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The Tarkine Hotel’s ‘General Store’ at Corinna

At the ‘General Store’ end of the Tarkine Hotel: ‘Hi. We are booked into the Corinna Wilderness Resort but we can’t find it’.  ‘What is your name? We’ll have your booking here.’ Jeanette and I were excited about our walk … Continue reading

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Arriving in Corinna on the Pieman River

The walk down Mt Donaldson was fast and easy as the track widened and flattened. We were exhilarated as we returned to the car with its dusty messages. These made us laugh and furthered our buoyant mood. Of course, my … Continue reading

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Rating the Mt Donaldson walk

We were surprised that a walk on this mountain track is rated as moderate to difficult; in our experience this was one of the easier walks in bushland we have encountered in Tasmania. While there are no directional or explanatory … Continue reading

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Poetry from Mt Donaldson

Of course we weren’t the first and won’t be the last to walk up Mt Donaldson.  It was a complete treat when I discovered a poem written by Philip Harrington and published on the Bob Brown Foundation website here with … Continue reading

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To the top of Mt Donaldson

My feet were not carrying me well so I insisted Jeanette summit the mountain on her own. Her video records part of her climb experience. Half an hour later I heard the sound of ecstatic “Cooee” calls coming from the … Continue reading

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Our first views of the Pieman River

The majority of the climb up Mt Donaldson crosses exposed ground with ankle high vegetation growing beside a stony track that winds around the lower slopes of the mountain. With the openness comes sensational views across thousands of hectares of … Continue reading

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Starting the climb up Mt Donaldson

The first section of the walk is almost flat with the slightest of uphill inclination –  for me this is the best!  The track is edged by myrtles and laurels and other native plants. I loved this deliciously pleasant experience … Continue reading

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