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Pelion Circuit

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With the recent hot weather i have postponed some intended walks until conditions a more pleasant.  However after reading about the Pelions (Achilles and Perrins) in Bushwalk-Tasmania, I scanned my slides from a 1993 trip there.The photos are in an albumMy notes from the walk were:Great trip with dreamy weather.
Friday 9 April Good weather fine and sunny for walk in, crossing new bridge at Wurragarra Creek, to camp at Frog Flats. Fine cold night.
10 April Glorious day with morning mist in valleys
11 April Fine sunny day but clouded towards evening
12 April Monday Cloudy early but beautiful afternoon.
13 April Rain started about 4-5 am but was fine and sunny by mid morning. This was a lovely walk, we went along under Pelion West on the southern slope which was a very nice way and avoids going over the big boulders with a full pack.  Once around you are on a lovely ridge with a tarn and a good camp with the Pelion West summit close at hand and an easier ascent than from t…