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Tasmanian Trail Blog Posts

The adventure begins (almost)
ONLY 7 days to go! I began to feel that inkling of excitement in me about 5 days ago and[...]
Lead up – one week until start date
Sunday 23 Feb: Connecting with people day it seems. Called mum on Skype this morning and she is very excited[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Day 1
Day 1 - Ambleside to Railton 23.7km (14mi) After a later start than expected due to waiting for the RACT[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Day 2
Day 2 - Railton to Paradise 19.1km (11mi) We half reluctantly packed up knowing this will be the last real[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Day 3
Day 3 - Paradise to Mersey River 22.1km (13.7mi) We packed up camp and Paul drove me back to the[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Day 4
Day 4 - Mersey River to Leonards Road 23.3km (14.5Mi) This morning I started my day by crossing the Mersey[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Day 5
Day 5 - Leonards Road to Cluan Tiers Road & Swamp Gum Road 23.9km (14.8Mi) We drove to Meander Road[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Thank you
Anticipation versus reality while walking the Tasmanian Trail I want to thank everyone for your patience and understanding in waiting[...]
Coming Home – not as easy as I had expected
How do you readjust after 26 days on the trail? I have experienced many mixed emotions and feelings on coming[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Day 6
Day 6 - Cluan Tiers Road to Bracknell 21.2km (13.3mi) I left Paul to do the bulk of packing up[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Day 8
Day 8 - Bracknell to Cathcart Bluff, Hop Valley Road 20.6km (12.8Mi) As I walked out of Bracknell I was[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Day 9
Day 9 - Cathcart Bluff, Hop Valley Road to Poatina Intake camp on Great Lake 9.9km (5.7Mi) Hiking up Cathcart[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Day 10
Day 10 - Poatina camp on Great Lake to Pumphouse camp on Arthurs Lake 19.8km (12.3Mi) Most of todays walking[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Day 11
Day 11 - Pumphouse camp on Arthurs Lake to Miena Hotel 22.9km (14.2Mi) I debated whether to walk the suggested[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Day 12
Day 12 - Miena Hotel to Pine Tier Lagoon 18.7km (11.6Mi) Waking in the comfort of a bed and not[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Day 13
Day 13 - Pine Tier Lagoon to Jassid Shack on Bronte Lagoon 12.2km (7.6Mi) I had anticipated this day since[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Day 15
Day 15 - Bronte Lagoon to Lower Dee Lagoon  20.7km (12.1Mi) Headed off from Bronte Lagoon after a lovely rest[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Day 16
Day 16 - Lower Dee Lagoon to Ouse 23.7km (14.12Mi) Awoke today with a very stiff body that causes me[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Day 17
Day 17 - Ouse to Lake Repulse Dam 10.6km (6.10Mi) Because I walked a different route yesterday I decided I[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Day 18
Day 18 - Lake Repulse Dam to Rockmount Road 19.2km (11.1Mi) Because we had some extra time yesterday afternoon we[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Day 19
Day 19 - Rockmount Road to Glenora 23.9km (14.1Mi) Today's walking started by entering Meadowbank Private Forest Reserve and once[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Day 20
Day 20 - Glenora to New Norfolk 19.2km (11.1Mi) We managed to pack up camp before the drizzling rain set[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Day 22
Day 22 - Jefferys Track & White Timber Mt Track to Judbury 22.3km (13.1Mi) Today's walk was fraught with concerns[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Day 23
Day 23 - Judbury to Bermuda Road & Old Bermuda Road 21.2km (13.3Mi) Bermuda Road has two entry points at the[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Day 24
Day 24 - Bermuda Road & Old Bermuda Road to Hermons Road & Boney Road 21.6km (13.7Mi) The entry into[...]
Walking the Tasmanian Trail – Day 25
Day 25 - Hermons Road & Boney Road to Dover 19.4km (12.9Mi) I started the day with mixed emotions of[...]
Thank you for supporting me
To all those who managed to read any of my Walking the Tasmanian blog post I just want to say a[...]