Please note: This is a 'return' style walk and therefore these graphs only show the terrain for the first half of the walk (until the turn around point.)
Cross sectional view of the Zig-Zag Railway Walk bushwalking track
Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Zig-Zag Railway Walk bushwalking trackOverview of this walks Grading
- Based on the AS 2156.1 - 2001
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Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.
||1 hr 45 mins
||Short steep hills (3/6)
|Quality of track
||Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
||Clearly signposted (1/6)
||Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
||Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
||Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)
*This summary of grading information is new and still in testingSome more detail of this walks Grading
Here is a bit more details explaining the grading looking at sections of the walk.Gradient
860m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 730m has short steep hills. The remaining (690m) is flat with no steps.
Quality of track
Around 1.6km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 690m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.
This whole walk, 2.3km is clearly signposted.
Around 1.6km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 690m requires no previous bushwalking experience.
This whole walk, 2.3km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).
This whole walk, 2.3km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).