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11 Jul, Sat 7:33AM Wodi Wodi/Forest /Sublime Point tracks
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  300m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.From Stanwell Park Station (6.29 train from central) Arrives Stanwell Park station at 7.32 we start on the Wodi Wodi track ascending through the rainforest, crossing gorgeous creeks before reaching the Forest Track. Then up onto the spectacular Illawarra Escarpment for a superb scenic journey past too many lookouts to name. We will keep going all the way to Sublime Point for a well-earned lunch break and perhaps coffee and the strategically placed cafe there! Then its a descent via ladders down to Austinmer station and a train home. Track steep in places
Location: Illawarrra Escarpment SCA
Map: Appin 90291S and Bulli 90292N View

12 Jul, Sun 10:03AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 8
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  350m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Co Leader:  Allan Porter Today, 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 firetrails and bush tracks with some rock scrambling. Opportunity for swimming. View Esther's future walks Steep and slippery sections. No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider Installing Covidsafe app.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Hazelbrook Limit: 15. View

13 Jul, Mon 8:51AM Linden to Springwood
Grade:3/6 Length 19km  500m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked) Linden Station to Linden Ridge. Take turn off to Faulconbridge Linden Link Ridge across Linden Creek. Then up to Grose Rd and on to Tom Hunter Park. Follow steep track down to Springwood Creek and on to Springwood Station. A long walk but mostly on roads and trails. Creek crossings. Bring a torch just in case.
Location: Linden
Map: Katoomba and Springwood Limit: 12. View

13 Jul, Mon 9:00AM North Ryde – Fairyland Loop Track – North Ryde
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Branch
Ian B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Bookings essential. Contact leader with details of NPA membership number, contact and emergency numbers. Meet at North Ryde Metro at 9.00 am. Walk from North Ryde Metro Station to the Lane Cove River via Great North Walk (GNW). Cross the river at Epping Road and leave the GNW. Walk and explore the various tracks along the river to Fullers Bridge where we will pick up the GNW again. Hopefully, we will be able to view Fairyland on the opposite side of the river. Proceed back to the North Ryde Metro Station. Possibility of muddy and slippery tracks. Fallen trees.
Location: Lane Cove River Park
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 12. View

14 Jul, Tue Drawing Room Rocks
Grade:3/6 Length 4km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) This is a short walk but leads to a beautiful lookout over the Illawarra Coast. The track is steep but well worth the effort. Return via Mt Camberwarra Tea Rooms. Steep Track. Unfenced cliffs.
Location: Barren Grounds Nature Reserve
Map: Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 16. View

14 Jul, Tue Gibbergunyah Nature Reserve – Mittagong
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Gibbergunyah Nature Reserve is between Bowral and Mittagong. The walk takes in views of Mt Gibraltar. (Highest point between Sydney and Canberra),  Ninety Acre Hill lookout and a track that leads through a beautiful fern gully. The track is sometimes overgrown and difficult to locate. Rough Track, steep sections, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Gibbergunyah NR
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 16. View

15 Jul, Wed 7:00AM Engadine to Heathcote
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  420m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Engadine to Heathcote via Engadine track to Audley and then Karloo track to Heathcote Slippery and steep sections, creek crossings
Location: Royal National Park Limit: 12. View

19 Jul, Sun 10:07AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 7
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  400m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Co Leader:  Allan Porter Today, we walk from Lawson to Hazelbrook. Many waterfalls to delight you. View Esther's future walks Creek crossings,steep and slippery sections. No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consdier installing Covidsafe app.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Lawson Limit: 15. View

20 Jul, Mon 9:18AM Leura Points
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  400m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Mostly walking on roads to get to Inspiration Point and Sublime Point. Some out and back tracks at Inspiration Point to Moya Point Lookout and Gladstone Lookouts. A mixture of roads and tracks to return to Leura Station. Some lookouts unfenced.
Location: Leura
Map: Katoomba Limit: 15. View

24 Jul, Fri 9:45AM The Great West Walk: Section 1
Grade:3/6 Length 19km  265m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.See info on The Great West Walk  https://greatwestwalk.com.au/ This section is a variation of the Great West Walk(GWW).  The Great West Walk is from Parramatta to Penrith.  As the series Crossing the Blue Mountains is from Mount York to Emu Plains, we redesign the GWW to from Parramatta to Emu Plains. Part one will start from Ropes Crossing to Emu Plains.  Soon after we get off the bus, we will arrive at the historic Ropes Creek Station.  Then we proceed to Wianamatta Regional Park which has a variety of trees, vegetation, swamps and birds.  We walk through some newer suburbs of the area, lakes and walk to Emu Plains station via The Great River Walk. Slippery sections. As this is a 19km walk, We need to walk at a brisk pace of 5 kph so as to finish the walk at a reasonable time.
Map: Penrith Limit: 10. View

27 Jul, Mon 9:22AM Nellies Glen and Devils Hole Katoomba
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  500m Sydney Branch
(Allan’s Group) Janet R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(NEW!!!) Steep descent on deep old steps and track. Some rock scrambling ascending Devils Hole. Some sections will be damp and may be slippery. Be COVID safe, social distancing essential. Download the COVID app preferably. Use hand sanitiser. Please provide by email or SMS full name, mobile contact number, emergency contact number, NPA number for further details of bus connection to the start. Steep, damp, slippery.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 14. View

28 Jul, Tue 9:30AM Balancing Rock Macquarie Pass NP
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  250m Southern Highlands Branch
David W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Date Changed) Clover Hill Rd is a management track leading to a rough track down to the Macquarie Rivulet. After crossing the rivulet there is an indistinct track which leads to Balancing Rock and a lovely waterfall. Return is by the same route. Rough track, slippery creek crossings, steep sections.
Location: Macquarie Pass NP
Map: Robertson 90284N Limit: 20. View

31 Jul, Fri 9:45AM The Great West Walk: Part 2
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  150m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.See info on The Great West Walk  https://greatwestwalk.com.au/ This is part 2 of the Great West Walk.  We walk from Ropes Crossing to Rooty Hill.   Limit: 10. View

2 Aug, Sun 10:22AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 5
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  400m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Co Leader:  Kevin Cliffe   Today, we walk from Leura to Wentworth Falls via Nature Trail then ascend stairs to Short Cut Track. Points of interest include Edinburgh Castle Rock, Empress Falls, Breakfast Point Lookout,  Jamisons lookout and Wentworth Falls Lookout. If you are lucky, you may see Lyrebirds, yellow tailed black cockatoos and the endangered Glossy Black Cockatoos(we saw 9 of this rarely seen red tailed on section 3). Visit Picnic Area before descending to Undercliff Track and onto Wentworth Falls Station via Darwins Walk. Enjoy afternoon tea at the famous German Cafe. Route may be changed if Charles Darwins Walk remains closed. View Esther's future walks   Steep and slippery sections. No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider installing Covidsafe app.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 10. View

4 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Manning Lookout to Crystal Pool
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  580m Southern Highlands Branch
Margie
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.The walk begins at Manning Lookout near Fitzroy Falls. Here there are great views over Kangaroo Valley.  The walk then follows the escarpment past several view points and along a fence line across a couple of small creeks to Crystal Pool. The water leaves the pool to fall over the escarpment into the valley below. Return by the same route. Indistinct and easily lost track, rough track, fallen trees, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 20. View

7 Aug, Fri 10:00AM The Great West Walk: Part 3
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  150m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.See info on The Great West Walk  https://greatwestwalk.com.au/ This is section 3 of the Great West Walk.  We walk from Rooty Hill to Marayong. Limit: 10. View

8 Aug, Sat 9:00AM Grass Trees Crcuit
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.This walk incorporates a very special Aboriginal art site of great significance which is a short side trip off the main Grass Trees Circuit so really is something worth seeing apart from the beautiful Sydney sandstone scenery. Some steep sections along the track.
Location: Dharug NP
Map: Gunderman 91313S Limit: 14. View

9 Aug, Sun 9:28AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 15B – Bridges, Railways and Tunnels
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  400m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Co-leader: Kevin Cliffe. This is a historic walk. We will visit Lennox Bridge, John Whitton Memorial and Gatekeepers Cottage Ruin,  Knaksack Bridge, both portals of the disused tunnel, ZigZag Railway, Funicular railway, Winding Base House, Some very steep sections.
Location: Glenbrook
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 10. View

11 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Budderoo Track to Gerringong Falls
Grade:3/6 Length 17km  630m Southern Highlands Branch
Keith W
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.The walk follows the Budderoo Fire trail for 6kms to a locked gate on the right. Through the gate is a relatively unused fire trail which deteriorates to a single track leading to Gerringong Creek. Follow the creek along to the falls. Hazards: Rough track, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Budderoo NP
Map: Robertson 9028-4N Limit: 20. View

14 Aug, Fri 10:00AM The Great West Walk Part 4
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  180m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.See info on The Great West Walk  https://greatwestwalk.com.au/ This is part 4 of The Great West Walk.  We walk from Marayong to Tongabbie.
Map: marayong Limit: 10. View

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