James Orrock (Taxman)

Completed: 2 May 2011

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James Orrock
  • Start date: 23 October 2009
  • Age When Completed: 56
  • Direction Walked: Sectional
  • Others in Group:

    Gary & Mitchell Sullivan, Chellie Hosking.

General Comments

So glad to have had the opportunity to do a sectional end to end and see the south west of Western Australia up close and personal.  Thankyou Bibbulmun Track Foundation and Volunteers and DEC staff.

Food/Supplies Comments

Advice received from Jim Baker at the Foundation as regards food and food drops and general planning for the walk was invaluable.


Monadnocks, Rame Head, Torbay and West Cape Howe.

Personal Reactions

Walking in the south west of Western Australian forests was an awe inspiring experience.


Lots of snakes in spring of 2009, lots of pepper ticks and bees in Autumn 2011.

Your Best Equipment

Trangia fuel stove.

Your Worst Equipment

Sock liners.

Advice for Others

If/when you go off track, retrace your steps and return to where you last saw a trail marker.