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Lockyer Np

PostPosted: Sat 11 Sep, 2021 7:48 pm
by ofuros
Dry Sandstone gorge country...looks interesting. :wink:
Checking access points.

Hot walking even in early spring. If there's no pools left in the creeks, a cool season exploration may be a better option.

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Re: Lockyer Np

PostPosted: Sun 12 Sep, 2021 9:03 am
by Aardvark
Looks like a re-naming of Helidon Hills.

Re: Lockyer Np

PostPosted: Sun 12 Sep, 2021 9:20 am
by ofuros
Somewhere different, not to far from Brissy, to stretch the legs & clear the mind. :wink:

Re: Lockyer Np

PostPosted: Mon 13 Sep, 2021 2:43 pm
by tomh
Walked more than once some years ago but can recommend
https://www.wikiloc.com/hiking-trails/paradise-creek-and-white-mountain-13853621
also described in 'Bushwalks in the Toowoomba Region' Helidon Hills Walk 12 Route B in the 1993 edition (although Wikiloc refers to 'Walk 14' - different edition?)

Re: Lockyer Np

PostPosted: Mon 13 Sep, 2021 3:19 pm
by ofuros
Thanks for the recommendation, Tomh.
Walk 13 in the 3rd edition (2001) is the White Mt & Paradise Ck route.
Walk 14 is Alice & Murphys Ck (same edition).
There's also a 4th edition (2009) with more walks.

Hopefully there's some water left in the creeks for a swim if it gets too hot. Couldn't see the creek bed from my vantage points.

Re: Lockyer Np

PostPosted: Thu 23 Sep, 2021 1:31 pm
by tomh
References are from the Wikiloc marked trail and profile
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The rise at '1.7mi' and '1,150ft'

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The cliff edge at '3mi' and '1,368ft'

Re: Lockyer Np

PostPosted: Fri 24 Sep, 2021 7:14 am
by ofuros
Teaser pics always appreciated...thanks Tomh. 8)