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2 Jan, Sat 8:30AM Waterfall Station to Heathcote Station
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  250m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Waterfall Station - Kangaroo Creek Track - Bottle Forest Track - Engadine Track - Heathcote Station. This is a delightful walk along Kangaroo Creek, all the way down to the junction of Engadine Creek and then back up to Heathcote Station. Along the way I plan to stop for a number of swims depending on the heat of the day so bring your togs with you! Should be a good way to spend a summers day! Bring sunscreen.
Location: Royal NP
Map: NPWS Royal NP View

3 Jan, Sun 10:22AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 5
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  350m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked) Co-leader: Stuart Sew Hoy. We walk from Leura to Wentworth Falls via the Pool of Siloam, Empress Lookout, Queen Victoria Lookout, Lyrebird Lookout, Breakfast Point Lookout, Jamisons lookout and Wentworth Falls Lookout. View Esther's future walks Steep and slipppery sections. Gortex boots an advantage. Walk will be cancelled in severe weather warning, bush fire warning or park closure. Please check your mail box the night before to make sure walk is still on. 
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 14. View

3-8 Jan, Sun-Fri Wheelers Hut – Kiandra
Grade:4/6 Length 70km Sydney Branch
Greg L.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longExtended 6-day pack walk, medium-hard, big climbs, approx. 70 km plus side trips, on and off-tracks. Tooma Rd - Wheelers Hut - Derschkos Hut - Mackeys Hut - Brooks Hut - Tabletop Mt - Kiandra. A hard but rewarding and interesting walk. Visit old goldfields, climb Mt Jagungal, walk on tracks as well as off-tracks in unique alpine country.
Location: Kosciuszko NP Limit: 10. View

4 Jan, Mon 8:18AM Leura to Federal Pass
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  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.(Fully Booked) Note early starting time for summer. Leura Cascades, Marguerite Cascades, Federal Pass, Furber Steps then to Katoomba Station. Well tracked but lots of steps.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 16. View

4 Jan, Mon 10:15AM Tarban Creek Huntleys Point
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  40m Sydney Branch
Renate W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk around Huntley’s Point, follow Tarban Creek, cross over the ridge to the scenic foreshore of Parramatta River, pass historic Bedlam Point, then climb up through the old Gladesville Hospital, returning to Huntley’s Point Ferry. This is a circular walk. Steps
Location: Sydney Harbour Limit: 14. View

5 Jan, Tue 10:01AM Lithgow pagodas explorer
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  250m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.(Fully Booked) Co-leader: Bob Rankins. We’ll explore some pagodas. Rugged tracks; rock scrambling
Location: Lithgow Limit: 7. View

6 Jan, Wed 11:00AM Bundeena to Jibbon Head
Grade:2/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
Sophie A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk from Bundeena to Jibbon Head Aboriginal engravings site. Limited numbers please book by SMS or email giving phone numbers both yours and emergency. Also please send you NPA member number. If interested please advise also if you would like to have lunch at the club at the end of the walk. Bush track, beach and rock walking.
Location: Royal National Park Limit: 15. View

6 Jan, Wed 10:00AM Fiddletown Fire trail
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  10m Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) Marilyn C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(NEW!!!) Fire trail and bush trail to lookout over Berowra Ck gully. Trips and falls.
Location: Marramarra NP Limit: 5. View

6 Jan, Wed 1:00AM Walls Cave, Neates Glen, Grand Canyon and Evans Lookout
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  600m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Car shuttle to Evans Lookout car park, down the Grand Canyon track, passing Neates Glen and back up to Evans Lookout track, turn right towards Evans lookout, the right again along the track towards ridge overlooking Greaves Creek and back, then to Evans Lookout. On the way back, park cars at the end of Walls Cave Road, go down Walls Cave and back. Return to Katoomba. Steep and slippery sections, creek crossing and rough sections
Location: Blackheath Limit: 15. View

7 Jan, Thu A short walk – in Centennial Park
Length 5km Sydney Branch
Sue W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Co-leader is Beth Cambridge. An easy walk through part of Centennial Park. We will start at the Royal Randwick (Racecourse) L2 Light Rail stop and walk along the outside of the park to Martin Road to look at the heritage-listed house Patrick White and his life partner Manoly Lascaris lived in. Then to the park to see some heritage buildings, Busby’s Bore Cairn, some statues and memorials. We will enjoy the lovely peace and quiet of the Parklands; it’s trees, lakes, birds, animals and history. Depending on the day’s conditions the walk can be extended to the beach or harbour. Hazards include viruses and the summer heat. Limit: 10. View

8 Jan, Fri Exploratory bushwalk or non-abseiling canyon
Grade:5/6 Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) Depending on the weather, either a walk exploring the amazing country in the Wollemi/Gardens of Stone or a non-abseiling/swimming canyon walk will be offered. Put this date in your diary and watch Short Notice Walk announcements for exact details. View

8 Jan, Fri 9:30AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 14: & 15 Brighton le Sans to Green Hills
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  80m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
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)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.(Nearly fully booked) Brighton le Sans to Greenhills.  This is a  walk along beaches and waterfront. Early exit at 6 km(San Souci) if you like.  Highlights: Taren Point Shorebird Reserve; Woolooware mangroves boardwalk: Oyster Farm, Woolooware Wader Lagoon. Swimming opportunities. View Esther's walks   Social distancing, mask, sanitizer. Limit: 12. View

8 Jan, Fri 8:41AM Pierces Pass
Grade:4/6 Length 5km  500m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk to Grose River for lunch. Return same way. Lots of steps. Creek crossings.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mt Wilson Limit: 12. View

9 Jan, Sat 10:02AM Bob Turners Track
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  350m Sydney Branch
Ewan C.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWe walk Bob Turners Track. We'll see amazing Flannel Flowers on our way down to the pristine Colo River where you can swim. Steep and slippery sections.
Map: Hawkesbury Limit: 12. View

9 Jan, Sat Cerberus Canyon, Cerberus Falls and Hair of the Dog Ravine
Grade:5/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) Half of this walk is in an unprotected area of Newnes SF; the other half is in the Blue Mountains NP. The straight boundary line, drawn by politicians, makes no sense when it comes to natural beauty. See it for yourself! Park the vehicles at the locked gate at the end of Waratah Ridge Road. Walk into and down the Hair of the Dog Ravine at GR 493 038. After exiting the ravine, make our way west to Cerberus Creek and its canyon. Go through the canyon, visiting Cerberus Falls and exit at about GR 472 038. Walk on the road back to the cars. About 10k.
Location: Newnes SF and Blue Mountains NP
Map: Wollangambe 89312S and Rock Hill 89312N View

10 Jan, Sun 10:07AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 7
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  365m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) Co-leader: Stuart Sew Hoy. We walk from Lawson to Hazelbrook. Many waterfalls to delight you.View Esther's walks Creek crossings,steep and slippery sections. Gortex boots an advantage. Walk will be cancelled in severe weather warning, bush fire warning or park closure. Please check your mail box the night before to make sure walk is still on. 
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 14. View

10 Jan, Sun 9:00AM Ku-ring-gai Chase NP Day Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  250m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Mt Kuring-gai Station to Berowra Station via Cowan Creek and Waratah Bay. A nice mixture of tracks and scenery. Can be done by public transport.
Location: Ku-ring-gai Chase NP Limit: 15. View

11 Jan, Mon 8:41AM Little Zig Zag
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  420m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Note early starting time for summer. Note 420m ascent and descent. Walk feels longer than 8km. Visit Ross Cave, Bede Lookout, Pulpit Rock, Little Zig Zag, Rienits Pass, Wilson Glen and back past Ross Cave. Old track, poorly maintained. In a couple of places a slip would not be good. Muddy in places.
Location: Mt Victoria
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N and Hartley 89304N Limit: 16. View

11 Jan, Mon 9:50AM North Arm, Castle Cove
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  220m Sydney Branch
Renate W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longExplore a stretch of beautiful harbour bushland between Castle Cove and Middle Cove and enjoy extensive views over Middle Harbour. Starting at the Explosives Reserve, Castle Cove, climb up to the Knoll, follow the North Arm Track along the shoreline, finally climb up for a view at Harold Reid Reserve; finish in Middle Cove. Bush tracks. Slippery if wet, Steps.
Location: castle cove Limit: 14. View

13 Jan, Wed 1:00AM Faulconbridge to Springwood
Grade:3/6 Length 16km  400m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Faulconbridge Station along Victory Track, side trip to Numantia Falls, then to Perch Ponds, join Magdala Gully Track, passing Martin Falls, Magdala Falls on to Springwood Station. Steep and slippery sections and creek crossings. Limit: 15. View

13 Jan, Wed 10:13AM Windsor Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  5m Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) Marilyn C.
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.(NEW!!!) Walk in Historic Windsor. Hawkesbury River Reserves. Historic Buildings, Church and Monuments. Cross new Windsor Bridge. Bookings essential. Contact leader Marilyn Cross by email: marilyncross@netspace.net.au. Mob 0427632756 on day of walk only. Slips and trips. COVID Precautions. Masks public transport. Social distancing. Limit: 10. View

14 Jan, Thu Brooklyn Waterfront and Dangar Island Circumnavigation
Grade:2/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
Sue 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)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.(Fully Booked) Dangar Island is a 30.8 hectare carless and careless island with stunning 360 degree views of the Hawkesbury River, adjacent islands and bridges. Footpaths, tracks and a beach. Along the Brooklyn waterfront to Sandy Bay after we return to the mainland. Booking is mandatory as is the ability to demonstrate a distance of 1.5 m. Hazards include viruses.
Location: Hawkesbury River Limit: 10. View

15 Jan, Fri Exploratory bushwalk or non-abseiling canyon
Grade:5/6 Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) Depending on the weather, either a walk exploring the amazing country in the Wollemi/Gardens of Stone or a non-abseiling/swimming canyon walk will be offered. Put this date in your diary and watch Short Notice Walk announcements for exact details. View

15 Jan, Fri 8:46PM Forest Path
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  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.Uloola Trail and then down the Couranga Track. Cross the Hacking River and walk the Forest Path circuit. Return back up to Waterfall station. New walk for leader.
Location: Waterfall
Map: Otford and Appin Limit: 16. View

15 Jan, Fri 10:00AM Neighbourhood Walks No 1: Lewisham to Rozelle
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  100m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | 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.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Cafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)The "neighbourhood series" will be led by walkers who live in the vicinity of where they live. Today, from Lewisham, we will walk the Greenway to Iron Cove, explore Callan Park, and finish in Rozelle. The area is rich in industrial and social history. Optional pub lunch at end at historic Rozelle pub . This walk is full.  However, if there is enough interest, a second walk will be put on a different day.  Please express a show of interest for the second walk.
Mostly street and paved path.
Local guide and Leader will be Bob Rankin. View neighbourhood walks Limit: 16. View

16-17 Jan, Sat (21:00PM)-Sun (15:00PM) Lower Blue Mountains
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  250m 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 longWe start with a walk down on the Jack Evans Track to Erskine Creek in the Glenbrook area of Blue Mountains NP. We then walk upstream to an excellent swimming pool on the junction with Lincoln/Monkey Ropes Creek.  Spend the day swimming and stay the night at a nice campsite near the pool. The return will be a short walk along Monkey Ropes Creek and up a new track to return to the cars. This is a perfect way to spend a weekend.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 15. View

16 Jan, Sat 8:30AM Minnamurra – Bombo headland – Kiama
Grade:2/6 Length 12km  120m 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)Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Summer is here and the coast is calling! Expect at least 3 swims along the way at very different locations as well as the dramatic scenery of the Bombo Headland with its colonies of seabirds and ancient columnar jointing, no less!
Location: Kiama Coast Limit: 15. View

17 Jan, Sun 10:05AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 8
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  350m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
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) Co-leader: Stuart Sew Hoy. We walk from Hazelbrook to Linden via the majestic Kings Cave, pristine paradise pool and a few beautiful waterfalls. We also visit the historic Caley’s Repulse and Donogues Tomb. The track consists of rocky fire trails and bush tracks with some rock scrambling. Opportunity for swimming.View Esther's future walks Creek crossings, steep and slippery sections. Gortex boots an advantage. Walk will be cancelled in severe weather warning, bush fire warning or park closure. Please check your mailbox the night before to make sure walk is still on.   More Limit: 14. View

17 Jan, Sun 10:30AM Mimosa Rocks NP
Grade:2/6 Length 4km Far South Coast Branch
Gabrielle T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(NEW!!!) Middle Beach to Gillards Beach. Features a diverse range of coastal vegetation, including ancient Burrawangs. Some beach walking.
Location: Mimosa Rocks NP View

18 Jan, Mon 8:34AM Colliers Causeway
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.Note early starting time for summer. Walls Ledge, Colliers Causeway, Porters Pass. Old tracks, creek crossings, scrambling, muddy sections.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 16. View

18 Jan, Mon 9:50AM Roseville’s Western Gullies
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  220m Sydney Branch
Renate W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) This walk is a light workout, taking you up and down several times to walk a number of the remnant bush gullies on the western side of Lane Cove river between Chatswood and Lindfield. Rough bush tracks, creek crossings, slippery if wet, steps. Limit: 14. View

20 Jan, Wed Exploratory bushwalk or non-abseiling canyon
Grade:5/6 Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) Depending on the weather, either a walk exploring the amazing country in the Wollemi/Gardens of Stone or a non-abseiling/swimming canyon walk will be offered. Put this date in your diary and watch Short Notice Walk announcements for exact details. View

20 Jan, Wed 9:20AM Spit Bridge to Manly
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  50m Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) Jill M.
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.(NEW!!!) Walk classic Sydney Harbour Spit Bridge to Manly. Paths through bushland, over wooden bridges and up and down sandstone steps. Beautiful views to the Heads. Optional swim at Manly. Bookings essential. Contact leader. Covid safe: mandatory masks public transport. Social distancing. Trips and slips. Uneven steps.
Location: Sydney Harbour
Map: Sydney Harbour Limit: 14. View

20 Jan, Wed 8:00AM Stanwell Park to Helensburgh via Bald Hill
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  400m Southern Sydney Branch
Loan
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) (Nearly fully booked) From Stanwell Park Station follow a steepish track up to Bald Hill Lookout with spectacular coastal views. Onto the Lilyvale Track and rainforest gully of the Karingal Track. Taking in the Red Cedar Loop before crossing the Hacking River and uphill tracks to Helensburgh Station. (Originally Adrian Jones's walk). Hacking River crossing may be tricky after heavy rain.
Location: Royal NP Limit: 15. View

21 Jan, Thu 8:00AM Heathcote to Karloo Pool via Bottle Forest
Grade:3/6 Length 7km  300m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
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.(NEW!!!) I'd suggest an even earlier start but might get attacked. Time for swimming and walk can be shortened if hot. Worth carrying a camera (when isn't it!). Some steep sections.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 10. View

21 Jan, Thu 7:30AM Walk & Weed
Sydney Branch
Conny H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long7:30am Walk & Weed along the Narrabeen Lagoon catchment transverse walk. Start at Oxford Falls, walk for 3 1/2 hours, weed for 30 min, continue 30 min walk and carpool back to start. Bring gloves and long-handled screwdriver if available. Walk grade: medium. Bookings essential. View

21 Jan, Thu Woy Woy Waterfront to Blackwall Mountain
Length 10km  100m Sydney Branch
Sue 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)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.(NEW!!!) Along the edge of Brisbane Water on the wide foreshore from Woy Woy Station. Climb the 1km up Blackwall Mountain (if it’s not too hot) with a gradient of 12 % at times along a little trafficked road and then a bush track. Walk or bus back to the station. Ability to demonstrate a distance of 1.5 m is essential. Hazards include viruses. Map of walk
Map: Blackwall Mountain Reserve Limit: 10. View

22 Jan, Fri 10:00AM Neighbourhood Walks No 2 : Rushcutters Bay to Kings Cross Station
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  200m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) The "neighbourhood series" will be led by walkers who live in the vicinity of where they live. Today we walk from Rushcutters Bay to Kings Cross, via Botanical Gardens.  Leader is Fiona Thompson. As Covid restriction limits the no of visitors to 5,she cannot host afternoon tea at her Darlinghurst Home after the walk. Instead she has made booking at the Yachts Club for lunch. Please state if you will join the optional lunch. This walk will replace the annual Australia Day walk I host each year. Points of interest: Botanic Gardens :Beare Park ; McElhone Reserve; Navy docks;  finger wharf ; Hyde Park, calyx, Herb Gardens, Koala bears, Rose Gardens, Water Lilies; Farm Cove, Lady Macquarie Chair, Government House, Conservatorium of Music; The Mint, State Library, Opera House. View neighbourhood walks Limit: 12. View

23-26 Jan, Sat (09:00AM)-Tue (14:30PM) Kowmung
Grade:4/6 Length 20km  750m 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) Morong falls firetrail¬Megalith Ridge - Kowmung River - Morong Deep and return. Quite simply, this will be one of the finest wilderness walks you can ever do in our wonderful state! Within the Kanangra Boyd National Park lies the untamed Kowmung River and on this walk, we will explore the spectacular Morong Deep which is in my opinion has the finest swimming available in the Blue mountains.From the cars we will walk down to the Kowmung and then have a wilderness basecamp exploring the Morong Deep and the Kowmung River at our leisure,and maybe even catching a trout or two! Rock scrambling, and offtrack walking.
Location: Kanangra-Boyd NP
Map: Kanangra 89303S, Gurnang 88291N, and Yerranderie 89294N View

24 Jan, Sun 9:53AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 9
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  300m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) Co-leader: Stuart Sew Hoy. This is a historic walk http://heritagedrive.com.au/project/history-walk-faulconbridge-steam-saw-mill-site/. We walk from Linden to Faulconbridge. Visit an Aboriginal site and the historic sawmill, and a few rocky vantage points, which offered spectacular views of the valley. The track to the creek is steep and involves some rock scrambling but it is adorned with wildflowers of various colours, overhangs and caves. Unfortunately this walk involves 4 km of street walking.View Esther's future walks Creek crossings, steep and slippery sections. Gortex boots an advantage. Walk will be cancelled in severe weather warning, bush fire warning or park closure. Please check your mailbox the night before to make sure walk is still on.
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 12. View

25 Jan, Mon 8:25AM Glenbrook to Emu Plains via O’Donoghues pub
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  200m Sydney Branch
Janet R.
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.We will walk round Glenbrook Lagoon, through Mt Sion to Lennox Bridge. Then Elizabeth L/O, down to Knapsack Bridge. Under the highway and along River Road Reserve past the sculptures and Yandhai Bridge. Passing O'Donoghues Irish Pub for optional lunch (make your own arrangements and at your own expense). The pub is only metres from Emu Plains Station. Comply with Covid-19 regulations regarding spacing whilst walking, bring your own sanitiser etc. Rough ground, trip hazards, one very steep down. A few roads without footpaths to walk.
Map: Penrith 90303N Limit: 15. View

26 Jan, Tue 9:30AM Carrington Falls
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Carrington Falls and Stevo's Track followed by a short drive to access Nellies Glen and Missingham Lookout.  There will be an opportunity to swim at Nellies Glen. Rough track, slippery rocks, deep water.
Location: Budderoo National Park
Map: Robertson 9028-4N and Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 15. View

26 Jan, Tue 9:30AM Fitzroy Falls
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Fitzroy Falls West Rim and East Rim Tracks provide spectacular views of the main falls, Twin Falls, the Grotto and the valley between the two tracks.  The vegetation is very different on each of the tracks. Extension to Plane crash site off track. Rough track, steep sections, slippery rocks. Some off track.
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 15. View

26 Jan, Tue 10:01AM Mount Hay and Butterbox Point
Grade:3/6 Length 6km  250m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Leader: Bob Rankin.  Mount Hay Summit and Butterbox Point is a 6 kilometer lightly trafficked loop trail located near Blue Mountains, that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. Steep and slippery sections Limit: 6. View

27 Jan, Wed 10:10AM Watsons Bay to Rose Bay
Grade:2/6 Length 11km  50m Sydney Branch
Denise S.
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.Beautiful harbour and ocean views as we walk to South Head and then to Rose Bay via Parsley Bay, Neilsen Park and the Hermitage Foreshore Walk. Swimming possible at Neilsen Park.
Location: Sydney Harbour NP Limit: 15. View

29 Jan, Fri Exploratory bushwalk or non-abseiling canyon
Grade:5/6 Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longDepending on the weather, either a walk exploring the amazing country in the Wollemi/Gardens of Stone or a non-abseiling/swimming canyon walk will be offered. Put this date in your diary and watch Short Notice Walk announcements for exact details. View

29 Jan, Fri 8:00AM Jibbon Head
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  100m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(NEW!!!) A walk from Bundeena to Jibbon Head. Walk can be lengthened or shortened depending on temperature. Extension might also include a visit to Bonnie Vale for those who drive. Picnic lunch. Be aware this is summer and the heat can be an issue. Carry lots of water and wear appropriate clothing.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 10. View

29 Jan, Fri Mt Kuring-gai to Berowra via Apple Tree Bay and Cowan Creek
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  480m Southern Sydney Branch
Paul L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) The walk starts from Mt Kuring-gai Station to the lookout over Apple Tree Bay on NPWS track, then follows old pipeline to Apple Tree Bay. From the car park at the bay, go up Apple Tree Creek to small waterfall and return to car park. Next follow usual track along Cowan Creek to Berowra. Apple Tree creek has rock hopping section and slippery surfaces in parts. Old pipe line track is overgrown in parts with steep decent.
Map: Berowra Limit: 15. View

29 Jan, Fri 10:05AM Neighbourhood walk No 3: Little Digger Track and Two Creeks Track
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  170m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
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.(Nearly fully booked) Co-leader: Heather Lakiss. This pleasant walk starts from Lindfield Park and heads through the bushland to the Two Creeks Track, which it follows through the national park to, and along, Middle Harbour Creek. The walk returns to Lindfield Park via the picturesque Little Digger Track, and through a few shortcut alley ways in East Lindfield. View neighbourhood walks
Map: Middle Harbour Limit: 12. View

30 Jan, Sat 8:00AM Valley of the Waters full circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  750m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
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.On this full Valley of the Waters circuit we will drop down into the valley as far as Vera Falls and pass as many lookouts and waterfalls as we can as we walk along the many paths in this area including Wentworth Pass, Vera Falls, National Pass, Undercliff, Den Fenella and the Shortcut tracks. Expect lots of photo opportunities and for those feeling brave the odd swimming opportunity. Lots of steps and steep sections.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S View

31 Jan, Sun 9:48AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 10
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  330m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) Co-leader: Stuart Sew Hoy. Today we walk from Faulconbridge to Springwood via Victory Track and Wiggins Track. This is a popular route.View Esther's future walks Steep and slippery sections. Gortex boots an advantage. Walk will be cancelled in severe weather warning, bush fire warning or park closure. Please check your mailbox the night before to make sure walk is still on. 
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 12. View

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