Bibbulmum Rats and mice

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Bibbulmum Rats and mice

Postby wilddog-1 » Mon 27 Mar, 2023 7:02 pm

Hi all ....
I am going to walk the Donnelly River village to Pemberton section of the Bibbulmum track shortly .
Does anybody know if the is any problems with rats / mice in any of the shelters along this section of the track . Nice to know so I can prevent the inevitable .
While I am at it , any ideas to get from Bridgetown to Donnelly River Village .
Steven ........
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Re: Bibbulmum Rats and mice

Postby farefam » Wed 05 Apr, 2023 12:04 am

There are issues at some shelter huts. Best thing to do is put your food in a dry bag and then hang it up from the rafters.
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Re: Bibbulmum Rats and mice

Postby wilddog-1 » Wed 05 Apr, 2023 12:27 pm

Good thought , although I hear some rats have had lessons in abseiling
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Re: Bibbulmum Rats and mice

Postby Redtail » Wed 05 Apr, 2023 1:41 pm

I believe 50lb fishing line works well. Strong enough to hold a food bag, and way too thin for rodents to climb.
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Re: Bibbulmum Rats and mice

Postby Burnsy » Thu 20 Apr, 2023 10:22 pm

Many huts have tubs available to put your food bag in overnight, you cant rely on this though as if there are many users in camp at the time there is not enough room.
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