Mt Barney Summit Hike Weekend August 9th – 11th, 2019

Join us for a fabulous, life-changing weekend as we hike to the Summit of the fourth highest peak in Queensland, Mt Barney.

If you are looking for a physical and mental challenge then this is the weekend for you.  Situated in the World Heritage Listed Mt Barney National Park,  East Barney Peak is at 1351 meters high.

Not for the faint-hearted and requiring a high level of fitness, this one is a “must do” for anyone keen for an adventure.

To maximize the weekend and get the most our of this full day (12-14 hour) hike, the weekend is spent at the delightful Moringarah Lodge, situated at Mt Barney Lodge, at the base of the National Park.

 

Please ensure to read Booking Terms and Condition Tab before booking this adventure.

SUMMARY

The weekend consists of

  • Friday night – Sunday Morning
  • Full day to the summit on the Saturday 12-14 hours in total
  • All meals Saturday through to breakfast Sunday morning.
  • Accommodation at Mt Barney Lodge (shared accommodation in Moringarah Homestead)
  • Fully guided hike by local experts and qualified wilderness guides
  • Women’s Fitness Adventure C.R.E.W Leader

It is important that our guides are able to assess your endurance, balance and rock scrambling ability prior to the Mt Barney Summit.  It is a pre requisite that you have completed either the Stinson Hike or Mt Maroon Summit Hike within the last twelve months.  Please email us with any questions.

ITINERARY

Friday 9th August

Arrive at your leisure on Friday afternoon/evening and relax around the open fire in the loungeroom as you meet fellow hikers. A light supper/nibbles will be held when all hikers have arrived.

Saturday 10th August

Full day hike to the summit of Mt Barney, the fourth highest peak in Queensland.

After a very early breakfast, our expedition leaves at 5.30am and we make our way to the summit. The exact route that we take will be weather dependant and may be subject to change on the day.

On return to the lodge, early evening, after a warm shower, relax by the fire with your feet up and pre dinner snacks. Over our dining room table dinner, rediscover the highlights of the hike before the lure of sleep beckons you.

Sunday 11th August

Wake at your leisure to a relaxing and hearty breakfast before heading home around mid morning.

BYO Linen, beverages (tea/coffee supplied)

Upon booking, you will receive a confirmation email indicating that your place on this weekend is secure.

INCLUSIONS

What’s included?

  • Local Professional, qualified Wilderness Guides
  • Local history, flora and fauna information and narrative
  • Women’s Fitness Adventures C.R.E.W Leader
  • All National Park fees
  • Morning Tea/Coffee and full expedition lunch
  • Emergency communications and group first aid kit
  • All Safety Equipment
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • All food from  light supper Friday night to Sunday morning

FAQ`s

I am reasonably fit but have not done this type of thing before. Is it for me?

If you like an adventure and have a high level of fitness, then this is the adventure for you. Our guides and the support of other members of the team are there to help.

Can I car pool?

We always ask if anyone wants to share a lift. Once you are booked, we will put the call out.

What gear do I need?

We recommend a backpack to carry your water, snacks, camera and a windproof jacket. Hiking boots/shoes are recommended, however if you have comfortable walking shoes/joggers that are well worn in, then these will be fine.

You will need to bring your own linen/sleeping bag as well as any personal snacks

Alcohol is not supplied however you are welcome to bring your own.

Approximately one month prior to the weekend you will receive a comprehensive gear list

Inclement weather

Please note that although we will endeavour to run this adventure in all weather conditions, some modifications may occur for the summit hike in inclement weather in particular, heavy rainfall.  If this is the case, we will modify the original program to ensure we can still provide an outdoor fitness adventure of some variety on that day. Should we have to cancel the adventure due to poor weather conditions, you will be advised by text and email on the Thursday prior.  Should this occur, alternative arrangements for another date and/or refund will be made.

 

BOOKING TERMS AND CONDTIONS

Are there any special booking terms and conditions?

Once we have received your payment, you will receive an email within 48 hours confirming your place. Should you wish to cancel for any reason, prior to July 17th 2019,  a refund will be given, less a 25% administration fee. Strictly NO refunds will be given after July 17th should you be unable to attend or cancel for any reason

Additional information

Location

Australia, Brisbane, Scenic Rim

Start Date

9th August 2019

End Date

11th August 2019

No. of Nights

2

No. of Days

2.5

Fitness Level

Challenging

$510.00
One adventure per person
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