Event Details

Ancient Forests (Bushwalking Skills)

When:
Sat 26th Aug 2017 (9.30am) to Sun 27th Aug 2017 (3pm)
Where:
Stanwell Park Station
Railway Cresent, Stanwell Park
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Cost:
Participant (Free)
Registrations:
Open: Mon 6th Feb 2017 (9am)
Close: Sat 12th Aug 2017 (8am)
Coordinator:
Administrator:
Brief Summary:
A medium grade overnight hike for Scouts, Venturers and Adult Members to practice bushwalking skills in controlled environments.
Event Documents

  Download E1 form parts 1 and 2 Ancient Forests (Bushwalking Skills)

Register each participant on Scout Event, download the form, complete it and send to Region Office by the closing date.

Additional Information

Introduction

This medium grade hike involves climbing the escarpment through dense rainforest. The forest track is dense, rocky and steep in places. The track is overgrown in places. Stairs and ladders will be encountered. This extended hike is formed joining several shorter walks. The combined distance is 18 km. Toilets are not provided, come prepared for bush toileting and hygiene.

Route

Stanwell Park to Austinmer via Wodi Wodi Track, Forest Walk, Illawarra Escarpment and Sublime Point.

Cost

There are no cost except for self catering and train

Public transport is available to and from this event.

Learning Outcomes

Learning to hike with a pack under load

Techniques for ascending and decending

Set up and maintain a temporary overnight site

Identify landmarks in the landscape and locate them on a topographic map

Maps

Bulli 9029-2N

Registrations