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6 Feb, Sat Howling Arch, the Pool of Diana and the Pool of Aphrodite
Grade:5/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFind out for yourself why this unique area, currently under threat, must be protected, now. Drive to approximately GR 468 058 on the Deep Pass Trail. Head down a spur trending slightly west of south and then south as it nears Dingo Creek. Visit Howling Arch, an amazing natural feature. Enter Dingo Creek and progress downstream for about 1.3km, visiting the scenic Pool of Diana on the way, continue underneath high cliffs to GR 476 048, the start of a north, north-west trending ravine. Follow the ravine up, visiting the spectacular Pool of Aphrodite along the way, to eventually reconnect with the trail and the vehicles. About 6km. All off-track, some rock scrambling and exposure.
Location: Newnes SF
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N and Rock Hill 89312N View

7 Feb, Sun 8:49AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 11
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  380m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) RSVP directly to leader Stuart Sew Hoy by email: stuartandjoyce@sewhoy.net . Today we walk from Springwood to Valley Heights via Martins Lookout, Perch Pond and Magdala Gully Track. Beautiful sandstones, waterfalls, wildflowers and trees. Majestic views at Martin's Lookout but very steep climb to get there... Some parts are 47% climb. Expect a long day as we are taking our time to climb. View Esther's future walks Some part of the track is hard. Steep and slippery sections. Goretex boots an advantage. Walk will be cancelled in severe weather warning, bush fire warning or park closure. Please check your mailbox the night before to make sure walk is still.
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 10. View

8 Feb, Mon 8:34PM Grand Canyon
Grade:3/6 Length 16km  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. From the station walking to Evans Lookout via Braeside Trail. From Evans Lookout follow the Grand Canyon to exit up Neates Glen. Return to Blackheath. Most people have to duck when going under particular overhangs. There is a short dark passage and the path through it isn't flat. Wet rocks in places. Creek crossings.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 16. View

9 Feb, Tue 9:30AM Balancing Rock
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  250m Southern Highlands Branch
David W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Clover Hill Rd is a management track leading to a rough track down to the Macquarie Rivulet.  After crossing the rivulet there is an indistinct track which leads to Balancing Rock and a lovely waterfall.  Return is by the same route. Rough track, slippery creek crossings, steep sections.
Location: Macquarie Pass National Park
Map: Robertson 9028-4N Limit: 15. View

9 Feb, Tue 8:30AM Kayak from Bendeela
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  1m Southern Highlands Branch
Pamela W.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak trip(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) From Bowral Pool we depart at 8:30am which is one hour earlier than normal departure time. We drive to Safari Kayaking located in Kangaroo Valley arriving around 9’ish where we select our kayaks/canoes and life jackets. Kangaroo Safari transport our boats to Bendeela and the car pool follows on. Once set up and in the water, we head upstream for about 3km to a lunch spot and then make our way back to Bendeela where our boats are returned to Safari Kayaking and we drive back to Bowral. The cost per person for boat hire is $45 (TBC) cash payable on the day. Please have the right amount of cash as we need to make a single payment. Cossies, hat, sunscreen and plenty of drinking water will be the go. Mostly still water. Possibility of one short section with quick flow if river is flowing.
Location: Bendeela- Kangaroo Valley
Map: Bundanoon 89281S and Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 15. View

9 Feb, Tue 8:00AM Leacock Regional Park
Grade:2/6 Length 6km  50m 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)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.(NEW!!!) This patch of Cumberland Plain Woodland has faced some major issues in managing weeds over the years but is an important remnant and much work has been done. Come and see how it is going. We might even end up looking at the Casula Powerhouse Museum after the walk! Limit: 12. View

12 Feb, Fri Exploratory bushwalk or non-abseiling canyon
Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longDepending on the weather, either a walk exploring the amazing country in the Wollemi/Gardens of Stone or a non-abseiling/swimming canyon walk will be offered. Put this date in your diary and watch Short Notice Walk announcements for exact details. Grade 5 or 6. View

12 Feb, Fri 10:02AM Neighbourhood walk No 5: Wyrrabalong NP and Norah Head
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  180m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Nearly fully booked) Neighbourhood walk: walk 1) Wyrrabalong National Park. A beaut summer walk through the majestic Red gum forest, rain forest and the wetland trail. Fantastic views over Tuggerah Lake. Shady tracks. Walk 2) Norah Head: cafe, walk and swim   Leader is Elena Mazur. Slippery and steep sections
Location: Central Coast
Map: Wyrrabalong National Park Limit: 12. View

13 Feb, Sat Circular Quay – Dawes Point – Barangaroo – Pyrmont
Grade:1/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
Sandra C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(NEW!!!) Flat walk around the southern foreshore, bays, points and parks to Pirrama Park Pyrmont. Drop out points and water available. Numbers limited COVID-19 safe. This is a joint NPA and WEA Ramblers walk. View

13 Feb, Sat 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

13 Feb, Sat 8:30AM Wollangambe Canyon lilo
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  320m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Liloing down through the stunning Wollangambe Canyon is one of summer's ultimate pleasures and I plan to check out a couple of interesting side canyons along the way too! So bring your lilo, sunnies, waterproof camera or phone and join me for this hedonistic day out in the wilderness. Some rock scrambling involved on the climb out. Deep water so must be able to swim or bring a life jacket. Wetsuits highly recommended.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Wollangambe and Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 15. View

14 Feb, Sun 8:46AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 12
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  350m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) RSVP directly to leader Stuart Sew Hoy by email: stuartandjoyce@sewhoy.net .. Today we walk from Valley Heights to Warrimoo via Sun Valley. Highlights of the walk are  Lookouts to Mount Banks, Penrith Lakes, Lion Rock, Bell Rock, tall gum and turpentile trees, sandstone rock formations a creek,  birds and horses. Some interesting letterboxes are seen on the way. Steep and slippery sections. No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Please consider Installing Covifsafe app.  
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 10. View

14 Feb, Sun 8:00AM Pisgah Rock Track – Lincoln Creek lilo and return
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  300m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.This summer jaunt is part walk, lilo and swim! Basically we walk down to the delightful Lincoln Creek via Pisgah Rock Track and then walk up Lincoln Creek as far as we dare before using our trusty lilos to float down the creek and shoot the rapids where possible. Guaranteed lots of swimming, refreshing watery times and general good fun. Steep track down Pisgah Rock and rapids on the lilo.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Penrith 90303N View

15 Feb, Mon 8:21PM Devils Hole
Grade:3/6 Length 16km  500m 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. Walk from the station to the Devils Hole. Descend to the Six Foot Track. Return to Katoomba via Nellies Glen. Steep descent. Some rock scrambling. Some sections will be damp and maybe slippery.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 16. View

16 Feb, Tue 7:00PM Bushwalking NSW quarterly General Meeting
Branch
Bushwalking NSW
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.All affiliated club members are welcome to attend Bushwalking NSW quarterly General Meetings at Redfern Town Hall, 73 Pitt Street, Redfern, Sydney – just 7 minutes from the station, and/or online, to learn about bushwalking, share their ideas, and represent the interests of their club. During Covid-19, meetings are held online. Contact us to register for online meetings and receive the video link. View

16 Feb, Tue 9:30AM Drawing Room Rocks
Grade:3/6 Length 4km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) This is a short walk but leads to a beautiful lookout over the coast.  The track is steep but is well worth the effort. Return via Mt Camberwarra Tea Rooms Rough track, steep sections, unfenced cliffs
Location: Barren Grounds Nature Reserve
Map: Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 15. View

16 Feb, Tue 9:30AM Old Bullock Track
Grade:4/6 Length 9km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) From the bottom of Macquarie Pass follow an old bullock track up to Clover Hill Rd.  Turn down a Canyoners Track to Macquarie Rivulet and follow back to car park. Slippery, steep, off track, scrambling on narrow rough track. Can be quite muddy in places.
Location: Macquarie Pass National Park
Map: Robertson 9028-4N Limit: 15. View

16 Feb, Tue Wolli Creek to Birkenhead Point Outlet
Grade:4/6 Length 45km Sydney Branch
Rob G.
Cycle | A cycling trip(NEW!!!) Cycle Wolli Creek to Birkenhead Point then Cabarita return. A casual, scenic ride around bays, rivers and canals. Cycle from Wolli Creek Railway Station to Stanmore, Whites Creek Canal, Rozelle, Birkenhead Point, The Bay Run, Canada Bay, then Cabarita for picnic lunch (BYO). Coffee stops along the way. Many cycle paths and cycle lanes along quiet roads with some undulations. Return to Wolli Creek Rail about 4pm, via Canals and a Greenway. No helmet, no go! View

19 Feb, Fri 6:00AM Bicentennial Park Wetlands
Grade:2/6 Length 6km  10m 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)Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.(NEW!!!) There's lots of wildlife for the keen photographer around Bicentennial Park. Come along and enjoy, record and share. Early starts are always best for wildlife and to avoid heavy traffic. Limit: 12. View

19 Feb, Fri Exploratory bushwalk or non-abseiling canyon
Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longDepending on the weather, either a walk exploring the amazing country in the Wollemi/Gardens of Stone or a non-abseiling/swimming canyon walk will be offered. Put this date in your diary and watch Short Notice Walk announcements for exact details. Grade 5 or 6. View

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