Australian Alps Walking Track 2004
For 50 days in November/December of 2004 Karen, Richard and Adriaan Homburg will be attempting to complete a full crossing of the Australian Alps Walking Track, which runs from Canberra to Walhalla in Victoria and covers almost 700km.
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As well completing this huge personal challenge, they are aiming to raise money for Conservation Volunteers Australia, a non-profit organisation whose aim is to attract and manage a force of volunteers in practical conservation projects for the betterment of the Australian environment. Some of their conservation projects include:
- Building and maintenance of walking tracks
Removal of weeds
Tree planting and regeneration projects
Assistance with wildlife research
Visit Conservation Volunteers Australia for more information.
Walk Facts and Figures:
|Walk Dates||30 Oct 2004 – 18 Dec 2004|
|Total Distance Walked||approx 700km (official distance of 683km plus side trips)|
|Average daily distance||16.3km|
|Maximum daily distance||23.5km|