We did this walk because one of my more adventurous clients wanted a team building activity for his work team and was prepared to pay me to do something that thoroughly enjoy anyway.
This is a fairly straightforward beginner’s walk from Carlon’s farm near Blackheath in the Blue Mountains down to the Cox’s River and return. The track is very well defined and we saw at least ten red bellied black snakes (up to 1 1/2 metres long) on the way down to the river.
There is a pretty camp site along the river edge although the river was at a very low level, slow flowing and had a lot of blue-green algae when we were there. Our water filter was essential.
We returned via the alternative very steep route up Tinpot Hill which was very hard going on a very hot day (40 degrees C.)