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2 Aug, Thu 9:30AM Milton rainforest walk
Grade:2/6 Length 2km Milton Branch
Sheila B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longVery short but interesting walk through a remnant of old rainforest. Coffee at Milk Haus out along Croobyar Road, Milton on return.
Map: Milton 89272N View

2 Aug, Thu 10:00AM Minto
Length 3km  5m Macarthur Branch
Beth M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFamily | A trip that is planned to cater for children and their parents.Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Not far, not fast. An easy stroll through sandstone woodland to the Georges River. A little visited section of the river, with interesting trees and shrubs. Identify a Geebung, and hear about the Geebung Polo Club. Short steep section. Prickly bushes, bunyips.
Location: Georges River NP
Map: Campbelltown 90291N Limit: 20. View

3 Aug, Fri 9:35AM Six Foot Track
Grade:2/6 Length 13km  600m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Part of the Six Foot Track from Megalong Road to Bowtells Swing Bridge on Coxs River. Bring a torch just in case.
Map: Hampton 89304S Limit: 15. View

4 Aug, Sat 1:00PM Mount Bushwalker
Grade:2/6 Length 8km Milton Branch
Fiona S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom Bushwalker car park walk to Mt Bushwalker possibly exploring Gaolhouse Pass enroute. Some of the best views in the Budawangs, and no hills to climb!
Location: Morton NP
Map: Tianjara 89271S View

5 Aug, Sun 9:00AM Berrara Creek Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 11km Milton Branch
Denise D.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCircuit walk from North Bendalong to Berrara, including creek, waterfall, forest and Monument Beach.
Map: Sussex Inlet 90274S View

6 Aug, Mon 8:55AM Springwood to Blaxland
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  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.(NEW!!!) Springwood to Blaxland via Bunyan Lookout. Magdala Creek, Kings Link Trail, Bunyan Lookout then follow ridge north of Saint Helena Gully to Ross Cres, Blaxland. Creek crossings. Some steep and rough sections.
Map: Penrith 90303N Limit: 20. View

7 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Manning Lookout & Cyrstal Pool
Grade:3/6 Length 6km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longManning Lookout to Crystal Pool. The walk begins at Manning Lookout near Fitzroy Falls. Here there are great views over Kangaroo Valley. The walk then follows the escarpment past several view points and along a fence line across a couple of small creeks to Crystal Pool. The water leaves the pool to fall over the escarpment into the valley below. Return by the same route. Indistinct and easily lost track, rough track, fallen trees, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 15. View

8-16 Aug, Wed-Thu Foster
Milton Branch
Peter W.
Cycle | A cycling tripPaddle | A canoe or kayak tripCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)(Fully Booked) Four day paddles and 3 days cycling based at a caravan park so you can caravan, cabin or camp. Two day paddles around the lake and its creek systems, upper Myall Lakes at Neranie and Smith Lake. 3 days bike riding around Foster and forestry tracks. Participants can chose to simply cycle or paddle however the weather may determine activities  each day. Priority will be given to those wishing to both cycle and paddle. Paddlers must be competent and equipped for open water paddling. PFDs compulsory. If we ride some forestry trails those rides will be more suited to hybrid or mountain bikes. Limit: 18. View

8 Aug, Wed 9:49AM Pulpit Rock at Blackheath
Grade:3/6 Length 11km Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) Sophie A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Walk part of Hat Hill Rd then down to Pulpit Rock and onto bush track along the cliff and back to Blackheath through Popes Glen. Some road walking, bush tracks, some rough, some muddy, 1 creek crossing, steps up and down, beautiful views. View

8 Aug, Wed 9:00AM Yatte Yattah NR – a botanical walk with Landcare
Grade:3/6 Length 2km Milton Branch
Fiona S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longAn opportunity to stroll with local native plant expert David Bland and Landcarers through this stunning remnant rainforest. View

10 Aug, Fri 8:30AM Pippas Pass to Duck Hole
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  180m 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!!!) Pippas Pass then down to Glenbrook Creek and head downstream. Exit at the Duck Hole. Some steep sections. Overgrown and rocky.
Location: Blaxland
Map: Springwood 90304S and Penrith 90303N Limit: 15. View

11 Aug, Sat 7:30AM Pantoneys Crown from the Capertee Valley
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  520m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPantoneys Crown is quite simply one of the best walks in the Gardens of Stone National Park and the 360 degree view from the summit is worth every ounce of energy getting there! We will access the Crown via a friendly property owner in the Capertee Valley, the shortest and easiest route. Interested parties might want to stay at the Capertee (Royal) hotel the night before. Rock scrambling and off-track walking. I'll take a safety tape for backup.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S Limit: 15. View

12 Aug, Sun 9:00AM Bushwalker Track Working Bee
Length 7km Milton Branch
Barry T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longLed by Barry Tomkinson & NPWS. Tasks to be carried during out the day under the guidance of NPWS staff. Morning tea and lunch will be eaten on the track and we will regroup at about 2:30pm for afternoon tea at the car park.
Map: Tianjara 89271S View

12 Aug, Sun Cronulla to Fox Studios
Grade:3/6 Length 62km Sydney Branch
Rob & Jayne G.
Cycle | A cycling trip(NEW!!!) Approximately 62 kms return, Cronulla to Fox Studios return, mainly flat riding. Combination of cycle paths and cycle road lanes. Some traffic, but mostly quiet streets. Must be confident riding on roads. Bring picnic lunch or buy lunch at Fox Studios. Markets at Fox Studios may be open so bring your pannier bags if you want to shop for some treats. Bring water and sun cream. No helmet - no go! Combined activity with Sutherland Bushwalking Club, National Parks Association, Bush Club and St George Bicycle User Group. View

12 Aug, Sun 9:30AM Waterways of the Illawarra 3: Collins Creek
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  100m Illawarra Branch
Helen W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Our third creek exploration from the mouth to the escarpment, walking on paths, roads and through parkland. Collins Creek has been extensively modified and redirected through the suburb of Woonona, but we can still trace its path through various stages of urban development. Possible overgrown and boggy sections.
Location: Wollongong
Map: Bulli 90292N Limit: 15. View

14 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Gerringong Falls
Grade:3/6 Length 17km  630m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longBudderoo Track to Gerringong Falls. The walk follows the Budderoo Fire trail for 6kms to a locked gate on the right. Through the gate is a relatively unused fire trail which deteriorates to a single track leading to Gerringong Creek. Follow the creek along to the falls. Rough track, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Budderoo NP
Map: Robertson 90284N Limit: 20. View

15 Aug, Wed 9:00AM Giriwa Bagan Walking Trail, Burrill Lake
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Barry T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longLed by Barry & Penny Tomkinson. New cultural walk on shores of Burrill Lake. 4 kms with new interpretive signs. Hopefully to be led by NPWS Ranger.
Map: Tabourie 89272S View

18-19 Aug, Sat (08:30AM)-Sun (14:00PM) Hawkesbury River Kayak and Camp
Grade:3/6 Length 14km Sydney Branch
Kris M.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripFirst time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Paddling from Mooney Mooney up the Hawkesbury River to camp overnight at Marramarra. Partly open waters. Camping gear, food and drinking water to be carried in kayak. PFD's compulsory. Own kayak and some experience required. Limit: 8. View

19 Aug, Sun Little Forest Plateau
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  100m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longJoin in on Illawarra’s annual excursion to the Little Forest Plateau section of Morton NP. Mt Bushwalker, Gadara Point and Ngaityung Falls. The easiest way to enjoy the vista of the Budawang Ranges – a wilderness experience. Some scratchy sections.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Tianjara 89271S and Milton 89272N Limit: 12. View

19 Aug, Sun 6:30AM The Castle
Grade:5/6 Length 17km Milton Branch
Leslie R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longLed by Herbert Frey & Leslie Reddacliff. Ascend via Kaliana Ridge, follow track west around base and ascend to Castle Saddle. Final climb to top, rope assisted. Traverse to eastern end for views over Byangee for lunch. Agility and a head for heights essential. Return via Meakins Pass.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Corang 89273N View

21 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Kangaroo River Fire trail
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe Kangaroo River Fire trail leads from Tallowa Dam Road down to Lake Yarungah. The fire trail winds through forest with beautiful ferns and interesting rock formations to a lovely lunch place on the banks of Lake Yarungah. Return by the same route. Rough fire trail and fallen trees.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Burrier 89282N Limit: 20. View

21 Aug, Tue 10:00AM Kangaroo Valley mountain bike ride
Grade:3/6 Length 35km Milton Branch
Leslie R.
Cycle | A cycling tripLed by Herbert Frey & Leslie Reddacliff. Ride on cycleways, quiet sealed and gravel roads through scenic Kangaroo Valley following the upper Kangaroo River. Lunch at Flatrock Pool and return same route.
Map: Kangaroo Valley 90284S View

22 Aug, Wed Wentworth Falls to Leura
Grade:4/6 Length 20km Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Start at locked gate on Kedumba Valley Road. Descend to Jamison Creek and then long ascent on Sublime Point Trail. Lots of ups and downs with numerous stairs towards Leura. Good fire trail walking with great 360° views taking in Mt Solitary, Kedumba Walls and the Three Sisters. Finish at Leura Cascades Car park.
Location: Blue Mountains NP View

23 Aug, Thu 8:55AM St Ives to Belrose
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  285m Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Sue W.
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.Along Treeloppers Tip, Bare Creek and Heath Trails. Route map.
Location: Garigal NP View

26 Aug, Sun 8:30AM Pretty Beach & Durras Mountain
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Milton Branch
Peter F.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom NPWS Pretty Beach car park, ascend Durras Mtn along forest tracks. Descend to coast via the east trail and return via coast. Some rock – hopping. One of the best walks in the region! Note early start to beat the heat and leave time for leisurely lunch, swim/snorkel at Snake Bay.
Map: Kioloa 89261N View

28 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Ahearn’s Lookout
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  500m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longAherns Lookout is found by following the beginning of Starlights Track. Take a left fork leading to Rocky Waterholes Lookout and just past this junction look for a right turn which meanders along the ridge to Aherns Lookout. This gives views over the Nattai with Mt Jellore easily identified. Return by the same route. Rough track, fallen trees and unfenced cliffs.
Location: Nattai NP
Map: Hilltop 8929-2N Limit: 20. View

29 Aug, Wed 9:00AM Conjola Cave
Grade:3/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Barry T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longExploratory ramble with local historian Barrie Wilford to explore some lesser known caves in the Conjola area. Coffee afterwards.
Map: Tianjara 89271S View

29 Aug, Wed 9:37AM Springwood Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) Sylvia C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Lovely bush with a few creek crossings. View

31 Aug, Fri 7:30AM Hornsby to Mt Kuring-gai
Grade:4/6 Length 24km  1,300m 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!!!) Mostly follows the Great North Walk along Berowra Creek. A variety of track types are to be encountered. Note the distance and amount of climbing to be done. Bring a torch and extra food and water just in case.
Map: Hornsby 91304S Limit: 15. View


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