Mountaineer-Glowang Trail
Biripi & Worimi Country

5 h, 7 h to 12 h

12.8 km
oneway

↑ 878 m
↓ -654 m

Hard track
This one-way walk in Barrington Tops National Park takes you close to 3 mountain tops (The Mountaneer, The Pimple and The Pinnacle). Starting from Middle Ridge Road walk all the way to Gloucester Tops Road, where you can have a picnic next to Gloucester River. Let us begin by acknowledging the Biripi & Worimi people, Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. 
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Safer Bushwalks
Tips on staying safe on track
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
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Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-32.121583,151.6826443)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom The Bucketts Way, 2
  • Turn on to Gloucester Tops Road then drive for 6.2 km
  • Turn left onto Gloucester Tops Road and drive for another 5.3 km
  • Turn left onto Berrico Creek Road and drive for another 5.4 km
  • Keep right and drive for another 3.9 km
  • Turn right onto Berrico Road and drive for another 30 m
  • Turn left onto Kanungra Road and drive for another 7.1 km
  • Turn right onto Kanungra Road and drive for another 4.5 km
  • Turn slight right and drive for another 200 m
  • Turn sharp left onto Karuah River Road and drive for another 380 m
  • Turn sharp right onto Middle Ridge Road and drive for another 3.6 km
  • Turn right onto Middle Ridge Road and drive for another 1.3 km
  • Keep right onto Mountaineer Trail and drive for another 25 m
Finish (-32.0977373,151.5908923)
Mode (end) Car Shuttle   Car  
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Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
After 590 m pass the "The Mountaineer" (130 m on your right).
After another 2.7 km pass the "The Pimple" (90 m on your left).
After another 1.4 km pass the "The Pinnacle" (35 m on your left).
After another 420 m veer left.
After another 6.1 km turn right.
After another 1.5 km cross the ford.
Then head through/around the gate.
Then to find the car park.
Then pass the sign (10 m on your left).
Then pass the picnic table (15 m on your left).
After another 30 m come to the end.
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Terrain
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Mountaineer-Glowang Trail


Grading
Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 12.8 km
Time 5 h, 7 h to 12 h
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Signage Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)
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