GOLD - Hike LONG PLAIN

GOLD - Hike LONG PLAIN

THE PROGRAM VENUE – LONG PLAIN

Venturing off the Snowy Mountains Highway, between Tumut and Cooma, to discover this remote but rewarding corner of Kosciuszko National Park and discover Kosciuszko’s wild northeast corner. Lace up your hiking boots then set off amongst the treeless plains, snow grass valleys and mountain woodland, many of the slopes surrounding the high plains are covered in bright wildflowers in spring. Explore the limestone gorges, caves, waterfalls and the various huts that highlight this area’s rich colonial heritage.

OUR PROGRAM STAFF

YouthAdvance prides itself on the fact that we only employ industry leaders. YouthAdvance is a company that is driven to create young leaders and the experience of our staff have in adventure-based education and recreation programs allows us to structure our programs so they are not only focused on participant experiences but heavily driven on creating measurable program outcomes.

Our lead program guides are employed with no less than 6 years minimum experience and all qualified in the activity being undertaken.

SAFETY AND RISK

YouthAdvance’s partner company Remote Safety Solutions is a leading remote area risk and emergency management specialist. From this, safety is foremost in all of our Adventurous Journeys.

Pre-program you are supplied with our comprehensive Risk Management and Emergency Management Portfolio for the program venue. This portfolio is your reference guide to the associated program hazards and their risk profile and the management processes to limit these hazards. It also lists our emergency actions plans and emergency 

PROGRAM FACTS

  • Participant to staff ratios 7:1
  • Maximum number of participants for this program venue per trip is 18 (Back to Back programs available for larger bookings)
  • Emergency communication equipment carried, VHF, UHF, PLB, Satellite Phone and Sat Messenger and Tracker
  • Maps and navigation equipment supplied to each participant
  • Transport to and from the program venue (Sydney) based School included in advertised price
  •  Live tracking of all participant groups with web portal for parents and booking clients to view
  • All guides hold wilderness or remote area first aid qualifications
  • FREE pre-trip briefing
  • Medical data collected using CareMonkey e-platform for paperless collection

PROGRAM ROUTE

After spending the night at Cooinbil Hut Campground, we set off east around the mountain to the ruins of Harris hut, heading to Harris Waterhole continuing to Nichols Gorge Walk, exploring caves along the way. Following Blue Waterholes Trail to camp at Pockets Hut for the night. Day 2, we head off-track up to the Gurranglorambla Range, taking in the views of the day 3 hike and surrounding mountain ranges. Coming down to Sally Tree Creek, skirting around the sensitive marshland to Old Currango Campground. Day 3 takes us east as we tackle a 330m elevation and scrub to the top on White Hill to enjoy lunch and take in the views. Making our way down the hill to the southwest to Port Phillip Gap, passing Ghostgully campground following an old horse trail to camp at Millers Hut for the evening. Day 4 we exit Millers Hut via Port Phillip Trail and Mosquito Creek Trail. Stopping off at Hainsworth Hut for a quick morning tea break. Continuing on, we cross McPhersons Creek and conquer Skaines Mountain. Enjoy a well earned lunch before the home stretch down to Cooinbil Hut.

EQUIPMENT

Your child using the appropriate gear is instrumental in ensuring that they have an enjoyable and comfortable experience. We have the following options available;

Purchase equipment up to  40% off via the RSS Online Equipment store

Hire via Camplist www.camplist.com.au

TRANSPORT OPTIONS

For organisations wishing for a door to door program option, we can arrange for our 25 seater mini-bus to pick up from any location prior the program and then return once the program has been completed.

Contact our staff to request a quote for this service.

PROGRAM FEES

$550.00 Per Participant

DISCOUNTS APPLY FOR GROUP BOOKING

$550.00 Per Participant

FIND OUT MORE!

Call 0431 248 389 or email [email protected] to find out more