Event Details

Ruined Castle (Introduction to Overnight Hikes)

When:
Sat 9th Sep 2017 (9.30am) to Sun 10th Sep 2017 (3.30pm)
Where:
Katoomba Station
Goldsmith Place, Katoomba
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Cost:
Participant (Free)
Registrations:
Open: Wed 12th Jul 2017 (9am)
Close: Sat 26th Aug 2017 (9am)
Coordinator:
Administrator:
Brief Summary:
An introduction to the physical/mechanical aspects of overnight hiking. All participants will be supported by a bushwalking guide.
Event Documents

  Download E1 parts 1 and 2 Ruined Castle

Register each participant on Scout Event, download the E1 form, complete the form and send to GWS Region Office by the closing date. 6 Baden Powell Place, Winston Hills NSW 2153 gws.region@nsw.scouts.com.au

Additional Information

An introduction to the physical/mechanical aspects of overnight hiking.

The distance will be 14 km. The average grade of the hike will be entry level inclusive of a medium section. All participants will be supported by a bushwalking guide. Suitable for Scouts on their first overnight hike.

The campsite below the Ruined Castle includes a storm shelter, picnic table, rainwater tank and toilet.

Light commentary provided. Keep a close eye for reminders of the Coal mining days.

Walking route includes Glenraphael Drive, Golden Stairs and Federal Pass.

Our learning intention

1 How to adjust my pack

2 Contents and weight distribution 

3 Learning to hike with my pack under load

Registrations