Pulpit Rock to Evans Lookout Cliff Top Track


4 hrs 15 mins

6.6 km One way

619 m

Hard track
The Cliff Top Track is one of the longer walks near Blackheath, and has constant views. The track follows the rim of the Grose Valley, with a side trip to Boyds Beach, and passes numerous lookouts with views of the Grose Valley and it’s waterfalls. This walk is an excellent one way trip from Pulpit Rock to Evan’s Lookout car park.

Maps for the Pulpit Rock to Evans Lookout Cliff Top Track 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.
Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series 89301S KATOOMBA NSW-89301S
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 Pulpit Rock to Evans Lookout Cliff Top Track bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Pulpit Rock to Evans Lookout Cliff Top Track

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 6.6 km
Time 4 hrs 15 mins
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Grade 4/6



Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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

Gradient

6km of this walk has short steep hills and another 810m is very steep. The remaining (210m) has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

Around 6km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 370m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 6km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 540m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 7km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 7km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 6km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 560m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Pulpit Rock to Evans Lookout Cliff Top Track walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Pulpit Rock to Evans Lookout Cliff Top Track walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Pulpit Rock to Evans Lookout Cliff Top Track walk starts at the Pulpit Rock car park (gps: -33.61801, 150.32846)
Your main transport option to Pulpit Rock car park is by;
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)



The Pulpit Rock to Evans Lookout Cliff Top Track ends at the Evans Lookout car park (gps: -33.646554, 150.3254)
Your main transport option to Evans Lookout car park 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/prtelctt


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 :)