While this listing of walks is up-to-date at time of publishing, it is sometimes necessary to cancel or change a planned walk for reasons such as leader unavailability, closed roads or poor weather. It is also Boots N’ All policy that a minimum of 2 persons of the same gender (this can include the leader) will need to register before the walk can go ahead.

DateLocationDescriptionRatingContact Leader
Jan 11Breona TierExplore the high alpine plateau north-west of Great Lake. Expansive views, and hopefully wild flowers in bloom.Medium BESBasil Tkaczuk 6331 1155
Jan 25L.WeekendHardings FallsA leisurely exploration of the headwaters of the Swan River south of Fingal. (with SU family camp walkers) Easy-Medium Brian Roach 6344 7672
Feb 8Lady Lake***campingAn evening climb to the beautiful plateau for a night at Lady Lake Hut. This one is for women and girls!Medium (overnight) EMSMiranda Gracie 0458 175 703
Feb 22Solitary Hut at Tiger LakeExplore the alpine lakes and wilderness, and visit one man’s hideaway in the Walls of JerusalemMedium DLSMChris Langerak0409 808 152
Feb 28Cradle Mt.**Bush N’ Biscuits SU youth focus campAfter an hour’s back packing, settle in to camp at the scout hut to explore the delights of Cradle Mountain and valley. Note: limited spaces  Click here to registerEasy-Medium DEMSTom Young 0407 004 245
Mar  7-8L- weekend **Lake Explorer – Blue Peaks CircuitCamping trip to explore the area around Lake Explorer, Blue Peaks, Forty Lakes Peak and Little Throne. (partly off-track)Medium (overnight) BCELMSNik Sands
0429 387 777
Mar 7Hartz PeakCome explore what the south has to offer with the great views and breath-taking alpine scenery.   Medium 
SME
Daniel Hutchison
0457 765 907
Mar 21 Jack’s Lagoon circuitA circuit near Lake Mackenzie. Explore the many lakes and valleys in this area near Fisher Bluff.Medium DEPhil Andrew 0408 014757 or 6300 1067
Apr 4Lobster Creek  and Nells BluffPostponed – see 20th June (below)  
April 11Easter SaturdaySchool term break is 13-28 April  
Apr 25Grail Falls Fagus TimeCancelled due to pandemic restrictions  
May 9Bastion CascadesExplore the forests and spectacular waterfalls. Circuit walk returning via Stone Hut
Cancelled due to pandemic restrictions
Medium STerry Heier 6393 6671
May 23Evercreech Res. / Mathinna FallsSee the White Knights – spectacular tall gum trees on this North-East reserve. Family day & BYO Barbecue
Cancelled due to pandemic restrictions
EasyAndrew Madden 6399 3315
June 6L.WeekendTBANo walk  
June 13Montague Thumbs CircuitA tough but rewarding walk – great views of Hobart and Huon area – Wellington Falls on the way home. (from Betts Road, Longley, via Cathedral Rock)Hard
BELS 
Daniel Hutchison
 0457 765 907
June 20West Wall (Walls of Jerusalem)A brisk and icy winter visit to magnificent Solomon’s Throne,  the eastern prominence of the West Wall – Walls of Jerusalem.Medium – Hard DSLMEChris Langerak 0409 808 152
  School term break is 6-21 July  
Jul 11Duck Reach and Gorge BushlandExplore the extensive bushland tracks and unexpected views right within our city limits.Easy-Medium SJohn Potts 0418 576 011
Jul 25Visuals EveningPast glories, future challenges – a pleasant evening of slides, photos and interesting peopleVery easy & relaxing!Basil Tkaczuk 6331 1155
Aug  8TBA   
Aug 22moved from 4 AprilLobster Creek  and Nells BluffHiggs Track, to Lady lake and descend into top of Lobster Creek Gorge to view seldom seen beautiful rainforest and very large pencil pines. Return via Nells Bluff if time. Medium  EMSJohn Tabor 6428 6512
Sept 5Copper Cove
(changed date)
Explore the northern coast from Badger Head to a delightful secluded cove with colourful rocks and interesting views on the way.Easy-MediumMiranda Gracie 0458 175 703
Sept 19Drys Bluff
(changed date)
1000 metres up in less than 3km – one of Tasmania’s steepest ascents to spectacular northern views.Hard BCSEKent Lillico 0428 451 528
Sept 20(Sunday)Tamar IslandSunday afternoon stroll to a peaceful wetlands area on the very edge of the city – plenty of bird life to observe.EasyJohn Potts 0418 576011
  School term break is 28 Sept – 13 Oct  
Oct 3Wineglass PortageIron men & women invited to carry 5, 10 or 20 kg water to Wineglass Bay camp for SU Goliath camp (see next item)Fast – choose your load!Nik Sands
0429 387 777
Oct 8-11 (TBC)Freycinet SU camping trip[Scripture Union Taking on Goliath bushwalking camp] Check website after July Nik Sands
0429 387 777
Oct 10Patersonia RivuletSee the last big trees and enjoy the myrtles of this forest valley north-east of LauncestonEasyAndrew Madden 6399 3315
Oct 31L.Weekend **Lees Paddocks**campingA spectacular hidden valley surrounded by the peaks of the Cradle Mt – Lake St Clair reserve. Youth focus eventMediumDEMBen Lundie
0409 996 951
Nov 6 (Fri)PlanningMeeting to plan 2020 walks programNo mud or scrub!All available leaders
Nov 7Plateau Clifftop CircuitUp Western Creek track and follow clifftop escarpment to Lady Lake and Higgs Track. Spectacular views!Medium BEMPhil Dawson email  pidasms@gmail.com or ph.   6382 3561 after 6:30 pm
Nov 21TBAPossibly Mt. Ironstone – special request  
Dec 5Mt. MauriceIn region of Mt. Barrow. Views of the north east forests and out to the coast. Waratah and wild flowers in season!Medium SAndrew Madden 6399 3315
  School holidays from 20 Dec
Dec 28
(Monday)
Wild Upper MerseyWalk off some of that Christmas excess among the wildflowers of the beautiful alpine region south of Lk RowallanMedium
BDEMS
 Phil Dawson email  pidasms@gmail.com or ph.   6382 3561 after 6:30 pm

Key:
B    Boulder field – walkers need to be able to confidently step from rock to rock.
C    Climbing sections using rocks and vegetation as hand holds.
D    Drive distance requires early departure – usually 7:30 am
E    Exposed alpine conditions – can be dangerous in poor weather if not fully equipped – see below.
L    A long day’s walk – in excess of 3 hours each way.
M   Marshy or muddy sections – be prepared to walk with wet feet.
S    Steep incline for at least part of the way

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Bush walking can involve an element of danger.  All who participate in Boots’n’All activities do so at their own risk.  Intending walkers new to Boots N’ All must contact the leader personally unless the walk is rated “Easy” or “Family”.