Cox’s River via Breakfast Creek (5-7 Oct 2013)

Trip Report: Weather was looking good, and we had the long weekend, so we set off to Cox’s River via Breakfast Creek. We headed up on the Friday night and camped at Carlon’s Farm (Green Gully). There were at least 30 Kangaroo’s hopping around, far more than we had seen there previously, and they definitely … Read moreCox’s River via Breakfast Creek (5-7 Oct 2013)

Splendour Rock & Knights Deck

The Route:

Total distance: 25.9 km
Max elevation: 1185 m
Min elevation: 166 m
Total climbing: 2220 m

What a fabulous four days we had! Our plans got switched around at the last minute, which meant we could leave Wednesday night rather than Friday noon, so quickly after a quick run around we had everything sorted at set off, with a quick stop in at Katoomba to drop off the trip intention form & pick up an EPIRB and get some delicious pizza from Rene Pizza Place. We didn’t end up reaching Green Gully until 10!

The walk down breakfast creek went quite well, despite the stinging nettles (we were prepared with long pants and gaiters, but they had grown allot since I was there last!). We eventually got into bed around 12:30am, took a little longer than we had planned and we missed the bottom of Black Horse Ridge which set us back about 15 minutes.

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