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Pinestone Valley

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26 – 29 January 2011We went in from the end of the Maggs spur road, after lunch, and soon after crossing  the first creek I realised that we shouldn't be going uphill so much.  I had thought the track to Lake McCoy left at the end of a logging track, but  I was mistaken and on retracing my steps discovered that if I had been more observant I would have seen a marker for the track to Pelion going straight ahead.  So that wasted 30 minutes or so before reaching the creek flowing out of the nice valley leading to the foot of Mt Pillinger and our campsite for the night at Wurragarra Creek.Cloud built up over night and it remained that way for the remainder of the day until a light shower started as we got close to the Pinestone valley campsite.   It did not last long and this enabled us to cook and have tea in the open, but a much heavier shower caught us out just as we were finishing our cup of tea.  This was all in accord with the weather forecast, as was the next morning when we lo…