Along Narrow Neck to Taro’s Ladder
  • Length: 20km

  • Duration: 7 hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Narrow Neck Plateau Trail, Blue Mountains National Park

  • End: Tarros Ladders Medlow Gap Walking Track, Blue Mountains National Park

  • Closest Town: Katoomba

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 109 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.740883

  • Longitude: 150.280132


Along Narrow Neck to Taro’s Ladder is a 20km, grade 3 Return hike located in Blue Mountains National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 7 hrs to complete.


This walk follows the Glenraphael Drive management trail along Narrow Neck enjoying plenty of great views of the Jamison Valley and across to Mount Solitary. The climb down Taro’s ladder requires skill and much care and caution should be used. There are plenty of pleasant spots to rest along the way. As this walk follows the management trail there are likely to be people on mountain bikes sharing the area.

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