Bushwalking in the Katoomba and Leura Area : a selection of short and long walks in the Jamison Valley

0731091914
Title: Bushwalking in the Katoomba and Leura Area : a selection of short and long walks in the Jamison Valley
Author: Stephen Alton
Edition: 1
Publisher: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
ISBN: 0731091914
Number of pages: 28
Year of Publication: 2005
Cover Price (au$): 6.00
Format: Paperback
Websitehttp://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/nationalparks/
Weight (grams): 75
Regions the book covers: Katoomba, Leura
Height (cm): 21


Subjects
National parks and reserves - New South Wales - Blue Mountains - Guidebooks,Nature trails - New South Wales - Blue Mountains National Park - Guidebooks,Blue Mountains National Park (N.S.W.) - Guidebooks
Interpretive Information: Plenty
Grade system explained: Yes
Ascent and/or Decent provided: No
Driving directions provided: No
Date walks last reviewed provided: No
A summary of walks provided: No
Regional Map of walks provided: Yes
Maps designed for walking: Yes - limited detail
Type of maps used (for walking): Sketch
Colour used in walking maps: Multicolour
Size of walking maps: Full page
Walking map Comment: Black and white sketch maps through the book, and an A3 multicolour liftout map also provided. Additional maps required for many walks.
Colour depth of photos: Black and White
Comment on Photographs: Two location photographs, and one historic photograph provided, in addition to a number of pictographs of flora and fauna.
Level of detail in tracknotes: General route description


List of walks in book

Walk Name Length Time Grade Page
Katoomba Cascades to Cliff View Lookout 15 mins Easy - wheelchair accessible 7
Katoomba Falls to Echo Point via Prince Henry Cliff Walk 1 Hr Medium - some steps 7
Echo Point to Three Sisters 30 mins Easy - few steps 8
Echo Point to Honeymoon Lookout via Prince Henry Cliff Walk 1 hr 30 mins Medium 8
Narrow Neck Peninsula 9
Scenic Railway 9
The Scenicscender 9
Norths Run 2 km Easy - wheelchair accessible 9
Ruined Castle 6 hrs Medium/Hard 10
Ruined Castle to Mount Solitary 7 hrs Experienced Walkers Only 11
Golden Stairs to Scenic Railway 1 hr 30 mins Medium 11
Three Sisters to Scenic World Railway 3 hrs Hard Lots of steep stairs and steps 12
Dardanelles Pass - Leura Forest - return via Federal Pass 3 hrs Medium 13
Round Walk and Furber Steps 1 Hr Easy/Medium - some steps 14
Leura Cascades and Federal Pass, Fern Bower Section 3 hrs Medium 16
Prince Henry Cliff Walk to Echo Point 2 hrs Medium 16
Leura Forest, Federal Pass, Dardanelles Pass 4 hrs Medium/Hard 17
Leura Cascades to Gordon Falls via Prince Henry Cliff Walk 2 hrs 30 mins Medium 17
Lyrebird Dell, Pool of Siloam Circuit 2 hrs Medium 19
Gordon Falls Lookout 10 mins Easy 22
Lyrebird Dell 45 mins Medium 22
Federal Pass 1 Day Easy to Medium with steps 23

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