Solo Bibbulmun trek full of challenges and rewards for Corey Dennis

Solo Bibbulmun trek full of challenges and rewards for Corey Dennis

COREY Dennis has embarked on an epic trek along the Bibbulmun Track.

The 27-year-old plans to walk the 1000km journey solo in 40 to 50 days.

He set off on May 9 and stopped in Pinjarra on Friday for a well-deserved rest.

Walking the Bibbulmun Track has been a personal challenge for Mr Dennis, who works at DIY Bali Huts in Mandurah.

“It’s been tiring, but pretty good,” he said.

“I’ve done it to clear the mind, meditation and to get away from society.

“I plan on finishing in early July.”

Mr Dennis said he was enjoying the trek so far and had seen lots of wildlife, such as emus, kangaroos and owls.

He expects some obstacles though, such as rain during winter and having to cross rivers.

One night he was sleeping and heard gunshots about 200m away.

“They set off about 12 rounds, so that was a bit scary,” he said.

“I was going to blow my whistle, to let them know I was there, but then I heard a four-wheel drive pull off.”

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