Geoff Meates (geoff)

Completed: 28 September 2012

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Geoff Meates
geoff
  • Start date: 3 August 2012
  • Age When Completed: 62
  • Direction Walked: North to South
  • Others in Group:

    Dolly Meates, Nancy, Doog

General Comments

Great improvements made to shelters since our last E to E in 2008: drains under tank taps; wood chips for flooring; varnished marine ply replacing decrepitating particle board

Food/Supplies Comments

Three Ways at N Bannister a bit of a disappointment after 8 days on trekking food. Tavern closes early (6:00pm), doesn’t stock red wine any more and last food orders before 5:00pm

Favourite Section

Walpole-Peaceful Bay

Highlights

Surviving many hail storms together with

Personal Reactions

Clears the head, tones up the fitness, trims the weight and lowers the cholesterol

Wildlife

Red-tailed black cockatoos in abundance; many other bird species; numerous dugite and tiger snakes; kangaroos; wallabies; one echidna

Your Best Equipment

Boots - no blisters etc

Your Worst Equipment

Rain gear - tended to leak

Advice for Others

Take a day off in the towns to recuperate, enjoy the attractions and solid food