Category Archives: Tasmania

April 14, 2016, Cradle Mountain, Day 4

Pelion Hut to Arm River Valley, 8.5 miles.  After a short rainforest traverse we are in our descent to the Arm River Valley where our trek ends in the afternoon.  We manage to take photos of a few more fungi … Continue reading

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April 13, 2014, Cradle Mountain, Day 3

Today we move from Pine Forest Moor Hut to Pelion Plains Hut, 6 miles, without a Mt. Oakleigh side trip.  The day is perfect for trekking.  We move around Mt. Pelion west to the Forth River and Pelion Plains. While … Continue reading

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April 12, 2016, Cradle Mountain, Day 2

Our goal today is another 7 miles from Barn Bluff to Pine Forest Moor Hut.  It is a little drizzly so our group starts in rain gear.  That is except for our guides.  Mitch is decked out if yellow neon … Continue reading

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April 11, 2016: Cradle Mountain, Day 1

At some point we had to come back on-line and fill in the blanks for our track on the Overland Trail in Cradle Mountain.  So here we are.  Tasmania Walking Tours hosted our 4 day jaunt on the Overland.  Basically, … Continue reading

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April 10,2016: Saffire Freycinet to Ben Lomand et al.

We pack up and have a leisurely morning at Saffire.  The rest of the day is spent with Ben Williams of  Pepper Bush Adentures making our way from Coles Bay up to Ben Lomond Mountain and on to Quamby Hoouse … Continue reading

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April 9, 2016 Sat: Saffire Freycinet

A day to relax & enjoy the slow pace of the resort with no commitments – a massage doesn’t count. So a few notes on the news here.  Aussies seem genuinely interested in the upcoming election in the US.  There … Continue reading

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April 8, 2016, Fri: Saffire Freycinet

Time to get some exercise and see more of this beautiful area which includes Freycinet National Park with some of the most beautiful bays and beaches – empty.  We completed a 6 mile hike that included Wineglass Bay (in photo), … Continue reading

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