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17 Jun, Mon 8:51AM Submarine Rock
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  540m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk to Submarine Rock for views over Wollangambe River and the rugged Wollemi NP. Rough track.
Location: Bell
Map: Wollangambe 89312S Limit: 20. View

18 Jun, Tue 9:30AM Bungonia Green Track
Grade:3/6 Length 6km  420m Southern Highlands Branch
Keith W
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)Bungonia National Park Green Track is a circuit walk taking in the lookouts over Bungonia Gorge. There are opportunities to extend the walk and to spend time at the various lookouts. Rough track and some steep sections.
Location: Bungonia NP Limit: 20. View

18 Jun, Tue 10:00AM Rouse Hill Rail & T Way
Grade:1/6 Length 3km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Margaret B.
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicWalk | 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.Travel from Chatswood to Rouse Hill by train. Morning tea at Rouse Hill. Return by bus (T Way) to Parramatta for lunch. This is a chance to explore the new Metro Train Line. View

18 Jun, Tue 10:00AM Royal NP
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.Coastal walk to Marley Beach & return to Bundeena Wharf. Steep sections, tracks (some uneven & rocky, possible slippery surfaces) steps on ascent & descent, fire trails. Moderate pace. Carry morning tea, lunch & water for the day. View

19 Jun, Wed 10:05AM Blackheath
Grade:3/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Sophie A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Blackheath - Evans Lookout - Govett Leap - Popes Glen - Blackheath. Good bush tracks, steps up and down, great views. View

19 Jun, Wed 9:00AM Burrill Beaches
Grade:2/6 Length 6km Milton Branch
Sue T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Meet at 9am at Lions Park, Burrill Lake for a relaxed walk around local beaches and lakeshore. Coffee afterwards. View

19 Jun, Wed 9:30AM Cremorne to Mosman
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.WOW (Worn Out Walkers) level ramble from Cremorne to Mosman. Options to extend. View

19 Jun, Wed 6:00PM Environmental Book Club
Sydney Branch
Anne D.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.The NPA environmental book club is a place for members to discuss and gain a deeper understanding of the natural environment. Each six weeks our friendly gathering considers a book with an environmental theme and shares ideas. If this appeals to you then we would be very pleased to have you join in. At this meeting we will be discussing White Beech: The Rainforest Years, Germaine Greer. View

19 Jun, Wed 9:00AM Wallumatta Nature Reserve
Grade:1/6 Length 1km  5m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.This is a tiny but very special nature reserve in the heart of Sydney's Ryde area. We are not really walking so much as exploring the towering turpentine and ironbark forest that attract botanists. Bring botanical guide books and study a little known patch of special bushland.
Location: Sydney CBD Limit: 12. View

20 Jun, Thu 9:19AM Engadine to Heathcote
Grade:3/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Carol G.
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.Fire trails and bush tracks over the day with coffee at Heathcote before taking train back to the city. View

21 Jun, Fri Capertee Creek Gorge to Little Capertee Creek
Grade:5/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk via Newnes Balcony. Set up a car shuffle. Walk into Capertee Creek Gorge until GR 386 243 then climb out to the north east via the western part of Newnes Balcony. Continue north east and descend into Little Capertee Creek. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S View

21 Jun, Fri 9:12AM Edward Street Track
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  350m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk paths and streets for 3km to Edward St. Explore trail and track to gain possible views to north over Wentworth Creek. Maybe do a circuit of the Lake on the way back. Some off-track. Some rock scrambling possible.
Location: Wentworth Falls
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View

21-23 Jun, Fri (06:02AM)-Sun (15:00PM) Ski/ Learn to ski
Grade:3/6 Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Snow | A trip through snow on snowshoes or skis.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Lead by Anne-Maree Mitford who is a keen skier. Interest is sought for skiing at Thredbo. We'll be staying at a private ski lodge. The cost is $136 per person per night, based on twin share. The price includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. There are various programs run by Thredbo for beginners – the start being a one day lift and lesson ticket for $99. Then packages for lift and lessons. Details on www.thredbo.com.au Alternatively, you could just enjoy the winter – there should be some snow. You need to express interest and forward payment ASAP.  We need to book quickly to secure weekend booking. Snow.
Location: Thredbo View

22 Jun, Sat 9:30AM Circular Quay to Central Railway
Grade:1/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Sandra C.
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.Walk via Walsh Bay - Barangaroo - Darling Harbour. Slight rise as we walk through The Rocks then down to Walsh Bay. Flat walk following the foreshore to Darling Harbour. Then we follow The Goods Line to Central Railway. Many drop out points (Ferry and Light Rail), water available, coffee options. View

22 Jun, Sat Egyptian Rock
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  220m Sydney Branch
Peter F.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPeninsula between Lambs Creek and Kangaroo Creek – Egyptian Rock Lookout - Kangaroo Creek Valley – return to cars. A beautiful walk on a peninsula and through a valley with ferns, forest and surrounded by pagodas. Tracks, off-track with mild scrub, minor scrambling.
Location: Newnes SF
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N Limit: 12. View

22 Jun, Sat 8:00AM Traverse of the Gods, Mt Banks
Grade:4/6 Length 9km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe grandly named Traverse of the Gods is a walk along the upper terrace of Banks Wall following the claystone level past various slots, overhangs, patches of rainforest, one of which, the Devils Throat, is the most interesting and various ledges. Expect good views along the way, lots of rock scrambling, some scrub bashing in parts and the feeling that not many people have come this way before! Rock scrambling and scrub bashing.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 12. View

22 Jun, Sat 11:15AM Walks From Newnes
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Bushexplorers Michael Keats, Brian Fox and Yuri Bolotin invite you to this special event. They especially welcome those who have not experienced Newnes and all it has to offer.
11:15am for 11:30 - Guests arrive
11:30 - 12pm - Walks from Newnes talk by Bushexplorers; Q+A
12pm - 12:45 - Book signing and lunch (see below)
12:45 – 13pm – Split into 3 groups to do 3 different short walks. Walks briefing
13pm - 15pm – Each of the Bushexplorers leads a walk from Newnes.
15pm - Close
Lunch – Thomas Ebersoll, the proprietor of Newnes Holiday Cabins, will make some complimentary wood fired pizzas, but also please bring BYO food and snacks. Coffee and tea will be available (by donation to Newnes Holiday Cabins). The numbers are strictly limited, so you must book by sending an email to yuri@bigci.org View

23 Jun, Sun 9:00AM Pigeon House Leisurely
Grade:3/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Sue T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis walk celebrates the installation of new easy-to-negotiate ladders (more like just steep steps now) making the magnificent views from the top of Pigeon House more accessible. The pace will be measured and Sue will provide all the encouragement you need to get to the top for lunch.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Milton 89272N View

23 Jun, Sun Royal NP – West to East
Grade:3/6 Length 16km  300m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.West to east traverse of the Royal starting at Loftus and finishing at Bundeena Ferry Terminal for the return trip by ferry and train.
Location: Royal NP
Map: NPWS Royal NP Limit: 15. View

24 Jun, Mon 9:03AM Dantes Glen
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  300m Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) A circuit walk of North Lawson tracks entering and leaving from Hughes St. Creek crossings. Rough track in places. Some sections may be muddy.
Location: Lawson
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

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