How cold does it get on the Overland Track?

How cold does it get on the Overland Track?

Temperatures along the Overland Track The area has an average maximum temperature of 18 degrees Celsius in Summer and 7 degrees Celsius in Winter. Evenings can be especially cold during winter and it is not uncommon for temperatures to dip into the minus overnight during the cold winter months.

How difficult is the Overland Track?

How Difficult is the Overland Track? If you’ve never done a multi-day hike before, you may find the Overland Track quite difficult. But for most fit people and experienced hikers, I’d say the Overland Track is a moderate hike. However, adverse weather conditions can quickly turn it into a difficult one.

How many people walk the Overland Track?

The Overland Track is an Australian bushwalking track, traversing Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, within the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. It’s walked by more than nine thousand people each year, with numbers limited in the warmer months.

What should I bring to Overland Track?

The following list sets out all the clothing and equipment you are required to bring for you to participate in the Overland Track walking tour.

  • E indicates essential item of equipment.
  • Rain jacket with storm hood attached.
  • Waterproof over pants (Gore-Tex, Millair or PVC coated.
  • Swimmers.
  • Sunscreen and lip balm E.
  • Camera.
  • Do you need gaiters for Overland Track?

    They are helpful to keep mud and water out of your boots in wet weather. They also offer some protection from snake bite. I hiked the Overland Track in the middle of summer when the track was really dry. If you hike in spring or fall, I’ve heard the track can get really muddy so gaiters are a must.

    What is there to eat on the Overland Track?

    Snacks to bring on the trail

    • Dried fruit, or fruit leather.
    • Nuts and seeds.
    • Chocolate.
    • Nut butters.
    • Muesli bars, protein bars, energy bars, or gels.
    • Freeze dried desserts.
    • Instant pudding.
    • Powdered custard.