This large casebound coffee-table size volume contains superb coloured pictures, finely detailed maps and extensive text and track notes describing Australia's top 25 bushwalking areas.Topics discussed in the text include: access, walking grades, weather, notes on geology and botany, track notes and suitable campsites.
The areas described are: Hinchinbrook Island, Carnarvon Gorge, the Main Range, Lamington Rainforests, Mount Barney, the Warrumbungles, the Upper Grose Valley of the Blue Mountains, the Budawang Range, the Snowy Mountains, the Victorian Alps, Wilson's Promontory, Grampian Ranges, the Overland Track, the Walls of Jerusalem, the South Coast Track, Mount Anne, Federation Peak, the Western Arthur Range, Frenchman's Cap, Wilpena Pound, the Gammon Ranges, the Stirling Ranges, the Fitzgerald River Coast, Katherine Gorge and Kakadu National Park.
This book comes with bonus software CD of the same name - Classic WILD WALKS of Australia Version 5 for Windows.The CD-ROM features 600 pictures from the wildest regions of Australia with overlays of place names and walking routes with detailed notes on routes, access, camping, history, geology and much more. Weather and Snow Data let you plan your trip for the best season. The included Route Profiler software allows you to plot traverses across Australia’s most rugged mountains while the Virtual Theatre shows the terrain in 3D. Maps of each region with hotspots allows you to see the actual landscape of the maps while the Visual Explorer lets you roam through the landscape using a series of linked photographs. A collection of articles provides a huge amount of additional background information while the Slide Showswith music provide evocative overviews of the regions. The CD-ROM requires Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP or Vista.