$110

Women's Six Foot Track Day Hike // Saturday 19th September

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Megalong Valley Tea Rooms

Megalong Road

Megalong Valley, NSW 2785

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This hike has been designed for women looking for a day hiking experience without too much to carry or too far to walk.

About this Event

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Great introductory day hike for beginners
  • Stunning rest stop at Cox’s River
  • Fabulous and fun cable Bowtell Bridge over the river
  • Bonding with a group of like-minded women
  • Explore rolling green hills and Australian bushland

The Six Foot Track is usually a 3 day overnight 44km hiking challenging. We’ll do that another time!

On this day trip, we have chosen to walk the scenic section from Megalong Valley Road to the Cox River (Swing Bridge) and return. A 12km hike winding through heritage sites, heath, streams and woodlands.

We’ll stop plenty of times along the way and enjoy a rest break at the river for a morning tea/brunch.

DETAILS:

  • Date: Saturday 19th September
  • Meeting location: Megalong Valley Tea Rooms. There is reception and bathrooms at this location
  • Meeting time: 8.45am for a 9.00am departure from the Tea Rooms to the start of the track (5 minute drive down the road)
  • Finish Time: Between 1.30-2.00pm
  • Distance: 12km return
  • Grade: Easy to Moderate - there are well maintained steps and small hills. It is suitable for beginners and the pace is slow
  • Cost: $110 includes booking fee & GST
  • Numbers: small group of 10 women

INCLUDED:

  • Permits and licensing
  • Experienced female guide
  • Hot tea and coffee on the trail
  • Morning snacks and fruit
  • Healthy light brunch spread
  • First aid
  • Insurance
  • Photos of your trip posted in our Facebook Group

HOW FIT DO YOU NEED TO BE?

A basic/good level of fitness is required for this hike, meaning feeling comfortable on your feet is a good idea. We take regular breaks, stop often for photos and rests and support each other. We suggest bringing your hiking poles for extra support if you have unsteady knees or hips.

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Day pack (large enough to carry 2L water, rain jacket, personal belongings)
  • Rain jacket
  • Hat & sunscreen
  • 2 Litres of water
  • Comfortable walking shoes or hiking boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera or phone for photos
  • Sunglasses
  • Personal medication 
  • Cup for coffee/tea (we have spares, due to Covid we think this is more hygienic)
  • Hiking poles (optional)
  • Warm clothing such as beanies/gloves

WHAT TO WEAR:

  • Comfortable walking tights or walking shorts
  • T-shirt with a jumper to take on/off if cold
  • A rain jacket if it's looking like a sprinkle
  • Worn in joggers, walking shoes or boots with good socks

HOW TO GET TO THE MEETING LOCATION:

If driving from Sydney please allow roughly 3 hours to reach Blackheath and drive down into the Megalong Valley. If you arrive earlier you can relax at the Tea Rooms while waiting for the group. Click on this link to view the meeting location.

Please contact us at women want adventure@outlook.com if you have any questions about this day hike.

We look forward to hiking the Six Foot Track with you.

For all other day hikes or additional departure dates - check out our Women's Day Hikes Here.

Team WWA

FAQS

How old do I need to be to attend this trip? Women Want Adventure Trips are for women only, and over the age of 18 years.

I have a gluten free diet, do you cater for me for morning tea? Yes. We have gluten free options.

What is the average age of women attending? Women between 25-65 years.

Can I bring my own snacks? Yes of course, however we have plenty for you.

Why do I need my own cup? Due to Covid-19, we think this is more hygienic. Don't worry if you forget, your guide will have spares.

What type of toilet facilities will there be? There are bathrooms at Megalong Valley Tea Rooms.

What if I book and then I can't attend? Please read our Terms and Conditions upon booking and notify us in writing as soon as possible, cancellation fees apply.

I didn't get a spot on this trip as it sold out. Will there be another one and when?Yes. Sign up to become a Member to be the first to know here.

Who can I contact for further information? You can contact Monique at womenwantadventure@outlook.com.

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Megalong Valley, NSW 2785

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