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The Wilderness Wanderer's Hike Mt Gingera via the Stockyard Spur

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Corin Dam

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Cotter River, ACT 2611

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A challenging, and rewarding hike up to Mt Gingera via the Stockyard Spur.

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Let's keep moving through winter, get and keep hiking fit with our ATICA Winter Warmer Walkies.

If you enjoy a day out in nature, a challenge, and the feeling of being on top of the world, this hike is for you!

Mt Gingera is situated in the Namadgi NP. There are two options for this hike, with this being the harder and longer of the two.

This hike will see us climb the summit of Mt Gingera the second tallest mountain in he ACT, where we will be rewarded with spectacular views and an incredible sense of achievement. We may even be lucky to walk in snow.

The first few km's are a steep upward climb, and can be quite testing not to mention we have to come back down at the end.

This hike is suitable for anyone who has hiked with me before, or has some hiking experience, a reasonable level of fitness and a sense of adventure.

Parts of this trail are along management and fire trails that make hiking a little easier. But being winter, there may be quite a bit of snow around (I hope) and that can present its own challenges as it can get slippery, slushy, wet and require deeper footsteps to be taken.

If you are interested but feel unsure about whether or not this hike is something you can do, please get in touch with me. I would much rather you get out and enjoy a day in nature, challenge yourself and achieve new things. You have my support and encouragement the whole way.

When: Saturday 22nd August 2020 8:00am

Where: Corin Dam Carpark - Trail head.

(I will send you a pin the day before the hike to make it easy for you to get there and organise to meet and drive out in convoy if needed).

Duration: Allow up to 7hrs for the hike, morning tea/lunch, warm up and cool down stretching.

Distance: Approx 21.5km out and return with about 1100mtrs climb.

Grade: Hard (Grade 4)

Cost: $70 per person (includes lunch & morning tea).

Lunch consists of:

Healthy roll (vegetarian on request, grain free on request) with salad/vegetables and cold cured meat.

+ Cheese/biscuits/dip/olives

+ Fresh seasonal fruit

+ Muffin and trail mix

What you are getting:

▪️ Nutritious Snacks (trail mix/baked goodies) and lunch package.

▪️ A hot drink tea/coffee/hot chocolate.

▪️ Qualified and experienced Adventure Leader/Bushwalking Guide

▪️ Current First Aid/Remote Area First Aid

▪️ An epic day out exploring in nature.

▪️ Lots of laughs and good times with like minded people.

What to bring/wear:

▪️ Sturdy worn walking shoes or hiking boots

▪️ Raincoat/wind proof jacket

▪️ Hat

▪️ Sunscreen

▪️ 2 - 3 litres of water

▪️ Any preferred snacks.

▪️ Small backpack/bladder pack for water. It's also good for keys, phone and snacks.

▪️ Camera/phone

▪️ Personal medication

▪️ Sunscreen

It is cold. Good socks: merino wool or something similar to keep your tootsies warm, gloves, neck sock, and head bands are all things that can help with keeping comfortable.

Gaiters would be a good accessory for this hike and an extra layer for the summit as it can get quite cool and windy up there.

Weather:

I will update the weather forecast the day before just to ensure we can all be prepared. It is best to layer dress. It's easier to de-layer and to warm up/cool down and layers are easier to carry in your back pack.

The day will only be cancelled if the weather looks really bad and or dangerous.

I will also be in touch with everyone coming via both the Wilderness Wanderer's FB group and email to confirm any last minute details.

If you haven't joined the FB Group and wish to do so, you can join here >> http://bit.ly/ATICAWildernessWanderers

If you have any questions about this day hike, please contact Candi on 0410451809 or email on aticawildernessadventures@gmail.com

Can't wait to get out and wilderness wander with you!

Love Candi 🌱

Refund/Cancellation Policy can be found here: https://aticawilderness.com/refund-policy/

Waiver/Liability can be found here: aticawilderness.com/waiver/

This form will need to be signed and sent back prior to the event and is held to be binding and apply to each ATICA Wilderness event I attend for 365 days from the date first signed.

Please note: By joining ATICA Wilderness you, the attendee freely and voluntarily assume all risks of such Injuries and Damages.

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