Mt Warren Hastings

The creek beds with occasional rocky walls on the walk were dry and this highlighted that the Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges are dry. Walking here is totally reliant on finding and carrying water.

We could see Mt Painter to the north of Mt Warren Hastings to the north. The view across the various ridges indicated that the Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges would be difficult to cross east to west by walking it.

This is  Adnyamathanha country. The cloud cover was breaking up. We are looking east to Lake Frome:

If you to wanted cross the ranges from west to east, then you would need to find a ridge that would allow you to do so. Otherwise the various ridges and creeks in the Vulkathunha-Gammons Ranges would make it close to uncrossable.

Warren Bonython, who had walked extensively in this region, eventually found such a ridge and he made the crossing in 1947.

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