#4 Talyuberlup Peak
Approximate elevation 783m. Rugged in appearance but popular, with a return time of about 21/2 hours. Closer to the summit there are a few option tracks available and some scrambling is required. Picture of the last obstacle to the summit of Talyuberlup by Adam Brice.
#5 Mount Trio
Mount Trio has three separate peaks linked together by a plateau. The first 300m is extremely steep with some steps but once you get past this it levels out before reaching the summit. Enjoy sweeping views from the top and the colourful display of wildflowers. It’s about a 2 ½ walk. Enjoy a picnic at the end of the walk under the shady trees. Image, Mt Trio by Steve K Photography.
#6 Mount Magog
Approximate elevation 856m. Considered a longer walk with the trail not distinct in places. The approximate return time is 5 ½ hours. The hike entails a north and south peak. Image Mt Magog and Talyuberlup Peak overlooking yellow canola fields by Steve K Photography.
#7 Stone Ground Spelt Flour and Windmill Tours
The Lily - The Lily Windmill is an authentic 16th Century design brick "ground-sail" mill. The five story full size Dutch Windmill, with its 22 Ton cap and a sail length of 24.6 meters, is one of the largest traditional windmills ever built in Australia.
The Lily Windmill is the only operational flour producing windmill on mainland Australia.
Adjacent to the windmill is a 16th Century replica Dutch House and a restaurant, situated in the original relocated and reconstructed 1924 Federation style Railway Station from Gnowangerup. The latest addition is a DAKOTA C47 converted into accommodation. Image: The Lily by Steve K Photography.
#8 Guided Wildflower Walks
A 1 1/2 hour return walk graded ‘easy’. Explore the surrounding bushland and see some of the magnificent orchids found in the Stirling Ranges. Over 50 species of Orchids have been discovered over the last few years. Book in advance firstname.lastname@example.org or ph. 0419 751 801.
#9 Hidden Treasures Dawn and Dusk Bird Walks
From the last Saturday in August through to the last Saturday in October, the one and a half hour, Hidden Treasures Bird Walks depart from Stirling Range Retreat's office daily at 8am and 3pm.
More than 100 bird species have been recorded, including the rare Crested Shrike-tit and Carnaby's Black-cockatoo. Bush birds show off their stunning breeding plumage in spring, and the conserved environment in both the Retreat and the adjacent Stirling Range National Park provide habitat and nesting sites for a large variety of species. Bookings: +61 8 9827 9229 email@example.com. Images by Terry Dunham.
#10 Stirling Ridge Walk
For a true cross-country adventure, tackle the three-day 19km gruelling Stirling Ridge Walk to Ellen Peak, a popular rock-climbing spot. The Stirling Ridge Walk is one of Australia's most challenging wilderness hikes, and Western Australia's only alpine walk, and you must register with park rangers to do it. See the Parks WA website for more detailed precautions. Image by Timothy Sargent Photography.
Subject to unpredictable weather changes – the Stirling Ranges are WA’s only site of intermittent snow falls - the mountains should be respected when exploring the diverse terrain. Please take appropriate clothing, wear sunscreen and a hat and take sufficient water. It is recommended that hikers leave details in the book provided at the Ranger’s Station at the corner of Bluff Knoll/Chester Pass Road or at Moingup Spring. Visit DPAW before undertaking hikes. Image: Scramble up Toolbrunup Park by SKYPRINTS and misty Stirling Ranges by Paul Pichugin.
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