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21 Aug, Tue 7:00PM Bushwalking NSW AGM
Branch
Bushwalking NSW
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Bushwalking NSW Annual General Meeting with keynote presentation of exploratory trips in the West MacDonnells, presented by Meg McKone, Coast and Mountain Walkers & Canberra Bushwalking Club. Meg will take you on a journey of discovery into some of the more interesting exploratory trips she has done in the West MacDonnell Ranges where Meg has made some significant discoveries (as far as she has been able to ascertain) such as "Portals Canyon", and explored high level crossings of the Chewings Range. View

21 Aug, Tue 8:36AM Cowan to Brooklyn
Grade:3/6 Length 16km  650m 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!!!) Jointly lead by Sheila Walker and Esther Chow. Join us for a wildflower walk from Cowan to Brooklyn. Fantastic views. http://www.wildwalks.com/bushwalking-and-hiking-in-nsw/ku-ring-gai-chase-national-park/jerusalem-bay-track-cowan-to-brooklyn.html Bring water, snacks and lunch. We can have fish and chips/drinks after the walk. Slippery sections. Some rock scrambling.
Location: cowan
Map: Cowan 91304N Limit: 10. View

21 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Kangaroo River Fire trail
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe Kangaroo River Fire trail leads from Tallowa Dam Road down to Lake Yarungah. The fire trail winds through forest with beautiful ferns and interesting rock formations to a lovely lunch place on the banks of Lake Yarungah. Return by the same route. Rough fire trail and fallen trees.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Burrier 89282N Limit: 20. View

21 Aug, Tue 10:00AM Kangaroo Valley
Grade:3/6 Length 35km Milton Branch
Leslie R.
Cycle | A cycling tripMountain bike ride led by Herbert Frey & Leslie Reddacliff. Ride on cycleways, quiet sealed and gravel roads through scenic Kangaroo Valley following the upper Kangaroo River. Lunch at Flatrock Pool and return same route.
Map: Kangaroo Valley 90284S View

21 Aug, Tue 9:31AM La Peruse to Maroubra
Grade:3/6 Length 13km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Coastal walk from La Peruse to Maroubra via Henry Head, Little Bay & Malabar. Tracks, rock walking & along the edge of cliff top golf courses. Moderate pace. Carry morning tea, lunch & water for the day. At finish buses return city.
Location: Kamay Botany Bay NP View

21 Aug, Tue 10:08AM Lindfield Heritage and Swain Gardens
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Margaret B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Street walking to enjoy the Federation and Interwar homes of Lindfield, including Billy Hughes’ and Ethel Turner’s homes. Walk to Swain Gardens for lunch. Return by walking or bus, then train to city. View

22 Aug, Wed 9:00AM Blackheath Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 19km  533m Sydney Branch
Carole B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Circuit walk. Blackheath Station, Neates Glen, Grand Canyon, Evans Lookout, Govetts Leap, Popes Glen, Blackheath. Joint walk with Bush Club.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. Best Walk: Govetts Leap View

22 Aug, Wed Wentworth Falls to Leura
Grade:4/6 Length 20km Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Postponed) Walk postponed for now, new data to be announced in time. Start at locked gate on Kedumba Valley Road. Descend to Jamison Creek and then long ascent on Sublime Point Trail. Lots of ups and downs with numerous stairs towards Leura. Good fire trail walking with great 360° views taking in Mt Solitary, Kedumba Walls and the Three Sisters. Finish at Leura Cascades Car park.
Location: Blue Mountains NP View

22 Aug, Wed 9:30AM Westmead to Parramatta
Length 3km Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) Bob S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Level ramble Westmead to Parramatta. View

23 Aug, Thu 9:01AM Telopea to Dundas
Grade:2/6 Length 5km  90m Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Sue W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFirst time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.We will traverse Vineyard Creek Catchment through open vistas and closed native forests and cut through several blends of Coastal Enriched Sydney Sandstone Moist Forest, Coastal Sydney Sandstone Gallery Rainforest, Coastal Shale-Sandstone Forest and Sydney Turpentine-Ironbark Forest looking for Powerful Owl (Ninox strenua). See Page 11 of this brochure. View

24 Aug, Fri 9:00AM Curra Moors
Grade:2/6 Length 12km  200m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.It should be interesting to see how the heath is returning post fires. Bring your camera for a slow meander in this fascinating landscape.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 12. View

24-26 Aug, Fri-Sun Skyline Traverse in Bylong Labyrinth
Grade:6/6 Length 36km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longStrictly limited numbers. Day 1: Set up shuffle. Walk from Growee Gulf to Painted Rock on Lee Creek. Day 2: Walk from Painted Rock to south of Goat Mountain. Day 3: From south of Goat Mountain to Hefrons Gap. Complete shuffle. Further details tba. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Map: Growee 89324S and Talooby 89324N Limit: 6. View

25 Aug, Sat 10:27AM Glenbrook Native Plant Reserve
Grade:2/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Margery W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Walk along streets, tracks. Walk around Glenbrook Lagoon, mainly level to Glenbrook Native Plant Reserve and Nursery. Train return to city. View

25-26 Aug, Sat (08:00AM)-Sun (16:00PM) Kanangra-Boyd NP
Grade:5/6 Length 22km  1,000m Central Coast Branch
Roy J.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Kanangra Road-Marrilman Heath-Colboyd Ridge-Mount Great Groaner-Central Christys-Barralliers Crown- Uni Rover track head.
This walk will be on pad in places with a good deal of off-track. The descent from Great Groaner to camp at Central Christys is steep and rough. The return journey begins with a steep ascent and then is a case of dodging banksia heath before entering forest terrain. Joint walk with Sydney Bush Walkers (SBW).
Location: Kanangra-Boyd NP
Map: Kanangra 89303S Limit: 8. View

25 Aug, Sat 8:00AM Little Wobby Beach to Wondabyne Station
Grade:3/6 Length 18km  300m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.The highlight of this walk is the superb displays of wild flowers which are always outstanding and the fantastic views from the Highway Ridge Walking Track. Also worth noting is the view from Mt Wondabyne and the beauty of Kariong Brook Waterfall.
Location: Brisbane Water NP
Map: Gosford 91312S and Broken Bay 91301N Limit: 15. View

26 Aug, Sun 8:30AM Pretty Beach & Durras Mountain
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Milton Branch
Peter F.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom NPWS Pretty Beach car park, ascend Durras Mtn along forest tracks. Descend to coast via the east trail and return via coast. Some rock – hopping. One of the best walks in the region! Note early start to beat the heat and leave time for leisurely lunch, swim/snorkel at Snake Bay.
Map: Kioloa 89261N View

26 Aug, Sun 9:00AM Red Hands Cave
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  500m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFirst time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)The Red Hands Cave Circuit is a pleasant and varied stroll along creek and ridge lines.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Penrith 90303N Limit: 12. View

27-30 Aug, Mon-Thu Exploring the Budawangs
Grade:3/6 Length 15km Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Car camping and day walks trip to Budawangs, Four great day walks;
Day 1. Pigeon House Mtn, 490m asc, 5km, Grd 3.
Day 2. Monolith Valley, 700m asc, 15km, Grd 4.
Day 3. Byangee Mtn, 510m asc, 11km, Grd 3.
Day 4. Mt. Bushwalker, 130m asc, 6km, Grd 2.
Location: Budawang NP Limit: 12. View

28 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Ahearns Lookout
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  500m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longAherns Lookout is found by following the beginning of Starlights Track. Take a left fork leading to Rocky Waterholes Lookout and just past this junction look for a right turn which meanders along the ridge to Aherns Lookout. This gives views over the Nattai with Mt Jellore easily identified. Return by the same route. Rough track, fallen trees and unfenced cliffs.
Location: Nattai NP
Map: Hilltop 8929-2N Limit: 20. View

28 Aug, Tue 9:34AM Knapsack Reserve
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Sydney Branch
Jim W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Led by Jim Ward / Shirley Hillier. Walk via the former Lucasville Station (Historic Rail Route), Elizabeth & Marges Lookouts & Lennox Bridge to Glenbrook Station. Moderate pace. Steep sections, steps, bush tracks, rough & rocky sections. Carry morning tea, lunch & water for the day. View

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