Look Out!, Danger, Warning!…Naaahh I’m hiking up Mount Warning

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On Saturday April 12th I had signed up through the international office to do a day trip to hike Mount Warning: the first place on Mainland Australia to receive the sun’s rays each day. The mountain remains a place of cultural and traditional significance to the Bundjalung people and is the site of particular ceremonies and initiation rites. It’s a 4-5 hour round trip hike. 9:00am the bus came to pick us up.We arrived around 11-11:30am.

Alright here goes nothing. A hiking we will go. Within the first 15 minutes I was already starting to sweat. It was hot, it was humid..did I mention I was hiking (UP) a mountain. The hike consisted of walking up stairs, trails, and rocks. To get to the summit we had to grab onto a chain rope to help pull and get us up. It was legit rock climbing – and by far my favorite part of the hike up.

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When we finally arrived to the top we stopped to eat our lunches we had packed, and to enjoy the beautiful views and scenery.

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