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|1 Mar, Thu 10:00AM||Ingleburn Weir|
|Not far, not fast. Easy walk to the Georges River. Stop to enjoy the wildflowers. Take note of a few environmental issues, and note what makes great platypus habitat. Interesting vegetation. Prickly bush, optional gently scramble. Bunyips.
Location: Georges River NP
Map: Liverpool 90302S Limit: 20. View
|1 Mar, Thu 6:00PM||The history of the koala|
|Koalas are internationally recognized as one of Australia’s most iconic animals. Yet few know that in 1919 one million koalas were killed for their furs during a six month open hunting season in Queensland. Learn about the cumulative impacts of over 200 years of hunting and habitat destruction that is now pushing the koala into the danger zone of extinction. What must we do to save this precious Australian animal? Tutor: Janine Kitson. Bookings essential. Contact WEA, SYDNEY Ph: (02) 9264 2781 E: firstname.lastname@example.org www.weasydney.com.au View|
|2 Mar, Fri 8:25AM||Euroka Clearing and Portal Waterhole|
|Visit Portal Waterhole. Drive on to Euroka Clearing. From here walk to Nepean River and back. Clay surface on track near Portal Waterhole can be slippery.
Map: Penrith Limit: 15. View
|3-5 Mar, Sat-Mon||Growee Gulf to Goat Mountain in Bylong Labyrinth|
|Note: there is currently an open fire ban in the Wollemi National Park, to be reviewed on 28/02/18. We may only be able to use gas stoves.
Day 1 - Saturday 3 March. Park at Growee Gulf on Bylong Valley Way. Use Deliverance Gully to gain Growee Range, then follow it east to Key Saddle. Descend into Lee Creek for overnight camp. Distance 10km. Day 2 - Sunday 4 March. With day packs, return to Key Saddle, then traverse a tight and convoluted ridge towards Goat Mountain, as far as the time permits, before returning to the camp. Day 3 - Monday 5 March. Make our way back to the cars along Growee Range and down through Wanda Wanda Crater and Gully. Distance 10km. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure. Numbers are strictly limited.
Location: Wollemi NP Limit: 8. View
|3 Mar, Sat 8:48AM||Hat Hill Canyon|
|Hat Hill Canyon has the advantage of being close to Sydney and is superb in parts with wonderfully constricted sections and views aplenty. Rock scrambling and hopping and 1 short rope assisted section.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mt Wilson Limit: 12. View
|3 Mar, Sat||Little River|
|Walk through eucalypt forests on fire trails following Blue Gum Creek to Little River and return.
Location: Thirlmere Lakes NP Limit: 16. View
|3 Mar, Sat 10:07AM||Narrabeen|
|(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.|
|Narrabeen - Narrabeen Lagoon - North Narrabeen. Streets, paths, mostly flat, water views. Swim at North Narrabeen Rock Pool. Bus return. View|
|4 Mar, Sun 9:00AM||Clean Up Australia|
|Enjoy an easy stroll along Meroo Point Rd and then around the camping area while collecting rubbish as part of the Clean up Australia campaign. Probably time afterwards for a longer walk or a swim if hot?
Map: Tabourie 89272S View
|4-9 Mar, Sun-Fri||Coolah Tops & Mount Kaputar|
|A series of short walks in 2 fantastic parks, each of volcanic origin. Unique landforms and interesting walking. It will be possible to come for one or both parks. Car camping with basic facilities, may be able to get cabins at Mount Kaputar.
Location: Coolah Tops NP and Mount Kaputar NP
Map: Contact leader Limit: 12. View
|4-10 Mar, Sun-Sat||Lake Gordon, Tasmania|
|(Fully Booked) Lake Gordon and the upper reaches of the Gordon River. Isolated and rarely visited. 6 days camping out of kayaks in the South West Tasmania Wilderness. Paddlers need to be competent and equipped for cold weather camping and paddling. Potential cold weather camping and paddling. Some exposed water. PFDs compulsory. Limit: 8. View|
|4 Mar, Sun 9:00AM||Red Hands Cave|
|Grade:2/6||Length||9km||260m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|The circuit from Glenbrook to Red Hands Cave is a varied one and sure to delight.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Penrith 90303N Limit: 15. View
|5 Mar, Mon 9:22AM||Cliff Drive Lookouts|
|(Mal’s Group) Allan P.|
|Peckman's, Cahill, Narrowneck, Hilda's, Landslide, Cyclorama Point, Malaita Point, Eagle Hawk Lookouts. Then back to Katoomba Station. Watch out for cars when walking on the black stuff. Lots of downs to the lookouts and then ups to the road. Quality of track is poor at some lookouts.
Map: Katoomba Limit: 20. View
|6 Mar, Tue 9:30AM||Glebe to Fishmarket|
|(Jean’s Group) Judith H.|
|Meet leader at corner of Glebe Point Road and Parramatta Road Glebe at 9:30am. Lots of history and old houses, Chinese Temple, streets and parks. Fairly level and slow walking. View|
|6 Mar, Tue 9:19AM||Glenbrook to Penrith|
|(Shirley’s Group) Jim W.|
|Walk via the Bluff Reserve, Lapstone and along the Nepean River to Penrith shops. Train return to city. Carry morning tea, lunch and water for a full day walk. Moderate pace. Some rough bushtracks, uneven and loose surfaces, steps, streets, parks/reserves. View|
|6 Mar, Tue 9:00AM||Parma Creek|
|Mountain-bike ride led by Herbert Frey & Leslie Reddacliff. Ride on gravel roads and fire trails (some quite steep and stony) to visit waterfalls on Parma Creek and its tributaries. Small section of bitumen on Turpentine Road.
Map: Sassafras 89271N, Nowra 90283S, and Huskisson 90274N View
|7 Mar, Wed 10:19AM||Glenbrook to Lapstone|
|Level ramble from Glenbrook to Lapstone. View|
|8 Mar, Thu 9:03AM||Somersby Falls|
|Explore the falls and surrounding areas.
National Parks of NSW details.
Location: Somersby Falls and Brisbane Water NP Limit: 5. View
|9 Mar, Fri 9:22AM||Horse Track|
|Evans Lookout, Horse Track and back to Evans Lookout via Rodriguez Pass. Rough and steep.
Map: Katoomba Limit: 15. View
|10 Mar, Sat 11:34AM||Central Coast – Terrigal Area|
|(Jean’s Group) Margery W.|
|Walk to Country Club end of Terrigal Lagoon, then cross beach to Wamberal Lagoon Wetland. Possible swim. Bus and train return. View|
|10 Mar, Sat 9:30AM||Kangaroo Valley|
|Paddle up Bundanoon and Sandy Creek from Tallowa Dam on Lake Yurunga and return. Beautiful scenery and swimming. Wind. PFD compulsory. View|
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