Event Details

Splendour Rock Bushwalking Practice 3 day

When:
Sat 5th Oct 2019 (8am) to Mon 7th Oct 2019 (6pm)
Where:
Katoomba Station
Goldsmith Place, Katoomba
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Cost:
Participant (Scout, Venturer, Rover, Leader) (Free)
Registrations:
Open: Sat 4th May 2019 (12am)
Close: Sat 21st Sep 2019 (8am)
Coordinator:
Administrator:
Brief Summary:
Join us for a walk on the wild side. Practice essential skills for multi day hikes. Targeted to Scouts preparing for blue and green cord hikes. Based in Blue Mountains National Park - Narrowneck Plateau, Wild Dog Mountains, Coxs River & Megalong Valley. Learn about indigenous culture and European settlers of Megalong Valley. Steep ascents/descents. Approx 35 km. Participants will be accompanied by an adventurous activity guide or instructor.
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Activity Details

Activity: Splendour Rock Bushwalking Practice 3 day

Formation: GWS Region

Location: Katoomba Loop to Splendour Rock via Narrowneck Plateau, Medlow Gap then Knights Deck, Blue Dog Spur, Carlon Farm, Green Gully, Old Ford Reserve and Nellies Glen

Start time: 8:00 am Date Saturday, 5 Oct 2019 From Katoomba Station

Finish time: 6:00 pm Date: Monday, 7 Oct 2019 To Katoomba Station

Activity Coordinator: Tristan Flores Phone: 0420 634 135

Cost: N/A Payable to: N/A Closing Date: Saturday, 21 Sept 2019

Method of transport to and from the activity: Own transport or NSW Trains (Blue Mountains Line)

The activity will not be under direct adult supervision.

The activity will involve both male and female youth members.

Both male and female leaders will not be present.

Emergency Contact

If you feel that the participant is overdue in returning from the activity you should contact the nominated emergency contact.

Name: Mrs Helen Flores Home Phone: (02) 4787 5083 Mobile: N/A

Additional Details

Suitable for youth members who are learning to carry a loaded pack.

This route is likely to include fire trail, walking track and some off track. Track grades are medium with some extended steep ascent/decent sections. This involves extended strenuous physical activity and endurance. Suitable for youth and adults who exercise and or play sport regularly.

This camp is self-catered so please bring whatever suits your liking. It is important to bring sufficient food for the duration. Choose hearty and nutritious foods that will provide sufficient energy.

Campsite may be an informal clearing. A freestanding tent or lightweight fly is advised. Ground may be firm and space limited. Views in the morning should be rewarding.

Prepare for bush toileting and hygiene during the hike.

Participants coming by train are encouraged to travel in small groups and travel in the guard's carriage marked with a blue light. Scout uniform is not required however please wear your scarf.

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