Stories of the mountains…

Up and down the Zig Zag Track

Walking with children on Tasmania’s Kunanyi-Mt Wellington proved a fine challenge easily accomplished.

Russ Grayson
Dec 29, 2020 · 5 min read
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High on the mountain trail, Maika makes her way along the Zig Zag Track. In the distance, the town of Kingston, Bruny Island and the open ocean.
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Maika sets out as our descent starts.

Why is there so much water?

Discovery

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The terrain gets steep and rocky. On the trail. Photo: Minako.

Applied stoicism

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Frequent snack and water stops are necessary when walking with young children.
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Seen from the red flowers of a Tasmanian Telopia, the Tasmanian waratah (Telopea truncata, which occur within the 600–1200m altitude zone), Maika and Fiona ascend the track.

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Russ Grayson

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I'm an independent online and photojournalist living on the Tasmanian coast after nine months on the road in a minivan.

By Road & Track

By road and track — journeys, people, places and encounters in life.

Russ Grayson

Written by

I'm an independent online and photojournalist living on the Tasmanian coast after nine months on the road in a minivan.

By Road & Track

By road and track — journeys, people, places and encounters in life.

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