Grand Canyon Track Hike
Blackheath New South Wales - Sun 24th November 2019

Max Participants:
12
Location:
Blackheath New South Wales
Date:
Sun 24th November 2019
Start Time:
10:00am
End Time:
2:00pm
Duration:
3-4 hours
Non-Member Cost:
$10.00 per person
Member Cost:
FREE
Tagged:
blue mountains hike

Often regarded as the most impressive walking trail in the Blue Mountains, the Grand Canyon Walk will leave you in awe as you hike through lush rainforest with several creek crossings, waterfalls, huge sandstone walls and rock overhangs.

Constructed and opened to the public in 1907, the 6km long Grand Canyon walking track was the first of its kind and has since been challenged by thousands of hiking enthusiasts each year.

 

Our NSW Coordinator Deb will meet you just before 10.00am in The Grand Canyon Loop carpark - the car park is fairly large but she will be wearing a bright orange Adventurous Women ® ™ Cap for easy identification and her contact number will be supplied with your booking confirmation should you need to contact her.

Deb has completed several times this fabulaous walk several times or more and knows the track (and the Blue Mountains) like the back of her hand.

Make sure you bring your lunch along so we can enjoy a picnic at the end of the trail (weather permitting)


About The Walk:  

Classified as Grade 3 - click the link to find out more about the grading system

Distance: 6.3km loop

Time Allocated: 3 - 4 hours

Gradient: Short steep hills

Steps: Many steps

Quality of Track: Formed Track

Experience Required: No experience required, however you should have a good level of general fitness as the walk can be challenging at times


For more information about the walking trail, grading, directions, travel time, maps etc - click here on the Parks NSW Website


Gallery

Sun setting on the escarpments from Evans Lookout, Blue Mountains National Park - Adam Taylor; Destination NSW
Rainforest
Waterfalls!
On one of the lookouts

Location

Please note map locations and route are approximate only

Highlights

● An intimate and adventurous track which walkers have trodden since 1907

● The heart of the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains

● Arresting sandstone walls, ever-present waterfalls and abundant native plants

● Spectacular Views

Includes

Adventurous Women® Walk Host

Excludes

Transport to/from Blue Mountains

Lunch

What To Bring/Wear

- Water, Sunscreen, Hat

- Snacks

- Your Lunch

- Good Walking Shoes/Boots

- Walking Poles if you generally use them

- All weather gear ie: windproof/waterproof jacket, fleece or warm windcheater (We walk even if cold and raining & will only cancel the walk if there is a severe weather warning and you will be contact should this occur)

- Change of clothes in case of rain - These can be stored in someone’s car if you decide to catch the train from Sydney and a taxi to the carpark.

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