Wheelers Hut Overnight Backpack Grade 3 - 20km

Wheelers Hut Overnight Backpack Grade 3 - 20km

From December 06, 2019 11:00 am until December 08, 2019 6:00 pm

At Snakey Plain Fire Trail

Posted by Tony Marsh



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Its been nearly 10 years since I last visited Wheeler's Hut - far too long

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 11.00 Albury railway station
Drive to Snakey Plain Trail and walk into Wheelers Hut  Lunch will be somewhere along the tack
Set up camp and enjoy the beautiful place at Wheeler's Hut
Saturday will be a day walk to Pretty Plain
Next day after brekky  we make our way down to the Tooma river, cross over and  hike out along Dargal's Trail to Tooma Dam
Road bash of about 5km back to the car at Snakey Plain


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


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
    Fully charged and credit loaded up phone
  • The club has 1 Personal Locator Beacon and 1 emergency SPOT device and 3 First Aid Kits