- When: Sunday 17 June 2018 at 10:30am to Sunday 17 June 2018 at 1:30pm
- Where: Near Mundaring Weir (check your web profile for details once you have booked) to Near Mundaring Weir | Section/s: The Darling Range
- Rating: Beginners | Category: Social Sunday Walks
Today we walk approximately7.5km return from near the Mundaring Weir to Ball Creek Campsite.
The campsite and the creek are named after a local farmer in the area. We walk through mixed jarrah forest with marri and wandoo and some pine plantation on our walk.
We also pass through the Perth Hills National Parks Centre which is a popular hub for walkers, cyclists and tourists.
Ball Creek campsite has picnic tables, a typical Bibbulmun Track shelter, water tank and a bush toilet (byo toilet paper!).
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My acquaintance with the Bibbulmun Track goes back to the mid 1980s. We walked most of the old alignment. On blistered feet and aching legs we learnt valuable early lessons about hiking. The children came along and my walking adventures adapted to suit their little legs. As they have moved onto their own adventures I found more time to return to my own, including walking the Bibb Track. The Bibb Track really is a world class asset. People from all over the world come here to walk it. I know. I have spoken with many out on the Track. I am keen, as a Bibb Track vollie, to share some of my passion, knowledge and skills with others who can then enjoy our wilderness for themselves and in turn share it with others.
I was introduced to the Bibbulmun Track in 2009 by a friend who is the maintenance volunteer for Hewett’s Hill Campsite. I took part in the Bibbulmun Team Challenge in 2009 and I was hooked! I signed up as a volunteer to experience it to the fullest and to help others enjoy this wonderful asset. I grew up in the country and have always loved the bush so I reconnected in a big way. I completed my end to end in early 2012 .In December 2012 I became the maintenance volunteer for West Cape Howe Campsite. Experiencing the Track and meeting other hikers gives me such a buzz. I hope to continue as long as I can and share it with others.