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Butterbox Ridge & Grose Valley Sunset Vista

ABOUT: A wonderful walk out to a point overlooking the Grose Valley opposite Govett’s Leap on the other side. It also offers great views of valley walls and Mount Hay which you pass on the way down. There are some steep views and walks along 300m tall cliffs so be careful. Walk out to the far point for stunning views in all directions.

PHOTO EQUIPMENT TO BRING: A longish walk and tricky terrain in places so travel light. A good wide angle, medium telephoto and gradual ND filters if there is no sky cover. Tripod essential for evening and sunrise shots.

GETTING TO THE SPOT/S: Follow Mount Hay Road for the full 15km after it turns into a dirt track. This should take about 20-30 mins depending on 4WD capability. Near the end of the road it will fork into two, take the left one up a short hill to a large car park area. Follow the trail to the left and bear left vs right to Mount Hay at the junction. The butterbox area is behind and round the large mound, for great views take the right trail around this mound vs the left one.