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|25-28 Oct, Fri (08:00AM)-Mon (16:00PM)||Bushwalkers Resort Full Pack Walk|
|Full pack walk to the famed “bushwalkers resort” in the rugged upper Kowmung River, then two wonderful days to chill out at the best bush campsite in the Blue Mountains with nice side trips. The final day is a full pack walk back up the hill to the cars (sigh!). A walk that is short in distance but rugged in nature.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 10. View
|2-3 Nov, Sat-Sun||Mt Canobla and Mt Gundangaroo Traverse to St Johns Point|
|A 2-day pack walk. Numbers are strictly limited. Private property access is required. Day 1 - Park near Canobla Gap and ascend Mount Canobla on a razor blade spur. Continue to Mt Gundangaroo and camp near the trig. Water was found in a nearby gully. Day 2 – Walk to St Johns Point, then descend to Canobla Gap Trail and walk back to the cars. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S and Glen Alice 89314N View
|23-24 Nov, Sat (08:26AM)-Sun (14:00PM)||Introductory Pack Walk|
|Grade:3/6||Length||22km||400m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|(Date Changed) This would be very good as the first walk for those wishing to try out pack walking. From Hornsby Station a few streets and link up with Great North Walk. Head to Crosslands reserve (approx. 15 km, mostly downhill and relatively easy with one tricky creek crossing). Camping at Crosslands: beautiful spot with water and toilets. Walk out next day to Berowra Station (5.5 km). Slippery sections.
Location: Berowra Valley NP
Map: Hawkesbury Limit: 15. View
|26 Nov - 1 Dec, Tue-Sun||Round Mtn to Mackeys and Boobee Huts|
|Day 1: Drive from Sydney to Round Mtn car park then walk steeply downhill 4kms to camp on the lovely Tumut River. Day 2: Walk up and along Farm Ridge Trail and Grey Mare F/T to Mackeys Hut 15km for 3 nights base camp at a shaded site - with a loo. Day 3: Play in the nearby waterfalls or explore other parts. Day 4: Day walk (6km return) to Boobee Hut, a fairly new hut. Day 5: Return to cars same way, drive to Tumut (or somewhere else) for dinner and a comfortable bed. Day 6: Drive home. EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST SOUGHT.
Location: Kosciuszko NP
Map: Toolong Range 85251N Limit: 12. View
|30 Nov - 1 Dec, Sat-Sun||Wollangambe Crater|
|Walk on tracks from Bell to Wollangambe River plus short side trip to Wollangambe Crater. Camp at Wollangambe River, return by same route. Beautiful country, interesting walking, possible swimming.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Wollangambe 89312S Limit: 12. View
|8-14 Dec, Sun (17:00PM)-Sat (12:00PM)||Koscie 2019|
|(Fully Booked) More magic with my 8th annual Koscie walk. This year we start from Round Mountain, and camp near Derschkos, Grey Mare, Pretty Plain and Wheelers Huts with an optional climb of Dargal Mountain. The usual great scenery and the usual lovely Koscie bushland and flowers.
Location: Kosciuszko NP Limit: 15. View
|14 Dec, Sat 11:55AM||NPA Annual Xmas party at Crosslands Reserve|
|Southern Sydney Branch|
|I have led walks for 42 years. Gee, I miss friends who have either moved on or ceased walking. I am sure other experienced leaders would feel the same. How about we have a Xmas party so that we can catch up with past, present and future friends? Gather at Crosslands Reserve for a wonderful time.
Don't worry about your waist line. A few leaders would put on walks of various lengths and difficulties before and after the feast. Examples are as below:
1. Walk from Cowan to Crosslands Reserve
2. Walk from Mt. Kurring-gai Station
3. Walk from Crosslands Reserve to Berowra Station
4. Walk from Crosslands Reserve to Mt. Kurring-gai Station
Or you can simply drive to the Reserve. Distance from your home is not an excuse. You can camp there even!!
The picnic is self-catered. Bring a plate to share. You can choose to make a note donation instead of bringing a plate. You can do both as money raised will go to NPA. Please mention if you will be bringing a plate as we don't want to end up with just Money but no food.
Location: Berowra Valley NP View
|29 Dec, Sun - 1 Jan, Wed||Main Range – Snowy Mountains|
|4 days exploring the Main Range and surrounding area of the Snowy Mountains. Great alpine walking, beautiful and unique lakes, grand views all round.
Location: Kosciuszko NP Limit: 10. View
|8-10 Jan, Wed-Fri||Colo/Nepean River paddle|
|Starting with a rafting experience at Penrith Whitewater Stadium (just plain good fun). Then camping for 2 nights at Upper Colo Reserve. Day 2 paddling the Colo River. The section will depend upon water levels. Day 3 paddling on Nepean River. Either Nepean Gorge or if sufficient water from Penrith to Wallacia.
Trip combined with another club. PFD compulsory.
Location: Blue Mountains Limit: 12. View
|11-12 Jan, Sat (09:00AM)-Sun (14:00PM)||Erskine Creek Pack Walk|
|We start with a walk down on the Jack Evans Track to Erskine Creek in the Glenbrook area of Blue Mountains NP. We then walk upstream to an excellent swimming pool on the junction with Lincoln/Monkey Ropes Creek. Spend the day swimming and stay the night at a nice campsite near the pool. Return will be a short walk along Monkey Ropes Creek and up a new track to return to the cars. This is a perfect way to spend a summer weekend.
Location: ErskineCreek and Blue Mountains NP Limit: 15. View
|25-27 Jan, Sat (08:00AM)-Mon (15:00PM)||The Mighty Morong Deep|
|If you want the ultimate river trip you simply can't go past the mighty Morong Deep! This is an incredibly beautiful section of the upper Kowmung River populated by numerous cascades, cool refreshing giant swimming pools and slabs of pink granite which is perfect for scrambling over, sunbaking on and allowing perfect grip as you explore your way down the river. In short, having the time of your life! Add to this the real chance of bagging a wild trout and some lovely campsites and you have all the attributes for an amazing experience worthy of saluting the Australia Day weekend in style! The walk involves walking down into the deep via Megalith ridge,establishing a basecamp at a loverly grassy campsite then exploring with day packs the Kowmung river upstream into the Morong Deep and downstream too which has a completely different character. Lots of rock scrambling.
Location: Kanangra-Boyd NP
Map: Kanangra 89303S, Shooters Hill 88302S, Gurnang 88291N, and Yerranderie 89294N Limit: 12. View
|27-29 Feb, Thu (04:38AM)-Sat (00:00AM)||Mount Jagungal|
|Three day pack walk Mt Jagungal, one of the “biggies” at over 2000m. A beautiful campsite on a high knoll and surrounded by Snow gums.
Day 1 - Walk to campsite
Day 2 - Climb Jagungal with daypacks
Day 3 - Walk out
Joint with Bush Club Inc. Could be cold nights at high altitude.
Location: Kosciuszko NP
Map: Jagungal 85251S and Toolong Range 85251N Limit: 8. View
|7-14 Mar, Sat (07:00AM)-Sat (14:00PM)||Walls of Jerusalem|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Walls of Jerusalem to Lake St Clair, Tasmania. This is my favourite long walk that I have ever done and on my 5th visit to the superlative Walls of Jerusalem, we will explore the many wonderful aspects that this area has to offer over several days. Then we travel down past the Great Lakes of Adelaide, Meston and Junction to the interestingly named Never Never and the Mersey River which we follow through to the Overland Track at Harnett Falls. From this point we go south then north into Pine Valley for 2 days of magic, climbing the Acropolis, the Labyrinth and other scenic gems. Finally, there is an easy walk down to Lake St Clair for a ferry ride to Cynthia Bay and a pickup with bushwalkers transport back to Hobart. Rock scrambling and a bit off-track walking in the Never Never, potential extreme weather.
Map: Rowallen, Ada, Du Cane, Cathedral, and Pillans Limit: 12. View
|9-13 Apr, Thu (08:00AM)-Mon (12:00PM)||Warrumbungle National Park|
|Without a doubt, Warrumbungle National Park is one of my favourite places to walk and enjoy nature. On this trip, I will take you to a few of the wilder locations within the park that aren't often visited as well as plenty of the fantastic regular walks which make this park justifiably famous. With hot showers and good amenities isn't it time you experienced the wonderful Warrumbungles! Interested people can come for 4/5 or 6 days. Some off-track walking. Limit: 20. View|
|12-23 Jul, Sun (08:00AM)-Thu (16:00PM)||Thorsbourne Trail|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) A lovely pack walk on the Thorsbourne Trail on Hinchinbrook Island in Queensland. This is one of Queensland’s Great Walks and is a wonderful mixture of rainforest and beaches. Some great campsites; some nice swimming holes; mostly short days; with at least one 2-night stop, all make this a really terrific walk. There is great demand for the limited walk permits at this time of the year so we need to book close to the possible one-year in advance. Seven days (6 nights) of actual walking. A day of snorkeling on the reef prior to the walk is also planned.
Location: Hinchinbrook Limit: 8. View
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