Event Details

Coxs River Overnight Hike

Sat 16th Nov 2019 (11am) to Sun 17th Nov 2019 (1pm)
Megalong Cemetery
Corner of Megalong Road and Aspinall Road
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Participant (Cub Scout 10 years and older) (Free)
Participant (Scout, Venturer, Rover, Leader) (Free)
Open: Mon 2nd Sep 2019 (9am)
Close: Sat 2nd Nov 2019 (11am)
Brief Summary:
Available to Cub Scouts aged 10 and older, Scouts, Venturers, Rovers and Leaders. The route is a 7.5 km section (15 km return) of the Six Foot Track. The track is very open and undulates through farmland/rural properties before it descends gradually to the Coxs River campground. Accompanied by an adventurous activity guide or instructor. Suitable for youth members on their first overnight hike. We are learning to adjust a hiking pack, develop a consistent walking pace and orientate a topographic map.
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Additional Information

Activity Details

Activity: Coxs River Overnight Hike

Formation: GWS Region

Location: Blue Mountains National Park | Megalong Cemetery to Coxs River Campground via Six Foot Track

Start time: 11:00 am Date Saturday, 16 Nov 2019 From Megalong Cemetery

Finish time: 1:00 pm noon Date: Sunday, 17 Nov 2019 To Megalong Cemetery

Activity Coordinator: Tristan Flores Phone: 0420 634 135

Cost: N/A Payable to: N/A Closing Date: Friday, 1 Nov 2019

Method of transport to and from the activity: Private vehicle/Carpool

There is no public transport to this location. Please note: Any youth members who would like to attend but don't have transport to the meeting point should contact us. We can arrange a carpool from Blackheath Station.

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

Private vehicle/carpool to the meeting point. 20 min drive (15.2 km) from Blackheath on sealed roads.

Suitable for youth members who are learning to carry a loaded pack. This route includes unsealed road and walking track.

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.

Camping at Coxs River campground. Toilets & Storm shelter are available. Water can be obtained/treated from Coxs River.

Scout uniform is not required however please wear your scarf.