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|9 Aug, Sun 9:27AM||Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 15B – Bridges, Railways and Tunnels|
|Grade:3/6||Length||12km||400m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|(Nearly fully booked) Co-leader: Kevin Cliffe. This is a historic walk. We will visit Lennox Bridge, John Whitton Memorial and Gatekeepers Cottage Ruin, Knaksack Bridge, both portals of the disused tunnel, ZigZag Railway, Funicular railway, Winding Base House, View videos of section 7
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Future walk 2 Some very steep sections. No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider installing Covidsafe app.
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 15. View
|9 Aug, Sun - 29 Aug, Thu||Noosa and Brisbane North Side Pedal and Paddle|
|(Cancelled) A holiday based at two beautiful locations, Tewantin at Noosa and Scarborough on the Redcliff Peninsula northern Brisbane. A range of peddles and paddles at both locations with plenty of time off. MT Bikes not needed. Email leader for a detailed itinerary. Preference will be given to those who wish to both paddle and pedle. Trip is suitable for partners who do not wish to paddle or pedle. Trip combines with another club. Three of the paddles involve open water crossings which are generally very sheltered. PFD compulsory. Limit: 12. View|
|10 Aug, Mon 8:50AM||Linden to Springwood|
|(Fully Booked) Linden Station to Linden Ridge. Take turn off to Faulconbridge Linden Link Ridge across Linden Creek. Then up to Grose Rd and on to Tom Hunter Park. Follow steep track down to Springwood Creek and on to Springwood Station. A long walk but mostly on roads and trails. Creek crossings. Bring a torch just in case.
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Springwood 90304S Limit: 14. View
|11 Aug, Tue 8:50PM||Carrington Falls & Nellies Glen|
|Grade:2/6||Length||8km||200m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked) From Carrington Falls around to top of Stevos Track followed by short drive to Nellies Glen and Missingham Lookout and top of Missingham Steps. Rough track, slippery rocks, deep water, cliff edges.
Location: Budderoo NP
Map: Robertson 9028-4N and Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 14. View
|11 Aug, Tue||Manning Lookout to Crystal Pool|
|Grade:3/6||Length||6km||580m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|Sue Ann M.|
|(Fully Booked) The walk begins at Manning Lookout near Fitzroy Falls. Here there are great views over Kangaroo Valley. The walk then follows the escarpment past several view points and along a fence line across a couple of small creeks to Crystal Pool. The water leaves the pool to fall over the escarpment into the valley below. Indistinct and easily lost track, rough track, fallen trees, slippery rocks and unfenced cliffs.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 14. View
|11 Aug, Tue||Mt Gibraltar|
|Grade:3/6||Length||8km||600m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|(Fully Booked) Mt Gibraltar is the highest point between Sydney and Canberra. It also has some heritage listed Trachyte quarries. Walking tracks provide access to these sites as well as providing lookouts where on a clear day Sydney can be seen. Rough and steep tracks, slippery rocks, fallen trees and unfenced cliff edges.
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 14. View
|12 Aug, Wed||Abbotsford to Cabarita|
|(NEW!!!) With all the wet weather, we have decided to get some exercise by walking around the beautiful Hen and Chicken Bay, off the Parramatta River on a Wednesday for a change. Walking through parks and urban streets mainly on formed walkways. Will be muddy in places.
Location: Parramatta River
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 12. View
|12 Aug, Wed 9:00AM||Coastal cliffs|
|Grade:3/6||Length||10km||340m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|(Fully Booked) It's time to explore that coastal strip from Wattamolla north to Little Marley and around in a loop back again. The flowers will be out and the coast will sing its sweet song!
Location: Royal NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 12. View
|12 Aug, Wed 10:30AM||Glenbrook loop walk|
|(NEW!!!) Glenbrook to Elizabeth Lookout via Knapsack Park (not the steps), Marges Lookout, across some slightly rugged bushland to Lennox Bridge and return to Glenbrook by a different track.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 20. View
|12 Aug, Wed 11:45AM||Walkers get together|
|(Allan’s Group) Mal|
|(Cancelled) Get together for Monday walkers who might be out of action, slowing down or just want to sit and chat. Lunch at O'Donohues Irish Pub, 90 Great Western Highway, Emu Plains. View|
|12 Aug, Wed 6:15PM||Wonders of the central west|
|General Community Event|
|(NEW!!!) Whether you live in a remote corner of the state or you're locked-down in Melbourne, join us to discover what makes the forests, landscapes and wildlife of the central west so special. By the end of the webinar you'll know: · How protection of 60,000 hectares of forest across the Wombat, Wellsford, Pyrenees Ranges and Mount Cole came to be expertly recommended, and; · What you can do to help end the logging and mining of these critical habitats – from the comfort of your lounge room. Learn more and RSVP. View|
|13 Aug, Thu 7:00PM||NPA Macarthur Nature Talk|
|General Community Event|
|(NEW!!!) Kane Durrant of WILD Conservation is a fresh water turtle specialist. He will be discussing his wildlife conservation work in the local area with Turtle Rescues NSW, with a special focus on development zones and what it all means for our native fauna. Kane will be joined by his colleague Shane Davies for questions and conversation afterwards. View|
|13 Aug, Thu||Sydney Olympic Park|
|(NEW!!!) Circular Walk. Sydney Olympic Park Wharf. Level walk along Parramatta River foreshore, Armory and Parklands. Limit: 10. View|
|14 Aug, Fri 9:00AM||Bellambi Lagoon|
|Grade:2/6||Length||7km||10m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|That coastal strip between Towradgi and Bellambi is a pleasant morning stroll and occasionally it is even worth carrying a long telephoto lens as we walk past the Bellambi Lagoon. Limit: 10. View|
|14 Aug, Fri||Tootie Creek Tributaries|
|Park 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 7:30AM||Mt Solitary Traverse|
|(Postponed) This is recognised as one of the classic big walks of the Blue mountains with a full day of walking from the Golden Stairs, up and over Mt Solitary, off the Col pass and down to the Kedumba River. Then another decent climb up to the finish spot near the Queen Victoria hospital. So walkers intending on coming should be relatively fit as a reasonable pace is required. However that doesn't mean I intend to run this walk as I do want to stop occasionally and admire the superb views along the way! Steep track sections in places.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Jamison 89302N Limit: 14. View
|15 Aug, Sat 8:00AM||Narrowneck – Red Ledge Pass – Devils Hole Track|
|(NEW!!!) One of the more interesting passes off the Narrowneck is Red ledge Pass which offers the bushwalker wonderful views and numerous photographic opportunities! Expect rock scrambling, some nice short waterfalls and sections of unburnt forest along the way. Rock scrambling.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Jamison 89302N Limit: 15. View
|15 Aug, Sat||Wild Gorge, Dome Cave and Cosmic Cave|
|Find 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
|16 Aug, Sun||Bargo River Gorge|
|(Cancelled) A walk exploring the wonders of this unique location from above and within the gorge. Couple of river crossings which can be a bit slippery depending on water levels. Joint activity with Illawarra Ramblers. Combined limit applies.
Map: Bargo 90293N Limit: 15. View
|16 Aug, Sun 9:30AM||The Great West Walk: Part 3|
|Grade:3/6||Length||14km||200m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|See info on The Great West Walk https://greatwestwalk.com.au/ This is section 3 of the Great West Walk. We walk from Marayong to Rooty Hill Points of interest: Nurragingy Reserve, The Nurragingy Blacksmith, Chang Lai Yuan Chinese Gardens, New Zealand Garden, Miniature Railway, Colebee Centre, Western Sydney Parklands; Blacktown International Sports Park, Western Sydney Parklands; Rooty Hill Historic Site. Optional drinks/late lunch at Lone Pine Tavern near Rooty Hill Station View Esther's future walks Future walk 2 No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider installing Covidsafe app. Limit: 10. View|
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