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22 May, Wed Coalcliff to Austinmer
Grade:3/6 Length 18km  350m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Coalcliff Station to Austinmer Station via paths and tracks to the Wodi Wodi Track, Mt Mitchell, Forest Track and link track to Sublime Point. Steep decent sometimes on ladders to roads and paths to finish. Excellent views and good forest walking. Cliff edges, slippery and loose conditions. Steep ladder descents.
Location: Illawarra Escarpment
Map: Appin 90291S and Bulli 90292N View

22 May, Wed 8:30AM McPhails Trail down and back
Grade:4/6 Length 17km  450m Southern Highlands Branch
Keith W
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFast pace | A trip where the leaders will set a fast pace.(NEW!!!) McPhails Fire Trail is a downhill walk from the highlands into Kangaroo Valley. We will walk down into the valley and return via the same route. Rough track, unfenced cliff edges, very steep descent.
Location: Morton NP View

22 May, Wed 9:30AM Rhodes to Cabarita
Length 4km Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) Bob S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.WOW (Worn Out Walkers) level ramble. Options. View

23 May, Thu 9:44AM Lane Cove Loop
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  179m Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Carol G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Cancelled) Walk cancelled due to the track being difficult to navigate. Walk commences at Blaxland Road. A riverside walk along the Lane Cove River. View

23 May, Thu 9:00AM Taronga to Balmoral
Length 7km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Carol G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Walk one of the iconic trails in Sydney. Leave Taronga Zoo and walk through bush with the harbour a constant companion. Time to make the acquaintance of the many water dragons who call this part of the city home. A steep climb (taken slowly) up to Bradleys Head for lunch then after lunch down the steps to Balmoral. Three choices now available: 1. Catch the bus to Taronga and a ferry back to Circular Quay. 2. Catch a bus back to the city. or 3. Join the leader on a bus to Manly with a ferry ride back to the city. View

23-24 May, Thu-Fri Visit Lithgow’s Gardens of Stone
Branch
Janine K.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.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.Bring your Opal Card and catch the 8:50am train departing Central Railway Station to Lithgow. Once in Lithgow you will met by a mini bus and taken to visit Lithgow’s spectacular Gardens of Stone as well as to State Mine Museum, Eskbank House Museum, Secret Creek Sanctuary. Stay overnight at the Lithgow Workers Club Motel. Return to Central Station by 6:30pm the following evening. Cost includes lunches, dinner, breakfast, afternoon tea, transport, guided tours and entrance fees. View

24 May, Fri Mount Banks to Pierces Pass Traverse
Grade:5/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCo-leader Peter Medbury. A spectacular cliff edge traverse, connecting these two iconic destinations. Exploratory for the leader. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N View

24 May, Fri 9:11AM Wentworth Falls
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  400m Sydney Branch
Marilyn C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Darwins Walk, Rocket Point, Lincolns Rock. View

25 May, Sat Asgard Plateau
Grade:4/6 Length 11km  300m Sydney Branch
Peter F.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longVictoria Falls Road – Valhalla Head Fire trail – Folkvangr Head – Valhalla Head - Asgard Swamp – Asgard Swamp Mine – Asgard Fire trail - Victoria Falls Road. This is a walk to two heads, a swamp, an abandoned mine and fabulous views. We will visit a head not often seen. My previous two attempts to do this walk were thwarted by heat or rain. Track, off-track with mild scrub, cliff edges, creek crossing and fire trail.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 12. View

25 May, Sat 10:37AM Denistone East – Denistone – Eastwood
Grade:2/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Streets, parks, ups and downs, tracks, some lovely bush including remnant Blue Gum High Forest, autumn colours. Coffee at Eastwood, train return to city. View

25 May, Sat 2:00PM Found on a Bushwalk
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.History tales from the Wollemi and the Ghost Town of Newnes by Bushexplorers, Michael Keats OAM, Brian Fox, Yuri Bolotin. You will hear the stories of adventures in the bush and how to access exciting, off the beaten track walks. View

25 May, Sat Leura to Wentworth Falls
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  600m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Date Changed) Walk via Lindemans and Gladstone passes. From Leura Station follow roads, paths and tracks to Leura Cascades. Continue descent and pick up Lindemans Pass. Follow this challenging track to Gladstone Pass. Ascend the spectacular pass to the Fairmont resort and follow various tracks to Wentworth Falls via Conservation Hut. Cliff edges, creek crossings and slippery conditions.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S View

26 May, Sun 9:30AM Barrenjoey to Gerringong: Section 8
Grade:3/6 Length 19km  150m Southern Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.This week we are walking Otford to Thirroul. Walk as much or as little as you wish. There are exit points. Slippery sections.
Location: Otford
Map: Helensburgh Limit: 15. View

26 May, Sun Ben Bullen State Forest Series: The Northern Valleys
Grade:5/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longBen Bullen State Forest west of the Great Dividing Range encapsulates, in a relatively small area, everything that is exciting and interesting about bushwalking – incredible rock sculptures, tall pagodas, narrow slot canyons, magnificent caves, verdant forests and more. This unique area is currently under serious threat from mining. Find out why this area must be protected for future generations. All off-track, some rock scrambling and exposure.
Location: Ben Bullen SF
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

26 May, Sun 8:45AM Manna Mountain
Length 8km Lachlan Valley Branch
Peter C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Hard 8 kilometres. Walkers are reminded to bring along enough food and water for the entire day as well as suitable clothing, footwear, hat and sunscreen. A pair of good binoculars and a fold up chair is recommended. Please contact the listed walk leader the night before the walk if you intend to come. A $2.00 donation for each walker is appreciated. View

26 May, Sun 8:00AM Pigeonhouse Car park to Yadboro Bridge
Grade:4/6 Length 11km Milton Branch
Kevin R.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longAscend Pigeonhouse, then descend to Pigeonhouse Fire trail. Follow the trail to Yadboro via Longfella Pass. Great swimming hole in the Clyde if its hot.
Map: Corang 89273N View

27 May, Mon 9:22AM Old Sewerage Farm
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  450m Sydney Branch
John H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Leader Changed) Walk to Three Sisters. Descend Giant Stairway. Walk down to Sublime Point Trail from Dardanelle and Federal Passes. Walk through the open area that was the Sewerage Farm and follow track up to Leura Cascades and back to Katoomba. Steep sections. Some metal stairways are narrow and can be slippery.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

27 May, Mon 8:44AM Palm Beach to Newport
Grade:3/6 Length 16km  250m Sydney Branch
Carole B.
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.Meet at Governor Phillip Park Bus stop. Bus arrives approx. 8:40am. Climb to Barrenjoey Lighthouse, Palm Beach, Whale Beach, Bangellay headland for lunch, Avalon, Newport. Joint walk with Bush club.
Location: Northern Beaches
Map: Walking Coastal Sydney Limit: 15. View

28 May, Tue 8:00PM Adaptation of Acacia Species to Climate Change
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Katie Rolls, the inaugural winner of our John Martyn Research Grant for the Conservation of Bushland, is studying for her PhD at Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, Western Sydney University. Katie will talk about progress with her research on the adaptive capacity of Acacia species to climate change and also explain how the grant was able to contribute to her research. Event organised by STEP. View

28 May, Tue 11:36AM Galston
Grade:2/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Margaret B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(Leader Changed) Galston - Fagan Park - Galston. Streets then explore Fagan Park. Possible short bushwalk/s in Carrs Bush. Ups and downs, steps. Hopefully nice autumn colours. 3:29pm bus 638 return to Pennant Hills, train return to city. Coffee at Galston/Pennant Hills (depending on bus time). View

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