Carr-Villa to Alpine Village Track

3 h 15 min to 5 h

9.5 km
return

↑ 441 m
↓ -441 m

Hard track
Starting at the Carr-Villa hut just off Ben Lomond Road in Ben Lomond National Park, this walk takes you to the Alpine Village and back via the Summit Pass and Summit Link tracks. You'll walk through a eucalypt forest before reaching the highest point of the track, Legges Tor, and the track starts descending. Let us begin by acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.
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Safer Bushwalks
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Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
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Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-41.510612,147.6305586)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom West Tamar Road, A7
  • Turn on to Wellington Street, 1 then drive for 11 km
  • Keep left onto Breadalbane Offramp and drive for another 660 m
  • At roundabout, take exit 2 onto Evandale Road, B41 and drive for another 1 km
  • At roundabout, take exit 2 onto Evandale Road, B41 and drive for another 720 m
  • At roundabout, take exit 2 onto Evandale Road, B41 and drive for another 4.4 km
  • Continue onto High Street, C416 and drive for another 810 m
  • Turn left onto Russell Street, C413 and drive for another 13 km
  • Turn right onto Sawpit Hill Road, C413 and drive for another 8.9 km
  • Turn left onto Deddington Road, C420 and drive for another 2.9 km
  • Turn right onto Blessington Road, C401 and drive for another 6.2 km
  • Turn right onto Ben Lomond Road, C432 and drive for another 11.1 km
  • Turn right and drive for another 970 m
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Track Notes
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Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
Find the car park at the start.
After another 3.4 km continue straight, to head along Carr Villa to Ben Lomond Road via Summit Pass.
After another 520 m (at the intersection of Summit Link Walking Track & Carr Villa to Ben Lomond Road via Summit Pass) veer right, to head along Summit Link Walking Track.
After another 450 m veer left.
After another 335 m continue straight.
After another 20 m veer right.
Continue another 25 m to find the end. Then turn around here and retrace the main route for 4.7 km to get back to the start.
About 25 m past the end is a shelter.
"Legges Tor Public Shelter".
About 10 m past the end is a toilet.
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Terrain
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Carr-Villa to Alpine Village Track


Grading
Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 9.5 km
Time 3 h 15 min to 5 h
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Signage Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)

Some facilities on route
Shelter: There is one 4.7 km from the start.

Toilet: There is one 4.8 km from the start.


Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Shelter
4.7 km[shelter]
Toilet
4.8 km[toilet]
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