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Coonabarabran Things to Do: 30 reviews and 68 photos

  Yeah, well you come and try it, see how you feel!
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  • Yeah, well you come and try it, see how you feel! - Coonabarabran
      Yeah, well you come and try it, see how you feel!
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  • Belougery Split Rock after the fire - Coonabarabran
      Belougery Split Rock after the fire
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This photo should frighten the kiddies!
It's all very well for you to sit there in you chair in front of your computer screen and wonder why I am in such a state.
For Belougery Split Rock the guide says - 4.6km return, 3 hours, steep grade.
Frankly, when you're hanging on to a chain hauling yourself up bare rock knowing that just one slip could be fatal, you begin to wonder just what some of the walks rated "very steep" must involve!
This is the point where you climb just a few stairs and then get involved with the chain. Since, by the time you reach here, you are already stuffed and have had about four stops minimum it's a good place to take another break before you climb to the peak.
You're a fair way up by this time and it's only about 10 minutes to the top but you'll also be stopping again before you get there.
Remember on walks in this park - always take some form of drink with you.
Fortunately I always do and I make it my treat for when I reach the summit.

Directions: At the time of writing, aim for Camp Wambelong because the Split Rock carpark is closed.

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  • Updated Jun 29, 2013
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