Hiking The Larapinta Trail

The 11th most popular hiking trail in Australia.

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Starting near Alice Springs in the West MacDonnell National Park, the 223km Larapinta Trail winds through gorges and along red rock ridges on the way to Mount Sonder (4500). For a detailed official description of this new hiking route and great trail maps of all twelve sections, visit the official web site link below.

Overall, Larapinta Trail is the 11th most popular hiking trail of all 16 hikes in Australia.


Local Contact(s):  WMNP (08) 8951-8250; Local Tourism (08) 8952-5800; Australia Tourism (800) 369-6863; We Adventures (888) 464-8735.

Recommended Book:  "Walking In Australia" from Lonely Planet

Recommended Map:  "TOPO Australia" from Garmin

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Reference Source:  click here http://www.environment.gov.au/topics/national-parks

GPS:  -23.69455, 133.8698

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  7/11/2016

ID:  13761


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