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11 May, Fri The Ravine South of Point Hatteras and more
Grade:5/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Postponed) Park on the plateau at GR 250 324. Walk on the fire trail and visit Mine in the Sky. Continue to Spot Height 1031m, then descend into the gorge to the east. Explore the gorge, eventually linking with Genowlan Mountain Trail at about GR 256 330. Next, visit The Grotto and Ladders Defile, before walking back to the vehicle. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

12 May, Sat 9:45AM Alex Colley and his Forest Vision
Branch
Janine K.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Turramurra to Sheldon Forest walk. FOKE (Friends of Ku-ring-gai Environment) Event. This Turramurra walk will highlight Ku-ring-gai's wilderness champion Alex Colley OAM (1909-2014) who worked tirelessly to ensure that NSW’s forests were loved, appreciated and protected into the future. Reflect on the paths he walked for conservation that involved the Sydney Bush Walkers, the Federation of Bush Walking Clubs, and even the Turramurra Branch of the Liberal Party who, in the 1960s, unanimously supported the saving of the Colong Caves in the southern Blue Mountains. Come and be inspired by Sheldon Forest – one of Sydney’s rarest urban forests. As well learn more about Turramurra’s heritage that includes the Little Village Park and the Hillview Conservation area. This FOKE walk is in partnership with the Colong Foundation for Wilderness where Alex Colley was Secretary for many years. 2018 celebrates the Colong Foundation for Wilderness’ 50th Anniversary. Bring hat, water & wear good walking shoes. If wet, wear raincoat and bring umbrella. View

12 May, Sat Cochrane Dam
Branch
Jamie B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA walk organised by Geehi Bushwalking Club. Contact leader for further details. View

12 May, Sat 9:23AM Concord West to Bicentennial Park
Grade:1/6 Length 6km 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.A return walk via streets, paths, boardwalks, ups & downs, lake, mangroves, parklands. Train return from Concord West to city. View

12-18 May, Sat (16:00PM)-Fri (16:00PM) Explore the Great Koala National Park
Grade:3/6 Illawarra Branch
Helen W.
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.The leader won the Great Koala National Park Getaway package in last year's NPA auction. We'll use the accommodation at Two Styx Cottages near Ebor for four nights then move on to Bellingen for another three. The area also includes some of NSW's most magnificent forests. We'll do a 10-15 km walk each day, guided by Oisin's recommendations. Expressions of interest by 6 April please.
Location: New England NP and Dorrigo NP Limit: 12. View

12 May, Sat Heathcote to Waterfall
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  110m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.From station follow roads and tracks to Pipeline Track. Follow scenic track along Heathcote Creek to Battery Causeway. Cross creek and follow Bullawarring Track to Waterfall stopping at pools and lookouts along the way. River crossings and slippery track conditions.
Location: Heathcote NP
Map: Campbelltown 90291N View

12 May, Sat Watsons Bay Breakfast Paddle
Grade:5/6 Length 15km Sydney Branch
Rob & Jayne G.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak trip(Cancelled) Kayak, Grade 5 (weather dependant), early start. Bring drinking water and breakfast. Kayak Port Jackson and Watsons Bay. Sea kayaks essential (contact leader to discuss suitable kayak and experience), start and finish at the beach near Robertson Park, Military Road, Watsons Bay. Paddle past Camp Cove, Bottle Glass Point, Shark Bay, Steele Point, Shark Island, Rose Bay then back to Watsons Bay. Conditions: Open water, tidal, some heavy traffic. PFDs compulsory. View

13 May, Sun 9:00AM Burrill Lake Bush
Grade:3/6 Length 13km Milton Branch
Peter F.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom Wildflower Reserve walk west to upper reaches of lake. Follow shoreline to boat ramp then fire trail and track to Cooper Creek. Some off-track to shoreline then to outskirts of Kings Point. Return to Wildflower Res via bush track. Figure of 8 walk can be varied. View

13 May, Sun 9:45AM Butterflies, Camellias and Blue Gums
Branch
Janine K.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Killara to Gordon Walk. FOKE (Friends of Ku-ring-gai Environment) Event. Discover the remarkable story of Dr Gustavus Athol Waterhouse (1877-1950), famed for his expertise on butterflies. Athol lived close to his famous younger brother - Professor Eben Gowrie Waterhouse whose home and garden ‘Eryldene’ is today one of the most significant and popular house and gardens to visit in Sydney. Athol’s house, ‘Allowrie’ was built in Stanhope Road around 1905. Its memorable gardens were once the site of a magnificent ‘butterfly garden’. It was also near to some of the best butterfly collecting places along the hill top bushland ridges of east Killara. This leisurely walk will wander along Killara’s streetscapes of camellias and blue gums. Perhaps even a butterfly may be spotted? The walk will finish at ‘Eryldene’ where visitors have the option to enter this beautiful camellia garden (entry fee $12 where Eryldene has arranged a special dedicated tour for those interested in joining this tour) or if they wish join a Mother's Day High Tea (bookings essential as this is Eryldene’s busiest day and the celebratory teas need to be pre-booked with Eryldene on (02) 9498 2271 or www.eryldene.org.au). Note the Garden Café will not be open over the Mother’s Day weekend). Bring hat, water & wear good walking shoes. If wet, wear raincoat and bring umbrella. View

13 May, Sun 8:30AM Mount Solitary Traverse
Grade:4/6 Length 20km  1,120m Sydney Branch
Kris 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)(Postponed) Starting at Kedumba Valley Road and finishing at the Golden Stairs. Walking the length of Mount Solitary and enjoying great views from lookout points. Steep ascent and descent with some rocky climbs to negotiate. Some steep and rocky sections.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Jamison 89302N Limit: 8. View

14 May, Mon 9:30AM Devils Hole
Grade:4/6 Length 11km  500m Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) John H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Foot track via Nellies Glen, Megalong Valley then return via Devils Hole. All tracked. Some very steep and rocky bits and steps.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

14 May, Mon 9:00AM North Narrabeen to Manly via Long Reef
Grade:3/6 Length 16km Sydney Branch
Carole B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk from North Narrabeen to Manly via Long Reef at low tide. Joint walk with Bush Club. View

15 May, Tue 7:00PM Bushwalking NSW General meeting – Warragamba dam wall
Branch
Bushwalking NSW
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.You are invited to the Bushwalking NSW May General Meeting. The keynote presentation: How can we keep the Warragamba dam wall as is? To be presented by Harry Burkitt, Colong Foundation & Alex Allchin, Bushwalking NSW. Hear about the latest in the NSW state government’s plans to raise the Warragamba Dam wall. The proposal would, during flood events, inundate 4,700 hectares of pristine World Heritage listed national parks and 65 kilometres of wild rivers - twice the length of the Franklin River that was under threat in the 1980s. How can bushwalkers help protect these precious, wild places? Come to learn about this issue from a bushwalker’s perspective and learn how you can take action! www.bushwalkingnsw.org.au View

15 May, Tue 10:11AM Douglas Park
Grade:2/6 Length 6km 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.Streets, parks, ups & downs, lovely district views, hopefully great autumn colours in this cute little town. Train return to Macarthur for coffee, train to city. View

15 May, Tue 9:30AM McPhails Fire Trail
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  450m Southern Highlands Branch
David W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.McPhails Fire Trail is a downhill walk from the highlands into Kangaroo Valley. The Pipeline Lookout is an excellent morning tea stop before descending through rain forest and around Mt Carrialoo into the valley. Rough track, unfenced cliff edges, very steep descent.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 20. Map: Bundanoon 8928-1-S View

15 May, Tue 10:40AM South Coast
Grade:2/6 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.Coastal walk to Kiama via headlands, beaches (waterways, maybe across open to the sea) and some rock walking (slippery surfaces). Moderate pace. Carry morning tea, lunch and water for a full day walk. Train return to Central. View

16 May, Wed 9:00AM Fire Ecology
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  200m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | 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.It's time to do a check on how the bush is recovering after the January fires. Multiple site visits and short walks. Burnt bush land might be more than a little black.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 10. View

16 May, Wed 9:37AM Huntley Point to Hunters Hill
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 Huntley Point to Hunters Hill. View

16 May, Wed Sutherland to Heathcote
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  200m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.From the station follow road and tracks to Woronora and river. Pick up Pipeline Track and follow diverting at times to bush tracks and viewing points. Eventually cross Heathcote Road and continue to scouts training camp and along roads to finish. Steep sections, slippery conditions.
Location: Heathcote NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N and Campbelltown 90291N View

17 May, Thu 9:49AM Cabarita to Rhodes
Grade:2/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Ann P.
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.Streets, paths, water views, ups & downs. Train return to city. View

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