Sid Pulsford Walk


1 hr 45 mins

4.1 km One way

118 m

Hard track
Sid Pulsford Walk explores the ridge top of Kincumber Mountain, from Honeman’s Rock to Green Point. The walk mostly follows wide management trails. Halfway along the walk, you will find the By-Pass lookout and rest area, providing good views and a great place to rest. The walk leads past the water reservoir above Green Point, then down the driveway to the end of Beatties Rd.

Maps for the Sid Pulsford Walk 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 Sid Pulsford Walk bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Sid Pulsford Walk

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 4.1 km
Time 1 hr 45 mins
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Grade 4/6



Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
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 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

1.9km of this walk is very steep and another 1.7km has short steep hills. Whilst another 290m has gentle hills with occasional steps and the remaining 180m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 4.1km follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

2.8km of this walk has minimal directional signs and another 750m has directional signs at most intersection. The remaining (480m) is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 3.6km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 480m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 4.1km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 4.1km 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 Sid Pulsford Walk walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Sid Pulsford Walk walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Sid Pulsford Walk walk starts at the Mudbrick building car park (gps: -33.459138, 151.39182)
Your main transport option to Mudbrick building car park is by;
Car. There is free parking available.
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The Sid Pulsford Walk ends at the End of Beatties Rd (gps: -33.45887, 151.36193)
Your transport options to End of Beatties Rd 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 :)