Larapinta Trail - Updates

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Updates for 2015, Edition 2, Larapinta Trail guide book by John Chapman and Monica Chapman.

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.
Ellery Creek - page 108 and 117. Some have thought that camping in the creek bed is free. Sorry but fees apply to camp anywhere at Ellery Creek and this is also stated in Trip Planning on page 43.
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 open bunks and water tank has been constructed west of the creek.
This brings the number of shelters along the trail to six. Tents are still needed.
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