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8 May, Tue 9:39AM Auburn Gardens
Grade:2/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Margaret B.
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 short way to Gardens. Wander the Gardens (hopefully some nice autumn colours) then walk along Duck Creek to Clyde Station. Train return to city. View

8 May, Tue 9:30AM Joadja North NR and “Gates” view for lunch
Grade:3/6 Length 8.5km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
2038
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWombeyan Caves Road Walk into Joadja North Nature Reserve, one very short steep up and down, mostly even trail, beautiful lookout for lunch. One very short steep up and down.
Location: Joadja NR
Map: Barrallier 8929-3N Limit: 12. View

8 May, Tue 9:18AM Lane Cove to St Leonards
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Lane Cover Bushland Park, walk under River Rd via Pipe Tunnel (Gore Creek running through - dark and wet - torch required), Gore Creek Reserve, Manns Point Park, Greenwich, Berry Creek Track, then onto St Leonards Station. Carry morning tea, lunch and water for a full day walk. Steep section, rough bushtracks, steps, streets. Moderate pace. View

9 May, Wed 9:00AM Matron Porter Dr to Garrards 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

9 May, Wed 9:30AM Middle Head to Balmoral
Length 3km Sydney Branch
Bob S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Ramble Middle Head to Balmoral. Little up and down. View

9 May, Wed 9:30AM North Wahroonga to Mt Kuring-gai
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  100m Sydney Branch
Fritz W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.North Wahroonga to Mt Kuring-gai via Bobbin Head and Apple Tree Bay. Two fairly steep climbs.
Location: Ku-ring-gai Chase NP View

10 May, Thu 9:32AM Canterbury to Tempe
Grade:1/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Maurice F.
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 from Canterbury Station to Tempe Station along the Cooks River Canal - flat walk through reserves. Train return to city from Tempe. View

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

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