Solitary Restaurant to Fossil Rock

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15 mins

150 m Return


19 m

Moderate track

This short walk starts at Solitary Restaurant on Cliff Drive, and soon arrives at the lookout at Fossil Rock, with great views down the valley. If you are feeling a bit more energetic, there is an optional side trip to Bridal Veil Lookout, giving great views of the Bridal Veil waterfall. This walk can be topped off with a snack from the kiosk back up on the road.




Maps for the Solitary Restaurant to Fossil 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.

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 Fossil Rock bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Solitary Restaurant to Fossil 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 150 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 Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
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 50m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 25m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 75m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

This whole walk, 75m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 50m of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 25m requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 75m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 75m 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 Fossil Rock walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Solitary Restaurant to Fossil Rock walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Solitary Restaurant to Fossil Rock 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


 



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There are other downloads I am still working on.
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Happy walking
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Leura Cascades to Gordon Falls Reserve

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1 hr 15 mins

1.8 km One way


200 m

Moderate track

From Leura Park to Gordon Falls Park, this diverse walk offers fantastic views of the Jamison Valley, as well as two great side trips down to some smaller waterfalls. Don’t be fooled by their size – they are quite beautiful. Be sure to allow extra time for the side trips (especially Gordon Falls), in order to sit and reflect as the water cascades around you.




Maps for the Leura Cascades to Gordon Falls Reserve 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 Cascades to Gordon Falls Reserve bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Leura Cascades to Gordon Falls Reserve

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 1.8 km
Time 1 hr 15 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

1km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 520m has short steep hills. The remaining (300m) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

1.1km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail and another 350m follows a smooth and hardened path. The remaining (330m) follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 920m of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 910m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 1.6km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 230m requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.8km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 1.1km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 740m 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 Leura Cascades to Gordon Falls Reserve walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Leura Cascades to Gordon Falls Reserve walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Leura Cascades to Gordon Falls Reserve walk starts at the Leura Cascades Picnic Area (gps: -33.719623, 150.3224)
Your transport options to Leura Cascades Picnic Area are by;

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

The Leura Cascades to Gordon Falls Reserve ends at the Gordon Falls Reserve (gps: -33.724736, 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


 



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There are other downloads I am still working on.
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Special Maps/ brochures
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* 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 🙂






Elysian Rock Lookout track

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15 mins

222 m Return


26 m

Moderate track

From Olympic Pde next to Leuralla Gardens in Leura, this short walk heads down to Elysian Rock Lookout, a fenced, small narrow lookout sitting high on the cliff edge. There are great view across the valley to Mount Solitary, the ‘back’ of the Three Sisters and to Narrow Neck.




Maps for the Elysian Rock Lookout track 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 Elysian Rock Lookout track bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Elysian Rock Lookout track

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 222 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

This whole walk, 110m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 110m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

This whole walk, 110m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 110m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 110m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 110m 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 Elysian Rock Lookout track walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Elysian Rock Lookout track walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Elysian Rock Lookout track walk starts and ends at the Olympian Rd (gps: -33.725132, 150.33023)
Your transport options to Olympian Rd 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


 



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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 🙂




Hay Monolith

And Walk






1 Hr

2 km Circuit


102 m

Moderate track

This walk follows the exposed ridges of the Mt Hay area, taking in an interesting array of low heath, wildflowers and insects which add to the surrounding scenery. The track rounds the Hay Monolith, a large mass of rock that stands alone. An optional side trip offers views over the cliffs and to the prominent Lockley Pylon.




Maps for the 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 Hay Monolith bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the 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 2 km
Time 1 Hr
.

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, 2km has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 2km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

This whole walk, 2km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 2km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 2km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 2km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

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


Other Nearby walks

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


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The 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/hm

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 🙂






Gordon Falls Lookout Walk

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15 mins

260 m Return


35 m

Moderate track

This short, pleasant bushwalk from Leura leads to the Gordon Falls Lookout. As the name suggests, there are view of Gordon Falls, as well as a great view along the escarpment to Sublime Point, across to Mount Solitary and over to the Three Sisters.




Maps for the Gordon Falls Lookout 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 Gordon Falls Lookout Walk bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Gordon Falls Lookout 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 260 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 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 90m of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 40m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

Around 90m of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path, whilst the remaining 40m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

This whole walk, 130m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 130m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 130m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 90m of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 40m 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 Gordon Falls Lookout Walk walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Gordon Falls Lookout Walk walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Gordon Falls Lookout Walk walk starts and ends 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)

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/gflw

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 🙂






Govetts Creek Lookout

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1 hr 30 mins

2.9 km Return


115 m

Moderate track

This side trail from Fortress Ridge provides access to a fantastic lookout with breathtaking views along the valley and of the amazing sandstone cliffs. The walk to the lookout is mostly along management trails through the lovely heath. The views from the lookout extend across the large valley (Govetts Creek) to the cliffs on the other side, including to Pulpit Rock.




Maps for the Govetts Creek 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.

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

Cross sectional view of the Govetts Creek Lookout bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Govetts Creek 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 2.9 km
Time 1 hr 30 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 740m of this walk is flat with no steps, whilst the remaining 690m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

690m of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 620m follows a smooth and hardened path. The remaining (120m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 820m of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 620m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 1.3km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 120m requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.4km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 820m of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 620m 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 Govetts Creek Lookout walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Govetts Creek Lookout walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Govetts Creek Lookout 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/gcl

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 🙂




Olympian Lookout

And Walk






20 mins

296 m Return


58 m

Moderate track

This short walk from Leura descends many steps as it heads down to the top of the escarpment, overlooking the Jamison Valley. The lookout is fenced and there is an bench seat to enjoy the view from.




Maps for the Olympian 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.

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

Cross sectional view of the Olympian Lookout bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Olympian 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 296 m
Time 20 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Smooth and hardened path (1/6)
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

This whole walk, 150m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 150m follows a smooth and hardened path.

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 Olympian Lookout walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Olympian Lookout walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Olympian Lookout walk starts and ends at the Olympian Parade (gps: -33.724816, 150.32931)
Your transport options to Olympian Parade 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/ol

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 Golf Course to Gladstone Lookout

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1 hr 30 mins

2.9 km Return


195 m

Moderate track

This walk takes you to the dramatic views of Gladstone Lookout, past the Leura Golf Course. Gladstone Lookout has sweeping views of the many cliffs surrounding the Jamison Valley below, including the Kings Tableland. This is one of the less visited formal lookouts in the area, but still offers great views.




Maps for the Leura Golf Course to Gladstone 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.

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 Golf Course to Gladstone Lookout bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Leura Golf Course to Gladstone 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 2.9 km
Time 1 hr 30 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate 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 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, 1.5km has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

Around 1.3km of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path, whilst the remaining 140m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

This whole walk, 1.5km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 1.5km 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 1.3km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 140m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Leura Golf Course to Gladstone Lookout walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Leura Golf Course to Gladstone Lookout walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Leura Golf Course to Gladstone Lookout walk starts and ends at the Int of Grand Cliff Top Walk and Fairmont Place (gps: -33.721785, 150.348)
Your transport options to Int of Grand Cliff Top Walk and Fairmont Place 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/lgctgl

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 Restaurant to Jamieson Lookout

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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.




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

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 🙂




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.




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

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 🙂