloom would be an interesting point of difference!

I know what you mean Wayno, we were calling it the Cape Hauy Highway!! :D

It's interesting to note that while that is a brilliant standard for a bushwalking track, during our time in Japan and South Korea we found that they build many of their tracks to a similar standard. Their stonework in particular is amazing, piecing together and fitting rocks together like a jigsaw to give the perfect incline. Really well thought out and a pleasure to walk.

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Re: A stunning day bushwalking to Cape Hauy

Postby wayno » Tue 10 Nov, 2015 4:26 pm

japan didnt use wheeled transport much until the european influence took over, part of the reason so much effort went into their walking trails, they were as valuable as roads
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Re: A stunning day bushwalking to Cape Hauy

Postby stepbystep » Tue 10 Nov, 2015 4:43 pm

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Re: A stunning day bushwalking to Cape Hauy

Postby ofuros » Tue 10 Nov, 2015 6:15 pm

Nice ! 8-)

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Re: A stunning day bushwalking to Cape Hauy

Postby stoogest » Tue 10 Nov, 2015 6:46 pm

Great photos there Dan!!
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