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Thark Ridge Rock Slab Circuit

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Monday 22 December 2014
Several years ago while walking on Thark Ridge Sue and I discovered a largish cairn in an unexpected spot and sometime later we went back there to find where it lead.  Below the couple of cairns it went down a sloping rock slabs and through some snow gum woodlands to an old overgrowing fire trail. Then on a  recent walk coming from a different direction I just could not find the cairn nor could I locate the old fire trail. 
A couple of weeks ago whilst walking on Thark we discovered the cairn again and returned for this walk.


Having the cairn in the GPS made it easy to get to that point and from there it was a matter of making use of the several rock slabs before getting to a heathy area without overstory, which was colourful with wildflowers. Part way down a large cairn was spotted that had obviously been there for quite some time. After a couple snowgum woodland spots, made very pleasant to have a spell in by being relatively clear of scrub, we found ourselv…