Kathrin Heckmann

Completed: 14 October 2017

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Kathrin Heckmann
  • Start date: 21 August 2017
  • Age When Completed: 29
  • Direction Walked: North to South

General Comments

This Track is just incredibly amazing. Very well maintained but not too tame. Challenging but not too hard. Diverse but not too agitating… in the end it’s maybe just a bit too short. grin

Food/Supplies Comments

I resupplied in towns only and that was perfectly fine. Started with carrying only the necessaries and ended with avocados and red wine in my pack, haha! I love trail fitness.

Favourite Section

The first stretch from Kalamunda to Dwellingup, because every little thing was just so new and exciting! And I loved the views from the hills.


All the Track firsts! First kangaroo in the wild, first beer in first track town, first camp fire under the stars, first swim in a lake, first view of the ocean, first snake, first (...)

Personal Reactions

“Where are all the spiders everyone is talking about?” (me, all the time)


Definitely one of the best parts of this Track! I never stopped to get excited about the kangaroos and birds and snakes and (...) And on my very last day even a giant goanna showed up on the Track to say goodbye.

Your Best Equipment

My warm sleeping bag (Mountain Equipment Helium 600) and down puffy (Cumulus Incredilite Lady) for those cold spring nights.

Your Worst Equipment

None! YAY!!

Advice for Others

Never miss the opportunity to dip your feet into a cold stream or lake.