Jagungal, Mountains, Hills and Plains Approx. 73 Km Hard Walk

Date(s) - 23 Jan 2014 until 27 Jan 2014


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Leader Peter Smith-Allen
Phone (02)60271980

Thursday 23rd, Day one.  3Km
Driving to Tooma Dam, we will leave the cars and make the short walk (3km) to Paterson Hut, where will make camp for the night.

Friday 24th, Day two, 18Km
Following Dargals trail, then Hell Hole Creek trail, we cross the Tooma River a couple of times. We then head up hill to the Round Mountain trail and Derschkos hut, for the nights camp.

Saturday 25th, Day Three, Approx. 17Km
We continue along the Round Mountain trail and then turn onto the Grey Mare Fire Trail for a short distance before heading off track to Strumbo Hill. We follow the ridge-line passing Strawberry Hill, then down to the Geehi River and maybe a quick swim as we cross. We then make our way through open plains to Mawsons Hut for the night.

Day Four, Sunday 26th, Approx. 20Km
From Mawsons Hut we make our way past Tarn Bluff, McAlister Saddle, and Jagungal Saddle to the summit of Mt Jagungal. We then follow the ridge line down to the weather station, re-joining the Grey Mare Fire trail to O’Keefes Hut for the night.

Monday 27th, Day five, 15Km
We follow the Grey Mare Fire Trail for a short distance before turning onto the Farm Ridge Trail, following the ridge down to the Tumut River and then up to Round Mountain Hut. Just past here we join the Round Mountain Fire Trail for the short walk back to the cars. (Note there will be a short car shuffle between Tooma Dam and Round Mountain Trail Head.)