Conglomerate in the Tarlo River NP

Tuesday 20 February: Tarlo River National Park, Southern Section –  M/R. An off-track walk in woodlands in the south of the park. It is steep spur and gully country and we shall visit a few interesting conglomerate outcrops. Minimum distance: 11 km. Map: Chatsbury. Leader: Ian W. Transport: 272 km return (1hr 45 minutes drive each way). Limit: 8.


Distance: 12.6km | Climb: 425m | Time: 8.50am – 2.50pm (6hrs), including 60 mins of breaks | Grading: M/R; M(10)


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Track Notes

An overcast day most of the time, needing a light extra top. But very pleasant walking temperature.

After a few minutes walk along the road, we were straight into the conglomerate rock formations. No mucking around. A lovely ramble through the formations, down into the gullies and up onto the crests. The ridges were timbered, the under-story sparse, so easy walking.

The second part of the day, north of the Towrang Rd, had fewer rocks and more woodland.

A well planned and excellent day, thanks Ian and all.

Track Maps

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8 walkers – Peter C, Linda G, Meredith H, Ian H, Phillip S, VT, Ian W (leader), me.