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
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
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
constructed at Birthday Waterhole Junction.
Section 10 and 11 - Hugh Gorge, a three sided shelter with water tank
constructed west of the creek.
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
the number of shelters along the trail to six. Tents are still needed.
Page 158, Transport - Alice Wanderer website
has changed to larapintatransfers.com.au
New operators are
Snail Mail Address
John Chapman, PO Box 5042, Laburnum, 3130, Australia
Photographs and text are copyright 2014-2021 John
Last updated : February 23rd 2021