Brian McAuliffe

Completed: 10 April 2012

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Brian McAuliffe
  • Start date: 1 March 2012
  • Direction Walked: North to South

General Comments

The shelters are great facilities, good water, well maintained. some of the mountain walks are quite hazardous with a heavy backpack constant scrambling over rocks - Hallowell, Cooke.

Food/Supplies Comments

Good supply of basics at all the track towns.

Favourite Section

Valley of the giants.


Walking through the arbour and Big Brook Dam at Pemberton.

Personal Reactions

The track was a lot tougher than I expected.


kangaroos, possums, tiger snakes, carnaby cockatoos, feral pigs.

Your Best Equipment

My metho stove

Your Worst Equipment

Backpack- It was heavy, make sure you get the right pack and keep the weight to an absolute minimum.