Thursday, September 10, 2015
Devil's thumb Hike near Port Douglas, Qld Australia
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.