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1-2 Sep, Sat (08:30AM)-Sun (15:00PM) Colo Meroo overnight walk
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  600m Sydney Branch
Kris M.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.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)(Changed Transport Details) Starting from the trackhead on Sams Way in Mt Lagoon, we will follow Mailes Ridge down to the Colo River for an overnight camp at the Meroo Campground. Spectacular views of the river and Wollemi NP. The final descent is steep, rocky and uneven, but worth it! Some undulations and rocky sections with a final steep uneven climb down to the campground.
Location: Colo River
Map: Mountain Lagoon 90313S Limit: 10. View

1 Sep, Sat 9:59AM Doonside – Nurragingy Reserve
Grade:2/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Streets, tracks, parks, nice bush. Return to Doonside Station for train to city / Blacktown (coffee stop). View

1 Sep, Sat 7:30AM Perrys Lookdown to Pierces Pass
Grade:5/6 Length 22km  1,300m Sydney Branch
Nicola L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFast pace | A trip where the leaders will set a fast pace.Perrys Lookdown - Blue Gum Forest - Grose River - Hungerford Track - Pierces Pass Picnic Area - return.  A strong and picturesque walk, with two big ascents of around 600m: Pierces Pass late morning and the burn up Perrys Lookdown to finish. Reasonable track, river crossing (we usually get over OK on the rocks). Joint walk with SBW.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 7. View

1 Sep, Sat 9:00AM Six Foot Track
Grade:2/6 Length 12km  300m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
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)Stage 2 of the entire Six Foot Track, meandering down to the Coxs River before returning the same way.
Location: Megalong Limit: 12. View

2 Sep, Sun 1:00PM Alex Colley Symposium 2018
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Speaker: Andy Macqueen. Speach title: Re-Imagining Wilderness: Finding Soul in a Dystopian World. Andy will present challenging ideas about perceptions of wilderness, and how the road ahead should be tackled. Following Andy’s talk, delicious complimentary food and drink will be provided, as part of the Colong Foundation’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations. Register here. View

2 Sep, Sun 8:30AM Rusden-Florance Head Circuit
Grade:4/6 Length 14km Milton Branch
Bob B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longLed by Bob and Celia Black. Walk to Rusden Head, then follow cliffline (rough track) all the way around to Florance Head, visiting Jindelara Falls enroute. Optional excursions down the two South-West passes.
Map: Milton 89272N Limit: 12. View

3 Sep, Mon 9:35AM Centennial Glen & Porters Pass
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  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.Fort Rock, Centennial Glen, Fairy Grotto, Colliers Causeway, Porters Pass. Old tracks require sustained concentration, creek crossings, rock scrambling, muddy sections.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

3-11 Sep, Mon-Tue Gems west of the mountains
Grade:4/6 Length 4km Milton Branch
Peter W.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longAccommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.(Nearly fully booked) Based at Lithgow and Rylstone we shall spend 9 days pagoda hopping and exploring some very interesting and scenic locations. Caravan, cabin, motel or camp. Evans Crown, Gouches Crater, Hassans Walls, Deep Pass, BlackFellows Hands, Blackmans Crown, Dunns Swamps Pagodas and Ferntree Gully Nature Reserve. All of the walks are short possibly 4km or less but you will need to be agile, enjoy exploring. Climbing and scrambling, can be some exposure at heights.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP Limit: 12. View

3 Sep, Mon North Narrabeen to Manly
Grade:3/6 Length 17km Sydney Branch
Carole B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longMostly beach walking North Narrabeen to Dee Why, some bushtracks and footpaths. Minimal climbs. Good views. Joint walk with Bush Club.
Map: Walking Coastal Sydney View

4 Sep, Tue 8:53AM Brisbane Water NP
Grade:3/6 Length 12km 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.Led by Jim Ward / Shirley Hillier. Walk to Pindar Cave, long steep climb at start, steps other steep sections, rough & rocky bush tracks (wet & muddy at times). Return to Wondabyne Station. Moderate pace. Carry morning tea, lunch & water for the day. View

4 Sep, Tue 11:36AM Galston – Fagan Park – Galston
Grade:2/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Streets then explore Fagan Park. Possible short bushwalk/s in Carrs Bush. Ups and downs, steps. Bus return to Castle Hill Interchange, then choice of buses to Pennant Hills / Beecroft / Macquarie Park / Parramatta / Blacktown / city. Coffee at Galston / Castle Hill (depending on bus time). View

4 Sep, Tue 8:02AM Milsons Point to Wollstonecraft
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  250m Southern Highlands Branch
2038
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Train to Milsons Point Station, walk around Lavender Bay, Balls Head and Berry Island to Wollstonecraft Station. Even walk, few rocks and up and down bush track. Limit: 12. View

5 Sep, Wed 9:35AM Balmain East to White Bay
Length 4km 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.Ramble Balmain East to White Bay. Some hills. View

5 Sep, Wed 9:00AM Little Forest Farm Wander
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Barry T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longLed by Barry & Penny Tomkinson. Explore the fields and hills of the Little Valley around Duckpond, and saunter along the twists and turns of the Yackungarrah Creek. Coffee after at Penny and Barry’s.
Map: Milton 89272N View

5 Sep - 7 Oct, Wed-Sun Slovenia and Croatia hiking and cycling
Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Cycle | A cycling tripWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Fully Booked) A trip to Slovenia and Croatia from 5 Sept to 7 Oct 2018. Need to be able to do the entire trip and to carry a 10-12 kg pack for 5 days in the Julian Alps in Slovenia, staying in hotels and mountain huts. This hike commences and finishes in Bled and is medium difficulty involving a 11km, 620m ascent; 10.5km, 1100m ascent; 11km, 700m descent; 8.5km, 340m ascent and a 18km, 1200m descent. There are two cycles. The first one is from Ljubljana in Slovenia to Porec in northern Croatia. Cycling for 9 days with daily distances from 35km to 57km. The second cycle is in the islands of Kvarner Bay in the northern Adriatic. It is a cruise and cycle covering 5 islands with cycling distances between 21km and 45km, difficulty grade 2 to grade 4. For itinerary and further information contact Adrian Jones. View

6 Sep, Thu 10:36AM Kincumba Mountain Reserve
Grade:2/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Margery W.
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.Rough tracks, climbs, rocks, views, tall forest. Climb to Honeymans Rock, continue via Yanina Cave and track to Colin Watters Lookout and Nyari Lookout. Descend to Bronzewing Drive Exit and Erina Fair. Bus return to Gosford, train return to city. View

7 Sep, Fri 9:55AM Ikara Head
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  250m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Ikara Head and Girraween Cave. Rough track.
Location: Mount Victoria
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View

7 Sep, Fri Newnes Galleries
Length 6km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark at Little Capertee Creek Camping Ground and walk up Cathedral Canyon. Once on top, explore the area to the east and north east, which I named on a previous walk Newnes Galleries. Return the same way. Scrambling and exposure. Partly exploratory. 6M.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S View

8 Sep, Sat 10:00AM Chasing the waratahs
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  450m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Jointly led by Kevin Cliffe and Esther Chow. No need to contact leaders but be on time because we won't wait. The majestic Waratah flowers were spotted by bushwalkers last Sunday at this track. We should be able to see the beautiful red Waratah flowers as well as other wildflowers on this bushwalk from Woy Woy to Pearl Beach. This walk has fantastic views too. We will get taxis to start of bushwalk to avoid a boring 4km street walk. At the end of walk at Pearl Beach, we can have takeaway fish & chips or a picnic on the beach. Bring money(small denomination), snacks, water, sunscreen, and insect repellent. Slippery sections
Location: Brisbane Waters
Map: Brisbane Waters Limit: 12. View

8 Sep, Sat 9:00AM Conimbla NP
Lachlan Valley Branch
Graeme and Liz M.
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)2 walks will run concurrently on the day and walkers can choose which to join, meeting up again in the afternoon. Ironbark Track, Medium, 4 kms, leader Merran Cannon OR Ironbark Track to Cherry Creek and return via the fire trail, Hard, 9kms, leaders Graeme and Liz MacRaild. Walkers are reminded to bring along enough food and water for the entire day as well as suitable clothing, footwear, hat and sunscreen. A pair of good binoculars and a fold up chair is recommended. We spend lots of time watching birds and spiders. Please contact the listed walk leader the night before the walk if you intend to come. A $2.00 donation for each walker is appreciated. View

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