Summary: There are nice views from the Topham Trig on the top of Topham Hill in West Head - but it's a relatively long off-track walk to get there.

Topham Trig is on top of the scrubby Topham Hill in West Head, which has a number of Aboriginal engraving sites. The trig is reached by a bush-bash from West Head Road, following the ridge up to the highest point. Just the steel post is still left of the Topham Trig Station (TS5653).

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The rusted vane lies a few metres away, with the “Topham” nameplate still attached.

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Names carved into the sandstone date back to 1939 – when the trig was most likely a lot easier to reach!

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There are views of the ocean in the distance from the trig point, and nice views of Pittwater and the Barrenjoey Peninsula from lower down the ridge.

Topham Trig

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