Lake Lonsdale - 7-11 November 2023


This is where we went; Jardwadjali Country.


Lake Lonsdale.




Having a dip.


Trying his luck.


Camp by Lake Lonsdale.




Thanks to Len for gifting me this upgrade on my original mesh tent.




Pillow view of dawn.


Driving through Ledcourt State Forest.


Cutting across towards Briggs Bluff.




Golton Gorge.






Hollow Mountain.




The way is up.




Hollow Mountain summit.


Taipan Wall of Mt Stapylton.


Mt Zero.


Amazing that this tree could grow and thrive on rock.


Scenes from the Hollow Mountain walk.






Gulgurn Manja Shelter.








Mackenzie River Valley.


Descending Flat Rock with Mt Zero in the background.


Ngamadjidj Shelter.






Perched.


The other side of Mt Stapylton.


Descending Coppermine Track.


Mt Difficult.


Clematis Falls.


Lake Fyans and the Fyans Valley.


Lake Lonsdale in the distance.


Looking down on Halls Gap and Lake Bellfield from the path up to Chatauqua Peak.


The final ascent to Chatauqua Peak.


Chatauqua Peak summit.




The Elephant's Hide.


Venus Baths.




Halls Gap Botanical Gardens.


Family of emus running along the track.


Echidna.


Ladybug.


Eastern Rosella.


Swans.


Exploring Jallukar Nature Conservation Reserve.


It doesn't look like this place is often visited.




Lake Fyans and the Mt William Range.


Driving though Devils Garden State Forest.


Perhaps some bush tucker?


Grass trees.




Christmas themed leaves.




Wildflowers.






Change of scene to Wombat State Forest.


Tackling some tracks in search of a campsite.


Wombat Creek Dam.


Returning to camp at the site of the old Wheeler's Saw Mill, where we were last at during the height of the COVID pandemic.






Lerderderg River.




Sunset.