Discovering the Blue Mountains on foot

0858811855

Title: Discovering the Blue Mountains on foot 
Author: Alan Fairley
Edition: 2
Publisher: Envirobook
ISBN: 0858811855
Number of pages: 79
Year of Publication: 2001
Cover Price (au$): 13.95
Format: Paperback
Weight (grams): 80
Regions the book covers: Blue Mountains
Height (cm): 18


Subjects
Hiking - New South Wales - Blue Mountains - Guidebooks,Blue Mountains (N.S.W. : Mountains) - Guidebooks
Niche: Bushwalks in the Blue Mountains
Interpretive Information: Plenty
Grade system explained: No
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: No
Maps designed for walking: Yes - reasonable detail
Type of maps used (for walking): Sketch
Colour used in walking maps: Black and White
Size of walking maps: Full page
Walking map Comment: Maps for each region, with a few walks sharing each map.
Colour depth of photos: Black and White
Comment on Photographs: A few photos scattered through the book, giving a good sense of the region.
Level of detail in tracknotes: Detailed route information
Alternate route and side trip suggestions: Some walks


List of walks in book

Walk Name Length Time Grade Page
National Pass Circuit 6 km 3 hrs Medium 18
The shortcut 1 km 20 mins Easy 22
Picnic area - top of falls 1.8 km 45 mins Easy 23
Picnic area - base of upper falls 2.5 km 1 hr 30 mins Medium 24
Princes Rock lookout 1 km 20 mins Easy 25
Princes Rock - Den Fenella Circuit 2.2 km 1 Hr Easy 26
Den Fenella 1.8 km 45 mins Easy to medium 28
Rocket Point Circuit 2.6 km 55 mins Easy 29
Heath Circuit 4.3 km 1 hr 24 mins Medium 30
Darwin's Walk 2.6 km 1 Hr Easy 31
Overcliff - Undercliff Circuit 5 km 2 hrs 30 mins Easy to medium 33
Wentworth Pass Cuicuit 7 km 3 hrs 30 mins Medium to hard 35
Valley of the waters 3 km 1 hr 30 mins Medium 37
Nature track 3 km 2 hrs Medium 39
Leura cascades - Round walk 800 m 30 mins Easy 43
Leura cascades - Cliff walk (west) - echopoint 6.5 km 2 hrs 30 mins Easy 44
Leura cascades - Cliff walk (west) copelands 1.2 km 50 mins Easy 44
Leura cascades - Leura forest - Giant stairway circuit 7 km 3 hrs Medium to hard 48
Leura cascades - Cliff walk - gordon falls park 3.8 km 1 hr 45 mins Easy to medium 51
Pool of Siloam - Lyrebird Dell Circuit 1.7 km 45 mins Easy to medium 54
Echo point - Federal pass - Scenic railway - cliff walk 5.4 km 2 hrs 30 mins Easy to medium 58
Echo point - three sisters 1 km 30 mins Easy 61
Echo point - Cliff walk - Burralaroo Lookout 4.4 km 1 hr 36 mins Easy 62
Echo point - cliff walk - Katoomba cascades 3 km 1 hr 30 mins Easy 63
Katoomba falls - witched Leap - round walk 1 km 30 mins Easy 65
Furber steps - Scenic railway circuit 2 km 1 Hr Easy to medium 66
Scenic Railway - federal pass - leura forest 7.4 km 2 hrs 45 mins Medium 68
Scenic railway - Giant landslide 3.2 km 1 hr 30 mins Medium 70
Scenic railway - Goldern stairs circuit 7 km 3 hrs Medium to hard 73
Scenic railway ruined castle 13 km 4 hrs 30 mins Medium to hard 75
Goldern stairs ruined castle 8 km 4 hrs Medium to hard 76

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