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14 Jul, Tue The Cascades – Macquarie Pass
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  450m Southern Highlands Branch
Sue Ann M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) From the Cascades car park climb steeply beside the waterfall and continue to a service road. Descend via old forest trails.
Location: Macquarie Pass National Park
Map: Robertson 9028-4N Limit: 16. View

17 Jul, Fri Historic Sites Along Tramway Trail and Haulway to the Ridge Above Torbane
Grade:4/6 Length 12km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark cars at Airly Gap, follow Tramway Trail north and then west around the base of the Mount Airly cliffs, looking at historic sites along the way. At the junction with the old haulway, climb up to the cliff edge overlooking Torbane. Investigate the area for old infrastructure and possibly clamber down some of the descent into Torbane. Return via the track network on Mount Airly. About 12 km.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

18 Jul, Sat 8:00AM Minotaurs Lair – Minotaur Point
Grade:4/6 Length 6km  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.The Minotaurs Lair is a canyon located within the Wollemi National Park and is renowned for its constricted passages which give the area an almost lost world feel! I plan to explore as much as the area above the Lair and across to Minotaur Point as much as possible. Rock scrambling and off track walking
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S View

21 Jul, Tue Hoddles Track
Grade:4/6 Length 6km  560m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) The walk commences at top of Saddleback Mountain. It descends steeply before ascending to Hoddles Track. The track leads along the cliff face and ascends to enter Barren Grounds. The lunch spot provides beautiful views down to the coast. Rough Track. Very steep descents and ascents, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Saddleback Moutain
Map: Kiama 90281S Limit: 16. View

25 Jul, Sat 9:00AM Petries Gully Circuit
Grade:4/6 Length 7.5km  400m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPetries gully circuit incorporates an interesting and at times historical exploration of this area, coupled with some good ole pagoda scrambling, off-track walking, superlative views towards Newnes and a hellva lot more! Rock scrambling and some off-track walking.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S and Mount Morgan 89311S View

26 Jul, Sun 10:15AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 6
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  550m 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 Wentworth Falls to Lawson via Bruces Walk. Begin with the Red Autumn Maple trees lined streets of beautiful Wentworth Falls. It’s a magical walk with waterfalls, caves, gum forests, sassafras’s forests, bird life and magestic views. 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) This walk is not for you if you don’t like creek crossings (5, 1 boots off), steep climbs and vertical ladders (4). View Esther's future walks Steep and slippery sections, slides and rock scrambling Please bring hand sanitizer Limit: 10. View

1 Aug, Sat 8:30AM Traverse of the Gods
Grade:4/6 Length 9km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe traverse of the Gods is a spectacular walk that crosses the face of Mt Banks Wall, offering amazing views all along the way. With the odd patch of rainforest, sculptural overhangs and rock formations this is a walk you won't forget in a hurry. Rock scrambling and some offtrack walking.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N View

15 Aug, Sat 7:30AM Mt Solitary Traverse
Grade:4/6 Length 20km  1,100m 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.This is recognised as one of the classic big walks of the Blue mountains with a full day of walking from the Golden Stairs, up and over Mt Solitary, off the Col pass and down to the Kedumba River. Then another decent climb up to the finish spot near the Queen Victoria hospital. So walkers intending on coming should be relatively fit as a reasonable pace is required. However that doesn't mean I intend to run this walk as I do want to stop occasionally and admire the superb views along the way! Steep track sections in places.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Jamison 89302N Limit: 14. View

22 Aug, Sat 8:00AM Jews Creek – Baal Bone Point – Pantoneys Crown
Grade:4/6 Length 11km  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.Pantoneys Crown is an isolated flat-topped Mesa rising from the floor of the Capertee Valley, the worlds second-largest canyon and for this my 20th visit to the crown i'm going via a very spectacular route right along the spine of the great diving range to Baal Bone Point. From this lofty vantage point, we descend someway to the valley below before the not too difficult climb up the southern end of Pantoneys to the top via a large slot. Once on top we can explore the pagodas and have lunch before retracing our steps back to the cars. Rock scrambling and off-track walking
Location: capertee
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S Limit: 10. View

30 Aug, Sun 9:30AM Martins Lookout to Lost World return
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  500m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.From the car park, we visit Martins Lookout before descending almost 250 m to Glenbrook Creek. We climb about 250 m to Bunyan Lookout and The Lost World. Fantastic Views at both ends. Then we descend to Glenbrook Creek before climbing back up to Martins Lookout. The ascent and descent are rather rugged. Very steep and rugged sections.
Location: Valley Heights
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 10. View

5 Sep, Sat 8:00AM Russells Needle and return
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  450m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longRising steeply from the Nattai River valley, Russells Needle is as its name would imply a precipitous spire-like peak protected by its impressive cliff lines but with superb views once you reach the top! Access is via Slott Way and some offtrack walking along the Nattai with a scramble to the top also offtrack. Rock scrambling and offtrack walking in parts.
Location: Nattai NP
Map: Hilltop 8929-2N Limit: 15. View

12 Sep, Sat Mt Airly tramway trail and the Towers
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  450m 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.(NEW!!!) This walk includes something for everyone such as loads of history from an old settlement,plenty of rock scrambling around the beautiful pagodas plus an old tramway and superlative views over this rugged and interesting region west of lithgow. Rock scrambling and some off track walking
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N Limit: 15. View

6 Oct, Tue 9:30AM White Cat
Grade:4/6 Length 7km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
Geoff A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe walk follows Winters Fire Trail to Beasleys Lookout giving views towards Sydney looking down on the M5 Motorway. From the top an indistinct track leads down to the Nattai River. After crossing the river, a well-formed track leads to Lake Alexandra. Rough track, slippery rocks, river crossing steep descent.
Location: Mt Alexander NR
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 20. View

10 Oct, Sat 7:28AM Otford to Waterfall
Grade:4/6 Length 26km  780m 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.(NEW!!!) Starting at Otford Station this is the big walk for all lovers of the Royal National Park! On our journey through the southern section of this historic park we will travel along the following tracks, Cliff, Palm Jungle, Coast, Curra Moors, Walumarra, Couranga and Uloola to finish up at Waterfall Station. A wonderful walk through heathlands, rainforests, beaches and clifftops, showcasing the best the Royal has to offer! Lots of steps.
Location: Mount Royal NP
Map: NPWS Royal NP Limit: 15. View

20 Oct, Tue 9:30AM Wanganderry Pass Fire Trail
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  500m 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.This walk is along the first part of the Bonnum Pic Track. Leaving the fire trail there are a couple of steep gullies to negotiate before joining an old fire trail and then a bush track leading to the escarpment. Wildflowers are prolific and the view spectacular. Steep rough track, slippery creek crossing, fallen trees, unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Nattai NP
Map: Hilltop 8929-2N Limit: 20. View

1 Nov, Sun 8:30AM Golden Staircase to Mount Solitary via Ruined Castle
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  950m Southern Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) With fantastic views at Bottings Lookout, from the top of the Ruined Castle, and especially good views from Mt Solitary, this walk is well worth the time invested. Very steep.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 10. View

17 Nov, Tue 9:30AM Red Track
Grade:4/6 Length 11km  700m Southern Highlands Branch
Geoff A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis walk follows the track through forest, along creeks and beneath the M5 Motorway. The Nattai River and Gibbergunyah Creek are crossed on the way. There are views and waterfalls along the route. Rough track, steep steps, slippery rocks and 4 creek crossings.
Location: Mt Alexander NR
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 12. View

29 Dec, Tue Hoddles Track
Grade:4/6 Length 6km  560m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) The walk commences at top of Saddleback Mountain. It descends steeply before ascending to Hoddles Track. The track leads along the cliff face and ascends to enter Barren Grounds. The lunch spot provides beautiful views down to the coast. Rough Track. Very steep descents and ascents, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Saddleback Mountain
Map: Kiama 90281S Limit: 16. View

23-26 Jan, Sat (09:00AM)-Tue (14:30PM) Kowmung
Grade:4/6 Length 38km  900m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Megalith Ridge - Kowmung River - Morong Deep - Rudders Rift - Hatchers Hollow - Sombre Dome - Uni Rover Trail. Quite simply, this will be one of the finest wilderness walks you can ever do in our wonderful state! Within the Kanangra Boyd National Park lies the untamed Kowmung River and on this walk, we will explore the many diverse landscapes it flows through as it makes its way down towards its junction with the Coxs River. Some of the highlights include the incredibly beautiful Morong Deep, a place of Olympic sized pools, multiple cascades and pink granite formations, Rudders Rift and the 5-star campsite of Hatchers Hollow with its hectares of grassy expanse and the possibility of spotting a platypus. Our ascent will take us via Sombre Dome, an impressive peak with expansive views and the well known Uni Rover Trail back to the cars. Rock scrambling, and offtrack walking.
Location: Kanangra-Boyd NP
Map: Kanangra 89303S, Gurnang 88291N, and Yerranderie 89294N View

9 May, Sun 8:15AM Great North Walk: Wondabyne to Mooney Mooney
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  480m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.(Date Changed) Joint leader, Sheila Walker. The Great North Walk is a 250 km walk from Sydney to Newcastle along bush tracks. The Sydney to Wondabyne walks were completed in 2019. This section is from the Wondabyne Station to the Old Moony Mooney Bridge. There will be a car shuttle between Hawkesbury River Station and the Old Mooney Mooney Bridge (30 mins 26 km), and participants must come in a car with no more than the driver and 1 passenger. The walk will start at Wondabyne Station after a train ride from Hawkesbury River Station. Rough track, rocks and slippery sections, unfences cliffs.
Location: Brisbane Water NP
Map: Brisbane Waters National Park Limit: 20. View

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