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1 Mar, Thu 10:00AM Ingleburn Weir
Length 3km  5m Macarthur Branch
Beth M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Family | A trip that is planned to cater for children and their parents.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.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
Branch
Janine K.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Educational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.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: info@weasydney.nsw.edu.au www.weasydney.com.au View

2 Mar, Fri 8:25AM Euroka Clearing and Portal Waterhole
Grade:2/6 Length 6km  150m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.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.
Location: Glenbrook
Map: Penrith Limit: 15. View

3-5 Mar, Sat-Mon Growee Gulf to Goat Mountain in Bylong Labyrinth
Grade:6/6 Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longNote: 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
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  230m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.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
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  300m Illawarra Branch
Col M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk 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
Grade:1/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.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
Grade:2/6 Length 10km Milton Branch
Barry T.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEnjoy 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
Grade:3/6 Length 65km  850m Sydney Branch
Greg L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.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
Grade:5/6 Length 50km Milton Branch
Peter W.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(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
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.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
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  400m Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.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.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba Limit: 20. View

6 Mar, Tue 9:30AM Glebe to Fishmarket
Grade:1/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Judith H.
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.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
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Sydney Branch
(Shirley’s Group) Jim W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.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
Grade:3/6 Length 35km Milton Branch
Leslie R.
Cycle | A cycling tripMountain-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
Grade:2/6 Length 4km Sydney Branch
Bob S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Level ramble from Glenbrook to Lapstone. View

8 Mar, Thu 9:03AM Somersby Falls
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
Sue W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.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
Grade:4/6 Length 16km  700m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Evans Lookout, Horse Track and back to Evans Lookout via Rodriguez Pass. Rough and steep.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba Limit: 15. View

9 Mar, Fri 9:00AM North Narrabeen to Manly
Grade:3/6 Length 17km  150m Sydney Branch
Carole B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Mostly beach and some street walking. Great Coastal scenery.
Location: Northern Beaches
Map: Walking Coastal Sydney Limit: 15. View

10 Mar, Sat 11:34AM Central Coast – Terrigal Area
Grade:2/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Margery W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Walk to Country Club end of Terrigal Lagoon, then cross beach to Wamberal Lagoon Wetland. Possible swim. Bus and train return. View

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