187-Trail Volunteering

Show notes

Whether you walk trails only a few kilometres long or are into big trails many hundreds of kilometres in distance the next time you put feet to the ground spare a thought for how the trail gets there and manages to stay in such good condition. While the state governments play a role in both the construction and maintenance of trails much of the work is done by volunteers; those unsung hero’s who quietly get on with the job so that we who hike them, can do so in a comfortable fashion.

In this episode we talk to two trail volunteer groups about the role they play in proposing, building, and maintaining their respective trails.

Podcast Overview

  • Podcast Introduction
  • Episode Introduction (time index 0:01:29)
  • Heysen Trail Volunteers (time index 0:02:22)
  • Lavander Federation Trail Volunteers (time index 0:29:52)
  • Gill and Tim final thoughts (time index 0:01:01)

Close (time index 1:13:27)

Friends of the Heysen Trail

If you want to find out more about volunteering or for that matter walking on the Heysen Trail then here are some useful links:

 Other links for Potential Thru-Hikers seeking planning information:

Melanie from Friends of the Heysen Trail

Heysen Trail north Flinders

Heysen Trail Wonoka Creek

Heysen Blowhole Beach south coast

Lavander Federation Trail

If you want to find out more about volunteering or for that matter walking on the Heysen Trail then here are some useful links:

 Other links for Potential Thru-Hikers seeking planning information:

Graham Hallandal in the Australian Alps

Erecting a stile near Mintaro on the Lavander Federation Trail

Walking the Lavander Federation Trail

Truro Gorge Lavander Federation Trail

Gum Gully Lavander Federation Trail

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