Jack Evans track to Erskine Creek


2 hrs

2.6 km Return

241 m

Experienced only
This walk explores the Jack Evans Track, from the end of Nepean Lookout fire trail to Erskine Creek. The walk boasts fantastic rock formations, great views, grass trees and mosses, and gets up close to Erskine Creek. Erskine Creek is a great place to rest, and wet the toes, before the climb back up to the car park.* This walk passes through very remote areas and sections have no visible track. At least one person in your group should have training and experience in off track walking and navigation. Even with these notes and a GPS these extra skills and equipment are required.

Maps for the Jack Evans track to Erskine Creek 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.
Penrith 1:25 000 Map Series 90303N PENRITH NSW-90303N
Penrith 1:100 000 Map Series 9030 PENRITH 9030

Cross sectional view of the Jack Evans track to Erskine Creek bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Jack Evans track to Erskine Creek

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 2.6 km
Time 2 hrs
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Grade 5/6



Experienced only
AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs No directional signs (5/6)
Experience Required Moderate level of bushwalking experience recommended (4/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
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 850m of this walk is very steep, whilst the remaining 430m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 1.3km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

850m of this walk has minimal directional signs and another 320m has directional signs at most intersection. The remaining (100m) Has no directional signs.

Experience Required

Around 970m of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 310m requires a leader a with moderate level of bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 1.2km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 100m is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

Around 970m of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 310m 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 Jack Evans track to Erskine Creek walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Jack Evans track to Erskine Creek walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Jack Evans track to Erskine Creek walk starts and ends at the End of Nepean Lookout Fire Trail (gps: -33.840333, 150.58145)
Your main transport option to End of Nepean Lookout Fire Trail is by;
Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
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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/jettec


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 :)