Trip Details

SUBW Masterchef Walk

Date:23/07/2016 - 24/07/2016
Leader:David Lee
Email:melochar [replace this stuff with the at symbol] gmail [this one is meant to be a dot] com [that completes the address and now comes a subject suggestion] SUBW Masterchef Walk
It's time for another SUBW Masterchef! - The outback cooking competition.

The idea is simple: Chee and I will be running an overnight walk to a spectacular but little known part of the Blue Mountains. The walk is ~ 6km each way, and suitable for beginners with overnight walking experience (no big ups or downs). We will aim to get to the campsite early afternoon to leave plenty of time for exploration and...

SUBW Masterchef!!!!

This will be a friendly cooking competition, and a great opportunity to show off your favorite campfire recipe. Please bring enough to share a little taste with everyone (but remember others will be sharing theirs with you, so there will be plenty of food to go around - only make enough for a small taster for each person) Anything is fair game: Starters, Mains, Desserts, Drinks, what have you. Judging will be done by group vote, and the winning recipes might even get published in a SUBW Masterchef Cookbook! (if anyone is willing to help put one together :)

SUBW Masterchef is not really about the competition, but more about sharing ideas and tips for good bush meals. your entry can be something simple, light, and easy, or extravagant and difficult. The real winners are the ones who come away with fresh ideas and tasty recipes for future bushwalks.

Walk out will be on Sunday, via a slightly different route, returning to Sydney hopefully early evening.

Fresh drinking water should be available at the campsite, but I will confirm this closer to the date. This is a remote campsite with no facilities (although there is a largeish camp cave if the weather turns bad).

This is an overnight walk in cold weather, so make sure you are prepared. You will need to carry everything into and out of the campsite along rough bush track. No previous overnight walking experience is required, but you must be reasonably fit and able to carry your pack for ~4 hours of walking each day.

You will need to organise your own camping gear, keeping in mind that it will almost certainly be quite cold overnight. Please contact the club gear officers if you need to borrow anything. There will be a campfire for cooking, or you can bring a stove if you like.

We will be carpooling to get out there. The road in is a bit rough, but should be manageable in a 2wd as long as you take it slow :) Details of the location will be sent out to those who sign up, but I can assure you it is a SPECTACULAR spot: Soaring cliff-lines, Immense Pagodas, Flowing (hopefully) Waterfalls, Deep Canyons etc. etc.

Trip numbers will be limited by car spaces, so if you have a car and can take others you will get priority.

Please email any questions to

See you in the Bush!
Dave "Fritz" Lee
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