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We will walk from Crafers to Mt Lofty Summit; we can now do this walk with no road walking. This trail gives cool breezes as we walk in front of the mountain where we follow the meandering trail through Cleland Conservation Park. There is a short ascent of 400m to the Summit of Mt Lofty. We will stop at the summit for coffee, so do bring some money. Do bring your walking poles if you use them and good hiking boots as this trail in places can be very uneven. This hike is approx 10km and will take about 3 1/2 hours, which includes coffee time. We walk at a moderate pace; we are not a fast walking group but also not a slow group. If you are a fast walker there are other leaders who do fast walks so please do join their walk. My walks are about staying fit through summer while we wait for the hiking season to start end of April, being very mindful that it is summer so specifically fast walking is not part of my walks. My walks are also about the experience of being out in nature, not just wanting to get from point A to point B in the quickest time. A good level of fitness is required as my walks do incorporate hills. Most of this walk is in the shade. Meet in front of Crafers Hotel, in Crafers Main street. The walk leaves at 8.00am sharp
This is a repeat of a walk done on Sun Jan[masked]. The walk is along some magnificent Adelaide Southern Beaches/ coastline walk. Start at Port Noarlunga and walk south to Moana about 7km ( possible coffee / drinks break at the Deep Blue cafe), continue further south past Moana Sands Conservation Park to Maslins Beach for some of the beach and leaving to the cliffs ( prior to the unclad section unless people want to go that way! ) past Blanche Point to Port Willunga. Proposed lunch break at the Star of Greece or anywhere else in the town and return via the same route, approximately 29km round trip. As per usual extreme weather conditions especially heat may modify this walk but hoping it can be done. If the heat is extreme may modify, or cancel the walk. The beaches and water are beautiful in this part of the world so a cool swim may allow the walk to proceed even with extreme heat. Please bring plenty of water, sunscreen, hats etc.
Lets walk thru a section of the very scenic Linear Park, the walk will be at a moderate pace of approx. 5km per hour, we can tailor the distance and trails to suit members on the day. This is an easy scenic walk on a flat and sealed pathway, and of course no cars! Just a few pushbikes. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a leash no more than 2metres long , no extendable leads as they are a trip hazard to fellow walkers, and dogs must be flea and disease free. PLEASE ONLY RSVP YES IF YOU ARE DEFINATELY GOING TO GO, IF FOR SOME REASON YOU CANT GO, THEN PLEASE REMEMBER TO CHANGE YOUR RSVP TO NOT GOING BEFORE THE EVENT STARTS. NO NEED TO GIVE A REASON. CHEERS
Why join Heart Foundation Walking? Heart Foundation Walking is Australia’s largest FREE walking network. It is a social, fun and easy way for people to walk and be active. With more than one in four Australian adults (5.76 million people) doing very little or no exercise at all, Heart Foundation Walking is a great way to help people increase their physical activity. Over the past 21 years more than 80,000 Australians have participated in Heart Foundation Walking by walking in a group and/or being a Virtual Walker. Benefits of Heart Foundation Walking Increases your enjoyment. Many walkers tell us the social contact is what keeps them coming back year after year. Most groups also organise an occasional special walk or other social events to make being active even more fun. Helps you stay motivated. It’s easy to say, I’ll give my walk a miss today. However, knowing there is a group of people waiting for you can provide that extra motivation needed to get out the door. Keeps you committed. Many people find their enthusiasm for being active wanes after only a few months, especially if they experience an injury or illness. By being part of a group, you are more likely to make a commitment to walking regularly. Is a safe way to exercise. Walking in a group makes you more visible to motorists and cyclists, and ensures help is at hand should you have an accident or become ill while walking. Registration is free but essential. Register here (Search under postcode 5114; Register under Playford Ramblers): http://walking.heartfoundation.org.au/walking/find-walk/#results By recording a YES RSVP and/or attending this Event you are agreeing to our Policies & Guidelines and our Disclaimer & Release. (These documents can be read under the Pages tab)