In March the Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation students had their first field trip for the year to Lost Falls.
A beautiful landscape lost in time, veiled in the Lake Leake district of Tasmania. Shrouded by cliffs and jutting ridge lines covered in low vegetated scrub. The basis of the trip was to demonstrate basic bushwalking and navigational skills.
Although at first glance you would expect an area of severe vegetation and difficulty. The location allowed the team to trust themselves and gave them the abilities to stride on a bearing and use other tools to make their way through its tranquil land.
We were auspicious enough to have such an enthusiastic group and people willing to try out their newfound skills or refreshing past knowledge, in an unaccustomed location.
Our campsites were isolated and pretty ‘bomber’, with waterholes scattered at the extremity of the ravine. A quick dip was all it took to quench our swimming desires.
Tim McEldowney stated that the trip was a great success and he cannot wait for the next. The overall rating was a 9.955555 … out of 10. (as stated by Daniel Gillie)!