Sunday, 13 September 2015
There being no rest for the wicked, Jon and I returned to our Glampsite for lunch with the kids, then we all headed back to Fortescue Bay once again to take on Great Walk number 3 for the day, Cape Huay.
Unlike some of the other Great Walks I've done in this challenge, Cape Hauy really is a great walk. I first did it as a teenager, and I've probably done it 5 or 6 times since. The trail has been 'upgraded' since I first did it which I've discussed before and won't go into suffice to say that it now features a lot of steps.
Luckily it also features lots of lovely bush and views as well. The spring flowers were particularly nice, as were the cockatoos which feast on the flowering banksias.
We were lucky with the weather and got to the end of the trail just as the sun hit the rocky tops of the Lanterns.
Jett was very keen to finish the walk in under 3 hours including breaks (the advertised time is 4 hours), so we found ourselves scampering down the last staircases and along the flats to finish in 2 hours 59 minutes. You can imagine how tired Jon and I were feeling after more than 20ks in our legs for the day.