11km Circuit northern lookout


2 hrs 15 mins

4.5 km Return

382 m

Hard track
A beautiful walk along part of the 11km Circuit walk, climbing up through a beautiful moist gully before emerging to drier forest and a nice viewpoint. The walk provides a great variety of scenery with a mixture of vegetation and some great boulder and cliff scenery along the way. The climbs and descents are pretty steep at times but not too long.

Maps for the 11km Circuit northern lookout 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.
Gunderman 1:25 000 Map Series 91313S GUNDERMAN NSW-91313S
Lower Portland 1:25 000 Map Series 90312S LOWER PORTLAND NSW-90312S
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131
St Albans 1:100 000 Map Series 9031 ST ALBANS 9031

Cross sectional view of the 11km Circuit northern lookout bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the 11km Circuit northern lookout

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 4.5 km
Time 2 hrs 15 mins
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Grade 4/6



Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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

Gradient

Around 2.1km of this walk is very steep, whilst the remaining 100m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

Around 2.1km of this walk follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely, whilst the remaining 100m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 2.1km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 100m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 2.1km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 100m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 2.1km of this walk is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety, whilst the remaining 100m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 2.2km 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 11km Circuit northern lookout walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the 11km Circuit northern lookout walk.

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 Hunter 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/1cnl


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 :)