Craigieburn Shelter campsite

Camp Saddle / Lyndon Saddle Circuit
Camp Saddle / Lyndon Saddle Circuit
Track Medium. Loop track.
A day walk loop in the Craigieburn Ranges, leading from beech forest through tussocks and onto alpine rock and scree fields.
Helicopter Hill Circuit
Helicopter Hill Circuit
Track Easy/medium. Loop track.
This circuit in Craigieburn Forest Park knits together several different tracks, and visits the summit of Helicopter Hill (1256m).

Track grades

Unusually smooth, well-marked track, easy gradients. Up to about 4 hours per day.
Typical lowland track. Generally easy walking and well marked. Ascents of up to 1000m. Some easy river crossings, unmarked travel along rivers.
Typical tops track. Experienced trampers only. Rough, muddy and poorly marked or unmarked. Ascents of up to 2000m. River crossings, open tops, passes. Up to about 8 hours per day.
Navigation and snow skills (use of ice axe and crampons) required. Glaciers, exposure to falls.
Rough or non-existent tracks. Following ridges, bush spurs, and rivers. Steep ascents, arduous travel, hazardous conditions, snow and navigation skills essential.