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4 May, Fri SE cliffs of Genowlan Mountain
Grade:5/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark vehicles on the Capertee to Glen Davis Road at approximately GR 268 298. Head out along a spur to the north, descend into and cross Dog Trap Creek at approximately GR 271 306 before ascending a long north orientated ridge towards the cliffs of Mount Genowlan. Climb up a further 200m to reach a point on the cliffs where the drainage tips to the west. From this point explore the headwaters before ascending through the next line of cliffs before heading ENE to a compound slot at GR 275 330. Descend through the cliff line and return to the cars via a northern tributary network of Dog Trap Creek. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

5 May, Sat 10:29AM Nan Tien Temple
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Explore Temple and beautiful grounds. Paths, ups & downs, steps, hopefully autumn colours. Great views. Bus return to Wollongong, coffee at Wollongong, train return to Sydney. View

6 May, Sun Macquarie Pass NP
Grade:3/6 Length 6km  300m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) Half day walk exploring the tracked and off-track ascent to Prominent Rocks view point on the southern Illawarra escarpment.
Map: Robertson 90284N Limit: 12. View

6 May, Sun 9:00AM Rusden Head
Grade:2/6 Length 12km Milton Branch
Dave W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk from the car park at Little Forest Plateau to Rusden Head and escarpment. Spectacular views. Walk mainly on track, could be wet in places. Optional side excursion to “the carriages”.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Milton 89272N View

7 May, Mon 9:11AM Wentworth Falls
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  200m Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) John H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Darwins walk to Rocket Point Lookout. From here we take the scratchy Kings Tableland Track to Flat Rock. Fantastic views of the Jamison Valley. Return via Darwins Walk. The track goes close (but not too close) to the cliff tops.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

8 May, Tue 9:39AM Auburn Gardens
Grade:2/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Margaret B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Walk short way to Gardens. Wander the Gardens (hopefully some nice autumn colours) then walk along Duck Creek to Clyde Station. Train return to city. View

8 May, Tue 9:30AM Joadja North NR and “Gates” view for lunch
Grade:3/6 Length 8.5km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
2038
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWombeyan Caves Road Walk into Joadja North Nature Reserve, one very short steep up and down, mostly even trail, beautiful lookout for lunch. One very short steep up and down.
Location: Joadja NR
Map: Barrallier 8929-3N Limit: 12. View

8 May, Tue 9:18AM Lane Cove to St Leonards
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Lane Cover Bushland Park, walk under River Rd via Pipe Tunnel (Gore Creek running through - dark and wet - torch required), Gore Creek Reserve, Manns Point Park, Greenwich, Berry Creek Track, then onto St Leonards Station. Carry morning tea, lunch and water for a full day walk. Steep section, rough bushtracks, steps, streets. Moderate pace. View

9 May, Wed 9:00AM Matron Porter Dr to Garrards Reserve
Grade:1/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Paul B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk on trails through forest to return to meeting point, with maybe a short diversion to Narrawallee Inlet. This is a very gentle downhill walk most of the way. Bring refreshments to have at Narawallee Inlet on the site of the old Oyster Farm. View

9 May, Wed 9:30AM Middle Head to Balmoral
Length 3km Sydney Branch
Bob S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Ramble Middle Head to Balmoral. Little up and down. View

9 May, Wed 9:30AM North Wahroonga to Mt Kuring-gai
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  100m Sydney Branch
Fritz W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.North Wahroonga to Mt Kuring-gai via Bobbin Head and Apple Tree Bay. Two fairly steep climbs.
Location: Ku-ring-gai Chase NP View

10 May, Thu 9:32AM Canterbury to Tempe
Grade:1/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Maurice F.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Walk from Canterbury Station to Tempe Station along the Cooks River Canal - flat walk through reserves. Train return to city from Tempe. View

11 May, Fri The Ravine South of Point Hatteras and more
Grade:5/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark on the plateau at GR 250 324. Walk on the fire trail and visit Mine in the Sky. Continue to Spot Height 1031m, then descend into the gorge to the east. Explore the gorge, eventually linking with Genowlan Mountain Trail at about GR 256 330. Next, visit The Grotto and Ladders Defile, before walking back to the vehicle. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

12 May, Sat 9:45AM Alex Colley and his Forest Vision
Branch
Janine K.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Turramurra to Sheldon Forest walk. FOKE (Friends of Ku-ring-gai Environment) Event. This Turramurra walk will highlight Ku-ring-gai's wilderness champion Alex Colley OAM (1909-2014) who worked tirelessly to ensure that NSW’s forests were loved, appreciated and protected into the future. Reflect on the paths he walked for conservation that involved the Sydney Bush Walkers, the Federation of Bush Walking Clubs, and even the Turramurra Branch of the Liberal Party who, in the 1960s, unanimously supported the saving of the Colong Caves in the southern Blue Mountains. Come and be inspired by Sheldon Forest – one of Sydney’s rarest urban forests. As well learn more about Turramurra’s heritage that includes the Little Village Park and the Hillview Conservation area. This FOKE walk is in partnership with the Colong Foundation for Wilderness where Alex Colley was Secretary for many years. 2018 celebrates the Colong Foundation for Wilderness’ 50th Anniversary. Bring hat, water & wear good walking shoes. If wet, wear raincoat and bring umbrella. View

12 May, Sat Cochrane Dam
Branch
Jamie B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA walk organised by Geehi Bushwalking Club. Contact leader for further details. View

12 May, Sat 9:23AM Concord West to Bicentennial Park
Grade:1/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.A return walk via streets, paths, boardwalks, ups & downs, lake, mangroves, parklands. Train return from Concord West to city. View

12-18 May, Sat (16:00PM)-Fri (16:00PM) Explore the Great Koala National Park
Grade:3/6 Illawarra Branch
Helen W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longAccommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.The leader won the Great Koala National Park Getaway package in last year's NPA auction. We'll use the accommodation at Two Styx Cottages near Ebor for four nights then move on to Bellingen for another three. The area also includes some of NSW's most magnificent forests. We'll do a 10-15 km walk each day, guided by Oisin's recommendations. Expressions of interest by 6 April please.
Location: New England NP and Dorrigo NP Limit: 12. View

12 May, Sat Heathcote to Waterfall
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  110m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.From station follow roads and tracks to Pipeline Track. Follow scenic track along Heathcote Creek to Battery Causeway. Cross creek and follow Bullawarring Track to Waterfall stopping at pools and lookouts along the way. River crossings and slippery track conditions.
Location: Heathcote NP
Map: Campbelltown 90291N View

13 May, Sun 9:00AM Burrill Lake Bush
Grade:3/6 Length 13km Milton Branch
Peter F.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom Wildflower Reserve walk west to upper reaches of lake. Follow shoreline to boat ramp then fire trail and track to Cooper Creek. Some off-track to shoreline then to outskirts of Kings Point. Return to Wildflower Res via bush track. Figure of 8 walk can be varied. View

13 May, Sun 9:45AM Butterflies, Camellias and Blue Gums
Branch
Janine K.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Killara to Gordon Walk. FOKE (Friends of Ku-ring-gai Environment) Event. Discover the remarkable story of Dr Gustavus Athol Waterhouse (1877-1950), famed for his expertise on butterflies. Athol lived close to his famous younger brother - Professor Eben Gowrie Waterhouse whose home and garden ‘Eryldene’ is today one of the most significant and popular house and gardens to visit in Sydney. Athol’s house, ‘Allowrie’ was built in Stanhope Road around 1905. Its memorable gardens were once the site of a magnificent ‘butterfly garden’. It was also near to some of the best butterfly collecting places along the hill top bushland ridges of east Killara. This leisurely walk will wander along Killara’s streetscapes of camellias and blue gums. Perhaps even a butterfly may be spotted? The walk will finish at ‘Eryldene’ where visitors have the option to enter this beautiful camellia garden (entry fee $12 where Eryldene has arranged a special dedicated tour for those interested in joining this tour) or if they wish join a Mother's Day High Tea (bookings essential as this is Eryldene’s busiest day and the celebratory teas need to be pre-booked with Eryldene on (02) 9498 2271 or www.eryldene.org.au). Note the Garden Café will not be open over the Mother’s Day weekend). Bring hat, water & wear good walking shoes. If wet, wear raincoat and bring umbrella. View

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