Tag Archives: great north walk

GNW250 Trip report

  Finally, I have completed the walk that gives this website its name, the GNW250! GNW250 September 2015 The Great North Walk is a bush track between Sydney and Newcastle. Officially it is 250km, but in reality is more like 275km or 260km, depending on which route you take over the Hawkwsbury River. The longer […]

3 Comments Continue Reading →
Packing

Great North Walk packing list

  Here is what I’m taking with me for this walk, maybe useful to anyone else doing this walk. If you are going to camp along the way and spend the usual week or two doing the walk, you’ll obviously need a lot more gear: Equipment Pack: Macpac Amp Race 40  Shoes: Saucony Xodus 3.0 […]

3 Comments Continue Reading →

Getting ready to Go

Have taken 2.5 weeks off, virtually exercise free. After my last Mt Ku Ring Gai to Cowan run/walk I felt exhausted, and everything hurt. It took about a week of rest before muscles in my legs and hips stopped aching, to be able to get out of bed in the morning without aches and to stop stiffening […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →

GNW 274?

Getting closer to setting of on the walk, and looking forward to it. Have in mind a long weekend in early to mid November 2012. Seems the GNW is actually between 260km and 274km in total, after adding up all the individual sections described online. Using the “two day section” descriptions on wildwalks.com I make it […]

5 Comments Continue Reading →