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Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Torbay July 25th 2020

Day 2 Mutton Bird to Torbay 12.4km What a sunrise! Short km day planned for 3 main reasons 7km of beach walking - not a huge deal but sometimes the sand is sinky and the gradient steep which makes it more laborious, and Torbay Inlet possibly impassable and requiring an approximately 18 km detour walk around I really want to have lunch at the coffee shop at Cosy Corner which is a short diversion from the track (didn't make it last time as it was at the beginning of the day and still closed!) So... up early but it was 07:35 before I left camp. This was good timing for a sunrise, breakfast and first morning packup, not going be so good for the tides with high tide at the Torbay Inlet. Took an hour of ... read more
Sun Still Rising
Views to Peak Head

Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Torbay June 29th 2016

Day 56 Torbay to Muttonbird 12.4km (and a bit) 7km of beach walking today including a potentially big stream and the Torbay Inlet (seasonally opened up recently by either the Water Corp or the Denmark Council). According to the tide charts high tide is at 08:00, we are on schedule for a bit after that (not much after though). It's a sunny, gusty day as Meg and I head out. A pattern has emerged- we go then Pete and Phil an hour later, we get into camp and then they appear an hour later. Works well. We are on the beach pretty quickly, sand's not too bad. The sky and sea distract us from the extra workload. Reach the first of the streams- very manageable. The second one not so much. If this one's so massive ... read more
Cosy Corner Beach Outlook
Onto The Beach

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