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Starlights track

Postby Petew » Fri 12 Jun, 2020 1:57 pm

Anyone been down starlights recently? Going tomorrow and wondering how trashed it is after the fires.

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Re: Starlights track

Postby michael_p » Fri 12 Jun, 2020 4:16 pm

See my photos here: viewtopic.php?f=47&t=17036&p=390546#p390375. The last two photos show the view down into the valley. Some bits got burnt but it mostly looks OK around the Starlights area.

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Re: Starlights track

Postby Petew » Fri 12 Jun, 2020 4:56 pm

Thanks Michael, soooo looking forward to getting out of town.
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Re: Starlights track

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Fri 12 Jun, 2020 10:55 pm

Significantly burnt, particularly up high, and as a result the track is vague in places and there is some treefall. But still pretty straightforward and the bush is regenerating nicely

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Re: Starlights track

Postby puredingo » Sat 13 Jun, 2020 12:24 pm

And you get a great view across the other side of the main creek that drains the valley....some great little camp caves if you were stuck.
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Re: Starlights track

Postby Petew » Sun 14 Jun, 2020 5:00 pm

Just got back. Yeah, the creek is wide open. Lots of little caves.

The last time I was down there was in 2018 on the way to Katoomba. The starlights campground is unrecognisable. Gone are the finely manicured lawns, hello weed fest. Still nice though.
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