Old Geehi Hut tour


2 hrs

5.5 km Return

82 m

Hard track
This walk takes you on a tour of some of the historic huts north of Geehi Flats. Starting from the northern end of Geehi Flats Camping area near Geehi Hut, you will cross Swampy Plains River and walk across the plain to an intersection just before Keebles Hut. Here the walk heads up on the higher section of Behrs Flat and then down and across Swampy Plains River again. You will then follow another trail to the old Geehi Hut, once used as a youth hostel.

Maps for the Old Geehi Hut tour 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.
Kalkite Mountain 1:25 000 Map Series 86253N KALKITE MOUNTAIN NSW-86253N
Tombong 1:50 000 Map Series 8624S TOMBONG NSW-8624S
Numbla Vale 1:50 000 Map Series 8624N NUMBLA VALE NSW-8624N
Youngal 1:25 000 Map Series 85253S YOUNGAL NSW-85253S
Scammells Lookout 1:25 000 Map Series 85253N SCAMMELLS LOOKOUT NSW-85253N
Berridale 1:100 000 Map Series 8625 BERRIDALE 8625
Kosciuszko 1:100 000 Map Series 8525 KOSCIUSZKO 8525

Cross sectional view of the Old Geehi Hut tour bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Old Geehi Hut tour

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 5.5 km
Time 2 hrs
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Grade 4/6



Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required Moderate level of bushwalking experience recommended (4/6)
Weather Forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)
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

1.4km of this walk has short steep hills and another 850m is flat with no steps. The remaining (470m) has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

2.3km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail and another 360m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (110m) follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely.

Signs

2.3km of this walk has minimal directional signs and another 360m is clearly signposted. The remaining (60m) has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

1.9km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience and another 470m requires a leader a with moderate level of bushwalking experience. The remaining (360m) requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

2.5km of this walk is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety and another 110m is affected by forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather events that may impact on navigation and safety. The remaining (85m) is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

1.9km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced) and another 470m has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged). The remaining (360m) 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 Old Geehi Hut tour walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Old Geehi Hut tour walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Old Geehi Hut tour walk starts and ends at the Geehi Hut car park (gps: -36.378036, 148.17949)
Your main transport option to Geehi Hut car park is by;
Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(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 South West Slopes 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 :)