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2 Sep, Sun 8:00AM Harbour Circle Part 2
Grade:3/6 Length 16km  200m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.

This is Part 2 of a 60 km, four-day walk, circling Sydney Harbour with the Sydney Harbour and Gladesville Bridges as its eastern and western points. This walk is co-led by Sheila Walker and Esther Chow. Part 2 starts from Greenwich Wharf to Woolwich Wharf. This is a magnificent walk focusing on the Harbour itself – the expanse of water, the bridges, islands, urban bushland and city skyline. The route winds along parts of the foreshore, into bays and on to headlands, through bush, along historic streets and over grand bridges. Bring water, snacks and lunch.

Some slippery sections.
Location: Sydney Harbour
Map: Walk Coastal Sydney Limit: 12. View

3 Sep, Mon 9:35AM Centennial Glen and 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.(NEW!!!) 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:3/6 Length 4km Milton Branch
Peter W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.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, Goochs 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

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 - 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

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.(NEW!!!) Ikara Head and Girraween Cave. Rough track.
Location: Mount Victoria
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View

8 Sep, Sat Cycle the M7
Grade:3/6 Length 50km Sydney Branch
Rob & Jayne G.
Cycle | A cycling tripApprox 50 kms return, Casula to Rooty Hill return, cycle path all the way. Lunch at Rooty Hill Pub (Lone Pine Tavern). An enjoyable ride with some hills. 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

8-9 Sep, Sat (08:30AM)-Sun (15:00PM) Kalianna Ridge to the Monolith Valley and return
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  800m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis is one of our states classic walks featuring the spectacular and photogenic Monolith Valley which we will reach via the iconic Kalianna Ridge Track. Everywhere you look on this walk you'll be rewarded with unparalled views of some of our finest landforms! Tents not needed as we camp in the aptly named Sunrise cave. Steep track in some parts.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Corang 89273N Limit: 12. View

10 Sep, Mon 9:29AM Medlow Bath to Blackheath
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  100m 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!!!) Wonderland Track, Great Blue Mountains Trail, Mermaids Cave. Mostly fire trail and road. Steep down to Mermaids Cave.
Location: Medlow Bath Limit: 20. View

11 Sep, Tue 9:30AM The Boxvale Track
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  450m Southern Highlands Branch
Pamela W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA circuit walk which includes the Old Tramway Track, tunnel and lookout giving views towards the Blue Mountains. Rough tracks, creek crossings, slippery rocks and some steep sections.
Location: Mt Alexander NR
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 20. View

12 Sep, Wed 9:39AM Carlingford to Telopea
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.Downhill ramble Carlingford to Telopea. View

15-16 Sep, Sat (12:00PM)-Sun (16:00PM) Events at Ahimsa
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.The events at ‘Ahimsa’ provides a rare opportunity to visit the property and learn more about its background. There is no charge to attend. The National Trust Marie Byles exhibition panels will be on display at ‘Ahimsa’ and tell the story of Marie’s extraordinary life and interests. The panels will be on display from 12 noon to 4pm on 15 and 16 September, and combined with a Sunday afternoon Spring wildflower walk in Pennant Hills Park organised by the Beecroft-Cheltenham Civic Trust followed by afternoon tea in the Hut of Happy Omen. View

17 Sep, Mon 9:03AM North Lawson Trail
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.(NEW!!!) Echo Bluff, Frederica Falls, North Lawson Trail, Lawson Swamp and Sunset Rock. Fire trail with loose surface. Sections of rough steep track.
Location: Lawson
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

18 Sep, Tue 9:30AM Griffith Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Griffiths Walk is a circuit walk through varied vegetation including forest and open heathland. A short detour to a lookout gives views along the coast. There are many birds and a lovely lunch spot by the creek. Rough track, slippery rocks and creek crossing.
Location: Barren Grounds NR
Map: Robertson 90284N Limit: 20. Best Walk: Griffiths Trail Loop Walk View

19 Sep, Wed 10:05AM Woy Woy area
Length 2km 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 Woy Woy area. View

21-27 Sep, Fri-Thu Mid North Coast Paddle Week
Milton Branch
Helen M.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Day paddles on lakes and rivers in the Forster area. Led by local paddler John Thorn; organised by Helen Moody. Joint activity with Illawarra Ramblers. Based at camp site. Day paddles 21/9 to 27/9, plus rest day. Travel days 20/9 & 28/9. These paddling events are very popular and book out quickly. Expressions of interest to Helen by email. M​ake own accommodation arrangements. ​Camp site will require a non-refundable deposit of one night’s accommodation. ​Experienced paddlers with sit in kayaks only. Spray skirts compulsory on open water at leader’s discretion. PFDs compulsory. Limit: 25. View

22 Sep, Sat 9:00AM Grass Tree Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe aptly named Grass Tree Circuit is full of variety and an abundance of wild flowers and as an added bonus on this trip we visit a large Aboriginal engravings site as a side trip. This alone is worth the entry price! Some rocky steep sections of track.
Location: Dharug NP
Map: Gunderman 91313S Limit: 15. View

24 Sep, Mon 9:42PM Engineers Cascade and Berghofers Pass
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  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.(NEW!!!) Pulpit Rock, Engineers Cascade then cross Highway and take Mt York Rd to Berghofers Pass. Down and back up Berghofers Pass. Return to Mt Vic Station. Small ladder and eroded steps to Engineers Cascade.
Location: Mount Victoria
Map: Hartley 89304N and Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 20. View

25 Sep, Tue 9:30AM Red Rocks Trig
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  420m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longRed Rocks Nature Reserve is on the top of Mt Camberwarra. A rough fire trail leads out to a trig point overlooking Kangaroo Valley. On the return a side track leads out to Brown Mountain Lookout over the coast. Aboriginal rubbings are seen on both tracks. Rough track, unfenced cliff edges, slippery after rain.
Location: Red Rocks NR
Map: Berry 90283N Limit: 20. View

26 Sep, Wed 6:00PM NPA Environmental Book Club
Sydney Branch
Anne D.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.We know we have some unusual marsupials but our birds are also special as Tim Low explores in our book for this meeting: Where song began: Australia’s Birds and How They Changed the World. (2014) View

26 Sep, Wed 8:00PM People power in the Powerful Owl Project
Southern Sydney Branch
Peter V.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Educational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Family | A trip that is planned to cater for children and their parents. The Powerful Owl Project is a citizen science project that provides a conduit for the community to learn about and get involved with owl and habitat conservation actions in the urban environments. Project Officer Beth Mott will share what we have learned about urban Powerful Owls in the last seven years, and what we can do to help keep them in our urban environments
Location: Multi Purpose Centre 123 Flora St Sutherland(nearBelmont St) View

29-30 Sep, Sat-Sun Blue Gum Forest
Branch
David.S
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)(NEW!!!) Overnight walk in the Blue Gum Forest with camping at Acacia Flat. We'll be carrying our tents, food and water. This is a great first overnight walk for beginners, and a lovely place to explore for those more familiar with long hikes.
Location: Blue Mountains NP View

29 Sep - 1 Oct, Sat-Mon Rusden head to Pigeon House Mtn and return
Grade:4/6 Length 30km  600m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.On this adventurous walk we will explore the upper pigeon house gorge and also do a daywalk to Pigeon House Mointain via rarely used firetrails and tracks. Our base is a very comfortable camp cave overlooking Mt Talaterang with water only metres away so you wont need a tent! Rock scrambling and off-track walking in parts
Location: Morton NP
Map: Corang 89273N Limit: 15. View

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