Event Details

State Bushwalking Trip 2

When:
Fri 9th Oct 2020 (11am) to Sun 11th Oct 2020 (1pm)
Where:
Hawkesbury River Station
Dangar Road, Brooklyn
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Cost:
Participant (Scout, Venturer, Rover, Leader) (Free)
Registrations:
Open: Tue 1st Sep 2020 (12am)
Close: Thu 10th Sep 2020 (11pm)
Coordinator:
Administrator:
Brief Summary:
Available to members of Scouts NSW and interstate members. Minimum age originally 13 and older. If there are any Scouts ages 11 and 12 with previous multiple day walking experience, comfortable with off track walking can apply. Own transport to venue. Public transport options available TrainLink NSW (Central Coast Line).
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State Bushwalking Trip 2 "River Loop"

Friday 9th October (11 am) to Sunday 11th October (1 pm)

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

Brooklyn Dam, Porto Ridge, Sandy Bay, Mud Point 

Start & Finish: Hawkesbury River Station

Organiser: Tristan Flores Tristan.Flores@nsw.scouts.com.au

State Bushwalking Team

Available to members of Scouts NSW (Scouts, Venturers, Rovers and Leaders)

Minimum age originally 13 and older. If there are any Scouts ages 11 and 12 with previous multiple day walking experience, confident with 20 km untracked you can apply. Prerequisite experience: Comfortable with pack under load, previous three day hike or multiple overnight hikes.

Distance: Approx. 30 km

Costs: Nil admin fee, self-catering applies, own transport to Brooklyn

Closing date: Thursday 10th September

Can apply online 

GWS Region Office 6 Baden Powell Place Winston Hills NSW 2153

1 night spent in off track bush setting without grass or open spaces. Pockets of space amongst the trees and shrubs. Ground may be firm. Probably easier with smaller tents or groundsheet and fly instead of tent.

Practice off track navigation

Includes off track, river crossings, swims, bush toileting, extended strenuous physical activity and endurance. Suitable for youth and adult members 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 provide sufficient energy.

AWTGS Grade 5 Very experienced bushwalkers with specialised skills, including navigation and emergency first aid. Tracks are likely to be very rough, very steep and unmarked. Australian Standard for walking track construction (AS 2156).

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