Bushwalks and Picnics around Sydney

1863510133

Title: Bushwalks and Picnics around Sydney
Author: Libby Buhrich
Edition: 1
Publisher: Sally Milner Publishing
ISBN: 1863510133
Number of pages: 178
Year of Publication: 1991
Cover Price (au$): 16.95
Format: Paperback
Websitehttp://www.sallymilner.com.au/index.html
Weight (grams): 220
Regions the book covers: Sydney, Blue Mountains, Bouddi
Height (cm): 20


Subjects
Nature trails - New South Wales - Sydney Region - Guidebooks,Picnic grounds - New South Wales - Sydney Region - Guidebooks,Sydney Region (N.S.W.) - Guidebooks


Overview of Book
This guidebook offers information on walks spread over the Sydney basin. There is a focus on plants and wildlife, including when and where you're are most likely to see different species. The final chapter suggests a number of recipes designed for picnics.
Interpretive Information: Plenty
Grade system explained: No
Ascent and/or Decent provided: No
Driving directions provided: Yes
Date walks last reviewed provided: No
A summary of walks provided: Yes
Regional Map of walks provided: No
Maps designed for walking: Yes - limited detail
Type of maps used (for walking): Sketch
Colour used in walking maps: Black and White
Size of walking maps: Full page
Colour depth of photos: Black and White
Comment on Photographs: There are a few photo plates in the centre of the book.
Level of detail in tracknotes: Detailed route information


List of walks in book

Walk Name Length Time Grade Page
The America Track 2 km 1 Hr Easy 7
The Challenger Track 4 km 1 hr 30 mins Easy, even 11
The Basin to Bonnie Doon via The Basin and Bairne Tracks 9 km 3 hrs Easy 14
Gayimai Nature Trail 1 km 30 mins Easy 21
The Garigal Aboriginal Heritage Walk 4 km 3 hrs Medium to difficult (with steep section) 23
White Horse Beach - Flint and Steel Bay 1.6 km 1 hr 30 mins Medium with steep sections 32
Koolewong Track 1 km 30 mins Easy. Undulating landscape. 36
The Sphinx Track and Bobbin Head Track 6.5 km 2 hrs Medium with steep section 39
The Sphinx Track and Bobbin Head Track 10 km 4 hrs Medium with steep section 39
Bundeena Road to Little Marley Beach 9 km 3 hrs Easy 47
The Lady Carrington Walk 9.6 km 3 hrs Easy 53
Bangally Head - Careel Headland Avalon 1.5 km 45 mins Easy to medium 63
Barrenjoey Lighthouse - Barrenjoey Head - Palm Beach 2.5 km 1 hr 30 mins Medium 69
Clifton Gardens to Taronga Zoo Wharf via Ashton Park 4 km 2 hrs Easy 77
The Spit Bridge to Manly 10 km 4 hrs Easy 85
Princes Rock - National Pass, Wentworth Pass, Valley of the Waters 6 km 5 hrs 30 mins Difficult. Steep section. 97
The Charles Darwin Walk 2 km 1 Hr Easy 107
Denfenella - Weeping Rock Loop Walk 4 km 3 hrs Medium / steps 110
Grand Canyon - Neates Glen 5 km 4 hrs Difficult. Steep sections. 117
The Gerrin Track to Maitland Bay 3 km 1 hr 30 mins Easy 127

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