Turon River 9-10 July 2016

Date: 
Saturday, July 9, 2016
Paddlesport: 
Whitewater
River or Location: 
River Grade: 
River Level: 
2.84m
Gauge: 
Turon R at Sofala

Overnight Trip on the Turon River

Sofala to Bridle Trail near Hill End

Lead by David Burgess

Paul Hudson, David McLoskey and Robert Walker

50km of Grade 2 with a couple of Grade 3 at Sampson's Marbles

Heaps of wildlife in Kangaroos, Goats and a Platypus

The Gold Mining Ruins were a treat.  The lengths people went to find gold. A aqueduct build out of dry stone wall ran for 10km beside the river on day 2, all built by hand in the early 1800.