For people seeking walking companions or transport for the Overland Track in Tasmania
This forum is for people seeking walking companions or transport for the Overland Track. There is a separate forum
to find walking companions and transport for other walking areas.
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Fri 24 Aug, 2018 9:36 am
As you can tell, I have pretty much just signed up to make this post as I stumbled upon this site while researching the overland track.
I have booked some flights to Launceston/Hobart, and am keen to give this a crack.
Just wondering if anyone else is going at that time of year, I'm aiming for very early Feb at this point.
30yr old Male, fit/active, relatively easy going.
Tue 18 Dec, 2018 6:54 pm
Hi mate, I’m looking to walk OLT in February if you’re still looking for companions
Wed 26 Dec, 2018 10:21 pm
Keen. I've already done the overland 8 times including winter so heaps of experience. Based in Sydney though. When were you thinking as we'd need to book departure dates soon if still available.
Fri 28 Dec, 2018 8:42 am
No OLT availability in feb now
Fri 28 Dec, 2018 3:53 pm
I'm starting on the 3rd of Feb. Anyone else doing it on the 3rd?
Mon 07 Jan, 2019 1:41 am
Yes all of January and February ( except last 2 days ) has been booked for a while. However I kept checking and last friday ( 4th Jan ) a few spots appeared obviously from some walkers cancelling. So I'm booked on the 16th of Feb if anyone is interested for company. I've walked it 6 times over many years. I have a car which is sometimes parked at Launnie airport so can drive there( I've got a house in NW Tas) but I will need to arrange transport back to the start of the walk. May get my wife to help out.
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