FOURTEEN retirees and professional people are set to join the growing rank of unofficial ambassadors for the Great South West Walk.
The 14 people will arrive back in Portland tomorrow afternoon after spending the past fortnight completing the 250km trek.
GSWW works co-ordinator Gordon Page plays a major support role for the groups, meeting them at designated camp sites daily and transporting food supplies, cooking equipment and tents.
Mr Page no longer walks with the groups, but ensures the equipment is there for them and that the billy is boiling when they arrive at camp in the afternoon, and in the morning before they leave.
The setting up of tents and cooking is done by the group.
The walkers come from places such as Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne and Mount Gambier.
The event is a fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Portland Bay.
There were only positive comments from the group about their experience when the Portland Observer caught up with them at the Tarragal Camp at Cashmore on Tuesday.
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