4WD Treks of the High Country features 26 of the best four-wheel drive treks and destinations of this spectacular region. Jam-packed full of information on the region’s history, natural features and highlights, this detailed guide makes an indispensable travelling companion.
Explore this awe-inspiring region, discover old gold mining towns tucked away in secluded valleys and marvel at breathtaking vistas. Also, be guided to great campsites often beside babbling mountain streams.
And enjoy the 4-wheel driving as half the fun of any trek is in the challenge of the journey. The other half is at the destination around the campfire at night.
The guide features over 150 stunning full colour photographs which help bring the High Country to life.
4WD Treks of the High Country contents
Included here are the favourite treks of 4-wheel drivers, such as Wonnangatta Valley, Craig’s Hut, Mt Stirling, Crooked River. There are also many not so well known tracks to entice the 4-wheel drive traveller.
The High Country also reaches into New South Wales with 5 treks from that region included.
A specific map accompanies each trek, providing a convenient overview of the route. Camping places and points of interest also feature. Categories of easy, medium, difficult and very difficult sort each trek.
The authors have not recommended towing camper trailers, due to the steep and winding nature of alpine tracks. Instead they recommend that trailers be left at base camps while the travellers undertake day trips. The treks are arranged in groups to suit the base camp setup.
Expert route directions read in forward and reverse as well as featuring both GPS Lat/Long and UTM Grid References.
Camping spots and picnic areas are detailed. In fact, everything is included here for some great 4WD treks in the High Country.
Authors Craig Lewis and Cathy Savage are well-known and experienced four-wheel drivers, as well as travel writers and photographers.
As one of Australia’s premier four-wheel drive touring destinations, 4WD Treks of the High Country will help readers get the best from their adventure to this stunning area.