Hammy Russell (The Russells)

Completed: 11 December 2018

  • Start date: 22 October 2018
  • Age When Completed: 48,,48,,11,9
  • Direction Walked: North to South
  • Others in Group:

    Carol Mochan,  Gordon & Amber

General Comments

Wonderful experience overall - diversions were challenging and could be better managed.  Temp campsites were poor.

Food/Supplies Comments

We set off with far too much!  Track towns can provide what is needed.

Favourite Section

We all had different favourites


North Bannister Roadhouse (a beer).  Meeting people who were unfailingly helpful . Reaching the sea.

Personal Reactions

The exercise excited the full range of emotions in all of us.


20+ snakes, lots of lizards, frogs and spiders +++emus, kangaroos, couple of other marsupials and flies and mozzies

Your Best Equipment

Fly nets, brollies, honey stove, 1st aid kits

Your Worst Equipment

Under rated sleeping bags

Advice for Others

Do it, but be prepared.