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 Flint and Steel Bay (to White Horse Beach) bushwalking track
Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Flint and Steel Bay (to White Horse Beach) 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.
||Very steep (4/6)
|Quality of track
||Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
||Minimal directional signs (4/6)
||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
Around 560m of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 370m is very steep.
Quality of track
Around 600m of this walk follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely, whilst the remaining 330m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.
Around 600m of this walk has minimal directional signs, whilst the remaining 330m is clearly signposted.
Around 600m of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 330m requires no previous bushwalking experience.
This whole walk, 930m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).
This whole walk, 930m 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
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Link to official closures and fire bans page
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|Wed|| 29°||Showers. Likely storm developing.|
|Sat||16°|24°||Possible late shower.|
A largely untouched wilderness on the northern boundary of Sydney, Ku-ring-gai Chase NP is one of Australia's oldest national parks. Here at the head of the Hawkesbury River, you'll find Aboriginal engravings and sites, as well as sandstone escarpments,
Region: Sydney & Surrounds Park fees Camping Facilities
I am not aware of any closures in this park at the moment.