Flat Top

And Walk






30 mins

1 km Return


46 m

Moderate track

The walk to the summit of Flat Top is a very short climb. A treat awaits at the summit, with a near-360 degree view of the surrounding valleys, including the Grose Valley. There are also great views to other features including Mt Hay and Lockley Pylon. The walk and mountain itself may be short, but the views are spectacular and well worth exploring.




Maps for the Flat Top 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 Flat Top bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Flat Top

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 km
Time 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 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, 510m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 510m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

This whole walk, 510m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 510m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 510m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 510m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Flat Top walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Flat Top walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Flat Top walk starts and ends at the Flat Top car park (gps: -33.651867, 150.36963)
Your main transport option to Flat Top 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/ft

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 and Pool of Siloam Circuit

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1 Hr

1.4 km Circuit


97 m

Moderate track

This is a magnificent round trip which passes some amazing scenery with Lyrebird Dell featuring. The walk takes in both sides of the valley, with a worthwhile sidetrip option which explores the Pool of Siloam. The walk is a cool shady path with a number of places to stop and take in your surroundings.




Maps for the Lyrebird Dell and Pool of Siloam Circuit 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 and Pool of Siloam Circuit bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Lyrebird Dell and Pool of Siloam Circuit

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 1.4 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 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

Around 880m of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 490m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

Around 1.1km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 230m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 1.1km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 230m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 1.4km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 1.1km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 250m is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

Around 1.1km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 230m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Lyrebird Dell and Pool of Siloam Circuit walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Lyrebird Dell and Pool of Siloam Circuit walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Lyrebird Dell and Pool of Siloam Circuit walk starts and ends at the Gordon Falls Reserve (gps: -33.724727, 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/ldposc

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 Reserve to Golf Links Lookout

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1 Hr

1.4 km Return


133 m

Moderate track

A walk with two spectacular features, the Pool of Siloam and Golf Links Lookout. A fantastic waterfall and an excellent view which really make this walk a stunning way to explore the bushland.




Maps for the Gordon Reserve to Golf Links 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 Gordon Reserve to Golf Links Lookout bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Gordon Reserve to Golf Links 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 1.4 km
Time 1 Hr
.

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 Directional signs along the way (3/6)
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, 720m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 720m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 420m of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 300m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 720m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 470m of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 250m is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 720m 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 Reserve to Golf Links Lookout walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Gordon Reserve to Golf Links Lookout walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Gordon Reserve to Golf Links Lookout 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/grtgll

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 Oval to End of Gladstone Rd

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1 Hr

1.6 km One way


115 m

Moderate track

The walk from Leura Oval to Gladstone Rd is a fantastic way of exploring a small section of the Blue Mountains National Park. You will visit number of scenic spots including the Pool of Siloam and Golf Links Lookout. The cave, picnic area and waterfall at Lyrebird Dell make this a nice place to stop early in the walk. This walk is an excellent way to cross the valley.




Maps for the Leura Oval to End of Gladstone Rd 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 Oval to End of Gladstone Rd bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Leura Oval to End of Gladstone Rd

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 1.6 km
Time 1 Hr
.

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 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 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

1.4km of this walk has short steep hills and another 120m is flat with no steps. The remaining (55m) has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 1.6km follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 1.1km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 420m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 1.6km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.6km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 1.6km 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 Oval to End of Gladstone Rd walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Leura Oval to End of Gladstone Rd walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Leura Oval to End of Gladstone Rd walk starts 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)

The Leura Oval to End of Gladstone Rd ends at the End of Gladstone Rd (gps: -33.72607, 150.3389)
Your transport options to End of Gladstone 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


 



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

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 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


 



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

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 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


 



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

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 🙂






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


 



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

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 🙂




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

Download & Print Map and Notes




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 🙂