Event Details

Otford Tunnel & Illawarra Escarpment

Sat 15th Aug 2020 (9.30am to 5pm)
Otford Station
Lady Carrington Road
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Participant (Cub, Scout, Venturer, Rover) (Free)
Participant (Leader) (Free)
Open: Sat 13th Jun 2020 (12am)
Close: Sat 1st Aug 2020 (9am)
Maximum 18 people
Brief Summary:
This activity will form a day walk on Saturday only. Illawarra Escarpment | Otford Tunnel, Stanwell Park, Maddens Plains, Sublime Point, Austinmer Approx. 20 km Medium with some hard Grade Capacity will be 20 dependent on restrictions. Aiming for Cubs, Scouts & Venturers.
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Additional Information

Due to camping restrictions this activity will form a day walk on Saturday only. Finish approx. 5 pm Saturday afternoon Wombarra. Shortened route.

Activity Details

Activity: Otford Tunnel & Illawarra Escarpment

Formation: GWS Region

Location: Illawarra Escarpment SCA | Otford, Stanwell Park, Stanwell Tops, Maddens Plains, Sublime Point and Austinmer

Start time: 9:30 am Date Saturday, 15 Aug 2020 From Otford Station

Finish time: Approx. 2:00 pm Date: Sunday, 16 Aug 2020 To Austinmer Station

Activity Coordinator: Tristan Flores Phone: 0420 634 135

Cost: N/A Payable to: N/A Closing Date: Friday, 1 Aug 2020

Method of transport to and from the activity: Own transport or TrainLink NSW (Illawarra & South Coast 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

Finish time Approximate only parent/carer to be available to collect their youth member from 12 noon.

This does involve a steep climb. Rocky track with dense vegetation. Climb the escarpment through dense rainforest, track is dense, rocky and steep in places.

Approx 18 km. Otford Rail Tunnel, Wodi Wodi Track, Forest Track, Sublime Point Track

Toilets are not provided, come prepared for bush toileting and hygiene.

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

Minimal costs. Please bring opal card. 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 an informal clearing without facilities. We may come across running streams on the escarpment.

Scout uniform is not required however please wear your scarf.