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Six Foot Track Map
Six Foot Track Map Six Foot Track Map

Six Foot Track Map

 

The Six Foot Track

  • Katoomba - Jenolan Caves
  • Distance: 42 km
  • Duration: 3 Days

The Route

  • Starts from Explorer's Tree on the Great Western Hwy
  • Down Nellie's Glen
  • Through the Megalong Valley
  • Along Cox's River
  • Over the Mini Mini Range to Little River
  • Up the Black Range
  • Down the Binoomea Ridge to Jenolan Caves

Primitive Camping is available

  • Cox's River
  • Alum Creek
  • On the Black Range

Important

  • Wear suitable clothing
  • Take enough food and drink
  • Stay on the marked track
  • Take your rubbish with you
  • Bury human waste well away from campsites and streams
  • Let someone know where you plan to go and when you expect to return.

TRAIL NAME:

Six Foot Track 

DISTANCE FROM CBD:

163 Km

GRADE: 

Hard - Technical

TRAIL SURFACE:

Rocky, Gravel, Clay

DISTANCE:

27 Km 

DURATION:

4 - 6 Hrs 

BEST TIME TOGO:

 

Spring & Autumn 

 

AVERAGE TEMP:

AVERAGE  RAINFALL: 

Summer: 12 - 23°C

Summer: 120 - 175 mm 

Autumn: 6 - 20°C

Autumn: 105 - 165 mm 

Winter: 3 - 11°C

Winter: 83 - 120 mm 

Spring: 5 - 20°C

 

Spring: 70 - 100 mm 

 

HOW TO GET THERE:

Car: via M4 Motorway to Great Western Highway, then toJenolan Caves Rd.

Train & Bike: From the City, take the train to Mt Victoria & bike to Black Range Road

 

PARKING:

Off Street on Black Range Rd 

SUITABLE FOR:

Mountain Bikes only

OPEN/CLOSE TIMES:

The trail is open 24 hours 

MAPS:

Jenolan - 8930-3N; Hampton - 8930-4S, Katoomba - 8930-1S plus the LPI Six Foot Track Map 

TRAIL TYPE

Fire trail & Single-track 

ELEVATION GAIN:

1200m down to 300m

FIND FOOD:

Hartley, Jenolan Caves 

STUFF TO TAKE:

Plenty of water. See also MTB Trip Essentials page 

NEAREST BIKE SHOP

Katoomba Bikes: 7 Katoomba St, Katoomba, ph 02-4782-5032. Velo Nova - 182 Katoomba St, Katoomba - ph 02-4782-2800 

TO DO IN THE AREA:

Hiking, Caving, Camping, Horseriding, Markets


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