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22 Aug, Wed Wentworth Falls to Leura
Grade:4/6 Length 20km Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Postponed) Walk postponed for now, new data to be announced in time. Start at locked gate on Kedumba Valley Road. Descend to Jamison Creek and then long ascent on Sublime Point Trail. Lots of ups and downs with numerous stairs towards Leura. Good fire trail walking with great 360° views taking in Mt Solitary, Kedumba Walls and the Three Sisters. Finish at Leura Cascades Car park.
Location: Blue Mountains NP View

27-30 Aug, Mon-Thu Exploring the Budawangs
Grade:3/6 Length 15km Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Car camping and day walks trip to Budawangs, Four great day walks;
Day 1. Pigeon House Mtn, 490m asc, 5km, Grd 3.
Day 2. Monolith Valley, 700m asc, 15km, Grd 4.
Day 3. Byangee Mtn, 510m asc, 11km, Grd 3.
Day 4. Mt. Bushwalker, 130m asc, 6km, Grd 2.
Location: Budawang NP Limit: 12. View

5 Sep - 7 Oct, Wed-Sun Slovenia and Croatia hiking and cycling
Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Cycle | A cycling tripWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Fully Booked) A trip to Slovenia and Croatia from 5 Sept to 7 Oct 2018. Need to be able to do the entire trip and to carry a 10-12 kg pack for 5 days in the Julian Alps in Slovenia, staying in hotels and mountain huts. This hike commences and finishes in Bled and is medium difficulty involving a 11km, 620m ascent; 10.5km, 1100m ascent; 11km, 700m descent; 8.5km, 340m ascent and a 18km, 1200m descent. There are two cycles. The first one is from Ljubljana in Slovenia to Porec in northern Croatia. Cycling for 9 days with daily distances from 35km to 57km. The second cycle is in the islands of Kvarner Bay in the northern Adriatic. It is a cruise and cycle covering 5 islands with cycling distances between 21km and 45km, difficulty grade 2 to grade 4. For itinerary and further information contact Adrian Jones. View

16 Sep, Sun 9:30AM Waterways of the Illawarra 4: Stanwell Creek
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  280m Illawarra Branch
Helen W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longExplore Stanwell Creek from the mouth at Stanwell Park Beach into the rainforest and under the viaduct to the Wodi Wodi Track. Side trip up Mt Mitchell to look down on the route. Proceed to Stanwell Park Station and through the village back to the start. Steep track may be slippery. Scrambling over boulders not good for bad knees or in wet weather.
Location: Illawarra Escarpment
Map: Appin 90291S Limit: 15. View

30 Sep, Sun Barren Grounds NR
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  200m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longMy annual spring long weekend wildflower walk - Griffiths Trail Loop and Cooks Nose. Usually nice flowers and great views.
Map: Robertson 90284N Limit: 15. View

1-5 Oct, Mon (14:00PM)-Fri (16:00PM) Upper Blue Mountains Exploration
Grade:3/6 Illawarra Branch
Helen W.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longExplore the Mount Victoria area with several 10-15k walks including Hartley, Mt York, Jenolan Caves, Newnes and Mt Tomah. Arrange own accommodation.
Location: Blue Mountains National Park
Map: Hartley 89304N Limit: 15. View

7 Oct, Sun 8:30AM Illawarra Escarpment
Grade:2/6 Length 6km  200m Illawarra Branch
Jennifer M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Half day walk on tracks through forest from Byarong Park to Mount Keira Summit and return. Option to BYO morning tea or purchase at Keira summit cafe. Extensive coastal views.
Location: Mount Keira View

25-26 Oct, Thu (08:30AM)-Fri (15:00PM) Shoalhaven Waterways
Length 16km Illawarra Branch
Col M.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Paddle | A canoe or kayak trip2 days paddling staying at Holiday Haven - Swan Lake Holiday Park on Wednesday (24th) and Thursday (25th) nights. On Thursday, paddle the waterways of Sussex Inlet and nearby section of St Georges Basin. Friday, the waterways around Wandandian Creek and nearby section of St Georges Basin. Come for one or both days. PFDs and splash decks compulsory. Will not go into open water if wind conditions are unfavourable. Limit: 16. View

4 Nov, Sun 8:30AM Morton NP
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  300m Illawarra Branch
Col M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk down Meryla Pass (an old road linking Kangaroo Valley and Moss Vale) on fire trail through forest to Griffins Farm, Yarrunga Creek and return. Lunch on the flat at the ruins of Griffins Farm.
Location: Meryla Pass, Griffins Fire Trail Limit: 16. View

5-10 Nov, Mon-Sat Western Snowy Mountains 2018
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  400m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Group 1 - Arrive Mon 5th Nov, depart Sat 10th. These dates for those who have not been on the trip before or it’s a long time since you’ve been - the usual series of walks. It’s the 21st anniversary trip to the western slopes of the Snowy Mts and northern Kosciuszko NP. Camp or cabin at caravan park. Day walks and exploring the region while learning about Snowy Hydro Scheme, Hume and Hovell and the impact of wild horses. Own transport or find a buddy. Will be some dirt road driving to walks. Contact leader for more detail. Limit: 16. View

10-15 Nov, Sat-Thu Western Snowy Mountains 2018
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  400m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Group 2 - Arrive Sat 10th Nov, depart Thur 15th. These dates for those who have been on the trip before - a series of walks we have not normally done. It’s the 21st anniversary trip to the western slopes of the Snowy Mts and northern Kosciuszko NP. Camp or cabin at caravan park. Own transport or find a buddy. Contact leader for more detail. Limit: 16. View

18 Nov, Sun 9:30AM Waterways of the Illawarra 5: Fairy Creek
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  150m Illawarra Branch
Helen W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFollow Fairy Creek (when we can see it) from the lagoon through central areas of Wollongong to the slopes of Mt Keira. Some hazards created by concrete and gabion modifications and dumping.
Map: Wollongong 90292S Limit: 15. View

25-28 Nov, Sun (17:00PM)-Wed (09:00AM) Paddle Hawkesbury River Tributaries
Length 20km Illawarra Branch
Caryll S.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Monday paddle top end of Moonie Moonie Creek from Old Pacific Highway Bridge return. Tuesday paddle top end of Mangrove Creek from near camp ground return. High spring tides. Camp at Glenworth Valley Outdoors Adventures on Propan Creek. Road is suitable for caravans but no power. Hot showers and flush toilets. Power boats, wind, wood. PFDs compulsory.
Location: Brisbane Water NP and Dharug NP View

2 Dec, Sun Illawarra northern beaches
Grade:2/6 Length 12km  50m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.My annual early summer walk on pathways, rock platforms and beaches of the northern Illawarra - train to Coalcliff, walk back to Thirroul. Great ocean and escarpment views.
Map: Bulli 90292N Limit: 15. View

30 Dec, Sun Gerroa and Seven Mile Beach NP
Grade:2/6 Length 13km  50m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longMy annual holiday season walk on the rock platform, beach and bush tracks of the southern Illawarra. A nice place to be on a summer day. Some may swim after the walk.
Map: Kiama 90281S Limit: 15. View

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