Event Details

Point Pilcher Night Hike

When:
Fri 5th Apr 2019 (8pm) to Sat 6th Apr 2019 (12pm)
Where:
Medlow Bath Station
Railway Parade, Medlow Bath NSW 2780
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Cost:
Participant (Scout, Venturer, Rover, Leader) (Free)
Registrations:
Open: Tue 5th Feb 2019 (12am)
Close: Fri 29th Mar 2019 (8pm)
Coordinator:
Administrator:
Brief Summary:
Practice night hike. Based in the Blue Mountains National Park - Medlow Bath to Point Pilcher then unmarked track to Grand Canyon and Evens Lookout. Approx. distance 12 km. Late arrival and early departure available on request. We encourage youth members who identify with a disability to join us. Participants will be accompanied by an adventurous activity guide or instructor.
Event Documents

  Download E1 part 1 and 2 Point Pilcher

Please send a signed copy to the GWS Region Office so we can finalise your booking.

  Download Bushwalking Calendar 2019

Additional Information

Regular trains to Medlow Bath from Sydney. Car parking available at Medlow Bath and Blackheath Stations.

Carry minimum overnight gear. Leave town approx. 8 pm on Friday evening. Arrival at site estimated after midnight. Set up camp and sleep. Wake up and cook breakfast. Saturday morning pick up Evens Lookout Carpark 11 am/12 noon or option to travel on the local bus to Blackheath. Shops and cafes.

Camping at a small clearing with a Windy loo toilet. Bush toileting and hygiene during hike. Carparking close by. Track undulates and includes stairs. Scouts are encouraged to cook breakfast on fuel stoves.

Eat dinner before, buy dinner in Blackheath or bring something easy. Scouts can be picked up early on Saturday from 8 am if they have family or sporting commitments. An opportunity for youth members who are adjusting to carrying a loaded pack. Minimal costs involved self catering breakfast and morning tea.

Registrations