Our Heysen Trail walk was cancelled today due to wet roads, so Graham and I drove down to Mambray Creek - thank goodness for the car hey - and walked the Hidden Gorge hike. It didn't rain.
Pretty glad we went for the walk though, 16.9km over 5 hours. Hidden Gorge was magnificent, we even saw a Yellow Footed Wallaby with a striped yellow tail. Graham and I both took falls on the slippery rocks through Hidden Gorge.
This was a special hike, this is the same hike I did with the guys when I was 17 over a hot Easter, I guess one of my first hikes, certainly the longest I had done before. Back then we did in jeans or trackies with some regular backpacks and water bottles. How it changes ha?
Back on the Heysen Trail tomorrow.
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- Distance: 16.9km
- Odometer: 41.49km
- Start time: 8.20am
- End time: 1.24pm
- Moving duration: 3h 46m
- Stationary duration: 1h 15m
- Moving average: 4.5km/h
- Overall average: 3.4km/h
- Max speed: 10.5km/h