Mt Sugarloaf Red Track

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1 Hr

800 m Circuit


43 m

Moderate track

A must do if you’re in the area, this walk travels through particularly attractive forest as it circumnavigates the summit of Mt Sugarloaf. The side trip to the summit of Mt Sugarloaf would best be done first, followed by a leisurely walk along the track. There are many picnic options, either during or at the end of walk. Enjoy the views and attractive forest on this walk.

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Maps for the Mt Sugarloaf Red 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.

Wallsend 1:25 000 Map Series 92323S WALLSEND NSW-92323S
Newcastle 1:100 000 Map Series 9232 NEWCASTLE 9232

Cross sectional view of the Mt Sugarloaf Red Track bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Mt Sugarloaf Red 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 800 m
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

Around 700m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 100m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 620m of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 180m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 720m of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 80m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 800m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 800m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 720m of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 80m 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 Mt Sugarloaf Red Track walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Mt Sugarloaf Red Track walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Mt Sugarloaf Red Track walk starts and ends at the Mt Sugarloaf Carpark (gps: -32.890649, 151.53942)
Your main transport option to Mt Sugarloaf Carpark 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 Hunter weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



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Flat Rock to Congewai Valley East Track Head

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5 hrs

13.8 km One way


336 m

Hard track

Starting from the grand views of Flat Rock Lookout high on the range, you will walk down into the Congewai Valley below. On the first section of this walk, you will explore a little used dirt road to the Congewai Communication Tower. From here you follow a series of tracks that wind down, steeply in places, through the tall open forest with a scattering of grass trees to the bottom of the range. Now the walk guides you through open farmland before following Congewai Road along main valley to the trackhead near Brown Muir Farm.

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Maps for the Flat Rock to Congewai Valley East Track Head 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.

Wollombi 1:25 000 Map Series 91323S WOLLOMBI NSW-91323S
Quorrobolong 1:25 000 Map Series 91322S QUORROBOLONG NSW-91322S
Murrays Run 1:25 000 Map Series 91314N MURRAYS RUN NSW-91314N
Morisset 1:25 000 Map Series 91311N MORISSET NSW-91311N
Wollombi 1:50 000 Map Series 91323 WOLLOMBI CW-91323
Cessnock 1:50 000 Map Series 91322 CESSNOCK CW-91322
Cessnock 1:100 000 Map Series 9132 CESSNOCK 9132
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131

Cross sectional view of the Flat Rock to Congewai Valley East Track Head bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Flat Rock to Congewai Valley East Track Head

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 13.8 km
Time 5 hrs
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
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

5km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 4.9km has short steep hills. The remaining (3.7km) is very steep.

Quality of track

6km of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path and another 4km follows a clear and well formed track or trail. The remaining (3.7km) follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 9km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 5km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 10km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 3.7km requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 14km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 10km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 4km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Flat Rock to Congewai Valley East Track Head walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Flat Rock to Congewai Valley East Track Head walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Flat Rock to Congewai Valley East Track Head walk starts at the Flat Rock Lookout (gps: -33.003019, 151.27147)
Your main transport option to Flat Rock Lookout is by;

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

The Flat Rock to Congewai Valley East Track Head ends at the Congewai Valley east trackhead (gps: -32.995224, 151.30046)
Your main transport option to Congewai Valley east trackhead 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 Hunter 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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Monkey Face Circuit

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45 mins

1.3 km Circuit


74 m

Moderate track

This short and scenic walk offers two lookouts and a forest walk. Gap Creek viewpoint gives views of dense forest, while the Monkey Face viewpoint gives views of forested farmland in the Gap Creek valley. The short forest walk between these two viewpoints is amongst large rocks and offers views of its own. The cliffs between the viewpoints are used by rock climbers and abseiling parties, so do not dislodge rocks from the top of the cliffs. This is a recommended and scenic walk.

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Maps for the Monkey Face 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.

Morisset 1:25 000 Map Series 91311N MORISSET NSW-91311N
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131

Cross sectional view of the Monkey Face Circuit bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Monkey Face 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 1.3 km
Time 45 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 790m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 520m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 790m of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 520m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 790m of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 520m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 790m of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 520m requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.3km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 790m of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 520m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Monkey Face Circuit walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Monkey Face Circuit walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Monkey Face Circuit walk starts and ends at the Gaps Creek Viewpoint (gps: -33.016231, 151.43025)
Your main transport option to Gaps Creek Viewpoint 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 Hunter 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/mfc

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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
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I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂






Gap Creek Falls Walk

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1 Hr

1.5 km Return


162 m

Moderate track

This walk leads to one of the best waterfalls in the Hunter area and is highly recommended. The walk travels through dense rainforest, before descending to an inspiring amphitheatre of rock with the dramatic Gap Creek Falls. Spend some time looking around the base of the falls, particularly behind the falls on the narrow unfenced ledge. This walk is particularly good on a hot day, where the cooling spray off the waterfall is appreciated.

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Maps for the Gap Creek Falls 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.

Morisset 1:25 000 Map Series 91311N MORISSET NSW-91311N
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131

Cross sectional view of the Gap Creek Falls Walk bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Gap Creek Falls 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 1.5 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 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 380m of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 370m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 750m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 380m of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 370m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 380m of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 370m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 750m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 750m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Gap Creek Falls Walk walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Gap Creek Falls Walk walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Gap Creek Falls Walk walk starts and ends at the Gap Creek picnic area (gps: -33.01327, 151.43061)
Your main transport option to Gap Creek picnic area 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 Hunter 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/gcfw

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 🙂






Muirs Rainforest Walk

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1 Hr

1.5 km Return


130 m

Moderate track

This is a good walk on a hot day. This walk leaves Muirs Lookout and descends through healthy blackbutt and blue gum forest to find a moist rainforest of ferns and mosses. A quiet sit and picnic within the rainforest would be lovely. This walk returns the same way you have come.

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Maps for the Muirs Rainforest 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.

Morisset 1:25 000 Map Series 91311N MORISSET NSW-91311N
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131

Cross sectional view of the Muirs Rainforest Walk bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Muirs Rainforest 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 1.5 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 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

This whole walk, 770m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 770m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

This whole walk, 770m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 770m requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 770m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 770m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Muirs Rainforest Walk walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Muirs Rainforest Walk walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Muirs Rainforest Walk walk starts and ends at the Muirs Lookout (gps: -33.099573, 151.37987)
Your main transport option to Muirs Lookout 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 Hunter 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/mrw

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
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* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
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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 🙂






Gap Creek Rainforest Walk

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1 Hr

1.7 km Return


111 m

Hard track

This walk takes you deep into moist rainforest and is well worthwhile. The walk is mostly flat and travels through a varied and healthy rainforest, with strangler fig vines, large older trees and lots of wildlife. If you are lucky, you could find the protected yabbies in the creek at the end of the walk. This walk is a must do, particularly on a hot day.

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Maps for the Gap Creek Rainforest 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.

Morisset 1:25 000 Map Series 91311N MORISSET NSW-91311N
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131

Cross sectional view of the Gap Creek Rainforest Walk bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Gap Creek Rainforest 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 1.7 km
Time 1 Hr
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure 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, 860m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

Around 490m of this walk follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely, whilst the remaining 370m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

This whole walk, 860m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 490m of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 370m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 860m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 860m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Gap Creek Rainforest Walk walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Gap Creek Rainforest Walk walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Gap Creek Rainforest Walk walk starts and ends at the Gap Creek picnic area (gps: -33.01327, 151.43061)
Your main transport option to Gap Creek picnic area 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 Hunter 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/gcrw

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)
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Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* 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 🙂






Pines Circuit Walk

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45 mins

1.7 km Circuit


56 m

Moderate track

This short walk takes you into the moist forest around Dora Creek and is recommended. The walk visits a small waterfall and dammed pool then travels through forest, visiting the large open Pines picnic area before returning to the starting point. The section of this walk near Dora Creek is particularly pleasant on a hot day.

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Maps for the Pines Circuit 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.

Morisset 1:25 000 Map Series 91311N MORISSET NSW-91311N
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131

Cross sectional view of the Pines Circuit Walk bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Pines Circuit 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 1.7 km
Time 45 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 1.6km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 120m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 1.5km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 210m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 1.4km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 340m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 1.4km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 360m requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.7km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 1.4km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 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 Pines Circuit Walk walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Pines Circuit Walk walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Pines Circuit Walk walk starts and ends at the Pines Camping Area (gps: -33.062918, 151.33661)
Your main transport option to Pines Camping Area 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 Hunter 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/pcw

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 Sugarloaf Green Track

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1 hr 30 mins

1.8 km Circuit


73 m

Moderate track

This longer walk travels though gentle forest, with many opportunities for picnics. Primarily in forest, this walk occasionally offers views out to the surrounding plains. The side trip to the western viewpoint (unfenced) is particularly recommended as the views are fabulous. This walk is mostly flat or gently undulating and therefore would be good for families. A recommended walk.

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Maps for the Mt Sugarloaf Green 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.

Wallsend 1:25 000 Map Series 92323S WALLSEND NSW-92323S
Newcastle 1:100 000 Map Series 9232 NEWCASTLE 9232

Cross sectional view of the Mt Sugarloaf Green Track bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Mt Sugarloaf Green 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 1.8 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 1.6km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 160m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 1.5km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 310m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 910m of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 860m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 1.2km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 580m 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 1.4km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 390m 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 Mt Sugarloaf Green Track walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Mt Sugarloaf Green Track walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Mt Sugarloaf Green Track walk starts and ends at the Mt Sugarloaf Carpark (gps: -32.890649, 151.53942)
Your main transport option to Mt Sugarloaf Carpark 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 Hunter 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/msgt

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
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* 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 🙂






Muirs Rainforest Circuit Walk

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2 hrs 30 mins

1.9 km Circuit


160 m

Hard track

This walk spends time ambling through beautiful rainforest and is an excellent choice on a hot day. This walk descends into rainforest on a narrow track, with the track becoming indistinct midway through the walk. A recommended walk through attractive forest.

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Maps for the Muirs Rainforest Circuit 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.

Morisset 1:25 000 Map Series 91311N MORISSET NSW-91311N
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131

Cross sectional view of the Muirs Rainforest Circuit Walk bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Muirs Rainforest Circuit 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 1.9 km
Time 2 hrs 30 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 Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required Moderate level of bushwalking experience recommended (4/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
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 1.8km of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 100m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

1km of this walk follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely and another 770m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (100m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

1km of this walk has minimal directional signs and another 770m has directional signs at most intersection. The remaining (100m) is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

1km of this walk requires a leader a with moderate level of bushwalking experience and another 770m requires some bushwalking experience. The remaining (100m) requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 1km of this walk is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety, whilst the remaining 870m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

1km of this walk has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) and another 770m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced). The remaining (100m) 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 Muirs Rainforest Circuit Walk walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Muirs Rainforest Circuit Walk walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Muirs Rainforest Circuit Walk walk starts and ends at the Muirs Lookout (gps: -33.099573, 151.37987)
Your main transport option to Muirs Lookout 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 Hunter 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/mrcw

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 Sugarloaf Northern Track

Download & Print Map and Notes




1 hr 45 mins

3.8 km Circuit


195 m

Moderate track

This walk takes you away from the Mt Sugarloaf summit, to visit a quieter viewpoint. This longer walk initially visits the western viewpoint, before traversing northward to eventually arrive at the northern viewpoint. From here, the walk gradually descends to the Lower Mt Sugarloaf car park and then gradually ascends back up to the Mt Sugarloaf car park. A walk for those with a little bit more time or wanting to find a quieter corner of Mt Sugarloaf.

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Maps for the Mt Sugarloaf Northern 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.

Wallsend 1:25 000 Map Series 92323S WALLSEND NSW-92323S
Newcastle 1:100 000 Map Series 9232 NEWCASTLE 9232

Cross sectional view of the Mt Sugarloaf Northern Track bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Mt Sugarloaf Northern 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 3.8 km
Time 1 hr 45 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 3.7km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 140m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 2.3km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 1.5km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 3km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 820m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 2.7km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 1.1km requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 3.8km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 2.1km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 1.8km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Mt Sugarloaf Northern Track walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Mt Sugarloaf Northern Track walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Mt Sugarloaf Northern Track walk starts and ends at the Mt Sugarloaf Carpark (gps: -32.890649, 151.53942)
Your main transport option to Mt Sugarloaf Carpark 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 Hunter 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/msnt

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 🙂