Typically I like to do hikes that are a bit more secluded, or at least not so crowded, so when I needed to cancel my hiking plans due to a closed trail I opted to swap my planned hike with a long distance urban hike that I had originally intended on doing in May.
This hike falls into two categories. Firstly, this is an urban hike taking in my hometown city of Canberra. Secondly this hike is very much a Choose your Own Adventure rather than a formal trail. While I have been thinking about this walk for around 12 years for a number of reasons, I’ve never got around to it. After a prompt by another Canberra based hiker who undertook a similar journey and the desire to do something just that little bit different this was the year and after a couple of months planning I decided to put to together a 3 day, 82km peak bagging trip taking in the key mountains and hills in the central Canberra region averaging around 27km each day. I ended up developing a route that hit 12 peaks, that could be connected in a logical sequence, and wasn’t camping based. In this podcast episode we bring you a series of recordings from our three-day adventure and towards the end of the episode discuss logistical considerations as well as what we learnt on the way.To get the best from this walk follow along with the written article at here
In this podcast episode we bring you our three day ‘choose your own adventure’ trip which we have named as the Canberra Summits walk:
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