Par Eliasson

Completed: 29 November 2017

  • Start date: 20 October 2017
  • Age When Completed: 58
  • Direction Walked: North to South

General Comments

Fantastic track. Well organized with shelters, water and toilets.
Poorly signposted across the plains.

Food/Supplies Comments

Good resupply possibilities in towns. I regularly carried too much food. DRV has a delightful general store.

Favourite Section

Walpole to Denmark.


Seeing the ocean for the first time. The majestic karri and tingle forests. Wildflowers and animal life.

Personal Reactions

I had no idea there was so much wilderness in SW WA. At one stage it was five days without seeing another person.


Heaps. Snakes, echidnas, roos, wallabies, lizards, emus, birds…..

Your Best Equipment

My hiking sticks, my self-supporting tent.

Your Worst Equipment

My ‘good’ shoes, that imploded after 35 days.

Advice for Others

Go light! Take your time.