Conquer the Summit walk

The annual Conquer The Summit & Family FUN RUN is the premier fundraising event of the Lions Club of Mount Barker in partnership with YMCA Adelaide Hills. It is generously supported by the District Council of Mount Barker. The event has been run every April since 2012 to benefit Operation Flinders and Adelaide Hills charities. The last event was held on April 9, 2017.

You have a choice of 2 routes (click here for a map and further details):

  1. Summit Ascent (11.5 km one-way) – From Mount Barker township (Keith Stephenson Park) via the award-winning Laratinga Wetlands to Mount Barker Summit. Total vertical climb: approximately 150 metres. Return to township via free shuttle bus.
  2. Laratinga Circuit (5 km return) – From Mount Barker township to the Laratinga Wetlands, starting and finishing at Keith Stephenson Park. Picturesque and ideal for families! No hill-climbing involved.

You can register in any of the following categories:

  • Individual
  • Family
  • Team
  • Corporate.

Prizes are awarded for each category of entry.

Suggestion: If you are thinking of a Team or Corporate entry, you might like to take the opportunity to obtain sponsorship for a charity of your choice.

Operation Flinders Foundation is a South Australian based charitable organisation that runs a world leading wilderness adventure program for young people at risk. The program takes participants between the age of 14 and 18 years on an eight day exercise in the far northern Flinders Ranges, providing an opportunity for its participants to break away from their past and grow as valued members of the community. All funds raised by Conquer The Summit for Operation Flinders will be used exclusively to sponsor participants from the Adelaide Hills region.

Conquer the Summit