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1 Nov, Fri 9:17AM Gladstone Pass
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  350m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Gladstone Pass to Dashs Cave. Exposed in parts. Some awkward moves down climbing. Some sections have ropes for aid. Wet rocks.
Location: Leura
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 12. 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

4 Nov, Mon 9:00AM Blue Gum Swamp
Grade:2/6 Length 13km  250m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Shaws Ridge and Blue Gum Swamp Trails. Loose surface on trails.
Location: Winmalee
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 20. 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

8 Nov, Fri 9:22AM Radiata Plateau
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.(NEW!!!) Explore various trails on Radiata Plateau. Including out to Mt Elphinstone and Megalong Head. Walk back to Katoomba through Bonnie Doon Reserve.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba Limit: 15. View

11 Nov, Mon 8:55AM Murphys Trail
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  350m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Explore rock formations along Murphys Trail including Linda Rock. Visit Murphys Glen then take Turpentine Track and Murphys Trail back to Woodford.
Location: Woodford
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

15 Nov, Fri 9:12AM Hippocrene Falls
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  600m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Darwins Walk, Slack Stairs, Hippocrene Falls, Vera Falls, Valley of the Waters. Steep, poor track in sections. Lots of steps.
Location: Wentworth Falls
Map: Katoomba 89301S 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

18 Nov, Mon 9:54AM Pulpit Rock to Fairy Bower
Grade:3/6 Length 7km  350m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Pulpit Rock, Witches Glen, Ferris Cave, Grotto and Fairy Bower. Rough track in places.
Location: Mount Victoria
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 20. 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

22 Nov, Fri 8:35AM Perrys Lookdown
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  1,130m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Perrys Lookdown to Blackheath Station via Blue Gum Forest. Steep down, poor track in sections. Lots of steps. Creek crossings. Steep up. Lots of steps.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 12. View

24 Nov, Sun Gerringong Coast Circuit
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  100m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) A circuit walk exploring the beaches, headlands and rock platforms around Gerringong. Joint walk with Illawarra Ramblers. Limit: 20. 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 long(Updated Details) This 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 Dec, Sun Illawarra Northern Beaches
Grade:2/6 Length 12km  100m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) A walk exploring the Illawarra coast from Coalcliff to Thirroul via Seacliff Bridge, roadside pathways, beaches, headlands and rock platforms. Part of the Great South Coast Walk (greatsouthcoastwalk.net). Joint activity with Illawarra Ramblers. Limit: 20. 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

21 Dec, Sat 8:00AM Shelly Beach~North Head
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  100m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | 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)I am aiming for a low tide swim and snorkel at Shelly Beach then a walk around to the North Head for the views and wildflowers. Come for both types of activity or just one! Bring swimmers and snorkelling essentials plus your walking gear. Aim to have lunch on North Head. Bring plenty of blockout!
Location: shelly beach
Map: sydney harbour Limit: 20. View

26-31 Dec, Thu (12:00PM)-Tue (10:00AM) Kosciuszko National Park
Grade:4/6 Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) This will the 9th lodge based bushwalking trip I have lead staying at the very comfortable Southern Alps Ski Lodge at Charlotte Pass doing day walks in the wonderful Kosciuszko National Park. We will explore many of the alpine tarns, ridges and peaks and enjoy the expansive wildflowers that you get at this time of the year. The lodge has a commercial style kitchen and all the rooms are twin share with ensuites. People coming on this trip often cook in groups as it is easier, practical and more fun but not compulsory. As usual, there will be 3 other leaders so people interested in a walk with have several choices each day! Some off-track walking and rock scrambling on some of the walks, and potential for extreme weather.
Location: Kosciuszko NP Limit: 32. View

4 Jan, Sat 8:00AM Putty Beach to McMasters Beach
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  150m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Where do you go when the heat of summer is on? A lovely coastal walk with plenty of opportunities to swim, snorkel and enjoy the dramatic scenery! One of my favourites walks along the littoral zone. Swimming in open water.
Location: Bouddi National Park, Central Coast
Map: Broken Bay and Gosford 91312S Limit: 15. View

11 Jan, Sat 8:00AM Butterbox Canyon
Grade:4/6 Length 6km  150m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Butterbox Canyon is a spectacular easy canyon to enjoy as it requires no abseils and only a few shortish swims so a wetsuit is definitely required. A wonderful watery trip on a hot January weekend not far from Blackheath. Rock scrambling, cold water and a few short swims, so a wetsuit is necessary.
Location: Blue Mountains National Park
Map: mt.wilson Limit: 15. View

19 Jan, Sun Gerroa & Seven Mile Beach NP
Grade:2/6 Length 13km  50m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) A great easy summer time, low tide, walk exploring rock platform, beach and bush. Joint activity with Illawarra Ramblers. Limit: 20. View

25-27 Jan, Sat (08:00AM)-Mon (15:00PM) The Mighty Morong Deep
Grade:4/6 Length 16km  700m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.If you want the ultimate river trip you simply cant go past the mighty Morong Deep! This is an incredibly beautiful section of the upper Kowmung River populated by numerous cascades, cool refreshing giant swimming pools and slabs of pink granite which is perfect for scrambling over, sunbaking on and allowing perfect grip as you explore your way down the river. In short, having the time of your life! Add to this the real chance of bagging a wild trout and some lovely campsites and you have all the attributes for an amazing experience worthy of saluting the Australia Day weekend in style! The walk starts by following Morong Falls down into the Deep and ends by ascending Megalith Ridge back to the Kanangra Plateau. Lots of rock scrambling.
Location: Kanangra-Boyd NP
Map: Kanangra 89303S, yerranderie, Shooters Hill 88302S, and Gurnang 88291N Limit: 12. View

8-23 Feb, Sat (07:00AM)-Sun (00:00AM) Lord Howe Island Trip 2020
Illawarra Branch
34125
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

27-29 Feb, Thu (04:38AM)-Sat (00:00AM) Mount Jagungal
Grade:3/6 Length 36km  1,000m Sydney Branch
Graham C.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Three day pack walk Mt Jagungal, one of the “biggies” at over 2000m. A beautiful campsite on a high knoll and surrounded by Snow gums. Day 1 - Walk to campsite Day 2 - Climb Jagungal with daypacks Day 3 - Walk out Joint with Bush Club Inc. Could be cold nights at high altitude.
Location: Kosciuszko NP
Map: Jagungal 85251S and Toolong Range 85251N Limit: 8. View

7-14 Mar, Sat (07:00AM)-Sat (14:00PM) Walls of Jerusalem
Grade:4/6 Length 80km  1,000m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Walls of Jerusalem to Lake St Clair, Tasmania. This is my favourite long walk that I have ever done and on my 5th visit to the superlative Walls of Jerusalem, we will explore the many wonderful aspects that this area has to offer over several days. Then we travel down past the Great Lakes of Adelaide, Meston and Junction to the interestingly named Never Never and the Mersey River which we follow through to the Overland Track at Harnett Falls. From this point we go south then north into Pine Valley for 2 days of magic, climbing the Acropolis, the Labyrinth and other scenic gems. Finally, there is an easy walk down to Lake St Clair for a ferry ride to Cynthia Bay and a pickup with bushwalkers transport back to Hobart. Rock scrambling and a bit off track walking in the Never Never, potential extreme weather.
Location: walls of jerusalem
Map: rowallen, ada, du cane, cathedral, and pillans Limit: 12. View

9-13 Apr, Thu (08:00AM)-Mon (12:00PM) Warrumbungle 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 long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.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.Without a doubt, Warrumbungle National Park is one of my favourite places to walk and enjoy nature. On this trip, I will take you to a few of the wilder locations within the park that aren't often visited as well as plenty of the fantastic regular walks which make this park justifiably famous. With hot showers and good amenities isn't it time you experienced the wonderful Warrumbungles! interested people can come for 4/5 or 6 days. some offtrack walking
Location: Warrumbungle NP Limit: 20. View

19-21 Jun, Fri (15:10PM)-Sun (16:00PM) Newnes weekend away
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  400m Southern Sydney Branch
Bob C.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(NEW!!!) Drive to Newnes on Friday afternoon. Share accommodation in the comfy and fully equipped Newnes Cabins. Friday night spotlighting (wombats, possums, roos etc guaranteed). Saturday a decent walk to be announced. Saturday night help celebrate Paul Webster's 70th and sit around the camp fire. Sunday smaller walk or explore the ruins. For those not wishing to walk, Newnes is a great place to spend a lazy day. Cost is approx. $100 per person for both nights. Bring a plate to share for each of the evening meals. The limit of 23 will decrease if others non NPA start booking the cabins. Slippery sections.
Map: Newnes Limit: 23. 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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