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Women's Centennial Pass Hike Saturday 7th August

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Explore the Blue Mountains with your own two feet by embarking on a women s only hiking day.

Get back to nature in the Blue Mountains on a trail beyond tourist locations. Picture yourself having a cuppa tea overlooking a scenic mountain view, ducking under waterfalls and discovering the path to a hidden canyon.

In a nutshell, this hike is all about embracing incredible landscapes, walking with like-minded women in one of the most spectacular trails in the Blue Mountains.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Soak up the Jamison Valley views
  • Discover a unique Blue Mountains trail
  • Explore the path to the hidden canyon
  • Marvel at the sandstone cliffs
  • Walk with like-minded women at at a slow pace

You will be met by your guide just outside Blackheath at 9.00am and acquainted with your fellow women walkers.

The trail passes under overhanging huge caves, running waterfalls and creeks, before ascending to spectacular valley views. Your guide is always attentive in regard to your health, women moment s, your wellness and how strong your coffee is. With a leisurely pace, we ll continue along the cliff top trail before descending into our special morning tea location.

After a break, its onto exploring rainforests and the the base of sandstone cliffs. Here, we ll find a cave to stop for lunch.

With bellies full, we continue our hike following the waterfall until going deeper into the canyon we ll let you discover the rest!

DETAILS:

  • Meeting location: Centennial Glen Car Park, Blackheath NSW 2785
  • Meeting time: 9.00am (there is a toilet at meeting location)
  • Finish time: Between 2.30-3pm
  • Distance: 6.3km loop
  • Time hiking: 4-4.5 hours
  • Grade: Challenging (there are uneven surfaces and some steps)
  • Numbers: Small group of maximum 10 women
  • Cost: $110pp includes booking fee & GST

INCLUDED:

  • Permits and licensing
  • Park/council land fees
  • Experienced eco certified female WWA guide
  • Healthy & hearty lunch (salad wraps)
  • Hot tea and coffee for morning tea
  • Morning tea fruit and trail snacks
  • First aid
  • Insurance
  • Photos of your trip posted in our Facebook Group

TESTIMONIAL:

The canyon! I can t get over the canyon. I loved every part of this hike but ending at the canyon took my breath away. Thank you to Hannah for being such a patience and caring guide. Loved chatting to the other women and learning about the Banksia s along the way, awesome day! .

~Andrea Rowan - ACT

HOW FIT DO YOU NEED TO BE?

A basic to good level of fitness is required. We take regular breaks, stop for plenty of photos and support each other. Bring your walking poles for extra support down steps. There are rails on some sections where there are stairs. The incline and declines are short, but steep for 50m only. The track can be unsteady in sections but we walk slow. We have seen 10 year olds to 75 year olds on this trail.

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Day pack (large enough to carry 2L water, rain jacket, personal belongings)
  • Rain jacket
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • 2-3L of water
  • Comfortable walking shoes or boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera or phone for photos
  • Lip balm
  • Personal medication
  • Hiking poles (optional but handy)

We re thrilled you re thinking about coming. Of course, if you have questions please email womenwantadventure@outlook.com.

Your guides at Women Want Adventure

www.womenwantadventure.com.au

FAQ'S

We've got plenty of answers to your questions HERE.

So, what exactly is Women Want Adventure? Do I have to be a young, super fit, experienced adventurer to attend?

Nope, you certainly do not. You can be a beginner to advanced (or anywhere in-between). Women Want Adventure is all about women coming together to try something new, make friendships, experience challenges, surprises and enjoyment of adventure. Our youngest member is mid 20 s, our oldest is 71, and 75% of women turn up individually.

How old do I need to be to attend? Women Want Adventure trips are for women over the age of 18 years.

Do I need any experience? No. You can be a first time hiker to join this trip.

Can I attend individually? Yes! Many of the women who attend our trips turn up individually and make very good friends with the other ladies in our community.

Are there bathrooms at the start location? Yes.

What if I need to cancel, including cancelling due to a Covid-19 restrictions?

We hope you do not need to cancel your trip, however if cancellation takes place the following will apply:

Please note: This includes trips you need to cancel due to Covid-19 travel and border restrictions if you are unable to make the trip. Women are aware of the possibility and risks of travel and border restrictions and take on this responsibility when booking a trip. Women may not be able to travel to a trip location if restrictions change and may need to cancel their position on this trip.

* A 75% refund (with the exception of the booking fee $12) will be made if you cancel any part of the reservation 31 days or more prior to the first day of the reservation.

* A 50% refund (with the exception of the booking fee - $12) will be made if you cancel any part of the reservation 15 to 30 days prior to the first day of the reservation.

* No refund will be made if you cancel any part of the reservation less than 10 days prior to the first day of the departure or any time after. This includes cancellation requests for illness and injury.

That is:

1. 0 to 10 days: No refund

2. 10 to 30 days: 50% refund (less booking fee - $12)

3. 31 or more days: 75% refund (less booking fee - $12)

* All prices are per person and listed in Australian Dollars (AUD). All prices shown are GST inclusive where applicable.

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