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Glenrock

Women Embrace Glenrock Hike and Bushcraft Workshop

Interested in survival in the wild? Want to increase your skills in the bush? Like many traditional skills, bushcraft is a dying art. An understanding of survival skills is essential for time in the bush. Join us for a beautiful hike with a hands on bushcraft workshop and delicious morning tea.

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Women Embrace Glenrock Hike and Bushcraft Workshop
Women Embrace Glenrock Hike and Bushcraft Workshop

Time & Location

18 June 2022, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm AEST

Glenrock , Glenrock Lagoon, New South Wales, Australia

About The Adventure

About the Adventure: Join us for a fantastic morning out in the great outdoors for a hike, Bushcraft Workshop and morning tea with homemade baked goods! 

During our hike, we'll explore the traditional skills of knot tieing, building natural shelters, animal tracking and foraging for bush tucker plants in the beautiful coastal Glenrock State Conservation Area. 

Knowing how to tie knots is an essential lifeskill for camping and time in the bush and after this 2.5-hour practical workshop you will be well on your way to becoming very handy with some classic knots, too.

This workshop 2.5 hours workshop is an introduction to bushcraft in various outdoor applications. There will be some informal theory, learning some of the classic knots and correct terminology. Then a  practical exercise in the local bush to apply the lessons learnt.

We'll visit less populated areas of Glenrock State Conservation Area with some off-track exploration. 

We’ll take in some postcard-perfect coastal views, see terrific old-growth eucalypts, walk on wet rocky plateaus, make our way through gorgeous Glenrock forest, and take in the ocean along the lagoon. Your WEA host will carry a homemade morning tea share and we'll even boil the 'billy' for a cuppa or two.  

Details:

Meeting Time:  9:15  for 9:30 am start

Meeting Point:  Glenrock State Conservation Area-exact meeting point in confirmation email and text

Fitness Level: Moderate 

Experience: No Bushwalking or knot tieing experience needed. You will need at least a moderate fitness level and be comfortable walking on uneven/wet terrain with steps and steep inclines and descents.

About the Walk: This walk is rated Grade 4.  We’ll walk approx 5.5kms over a variety of terrain including uneven ground with many steps, wet rocky plateaus and soft sand. Some areas of this walk will be wet and slippery, even when there has been no recent rain. Click here to find out more about the grading system

Toilets: There are NO toilets on this walk, we will carry a bush toilet kit

Cost: $75

Inclusions:

  • Bushcraft Instructor and Guide
  • All materials used during the workshop including marlin spike, knife, tarp, cord
  • Morning tea including hot drinks and home-baked goodies. (We cater for dietary requirements, please let us know of anything dietary needs when booking)
  • Eco Pass, Parks Licencing Fees, Full Insurance Coverage
  • Wilderness First Aid qualified Guide
  • Photos of your adventure will be posted on our facebook event page for you to save

What do I need to wear/bring?

  • small day pack with waist strap (to carry your personal belongings)
  • hiking boots, sturdy joggers or trail runners
  • comfortable, sun-protective activewear
  • hat
  • sunscreen/bug spray
  • any personal medications you may need (asthma puffer/epi-pen etc)
  • waterproof jacket (in case of cold/ wet weather)
  • an extra warm layer in case of cold/windy weather
  • at least 2 litres of water 
  • hiking poles (optional)

FAQS

How fit do I need to be to join this adventure? This hike covers approx 5.5 kms of moderate levels of terrain. You will need a moderate level of fitness.  If you're not sure if this adventure is for you, please contact us at info@womenembraceadventure.com.au and we will be happy to give you a call to discuss. This trail is not handicapped accessible at this time and pets are not allowed.

I'll be coming on my own, is that ok?

Not a problem at all!  Lots of women come on their own to our adventures. Your Women Embrace Adventure host will make sure everyone is introduced before we set off on this beautiful hike. We always have lots of fun, there is no pressure, no judgment, and lots of encouragement from everyone.  By the end of the hike, you may have just found some new adventure friends!

How many will be on our Hike?  We keep our adventures quite personal. On this adventure, there will be no more than 8  women plus your bush and WEA guides.

Stay Safe Procedures: Women Embrace Adventure is taking important measures to limit the transmission of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) such as:

*Contactless registration

*Zero share equipment, utensils

*Providing hand sanitiser to use at the start and during each adventure

*Ensuring social distancing throughout the adventure

Before attending an adventure please:

*Stay home if you or your family are unwell, or you have been advised to isolate

*Wash your hands and use hand sanitiser often

*Continue to social distance

*Read our full Covid-19 T&C's for full details https://www.womenembraceadventure.com.au/t-c 

*Terms and Conditions apply

By making a booking you agree to and accept our terms and conditions, including these Terms and Conditions, our Covid-19 Policy and the Waiver of Liability.

Your booking is final once your payment is processed and confirmation email is sent to you. No refunds will be given but your spot can be transferred to another lady over the age of 18. Please email us at least 24 hours before the adventure and provide her contact details. This is an all-weather event. If cancelled by Women Embrace Adventure a credit or full refund will be provided.

This is a women's only adventure. Valid for sale until sold out. Advertised prices are per person. Prices are correct as of 6 April 2022 and are subject to availability, withdrawal and change at any time without notice due to fluctuations in charges and currency.

All current government safety and health guidelines at the time of booking and departure must be adhered to including all Covid-19 requirements. Any additional costs related to but not limited to government travel restrictions are the responsibility of the individual traveller and not Women Embrace Adventure. If this trip is undersubscribed or in circumstances where external events affect the viability or safety of this trip to go ahead, Women Embrace Adventure reserves the right to cancel or reschedule and to exclude/remove any participants from this trip.

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  • Glenrock Hike & Bush Workshop

    Join us for a 5.5 km bushwalk, practical hands-on Bush Knot Workshop and a delicious morning tea at Glenrock State Conservation Area.

    $75.00
    Tax: GST included
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