Photographs and Adventures

Pound Walk at Ormiston Gorge

We thought a four hour walk around the gorge and pound was energetic. These people had hiked all the way through the ranges from Ellery Creek Big Hole to Ormiston Gorge.

We thought a four hour walk around the gorge and pound was energetic. These people had hiked over several days all the way through the ranges from Ellery Creek Big Hole to Ormiston Gorge. And they were still smiling!

The pound walk was quite a climb, but very beautiful.

The pound track was quite a climb, but very beautiful.

We climbed to the lookout at the top of this hill, which gave a magnificent of the pound below with the creek running through it.

We climbed to the lookout at the top of this hill, which gave a magnificent of the pound below with the creek running through it.

The view from the top...

The view from the bottom of the pound…

This dingo was hiding in the rocks beyond Ormiston creek that runs through the pound.

This dingo was hiding in the rocks beyond Ormiston creek that runs through the pound.

The sandy 'beach' on the creek. The dingo was in the rocks on the other side.

The sandy ‘beach’ on the creek. The dingo was in the rocks you can see on the left hand side.

The track certainly had it's ups and downs.

The track certainly had it’s ups and downs.

Peter liked the sound of the trumpet echoing around the gorge.

Peter liked the sound of the trumpet echoing around the gorge.

This spinifex pigeon was pecking around at the side of the track.

This spinifex pigeon was pecking around at the side of the track.

If you look closely there are all sorts of bugs and insects camouflaged amongst the rocks and plants.

If you look closely there are all sorts of bugs and insects camouflaged amongst the rocks and plants.

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