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Panorama Luckman Circuit

Monday 13 June 11A pleasant walk in calm and sunny conditions. The Luckmans track to the hut was somewhat overgrown and indistinct in parts. This was made harder by snow cover in many spots. The Luckmans Hut was in good condition and after a break we set the GPS for the Wellington Ki Hut ruin where we hoped to locate a geocache and from there crossed the Pinnacle Road on the GPS track again to locate the remains of the Skate Rink, which also has a geocache. From there it was up the road to the top of the Panorama Track to complete a circuit down to the start of the track.The history of these three manmade structures is included.Luckmans HutThis hut does not seem to get many visors although it is clear that some people are using it regularly and also providing some maintenance as some of the timbers don’t seem that old. It has suffered vandalism in the past doesn’t seem to have in the last few years.The Hobart walking Club built this hut 1938 as a winter activity (skiing) shelter. The …