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|1 Oct, Tue 9:30AM||Old Argyle Road circuit|
|Grade:3/6||Length||13km||625m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|This 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.
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 20. View
|4-7 Oct, Fri (09:00AM)-Mon (11:00AM)||Namadgi National Park|
|(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
|4 Oct, Fri 8:55AM||Wilsons Glen|
|(NEW!!!) Explore various fire trails and tracks in the area. Mostly out and back. Rock scrambling and creek crossings. Some off-track is a possibility.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View
|8 Oct, Tue 9:30AM||Beasleys Lookout|
|Grade:4/6||Length||7km||200m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|The 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
|11 Oct, Fri 9:08AM||Long Angle and Cripple Creeks|
|(NEW!!!) Mostly roads and fire trails. Follow Long Angle Creek and Cripple Creek trails to Blaxland. Cyclists and horse riders also use the fire trails. Some steep sections. Some loose surface on trails.
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 15. View
|12-13 Oct, Sat (09:21AM)-Sun (14:00PM)||Introductory Pack Walk|
|Grade:3/6||Length||22km||400m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) 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. 15 km, 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 (5.5 km). 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|
|An 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
|14 Oct, Mon 9:29AM||Medlow Bath to Grand Canyon|
|(NEW!!!) Old coach road to Grand Canyon from Medlow Bath. A lot of trail and road walking. A few awkward moves on descent into Grand Canyon.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View
|15 Oct, Tue 9:30AM||Barren Grounds Flying Fox & Cooks Nose|
|Grade:3/6||Length||10km||200m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|Flying 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
|18 Oct, Fri 9:29AM||Medlow Bath Wander|
|(NEW!!!) Wander various tracks at Medlow Bath including parts of Valley Farm Track and Wonderland Track. Expect a number of out and back or down and up sections. Variable steps and some exposure.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 12. View
|19-20 Oct, Sat (08:00AM)-Sun (15:00PM)||Water Race creek to the Shoalhaven river and return|
|A 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
|21 Oct, Mon 9:12AM||Wentworth Pass|
|(NEW!!!) Darwins Walk to Wentworth Falls, Slacks Stairs, Wentworth Pass, Valley of the Waters, Fletcher St, Falls Road back to the station. Lots of steps. Wet rocks in places. Old timber boardwalk is uneven.
Location: Wentworth Falls
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View
|22 Oct, Tue 9:30AM||Wanganderry Pass Fire Trail to the escarpment|
|Grade:4/6||Length||12km||500m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|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|
|(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|
|Full 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
|26 Oct, Sat 8:30AM||Temple of Doom and Lost Arc Point|
|(NEW!!!) Come and see why the superb pagoda formations that comprise the Temple of Doom and Lost Arc Point plus all the surrounding area must be protected in a greater Gardens of Stone National Park.This is a wild area that must be preserved for future generations. On the way back from the TOD we have a brief look at Blackfellows Cave. Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Newnes SF
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N Limit: 15. View
|29 Oct, Tue 9:30AM||Balmain to Circular Quay|
|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
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