Program listing

Program listing

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3-11 Sep, Mon-Tue Gems West of the Mountains
Grade:3/6 Length 4km Milton Branch
Peter W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Fully Booked) Based at Lithgow and Rylstone we shall spend 9 days pagoda hopping and exploring some very interesting and scenic locations. Caravan, cabin, motel or camp. Evans Crown, Goochs Crater, Hassans Walls, Deep Pass, BlackFellows Hands, Blackmans Crown, Dunns Swamps Pagodas and Ferntree Gully Nature Reserve. All of the walks are short possibly 4km or less but you will need to be agile, enjoy exploring. Climbing and scrambling, can be some exposure at heights.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP Limit: 12. View

4 Sep, Tue 8:02AM Milsons Point to Wollstonecraft
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  250m Southern Highlands Branch
2038
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Train to Milsons Point Station, walk around Lavender Bay, Balls Head and Berry Island to Wollstonecraft Station. Even walk, few rocks and up and down bush track. Limit: 12. View

5 Sep - 7 Oct, Wed-Sun Slovenia and Croatia Hiking and Cycling
Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Cycle | A cycling tripWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Fully Booked) A trip to Slovenia and Croatia from 5 Sept to 7 Oct 2018. Need to be able to do the entire trip and to carry a 10-12 kg pack for 5 days in the Julian Alps in Slovenia, staying in hotels and mountain huts. This hike commences and finishes in Bled and is medium difficulty involving a 11 km, 620 mtr ascent; 10.5km, 1100mtr ascent; 11km, 700 mtr descent; 8.5km, 340mtr ascent and a 18ks, 1200m descent. There are two cycles. The first one is from Ljubljana in Slovenia to Porec in northern Croatia. Cycling for 9 days with daily distances from 35ksm to 57km. The second cycle is in the islands of Kvarner Bay in the northern Adriatic. It is a cruise and cycle covering 5 islands with cycling distances between 21km and 45km, difficulty grade 2 to grade 4. For itinerary and further information contact Adrian Jones. View

8 Sep, Sat Cycle the M7
Grade:3/6 Length 50km Sydney Branch
Rob & Jayne G.
Cycle | A cycling trip(NEW!!!) Approx 50 kms return, Casula to Rooty Hill return, cycle path all the way. Lunch at Rooty Hill Pub (Lone Pine Tavern). An enjoyable ride with some hills. Bring water and sun cream. No helmet - no go! Combined activity with Sutherland Bushwalking Club, National Parks Association, Bush Club and St George Bicycle User Group. View

8-9 Sep, Sat (08:30AM)-Sun (15:00PM) Kalianna ridge to the Monolith valley and return
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  800m 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.(NEW!!!) This is one of our states classic walks featuring the spectacular and photogenic Monolith valley which we will reach via the iconic Kalianna ridge track.Everywhere you look on this walk youll be rewarded with unparalled views of some of our finest landforms! Tents not needed as we camp in the aptly named Sunrise cave.   steep track in some parts.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Corang 89273N Limit: 12. View

11 Sep, Tue 9:30AM The Boxvale Track
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  450m Southern Highlands Branch
Pamela W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA circuit walk which includes the Old Tramway Track, tunnel and lookout giving views towards the Blue Mountains. Rough tracks, creek crossings, slippery rocks and some steep sections.
Location: Mt Alexander NR
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 20. View

15-16 Sep, Sat (12:00PM)-Sun (16:00PM) Events at Ahimsa
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.The events at ‘Ahimsa’ provides a rare opportunity to visit the property and learn more about its background. There is no charge to attend. The National Trust Marie Byles exhibition panels will be on display at ‘Ahimsa’ and tell the story of Marie’s extraordinary life and interests. The panels will be on display from 12 noon to 4pm on 15 and 16 September, and combined with a Sunday afternoon Spring wildflower walk in Pennant Hills Park organised by the Beecroft-Cheltenham Civic Trust followed by afternoon tea in the Hut of Happy Omen. View

18 Sep, Tue 9:30AM Griffith Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Griffiths Walk is a 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. Best Walk: Griffiths Trail Loop Walk View

20-29 Sep, Thu-Sat Paddle week
Milton Branch
Helen M.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Mid North Coast - Wallace Lake and Forster area. Day paddles on lakes and rivers in the area. Led by local paddler & NPA member, John Thorn; organised by Helen Moody. Joint activity with Illawarra Ramblers. Based at camp site. Day paddles, 12-20 kms plus rest day. Travel days 20/7 & 29/7. Please note that these paddling events are very popular and book out quickly. Expressions of interest to Helen by email. Make own accommodation arrangements. Please don’t book in unless very certain you will participate. Be mindful that pulling out at a late stage simply because of change of mind is unfair to people that have been turned away. Experienced paddlers with sit -in kayaks only. PFDs compulsory. Spray skirts compulsory on open water at leader’s discretion. Limit: 25. View

21-27 Sep, Fri-Thu Mid North Coast Paddle Week
Milton Branch
Helen M.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Updated Details) Day paddles on lakes and rivers in the Forster area. Led by local paddler John Thorn; organised by Helen Moody. Joint activity with Illawarra Ramblers. Based at camp site. Day paddles 21/9 to 27/9, plus rest day. Travel days 20/9 & 28/9. These paddling events are very popular and book out quickly. Expressions of interest to Helen by email. M​ake own accommodation arrangements. ​Camp site will require a non-refundable deposit of one night’s accommodation. ​Experienced paddlers with sit in kayaks only. Spray skirts compulsory on open water at leader’s discretion. PFDs compulsory. Limit: 25. View

22 Sep, Sat 9:00AM Grass tree circuit with aboriginal engravings sidetrip
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  200m 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.(NEW!!!) The aptly named grass tree circuit is full of variety and an abundance of wildflowers and as an added bonus on this trip we visit a large aboriginal engravings site as a sidetrip.This alone is worth the entry price! some rocky steep sections of track
Location: Dharug NP
Map: Gunderman 91313S Limit: 15. View

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

29 Sep - 2 Oct, Sat-Tue Gardens of Stone Grand Traverse
Grade:4/6 Length 25km  400m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.On this adventurous walk we will traverse over some of the best walking country the Gardens of Stone National Park can offer, with great views all along the way and superb campsites. We will start at Newnes and finish at Cape Horn, visiting and climbing MtDawson, Woolpack Rock and other attractions along the way. A trip to remember as no crowds, wilderness walking and hopefully lots of spring wildflowers will be out. Rock scrambling and off-track walking in many parts.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S Limit: 15. View

2 Oct, Tue 9:30AM Old Argyle Rd
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  625m Southern Highlands Branch
John A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longOld Argyle Road. This is a circuit walk along Old Argyle Road into Penrose State Forest. Circle back through the forest crossing the upper reaches of Paddy's River to return to Old Argyle Road. Rough track, deep creek crossings need sandals, crocs etc.
Location: Penrose State Forest
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 20. View

16 Oct, Tue 9:30AM Flying Fox and 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

20-21 Oct, Sat-Sun Bushwalking NSW Annual Bush Camp
Branch
Bushwalking NSW
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longMeet old friends and new at our Annual Bush Camp. Lead or join walks, canyons, or training sessions. Enjoy our Saturday fireside barbeque and Sunday morning AGM. Book your campsite and save the date in your club's calendar now!
Location: Bungonia Campground and National Park View

23 Oct, Tue 9:30AM Wanganderry Pass Fire Trail
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  500m Southern Highlands Branch
John A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis 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. Wild flowers are prolific and the view spectacular. Steep rough track slippery creek crossing, fallen trees, unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Nattai NP
Map: Hilltop 8929-2N Limit: 20. View

26-29 Oct, Fri (08:30AM)-Mon (17:00PM) Bushwalkers Resort full pack walk
Grade:4/6 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 and remote “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 walk back up the hill to the cars (sigh!). A "resort" but still a solid full pack walk to get there and back. Mostly off-track walking.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 10. View

30 Oct, Tue 8:02AM Balmain East to Circular Quay
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  200m Branch
Ian G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic 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. No creek crossings, snakes or bunyips. Return from Circular Quay Station to catch 4.01pm train from Central. Paved paths, steps, coffee shops.
Location: Sydney Harbour
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 12. View

3-4 Nov, Sat (08:59AM)-Sun (15:00PM) Lees Pinch to White Box camp
Grade:3/6 Length 18km  100m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
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)(NEW!!!) The Goulburn river  is a delight to walk along with its grassy banks,colourful clifflines and a good campsite at Spring Gully to welcome the weary walker! Also the bird and mammal life is quite diverse with many species worth searching out.This is quite an easy backpack suitable for someone new to overnight camping. a bit of off track from the river to white box camp.
Location: Goulburn River NP
Map: Mount Misery 89333N and Killoe 89334S Limit: 15. Best Walk: Amphitheatre Creek View

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