Dependent on safe weather conditions, this location has road access.
This activity may be cancelled at short notice due to health requirements.
Covid Safe Plan and QR code check in.
If we cannot meet as a group of 20 we can form 2 groups of 10.
If feeling unwell stay home.
Wear a face mask during transport, when near stations and shops, and when inside buildings.
Regular hand cleaning.
No sharing of food.
1 person per tent.
1.5 metres between tents.
Mount York Road, Berghofer Drive, Walking Track, Lockyers Trackhead, Old Wells, Bardens LO, Mount York LO, Coxs Road, Lockyers Trackhead, Hartley Vale Road, Waltons Road, Lawsons Long Alley, Berghofer Drive, Mount York Road, Caltex Approx 18 km Loop
Suitable for youth members who are learning to carry a loaded pack.
This route includes walking track and unsealed roads. Average grade is entry/medium inclusive of short ascent and decsent sections. Suitable for youth and adults who exercise and or play sport regularly.
Highlights include Mount York Lookout and Hartley Vale village. The descent into Hartley Vale on Coxs Road is rocky in places but achievable. The ascent to Mount Victoria on Lawsons Long Alley is a pleasant short climb on an open track.
We are camping at Lockyers Trackhead located on Hartley Vale Road. This site has a pit toilet, picnic tables, grassy area and a carpark.
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.
Prepare for bush toileting and hygiene during the hike. If we come close to a toilet we will stop however they are infrequent and sometimes closed due to maintenance or vandalism.
Participants coming by train are encouraged to travel in small groups and travel in the guard's carriage marked with a blue light.
Scout uniform is not required however please wear your scarf. Please bring some money for afternoon tea.