Solitary Restaurant to Jamieson Lookout

Download & Print Map and Notes




15 mins

308 m Return


21 m

Moderate track

Starting near Solitary Restaurant in Leura, this walk heads into the bush passing Echo Tree Lookout. The track the follows the Prince Henry track to Federal Pass, soon coming to Jamiesons Lookout. Jamiesons Lookout provides a great view across the valley, with a bench seat to help you rest and take it in. Consider starting or ending the walk with a snack at Solitary Restaurant.

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Maps for the Solitary Restaurant to Jamieson Lookout walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Six Foot Track 1:50 000 Map Series Six Foot Track NSW-six-foot-track
Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series 89301S KATOOMBA NSW-89301S
Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 KATOOMBA 8930

Cross sectional view of the Solitary Restaurant to Jamieson Lookout bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Solitary Restaurant to Jamieson Lookout

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 308 m
Time 15 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

95m of this walk is flat with no steps and another 40m has short steep hills. The remaining (15m) has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 150m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

This whole walk, 150m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 150m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 150m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 150m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Solitary Restaurant to Jamieson Lookout walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Solitary Restaurant to Jamieson Lookout walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Solitary Restaurant to Jamieson Lookout walk starts and ends at the Int of Cliff Drive and Prince Henry Cliff Walk (gps: -33.721566, 150.31951)
Your transport options to Int of Cliff Drive and Prince Henry Cliff Walk are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Central Tablelands weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/srtjl

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There are other downloads I am still working on.
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* PDF with Lands Topo map base
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I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂




Mt Hay

And Walk






1 hr 45 mins

3.1 km Return


194 m

Hard track

This is an excellent walk across the exposed ridges of the Mt Hay area. There are great views of the swamps below Mt Hay and further into the Grose Valley. The basalt-capped Mt Hay provides a change in vegetation towards the top of the hill, which also blocks the view from the top.

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Maps for the Mt Hay walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series 89301S KATOOMBA NSW-89301S
Mount Wilson 1:25 000 Map Series 89301N MOUNT WILSON NSW-89301N
Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 KATOOMBA 8930

Cross sectional view of the Mt Hay bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Mt Hay

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 3.1 km
Time 1 hr 45 mins
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

Around 1.1km of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 430m is very steep.

Quality of track

Around 1.2km of this walk follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely, whilst the remaining 330m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 1.2km of this walk has minimal directional signs, whilst the remaining 330m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 1.2km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 330m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.5km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 1.2km of this walk has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged), whilst the remaining 330m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Mt Hay walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Mt Hay walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Mt Hay walk starts and ends at the Mt Hay car park (gps: -33.629907, 150.40203)
Your main transport option to Mt Hay car park is by;

Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Central Tablelands weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/mh

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There are other downloads I am still working on.
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I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂




Tarpeian Rock

And Walk






15 mins

432 m Return


31 m

Easy track

This short walk starts from Cliff Rd in Leura and heads out to Tarpeian Rock Lookout, crossing over Prince Henry Cliff Walk. The lookout provides breathtaking views down the Jamison Valley and along the Kings Tableland to Mount Solitary. The floor of the lookout is interesting in it’s own right, with fascinating circular pattens.

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Maps for the Tarpeian Rock walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series 89301S KATOOMBA NSW-89301S
Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 KATOOMBA 8930

Cross sectional view of the Tarpeian Rock bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Tarpeian Rock

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 432 m
Time 15 mins
.

Grade 2/6

Easy track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

Around 170m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 50m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 220m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

This whole walk, 220m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 220m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 220m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 220m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Tarpeian Rock walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Tarpeian Rock walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Tarpeian Rock walk starts and ends at the Cliff Drive (gps: -33.72233, 150.32586)
Your transport options to Cliff Drive are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Central Tablelands weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/tr

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
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I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂






Mt Hay and Hay Monolith

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2 hrs

4.6 km Circuit


273 m

Hard track

This walk combines the Mt Hay and Hay Monolith trails. The track takes in the best of the exposed ridges, with views into the swamps and the Grose Valley. Walkers will pass by many rock formations and wild flowers in the low heath. The summit of Mt Hay does not give views of the region, but the track up showcases the surrounding scenery.

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Maps for the Mt Hay and Hay Monolith walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series 89301S KATOOMBA NSW-89301S
Mount Wilson 1:25 000 Map Series 89301N MOUNT WILSON NSW-89301N
Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 KATOOMBA 8930

Cross sectional view of the Mt Hay and Hay Monolith bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Mt Hay and Hay Monolith

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 4.6 km
Time 2 hrs
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

Around 3.8km of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 860m is very steep.

Quality of track

Around 2.4km of this walk follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely, whilst the remaining 2.2km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 2.4km of this walk has minimal directional signs, whilst the remaining 2.2km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 2.4km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 2.2km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 4.6km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 2.4km of this walk has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged), whilst the remaining 2.2km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Mt Hay and Hay Monolith walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Mt Hay and Hay Monolith walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Mt Hay and Hay Monolith walk starts and ends at the Mt Hay car park (gps: -33.629907, 150.40203)
Your main transport option to Mt Hay car park is by;

Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Central Tablelands weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/mhahm

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂






Lyrebird Dell walk

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30 mins

538 m Return


38 m

Moderate track

Lyrebird Dell is a glorious and culturally significant location in the Blue Mountains. This walk follows the shortest route to the picnic area in a large sandstone cave. You will find the cave nestled into the hillside beside a lovely waterfall. The cave enjoys a long history with the traditional owners and is home to an basic picnic area, making a great place to be still and enjoy this valley.

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Maps for the Lyrebird Dell walk walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series 89301S KATOOMBA NSW-89301S
Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 KATOOMBA 8930

Cross sectional view of the Lyrebird Dell walk bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Lyrebird Dell walk

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 538 m
Time 30 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

120m of this walk is flat with no steps and another 95m has short steep hills. The remaining (55m) has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 270m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

This whole walk, 270m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 270m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 270m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 270m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Lyrebird Dell walk walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Lyrebird Dell walk walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Lyrebird Dell walk walk starts and ends at the Leura Oval (gps: -33.7207, 150.3322)
Your transport options to Leura Oval are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Central Tablelands weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/ldw

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂






Leura to Katoomba via Dardanelles Pass

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4 hrs

6.6 km One way


697 m

Hard track

With approximately equal parts cliff-walk and forest track, this track truly shows what the cliff edges of the Jamison Valley have to offer, especially at Tarpeian and Fossil Rocks. There is a beautiful descent into the valley, as well as the mystique of Leura Forest, and a number of great spots to take a break along the way. The walk finishes with an exciting ride to the top of Scenic World on the world’s steepest railway.

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Maps for the Leura to Katoomba via Dardanelles Pass walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Six Foot Track 1:50 000 Map Series Six Foot Track NSW-six-foot-track
Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series 89301S KATOOMBA NSW-89301S
Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 KATOOMBA 8930

Cross sectional view of the Leura to Katoomba via Dardanelles Pass bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Leura to Katoomba via Dardanelles Pass

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 6.6 km
Time 4 hrs
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

4.1km of this walk has short steep hills and another 2.1km has gentle hills with occasional steps. Whilst another 550m is flat with no steps and the remaining 200m is very steep.

Quality of track

4.4km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail and another 1.3km follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely. Whilst another 650m follows a smooth and hardened path and the remaining 540m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 5km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 1.9km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 6km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 660m requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 7km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 170m is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

Around 6km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 1.2km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Leura to Katoomba via Dardanelles Pass walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Leura to Katoomba via Dardanelles Pass walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Leura to Katoomba via Dardanelles Pass walk starts at the Corner of Olympian Parade and Lone Pine Ave (gps: -33.725365, 150.33191)
Your transport options to Corner of Olympian Parade and Lone Pine Ave are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

The Leura to Katoomba via Dardanelles Pass ends at the Scenic World (gps: -33.728585, 150.30095)
Your transport options to Scenic World are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Central Tablelands weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/ltkvdp

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂






Solitary Kiosk and Restaurant to Copelands Lookout

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20 mins

570 m Return


57 m

Moderate track

Starting from Solitary Restaurant on Cliff Drive in Leura, this track heads down to the historic Copelands Lookout, providing great views across Jamison Valley. Copelands Lookout is a fairly large lookout with a natural sandstone floor and hand-built sandstone walls. This one way of enjoying great views of the Jamison valley without the hustle and bustle of Echo Point. The walk also offers an optional side trip to the Bridal Veil Lookout, where you can see the falls by the same name.

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Maps for the Solitary Kiosk and Restaurant to Copelands Lookout walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Six Foot Track 1:50 000 Map Series Six Foot Track NSW-six-foot-track
Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series 89301S KATOOMBA NSW-89301S
Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 KATOOMBA 8930

Cross sectional view of the Solitary Kiosk and Restaurant to Copelands Lookout bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Solitary Kiosk and Restaurant to Copelands Lookout

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 570 m
Time 20 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

Around 190m of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 90m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

Around 170m of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 120m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 250m of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 40m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 190m of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 90m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 290m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 250m of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 40m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Solitary Kiosk and Restaurant to Copelands Lookout walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Solitary Kiosk and Restaurant to Copelands Lookout walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Solitary Kiosk and Restaurant to Copelands Lookout walk starts and ends at the Int of Cliff Drive and Prince Henry Cliff Walk (gps: -33.721565, 150.31952)
Your transport options to Int of Cliff Drive and Prince Henry Cliff Walk are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Central Tablelands weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/skartcl

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂




Lockley Pylon

And Walk






3 hrs 15 mins

6.8 km Return


338 m

Hard track

Lockley Pylon Track is an outstanding walk, offering some amazing views and interesting side trips. From Mt Hay Rd, the walk passes the prominent features of the Pinnacles (with an optional side trip exploring these) and climbs to Lockley Pylon, which gives 360-degree views of the Mt Hay area and Grose Valley. Another optional side trip to Fortress Canyon Waterfall is well worth the walk, with its contrasting plateau, cliff and valley features creating some breath-taking scenery.

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Maps for the Lockley Pylon walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series 89301S KATOOMBA NSW-89301S
Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 KATOOMBA 8930

Cross sectional view of the Lockley Pylon bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Lockley Pylon

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 6.8 km
Time 3 hrs 15 mins
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

This whole walk, 3.4km has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 2.1km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 1.3km follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely.

Signs

This whole walk, 3.4km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 3.4km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 3.4km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 3.4km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Lockley Pylon walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Lockley Pylon walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Lockley Pylon walk starts and ends at the Lockley car park (gps: -33.651076, 150.37163)
Your main transport option to Lockley car park is by;

Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Central Tablelands weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/lp

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂




Pool of Siloam

And Walk






30 mins

600 m Return


68 m

Moderate track

This lovely walk takes you from the grassy area of Gordon Falls Reserve down through the lush vegetation and cliffs to the Pool of Siloam. The Pool and waterfall is an amazing place and cool place on warmer summer days. This walk is a great way to explore a part of the Blue Mountains after a picnic in the park and a chance to enjoy the cooler climate with the large fern trees.

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Maps for the Pool of Siloam walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series 89301S KATOOMBA NSW-89301S
Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 KATOOMBA 8930

Cross sectional view of the Pool of Siloam bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Pool of Siloam

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 600 m
Time 30 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

This whole walk, 300m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 300m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

This whole walk, 300m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 300m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 250m of this walk is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety, whilst the remaining 45m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 300m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Pool of Siloam walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Pool of Siloam walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Pool of Siloam walk starts and ends at the Gordon Falls Reserve (gps: -33.724728, 150.33273)
Your transport options to Gordon Falls Reserve are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Central Tablelands weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/pos

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂






Fortress Ridge Trail

Download & Print Map and Notes




3 hrs

7.4 km Return


244 m

Moderate track

A fantastic return walk with stunning views, this track leads along the Fortress Ridge, out to the cliffs above the Grose Valley. The views from the lookout and along the trail are superb, with the sheer cliffs and a deep valley to put it all in perspective. The track is popular with canyoners, who use it to access Fortress Canyon.

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Maps for the Fortress Ridge Trail walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series 89301S KATOOMBA NSW-89301S
Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 KATOOMBA 8930

Cross sectional view of the Fortress Ridge Trail bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Fortress Ridge Trail

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 7.4 km
Time 3 hrs
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

This whole walk, 3.7km has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 3.7km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

This whole walk, 3.7km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 3.7km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 3.7km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 3.7km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Fortress Ridge Trail walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Fortress Ridge Trail walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Fortress Ridge Trail walk starts and ends at the Fortress Ridge car park (gps: -33.658099, 150.3642)
Your main transport option to Fortress Ridge car park is by;

Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Central Tablelands weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/frxx

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂