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1 Jul, Sun 8:00AM Milsons Point to Manly via The Spit
Grade:3/6 Length 33km  200m Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFast pace | A trip where the leaders will set a fast pace.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.We walk in bushland with spectacular flora and coastal views. Opportunity to see whales. This is a long walk but you have the option to exit at various points. Geoffrey has done this walk many times and would like to share it with others. To reward ourselves, we'll have coffee/dinner at Chinatown(optional). Please join and support the first walk that he leads for NPA. Bring drinks, snacks and lunch. Water refill stations available along the way. Slippery sections.
Location: Sydney Harbour Limit: 20. View

1 Jul, Sun Mt Keira ascent
Grade:3/6 Length 4km Illawarra Branch
Helen W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longMt Keira ascent - Mt Keira Scout Camp to Mt Keira summit and return via Dave Walsh and Mt Keira Ring Tracks. Morning tea along the way. Part of the special events associated with the NPA NSW State Council meeting being hosted in the Illawarra at Mt Keira Scout Camp. View

1 Jul, Sun 8:30AM Murrays Beach to Cape St George Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 11km Milton Branch
Denise D.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk from Murrays Beach car park to Governor Head then south through heathland and forest to the ruins of Cape St George Lighthouse and return via Hole in the Wall. Great coastal views.
Map: Sussex Inlet 90274S View

1 Jul, Sun 11:45AM Spit Junction to Manly
Grade:3/6 Length 10km Branch
David.S
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.This iconic coastal walk takes you from middle harbour through coastal rainforest and scrub, across beautiful beaches and boardwalks into the heart of Manly. A walk with varied terrain and impressive views this is one not to be missed! Invite your friends: https://www.facebook.com/events/245911009503737/
Location: Northern Beaches View

2 Jul, Mon 9:35AM Horseshoe Falls View
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  400m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Ridgewell Rd Trail, Hat Hill Creek Trail, and Bellington Trail. Includes a crossing of Hat Hill Creek and a short section of track with some nice views over Hat Hill Creek. From the old airfield, now an off the leash dog area, descend to Boyds Beach on Popes Glen Creek. Out and back from here to view the Horseshoe Falls from the Pupit Hill Track. Back to Blackheath via Popes Glen. Creek crossings could be slippery. Some sections muddy. Loose and clayey surfaces encountered on steep sections.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 20. View

3 Jul, Tue 9:39AM Marayong – Breakfast Creek – Lake Woodcroft – Doonside
Grade:1/6 Length 8.5km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
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.Walk along streets, cycleways, paths, nice parklands and Lake Woodcroft. Mostly flat. Option to catch bus to Blacktown Station after 6.5km or 2km further walk to Doonside Station. Train return to city. View

3 Jul, Tue 9:30AM Mt Alexandra Circuit
Grade:4/6 Length 11km  700m Southern Highlands Branch
David W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Date Changed) Mt Alexander Circuit - Red Track. This walk follows the track through forest, along creeks and beneath the M5 Motorway. The Nattai River and Gibbergunyah Creek are crossed on the way. There are views and waterfalls along the route. Rough track, steep steps, slippery rocks and 4 creek crossings.
Location: Mt Alexander NR
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 20. View

3 Jul, Tue 3:30PM Understorey
Branch
Janine K.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.NPA’s film 'Understorey' directed by David Gallan will be highlighted at the Australian Historical Association's annual conference at the Australian National University in July 2018. Academic historians from universities around Australia will gather and have the opportunity to view 'Understorey' and listen to an expert academic panel about the political, social and ecological issues raised in the 'Understorey'. Tom Griffiths, Professor of History and Director of the Centre for Environmental History at the Australian National University will chair the panel discussion of 'Understorey'. View

4 Jul, Wed 9:30AM Annandale to Glebe Point
Length 3km Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) 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 Annandale to Glebe Point. View

4 Jul, Wed 9:00AM Matron Porter Drive to Garrad’s Reserve
Grade:1/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Paul B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk on trails through forest to return to meeting point, with maybe a short diversion to Narrawallee Inlet. This is a very gentle downhill walk most of the way. Bring refreshments to have at Narawallee Inlet on the site of the old Oyster Farm. View

4 Jul, Wed Wentwort Falls Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  350m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Updated Details) Due to the continuing closure of Wentworth and Roberts passes the alternate route will include the Kings Tableland loop from Rocket Point and the Short Cut Track to the Conservation Hut and continue to Inspiration Point via Lilians Bridge. Similar Distance, less ascent. (Original plan was) From Wentworth Falls Station follow Darwins Walk then descend to Wentworth Falls. Continue down Slacks Stairs and along Wentworth Pass. Branch off to Roberts Pass and ascend to Inspiration Point with good lookouts. Walk past the Fairmont Resort and follow the Nature Trail back to Wentworth Falls.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S View

5 Jul, Thu 10:00AM Book presentation to NPA
Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Margaret B.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Jean’s Group will present the 2 Photo Books which are a compilation of treasured moments over several years of walking with Jean Blackman. All welcome. Option to take lunch to suitable green space on Light Rail route. Coffee at the Tramsheds. View

5-7 Jul, Thu (10:00AM)-Sat (15:00PM) Colo River
Grade:4/6 Length 17km  400m Sydney Branch
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Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.From Hollow Rock on the Culoul Range, descend Bob Buck Pass 7 and following the river for two leisurely days along the beautiful Colo, camping in overhangs. Exit via Crawfords Pass. No need to carry water or tents.  Steep descent, walking poles useful. Small rockface step-up on exit.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Six Brothers 90314S Limit: 5. View

6 Jul, Fri 8:25AM Pisgah Ridge to Glenbrook
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  350m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked) Easy walk along Pisgah Ridge. Rough track then to cross Breakfast Creek and up to Bennett Ridge. Make way to Euroka Clearing. Walk to station. Mostly on tracks. Some rough tracks with a bit of scrambling. Some off-track. Creek crossings.
Map: Penrith 90303N Limit: 15. View

6 Jul, Fri 9:58AM Watsons Bay to Bronte
Grade:2/6 Length 11km Sydney Branch
(Shirley’s Group) Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Coastal cliff walk from The Gap to Bronte Beach. Parks, walkways, steep sections with steps. Moderate pace. At finish a bus to Bondi Junction Station. View

7-8 Jul, Sat (08:30AM)-Sun (16:00PM) Six Foot Track
Grade:3/6 Length 20km  250m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA pack walk in the Megalong Valley along a section of the Six Foot Track. Lovely scenery and a great campsite next to the Coxs River.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 12. View

8 Jul, Sun 9:00AM Burrill Lake to Narrawallee
Grade:3/6 Length 16km Milton Branch
Evelyn M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPossible for some to leave walk at Ulladulla. Walk encompasses beaches, headlands, heathland and bush with many lovely coastal views. http://greatsouthcoastwalk.net/
Map: Milton 89272N and Tabourie 89272S View

8 Jul, Sun 10:00AM Community Forum on Biodiversity
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Anyone interested in the future of nature in the Central West would be welcome to attend. There will be speakers from National Parks Association, Nature Conservation Council, the Environment Defenders’ Office and local experts, as well as discussion and workshops on two main themes: recent changes to land clearing legislation affecting biodiversity (morning) and Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area: a case study in conservation (with reference to the draft plan of management - and a possible new major bike track development - due to be on exhibition soon). View

8 Jul, Sun Nattai NP
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  300m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk Mt Alexandra Reserve and edge of Nattai NP to 40’ Falls and Boxvale Lookout and return. A nice varied walk in the "wilderness" close to town.
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 15. View

9 Jul, Mon 9:55AM Little Zig Zag
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  375m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Pulpit Rock, Bushranger Cave, Little Zig Zag, Mt Piddington. Old track, poorly maintained. Rock scrambling.
Location: Mt Victoria
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N and Hartley 89304N Limit: 20. View

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