Adventure and excitement in a pristine natural environement... Discover hiden canyons and swimming holes, marvel at the magnificent scenery, rough it out sleeping in a cave, drink from a crystal clear stream - what a way to spend your weekend!!!
You can do this and more (like work on your badgework) on our Adventure Hike. The details:
The hike is to the location known as "Deep Pass" in the Wollemi National Park. There is water and a pit toilet available at the camp site.
Getting there and back
We will require parents to help with transport - and hopefully, join us on our adventure. We will start from Essex Street on Friday evening after dinner, we then head towards Mt Wilson via Windsor and the Bells Line of Road. Due to the distance, we will camp overnight at the Cathedral Reserve, Mount Wilson we will be arriving late and night, so be prepared to setup in the dark.
The next morning, after a quick breakfast, we continue along the Bells Line of Road to the Zig Zag Railway where we turn off onto unsealed roads (about 10km) to Deep Pass, 2-wd access is possible (slowly). Attached is a road map to to Mt' Wilson and Deep Pass.
The hike itself is only 500m but incorporates some steep sections. The location contains may opportunities to explore and have great adventures.
What to bring
$40 per Scout - covers food and shared transport. Adults at reduced cost depending on transportation arrangements.
Parents and Family
Parents (and cub aged siblings) are welcome to join us on the hike and camp but sorry - no pets as we'll be hiking through a National Park.
Please fill in the attached A1 Form and hand it to Shaggy by Wed 12th September