Asgard Kiln and Mine


2 hrs

5.6 km Return

221 m

Hard track
The walk to the Asgard Kiln and Mine is a great, quick trip which passes through some interesting swamp environments. The track does not get bogged in the swamp but passes along a dry service trail and bush track. The Asgard Kiln and Mine is well worth the visit, but don’t forget to take a torch!

Maps for the Asgard Kiln and Mine walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.
Mount Wilson 1:25 000 Map Series 89301N MOUNT WILSON NSW-89301N
Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 KATOOMBA 8930

Cross sectional view of the Asgard Kiln and Mine bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Asgard Kiln and Mine

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 5.6 km
Time 2 hrs
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Grade 4/6



Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

Around 2.5km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 280m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 2.7km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 130m follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely.

Signs

Around 2.5km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 250m has minimal directional signs.

Experience Required

Around 2.5km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 280m requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 2.8km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 2.7km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 130m has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Asgard Kiln and Mine walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Asgard Kiln and Mine walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Asgard Kiln and Mine walk starts and ends at the Int. Victoria Falls Rd and Asgard Swamp Trail East (gps: -33.567982, 150.28456)
Your main transport option to Int. Victoria Falls Rd and Asgard Swamp Trail East is by;
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)




Fire Danger

Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Central Tablelands weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments

 


Short URL = http://wild.tl/akam


Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt :)