State Bushwalking Trip
July 16, 8:00 am to July 19, 2:00 pm
Blue Mountains National Park | Coxs River Loop via Confluence of Jenolan and Coxs River
Thursday 16th (8 am) – Sunday 19th July (2 pm) 2020 July school holidays
Start and finish location: Carrington Hotel, Katoomba
Available to members of Scouts NSW (Scouts, Venturers, Rovers and Leaders)
Minimum age 13 years. Prerequisite experience: Comfortable with pack under load, previous three day hike or multiple overnight hikes.
Distance: 50 km Capacity: 30 persons
Costs: Nil admin fee, self-catering applies, own transport to Katoomba
Closing date: Friday 19th June 2020
Can apply online via https://events.greaterwestscouts.com.au/event/282
GWS Region Office Winston Hills
Are you interested to learn about multi day hiking and wilderness education?
The Kanangra-Boyd Wilderness is among the largest and most rugged wilderness areas in New South Wales. Situated to the south of Katoomba in the Blue Mountains and the Kanangra-Boyd National Parks. This walk offers an entry level wilderness experience.
Includes some sections off track, river crossings, bush toileting, extended strenuous physical activity and endurance. Suitable for youth and adult members who exercise and or play sport regularly.
This camp is self-catered so please bring whatever suits your liking. It is important to bring sufficient food for the duration. Choose hearty and nutritious foods that provide sufficient energy.
AWTGS Grade 5 Very experienced bushwalkers with specialised skills, including navigation and emergency first aid. Tracks are likely to be very rough, very steep and unmarked. Australian Standard for walking track construction (AS 2156).