Larapinta Self Guided WALKING Options . The Larapinta Trail offers one of the greatest desert treks on earth and is a bucket list experience for anyone who enjoys walking holidays. Allow 2 days to comfortably complete this walk. You will probably ascend for 2 to 2.5 hours and the uphill is a real grind and it doesn’t stop there. Following the spine of the West MacDonnell range, this extended walk along the Larapinta Trail will take in the sections along the trail that simply cannot be missed. The Larapinta Trail is broken into 12 sections, each with trailhead access. See more ideas about trail, gorges, 5th birthday. January 25, 2020 Simon 0. Each section takes one to two days to complete and vary in difficulty. Mar 8, 2013 - Explore Larapinta Trail's board "Larapinta Trail - Section 5 - Birthday Waterhole - Hugh Gorge" on Pinterest. Section 4 17.8km / 8.5 hours Standley Chasm to Section 4/5 Junction Full Trail notes and comprehensive maps are provided in the ‘Larapinta Trail Package’. The remainder of this section is relatively easy walking. Counts Point rewards walkers with spectacular views of the surrounding ridgelines and peaks. Choose Your Sections . Email: larapinta.trail@nt.gov.au LT0820 www.nt.gov.au Section 8 is a reasonably difficult day walk and the walking conditions vary markedly. Section 5 is possibly one of the most hair-raising sections on the Larapinta Trail. The trail starts from the Telegraph Station in Alice Springs and ends at Mt Sonder. MOUNT SONDER Mount Sonder (section 12) can be done in the one day and can be accessed by car. Email: larapinta.trail@nt.gov.au LT020 www.nt.gov.au Section 11 is graded moderate to difficult due to the climb to a hilltop lookout which offers impressive views of Mt Sonder and the surrounding countryside. Allow 5.5 hours to complete the walk. Contact Parks … According to the Larapinta Trail website, Standley Chasm to Hugh Gorge (sections 4 & 5) are both rated “Excellent,” along with Mount Sonder (section 12) due to their fantastic views. Larapinta Trail (Section 4/5 Junction to Jay Creek) March 10, 2020 Simon 0. Larapinta Trail (Ellery Creek to Section 4/5 Junction). The trailhead begins by following a dry river bed full of rocks and boulders which requires constant attention. Day 9: We had actual set our alarm for the first time on the trip because ‘whatever happened’ we wanted to be at Standley Chasm before the cafe closed. Larapinta Trail Walk A guided 5 day Pack Free walk. Our many years experience running Pack Free walks on the Larapinta has enabled us to create the ultimate 5-day itinerary, that our guests just absolutely love. 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