Car Camp -Trevor's Memorial walk to Black Jack Fire Tower, grade 3, 10-15 km.

From April 26, 2024 3:00 pm until April 28, 2024 3:00 pm
Posted by Iris Joss
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Car camp  Friday night at clover flat  rest area on the Tooma Rd. If not camping on Friday meeting Saturday 9 am at Manjar track on the Tooma Rd. ( on the way to Cabramurra)   On Saturday we drive to Manjar track and walk to the Black Jack Fire Tower. Trevor's favourite  mountain. He could see this mountain from his home.     In Trevor's honour, after lunch  we will  ALL drink a cup of his favourite brew, International Roast coffee and some of the favourite chocolate, Rum and Raisons. 

 On Sunday we walk to Patons Hut, 6km return ,grade 3.

   What to bring:  bring a Mug, milk and sugar for the the best coffee according to Trevor....International Roast. There is a creek for water at the camp site.  

Clover Flat is not on google map. to get there coming from Corryong towards Khancoban. Turn left on to Swampy plains Rd. (towards Cabramurra) Clover Flat is on the left side some 20 km up the rd.

  For the Walk! We can drive all the way to the gate if we like and walk 1.3 km from the gate to the tower.

BYO wood for camp fire!

GRADE 3

Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Track may have short steep hill sections, a rough surface and many steps.

 

  Car Camping As for Day Walks and / or Day Walking in the Alps       Day Walking / XC Skiing / Snowshoeing in the Alps Activities in the Alps require additional safety equipment due to the fact that weather can change really quickly from benign to dangerous Current Medical Information Form - LOGIN FIRST  and then it can be FOUND ON THE WEBSITE HERE  Water - 2 litres recommended - exercise in the Alps uses prodigious amounts of fluid Sunscreen Gloves and hat Sufficient food bearing in mind the distance and duration of the event (snacks for morning and afternoon tea and lunch) Suitable clothing and footwear - note denim pants are uncomfortable Wet weather waterproofs, jacket and pants Thermal top and bottoms Walking poles Gaiters Basic first aid kit including your specific medication eg asthma applicator Torch or headlamp for contingencies Whistle Toilet paper, towel and sanitiser A set of dry clothing in a separate bag to be left in the car to change into if you get wet   GRADE 3 Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Track may have short steep hill sections, a rough surface and many steps. Day Walking Current Medical Information Form FOUND ON THE WEBSITE HERE Water - up to 2 litres recommended for a full day walk Sunscreen Gloves and hat Sufficient food bearing in mind the distance and duration of the event  Suitable clothing and footwear - note denim pants are uncomfortable Wet weather waterproofs, jacket and pants Walking poles Gaiters Basic first aid kit including your specific medication eg asthma applicator Torch or headlamp for contingencies       What to Bring LINK   Walks Grade LINK