Event Details

Blackheath Glen Night Hike

Fri 10th May 2019 (8pm) to Sat 11th May 2019 (2pm)
Medlow Bath Station
Railway Parade, Medlow Bath NSW 2780
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Participant (Scout, Venturer, Rover, Leader) (Free)
Open: Fri 29th Mar 2019 (12am)
Close: Fri 26th Apr 2019 (11pm)
Brief Summary:
Practice night hike. Based in the Blackheath Glen Reserve - Medlow Bath to Blackheath Glen then Shipley Plateau and Blackheath. Approx. distance 10 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 Blackheath Glen Night Hike

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 Blackheath Glen 6 am to 7:30 am or Shipley Gallery approx 11 am or Blackheath approx 1 pm or 2 pm. If early we can drop into the shops and cafes.

Please note Valley Track involves unfenced sections close to cliff edges. Stairs and a ladder will be encountered. Locals use this track regularly to access the valley however we don't recommend this for anyone uncomfortable with heights.

Camping at a small clearing with non flushing toilets. 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 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.