Overnight Hike for Her
Are you a day hiker keen to try overnight or multi-day hikes? Does the idea of spending a night with a million-star view appeal to you?
Meet the challenge to learn new skills to participate in a guided overnight hike on the Bibbulmun Track!
Led by experienced professionals, the Overnight Hike for Her balances hike enjoyment, allowing time for taking in the beauty of the Great Southern environment while still covering a good distance each day.
Outdoors Great Southern will offers a women-only, introductory overnight hiking experience on the Bibbulmun Track in Western Australia’s Great Southern after successfully applying for a Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) Hiking Participation Grant.
Girls aged 12+ years are eligible to participate if accompanied by an adult.
Training includes an accredited first aid course including CPR.
Please note that bookings are essential!
Day 1: 9am - 4pm, Saturday 6 November
First Aid Training at ATC Worksmart, 5 Barker Road Albany
Day 2: 10am - 2pm, Sunday 7 November
Workshop at Outdoors Great Southern offices, 22 Collie St, Albany
See topics below. BYO lunch or takeaway is available at a nearby café. Tea and coffee facilities provided.
Day 3: Full day from 9am, Saturday 20 November
Start your hike on the Bibbulmun Track, departing Cosy Corner and staying at the Torbay Hut (approx 2.5km). Drop overnight packs and continue from Torbay Hut to Shelley Beach and return, requiring a day pack only (approx 12km return).
Day 4: 9am - 11am, Sunday 21 November
Return hike from Torbay Hut to Cosy Corner.
Topics covered on Day 2 include Overnight Hiking Basics such as:
• Matching hike to your fitness level
• Realistic goal setting
• What you need to take, where to get it, and why you need it
• How to load and adjust a pack
• Waterproofing your gear
• Blister prevention
• What food to take and cooking on a hiking stove
• Setting up a tent; tents vs huts
• Sleeping comfort, sleeping bags and mats
• Personal hygiene while hiking, safety & emergencies
You'll be provided with a packing list of essential items to bring on your hike.
Please note that if minimum numbers are not met for this event, you will be contacted in advance and a full refund will be issued. If you have any questions about this booking, please contact Outdoors Great Southern on 9892 0113 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 🌱Outdoors Great Southern team's growing reputation in the outdoors industry now extends to experienced, knowledgeable skills training for children and adults, with a goal of building the active, outdoors community in the Great Southern. Check out all our events here.
COVID-19 Care: Please do not attend this event if you are feeling unwell, have travelled overseas or Interstate in the 14 days prior to the event, have tested positive for COVID-19 or are awaiting test results.