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Summit Logbooks

Scattered throughout the Flinders Ranges there are logbooks stored on mountain peaks, which bushwalkers have long been signing.

On this page

  1. Introduction
  2. Archived Logbooks
  3. Archived Logbooks Peak Map

Introduction

We have a long history of placing and maintaining logbooks on summit peaks throughout the Flinders Ranges.

Archived Logbooks

The following logbooks have been removed from mountain summits, scanned, and provided here as archival PDFs.

Cleft Peak Logbook

Archived Logbook Dates: -
  • 3635
    Maths equations, median age, 9/6/1983, page 24
  • 3635
    ABW entry, 6/9/1983, page 29
  • 3635
    ABW entry, 4/4/1984, page 39
  • 3635
    ABW entry, 21/4/1987, page 66
  • 3635
    ABW entry, 8/9/1992, page 96
  • 3635
    ABW entry, 10/8/1996, page 125
  • 3635
    ABW entry, 14/4/1994 page 110
  • 3635
    Team X-Treme, 14/5/2009, page 175
  • 3635
    ABW entry, 30/8/2009, page 178
  • 3635
    ABW entry, 26/5/2015, page 190

The logbook was originally placed here on Cleft Peak by the Adelaide University Mountain Club (AUMC) in 1980. It was removed in September 1989 by the Scientific Expedition Group (Jennifer Beer), pages copied, photocopied and inserted into a new book. This new book (this book) was returned here in July 1990.

Many pages from the original 1981 to 1990 logbook are duplicated twice in this archive scan, as the pages existed twice in the logbook (original and photocopy). Many pages from the original logbook have disintegrated and are illegible.

  • October 1981 to September 1990: pages 1 – 85
  • July 1990 to June 2015: pages 86 – 191
Adelaide University Mountain Club (AUMC), Scientific Expedition Group
yes

Freeling Heights Logbook

Archived Logbook Dates: -
Adelaide Bushwalkers
minor

Mount Aleck Logbook

Archived Logbook Dates: -
  • 3644
    ABW entry, 07/06/1986, page 5

The Manager of the nearby Arkaba Station stated that the Mt Aleck log book had been removed in August 2013 “for safety reasons as we are conducting on-going feral animal culling and we can’t have bushwalkers being at risk on the property”. Logbook and container placed in 1986 by a party including John Bartlett, but the whereabouts of that container is unknown.

Adelaide Bushwalkers
yes

Mount Brown Logbook

Archived Logbook Dates: -
  • 3650
    First experience of snow by the Noonan family, 30/6/1994, page 74
Other/not known
none

Mount Falkland Logbook

Archived Logbook Dates: -
  • 3639
    Jubilee 150 Heysen Trail, 25/9/1985, page 8
  • 3639
    Trek 88, Glossop High School, 14/6/1988, page 25
  • 3639
    ABW, 18/5/1991, page 37
  • 3639
    Long eared bilby, 01/09/1990, page 33

Placed by Adelaide Bushwalkers on 19th May 1984, replacing a previous temporary logbook. That temporary logbook was inserted into the rear inside cover (now pages 132-140 of this archive scan).

Adelaide Bushwalkers
none

North Tusk Hill Logbook

Archived Logbook Dates: -
Scientific Expedition Group
minor
Archived Logbook Dates: -
Other/not known
yes

Patawarta Hill (Vathiwarta) Logbook

Archived Logbook Dates: -

Minor water damage has warped pages. Lots of entries written in pencil have faded over time.

Adelaide Bushwalkers
minor
Archived Logbook Dates: -
  • 3659
    Notes from a geologist, 4/12/1991, page 46
  • 3659
    Outback Camel co drawing, 9/10/1991, page 45

Minor water damage has warped pages. Lots of entries written in pencil have faded over time.

Adelaide Bushwalkers
minor

Pompey Pillar (Wildya Ngulhiindanha) Logbook

Archived Logbook Dates: -
  • 3655
    ABW entry, 8/6/1986, page 4
Adelaide Bushwalkers
yes

Archived Logbooks Peak Map



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