My South Coast Track Adventure – Melaleuca to Cockle Creek (82km – 6 days)

Posted by on May 1, 2014 in Blog |

I believe there is a difference between Bushwalking and Adventuring. A bushwalk I believe is a journey from A to B. The word adventure comes in when you start to add variables. The South Coast Track is an adventure, as the variables can dictate your trip.  These variables include inclement weather, flooded rivers and creeks and track conditions.  It is because of this I wanted to write a blog so others can get a glimpse of what this kind of walk is like and why I do what I do.   The South Coast Track is recommended to be walked from west to east. The start of the track begins at Melaleuca, a remote airstrip deep into the South West on the banks of Bathurst Harbor.  Melaleuca has two basic huts, a bird watching platform and a family home owned by the King family who commenced mining at Melaleuca in the 1930’s. A mistake that is often made is that walkers worry too much about the horizontal distance covered. Kilometers don’t mean much in Tasmania, some sections of the state you can cover 25km in a day quite comfortably, but depending on the terrain, you may only be able to cover 3 or 4 km in a day. The wildlife on the South Coast Track isn’t as abundant here as other sections of Tasmania, due to the ruggedness of the terrain and the weather, but still didn’t keep the rats from eating into one of our packs to get to the food. There is no mobile phone reception here either, just you and Mother Nature.   Day 1 – Melaleuca to Cox Bight My partner Leon and I Left Par Avion Airport, got great aerial view of some of the track that we walked over. Once arriving into Melaleuca, a quick look at the old and new huts then off we went. Left at 2pm along board walk over the buttongrass plains. Half way there it decided to pour down with rain, so the gore-tex coats had to come out. I didn’t really want to get wet on the first day, it makes the pack and things heavier and uncomfortable.  My feet started to hurt fairly early, probably because I hadn’t walked in a while and the boards can be bit hard on the feet. There was bit slosh and mud and the first day of walking always seems hard to get back into the swing of things with backpack and boots, and this time having to last 6 days my pack was heavier than what I normally would carry for fewer days. It was about on dark when we arrived at camp site at 5pm, so had to...

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Book – Why Men Made Me Fat

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 in Book |

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Posted by on Sep 19, 2013 in Uncategorized |

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Posted by on Aug 7, 2013 in Testimonials |

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