This was my first walk in Tasmania. It was a SUBW trip organised by Ross Bradstock. From Sydney we organised three airdrops of food. We ended up being out for 23 days. It was a fantastic trip. The original slides are starting to get a bit mouldy and the colours are fading - so I have scanned them - and here are a selection.
Above - The party at the drop-off point - Martin, Ian, Ross and Dave
Above - A cool spot for lunch on the Southern Ranges
Above - Ross ad Ian look at the Cockscomb Ridge off Mt La Perouse
Above - Ian coming up from the Pigsty Ponds
Above - Ross climbing a hill
Above - Ross looking at Pindars Peak
Above - Getting ready for the scrub, Martin, Ian and Ross
Above - Ian and Mt Victoria Cross
Above - Our campsite near Mt Wylly
Above - On the ridge heading towards PB
Above - Our campsite on Precipitous Bluff
Above - New River Lagoon
Above - New River Lagoon and Prion Beach. The "paddock" area near
the lagoon on the lower right is thick baura-tea tree scrub
Above - Great views from the summit. Martin, Ian and Dave
Above - Many hours later and after a lot of scrub - at New River Lagoon. Martin, Ian and Ross
Above - Looking back at PB
Above - We pick up our first airdrop - and here Dave has a nice large beer.
Above - Ross, Ian and Martin make sandcastles on the beach
Above - The scrub has taken its toll on our gear - and we spend the morning sewing before walking to camp at Deadmans Bay
Above - Ross on the Ironbound Range
Above - Ian at the bottom of the Ironbounds
Above - Ian and Martin on the track to Cox Bight
Above - Ross heads to Malelueca Inlet
Above - Heading for The Narrows - Bathurst Harbour
Above - Mt Rugby
Above - Ross looking for the boats. Someone had bee nrowing accross but had been blown way up the harbour
Above - campsite near the Narrows
We then spent two days walking up the Port Davey Track to Junction Creek where we picked up our second airdrop. The weather was bad on the next day.
Above - we spent the day in the shelter hut at Junction Creek .
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