Cross sectional view of the The Ridge Track Loop bushwalking track
Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the The Ridge Track Loop 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 15 mins
||Very steep (4/6)
|Quality of track
||Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
||Directional signs along the way (3/6)
||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
1.7km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 1km is flat with no steps. The remaining (120m) is very steep.
Quality of track
Around 1.5km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 1.4km follows a smooth and hardened path.
Around 2.7km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 190m has directional signs at most intersection.
Around 1.5km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 1.4km requires no previous bushwalking experience.
This whole walk, 2.9km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).
Around 2.7km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 190m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).
This walk passes Greater Sydney Region
fire area which currently has a LOW MODERATE
rating and No fire ban
(Tomorrow the Fire Danger Rating is LOW MODERATE, No fire ban.) (Downloaded 3 years ago)
Please Note: 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 and ClimateWeather and Climate summary detailed weather and climate information here
Georges River National Park Link to official closures and fire bans page
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Region: Sydney & Surrounds Park fees Camping Facilities Current Park Closure information for Georges River National Park
Closure information last downloaded Sunday 27th of September 2015 07:00 AM Closed areas: Cattle Duffers Flat picnic area closure
Cattle Duffers Flat picnic area is closed to the public whilst essential maintenance is carried out. The area will re-open as soon as this work is completed.