The Great North Walk

9781921683121

Title: The Great North Walk
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Author: Matt McClelland
Edition: 1
Publisher: Woodslane
ISBN: 9781921683121
Number of pages: 232
Year of Publication: 2012
Cover Price (au$): 30
Format: Paperback
Websitehttp://www.wildwalks.com/
Weight (grams): 440
Regions the book covers: Sydney, Central Coast, Newcastle
Height (cm): 22


Subjects
Hiking - New South Wales - Great North Walk - Guidebooks, Walking - New South Wales - Guidebooks
Niche: Thru hiking, inn-to-inn hiking, day walks
Interpretive Information: Plenty
Grade system explained: Yes
Ascent and/or Decent provided: Yes
Driving directions provided: Yes
Date walks last reviewed provided: Yes
A summary of walks provided: Yes
Regional Map of walks provided: Yes
Maps designed for walking: Yes - limited detail
Type of maps used (for walking): Detailed Topographic
Colour used in walking maps: Multicolour
Size of walking maps: 3/4 page
Walking map Comment: scale varies on each map
Colour depth of photos: Colour
Level of detail in tracknotes: Detailed route information
Alternate route and side trip suggestions: Many walks


List of walks in book

Walk Name Length Time Grade Page
Sydney to Boronia Park 6 km 2 hrs 30 mins Easy 12
Boronia Park to North Ryde 7.2 km 2 hrs 45 mins Easy - Med 20
North Ryde Fairyland circuit 6.9 km 2 hrs 30 mins Medium 26
Roseville to Macquarie Park 8.8 km 3 hrs 30 mins Medium 32
Macquarie Park to Thornleigh 11.5 km 4 hrs 30 mins Medium 39
Thornleigh to Hornsby 10.2 km 4 hrs Medium 50
Hornsby to Galston Gorge 8.2 km 3 hrs 30 mins Med-hard 58
Galston Gorge to Mt Kuring-Gai 12.6 km 5 hrs 30 mins Medium 64
Mt Kuring-Gai to Berowra 9.7 km 4 hrs 15 mins Hard 72
Berowra to Berowra Waters 5.7 km 2 hrs 45 mins Med-hard 78
Berowra Waters to Cowan 7.2 km 3 hrs 30 mins Hard 86
Cowan to Brooklyn 13.4 km 5 hrs 30 mins Hard 92
Patoonga to Wondabyne 19.5 km 7 hrs 30 mins Hard 99
Wondabyne to Mooney Mooney Creek Trackhead 10 km 4 hrs 15 mins Med-hard 108
Mooney Mooney Creek Trackhead to Somersby 16.1 km 6 hrs Med-hard 115
Somersby to Ourimbah Valley Trackhead 6 km 2 hrs 30 mins Med-hard 124
Ourimbah Valley Trackhead to Greta Rd 15 km 5 hrs 30 mins Hard 128
Brumble Hill Dray Track 5.6 km 2 hrs 45 mins Medium 134
Yarramalong to Cedar Brush 11 km 3 hrs 30 mins Easy 138
Cedar Brush to Basin Campsite 9.7 km 4 hrs 30 mins Hard 142
Basin Campsite to Watagan Creek Road 13 km 6 hrs hard 146
Watagan Creek Rd to Flat Rock Lookout 4.1 km 2 hrs Med-hard 150
Flat Rock Lookout to Congewai Valley East Trackhead 13.8 km 5 hrs Medium 156
Congewai Valley East Trackhead to Watagan HQ 17.1 km 7 hrs Med-hard 160
Watagan HQ to Heaton Lookout 8.1 km 4 hrs Hard 166
Heaton Lookout to Heaton Gap 4.3 km 2 hrs Medium 170
Heaton Gap to Teralba 14.8 km 6 hrs Med-hard 174
Teralba to Charlestown 13.3 km 4 hrs 30 mins Easy 182
Charlestown to Merewether 7.9 km 2 hrs 45 mins Easy - Med 190
Merewether to Newcastle 4.4 km 1 hr 30 mins Easy 196

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