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18 Dec, Wed 9:49PM Birrabang Canyon
Grade:4/6 Length 5km  200m Sydney Branch
Graham C.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).(Fully Booked) (Likely will be cancelled, area currently closed due to fire, stay in touch with leader) A very pretty canyon with lots of crayfish. No abseils but wet feet guaranteed, volleys/sneakers recommended. Some scrambling and a short tricky ledge sidle where you wet everything if you fall in. A magnificent lunch spot with views into the Grose Valley. Steep scrambly desc/asc. Joint with Bush Club. Steep scrambling, slippery rocks, pretty well all off-track.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 8. View

20 Dec, Fri 8:22AM Mount Solitary
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  600m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Golden Stairs to Mt Solitary and return. Lots of steps. Steep sections. Some rock scrambling.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Jamison 89302N Limit: 12. View

26-31 Dec, Thu (12:00PM)-Tue (10:00AM) Kosciuszko National Park
Grade:4/6 Sydney Branch
Mark 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) This will the 9th lodge based bushwalking trip I have lead staying at the very comfortable Kahane lodge at Perisher valley, doing day walks in the wonderful Kosciuszko National Park. We will explore many of the alpine tarns, ridges and peaks and enjoy the expansive wildflowers that you get at this time of the year. The lodge has a commercial style kitchen and all the rooms are twin share with ensuites. People coming on this trip often cook in groups as it is easier, practical and more fun but not compulsory. As usual, there will be 3 other leaders so people interested in a walk with have several choices each day! Walks are graded 2 to 5 Some off-track walking and rock scrambling on some of the walks, and potential for extreme weather.
Location: Kosciuszko NP Limit: 40. View

8 Jan, Wed 6:55AM Wollangambe Canyon
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  250m Sydney Branch
Graham C.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).(NEW!!!) Wollangambe Canyon via Joes, Du Faurs and Lower Bell Canyons. A taster of several canyons, each with its own distinctive character. The side trip up Bell is a classic. Wetsuits, lilos and volleys/similar required. Slippery rocks, cold deep water. Steep climb out with a heavy pack.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N and Wollongambe Limit: 8. View

10 Jan, Fri 9:50AM Pierces Pass
Grade:4/6 Length 5km  500m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk to Grose River for lunch. Return same way. Lots of steps. Creek crossings.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 15. View

11 Jan, Sat 8:00AM Hat Hill Canyon
Grade:4/6 Length 6km  150m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Swim | A trip that involves swimmingHt Hill Canyon is a spectacular easy canyon to enjoy as it requires no abseils and only a few shortish swims so a wetsuit is definitely required. A wonderful watery trip on a hot January weekend not far from Blackheath. Rock scrambling, cold water and a few short swims, so a wetsuit is necessary.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 15. View

11 Jan, Sat 10:33PM Otford to Bundeena: Royal NP Night Walk
Grade:4/6 Length 28km  1,000m Southern Sydney Branch
Angelo E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked) RSVP and head torch are a MUST. This is Sydney’s premier coastal walk, taking us through the world’s second oldest national park, the magnificent Royal National Park. Our starting point is the village of Otford, at the southern end of the RNP. Our aim is to arrive in Bundeena by about 8:15am, to ensure we catch the first ferry of the day, the 9am service to Cronulla. Type of walk: This is a full night time adventure filled with great natural beauty, coastal tracks, a rich diversity of pristine eco-systems and abandoned beaches. There are some moderate climbs. Difficulty: Hard, because of the distance and as we must concentrate for the night walking. We will be winding through forest, up and down headlands and crossing long beaches. A good level of fitness is definitely required. There are No get out points for this walk. If you attend you must finish the entire walk. Transport back is by ferry across Port Hacking to Cronulla Railway Station for the 45 minute service back to the city. All transport is Opal Card, except the ferry. What to bring: Good walking shoes/boots, 2-3 litres of water, two snacks and one late night meal, light rain jacket. A headlight and spare batteries are essential. Steep and slippery sections.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Royal NP Limit: 10. View

24 Jan, Fri 9:35AM Colliers Causeway
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  450m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk down to Colliers Causeway. Then up Porters Pass and across to Fort Rock before heading back to Blackheath. Old tracks, creek crossings, scrambling and muddy sections.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

25-27 Jan, Sat (08:00AM)-Mon (15:00PM) The Mighty Morong Deep
Grade:4/6 Length 16km  700m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longIf you want the ultimate river trip you simply can't go past the mighty Morong Deep! This is an incredibly beautiful section of the upper Kowmung River populated by numerous cascades, cool refreshing giant swimming pools and slabs of pink granite which is perfect for scrambling over, sunbaking on and allowing perfect grip as you explore your way down the river. In short, having the time of your life! Add to this the real chance of bagging a wild trout and some lovely campsites and you have all the attributes for an amazing experience worthy of saluting the Australia Day weekend in style! The walk involves walking down into the deep via Megalith ridge,establishing a basecamp at a loverly grassy campsite then exploring with day packs the Kowmung river upstream into the Morong Deep and downstream too which has a completely different character. Lots of rock scrambling.
Location: Kanangra-Boyd NP
Map: Kanangra 89303S, Shooters Hill 88302S, Gurnang 88291N, and Yerranderie 89294N Limit: 12. View

4 Feb, Tue 9:30AM Fitzroy Falls
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Fitzroy Falls West Rim and East Rim Tracks provide spectacular views of the main falls, Twin Falls, the Grotto and the valley between the two tracks. The vegetation is very different on each of the tracks. The walk is mostly on formed tracks but the extension to the plane crash site is off-track. Rough track, steep sections, slippery rocks. Some off-track.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 20. View

25 Feb, Tue 9:30AM Old Bulluck Track – Macquarie Pass
Grade:4/6 Length 9km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) From the bottom of Macquarie Pass follow an old bullock track up to Clover Hill Rd. Turn down a Canyoners Track to Macquarie Rivulet and follow back to car park. Slippery, steep, off-track, scrambling on a narrow track. Can be quite muddy in places.
Location: Macquarie Pass NP
Map: Robertson 90284N Limit: 20. View

7-14 Mar, Sat (07:00AM)-Sat (14:00PM) Walls of Jerusalem
Grade:4/6 Length 80km  1,000m 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(Updated Details) Walls of Jerusalem to Lake St Clair, Tasmania. This is my favourite long walk that I have ever done and on my 5th visit to the superlative Walls of Jerusalem, we will explore the many wonderful aspects that this area has to offer over several days. Then we travel down past the Great Lakes of Adelaide, Meston and Junction to the interestingly named Never Never and the Mersey River which we follow through to the Overland Track at Harnett Falls. From this point we go south then north into Pine Valley for 2 days of magic, climbing the Acropolis, the Labyrinth and other scenic gems. Finally, there is an easy walk down to Lake St Clair for a ferry ride to Cynthia Bay and a pickup with bushwalkers transport back to Hobart. Rock scrambling and a bit off-track walking in the Never Never, potential extreme weather.
Map: Rowallen, Ada, Du Cane, Cathedral, and Pillans Limit: 12. View

28-29 Mar, Sat (08:00AM)-Sun (15:00PM) Boomerang Pass – Ettrema Creek – Myall Creek Circuit
Grade:4/6 Length 20km  400m 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!!!) This is one spectacular walk you'll want to come on! From Boomerang Pass we will enter the beautiful and not often walked Ettrema Gorge where you'll find no traces of humankind except the rare campsite. However, you will encounter stunningly attractive pools, cascades and soaring cliff lines of the gorge, especially in Sentry Box Canyon. The walk up Myall Creek is also memorable as we pass even more cascades, waterfalls and swimming holes. Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Touga 89283S and Nerriga 89274N Limit: 12. View

21 Apr, Tue 9:30AM Mt Keira Ring Track
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  550m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) From Byarong Park head up Mt Keira Ring Track. Detour to Robertson Lookout then complete the ring track back to cars. Great coastal views, rainforest and remnants of an old mine. Rough track, unfenced edges, slippery rocks & creek crossings.
Location: Wollongong and Illawarra Escarpment SCA
Map: Wollongong 9029-2S Limit: 20. View

25 Apr, Sat 8:00AM Minotaur Point – Minotaur Lair – Minotaur Pass
Grade:4/6 Length 9km  450m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) What better way to celebrate Anzac day than go bush and into the depths of this rarely walked part of the Gardens of Stone National Park. I visited the Minotaurs Lair last July and only explored a small part of this very interesting and complex area so want to explore a hellva lot more, including the rugged pagodas, passes and slots and see what we can find. Rock scrambling, off-track walking.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S Limit: 15. View

16 May, Sat 8:30AM Petries Gully Circuit
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  400m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) This walk takes up the historic Petries Gully onto the spectacular pagoda country which looks down onto the Newnes campground and introduces the adventurous walker to all manner of gullies, slots, cliffs and overhangs, not to mention patches of rainforest along the way. Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S and Mount Morgan 89311S Limit: 12. View

17 May - 7 Jun, Sun-Sun Great North Walk: Stage 2 – Sections 8 to 17
Grade:4/6 Length 150km Southern 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.(Updated Details) Joint leader, Sheila Walker. The Great North Walk is a multi-day 250 km hike. Created in 1988 to celebrate Australia’s bicentenary, the walk links Sydney with the Hunter Valley and Newcastle. Stage 1, which is sections 1 to 7 from Sydney to Wondabyne Station is currently underway. Stage 2, starting from Wondabyne Station (Section 8) and ending at Newcastle (Section 17) would start in May 2020. Section 8 will be a car shuffle on Sunday, 17 May 2020 and Section 17 using public transport will be on Sunday, 7 Jun 2020. Sections 9 to 16 will be continuous day walks from Saturday, 23 May to Saturday, 30 May staying overnight en-route; glamping for 3 nights, staying in a pub/hotel for 3 nights and at a caravan park for 1 night. Car shuffles will be required for sections 8 to 16 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. Please contact Bandula Gonsalkorale via email to get detailed information and to make bookings. Rough track, steep, rough, rocky and slippery sections, fallen trees and unfenced cliffs.
Location: Brisbane Water NP and Watagans NP Limit: 16. View

2 Jun, Tue 9:30AM Mt Murray to base of Macquarie Pass
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Walk from the top of Macquarie Pass near Mt Murray down through a gap in the escarpment then down a series of old trails and a service road to the bottom of Macquarie Pass. Steep, rough, uneven ground, overgrown tracks, tree fall, often off-track. Illawarra Highway is crossed a number of times. This is all downhill.
Location: Macquarie Pass NP
Map: Robertson 90284N Limit: 20. View

9 Jun, Tue 9:30AM Mount Kembla
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  420m Southern Highlands Branch
Sue Ann M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Summiting Mt Kembla and the ring track that circles Mt Kembla provides wonderful views over the Illawarra Coast. Very steep track and some road walking.
Map: Wollongong 9029-2S Limit: 12. View

30 Jun, Tue 9:30AM The Cascades – Macquarie Pass
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  450m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) From the Cascades car park climb steeply beside the waterfall and continue to a service road. Descend via old forest trails. Steep slippery track with tree roots.
Location: Macquarie Pass NP
Map: Robertson 90284N Limit: 20. View

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