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Razorback Hut Hike

6.2km (easy – moderate)                                                                                                                                               Time on track – approximately 2 hours 30 minutes including stops for sightseeing 

Meet at Telephone Box Junction 15 minutes prior to start of the hiking tour. Telephone Box Junction is accessible by a 2WD vehicle and there is plenty of parking. The road is unsealed, but well graded and easy to travel on. Care should be taken on mountain roads at all times. 

We will run through a briefing session, approximately 10 minutes.                                                                           All tours must depart on time, so please make sure that you arrive early enough for the briefing session.

Enjoy a guided walk along nice trails that wind through the beautiful Mt Stirling Alpine Resort.                         During late spring, summer and autumn, these trails are great for hiking and in winter they transform into snow covered cross country ski trails. There are many trails scattered around Mt Stirling and on this hike, you will make a slow ascent along one of them to Razorback Hut.                                                                                The Razorback Hut was, until recent times, still used by local mountain cattlemen. Nowadays, it’s a popular destination for hikers, horse riders, 4 wheel drivers and cross country skiers. You will get to explore this beautiful hut at your leisure before moving on to the next part of the hike, where you will pass a pretty billabong, perfect for practising your landscape photography. Surrounded by towering Alpine Ash and lush ferns you will enjoy slowly ambling back towards Telephone Box Junction along another beautiful Mt Stirling trail.                                                                                                                                                                                      This hike is suitable for families with children, we recommend from 9 years up. Bring some of their favourite snacks to charge them up during the hike. It’s not a difficult hike, but too long for children younger than 9 years.

Elevation at highest point: approx. 1348m ASL                                                                                                          Total ascent: approx. 186m                                                                                                                                          Total descent: approx. 186m

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What to bring                                                                                                                                                                           * Day pack – one or two, depending on the size of your group and your needs                                                          * Comfortable walking shoes                                                                                                                                              * Appropriate comfortable clothing                                                                                                                                      * Sun hat – on sunny days                                                                                                                                                    * Personal First Aid Kit – mainly band aids, blister band aids and personal medication                                          * Water – sufficient amount for the entire hike                                                                                                                  * Snacks                                                                                                                                                                                    * Toilet paper                                                                                                                                                                          * Sunscreen                                                                                                                                                                              * Camera

Tour does not include                                                                                                                                                           * Meals, snacks, drinks                                                                                                                                                          * Personal items and clothing                                                                                                                                              * Travel/medical insurance, ambulance cover

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Prices                                                                                                                                                                              Adults – per person: $60.00 plus GST                                                                                                                           Children – under 18 years of age: $55.00 plus GST

Minimum group size is 2 participants                                                                                                                    Maximum group size is 12 participants 

Water                                                                                                                                                                                   There is no drinking water available along this track. We recommend that you bring sufficient amount of water for the entire hike.                                                                                                                                                   You can purchase water and other drinks at the Mt Stirling Café when it’s open. However, please note that the café is not open every day. Refer to the Mt Stirling website for opening hours.                                                        If you need to collect water along the track from any source, it must be purified. You will need to bring your own water treatment device.

Toilets                                                                                                                                                                             Toilets are available at the following locations.                                                                                                                * Telephone Box Junction                                                                                                                                                    * Razorback Hut

Tour Date Tour Name Price Per Person Status
21-21 Dec 2019 Razorback Hut Hike: 9:30am-12:00pm – Family Friendly Hike (Click To Book) $60.00 12 Places AvailableBook Now
28-28 Dec 2019 Razorback Hut Hike: 2:00pm-4:30pm – Family Friendly Hike (Click To Book) $60.00 12 Places AvailableBook Now
4-4 Jan 2020 Razorback Hut Hike: 2:00pm-4:30pm – Family Friendly Hike (Click To Book) $60.00 12 Places AvailableBook Now
11-11 Jan 2020 Razorback Hut Hike: 9:30am-12:00pm – Family Friendly Hike (Click To Book) $60.00 12 Places AvailableBook Now
29-29 Mar 2020 Razorback Hut Hike: 9:30am-12:00pm – Family Friendly Hike (Click To Book) $60.00 12 Places AvailableBook Now
4-4 Apr 2020 Razorback Hut Hike: 2:00pm-4:30pm – Family Friendly Hike (Click To Book) $60.00 12 Places AvailableBook Now
11-11 Apr 2020 Razorback Hut Hike: 9:30am-12:00pm – Family Friendly Hike (Click To Book) $60.00 12 Places AvailableBook Now