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

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

  • Closest Town: Katoomba

  • Distance from CBD: 109 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.740883

  • Longitude: 150.280132

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Bitumen Road

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Winding Road

Speed Bumps

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Entry Fee

Large Car Park

Small Car Park

Accessible Parking

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Drinking Water

Untreated Water

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Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

Waterfalls & Lakes

Rainforest Walk

Goldfields & Mining

Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

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Rock Scrambling

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Bush Bashing

River Crossings

Scenic Viewpoints

Well Marked

Drinking Water

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Fishing Spots

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Trail Running

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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.

Hike Summary

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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