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COLLINS CAP _ COLLINS BONNET

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									                                                     D AY WA L K F A C T S H E E T                                                               TOUR GRADE | T2/T3




                                                     COLLINS CAP
                                                     & COLLINS BONNET
TWO PROMINENT                                        Wellington Park, forming Hobart’s dramatic backdrop, contains many secluded
PEAKS HIGH ABOVE                                     trails that offer interesting experiences within close proximity to the state’s
THE DERWENT VALLEY                                   capital city. One of these, the track to Collins Cap (1098m) and Collins Bonnet
ON THE NORTHERN                                      (1260m), on the northern edge of the Wellington Range, passes through a
EDGE OF THE                                          magnificent temperate rainforest remnant (including myrtle-beech, sassafras,
WELLINGTON RANGE                                     leatherwoods and laurels – all spared during the terrible 1967 bushfires that
                                                     engulfed most of Mt Wellington) and ascends a wet gully with several very
                                                     pretty waterfalls before climbing through a sub-alpine forest of snow gums and
                                                     yellow gums.
                                                     On a clear day, the views from the top of these two dolerite peaks are
                                                     breathtaking – New Norfolk and the Derwent Valley to the north, and Hobart and
                                                     the Derwent Estuary to the east – and well worth the effort of the final scrambles
                                                     over dolerite scree to the summits.




T1 | Well defined and wide tracks on easy   T2 | Narrower but distinct tracks which        T3 | You will experience marked but often-     T4 | Tracks are often faint or unmarked
to moderate terrain, in slightly modified   can be muddy in some places, in pristine       indistinct tracks, in very remote and wild     in remote and craggy natural areas not
natural environments. You will require a    natural environments. Facilities are minimal   areas. These challenging walks need a high     included in our schedule, however we will
modest level of fitness. Recommended for    and you will encounter few other walkers.      level of fitness and some hiking experience.   guide selected parties on these tours on
beginners.                                  These moderate tours require a reasonable                                                     request
                                            level of fitness.



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Give us a call on 1300 882 293 and we’ll                         Tasmanian Wilderness Experiences                    local call     1300 882 293
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you. Or go to www.twe.travel to check out                        GLENFERN TAS 7140                                   email          info@twe.travel
further information online.                                                                                          web            www.twe.travel

								
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