Jenolan River Bushwalking

Event Details
Jenolan River Bushwalking
Sat 14th Jan 2023 (9am) to Fri 20th Jan 2023 (6pm)
Katoomba Station
Goldsmith Place, Katoomba
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Participant (Scout, Venturer, Rover, Leader) - Free
Open: Fri 15th Jul 2022 (12am)
Close: Fri 30th Dec 2022 (3pm)
Maximum 12 people
Brief Summary:
NSW January school holidays. An adventurous river hike in the Kanangra Boyd and Blue Mountains National Parks. Scouts, Venturers, Rovers, Leaders, Adult Helpers with multi day experience. Suitable for active kids.
Additional Information

NSW January school holidays.

Desirable experience: A couple of multi day hikes under your belt, comfortable with pack under load and comfortable in water up to chest, comfortable with rock scramble and obsticles.

Jenolan Caves to Carlons Farm via Jenolan River, Hellgate Gorge and Lower Jenolan Gorge. An adventurous hike in the Kanangra Boyd National Park.  The route follows the Jenolan River from Jenolan Caves to its confluence with the Coxs River. The river is located up to 1 km below the ridges above, this creates a safe and comfortable microclimate during the summer months. Spectacular wild and remote country. There are some wades and possible swims, rock scrambles and river crossings. Quite managable for active kids.

Proposed scheduled

Sunday (½ Day) Caves House to Beautys Gully
Monday Beautys Gully to The Point
Tuesday The Point to Brumby Creek
Wednesday Brumby Creek to Tinpot Hill
Thursday Tinpot Hill to Carlon Farm *food and water drop at Carlon Farm
Friday Carlon Farm to Old Ford Reserve via Megalong Road
Saturday Old Ford to Katoomba Station via Six Foot Track
Detour in place due to Narrowneck closure
Approx 37 km Caves to Carlons
Approx 18 km from Carlons to Carrington
Approx 55 km
Costs involved: Self catering, Contribution to transport Jenolan Caves Carpool/Shared Vehicle