Bibbulmun Track - Sullivan Rock to Mt Cooke
Western Australia - Sun 5th August 2018

Max Participants:
14
Location:
Sullivan Rock, S/E of Perth on Albany Highway, Western Australia
Date:
Sun 5th August 2018
Start Time:
8:30am
Duration:
7 - 8 hours
Non-Member Cost:
$40.00 per person
Member Cost:
$30.00 per person
Tagged:
hiking
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Join us for a full day hiking experience on the Bibbulmun Track from Sullivan Rock to Mt Cooke & Return.  This solid day walk provides a wonderful challenge for experienced walkers and for those in training for multi-day hikes (ie: Nepal, Oxfam, Camino's etc).  The hardest part of this walk is going up to the top of Mt Cooke, but it's also the most rewarding part!

 

Distance:  16.5k approx (estimated 7 - 8 hours return, including lunch break & frequent rest stops)

Difficulty:  High level of fitness and experience required. 

Bush Walk:  Grade 4 - Bush walking experience recommended. Tracks may be long, rough and very steep. Directional signage may be limited.

 

Meeting Point:   Sullivan Rock Car park off Albany Highway. We will allow 15 minutes grace time for anyone who may be running late so please plan your journey.

 

Track Notes & Directions - CLICK HERE

 

AW Guide - Sue O'Connor PH: 0403 781 803


If you'd like to join this walk, please click on the BOOK NOW BUTTON above & submit the booking form to be counted in the numbers -  Limit of 12 places available.   

 

IMPORTANT - MOBILE COVERAGE:  Please note that you may or may not have a mobile signal as you get closer to Sullivan Rock car park & we cannot guarantee that our Adventurous Women Guide will have signal either if she is already at the car park waiting for you, so if for any reason you cannot make it on the day or you're running late, ring or (preferably text) well ahead of the starting time to ensure she gets the message.

 


Gallery

Enjoying a Rest
Trail Head Bibbulmun Track
In one of the Bibb Track Shelters

Location

Please note map locations and route are approximate only

Includes

Experienced Bush Walking Guide

Comprehensive First Aid Kit

Insurances & PLB

Yummy Morning Tea

Photo's of your day on the trail

Paruna Wildlife Sanctuary Entry Fee - $5pp

Excludes

Transport to/from Sullivan Rock Car-Park (Contact us if you wish to car pool)

Lunch - (BYO)

What To Bring/Wear

- Minimum 3 litres of water

- Sturdy shoes/boots with good grip

- Sun Hat, Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellant

- Binoculars and camera (optional)

- Snacks and lunch

- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions including a water/windproof jacket

- Personal Medication/First Aid kit

- Walking Poles (optional)

- Tissues / Wet Ones (for toilet breaks in the bush)

- Something to carry your rubbish out (nothing gets left behind Leave No Trace)

More Information

As part of our sponsorship agreement with the  Oxfam Trail Walker Event  to be held in Perth this year, we are happy to provide this walk free of charge to any female who is a registered participant of this event to assist with your training.  All you need to do is click on the BOOK NOW Button, fill out your details so we know you're coming along and provide us with your Oxfam Trail Walker proof of rego.

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Good day out with great views and some hill and terrain challenges which was good training for Oxfam trail ! Our guide Sue was excellent and hadn’t realised we’d get real coffee and home baked treats on top of Mt .Cuthbert!

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