THE FOOTSTEPS OF MADIGAN
(After the recent Club crossing I thought this might be of interest! This Expedition was undertaken nearly 30 years ago about the time that the first GPS units were available to the public. It was probably the first crossing on the “Madigan Line” since CT Madigan’s camel expedition. The Madigan Line is now a well blazed albeit very tough track for adventurous four wheel drivers – Author’s note)
The logistics are daunting. About 800 kms from Mt. Dare to Birdsville of which over half would be through the vast dunal system of the Simpson Desert. Why would we attempt such an expedition?
“From the summit of a sandy undulation close upon our right we saw the ridges extend...