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Published April 19th 2019
Go on one of these hikes - they will all be great fun
Hiking is often referred to in an event, however, this word can merely mean walking, and does not necessarily mean you need to be extra fit to attend a function.
These events are all put on by the company Off the Beaten Track WA. They do some fabulous hikes and similar, however, you need to book in plenty of time as many of them sell out quickly.
Off The Beaten Track WA provides a head guide and back marker for your safety and is a fully licensed, insured and accredited business, aiming to provide hiking experiences with a twist!
1. SUNSET PILATES HIKE This hike will be on Sunday 5th May 2019 from 2.30 pm to 6.30 pm. It will start from the Mundaring Weir Rd, Mundaring.
There is something magical about seeing the sunset over the Helena Valley! You will get to mix this with a 7km hike along the Bibbulmun Track and a 45 minute Pilates session. The Pilates session will be taken by Steph from Essential Pilates and Wellness. To top this off, you will also have some gourmet nibbles and this will be a great work out and a perfect evening!
You will meet at the south side of Mundaring Weir wall on Mundaring Weir Road and be taken through Beelu National Park to the Golden View Lookout and beyond. Here you will have gorgeous views of the Helena Valley.
The cost is $45 and you can book by scrolling to the bottom of this page.
You can bring a camera, water, head torch with spare batteries, yoga mat, warm jacket and a big smile!
This will be on Sunday 19th May from 8.00 am to 12 noon. It will start from the end of Spring Road, Kalamunda.
This is a hike that will definitely improve your endurance. The Piesse Brook Endurance Training Hike features 10kms of calf burning hills and steep rocky areas surrounded by stunning valley views.
Off The Beaten Track WA will lead you on a hike going to parts of the Bibbulmun Track and Rocky Pool Walk Trail. There will also be other trails you will meet and this promises to be an unforgettable training session!
The cost is just $35 and you can book your tickets at this site.
Fitness level: This event is not for the faint-hearted! You will be moving at a decent pace and pushing the limits. A reasonable level of fitness is required.
3. MT COOKE OVERNIGHT HIKE
This will be a fun filled overnight hiking adventure at Mt Cooke!
Once again you will go along the Bibbulmun Track through mixed jarrah forest from Sullivan Rock to Mt Cooke Campsite. After setting up camp at Mt Cooke, you will have the chance to sample a range of freeze-dried adventure products from Campers Pantry. Then you will have dinner and as the sun sets the organisers will light a campfire. Then Victoria Corocoran will entertain you with her soulful voice as you sit around the campfire.
On day two, you will leave the packs at camp and head on up to the top of Mt Cooke and hike along the ridge to the Mt Cooke Cave before returning to camp for lunch. After a short break, it is back to Sullivan Rock.
Taking the next step into overnight hiking can be very rewarding and a lot of fun. It is important that you feel confident so you have an awesome experience! This is your chance to give overnight hiking a go. There will be three guides from Off the Beaten Track WA and they will help you as you go along.
Once you have registered, you will receive a packing list which will be emailed to you. All meals have been included in this itinerary. You will be able to get some fantastic deals for overnight gear (packs, tents, sleeping bags, liners and sleeping mats) with Compleat Angler & Camping World, Rockingham. Further details will be sent to you once your booking is confirmed.
Total hike distance over 2 days is approximately 20 kms and the cost is just $130 per person. You can find out more and book here.
4. JARRAHDALE ENDURANCE TRAINING HIKE
The Jarrahdale Endurance Training Hike features 10kms of calf burning hills and steep rocky terrain surrounded by stunning valley views and also waterfalls.
Off The Beaten Track WA will take you on a hike along parts of the Kitty's Gorge Trail, in Serpentine National Park as well as other intersecting trails.
You will meet at the Jarrahdale Cemetery, Atkins St Jarrahdale by 7:45am. There will be an Off The Beaten Track WA sign. This hike will go from 8 am to 12 noon and the cost will be $35. You can make your bookings here.
This is for a reasonable level of fitness as you will be moving at a decent pace and pushing the limits.
5. TWILIGHT BIKE AND HIRE
This will be on Saturday 22nd June from 3.30 pm to 7.30 pm. It will be on at the Calamunnda Camel Farm, Paulls Valley Road, Kalamunda.
Off The Beaten Track WA has teamed up with Rock and Roll Mountain Biking to bring you the Twilight Bike & Hike. At this event, you will combine the exhilaration and speed of mountain biking with the relaxation and fun of night hiking. As well as the hike you will receive a delicious gourmet platter! You will wander through pine and jarrah forests in Paulls Valley on a fabulous adventure packed evening!
The Rock and Roll MTB staff will guide you around trails on the Kalamunda Circuit. You will be riding a single track mountain bike in a fun safe environment. The team OTBT will take you on a twilight hike along the Bibbulmun track to Hewitt's Hill campsite for your gourmet food.
This is about a 5 km hike and the cost is $95. You can book at this site.