Saturday Walk & Camino Meetup

Walking
Date: Saturday, 29 January 2022 08:15 - 13:00

Venue: Glenella, 56 Govetts Leap Rd, Blackheath  |  City: Blackheath, Australia

Training Walk and Camino Meetup - 29 January 2022

BOOKED OUT

JOIN US for our regular last Saturday of the month walk for 2022 - Our first walk for the year will be from Glenella in Blackheath to Mt Victoria and return.  You don't have to be a Camino Pilgrim, but you may aspire to one day walk the Camino or other pilgrimages; walk with like-minded people who enjoy bush walking/hiking and an opportunity to do some beautiful walks in the Blue Mountains. 
An opportunity to learn more about the Camino.   You must know your own walking ability when selecting the walking route.

This is a COVID-19 safe event, you must be fully vaccinated and you are required to wear a mask when indoors.  You are required to RSVP via Trybooking link below (fees apply) below for both the Training Walk and Camino Meetup.  Places are limited.

There will be a Camino Meetup at Glenella in the afternoon from 2-4pm.  You are required to QR check-in. 
Tea/coffee + cake will be served, please bring $5 cash donativo.    


Meet:  Glenella, 56 Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath. 

Time:  Meet 8.15am for 8.30am start  (note earlier times)
 

Walk 1 - Easy.  

Walk through the Blackheath village then along the western side of the railway line with lovely views over Kanimbla Valley to the Jenolan mountain range in the distance.  A slight hill into Mount Victoria past the iconic Mt Vic Flicks heritage theatre to the beautifully restored Mount Victoria train station.  Train back to Blackheath (remember your Opal card).  Approx 6km and will take around 3 hours.  
 

Walk 2 - Medium.

Walk through the Blackheath village then along the western side of the railway line with lovely views over Kanimbla Valley to the Jenolan mountain range in the distance.  Up the hill to Mt Piddington at 1111m above sea level, then out along the fire road to the scenic Hourn Point.  Return on fire roads on the eastern side of the railway line passing Mt Boyce, the highest point on the Great Western Highway, and through Rhododendron Garden back to Blackheath.  Approx 15km and will take around 4 hrs.    

Photo: Walking track Blackheath to Mt Victoria photographed in November 2021

Further details and to Register for our first walk and Camino meetup of 2022.

BOOKED OUT, But worth checking Trybooking as places may become availabe - check Trybooking HERE.

STOP PRESS:  Guest speaker at Camino Meetup is Alexander Campbell who is an avid long distance hiker.  Suzi from Casa Susi will also be joining us!

 

Glenella will be hosting an Open Camino Weekend for those wishing to stay in Blackheath and experience a weekend of Camino Spirit (and the famous pizza night!).   If you would like to make a weekend of it and stay at Glenella you can book  HERE.

SAVE the dates for 2022 - Saturday Training Walks and Camino Meetups are: 26 February, 26 March, 30 April, 28 May, 25 June, 30 July, 27 August, 24 September, 29 October and 26 November.   Details will be posted on individual Meetup events.

 

 

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Address
56 Govetts Leap Rd
Blackheath, Australia

 

All Dates


  • Saturday, 29 January 2022 08:15 - 13:00