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A small group of Harrisdale Year 9 students from the newly formed "Bibb Track Club" travelled to the south coast to help maintain an 8km stretch of the Bibbulmun Track in between Peaceful Bay and Denmark.17 June 2021
Walkers travelling between Denmark and Albany frequently consider using an alternative route across the sandbar between Ocean Beach and the Nullaki Peninsula. While popular and efficient, this route has never been formalised and is currently discouraged by DBCA and the BTF.14 June 2021
"For National Reconciliation Week 2021, our Kindergarten children donned their hats and shoes and set out on a Bibbulmun adventure. We decided a walk to Albany might be a bit much to begin with (though anyone with a four-year-old knows they would have given it a crack!) Instead, we decided to bring the experience to our centre's yard."3 June 2021
The Bibbulmun Tack winds its way through Nyoongar Boodjar and we are continually astounded at the beauty and wonder of this incredible country. We recognise that we have an important role to play in reconciliation and we are committed to working through an appropriate reconciliation planning process.27 May 2021
About 80 Bibbulmun Track Foundation volunteers gathered at the Mundaring Weir Hotel on Saturday, May 22 for an afternoon tea in celebration of National Volunteer Week. National Volunteer Week is an initiative of Volunteering Australia. Held in May every year, it is a time to celebrate the significant contribution made by volunteers to social, cultural and environmental activities.25 May 2021
Our Office Volunteers are a key group of people who commit to one day per week to support the Foundation staff in keeping the organisation running.17 May 2021
Hiking poles lost last July (2020) about 10 Km north of Balingup.
Wanted, an Aarn pack, 55l or larger with a long back and medium hip belt.
Tyvek is widely used as a groundsheet for protecting the bottom of your tent. It is breathable, waterproof but very tough.
It is made from high density polyethylene fibres and has a similar feel to paper with a high strength to weight ratio. See www.bushwalk.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=53&t=23794&mobile=on for a discussion on the difference.
Sold per metre off a 2.7m wide roll.
61g per square metre, white.
$20 per metre for BTF members.
$25 per metre for non-members.
Technical data sheet available at https://insulation.com.au/data-sheet-download?pid=4459.
This style (homewrap) is more waterproof, more durable and therefore longer lasting than the 1443r style of Tyvek (which is more suited to waterproof stuff sacks).