Thursday, September 10, 2015

Devil's thumb Hike near Port Douglas, Qld Australia



Great Hike.
Allow 7 or 8  hours with breaks .   3 liters water
Lunch for top of thumb.
do not do if wet weather predicted - check weather report !
 cause of steep muddy descent.

2-3 hours from carpark (near Karnak playhouse, Wynbeal)
to the open area (fern patch)  965m   . Steep ! good views here.

then up and down a bit -  along ridge to thumb, follow orange tape thru thin trees.
some basic scrambling. Go Around the back of the thumb and climb up using small tree.
1.5 hrs, 1 hr return to open area.

Bring a stick/ 2 trekking poles for steep and jarring descent. 1,5 hrs.


Anonymous said...

Un bonjour des la Bolivie!
Your blog is very interesting whit pretty photos.

Marcus said...

Just to get the facts straight: this hike was done on the 12th July 2015. I was one of the hikers.