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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.(NEW!!!) 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 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

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 | a trip 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 | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.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

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.(NEW!!!) 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 9:19AM Glenbrook to Penrith
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) 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

7 Mar, Wed 10:19AM Glenbrook – 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

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.(NEW!!!) Evans Lookout, Horse Track and back to Evans Lookout via Rodriguez Pass. Rough and steep.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba Limit: 15. View

10 Mar, Sat 9:30AM Kangaroo Valley
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Illawarra Branch
Caryll S.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripSwim | A trip that involves swimming(NEW!!!) Paddle up Bundanoon and Sandy Creek from Tallowa Dam on Lake Yurunga and return. Beautiful scenery and swimming. Wind. PFD compulsory. View

10-11 Mar, Sat (08:30AM)-Sun (15:00PM) Starlight Track
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  300m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.A short full pack walk from Hilltop, near Mittagong, down the Starlight Track to camp on the Nattai River (Macarthur Flat). Lovely scenery and a great campsite in the valley with tall cliffs around.
Location: Nattai NP Limit: 15. View

12 Mar, Mon 9:03AM Dantes Glen
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  300m 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.(NEW!!!) North Lawson. Fairy Falls, Echo Bluff, Frederica Falls, Empire Pass, Dantes Glen. Rough track.
Location: Lawson
Map: Katoomba Limit: 20. View

13 Mar, Tue 9:15AM Bungoona Lookout
Grade:3/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Circular walk via Savilles Creek and Temptation Creek Tracks, Bungoona Lookout and return to Loftus Station. Carry morning tea, lunch and water for a full day walk. Moderate pace. Rough, rocky and loose surfaces, steep climbs and descents, bushtracks, fire trails. View

13 Mar, Tue 9:30AM Gunrock Creek Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  150m Southern Highlands Branch
John A.
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)
Gunrock Creek Fire Trail meanders though forest to Gunrock Creek. Views of the falls are possible with a little scrambling.  A lovely lunch spot overlooks Bundanoon Creek.
Rough Track, slippery rocks, unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Meryla State Forest and Morton NP
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 20. View

14 Mar, Wed 10:00AM Meadowbank – Rydalmere
Grade:2/6 Length 3km Sydney Branch
Bob S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longLevel ramble from Meadowbank to Rydalmere. View

15-25 Mar, Thu (06:00AM)-Sun (18:00PM) Great Ocean Walk, Victoria
Grade:3/6 Length 104km  500m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Camp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longJames Moule will be leading the moderately paced 7 day walks from Apollo Bay (staying in a big house) using car shuffle. We shall walk 104 km in total with length of day walks ranging  from 10 km to 22 km. Car pool from Sydney to one night stay near Wangaratta on 15th before continuing to Apollo Bay and also on return (24th). 10 deposits are taken. You are welcome to put your name on the waitlist. Rain, wind, slippery and uneven sections.
Location: Victoria
Map: Great Otway NP Limit: 10. View

15 Mar, Thu 10:00AM Riverview Road, Kentlyn
Grade:1/6 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.Family | A trip that is planned to cater for children and their parents.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Not far, not fast. Easy walk on a fire trail to spectacular spot overlooking a beach on the Georges River, and Platypus Pool. Take time to enjoy wildflowers. Bring along a teaspoon, and you can discover "Ant Lions". Short hill. Roughish underfoot. Prickly bush, Bunyips.
Location: Georges River NP
Map: Campbelltown 90291N Limit: 20. View

15 Mar, Thu 6:00PM Sydney’s endangered forests
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.Sydney includes magnificent national parks and Blue Mountains World Heritage. However Sydney also includes many splendid urban forests and woodlands. Learn about the history of these forests and woodlands that include Sydney’s Cumberland Plain Woodland, Blue Gum High Forest, Turpentine-Ironbark Forest, Eastern Suburbs Banksia Scrub and the Blue Mountains Hanging Swamps. Be staggered by how much has been lost but inspired by how much can be saved. Tutor: Janine Kitson. Bookings essential. Contact WEA, SYDNEY Ph: (02) 9264 2781 E: info@weasydney.nsw.edu.au www.weasydney.com.au View

16 Mar, Fri 8:24AM Glenbrook Gorge
Grade:4/6 Length 9km  220m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Rock hop down Glenbrook Gorge to Nepean River. Slippery rocks. Rock scrambling and creek crossings. Maybe some wading. Then follow rough track along the Nepean River and up to Lapstone Station.
Location: Glenbrook
Map: Penrith Limit: 15. View

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