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13 Nov, Mon Land of the Stone Dragon and Genowlan Canyon
Grade:6/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEarly start. Park on the plateau at GR 250 324. Walk on Genowlan Mountain Trail to about GR 266 339 – the take-off point to the Land of the Stone Dragon. Descend into the Dragons Mouth, then continue on the rising spur southwards to the top of Genowlan Canyon at GR 273 333. Descend towards the southern cliff edge of the Hammer, then walk counter clockwise, visiting the northern cliff edge of the Hammer, before retracing towards the trail at about GR 267 332. Walk back to the cars. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N Limit: 8. View

17 Nov, Fri The Wonders of Alcatraz
Grade:6/6 Length 13km Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longNote early start. Only a few places left on this walk, which promises to be a spectacular adventure. Numbers are strictly limited due to multiple private properties access. Park at GR 357 188 on Wolgan Road. Walk N, then NW, then SSW and locate a narrow ridge at around GR 332 192. Now, climb this ridge and find a way to the tops. Follow the escarpment NW, then N around a tributary of Liberty Gully till about GR 331 201. From here, walk SE and visit a high point at around GR 333 199. Retrace NW, descend the gully to the W and make our way to the top of Alcatraz. Find a descent via the gully to the S; alternatively, use Woolpack Gap. 6M, M333E. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S Limit: 8. View

18 Nov, Sat Gang Gang Canyon
Grade:5/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe spectacular Gang Gang Falls and the ecosystems of Gang Gang Gorge that they are feeding are unlikely to survive the expansion of underground coal mining, recently approved by the Government. See this unique area whilst you can. Park at GR 398 038. Descend into Gang Gang Canyon and walk all the way through to Gang Gang Tunnels, visiting a cave at about GR 309 400 seen on the previous trip, as well as the cave at GR 405 043. After exploring the Gang Gang Tunnels, turn south and walk to the falls at GR 407 045, whilst inspecting the caves along the way. Continue south to visit Lots Wife and the adjacent cave. Find a way out to the western side and re-connect with the cars. All off track, some rock scrambling and exposure.
Location: Newnes State Forest
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N Limit: 8. View

24 Nov, Fri Mothers Arms and more
Grade:6/6 Length 14km Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEarly start. Park on the plateau at GR 250 324. Walk on Genowlan Mountain Trail to about GR 267 355; explore the area to the east, moving southwards towards the northern extent of Mothers Arms at GR 268 348. Explore Mothers Arms, moving southwards and re-join the road at about GR 267 345. Walk back to the vehicles. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N Limit: 8. View