Kincumber to Terrigal (via Glasson’s Trl)


2 hrs

4.5 km One way

220 m

Hard track
This walk explores the main highlights of Kincumber Mountain Regional Reserve. Starting on the Glasson’s trail, the walk explores a variety of forests along the way to Honeman’s Rock and picnic area. After a rest, you visit a large cave on Kanning Walk and continue to the views at Colin Watters Lookout. You then follow a track down the ridge, passing some interesting rocky outcrops before arriving at the end of Sandringham Close, Terrigal.

Maps for the Kincumber to Terrigal (via Glasson’s Trl) 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.
Gosford 1:25 000 Map Series 91312S GOSFORD NSW-91312S
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131

Cross sectional view of the Kincumber to Terrigal (via Glasson’s Trl) bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Kincumber to Terrigal (via Glasson’s Trl)

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
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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 Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required Moderate level of bushwalking experience recommended (4/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
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

2.7km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 860m is very steep. Whilst another 780m has short steep hills and the remaining 140m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

2.6km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail and another 1.6km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (270m) follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

3.4km of this walk is clearly signposted and another 940m has directional signs at most intersection. The remaining (170m) has minimal directional signs.

Experience Required

3.4km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience and another 940m requires some bushwalking experience. The remaining (170m) requires a leader a with moderate level of bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 4.5km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 4.5km 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 Kincumber to Terrigal (via Glasson’s Trl) walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Kincumber to Terrigal (via Glasson’s Trl) walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Kincumber to Terrigal (via Glasson’s Trl) walk starts at the Glasson’s Car Park (gps: -33.463707, 151.37924)
Your transport options to Glasson’s Car Park are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)



The Kincumber to Terrigal (via Glasson’s Trl) ends at the End of Sandringham Cl (gps: -33.444669, 151.40678)
Your transport options to End of Sandringham Cl are by;
Bus. (get details)
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 Hunter weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments

 


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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 :)