Update for edition 6, 2017
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Most changes result from our own trips - very few bushwalkers
ever write in and provide corrections. Only major corrections that
effect trip planning or navigation
are included here.
P 45 - fires have now been banned at all campsites in the South West including Surprise Bay and Deadmans Bay.
56 – 51.9 and 54.0km A bridge has been constructed across Milford Creek
upstream of the lagoon. New tracks that avoid the walk along the dune
been cut on both sides to the bridge..
- 45.4km Just before exiting onto rocks, a track has been cut through
the scrub that enters the beach 150m south of outlet of Murgab
Removes some awkward rock hopping along the coast.
87 - Spring River to Farrell Point, distance is 13,3km, not 3.3km
P 87 - 44.3km - The old log bridge has broken, use the new bridge as described
P 91 - 65.0km If Melaleuca Creek is flooded, it is better to wait rather attempt a crossing
207 - Lake Tahune Hut. A new 24 bunk hut has replaced the old hut. There
also several tent platforms near the hut.
- There has been minimal track work in the last few years so expect
some tracks to be at times muddy and heavily braided.
large fire has burnt the access to Lake Rhona as well as the area around all of the northern lakes in the Denison
Range (page 195). I expect there will be no access alowed to the lake
for the rest of the 2019 summer.
Also there has been a large fire near Mt Anne, damage tot eh circuit is unknown at this stage.
Track, much of the centre section of the Huon Track has been burnt, I
expect access tot he track to be closed for the rest of the summer.
For other areas, until the fires get put out (by rain) we will not fully know of any other damage to popular walking areaa,
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