Hike State
Hike Level
Hike Grade

Grade

3

Intermediate

10 KM

Hike Duration

3-5 Hours

Hike Style

Circuit

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Day Hike

Start Point

Hiltaba SA 5717, Australia

Mount Hiltaba Summit Circuit

Mount Hiltaba Summit Circuit

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Why this Hike

This hike in the Gawler Ranges where beautiful granite hills and open stretching plains can be found to the delight of walkers. Included in the walk is a climb to the summit of Mount Hiltaba along with native wildlife and Australian bushland. This hike is a great challenge for intermediate hikers and is not to be missed.

Track Notes & Overview

Starting behind the Hiltaba Homestead this hike climbs to the summit of Mount Hiltaba before descending back down and looping back to the homestead starting point. Along the way you will encounter multiple viewing platforms and should have quite a steep climb for the first half followed by the second half of the hike which remains relatively flat.

Packing for a Day Hike

Packing for a Day Hike

Even if it is just a small day hike, packing is still essential to make sure everyone stays safe and has fun while on your hike. This free packing list will make sure you have everything you need while taking the hassle out of packing.

Food for a Day Hike

Before setting off on a day hike one thing you must do is plan what food you are going to bring with you. Your snacks and lunches should be nutritious, delicious and lightweight but they don't need to be complex.

Our recipe hub includes a range of lunches and snacks perfect for a day hike ranging from easy to create in minutes to tasty creations like you would make at home.

Leave No Trace

A Hikers Friend fully endorses the 7 principles of ‘leave no trace’ hiking which aim to protect our natural spaces and encourages you to apply them on your next adventure.

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