The ghost town of Newnes provides one of the most accessible entry points into the spectacular and wild Wollemi National Park, part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. What sets this region apart is the amazing and unique geology, history, flora and remote pristine places. And yet it is located within a couple of hours drive out of Sydney.
This book is about a spectrum of walking opportunities around Newnes that can be accomplished in a day trip from Sydney or other parts of the Blue Mountains. It features spectacular lookouts, cliffs, rock formations, slots, passes, caves, overhangs, rainforest ravines, ledges and traverses, as well as an abridged social history of Newnes..
With over 3,400 bushwalks behind them, Michael Keats, Brian Fox and Yuri Bolotin take you on adventure after adventure exploring the hidden gems of the Wollemi National Park..
The walks described in the book range from the easy to the extreme. The great thing about a visit to Newnes is that you can be as energetic or as laid back as you wish..
You might even get inspired to plan an adventure of your own, using the meticulous track notes, maps, grid references and photographs contained in the book..