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What are the demand cycles for the main trails

I am keen to plan a proposed hike along a popular trail, such as Tasmanian Trail, or something similar.

As I am flexible in when I go, and I will be going alone, I would like to know there may be some others in the general area when I go, but, am keen to avoid the really busy times.

If experienced trail-hikers can please, express their experience in respect to,
... what section(s) of which trails have you used?
... what time(s) of the year have you been?
... how busy has it been. Has it been crowded, busy, medium, quiet or other?

Hi There,

I've done some walking along the South Coast Track, Overland Track, Mount Wellington and areas around Wineglass Bay. I've found it can be quite busy at all times of the year. Avoid weekends, school holidays and warmer months if you want to be alone.

By way of example I headed out mid week, mid Nov to visit Montezuma Falls on the West coast, it's not a difficult walk or even that remote, however, I was surprised to arrive at 7:30 in the morning to find two bus loads of tourists already on the trail.

I spent a couple of nights on the South Coast track, again during the week in early Spring, it was still very cold, it was raining and blowing a gale, again I wasn't the only one on the trail, I wouldn't say it was busy exactly, but there were quite a few people and groups on the track.

Tassie is a great place to walk but if you do any of the major walks you'll nearly always find someone out there with you.

 

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