Activity: Shipley Plateau (Bushwalking Skills)
Formation: GWS Region
Location: Blackheath Glen Reserve | Medlow Bath, Megalong Road, Shipley Plateau, Blackheath
Start time: 9:00 am Date Saturday, 16 May 2020 From Medlow Bath Station
Finish time: Approx. 2:00 pm Date: Sunday, 17 May 2020 To Blackheath Station
Activity Coordinator: Tristan Flores Phone: 0420 634 135
Cost: N/A Payable to: N/A Closing Date: Friday, 1 May 2020
Method of transport to and from the activity: Own transport or NSW TrainLink (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.
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
Finish time Approximate only parent/carer to be available to collect their youth member from 12 noon.
Approx 12 km Belgravia Street, Sunbath Track, Tuckers Lookout, Valley Track, Blackheath Glen Reserve, Double Echo Point, Hargreaves Lookout and Shipley Road.
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.
Suitable for youth members who are learning to carry a loaded pack. This route includes walking track, road verge and unsealed road.
Minimal costs involved self catering breakfast and morning tea. 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 Blackheath Glen Campground. Toilets & Storm shelter are available. Water can be obtained/treated from Pulpit Hill Creek.
Scout uniform is not required however please wear your scarf.