|Mt Sonder in the Sunrise.|
|Trek poles were a huge help in walking 223kms.|
|Trail marker says "go straight up." Easier said than done, buddy.|
After our snail's pace down the slope, we made much better time through the strange valley. It was odd to walk through such a straight valley; it felt wide and narrow at the same time, like the walls of mountain were closer than a canyon, which doesn't make much sense.
At the end of this valley, we had to go through Inarlanga Pass, a rocky gap between the hills to the south.
In the pass were palm trees! Or more specifically, cycads, which are normally found in rainforests.
|Rainforest plants in the desert.|
|I have no idea how I'm getting down from here.|
|An "easy" bit with lots of pointy rocks.|
|Looks like a map of Australia!|
|Right, left, right, left.|
Hiking lesson: bring some ace bandages.
More to come...