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Tramping gold

The historic three-bunk Ballarat Hut. Photo: Emma Richardson
Area
Mt Aurum Recreation Reserve and Ballarat Creek Conservation Area
Distance
32km
Total Ascent
3221m
Time
15hr
Grade
Moderate
Accom.
Archie’s Hut, three bunks; Ballarat Hut, three bunks
Access
Follow Skippers Road to the car park at Skippers Creek Homestead and campsite. Take Bullendale Track
Map
CB11
Ballarat Hut, Mt Aurum Recreation Reserve and Ballarat Creek Conservation Area A door hinge creaked in the wind. Tussock swished about frantically in the basin beyond the hut. But inside...

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