Australian Alps Walking Track

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Authors - John Chapman, Monica Chapman, John Siseman
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Copies can be purchased directly from us via PAYPAL or by sending a cheque or money order for A$42.00 or with cover A$45.00 (includes GST and postage to any Australian address) or for Overseas orders A$55.00 (includes air-mail and cover), to PO Box 5042, Laburnum, 3130, Australia. We also have clear plastic protective covers for an extra $3 each. Paypal transactions will appear in your statement as PAYPAL*JOHNCHAPMAN. NOTE - Credit cards can be used for Paypal payments - you do not have to have a Paypal account.

This is the guide for the Australian Alps Walking Track which runs from Walhalla near Melbourne to Canberra. It includes full track notes to the 660km route. An essential companion for anyone intending to walk the track. For extra information for basic planning and suggested itineraries read this page on this site.
It contains 240 pages, 175 colour photos, 51 - 1:50,000 topographic maps, ISBN 978 1 920995 06 5, 4th edition recommended retail is $42.50

Previous editions

The previous three editions were written and published by John Siseman (under his Pindari Publications name). He asked us to join with him to produce the 4th edition. This edition is a major rewrite and major redesign - it is printed in colour throughout and has 51 colour topographic maps for the entire track which will reduce the need for some of the maps where the track crosses map corners. We suggest still taking the major maps as they are more useful in emergencies when you have to leave the track to exit from the area. Gradient profiles are improved with more detail and the 175 colour photographs are placed with the text they illustrate. Where needed, notes are provided for the reverse direction from Canberra to Walhalla and there are 46 specific notes for Southbound walkers - as we walked the reverse direction in 2006 we were able to assess where extra information was needed. We considered providing full reverse notes such as done in our Larapinta Trail book - after working out the book would be close to 400 pages and weigh nearly twice as much, we realised it was not practical, most would not want to carry a book of that weight.
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  Last updated : March 9th  2020