/ Sydney Advice
Are you looking to climb whilst here? Or just wanting to see the area?
Not sure of all the campervan options. Jucy.com.au is one I've seen but not heard any reports on. Try post on www.chockstone.org for Aus campervan recommendations.
Mt Victoria is a good spot to put your campervan at for the night (about 10 mins past Blackheath), there are plenty of walks from there. You could also pull into the Shipley/ centennial Glenn carpark, walks there up past the glenn/wave wall, or down Porter pass and along.
If you are after good walks, there is a book "blue mountains on foot" ISBN 1864365307. Which has 15 or 20 walks (I've one at home) and cover walks from 1hr to 8hrs and easy to difficult.
The Blue mountains is more of a sport destination as well. There is trad around, but be aware that the rock is softer, so protection is not as bomber. (There was an accident over xmas/new year where a couple visiting from inter-state were not aware of this)
Also, an alternative to the campervan is to just catch the train from Sydney to Blackheath (single is around $A8), and stay in Blackheath climbing at the crags nearby.
I really enjoyed walking the 6 foot trail from Katoomba to the Jenolan caves. It's about 28 miles and we didn't see anyone else the whole way. Plenty of wildlife as well.
Thanks a lot for the recommendations.
Thanks again for your help.
Me too. Very simple and cheap way to get to the mountains from Sydney. Quick, too: I only had 8 hours to play with, and thanks to the train I spent 6 of them in the Blue Mts and 2 travelling.
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