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15 Jan, Fri 10:00AM Neighbourhood Walks No 1: Lewisham to Rozelle
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  100m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Cafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)The "neighbourhood series" will be led by walkers who live in the vicinity of where they live. Today, from Lewisham, we will walk the Greenway to Iron Cove, explore Callan Park, and finish in Rozelle. The area is rich in industrial and social history. Optional pub lunch at end at historic Rozelle pub . This walk is full.  However, if there is enough interest, a second walk will be put on a different day.  Please express a show of interest for the second walk.
Mostly street and paved path.
Local guide and Leader will be Bob Rankin. View neighbourhood walks Limit: 16. View

17 Jan, Sun 10:05AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 8
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  350m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Co-leader: Stuart Sew Hoy. We walk from Hazelbrook to Linden via the majestic Kings Cave, pristine paradise pool and a few beautiful waterfalls. We also visit the historic Caley’s Repulse and Donogues Tomb. The track consists of rocky fire trails and bush tracks with some rock scrambling. Opportunity for swimming.View Esther's future walks Creek crossings, steep and slippery sections. Gortex boots an advantage. Walk will be cancelled in severe weather warning, bush fire warning or park closure. Please check your mailbox the night before to make sure walk is still on.   More Limit: 14. View

20 Jan, Wed 8:00AM Stanwell Park to Helensburgh via Bald Hill
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  400m Southern Sydney Branch
Loan
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) (Nearly fully booked) From Stanwell Park Station follow a steepish track up to Bald Hill Lookout with spectacular coastal views. Onto the Lilyvale Track and rainforest gully of the Karingal Track. Taking in the Red Cedar Loop before crossing the Hacking River and uphill tracks to Helensburgh Station. (Originally Adrian Jones's walk). Hacking River crossing may be tricky after heavy rain.
Location: Royal NP Limit: 15. View

21 Jan, Thu 8:00AM Heathcote to Karloo Pool via Bottle Forest
Grade:3/6 Length 7km  300m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) I'd suggest an even earlier start but might get attacked. Time for swimming and walk can be shortened if hot. Worth carrying a camera (when isn't it!). Some steep sections.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 10. View

22 Jan, Fri 10:00AM Neighbourhood Walks No 2 : Rushcutters Bay to Kings Cross Station
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  200m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) The "neighbourhood series" will be led by walkers who live in the vicinity of where they live. Today we walk from Rushcutters Bay to Kings Cross, via Botanical Gardens.  Leader is Fiona Thompson. As Covid restriction limits the no of visitors to 5,she cannot host afternoon tea at her Darlinghurst Home after the walk. Instead she has made booking at the Yachts Club for lunch. Please state if you will join the optional lunch. This walk will replace the annual Australia Day walk I host each year. Points of interest: Botanic Gardens :Beare Park ; McElhone Reserve; Navy docks;  finger wharf ; Hyde Park, calyx, Herb Gardens, Koala bears, Rose Gardens, Water Lilies; Farm Cove, Lady Macquarie Chair, Government House, Conservatorium of Music; The Mint, State Library, Opera House. View neighbourhood walks Limit: 12. View

24 Jan, Sun 9:53AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 9
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  300m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) Co-leader: Stuart Sew Hoy. This is a historic walk http://heritagedrive.com.au/project/history-walk-faulconbridge-steam-saw-mill-site/. We walk from Linden to Faulconbridge. Visit an Aboriginal site and the historic sawmill, and a few rocky vantage points, which offered spectacular views of the valley. The track to the creek is steep and involves some rock scrambling but it is adorned with wildflowers of various colours, overhangs and caves. Unfortunately this walk involves 4 km of street walking.View Esther's future walks Creek crossings, steep and slippery sections. Gortex boots an advantage. Walk will be cancelled in severe weather warning, bush fire warning or park closure. Please check your mailbox the night before to make sure walk is still on.
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 12. View

26 Jan, Tue 10:01AM Mount Hay and Butterbox Point
Grade:3/6 Length 6km  250m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Leader: Bob Rankin.  Mount Hay Summit and Butterbox Point is a 6 kilometer lightly trafficked loop trail located near Blue Mountains, that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. Steep and slippery sections Limit: 6. View

29 Jan, Fri 8:00AM Jibbon Head
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  100m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(NEW!!!) A walk from Bundeena to Jibbon Head. Walk can be lengthened or shortened depending on temperature. Extension might also include a visit to Bonnie Vale for those who drive. Picnic lunch. Be aware this is summer and the heat can be an issue. Carry lots of water and wear appropriate clothing.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 10. View

29 Jan, Fri Mt Kuring-gai to Berowra via Apple Tree Bay and Cowan Creek
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  480m Southern Sydney Branch
Paul L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) The walk starts from Mt Kuring-gai Station to the lookout over Apple Tree Bay on NPWS track, then follows old pipeline to Apple Tree Bay. From the car park at the bay, go up Apple Tree Creek to small waterfall and return to car park. Next follow usual track along Cowan Creek to Berowra. Apple Tree creek has rock hopping section and slippery surfaces in parts. Old pipe line track is overgrown in parts with steep decent.
Map: Berowra Limit: 15. View

29 Jan, Fri 10:05AM Neighbourhood walk No 3: Little Digger Track and Two Creeks Track
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  170m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFirst time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) Co-leader: Heather Lakiss. This pleasant walk starts from Lindfield Park and heads through the bushland to the Two Creeks Track, which it follows through the national park to, and along, Middle Harbour Creek. The walk returns to Lindfield Park via the picturesque Little Digger Track, and through a few shortcut alley ways in East Lindfield. View neighbourhood walks
Map: Middle Harbour Limit: 12. View

31 Jan, Sun 9:48AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 10
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  330m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) Co-leader: Stuart Sew Hoy. Today we walk from Faulconbridge to Springwood via Victory Track and Wiggins Track. This is a popular route.View Esther's future walks Steep and slippery sections. Gortex boots an advantage. Walk will be cancelled in severe weather warning, bush fire warning or park closure. Please check your mailbox the night before to make sure walk is still on. 
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 12. View

7 Feb, Sun 9:45AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 11
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  380m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) Co-leader: Stuart Sew Hoy. Today we walk from Springwood to Valley Heights via Martins Lookout, Perch Pond and Magdala Gully Track. Beautiful sandstones, waterfalls, wildflowers and trees. Majestic views at Martin's Lookout but very steep climb to get there... Some parts are 47% climb. Expect a long day as we are taking our time to climb. View Esther's future walks Some part of the track is hard. Steep and slippery sections. Goretex boots an advantage. Walk will be cancelled in severe weather warning, bush fire warning or park closure. Please check your mailbox the night before to make sure walk is still.
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 10. View

12 Feb, Fri 11:09AM Neighbourhood walk No 5: Wyrrabalong NP
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  150m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Neighbourhood walk: Wyrrabalong National Park. A beaut summer walk through the majestic Red gum forest, rain forest and the wetland trail. Fantastic views over Tuggerah Lake. Shady tracks. Leader is Elena Mazur. Slippery and steep sections
Location: Central Coast
Map: Wyrrabalong National Park Limit: 12. View

14 Feb, Sun 9:40AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 12
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  350m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) Co-leader: Stuart Sew Hoy. Today we walk from Valley Heights to Warrimoo via Sun Valley. Highlights of the walk are  Lookouts to Mount Banks, Penrith Lakes, Lion Rock, Bell Rock, tall gum and turpentile trees, sandstone rock formations a creek,  birds and horses. Some interesting letterboxes are seen on the way. Steep and slippery sections. No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Please consider Installing Covifsafe app.  
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 10. View

19 Feb, Fri 9:26AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads. Section 16
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  150m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) As part of Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads, we walk from Cape Solander to Greenhills. Beautiful landscapes and fantastic view Steep and slippery sections Limit: 12. View

21 Feb, Sun 9:36AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 13
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  280m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) Co-leader: Stuart Sew Hoy. Today we walk from Warrimoo to Blaxland. One of the prettiest walks in all of the Lower Mountains, this track (classified as hard track) winds along Florabella Creek and then Glenbrook Creek. Wildflowers, shelter caves, swimming holes, interesting sidetracks and lots of shady spots to rest make this a great adventure at any time of year. Steep and slippery sections. No-touch sign-on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Install Covidsafe app.
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 10. View

26 Feb, Fri 10:27AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 17
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  150m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.As part of Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads, we walk from Greenhills Field to Cronulla. Limit: 12. View

28 Feb, Sun 9:32AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 14
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  150m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) Co-leader: Stuart Sew Hoy. Today we walk from Blaxland to Emu Plains. Glenbrook Tunnel, Lennox Bridge The Gatekeepers Cottage, John Whitton Memorial and The Great River Walk are the highlights of the walk. The disused Glenbrook Tunnel is steeped in history. It was used as a secret site for mustard gas storage in World War II and in recent years housed a mushroom farm that one local MP called a "doss house". The Lennox Bridge is a heritage-listed road bridge at Mitchells Pass. It is the oldest stone arch bridge on the Australian mainland. https://arhsnsw.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/1806lapstone.pdf Steep and slippery sections. No-touch sign-on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Install Covidsafe app.   Limit: 10. View

5 Mar, Fri 9:00AM Neighbourhood walks
Grade:2/6 Length 8.5km  180m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe "neighbourhood series" will be led by walkers who live in the vicinity of where they live. Today we walk from Epping to Pennant Hills.  The steepest climb involves about 30 steps.  Optional lunch at pub. Leader will be Ian Edwards.
Location: Epping Limit: 12. View

7 Mar, Sun 9:10AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 18: Wattamolla to Bundeena
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  300m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Co-leader: Stuart Sew Hoy. Part of the Great South Coast Walk  (http://greatsouthcoastwalk.net/) a long-distance walking route along the southern coastline of New South Wales, from Bundeena on the southern fringe of Sydney, to Mallacoota, just over the border in Victoria, 660km in total. Today we walk from Wattamolla to Bundeena. Always wanted to do the Coast Track but 28 km and 900 m elevation in one day is not your cup of tea? This is your chance to do it in 3 sections with public transport option. Catch the 8am shuttle from Sutherland Station to Wattamolla. Fare is $9. Walk to Bundeena to catch ferry back to Cronulla. Bundeena to Shoalhavens     Steep and slippery sections.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Royal NP Limit: 12. View

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