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26 Sep, Sat 7:30AM Splendour Rock and the Wild Dogs Circuit
Grade:4/6 Length 22km  1,300m 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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) This is one of those classic Blue Mountains walks that you really must do to appreciate what this world heritage area has to offer! Splendour Rock offers superlative views and getting there is half the fun! Our route takes us from Green Gully, down Carlons Creek then up Black Horse Ridge, along the Wombat Parade and up and over Mounts Merrimerrigal and Dingo until we reach our goal, Splendour Rock. From here we drop down to the main track to Mobbs Swamp before retracing our steps back down the ridge to breakfast and finally the last section back to the cars. Rock scrambling in a few sections.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Jenolan 89303N Limit: 15. 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.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

17 Oct, Sat 7:30AM Pantoneys Crown via Baal Bone Point
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  900m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Rising majestically from the Capertee Valley, Pantoneys Crown is an impressive site from any angle and on this walk via the rugged and spectacular Baal Bone Point we will enjoy the superlative views this mesa affords those who scale its heights. Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S 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

14 Nov, Sat 9:00AM Martins Lookout to Blaxland
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  400m 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.(Nearly fully booked) Co-leader: Kevin Cliffe. From the car park, we visit Martins Lookout before descending almost 250 m to Glenbrook Creek. We climb about 250 m to Bunyan Lookout via the challenging Kings Link. Fantastic views at both ends. Then we walk along the challenging Bullant Track to Blaxland. We'll take a side trip to see The Psalm Rock.  The ascent and descent are rather rugged. Video of Martins Lookout to Lost World.   Lost World   Video of Tahmoor Gorge Mermaid Pools     View Esther's future walks Very steep and rugged sections. Creek crossing.
Location: Valley Heights Limit: 10. View

23 Nov, Mon 9:01AM Lawson to Wentworth Falls
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  620m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.This walk cuts across four valleys which are all part of the Blue Mountain Creek catchment. It is part of Bruces Walk. Creek crossings. Steep sections.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 12. View

28 Nov, Sat 8:30AM Long Point Lookout – Shoalhaven River – Badgerys Lookout
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  500m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA walk with 2 impressive lookouts and numerous opportunities to swim and enjoy the mighty Shoalhaven River as we wander downstream within the magnificent Shoalhaven Gorge. This is the perfect walk to welcome in the warmer weather. Rock hopping in parts. Steep climb up Badgerys.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Caoura 1: 25 000 Limit: 15. View

12 Dec, Sat 8:30AM Hat Hill Canyon
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  230m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Hat Hill Canyon consists of 3 distinct sections separated by lovely creek walking and requires no abseils, though there are a few short swims involved. The Canyon is impressive and not very far from Blackheath so easily accessible and is the prefect summer trip which allows you to cool off and escape the heat. Wetsuits are required to do this trip. Rock hopping, scrambling and a few very short (under 20 metre) swims.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 15. View

27-31 Dec, Sun (08:30AM)-Thu (13:00PM) Burrungubee river – Island Bend Pondage
Grade:4/6 Length 50km 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!!!) (Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Burrungubee River - Kidmans Hut - Mawsons Hut - Valentines Falls - The Kerries - Gungarten - Finns River - Island Bend Pondage. Summer in the Snowies is hard to beat with the wildflowers in full bloom, the days generally not too hot and the air is as fresh as it gets. This is a 5 day pack walk with a rest day on day 3 .On this almost complete loop we will enjoy the mountains, frost hollow plains and everything in between! Highlights include a day walk from Mawsons hut down Valentines Falls, a superb wild section of the Finns river, the rugged beauty of the Kerries and much much more. Planning on driving down on Boxing Day. Off-track walking.
Location: Kosciuszko NP
Map: Kalkite Mountain 86253N, Jagungal 85251S, and Geehi Dam 85252N View

3-8 Jan, Sun-Fri Wheelers Hut – Kiandra
Grade:4/6 Length 70km Sydney Branch
Greg L.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longExtended 6-day pack walk, medium-hard, big climbs, approx. 70 km plus side trips, on and off-tracks. Tooma Rd - Wheelers Hut - Derschkos Hut - Mackeys Hut - Brooks Hut - Tabletop Mt - Kiandra. A hard but rewarding and interesting walk. Visit old goldfields, climb Mt Jagungal, walk on tracks as well as off tracks in unique alpine country.
Location: Kosciuszko NP Limit: 10. 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 longMegalith 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

14-21 May, Fri (18:00PM)-Fri (17:00PM) Great North Walk: Mooney Mooney to Newcastle
Grade:4/6 Length 150km Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Joint leader, Sheila Walker (sheila.walker08@gmail.com). 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. Section 1 from Wondabyne is on 9 May 2021. Sections 2 to 8 will be continuous day walks from Saturday, 15 May to Friday, 21 May 2021 staying overnight en-route; glamping for 2 to 4 nights, possibly staying at a cabin site for 2 nights, in a pub/hotel for 2 nights and at a caravan park for 1 night. To start the walk, all walkers will assemble at Noonaweena glamping site by nightfall on Friday, 14 May for an early start on Saturday, 15 May. Car shuffles will be required for all sections and participants will need to come in a car with no more than 1 other participant. Daily walks range from 11 km to 20 km and the walk rating are 3 and 4. Rough track, steep, rough, rocky and slippery sections, fallen trees and unfenced cliffs.
Location: Brisbane Water NP and Watagans NP Limit: 16. View

22 Aug, Sun 9:30AM Mermaid Pool and Tahmoor Gorge
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  400m 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.Due to popular demand, this popular walk is to be repeated. To be led by Mike McLeod of Southern Highland Branch. A circuit rugged walk (rather rocky) along the Bargo River and Tahmoor Gorge. We will do it slowly to take in and take photos of the beauty of the walk. Highlights: fantastic views, Mermaid Pools. Waterfalls. wallaby, birds, majestic gum trees, wildflowers galore. Some very steep and slippery parts.Video of 2020 Tahmoor Gorge Mermaid Pools Several creek crossings. Limit: 10. View

19 Sep, Sun 10:16AM Crossing the Blue Mountains anniversary walk
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  450m 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.(NEW!!!) Leader: Allan Porter. To mark the anniversary of "Crossing the Blue Mountains 2020", we will do the "Magical Wentworth Falls to Lawson via Bruces Walk" again. Begin with the Maple trees lined streets of beautiful Wentworth Falls. It’s a memorable walk with wildflowers galore (Waratahs, Bearded Orchids, Sun orchids, Caladenia, greenhoods) waterfalls, caves, gum forests, sassafras’s forests, birdlife and majestic views. This walk is not for you if you don’t like creek crossings (5), steep climbs and vertical ladders (4). Steep and slippery sections, slides and rock scrambling.
Location: Wentworth Falls Limit: 15. View

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