Dunphys campground overnight hike
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Event Details
Dunphys campground overnight hike
When:
Sun 2nd Jan 2022 (8am) to Mon 3rd Jan 2022 (5pm)
Where:
Katoomba Station
Goldsmith Place, Katoomba
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Cost:
Participant (Cub Scout and Scout) - Free
Support (Venturer, Rover, Leader ) - Free
Registrations:
Open: Sun 21st Nov 2021 (12am)
Close: Wed 29th Dec 2021 (11pm)
Capacity:
Maximum 30 people
Coordinator:
Administrator:
Brief Summary:
Practice overnight hike. Suitable for entry level participants who have some walking experience.
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Additional Information

Dependent on safe weather conditions, this location has unsealed road access.

This activity may be cancelled at short notice due to health requirements.

Covid Safe Plan and QR code check in.

If we cannot meet as a complete group we can form groups of 10.

If feeling unwell stay home. 

Wear a face mask during transport, when near stations and shops, and when inside buildings.

Social distancing. 

Regular hand cleaning.

No sharing of food.

1 person per tent.

1.5 metres between tents. 

Katoomba Station to Dunphys campground via Old Ford Reserve and Megalong Road

16 km each day from Explorers Tree

OR 8 km each day from Megalong Road/Aspinall Road (6FT crosses Megalong Road)

Meeting point Katoomba Station commuter carpark Goldsmith Place opposite The Gearin Hotel 8:00 am.

Toilets available Old Ford Reserve, Dunphys campground (Carlon Farm)

This route includes road access at various points and some road walking.

Suitable for youth members who are learning to carry a loaded pack. This route includes walking track and unsealed roads. Suitable for entry level participants. Suitable for youth and adults who exercise and or play sport regularly.

This walk is longer and involves endurance. 

Option for participants to join near the half way location Megalong Road if they have access to transport.

Katoomba Station depart 

8:00 am 

0 km approx. distance 

Sky Ryder Motor Inn/Narrowneck Road

8:30 am 

 

Explorers Tree 

9:00 am 

2 km 

Diamond Creek/Firetrail Junction 

11:00 am 

6 km 

Megalong Road arrive 

1:00 pm 

10 km 

Lunch 

 

 

Megalong Road depart 

2:00 pm 

 

Top Gate near 1819 Megalong Road/Pinnacle Rd (Google Maps)

4:00 pm 

14 km 

Carlon Farm arrive 

6:00 pm 

18 km 

Set up, dinner, social time, bed 

 

 

Wake, pack up and breakfast 

5:30 am 

 

Carlon Farm depart 

7:00 am 

18 km 

Top Gate near 1819 Megalong Road /Pinnacle Rd (Google Maps)

9:00 am 

22 km 

Megalong Road arrive 

11:00 am 

26 km 

Lunch 

 

 

Megalong Road depart 

12:00 pm 

 

Diamond Creek/Firetrail Junction 

2:00 pm 

32 km 

Explorers Tree 

4:00 pm 

36 km 

Sky Ryder Motor Inn/Narrowneck Road

4:30 pm 

 

Katoomba Station 

5:00 pm 

38 km 

Registrations Open