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Mt Saint Phillack (VK3/VT-006) and Talbot Peak (VT-010)

Mt Saint Phillack (VK3/VT-006) at 1567m and Talbot Peak (VK3/VT-010) at 1525m are the two highest peaks in the Mt Baw Baw National Park.  Mt Saint Phillack is the highest of three neighboring summits,  Mt Baw Baw is just 3 meters lower and Mt Saint Gwinear 58 meters lower.   About 8 kilometers south, Talbot Peak is a twin with Mt Erica (1409m).  I was somewhat inspired reading Andrew VK3ARR’s account of activating both 10-point summits on foot, a 25km round-trip.  Twenty points, 20+ kilometers, 20 years off one’s life, or something like that!  So it was with a full day, a full water bottle and a sense of challenge that I set out to follow in his (and other’s) footsteps.

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