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7 Mar, Sun 8:30AM Mount Kembla Tracks
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  300m Illawarra Branch
Col M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Starting at Mount Kembla Lookout there are 3 separate walks, Summit, Ring and Ridge Tracks. Through a variety of forests on tracks and a short section on a quiet road. Coastal and escarpment views.
Location: Illawarra Escarpment SCA Limit: 16. View

7 Mar, Sun 9:00AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 18
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  300m 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) Co-Leader Kevin Cliffe. Part of the Great South Coast Walk, 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, 660 km in total. Today we walk from Bundeena to Wattamolla. 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. Take train and ferry to Bundeena Wharf. Walk to Wattamolla. Catch the shuttle from Wattamolla to Sutherland Station at end of walk. Fare is $10. Ask leader for payment details for group booking. Bundeena to Shoalhavens Steep and slippery sections.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Royal NP Limit: 12. View

8 Mar, Mon 9:03AM Dantes Glen
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  300m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked) San Jose Ave to North Lawson Trail then follow cliff top to Echo Bluff, Echo Point, Fairy Falls, Dantes Glen, Empire Pass, Frederica Falls. Take Hughes Ave track back to Lawson. Creek crossings. Steep loose fire trail section. Steep worn steps. Muddy sections. Bridge at Dantes Glen has 3 person limit.
Location: Lawson
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 16. View

8 Mar, Mon 9:41AM Pink Flannel Flowers at Mt Victoria
Grade:3/6 Length 6.5km  180m Branch
Ian B.
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.(NEW!!!) We are heading to the Ikara Head Track, near Mt Victoria, to see spectacular and extensive displays of the rare pink flannel flowers that only appear after severe bushfires. Then onto Ikara Head for great views of the Gross River valley. We will be meeting at Mt Victoria Station and proceed by car to the track head. Numbers attending will be limited by the number of people offering to drive people from the station. When booking please include your phone number, emergency contact number your member number and whether you are coming by train or driving. Drivers should indicate how many passengers they can take from the station. Passengers should recompense their driver as per NPA policy. Booking essential. Some trip hazards.
Location: Ikara Head
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 15. View

9 Mar, Tue 9:30AM Bangadilly NP
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  320m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) A circular walk in the Southern section of Bangadilly NP. Combining management tracks, walking trails & open cross country we will walk through an interesting blend of Sydney Basin & Tableland flora & also walk along a rarely visited section of the Wingecarribee River. If there are sufficient resources available, there may be an optional detour some of the walkers  that will involve an additional climb followed by a short but steep descent. Some off track and uneven surfaces.
Location: Canyonleigh
Map: Hanworth 89293S Limit: 15. View

9 Mar, Tue Casula to Rooty Hill return
Grade:3/6 Length 50km Sydney Branch
Rob G.
Cycle | A cycling tripPicnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicCycle the M7. Approx 50 kms return. Casula to Rooty Hill return, cycle path all the way. Lunch at Rooty Hill Pub (Lone Pine Tavern). An enjoyable ride with some hills. Bring water and sun cream. No helmet, no go! View

9 Mar, Tue Helensburgh Short Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  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.Commence with a short steep climb from the station followed with a long, gradual descent on a variety of un-named tracks to the Hacking River. After a break, backtrack and follow the Hacking River Fire Trail and cross the river. Follow the Red Cedar circuit and return across the river. Ascend a short off-track section to pick up a variety of tracks back to Helensburgh Station. Relaxed pace. Slippery/loose conditions, river crossings.
Location: Garawarra SCA and Royal NP
Map: Appin 90291S and Otford 91294S View

10 Mar, Wed 10:00AM Bundeena to Marley Coastal Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  200m Sydney Branch
Michael B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Popular walk with pleasant coastal views. Bundeena, Balconies to Marley and return. A few ups and downs. Street walking and coastal cliff walk. Essential to bring plenty of water and sturdy footwear.
Location: Royal NP Limit: 15. View

11 Mar, Thu Waterfalls of Lawson and Hazelbrook
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  400m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.From Lawson Station follow paths to pick up the South Lawson Waterfall Circuit. Complete circuit visiting five waterfalls. Cross to the Hazelbrook Circuit, explore and visit more waterfalls, cascades and various pools. Finish with a walk along Terrace Falls Road to Hazelbrook Station. Relaxed pace. Slippery rocks, creek crossings, cliff edges.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S View

13 Mar, Sat 8:30AM Birrabang Canyon
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  220m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).(Cancelled) Birrabang Canyon is a perfect canyon for beginners as it involves no abseils and no swims although you will get wet feet. The canyon has some spectacular sections as well as an interesting walk out amongst the pagodas with great views in all directions. Rock scrambling/hopping.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 15. View

14 Mar, Sun 9:10AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 19 Wattamolla to Garie Beach
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  300m 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 Kevin Cliffe. 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 Garie Beach. 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, arriving 9:15 am. Walk to Garie Beach and catch the shuttle at 2:00 pm back to Sutherland. Day fare is $18. Ask leader for payment details for group booking. Bundeena to Shoalhavens Steep and slippery sections.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Royal National Park Sketch Map Limit: 12. View

15 Mar, Mon 8:46AM Faulconbridge to Springwood (some new tracks)
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  250m Sydney Branch
Janet R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.A few new tracks (for me). See the Faulconbridge mallees and Blue Gums. Tracks overlooking part of Linden Creek. Down to side creek, up to quarry. Chapman Parade then down Goochs Track to Springwood Creek. Up the lovely Madeleine Glen, road and tracks to Springwood Station. Maintain Covid distancing etc. Rough, steep parts.
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 15. View

16 Mar, Tue 9:30AM Bangadilly NP
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  320m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) A circular walk in the Southern section of Bangadilly NP. Combining management tracks, walking trails & open cross country we will walk through an interesting blend of Sydney Basin & Tableland flora & also walk along a rarely visited section of the Wingecarribee River. If there are sufficient resources available, there may be an optional detour some of the walkers  that will involve an additional climb followed by a short but steep descent. Some off track and uneven surfaces.
Map: Hanworth 89293S Limit: 15. View

17 Mar, Wed Cowan to Berowra
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  600m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Part of the Great North Walk. Starting at Cowan Station, walk down to Berowra Creek, walk along the creek to Berowra Waters, and then walk up the Berkley Firetrail to Berowra Station. Walk maybe cancelled if very hot weather is forecast. Steep and slippery sections, creek crossings.
Location: Great North Walk Limit: 15. View

17 Mar, Wed 9:30AM Griffiths Trail
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  200m Illawarra Branch
Margaret C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)A slow midweek walk on the Griffiths Trail, possible inclusion of Cooks Nose, to check out the autumn wildflowers and birds. Bring binoculars and/or camera. Cliff edges, rough track in parts, creek crossing.
Location: Barren Grounds NR
Map: Robertson 9028-4N Limit: 10. View

17 Mar, Wed Stanwell Park Circuit via Wodi Wodi Track
Grade:3/6 Length 8.5km  450m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Commencing at Stanwell Park Station follow the Wodi Wodi Track with possible side trips to the famous Viaduct and Stanwell Creek. Continue to Mt Mitchell, return to main track then onto Stanwell Park Beach following paths and tracks back to the station. Relaxed pace. Creek crossings, cliff edges, slippery conditions.
Location: Illawarra Escarpment
Map: Appin 90291S View

21 Mar, Sun 9:38AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 9
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  300m Sydney Branch
Stuart S.
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.(Nearly fully booked) 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. 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. Steep and slipppery sections. Steep and slippery sections. 5 creek crossings, narrow, rocky and wet paths. Long sleeve shirts and trousers recommended. Gortex boots an advantage. Walk will be cancelled in severe weather warning, bush fire warning or park closure. Please check your mail box the night before to make sure walk is still on. 
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 12. View

21-27 Mar, Sun (08:00AM)-Sat (14:00PM) Kosciuszko Pack Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 50km  1,000m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) More magic in December with my 9th annual Koscie walk. This year, we pick the best from last year and eliminate the hard bit. So we have one night on Round Mountain fire trail then two lovely nights at both Pretty Plain and then Wheelers Huts. A lovely walk to do with the usual great scenery and the usual lovely Koscie bushland and flowers.
Location: Kosciuszko NP Limit: 15. View

21-26 Mar, Sun-Fri Western Snowy Mountains 2021
Grade:3/6 Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) It’s the 22nd anniversary for this trip and it will be a trip like no other given the situation in Kosciuszko NP and surrounds. Some of the regular walks have been heavily impacted by fire, some Snowy huts and other infrastructure destroyed but others not, so we’ll need to carefully select which areas to visit. Importantly we will have the opportunity to survey and learn what’s happening with the recovery of the landscape by then while offering support to the impacted communities of the region. Base at caravan park with camping, powered site or cabin options. Joint trip with Illawarra Ramblers, combined limit applies. Contact leader for more trip detail. Limit: 16. View

22 Mar, Mon 8:42AM Springwood to Valley Heights
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  450m Sydney Branch
Janet R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Down the lovely Sassafras Track. Along Magdala Creek. Up to Martins Lookout. Along road to Valley Heights fire trail. Up to Valley Heights Station. Rough, steep parts.
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 15. View

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