Tasmanian Mountain Guides | Walls of Jerusalem
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Walls of Jerusalem

  • DAY 1

    • Based at our Launceston HQ
    • Briefings
    • Lectures
    • Gear prep
    • Lunch and beverages provided

  • DAY 2

    • Transfer from Launceston to the Walls of Jerusalem National Park
    • Trek to base camp
    • Establish campsite

  • DAY 3

    • Summit Mt Jerusalem
    • Return to base camp via Zion gate traverse

  • DAY 4

    • Lake Meston or Junction Lake (possibly Mt Ragoona)

  • DAY 5

    • Trek to Junction track
    • Mole creek for lunch
    • Return to Launceston

AU$1500 per person

AU$1500 per person

Ex Launceston. No local payments required

Inclusions

Full day of pre-trek introductory lessons and gear advice. Two guides, private transfers to and from the park, park fees, 3 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 3 dinners. See gear list for what we supply.

All prices are GST inclusive.
Background

The Walls of Jerusalem are part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area and are located in a remote area of the Tasmanian highlands to the East of Cradle Mountain Lake St Clair National Park. The Walls and surrounding areas are a spectacular labyrinth of tarns and alpine lakes. Columns of dolerite dominate the scenery with Pencil Pine forests and alpine meadows found along the uncrowded trekking routes.

What we supply
  • Back pack
  • Water proof pack liner
  • Tent
  • Sleeping bag and liner
  • Sleeping mat
  • Stove and fuel
  • Mug, spoon and bowl
  • Rain jacket and trousers
  • Gaiters
  • Safety whistle
  •  Food (you will have an opportunity to purchase additional snacks prior to the trek commencing)
  • Water bladder and bottle
  • Walking poles
  • First aid kit
  • Crampons or chains during winter activities

 

What you will need to bring
  • Boots (worn in, ankle high with Vibram sole or equivalent)
  • Socks x 3 pair (suitable for trekking)
  • T-shirt x 2 (Merino wool is recommended. Merino will not smell after several days of use)
  • Thermal underwear x 1 set (Merino is recommended)
  • Gloves x 2 pair (one light merino type and one wind/water proof type)
  • Walking trousers (light weight quick drying)
  • Walking shirt (light weight/long sleeved quick drying)
  • Polar fleece or down jacket
  • Tent booties (or lightweight footwear for use around camp)
  • Beanie & neck warmer
  • Sun hat (broad brimmed is recommended instead of a peaked cap)
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses (polarized is recommended)
  • Toiletries (mainly toothbrush, toothpaste and 100% natural tea tree oil which is a good antiseptic and substitute for soap and shampoo. Even biodegradable soap is unsuitable in a world heritage area)
  • Small bottle of hand sanitizing gel (Dettol 50mL)
  • Small towel (quick dry, micro travel type)
  • Head lamp and spare batteries
You may also like to bring
  • Camera (consider spare batteries)
  • Book (not too bulky)
  • Notepad and pencil
  • Lip balm
  • Soft shell jacket (lightweight and windproof)
  • Wet wipes