Hume and Hovell Grade 3 Walking Track From Henry Angel

From April 09, 2016 2:00 am until April 11, 2016 3:00 am
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Hi,

Want to walk in the footsteps of Hume and Hovell (or part there of?).

Overall Track details

The track starts at Cooma Cottage on the outskirts of Yass and finishes at the Hovell Tree on the banks of the Murray River in Albury.
It has three track heads (major access points and are ideal for car-based camping) approximately 100 kms apart.
James Fitzpatrick at Wee Jasper.
Thomas Boyd on the Goobarragandra River 23 kms from Tumut.
Henry Angel on Burra Creek near Tumbarumba.
FYI  Cooma Cottage was the home of Hamilton Hume.

 

This walk, we start from Henry Angel Track Head and walk to the Mannus Lake Camp Site.

Henry Angel campground

It is a very special section of the walk, one diversion to Big Hill, walk past Lake Mannus,(recently rebuilt ) to the Lake Camp site.

For travellers on the Saturday meet at Manus Track head  on the Corner of Jingelic Road and Mannus Bridge Road  8 am.  ( Very close to Mannus Creek Bridge )

There are 2 corners of Mannus Bridge Road, We want the one closest to Jingelic.

Click the image below to view more detail of the Mannus Creek bridge vicinity

mannus_creek_bridge_vicinity_Medium.jpg

 

Then we move to Lake Manus Camp and leave a car, and drive to Henry Angel Trackhead. about 15km   20 minutes


Car Camp at Trevor's Place on Friday night. (Check with Trevor) if anyone wants a social evening.  Head off Sat Morning drop a car off at Mannus Camp Site drive to henry Angel and walk on
Sat Evening a BBQ dinner at Trevors.  (Bring your own everything - Food plates etc etc )
Sunday morning Trevor will take us to Mannus Falls then we drive home.

 

Driving from Albury Wodongs  About 1hour 40  and 135 km, via Hume to Woomargama, turn off Annadale Road, then right onto Jingelic Road.  then left towards Tumbarumba. CLick the image below for more detail in Google Maps

 

 

albury_to_mannus_creek.jpg

Here is a screen grab of the walk route in blue

Henry Angel to Mannus creek nov2-2014

Hume and Hovell Web Site

H&H more reading and great pics

Grade 3 Walk

What to Bring 

BOM weather

 Info  Peter 0417 441 137

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