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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

2 Dec, Wed Wentworth Falls circuit via Valley of Waters, Roberts Pass, Moya Point
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  580m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Starting at Wentworth Falls Station, walk to Conservation Hut, Lyrebird Lookout, Queen Victoria Lookout, Empress Lookout, down to Valley of Waters, along Vera Falls Track to Empress Falls, Sylvia Falls, Britannia Falls, then along, Roberts Pass, up to Moya Point Lookout, Gladstone Lookout and back to Wentworth Fall Station via Edinburg Castle Rock. Steep and slippery sections, many steps, creek crossings and sections of muddy track.
Location: Wentworth Falls Limit: 15. View

4 Dec, Fri Mt Victoria circuit via Coxs Cave, Dunns Leap Track and Bushranger Cave
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  400m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Updated Details) Starting at Mt Victoria Station walk to Coxs Cave via Fairy Bower Track, then along Dunns Leap Track to Hornes Point, Pulpit Rock, Bushrangers Cave and back to the station. Steep and slippery sections, creek crossings, section of rough not well marked track. 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) Disappointment spur track-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(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Disappointment spur track - 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

18 Jan, Mon 8:34AM 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.Note early starting time for summer. Walls Ledge, Colliers Causeway, Porters Pass. Old tracks, creek crossings, scrambling, muddy sections.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba 89301S 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(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) 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

1 Feb, Mon 8:11PM Wentworth Pass
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  420m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Note early starting time for summer. Wentworth Falls, Slacks Stairs, Wentworth Pass, Valley of the Waters, Fletcher St, Falls Road back to the station. Lots of steps. Ladders. Some rough sections. Wet rocks in places. Creek crossings.
Location: Wentworth Falls
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 16. View

14 Feb, Sun 9:30AM Trestles Track
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  400m Sydney Branch
Greg L.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longTrestles Track - Shoalhaven River - return. Pleasant river walking with possibilities for swimming and exploring an old mine site. Steep descent (approx. 400 m. in 1 km.) to Shoalhaven River followed by flat river walking. Steep climb back to cars. Joint walk with Bush Club.
Location: Bungonia NP
Map: Caoura 1: 25 000 Limit: 15. View

20 Feb, Sat 8:30AM Rocky Creek Canyon
Grade:4/6 Length 7km  250m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Swim | A trip that involves swimmingUndeniably Rocky Creek Canyon is one of the Blue Mountains most spectacular canyons with its superbly sculptured walls, spectacular views along the way and a walk out to remember! Anyone coming on this trip must be able to swim as there is 3 short swims, the longest of which is about 50 metres. Also a wetsuit is mandatory as the water temperature is brisk to say the least. Some walkers may also prefer to bring a flotation device for the last and longest swim. Slippery rocks and cold water.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Rock Hill 89312N View

6 Mar, Sat 8:00AM Du Faurs Creek Canyon via October Creek lilo
Grade:4/6 Length 11km  300m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Only second to the Wollangambe Canyon in its spectacular scenery, DuFaurs Creek Canyon involves no abseiling but wonderful sections of liloable creek to entice the summer visitor into its cool confines! Exit will be Joes Canyon back onto the well-trodden Wollangambe Tourist Track to Mt Wilson. This is really a superb and not too hard lilo trip for those water lovers amongst us. Slippery rocks and creek walking.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mt Wilson and Wollangambe 89312S View

2-5 Apr, Fri (08:30AM)-Mon (15:00PM) The Gardens of Stone Traverse
Grade:4/6 Length 24km  1,200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longNewnes - Mt Dawson - Collett Gap - Woolpack Rock - Hughes defile - Point Cameron - Cape Horn. This will be a 4 day full pack walk far from the maddening crowds of Easter to an area of wild rugged beauty full of complex ridge systems, a multitude of pagodas, superlative views and comfortable campsites with the odd camp cave thrown in. Gaze at the stars at night and warm yourselves around the campfire and enjoy the splendid isolation of this rarely visited area not all that far from Sydney's doorstep. People interested in this walk should be used to offtrack walking. Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Wollemi NP and Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S 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.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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