Larapinta Trail - Updates

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General - There are now a large number of tiny campsites (one or two tents) scattered along the trail - they are too numerous to individually describe.
All the shelter huts except Simpsons Gap have solar powered USB charging stations

Section 3 and 4, Mulga Camp has been moved one km to the west.
Section 8 - the descent (or ascent) from Brinkley Bluff to Stuarts Pass has been re-routed with many zig-zags and is now 1.4km longer..
Section 8 and 9 - a three sided shelter with open bunks and water tank has been constructed at Birthday Waterhole Junction.
Section 10 and 11 - Hugh Gorge, a three sided shelter with water tank has been constructed west of the creek.
Section 12 and 13 - Ellery Creek, the track has been moved to the north side of the Heavitree range. A shelter hut has been built at Elllery Creek North and the locked food drop site has been moved to Serpentine Gorge.
Section 14 and 15 Serpentine Chalet, another three sided shelter hut has been built. This brings the number of shelters along the trail to six. Tents are still needed.
P
age 158, Transport - Alice Wanderer website has changed to larapintatransfers.com.au  New operators are 

www.emurun.com.au   www.treksupport.com.au and  .outbacktourservices.com.au

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Last updated : February 23rd 2021