Wheelers Hut Overnight Backpack Grade 3 - 20km

From April 18, 2020 7:00 am until April 19, 2020 6:00 pm
Posted by Iris Joss
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come and join us on the annual pilgrimage to Wheeler's Hut.

Day 1 will include some steep but shortish climbs. A Steep climb out from the River on Day 2, then undulating for the rest

This is a Backpacking  grade 3 walk, 
meet 08.30 Corryong information centre
Car shuffle for end of walk to leave cars at Tooma Reservoir
Hike up Snakey Plain Trail. Lunch will be somewhere along the tack
Set up camp and enjoy the beautiful place at Wheeler's Hut
Next day after brekky  we make our way down to the Tooma river, cross over and  hike out along Dargal's Trail. Morning Tea or Lunch at Patons Hut
Bring water Shoes for the river crossing!!!!
  

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.

WHAT TO BRING 

Overnight Backpack Packing list

Current Medical Information Form FOUND ON THE WEBSITE HERE

  • Bedding 
  • Tent (sharing sections of the tent is an option)
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Bag Liner
  • Mattress
  • Pillow 
  • Bed Clothing
  • Thermals - top and bottom
  • Second layer - top and bottom
  • Warm Gloves beanie and dry socks
  • Keep clothing in a water tight bag - zip lock - dry bags etc.. 
  • Wet Weather / Cold
  • Rain jacket
  • Down jacket
  • Fleece jacket
  • Warm Gloves and Water Proof Over Glove plus a Benie or suitable walk hat.
  • Essentials
  • Tooth Brush and paste
  • Any medication ( please inform leader if necessary Allergies etc)
  • Personal first aid 
  • Water to drink and prepare meal ( some locations and walks have water on site or en route )
  • Leader should inform the group re water supply
  • Tablets for water ( be safe rather than get a bug ) ( water purification tablets )
  • Toilet paper and trowl to dig appropiate hole.
  • Food
  • Dehydrated food for weight considerations
  • 3 Meals , plus snacks.  per day.  
  • Stove (another item that can be shared) 
  • Plate and cuttlery 
  • Cup for warm drink  your choice
  • EXTRA ITEMS
    Fully charged and credit loaded up phone
    Camera
    THE LEADER MUST TAKE A RESCUE BEACON
  • The club has 1 Personal Locator Beacon and 1 emergency SPOT device and 3 First Aid Kits

Going

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