Cross sectional view of the Ferndale Park Loop bushwalking track
Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Ferndale Park 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 30 mins
||Short steep hills (3/6)
|Quality of track
||Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
||Directional signs along the way (3/6)
||No experience required (1/6)
||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
2.4km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 720m has short steep hills. The remaining (220m) is flat with no steps.
Quality of track
1.9km of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path and another 1km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (310m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.
Around 2.9km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 400m is clearly signposted.
This whole walk, 3.3km requires no previous bushwalking experience.
This whole walk, 3.3km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).
Around 3km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 330m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).