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1 Jul, Mon 9:35AM Fort Rock to Mt Victoria
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  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.Visit Fort Rock and Mt Boyce Rock Climbers Cave on the way. Mostly follows the railway line with views to the west. Where old wooden steps once were, look for metal spikes remaining to trip you up.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 20. View

1 Jul, Mon 8:45AM North Head
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  160m 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.Circular walk from Manly wharf to North Head via Shelley Beach, Old School of Artillery, Hanging Swamp, Fairfax Lookout, North Fort (lunch), Q Station, Collins Flat, Little Manly. Joint walk with Bush club.
Location: Sydney Harbour NP
Map: Walking Coastal Sydney Limit: 15. View

2 Jul, Tue 9:19AM Glenbrook NP
Grade:3/6 Length 14km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk to Mt Portal & return to station. Steep climbs & descents, fire trails (with loose rubble & slippery surfaces), bush tracks & roadways. Moderate pace. Carry morning tea, lunch & water for the day. View

2 Jul, Tue 9:30AM Macquarie Pass – Cascade Circuit
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom the Cascades car park climb steeply beside the waterfall and continue to a service road. Descend via old forest trails. The second section of this walk is very steep with the need to hang on to tree roots etc for stability. Some off-track traverse through fairly easy terrain.
Location: Macquarie Pass NP
Map: Robertson 90284N Limit: 20. View

2 Jul, Tue 9:48AM North Strathfield – Wangal Park – Burwood
Grade:1/6 Length 8km 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, cycleways, lots of parks (including remediated quarry), mostly flat. Coffee in Burwood Park. Train return to city. View

3 Jul, Wed 9:30AM Parramatta Park
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.(WOW) Ramble Parramatta Park. Options to extend. View

3 Jul, Wed 9:30AM South Pacific Heathland Reserve
Grade:2/6 Length 4km Milton Branch
Sheila B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Meet at northern entrance on Dowling St at 9:30am. Coffee in Ulladulla on return. View

4 Jul, Thu 10:00AM Dee Why Beach to Narrabeen
Grade:2/6 Length 6km 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.Walk via South Creek - Dee Why Wetlands - Narrabeen Lagoon - Jamieson Park. Streets, parks, reserves, wetlands. Bus return to city from Narrabeen. View

5 Jul, Fri 8:25AM Erskine Creek
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  400m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Out and back to Nepean Lookout along trail. Take Jack Evans Track to Erskine Lookout and then descend to Erskine Creek. Return same way. Poor track. Some off-track. Some rock hopping.
Location: Glenbrook
Map: Penrith 90303N Limit: 15. View

6 Jul, Sat 9:00AM Glow Worm Tunnel circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis is a delightful and relatively easy walk starting from the Wolgan Valley Road and after a shortish climb of 200 metres we follow the old shale railway route to the Glow Worm Tunnel. Patches of rainforest plus a dry side canyon are worth exploring as are numerous pagodas on the plateau above the Pagoda Track. Torches needed in tunnel.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S Limit: 15. View

6 Jul, Sat Perrys Lookdown Car Park Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 18km  600m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Cars required to the start at the parking area. A circuit walk via Pulpit Rock, Govetts Leap, Junction Rock, Blue Gum Forest and finish with a long 400m steep ascent to Perrys. Multiple cliff edges, loose surface’s, creek crossings. Strict limits apply. Book early.
Location: Blue Mountains NP View

7 Jul, Sun Heathcoate NP Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  200m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Date Changed) Circuit walk from Waterfall via Lake Toolooma, Kingfisher Pool, Myuna Pool and more. A great section of the park with plenty of water, we hope. Joint walk with our friends from Bushwalk the 'Gong.
Location: Heathcote NP
Map: Appin 90291S Limit: 8. View

7 Jul, Sun 9:34AM Stanwell Park to Astimer
Grade:4/6 Length 18km  650m Southern Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.RSVP essential.Walk from Stanwell Park via Wodi Wodi Track to Austinmer.  The first 2 km involves going slippery and very steep downhill on a track that's not in good condition. This is followed by a 1 km steep ascent of 250 m. The end involves climbing down ladder for 350m. However, your hard work will be rewarded with expansive views across Stanwell Park and Bald Hill. You may see hang gliders flying. It's not advisable to walk if the track is very wet. Contact leader in doubtful weather. slippery and very steep sections
Map: NPWS Royal NP Limit: 15. View

8 Jul, Mon 8:37AM Sun Valley and Florabella
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  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.Chance to finish early or start late at Warrimoo Station. Walk down to Sun Valley and follow Sun Valley Trail to the old swimming pool. Climb up to Warrimoo Station and cross the highway. Follow Florabella and Pippas Passes to Blaxland. Some steep sections.
Location: Valley Heights
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 20. View

9 Jul, Tue 9:40AM Chiswick to Balmain
Grade:2/6 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.Some slight hills, river views. View

9 Jul, Tue 9:29AM Garigal NP / Manly Dam Reserve
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.Walk from Forestville via Engraving Track to Seaforth Oval, then to upper Manly Dam Reserve to Manly Vale. B-Line Bus return to city. Steep sections, rough & rocky bush tracks, steps, fire trails. Moderate pace. Carry morning tea, lunch & water for the day. View

9 Jul, Tue 9:30AM Les Lambert Lookout
Grade:3/6 Length 9.5km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk through the locked gate at the entrance to Budderoo National Park and follow the Hindmarch Pass Track until reaching an unmarked track to the left which leads to Les Lambert Lookout. This provides a lovely lunch place among the rocks with wonderful views into Upper Kangaroo Valley. Rough track, fallen trees, unfenced cliffs and steep ascent/descent.
Location: Budderoo NP
Map: Kangaroo Valley 90284S Limit: 20. View

10 Jul, Wed 10:05AM Grand Canyon, Blackheath
Grade:3/6 Length 10km 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.Beautiful scenery, rainforest, good bush track, steps up and down. Creek crossing. No need to contact leader. View

10 Jul, Wed 9:55AM Kissing Point to Meadowbank
Length 2km Sydney Branch
Bob S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(WOW) Ramble from Kissing Point to Meadowbank. Options to extend. View

10 Jul, Wed 11:45AM Walkers get together
Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) Mal
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.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.Social get-together for Monday walkers who might be out of action, slowing down or just want to stay in touch. Lunch at O'Donoghues Irish Pub, 99 Great Western Highway, Emu Plains. View

10 Jul, Wed Wentworth Falls to Katoomba
Grade:3/6 Length 18km  600m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.A classic walk with lots of variety and fabulous views. Starting at Wentworth Falls Station follow roads and paths to Conservation Hut. Descend and cross Lillians Bridge then ascend to skirt around the Fairmont Resort. Follow Sublime Point Road and locate good tracks to Gordon Falls, Leura Cascades and Leura Forest. Follow the Federal Pass to Furbers Steps and ascend to Katoomba Station. Lots of steps and ups and downs on this walk. Will alter exit point if Furbers steps are still closed. Multiple cliff edges, slippery loose surfaces. Strict limits apply, book early.
Location: Blue Mountains NP View

11 Jul, Thu 10:06AM Middle Cove to Castlecrag
Grade:3/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Sophie A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk via Harold Reid Reserve, Sugarloaf Track. Lovely bush views, good track with steps up and down. Walk back to Castlecrag. Bus return to Chatswood. View

12 Jul, Fri 8:50AM Gully off Victory Track
Grade:4/6 Length 14km  500m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk down Victory Track to where a gully was partially explored on our last visit by some members of the group. More time is allowed to explore the gully. Return to Victory Track and take probably Magdala Creek up to Springwood. Some rock scrambling. Some off-track. Slippery rocks. Small creek crossings. Leeches maybe.
Location: Faulconbridge
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 15. View

12 Jul, Fri Koan Cave and Flying Carpet
Grade:5/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark one car at GR 419 130 off Glowworm Tunnel Road and another car at GR 415 150. From the second car, take an old fire trail north west, then descend the Long Zig Zag Pass. Continue south east underneath the cliff line, visit the incredible Flying Carpet and then Koan Cave. Move generally south under the cliffs until the Koan Pass. Re-connect with the cars. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

13 Jul, Sat Western Escarpment of Wolgan Valley
Grade:5/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFind out why this part of the Gardens of Stone region must be protected for future generations. After placing vehicles at each end of the walk, leave from near Wolgan Gap Trig, climb to the top of the cliff line, then follow the ins and outs of the cliff line for about 7km. Stunning views.
Location: wolgan state forest
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

14 Jul, Sun 8:35AM Berowra to Wahroonga
Grade:4/6 Length 24km  1,100m Southern Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.RSVP essential. This walk starts at Berowra station with a steep descend,  via Bobbins Head and ends with a relatively steep ascend to Wahronga  station. Steep and slippery sections.
Location: Berowra Valley NP
Map: Berowra and kuringai Limit: 15. View

14 Jul, Sun Mittagong & Nattai NP
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  300m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longLake Alexandra, 40' Falls, Boxvale Track to lookout and return. An interesting walk with some good views at the lookout. Some creek crossings which are usually easy. Joint walk with Illawarra Ramblers.
Location: Nattai NP Limit: 15. View

14 Jul, Sun 9:00AM Ulladulla Foreshores
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Milton Branch
Evelyn M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom the South Pacific Headland Reserve follow coastal tracks to Mollymook Surf Club, then return including walks through Warden Headland Cultural Tracks and North Head One Track for All. View

15 Jul, Mon 9:22AM Round Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  350m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
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)Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Visit Katoomba Cascades, Reids Plateau and Round Walk with a side track to the base of the first drop of Katoomba Falls. Then follow Kedumba River up through The Gully. Wet and muddy sections of track. Steps and steep sections.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

16 Jul, Tue 9:07AM Balmain
Grade:2/6 Length 13km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk via Hawthorne Canal, Callan Park, Ballast Point & in the Balmain area. Some steep sections, steps. Moderate pace. Carry morning tea, lunch & water for the day. Ferry or bus return to city from Balmain East Wharf. View

16 Jul, Tue 9:30AM Gibbergunyah Nature Reserve
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Geoff A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longGibbergunyah Nature Reserve is between Bowral and Mittagong. The walk takes in views of Mt Gibraltar (highest point between Sydney and Canberra), Ninety Acre Hill Lookout and a track which winds through a beautiful fern gully. The track is sometimes overgrown and difficult to locate. Rough track, steep sections, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 20. View

16 Jul, Tue 10:23AM Mount Annan Botanic Gardens
Grade:2/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Lyn C.
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.Leisurely walk near lakes and through gardens. Ups and downs, steps. Some unsealed and uneven tracks. Could be slippery or muddy after rain. Mostly well-formed walking surfaces, street walking. Bus return to Campbelltown Station, train return to city. Coffee somewhere (time permitting). View

17 Jul, Wed 9:00AM Garie Beach to Burning Palms
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  750m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCircuit walk. Take in the beauty of the coast, the beaches, the inlets, the headlands and the escarpment as we explore the southern end of Royal National Park. It might be too cold to swim but this doesn't stop the surprises along the way.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Otford 91294S Limit: 12. View

17 Jul, Wed 9:30AM Newtown to Campertown
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.(WOW) Ramble from Newtown to Campertown. View

18 Jul, Thu 9:25AM Rockdale to Brighton Le Sands
Grade:3/6 Length 9km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Carol G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk urban bush and parks to Brighton Le Sands for bus return to Rockdale Station, train return to city. View

19-21 Jul, Fri (06:00AM)-Sun (17:00PM) Skyline Traverse in Bylong Labyrinth
Grade:6/6 Length 30km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longStrictly limited numbers. Private property access has been arranged. Day 1. Set up the shuffle. Walk from Spring Log Creek to Growee River south of Goat Mountain. Day 2. Climb Goat Mountain and complete a skyline traverse to Painted Rock on Lee Creek. Day 3. From Painted Rock to Growee Gulf. Finish the shuffle. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Growee 89324S and Talooby 89324N View

20 Jul, Sat 10:14AM Abbotsford to Bayview Park
Grade:1/6 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.Walk via Hen & Chicken Bay. Streets, cycleways, paths, ups and downs, some steps. Mostly flat, lots of water views. Bus return to Burwood for coffee, train return to city. View

20 Jul, Sat Amphitheatre Creek
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  300m Sydney Branch
Peter F.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longBirds Rock Trail No 2 – Kestrel Point – Amphitheatre Creek – Carne Creek Lookdown – Amphitheatre Creek - Middle Ridge – Birds Rock Trail No 1. Fabulous views, creek walking with canyon like features, usually dry but possible wet feet. Fire trails, off-track with mild scrub, creek walking, minor scrambling.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N Limit: 12. View

20 Jul, Sat 8:30AM Mystery Mountain Traverse and Zobels Point
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  300m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longMystery Mountain dominates the skyline from the Newnes area and is a mountain certainly worth climbing! There is a rough track after crossing the Wolgan River that takes you to the base of the cliff line followed by an amazing cliffline traverse that goes for almost 1500 metres, south towards Zobels Point. Then a climb up onto the plateau where there will be time to explore the photgraphic opportunites amongst the pagodas. After that a descent down a gully will take us onto the the Wolgan River Trail back to our cars. Rock scrambling and some off-track walking.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S and Mount Morgan 89311S Limit: 15. View

21 Jul, Sun 8:29AM Heathcote to Bundeena
Grade:4/6 Length 22km  850m Southern Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Updated Details) RSVP essential. We walk from Heathcote Station to Bundeena. An interesting walk through the unique flora and sandstone forests of the Royal National Park, passing through Audley Weir, Winifred Falls, Anice Falls, then on an overgrown track to Maianbar and then to Bundeena. Steep and slippery sections.
Location: Royal NP Limit: 15. View

21 Jul, Sun 9:00AM Old Blotchy and Beyond
Grade:3/6 Length 10km Milton Branch
Kevin R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom the Termeil Roadhouse walk along the Old Highway to Ingolds Knob Lookout before following Boardinghouse Road and crossing the highway onto 18 Mile Peg Road. Complete a short loop walk and off-track diversion to reach Old Blotchy, a huge Spotted Gum. return to vehicles via forest roads. Car shuttle required.
Map: Kioloa 89261N and Tabourie 89272S View

23 Jul, Tue 9:20AM Gosford Reserves
Grade:3/6 Length 13km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk from Erina Heights to Gosford via Katandra & Rumbalara Reserves. Steep sections, fire trails, bush tracks, a long & strenuous (1.5km) climb to St Johns Lookout. Possible leeches during walk. Moderate pace. Carry morning tea, lunch & water for the day. Finish at Gosford Shops. Train return to city. View

23 Jul, Tue 9:30AM Hoddles Track, Saddleback Mountain
Grade:3/6 Length 6km  700m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe walk commences at the top of Saddleback Mountain and descends steeply before ascending to Hoddles Track. The track leads along the cliff face and ascends up to enter Barren Grounds. The lunch spot provides beautiful views down to the coast. Rough track, very steep descents and ascents, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Barren Grounds NR
Map: Kiama 90281S Limit: 20. View

23 Jul, Tue 9:30AM Marayong to Doonside
Grade:1/6 Length 9km 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.Walk via Breakfast Creek - Lake Woodcroft. Streets, cycleways, paths, nice parklands and Lake Woodcroft. Mostly flat. Option to catch bus to Blacktown Station after 6.5km or 2km further walk to Doonside Station. Train return to city. View

23 Jul, Tue 8:00PM Native Bees
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Talk on Native Bees. Event organised by STEP. View

24 Jul, Wed 9:00AM Chatswood to Top Ryde
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  50m Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) Denise S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk via Rail to Road Track to Fullers Bridge, GNW to Buffalo Creek Reserve, Field of Mars then Canon Bicentennial Trail to Ryde Park. View

24 Jul, Wed 9:30AM Narrawallee Beach
Grade:2/6 Length 4km Milton Branch
Peter F.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Meet northern end near Inlet at 9:30am. Walk to southern end and return. Coffee at cafe by the Inlet. View

24 Jul, Wed 9:00AM Uloola Track
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  390m 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)Photography | 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.Heathcote to Waterfall via Uloola Falls. The track down to Karloo Pool is always pleasant and then the walk up and across to Uloola Falls opens up into delightful heath. There should be lots of flowers out! After that we have the pleasant fire trail back into Waterfall. Keep an eye out for orchids!
Location: Royal NP Limit: 12. View

24 Jul, Wed 10:10AM Watsons Bay to Vaucluse
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.(WOW) Ramble from Watsons Bay to Vaucluse. View

27 Jul, Sat 9:41AM Pyrmont Bay to Fish Market
Grade:1/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Sandra C.
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.Walk via Pirrama Park. Flat walk following the foreshore paths of Pyrmont, Johnstons and Blackwater Bays. Many drop out points (Ferry & Light Rail), water available, coffee options. Light Rail return to Central. View

28 Jul, Sun 9:00AM Burrill Lake Bush and Shoreline
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Milton Branch
Peter F.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longStarting at the Wildflower Reserve walk west to upper reaches of lake. Follow shoreline to boat ramp then to lake again via outskirts of Kings Point. Follow shoreline and track to Cooper Creek. Return to Wildflower Res via bush track. A circuit walk. View

28 Jul, Sun Bushwalkers First Aid Course
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.(NEW!!!) St John Ambulance First Aid course for bushwalkers is happening at Kingsgrove in July/August. See https://www.bushwalkingnsw.org.au/first-aid-training/. All participants attend day one (Sunday July 28th) and gain their Provide First Aid certificate. If they wish, participants can come back the next weekend (August 3rd and 4th) for days two and three and gain their Remote First Aid certificate. Can’t make it in July? The following course will happen at St Ives in November. Want to know more? Read the details on the link above. Still have questions? Go to the link above and look up “Who Can I Contact if I Have Further Questions?” View

28 Jul, Sun Delights of Narrowneck
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  300m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis walk originated from Jim Smith’s book, How to see the Blue Mountains. A walk to Castle Head Lookout with a possible side trip to other lookouts. A visit to Diamond Falls and an out and back trip to Redledge Pass. Numerous cliff edges, possibly overgrown tracks and slippery loose surfaces... Strict limits apply, book early.
Location: Blue Mountains NP View

30 Jul, Tue 9:00AM Basin View To Huskisson Bike (Hybrid/Mtn)
Grade:3/6 Length 50km Milton Branch
Leslie R.
Cycle | A cycling tripPicnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicLed by Herbert Frey & Leslie Reddacliff. From Basin View boat ramp, mainly on cycleway to St Georges Basin, along foreshore track to Sanctuary Pt. Cycleway again to Huskisson, (with possible diversions along lesser used trails ... and a few hills ... depending on participants). Bring your lunch or sample the Fish & Chips at Huski. Return on cycleways and roads.
Map: Shoalhaven Cycleways View

30 Jul, Tue 9:30AM Mt Gibraltar
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  600m Southern Highlands Branch
Geoff A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longMt Gibraltar is the highest point between Sydney and Canberra. It also has some heritage listed Trachyte quarries. Walking tracks provide access to these sites as well as providing lookouts where, on a clear day, Sydney can be seen. Rough and steep tracks, slippery rocks, fallen trees and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Mt Gibralter NR
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 20. View

30 Jul, Tue 8:52AM Narwee to Lugarno
Grade:3/6 Length 16km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk in the Narwee, Riverwood, Padstow, Peakhurst & Lugarno areas, via Parks, pathways, many boardwalks (caution slippery when wet) fire trails, some bush tracks (rough & rocky) steps & streets, steep sections. Moderate pace. Carry morning tea, lunch & water for the day. At finish buses to Riverwood (T8 - Line) or Hurstville (T4 - Line). View

30 Jul, Tue 10:48AM North Head
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.Let’s see what is flowering at North Head. View

31 Jul, Wed 10:00AM Woolwich Wharf to Boronia Park
Grade:2/6 Length 6km  175m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.First 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.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Cafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Taking in the historic Woolwich Wharf, the important Green Ban site of Kellys Bush and the streets of Hunters Hill, this half day walk starts late, stops for coffees and ends up in the centre of the suburb at Boronia Park. Bring a camera.
Location: Hunters Hill
Map: Sydney Street Directory Limit: 12. View

1 Aug, Thu 10:36AM Kincumba Mountain Reserve
Grade:3/6 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.Rough tracks, climbs, rocks, views, tall forest. Climb to Honemans 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 Sydney. View

2 Aug, Fri Pagoda Spurs and Ravines West of Genowlan Gorge
Grade:5/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark on the plateau at GR 250 324. Walk down Genowlan Mountain Trail to about GR 255 329 and find a way up a north-south running defile. Check the pagodas around GR 255 332 and to the south of there. From here, check the ravine and slots to the north west, then walk out on the spur to the south at GR 2525 3300. Now, use the next defile to the west to descend and eventually return back to the cars. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

3 Aug, Sat 9:00AM Heathcote to Heathcote
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  650m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Photography | 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.Walk via Audley and the Uloola Ridge. Some of this area was treated in a hazard reduction burn in April. Let's see how it is going in the three months since that burn. Don't wear white clothes but take your time and we will look at the regrowth along the way
Location: Royal National Park and Royal NP Limit: 12. View

4 Aug, Sun Bargo River Gorge
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  200m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longIllawarra Branch's annual visit exploring the wonders of the Bargo River and gorge with great views and rock formations. Rock hopping, river crossings. If river is high, walk will be adjusted to suit conditions. Joint walk with Illawarra Ramblers. Limit: 15. View

5 Aug, Mon 9:35AM Popes Glen and Braeside Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  380m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Popes Glen to Govetts Leap Lookout. Then Clifftop Track to Govetts Leap Creek and Barrow Lookout. Back to Blackheath via Braeside Walk. Wet and muddy sections of track. Rough track in places.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

6 Aug, Tue 9:44AM Liverpool – Chipping Norton Lakes
Grade:1/6 Length 7km 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, parks, cycleway, water views. Coffee at Market Plaza Shops, bus return to Liverpool Station, train return to city. View

6 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Manning Lookout to Crystal Pool
Grade:3/6 Length 6km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Geoff A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe 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. Rough and steep tracks, slippery rocks, fallen trees and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 20. View

7 Aug, Wed 9:00AM Curra Moors Circuit
Length 12km  200m 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)Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.August is the perfect time to return to Curra Moors and delight in the heath, the coast, the fresh air.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N and Otford 91294S Limit: 12. View

7 Aug, Wed 9:45AM Hunts Creek
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) Fritz W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Full loop around Parramatta Lake, back to Pennant Hills Rd, near Kings School. A medium bush walk. View

7 Aug, Wed 9:30AM Lake Parramatta Area
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.(WOW) Ramble Lake Parramatta area. View

7 Aug, Wed 9:00AM Mollymook Beach South to North/Return
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Sheila B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Meet at Mollymook Beach Reserve Car park at 9am. Walk may be on beach or Mitchell Pde. Coffee at Beach Hut on return. View

8-22 Aug, Thu-Thu Tanzania and Kenya National Park Tour
Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) This remarkable journey is truly all encompassing, including the best safari and wildlife viewing in Kenya and Tanzania whilst returning at night to superb permanent tented camps and lodges. Including all the areas frequented by the migration on their annual route, you will have the best opportunity to witness one of the most spectacular wildlife sightings in the world. Some of  the highlights include... Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks, Ngororongoro Crater, the world famous Serengeti National Park as well as the Masai Mara National Reserve and Amboseli National Park. With a wonderful variety of wildlife, village culture and adventure with some walking involved, this is a truly unforgettable experience. Contact the leader for full details. Limit: 12. View

9 Aug, Fri 8:50AM North Faulconbridge Wander
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  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.Walking next to the highway. Out and back to Highland Road. Hopefully find remains of old saw mill. Visit Ticehurst Park. Some rough steep sections. Highway noise.
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 15. View

11 Aug, Sun 9:00AM Conjola to Narrawallee Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Milton Branch
Kathy M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark cars at end of road at Conjola Beach. A circuit walk including beaches, headlands, Narrawallee inlet from the ocean to the mangroves upstream, Burrawang forest under wonderful Old-man banksias, and a few big old stumps harking back to logging early last century.
Map: Milton 89272N View

11 Aug, Sun Western Sydney Harbour
Grade:3/6 Length 16km Sydney Branch
Roger T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Have you heard of the Boreen, the Riverview Rotunda, Badangi Reserve and Sawmillers. If you haven’t then you have never done this walk which is along Sydney Harbour’s shoreline all the way from North Ryde to the Bridge with 75% in bushland. It links up all the shoreline reserves, some well known, others remote.
Map: Lane Cove Council Reserve track map and street directories View

12 Aug, Mon 8:55AM Bulls Camp
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  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.(Cancelled) Visit rocky outcrop at the end of Beauford St. Along the highway to look at the history of Bulls Camp and some railway relics. Some litter is to be expected.
Location: Woodford
Map: Springwood 90304S and Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

13 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Budderoo Track to Gerringong Falls
Grade:3/6 Length 17km  630m Southern Highlands Branch
David W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe 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: 15. View

13 Aug, Tue 10:00AM Kangaroo Valley Mountain-bike
Grade:2/6 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. View

13 Aug, Tue 10:25AM Murrua Track
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.Short street walk, then easy bush tracks with ups & downs. Hopefully lovely wildflowers. Bus return to Turramurra, train return to city.
Location: Ku-ring-gai Chase NP View

14 Aug, Wed 10:22AM Blackheath
Grade:3/6 Length 11km Sydney Branch
Sophie A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Blackheath - Pulpit Rock - Popes Glen - Blackheath. Great views, some road, bush tracks, one creek crossing steps up and down. View

14 Aug, Wed 9:00AM Florance Head
Grade:2/6 Length 8km Milton Branch
Fiona S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longDrive to car park on Little Forest Plateau. Walk is mainly on track with a few diversions through scrub to points of interest. Brilliant views over Milton and to Pigeonhouse. Wildflowers galore. Bring morning tea to enjoy at lookout.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Milton 89272N View

14 Aug, Wed 9:30AM Rocks Area
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.(WOW) Ramble Rocks area. View

14 Aug, Wed 11:45AM Walkers get together
Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) Mal
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.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.Social get-together for Monday walkers who might be out of action, slowing down or just want to stay in touch. Lunch at O'Donoghues Irish Pub, 99 Great Western Highway, Emu Plains. View

15 Aug, Thu 9:40AM Wollstonecraft to Waverton
Grade:2/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Flavia & Charles A.
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.Walk via Berry Island. An easy paced walk through typical Sydney Bush so close to Sydney. Some stairs up & down. Coffee at Waverton, train return to city. View

16 Aug, Fri 9:35AM Centennial Glen Creek
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  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 then Centennial Glen. Then out and back on Centennial Pass. Some exposure. Wet rocks and mud. Some rough going on obscure track. Creek crossings.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View

16 Aug, Fri Little Capertee Creek and the Plateau to the South
Grade:5/6 Length 14km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom the camping ground at Newnes, walk along Little Capertee Creek to about GR 380 250, then climb to plateau top, head east to about GR 390 250 and descend a tributary creek. Return to Newnes camping ground. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S View

17 Aug, Sat Silkpod Point and Silkpod Gorge
Grade:5/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark the cars on Fire Trail No. 4 off Sunnyside Ridge Road, at about GR 402 078. Head south east into a gorge and down to the junction with Carne Creek. Continue downstream and explore 2-3 other ravines running north before reconnecting with the cars.
Location: Newnes SF
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

17 Aug, Sat 9:19AM The Ponds Walk: Carlingford – Rydalmere
Grade:2/6 Length 9km 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, parks, reserves, tracks, bush, ups & downs, steps. May be muddy / slippery after rain. Coffee at Rydalmere, bus to city. View

18 Aug, Sun 9:00AM Bawley Beach to Meroo Point
Grade:2/6 Length 10km Milton Branch
Kathy M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longTrack and beach walk from Bawley Beach to Meroo Point, return via Nuggan Point.
Map: Tabourie 89272S and Kioloa 89261N View

18 Aug, Sun 7:00AM Corang River Lagoon & Lower Cascades
Grade:3/6 Length 16km Milton Branch
Kevin R.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom Wog Wog Car park follow the Corang Peak then Corang Lagoon tracks to the lower cascades for lunch and billy tea (and a quick dip if you are brave/silly enough!) Return via same route. Alternate walk to Corang Arch if there are access problems.
Map: Corang 89273N View

18 Aug, Sun 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.Some road walking, bush tracks, some rough, some muddy, 1 creek crossing, steps up and down, beautiful views. 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. No need to contact leader. View

19 Aug, Mon 8:51AM Lawsons Long Alley
Grade:3/6 Length 18km  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.Bell to Mt Victoria via Hartley Vale and Lawsons Long Alley. Cars on narrow road down to Hartley Vale.
Location: Bell
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N and Hartley 89304N Limit: 20. View

20 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Ahearns Lookout
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  500m Southern Highlands Branch
David W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longAhearns 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 Ahearns 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

20 Aug, Tue 10:22AM Greystanes to Central Gardens
Grade:1/6 Length 7km 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.Walk via Viaduct - Lower Prospect Canal Park. Streets, cycleways, parks, ups & downs, historic viaduct, nice bush. Time to explore the impressive Central Gardens. Bus to Parramatta, train to city. View

21 Aug, Wed 9:00AM Fitzroy Falls Rim Tracks
Milton Branch
Elaine R.
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Led by Elaine & Jon Rigter. Come and do one or both of the Rim Walks (most have only walked one of the walks!) at Fitzroy Falls when the wildflowers should be out and the water is flowing. BYO morning tea and lunch or buy it at the NPWS cafe. Easy to medium tracks. NB National Parks entry fee. View

21 Aug, Wed 9:00AM Milsons Point to Waverton
Grade:2/6 Length 5km  100m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.First 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.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Walk via Balls Head. It's surprising just how many parks one can find around Sydney and just how much history they contain. This half day meander can be extended into all types of corners as we look at the western side of the Harbour Bridge.
Location: North Sydney View

21 Aug, Wed 9:30AM Paddington to Central
Length 3km Sydney Branch
Bob S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(WOW) Ramble from Paddington to Central. View

23-25 Aug, Fri-Sun Lee Creek and Bylong Labyrinth
Grade:6/6 Length 24km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA 3-day adventure. From a base camp at Lee Creek, explore the surrounding wild terrain of Bylong Labyrinth. Further details to be advised.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Growee 89324S and Talooby 89324N View

23-25 Aug, Fri (08:26AM)-Sun (20:00PM) Oxfam 2019
Grade:4/6 Length 50km  1,000m Branch
32531
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Expression of interest is sought to walk the 50km Oxfam walk against poverty. https://trailwalker.oxfam.org.au/sydney/
Key dates
26 Feb 2019 17:30 - 26 Feb 2019 20:30 Sydney 101 Night
01 Aug 2019 Start times announced
13 Aug 2019 Safety Briefing Night – Mandatory
16 Aug 2019 Minimum fundraising ($1600) deadline
16 Aug 2019 Team changes deadline
23 Aug 2019 - 25 Aug 2019 Oxfam Trailwalker Sydney 2019
23 Sep 2019 Fundraising soft close
26 Sep 2019 Celebration Night
Location: Brisbane Water NP Limit: 4. View

23 Aug, Fri 8:28AM Warrimoo Wander
Grade:4/6 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.Rickard Rd to Lookout. Check out trail we saw motor bikes on last year. Creek crossings. Rough tracks. Steep sections. Some rock scrambling. Some off-track maybe. Motor bikes hopefully not encountered this time.
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 15. View

24 Aug, Sat 9:49AM Jubilee Park Circuit
Grade:1/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Sandra C.
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.Flat circuit around Rozelle and Blackwattle Bays. We will cross the Anzac Bridge, walk by the Fish Markets and return to Jubilee Park. Drop out points and water available, coffee options. Light Rail return to Central. View

24-25 Aug, Sat-Sun Kanangra-Boyd NP
Grade:4/6 Length 22km  1,000m Central Coast Branch
Roy J.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) This is a fantastic overnighter at Kanangra. Beginning from the Kanangra Road we'll trek over the Pindari Tops and down the Colboyd Ridge, over Mt Great Groaner to Central Christys and an excellent campsite with water on tap. On day 2 we'll climb Wallarra Ridge to the imposing Barralliers Crown. We'll be off-track to hit the Uni Rover Trail trackhead. A joint walk with SBW. View

25 Aug, Sun Florence & Rusden Heads, Budawangs
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  100m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longIllawarra Branch's annual visit exploring some wonders of the eastern Budawangs but now that Gadara Point & Ngaityung Falls are defined as in the main exclusion zone for unexploded ordinance our 30+ years of leading that walk has sadly come to an end. This time we will do Florence & Rusden Heads which are outside the main exclusion zone. Joint walk with Illawarra Ramblers.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Milton 89272N Limit: 12. View

25 Aug, Sun 9:00AM South Coast Islands Walk 4 & Paddle 3
Milton Branch
Evelyn M.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPicnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicLed by Evelyn May (walk) 0407 909 308 Helen Moody (paddle) 0408 241 454. 10km easy walk or about 15km easy/medium paddle (PFDs compulsory). View the islands while strolling the Basin foreshore walk or paddle around Sepulchure and Garden Islands and explore little bays. Paddlers will launch from the St Georges Basin boat ramp at the end of Island Point Road. Walkers start at the nearby walk trackhead. The groups meet for lunch and afternoon tea.
Map: Huskisson 90274N View

25 Aug, Sun Traverse of the Eastern Section of Ku-ring-gai Chase NP
Grade:3/6 Length 14km Sydney Branch
Roger T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe route is from Terrey Hills down to the tidal limit of Smith Creek then east to the Lambert Peninsula, the Gravestone Track, the historic Flagstaff Lookout, the Pittwater Youth Hostel and then finishing at Halls Wharf and the ferry ride to Church Point. It features some little known sections of the park that might surprise those who know the park well.
Map: Mona Vale, Hornsby View

27 Aug, Tue 9:00AM Parma Creek Mountain-bike
Grade:3/6 Length 35km Milton Branch
Leslie R.
Cycle | A cycling tripLed by Herbert Frey & Leslie Reddacliff. Ride on gravel roads and fire trails (some quite steep and stony) to visit waterfalls on Parma Creek and its tributaries. Small section of bitumen on Turpentine Road.
Map: Sassafras 89271N, Nowra 90283S, and Huskisson 90274N View

28 Aug, Wed 9:00AM Calgaroo Road Ramble
Grade:2/6 Length 6km Milton Branch
Fiona S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Walk from Martins Ridge Road on Calgaroo Road fire trail through several rainforest gullies and across some pretty creeks (and up a few decent hills) to Porters Creek Road. Coffee afterwards. Car shuffle needed.
Map: Tianjara 89271S View

28 Aug, Wed 8:56AM Wondabyne Station to Pindar Cave
Grade:4/6 Length 12km Sydney Branch
Mike P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Steep uphill start to fire trail then rough bush track to cave. Maybe wet and muddy in parts. Wildflowers and orchids should be in profusion.
Location: Brisbane Water NP View

29 Aug, Thu 9:40AM Austinmer to Thirroul (with a different twist)
Grade:3/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Carol G.
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicWalk | 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.Urban bush and rainforest with some steep climbs then street walking to Austinmer and lunch on the beach. After lunch, walk along the beach to Thirroul and coffee, then train return to Sydney. View

30 Aug, Fri Ariadne Thread and Theseus Slot
Grade:6/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark on Wolgan Road and make our way up Minotaur Lair Gully; pass through Minotaur Lair, then turn north and climb up the tributary creek to about GR 421 234. Explore the many slots of The Labyrinth, including Theseus Slot, moving westwards, until about GR 417 234. Exit via Ariadne Thread and Minotaur Lair Gully. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S View

31 Aug, Sat 8:00AM Blacks Ladders – Megalong Head – Ben Esgate Pass
Grade:4/6 Length 7km  250m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.This is a walk for those like some adventure in their lives! Expect some scrubby sections, climbing up and down cliffs on spikes and chains and lots of spectacular scenery along the way. A trip not often seen on the program, but worth the effort for those with a head for heights. Leader will take a length of tape for backup! Rock scrambling up and down cliffs via spikes and chains.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View

31 Aug, Sat 7:28AM Coast Track in 1 day
Grade:4/6 Length 28km  970m Southern Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.RSVP essential. We walk from Otford to Bundeena in one day. The only public transport is at Otford and Bundeena. Early exit is not possible. Last ferry to leave Bundeena is 6pm. Slippery sections.
Location: Royal NP
Map: NPWS Royal NP Limit: 6. View

31 Aug, Sat 8:30AM Mount Kembla History Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  300m Illawarra Branch
Jennifer M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Walk mostly on tracks (one steep off-track section) to points of interest - Miners Memorial Pathway, Old Kembla Mine site, Windy Gully, Ring Track and Mt Kembla village. Escarpment and coastal views.
Location: Illawarra Escarpment Limit: 16. View

31 Aug, Sat The Royal Wild Flowers
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  320m Sydney Branch
Peter F.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longAudley – Kangaroo Creek - Engadine Track – Karloo Pool – Uloola Falls – Gurrumboola Ridge – Audley. A nice little walk taking in some beautiful parts of Kangaroo Creek. With a little luck the wild flowers should be out. Mostly on track with moderate ascents and descents, creek crossings.
Location: Royal NP
Map: NPWS Royal NP Limit: 15. View

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

4 Sep, Wed 9:30AM Forest Lodge to Glebe
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.(WOW) Ramble from Forest Lodge to Glebe. View

6-16 Sep, Fri (07:00AM)-Mon (16:00PM) Fraser Island Great Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 76km Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Steal some time off in September 2019. We walk the length of the Great Walk on the Fraser Island at a leisurely pace taking 8 days. We will have two food drops on the way and so the packs will not be too heavy. A lovely walk with a variety of vegetation and scenery, beautiful lakes, and spectacular sand dunes. The tall trees in the Valley of the Giants are a must to see! Spaces strictly limited because of transport requirements along the beaches of Fraser Island. Limit: 13. View

8 Sep, Sun 8:01AM Middle Harbour Creek Loop via Two Creeks Track
Grade:4/6 Length 21km  1,000m Southern Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.RSVP essential. This walk explores Middle Harbour, Moores Creeks and Garigal National Park. You will see some great water views, sandstone caves and heritage sandstone works. This walk has substantial elevation and is expected to take about 8 hours. https://www.beyondtracks.com/walks/garigal-national-park/middle-harbour-creek-loop-via-two-creeks-track/ Slippery sections.
Location: Garigal NP
Map: Garigal NP Limit: 10. View

11 Sep, Wed 9:30AM Harris Park Rosehill Area
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.(WOW) Ramble Harris Park Rosehill area. View

11 Sep, Wed 11:45AM Walkers get together
Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) Mal
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.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.Social get-together for Monday walkers who might be out of action, slowing down or just want to stay in touch. Lunch at O'Donoghues Irish Pub, 99 Great Western Highway, Emu Plains. View

14 Sep, Sat 7:30AM Little Wobby Beach – Great North Walk – Patonga
Grade:3/6 Length 18km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.This is one of my favourite walks for views and blooms in the beautiful Brisbane Waters National Park. From Little Wobby Beach we walk via a system of tracks and fire trails down to the scenic Patonga. If lucky we may see some early flowering waratahs, sea eagles flying past and definitely a wealth of wildflowers.
Location: Brisbane Water NP
Map: Broken Bay 91301N Limit: 15. View

17 Sep, Tue 9:30AM Griffiths Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA 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. View

18 Sep, Wed 9:30AM Kings Cross to City
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.(WOW) Ramble from Kings Cross to city. View

21 Sep, Sat Cycle M7
Length 50km Sydney Branch
Rob & Jayne G.
Cycle | A cycling tripPicnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicCycle from Casula to Rooty Hill along the M7 and return - 50kms return, we will have an enjoyable lunch at Rooty Hill Pub, then return to Casula. This is a fun and safe ride along the dedicated cycle path. View

22 Sep, Sun 9:02AM Oxfam Trail: Section 5 and 6
Grade:4/6 Length 24km  350m Southern Sydney Branch
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Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Led by Bob Crispin, who has done the 100 km Oxfam Trail many times. RSVP essential. The 100km trail features the well-known Great North Walk and the Harbour to Hawkesbury Walking Track in the beautiful bushland of northern Sydney. Section 5 starts from St Ives Showground. Section 6 starts from Frenches Forest Showground. We finish at Davidson Park. We must walk a moderately fast pace to finish this walk in daylight hours. Bring snacks and drinks. Steep and slippery sections.
Map: St Ives Limit: 15. View

22 Sep, Sun 9:45AM Wondabyne to Woy Woy
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  650m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(DRAFT - do not publish yet) This walk starts at a small isolated train station, and takes in some great scenery on the way to Woy Woy station. The walk gets most of the climbing out of the way quickly. Once up on the main ridge there are great views along the Hawkesbury River and Mooney Mooney Creek. Highlights of the walk include Kariong Brook Falls and Mt Wondabyne, the highest point in the area. We will catch a taxi from Woy Woy landfill to Woy Woy Station to avoid 4 km of boring road walk.
Location: Brisbane Water NP Limit: 10. View

24 Sep, Tue 8:02AM Spit to Manly
Grade:3/6  250m Southern Highlands Branch
Sue Ann M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Scenic walk through bush and coast with lovely views of Middle Harbour and Sydney Harbour. Quite a few steep steps and descent to Manly. Hurried pace in order to catch 4pm train home. A lovely walk in the middle of suburbia. Even walk, few rocks and up and down bush track.
Location: Sydney Harbour Limit: 12. View

28-30 Sep, Sat (08:00AM)-Mon (16:00PM) Colo Meroo
Grade:3/6 Length 24km  580m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA 3-day full pack walk from Mountain Lagoon to camp at Colo Meroo on the Colo River. Lovely scenery and a great campsite in the valley near the river. We spend a full day and two nights at the campsite to enjoy the area.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mountain Lagoon 90313S Limit: 15. View

28 Sep, Sat 8:30AM Pisgah Rock Track – Dadder Cave – Monkey Ropes Creek
Grade:4/6 Length 7km  180m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA wonderful day walk on our doorstep of Sydney with the promise of a swim in the beautiful pool in Erskine Creek. I want to check out Dadder Cave so the walk will only be on trails until the bottom of the Pisgah Rock Track then boulder hopping up the creek. Rock hopping along the creek and rock scrambling up Mnkey Ropes Creek.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 15. View

1 Oct, Tue 9:30AM Old Argyle Road circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  625m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis is a circuit walk along Old Argyle Road into Penrose State Forest. Circle back through the forest crossing the upper reaches of Paddys River to return to Old Argyle Road. Rough track, creek crossings, need sandals or alternative footwear.
Location: Bundanoon
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 20. View

4-7 Oct, Fri (09:00AM)-Mon (11:00AM) Namadgi National Park
Grade:3/6 Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Namadgi National Park with its wonderful array of habitats is a great place to explore! Fantastic boulder ridges, alpine frost hollows and bountiful swamps are just a few worth seeing on its expansive system of tracks. This is a car based camp, costing $10 a person per night at the comfortable Honeysuckle Creek Campsite, only a short drive from the nations capitol. I expect to also visit Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve during our stay as lots of wildlife worth spotting within its confines. Optional rock scrambling.
Map: Corin Dam 86261N and Rendezvous Creek 86261S Limit: 25. View

8 Oct, Tue 9:30AM Beasleys Lookout
Grade:4/6 Length 7km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
Geoff A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe walk follows Winters Fire Trail to Beasleys Lookout giving views towards Sydney looking down on the M5 Motorway. From the top an indistinct track leads down to the Nattai River. After crossing the river a well formed track leads to Lake Alexandra. Rough track, slippery rocks, river crossing steep descent.
Location: Mt Alexander NR
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 15. View

12-13 Oct, Sat (09:21AM)-Sun (14:00PM) Introductory pack walk
Grade:3/6 Length 22km  400m Southern Sydney Branch
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Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.This would be very good as the first walk for those wishing to try out pack walking.  From Hornsby station a few streets and link up with Great North walk. Head to Crosslands reserve (approx. 14km, mostly downhill and relatively easy with one tricky creek crossing). Camping at Crosslands : beautiful spot with water and toilets. Walk out next day to Berowra station (5.5km). Joint walk with Bushclub. Slippery sections
Location: Berowra Valley NP
Map: Hawkesbury Limit: 15. View

12-13 Oct, Sat (09:00AM)-Sun (16:00PM) Part of Six Foot Track
Grade:3/6 Length 20km  300m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longAn easier pack walk in the Megalong Valley along a section of the Six Foot Track. Lovely scenery and a great campsite next to the Cox River. Good introduction to full pack walking.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 15. View

15 Oct, Tue 9:30AM Barren Grounds Flying Fox & Cooks Nose
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
David W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFlying Fox accessed by a fire trail has the remains of the flying fox used to bring timber up from the valley. The walk then returns to the Cooks Nose Lookout, a wonderful lunch spot. On the edge of the escarpment there are spectacular views. Rough track often wet, muddy and slippery, unfenced lookout.
Location: Barren Grounds NR
Map: Robertson 90284N Limit: 20. View

19-20 Oct, Sat (08:00AM)-Sun (15:00PM) Water Race creek to the Shoalhaven river and return
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  500m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA fantastic walk along the beautiful Water Race Creek with a superb 100 metre waterfall amongst its highlights. Add to this a wonderful campsite next to the Shoalhaven River where the wiley fisherman may catch bass or trout plus a campfire to sit around and yarn under the starry sky. Some rock scrambling along the creek.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Touga 89283S and Nerriga 89274N Limit: 15. View

22 Oct, Tue 9:30AM Wanganderry Pass Fire Trail to the escarpment
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  500m Southern Highlands Branch
Keith 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)This walk is along the first part of the Bonnum Pic Track. Leaving the fire trail there are a couple of steep gullies to negotiate before joining an old fire trail and then a bush track leading to the escarpment. Wildflowers are prolific and the view spectacular. Walk starts at Wanganderry Fire Trail yards. Steep rough track slippery creek crossing, fallen trees, unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Nattai NP View

23 Oct, Wed 9:50AM Jacaranda Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 15km Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(DRAFT - do not publish yet) Nothing says summer in Sydney like a street of Jacaranda trees in full bloom. As if Sydney wasn’t already the prettiest city in Australia, we find ourselves living in nothing short of a magical, lavender coloured wonderland. Let's start with the Royal Botanical Garden, cross the Harbour Bridge, and explore the streets of suburbs like Lavender Bay and Wollstonecraft. Jointly led by Kevin Cliffe and Esther. No need to contact leader, but email RSVP is appreciated. View

25-28 Oct, Fri (08:00AM)-Mon (16:00PM) Bushwalkers Resort Full Pack Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 20km  800m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFull pack walk to the famed “bushwalkers resort” in the rugged upper Kowmung River, then two wonderful days to chill out at the best bush campsite in the Blue Mountains with nice side trips. The final day is a full pack walk back up the hill to the cars (sigh!). A walk that is short in distance but rugged in nature.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 10. View

29 Oct, Tue 9:30AM Balmain to Circular Quay
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  300m Branch
Ian G.
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.The first/last leg of the Harbour Circle Walk with short detours in Balmain, Pyrmont, and The Rocks/Barangaroo as time permits. Fully paved with plenty of steps, coffee stops, public amenities and a touch of Sydney’s history. Return from Circular Quay Station to catch 4:01pm train from Central. Paved paths, steps, coffee shops.
Location: Sydney Harbour NP
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 20. View

2 Nov, Sat 9:00AM Evans Crown Nature Reserve
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  250m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEvans Crown Nature Reserve has some of the most impressive boulder formations you're ever likely to see and on this trip I plan to explore as many of these outcrops as possible with forays north and south of Crown Rock. At this time of year the wattle and various other native plants should also be in full bloom which makes for a colourful walk! Rock scrambling.
Map: Tarana 88301N Limit: 15. View

5 Nov, Tue 9:30AM Mt Jellore
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
David W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longMt Jellore is an outstanding landmark in the Southern Highlands. The walk follows a fire trail through private property to Mt Jellore. The final 150 metres are very steep and give access to a trig point. A little further on there are spectacular views. Return by the same route. Very steep and rough track, unfenced lookout.
Map: Hilltop 8929-2N Limit: 15. View

16 Nov, Sat 8:00AM Caves Beach to Red Ochre Beach
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longIf you like coastal cruising with the odd swim and snorkel included then this is the walk for you as we saunter along the littoral zone from the scenic Caves Beach, heading south and passing another dozen or so beaches along the way to finish up near Red Ochre sands. Expect rock shelves, colourful heathlands and enough time out to enjoy this magnificent coastline. Rock scrambling in a couple of places.
Location: Munmorah SCA
Map: Swansea 92314N and Catherine Hill Bay 92314S Limit: 15. View

19 Nov, Tue 9:30AM Red Track Circuit
Grade:4/6 Length 11km  700m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Leader Changed) This walk follows the track through forest, along creeks and beneath the M5 Motorway. The Nattai River and Gibbergunyah Creek are crossed on the way. There are views and waterfalls along the route. Rough track, steep steps, slippery rocks and 4 creek crossings.
Location: Mt Alexander NR
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 15. View

30 Nov, Sat 8:00AM Green Gully – Tinpot Hill – Galong Creek
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  300m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWith the heat of summmer upon us this is a wonderful walk to get wet and enjoy a beautiful mountain gorge complete with cascades and lots of swimming holes along the way as we walk up Galong Creek back towards Green Gully. Rock scrambling and rock hopping.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Jenolan 89303N Limit: 15. View

3 Dec, Tue 9:30AM Dharawal Pools
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  220m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis park protects the largest surviving koala population is greater Sydney. Stokes and O’Hares Creeks enclose a succession of idyllic waterholes, three of which are accessed on this delightful walk. Keep looking up for those koalas! It's December and beautiful waterholes so bring your cossies 🙂 Well formed tracks/fire trails. One steep section of track. Some clambering down sandstone near swimming holes.
Location: Dharawal NP
Map: Appin 90291S Limit: 20. View

7 Dec, Sat 8:00AM Upper Wollangambe Canyon
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  300m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Swim | A trip that involves swimmingSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.The justifiably famous Wollangambe Canyon is a delight especially as we float through its wonderfully sculptured narrow confines on our lilos admiring the spectacular scenery including a short detour up Crayfish Canyon. There is no abseils in this canyon but being able to swim is important and a lilo/portable raft is essential. Rock scrambling and deep water so lilo is necessary.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Wollangambe 89312S Limit: 12. View

8-14 Dec, Sun (17:00PM)-Sat (12:00PM) Koscie 2019
Grade:3/6 Length 60km  2,000m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) More magic with my 8th annual Koscie walk. This year we start from Round Mountain, and camp near Derschkos, Grey Mare, Pretty Plain and Wheelers Huts with an optional climb of Dargal Mountain. The usual great scenery and the usual lovely Koscie bushland and flowers.
Location: Kosciuszko NP Limit: 15. View

8-23 Feb, Sat (07:00AM)-Sun (00:00AM) Lord Howe Island Trip 2020
Illawarra Branch
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Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Cycle | A cycling tripSwim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Educational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.First 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.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Joe Pike and Brendan Mills are leading another great trip to Lord Howe Island in February 2020. The trip is for one week and allows for group of individual activities including bush walking, swimming/snorkeling, cycling, history insights and more. We are calling for expressions of interest. Please be early as these trips have filled up quickly in the past. Please contact Joe on josephpike3@gmail.com or 0428276883 for further information. View

5 Apr, Sun 9:50AM Oxfam trail: Section 1
Grade:3/6 Length 17km  600m Southern Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(DRAFT - do not publish yet) RSVP essential. The 100km trail features the well-known Great North Walk and the Harbour to Hawkesbury Walking Track in the beautiful bushland of northern Sydney. Section 1 starts from Parsley Bay and ends at Cowan Fire Station. We walk to Cowan Station to catch train home. Bring snacks and drinks. Steep and slippery sections.
Map: Hawkesbury Limit: 15. View

12 Apr, Sun 9:41AM Oxfam Trail: Section 2
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  350m Southern Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(DRAFT - do not publish yet) RSVP essential. The 100km trail features the well-known Great North Walk and the Harbour to Hawkesbury Walking Track in the beautiful bushland of northern Sydney. Section 2 starts from Cowan Fire Station and finishes at Berowra. Bring snacks and drinks. Step and slippery sections.
Map: Berowra Limit: 15. View

19 Apr, Sun 9:36AM Oxfam Trail: Sections 3
Grade:3/6 Length 21km  850m Southern Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(DRAFT - do not publish yet) Berowra to Bobbin Head. RSVP essential. The 100km trail features the well-known Great North Walk and the Harbour to Hawkesbury Walking Track in the beautiful bushland of northern Sydney. Section 3 starts from Berowra and finish at Bobbins Head. From Bobbin Head, we walk to Mt Kuringai station. Bring snacks and drinks. Steep and slippery sections.
Map: Ku-ring-gai Chase Limit: 15. View

26 Apr, Sun 9:46AM Oxfam Trail: Section 4
Grade:3/6 Length 21km  500m Southern Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(DRAFT - do not publish yet) Bobbin Head to St Ives. RSVP essential. The 100km trail features the well-known Great North Walk and the Harbour to Hawkesbury Walking Track in the beautiful bushland of northern Sydney. Section 4 starts from Bobbin Head and finish at St Ives Showground. We walk from Mt Kuring-gai Station to start of section at Bobbin Head. Bring snacks and drinks. Limit: 15. View

12-23 Jul, Sun (08:00AM)-Thu (16:00PM) Thorsbourne Trail
Grade:3/6 Length 32km  400m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) A lovely pack walk on the Thorsbourne Trail on Hinchinbrook Island in Queensland. This is one of Queensland’s Great Walks and is a wonderful mixture of rainforest and beaches. Some great campsites; some nice swimming holes; mostly short days; with at least one 2-night stop, all make this a really terrific walk. There is great demand for the limited walk permits at this time of the year so we need to book close to the possible one-year in advance. Seven days (6 nights) of actual walking. A day of snorkeling on the reef prior to the walk is also planned.
Location: Hinchinbrook Limit: 8. View

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