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4 May, Fri SE cliffs of Genowlan Mountain
Grade:5/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark vehicles on the Capertee to Glen Davis Road at approximately GR 268 298. Head out along a spur to the north, descend into and cross Dog Trap Creek at approximately GR 271 306 before ascending a long north orientated ridge towards the cliffs of Mount Genowlan. Climb up a further 200m to reach a point on the cliffs where the drainage tips to the west. From this point explore the headwaters before ascending through the next line of cliffs before heading ENE to a compound slot at GR 275 330. Descend through the cliff line and return to the cars via a northern tributary network of Dog Trap Creek. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

11 May, Fri The Ravine South of Point Hatteras and more
Grade:5/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark on the plateau at GR 250 324. Walk on the fire trail and visit Mine in the Sky. Continue to Spot Height 1031m, then descend into the gorge to the east. Explore the gorge, eventually linking with Genowlan Mountain Trail at about GR 256 330. Next, visit The Grotto and Ladders Defile, before walking back to the vehicle. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

12 May, Sat Watsons Bay Breakfast Paddle
Grade:5/6 Length 15km Sydney Branch
Rob & Jayne G.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripKayak, Grade 5 (weather dependant), early start. Bring drinking water and breakfast. Kayak Port Jackson and Watsons Bay. Sea kayaks essential (contact leader to discuss suitable kayak and experience), start and finish at the beach near Robertson Park, Military Road, Watsons Bay. Paddle past Camp Cove, Bottle Glass Point, Shark Bay, Steele Point, Shark Island, Rose Bay then back to Watsons Bay. Conditions: Open water, tidal, some heavy traffic. PFDs compulsory. View

19 May, Sat Witches Watch, Hecates Cauldron & Tara Point
Grade:5/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark the vehicles at around GR 306 175 on the branch road off the Bicentennial National Trail. Follow the Great Dividing Range north to Gordian Knot and then to Witches Watch, a spectacular lookout above Hecates Cauldron. From here, descend into the Cauldron and explore it underneath the cliff lines and also above, amidst “the bubbles”. Visit the Tower of Hope and other attractions. Descend into the headwaters of Baal Bone Creek, cross the valley and climb up through Tara Slot onto Tara Point. More amazing views. From here, move up to the ridge and re-connect with the vehicles. Unbelievable views, rock formations and pagodas. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Ben Bullen SF and Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S and Cullen Bullen 89313N View

20 May, Sun 8:00AM Byangee Walls
Grade:5/6 Length 13km Milton Branch
Leslie R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longLed by Herbert Frey & Leslie Reddacliff. Park at Long Gully car park. Walk up to gap east of Castle and ascend Byangee Walls - rope assist available. Lunch at top near visitor’s book and return same route. Great views if weather is kind.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Corang 89273N Limit: 10. View

25 May, Fri South West Mount Airly
Grade:5/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark vehicles at Airly Gap, GR 238 326. Walk south and then west following the alignment of the former tramway/self-actuated incline to the transfer station site then the double track skip haulage to the high level tunnel through the SW end of Mount Airly; climb the spur to the top of the SW corner of Mount Airly, inspect the crest /edge of cliff line before heading north to descend into a tributary of Gap Creek and hence back to the vehicles. Exploratory for the leader. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

29 Jun - 1 Jul, Fri-Sun Dunphy’s Campground to Kanangra Walls Packwalk
Grade:5/6 Length 38km  2,000m Sydney Branch
Nicola L.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longDunphy's Campground - Black Horse Ridge - K2K Track - Konangaroo Clearing (camp)  - Mt Strongleg - Dex Creek - 100 Man Cave (camp) - Mt Cloudmaker - Mt Stormbreaker - Crafts Wall - Kanangra Walls. Stunning hike through pristine wilderness. Joint walk with SBW & The Bush Club. Wide river crossing at Yellow Pup Point; additional creek crossings. Some significant and steep climbs: approx 400m up Black Horse Ridge, 600m up Mt Strongleg, plus multiple "undulations" by comparison. Rough, rocky and unformed track in places.
Location: Blue Mountains NP and Kanangra-Boyd NP
Map: Jenolan 89303N and Kanangra 89303S Limit: 7. View

14 Jul, Sat 8:30AM Petries Gully circuit
Grade:5/6 Length 6km  400m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) This is an interesting walk, short in distance but big on variety with many wonderful rock formations,overhangs and patches of rainforest to name a few of its attractions! rock scrambling and off track walking in parts
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: mt morgan and Ben Bullen 89314S Limit: 15. View

19 Aug, Sun 6:30AM The Castle
Grade:5/6 Length 17km Milton Branch
Leslie R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longLed by Herbert Frey & Leslie Reddacliff. Ascend via Kaliana Ridge, follow track west around base and ascend to Castle Saddle. Final climb to top, rope assisted. Traverse to eastern end for views over Byangee for lunch. Agility and a head for heights essential. Return via Meakins Pass.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Corang 89273N View


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