117-Hume and Hovell Track: in the footsteps of explorers

Show notes

Over the next month Gill and Tim from Australian Hiker will commence their end to end on the Hume and Hovell Track. This track, in the state of New South Wales (NSW), travels between the towns of Yass to the north and Albury to the south, for a distance of 426 km.

In this episode we provide some background to one of Australia’s lesser known long distance trails, talk about some of the logistics involved, as well as our expectations for this trip.

Once we commence this trip we will be releasing regular social media posts as well as podcasts from the trail.

Podcast overview

Hume and Hovell Track

  • Hume and Hovell’s 1824 journey
  • How did the Hume and Hovell Track come about?
    • In it’s original form
    • As it is now
  • An overview off the track
    • the trail tread and scenery
    • The infrastructure
    • The logo
    • Towns
  • Logistics
    • Burrunjuck – Boat it or walk it?
    • Food caching
    • Time of the year to walk
  • Our proposed trip
    • North to south
    • 19 days
    • Why this time of the year

Trip Podcasts and Journey Posts

We’ll add the podcasts for this trip as we progress.

  • Episode 117-Hume and Hovell Track; in the footsteps of the explorers
  • Week 1 (Still to post)
  • Week 2 (Still to post)
  • Week 3 (Still to post)
  • Week 4 (Still to post)
  • Trip wrap up (Still to post)

Read our written posts on this trip at our Journeys webpage section here

Resources

Hume and Hovell Track Website

Hume and Hovell Facebook Page

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