Namadgi NP car camp Grade 3 Day Walks

From February 29, 2024 8:00 am until March 04, 2024 10:59 am
Posted by Iris Joss
Categories: CarCamping, DayWalks
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 People can drive themselves or car pool to Honeysuckle campground in Namadgi NP south of Canberra. Campsites will need to be booked with up to 4 people on one campsite. Drinking water needs to be taken.

We will do a series of day walks -

Day1:

5 hour drive to the camp. Set up tents. Eat and drink. 

Woodland walk 1 km loop from camp.

Lots of info. to read about the about the Apollo tracking station.

Day 2:

Granite Tors Walk 8 km return, 3 hours hard, 400 m. climb.

Short easy loop for the ones who do not like the hard Granite Tors walk .

Day 3:

Settlers track loop 9km, can be shortened to 6km.

Day 4:

4 km easy return  walk to Mount Bobyan on the Yerrabi track

plus 3 km easy loop to Shanahans mountain.

 

Day 5:

Pack up and have a safe drive home. See next time

https://www.parks.act.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0004/404608/granite-tors-walking-track-notes.pdf

 

 

Please click the Join button to register your interest in this event. Note this is a grade 3 day walks event -

Day Walking

  • Current Medical Information Form - LOGIN FIRST  and then it can be FOUND ON THE WEBSITE HERE 
  • Water - up to 2 litres recommended for a full day walk
  • Sunscreen
  • Gloves and hat
  • Sufficient food bearing in mind the distance and duration of the event 
  • Suitable clothing and footwear - note denim pants are uncomfortable
  • Wet weather waterproofs, jacket and pants
  • Walking poles
  • Gaiters
  • Basic first aid kit including your specific medication eg asthma applicator
  • Torch or headlamp for contingencies

GRADE 3

Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Track may have short steep hill sections, a rough surface and many steps.

 

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