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14 Aug, Fri Tootie Creek Tributaries
Grade:5/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark the car at GR 719 928 on Mountain Lagoon Road. Walk north west on a spur. Find a way down to Tootie Creek, then follow it downstream till GR 714 941. Find a way up to Easy Ridge and walk to the car. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mountain Lagoon 90313S View

15 Aug, Sat Wild Gorge, Dome Cave and Cosmic Cave
Grade:5/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFind out why this spectacular and threatened area must be protected for future generations. Park on a fire trail off Sunnyside Ridge Road and walk east to the head of a tributary of Wild Gorge. Descend it, visiting Dome Cave along the way, then explore both branches of the gorge, including Pinch Point Circle. Move south east and out towards Carne Creek, then climb out and visit Cosmic Cave. Exit via Split Rock Point and Pass. Re-connect with the cars. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Newnes State Forest
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

30 Aug, Sun 8:30AM Baal Bone Gap – Mercury Boot ridge and return
Grade:5/6 Length 8km  300m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.(NEW!!!) Not far from Baal Bone Gap is a very interesting ridge full of fantastic rocky outcrops in the shape of all sort of creatures and objects including possibly the most famous, The Mercury Boot. On this walk we will explore this pagoda rich ridge, photographing anything that takes our attention. Of course, there are brilliant views of the Capertee Valley including the mesa-like Pantoneys Crown to also hold our interest. Lots of rock scrambling and off track walking.
Location: Ben Bullen SF
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S Limit: 15. View

4 Sep, Fri Easy Ridge to Tootie Creek
Grade:5/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Park the car at GR 724 932 on Mountain Lagoon Road. Walk north along Easy Ridge, then a smaller spur, descend south west to around GR 717 940. Continue towards Tootie Creek, then walk downstream till about GR 718 947. Climb back to Easy Ridge and walk to the cars. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mountain Lagoon 90313S View

9 Sep, Wed Nirvana Caves and more
Grade:5/6 Length 12km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Park at GR 727 932 on Mountain Lagoon Road. Walk north on an old fire trail, then off-track to Nirvana Caves at GR 742 964. Next, cross Nirvana Ravine and traverse underneath the cliff line to the south west, looking for more caves. Exit back to the ridge at GR 732 957, or GR 728 952, or further south, depending on time. Once on top, follow the ridge back to the car. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mountain Lagoon 90313S View

18 Sep, Fri From Itchenstoke to Tootie Creek and back
Grade:5/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Park the car at GR 685 943 on Mount Tootie Road. Take a long ridge going east all the way to Tootie Creek at GR 712 932. Walk downstream to GR 713 943, then up a ridge going south west and back to the cars. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP View

19 Sep, Sat The Airly Frustum and Airly Turret Slot
Grade:5/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Find out for yourself why this unique area must be protected for future generations. Park cars at Airly Gap, then climb south east, inspecting historic graffiti and Aboriginal art sites along the way. Negotiate a series of pagodas and slots, including Genowlan Pinch, to arrive at the spectacular Airly Frustum. Continue climbing to the point above Airly Turret Slot and the stunning view. Next, visit Mine in the Sky with its historic infrastructure. From here, proceed to explore the bottom of Airly Turret Slot. Reconnect with the vehicles. crambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

9 Oct, Fri Green Gully Cliff Walk
Grade:5/6 Length 14km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) From Newnes follow the Pipeline Track to the saddle at approximately GR 447 274. Leave the track and head north along the cliff edge for about 2.5 km to GR 437 295 and then attempt to walk out to the end of the spur at GR 435 300. Exposure, pagodas, rugged terrain. Possible return via Petries Gully.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S and Mount Morgan 89311S View

31 Oct, Sat Cathedral Cave and Diamond Cavern
Grade:5/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) This is a walk in the unprotected part of the Gardens of Stone region, currently threatened by coal mining. We will visit two stunning locations – Cathedral Cave and Diamond Cavern, starting and finishing on a fire trail off Sunnyside Ridge Road. Find out why this area must be protected for future generations. All off-track. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Newnes SF
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

31 Oct, Sat 9:00AM Fairmont Resort – Sublime Point
Grade:5/6 Length 6km  400m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Fairmont Resort - Gladstone Pass - Lindemans Pass - Copeland Pass - Sublime Point. Calling all adventurous walkers! This is an exciting walk which takes in the very scenic Gladstone Pass with its patches of rainforest then onto Lindemans Pass before tackling the steep Copeland Pass with its ascent via a system of ropes which will give us access to Sublime Point. Rock scrambling on ropes and along the base of the escarpment. Slippery in places.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View

20 Nov, Fri Green Gully Divide
Grade:5/6 Length 13km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Park on the eastern edge of the Little Capertee Creek Camping Ground and make our way up Petries Gully, all the way to the dazzling Rainbow Caves at GR 438 295 and, if time permits, spot height 958. Return via a narrow ridge above Green Gully with breathtaking views onto the Wolgan-Capertee Divide along the way. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S and Mount Morgan 89311S View

22 Nov, Sun Point Green and Wolgan Falls
Grade:5/6 Length 9km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) This is a walk in another spectacular, unprotected part of the Gardens of Stone region, currently under threat. We will visit Point Green and the Wolgan Falls, starting and finishing on Sunnyside Ridge Road. Find out why this area must be protected for future generations. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Newnes SF
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

27 Nov, Fri From Flying Carpet to Michelangelo Cave via Koan Pass
Grade:5/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Park one car at GR 423 131 off Glowworm Tunnel Road and another car at GR 415 150. From the second car, descend The Gurgler and visit the Flying Carpet. Walk back underneath the cliff line to Koan Cave, then continue south via Koan Pass and above the cliff line, all the way to Michelangelo Cave. Visit Michaels Chair and re-connect with the first car. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

4-6 Dec, Fri-Sun Crooked Falls
Grade:5/6 Length 46km Branch
jcrocker
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) 3 day walk in Northern Budawangs. Date to be set depending on park opening, but 4-6 December suggested (flexible). Grade and approx. km: 4/5. 46 km in total - option for using mountain bikes for 14 km.
Day 1. Leave cars at Sassafras parking area on Endrick River fire trail. Walk/ride to Newhaven Gap. Turn off fire trail onto Folly Point walking track and continue to Folly Point then down to Hollands Creek via Watsons Pass. Approx 600 m descent to Hollands Creek. Camp on Hollands Creek.
Day 2. Walk upstream on Hollands Crk, Angel Crk to base of Crooked Falls and return. Same camp on Hollands Crk.
Day 3. Return to cars by same route.
Bring standard overnight camping gear.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Tianjara 89271S, Endrick 89274S, and Corang 89273N View

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