Larapinta Trail - Updates
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general updates for the 2nd edition. The third edition is at the
printer and advance rorders are being taken. Once the new edtion has
been on sale for a while, we will change this page to be updates for
the current 3rd edition only.
General - There are now a large number of tiny
campsites (one or two tents) scattered along the trail - they are too
to individually describe.
All the shelter
huts except Simpsons Gap have solar powered USB charging stations
Section 3 and 4, Mulga Camp has been moved one km to the west.
Section 8 - the descent (or ascent) from Brinkley Bluff to Stuarts Pass
been re-routed with many zig-zags and is now 1.4km longer..
Section 8 and 9 - a three sided shelter with open bunks and water tank
constructed at Birthday Waterhole Junction.
Section 10 and 11 - Hugh Gorge, a three sided shelter with water tank
constructed west of the creek.
12 and 13 - Ellery Creek, the track has been moved to the north side of
the Heavitree range. A shelter hut has been built at Elllery Creek
North and an extra locked food drop site has been provided near the car park for Serpentine Gorge.
Section 14 and 15
Serpentine Chalet, another three sided shelter hut has been built. This
the number of shelters along the trail to six. Tents are still needed.
Snail Mail Address
John Chapman, PO Box 5042, Laburnum, 3130, Australia
Photographs and text are copyright 2014-2021 John
Last updated : September 27th 2021