Thursday, September 10, 2015

Devil's thumb Hike near Port Douglas, Qld Australia



Great Hike.
Allow 7 or 8  hours with breaks .   3 liters water
Lunch for top of thumb.
do not do if wet weather predicted - check weather report !
 cause of steep muddy descent.

2-3 hours from carpark (near Karnak playhouse, Wynbeal)
to the open area (fern patch)  965m   . Steep ! good views here.

then up and down a bit -  along ridge to thumb, follow orange tape thru thin trees.
some basic scrambling. Go Around the back of the thumb and climb up using small tree.
1.5 hrs, 1 hr return to open area.

Bring a stick/ 2 trekking poles for steep and jarring descent. 1,5 hrs.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015