Ian Petty (iPlod)

Completed: 6 June 2016

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Ian Petty
  • Start date: 1 April 2016
  • Age When Completed: 68
  • Direction Walked: North to South
  • Others in Group:

    Kate (iPack), Marilyn (Bookworm), Susan (Little Caboose)

General Comments

More challenging this time due to burn damage.

Food/Supplies Comments

Getting better as town suppliers gear up.

Favourite Section

West Cape Howe to Torbay.


Getting caught in hail between Long Point and Mt Clare.

Personal Reactions

Sad to see so much fire damage but good to see the speed nature regenerates and also sights that are revealed when vegetation has gone.


Too many feral animals.

Your Best Equipment

Big Agnes Seedhouse UL2 Tent.

Your Worst Equipment

Camelbak Reservoir and reply from the manufacturer.

Advice for Others

Read ‘Red book’ for information on approaching track conditions and also leave information about track section you have just walked.