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26 Feb, Mon 9:42AM Mt Victoria
Grade:3/6 Length 5km  250m Branch
Theo H.
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.Wombat Walks series. Fairy Bower walk. Ladders, rough steps, steep sections. Easy walking pace with time to look around. View

26 Feb, Mon 9:35AM Popes Glen
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  350m Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Date Changed) Ridgewell Road, Hat Hill Fire Trail, Popes Glen, Govetts Leap Lookout. Creek crossing could be slippery. Some rough sections.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba and Mount Wilson Limit: 20. View

27 Feb, Tue 10:07AM Coogee – Maroubra
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Fran C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Streets, paths, ups & downs. Swim. Bus return to city from Maroubra. View

27 Feb, Tue 10:00AM Nicholas Pass, Bundanoon
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  250m Southern Highlands Branch
Martin M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long Walk involves creek crossings and is very slippery in parts.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 8. View

27 Feb, Tue 9:48AM Warriewood – Mona Vale
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 to Warriewood Wetlands then across to Narrabeen Head, Turimetta Head to Mona Vale Beach. Bus return to city from Barrenjoey Rd. Carry morning tea, lunch and water for a full day walk. Steep sections, steps, rough bushtrakcs, beaches. Moderate pace. View

28 Feb, Wed 8:00PM Bhutan’s Environmental Successes: What, How and Why
Southern Sydney Branch
Peter V.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Bhutan is a Buddhist kingdom in the Himalayas’ known for its monasteries, fortresses and dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. Guest speaker environmental researcher Ross Jeffree PhD. View

28 Feb, Wed Kincumber South to Empire Bay
Grade:2/6 Length 10km Central Coast Branch
Bill P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk from Kincumber South to Empire Bay via MacMasters Firetrail. Day walk, 10km on track, firetrail, roads and some hidden places. Easy pace. Bus one way. The ‘missing link’ and last in the series of six walks around Brisbane Water. Extensive mangroves along the shoreline so that we take to the hills to close the loop.
Location: Bouddi NP
Map: Gosford 91312S and Broken Bay 91301N View

28 Feb, Wed 8:50AM Taronga Park Zoo – The Spit
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  150m Sydney Branch
Carole B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingPublic 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.60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Relaxed summer walk with swimming opportunities. Walk can be extended to Manly if anyone is keen and weather is suitable.
Location: Sydney Harbour National Park
Map: Walking Coastal Sydney Limit: 15. Best Walk: Sydney Harbour View

28 Feb, Wed 9:45AM Watsons Bay – Coogee
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  150m Sydney Branch
Denise S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk from Watsons Bay to Coogee Beach via Macquarie Lighthouse, Bondi, Bronte and Clovelly Beaches. Great coastal views and opportunity for a swim. No need to contact leader unless enquiry. Street walking, some steps and hills.
Location: Southern Beaches View

1 Mar, Thu 10:00AM Ingleburn Weir
Length 3km  5m Macarthur Branch
Beth M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Family | A trip that is planned to cater for children and their parents.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Not far, not fast. Easy walk to the Georges River. Stop to enjoy the wildflowers. Take note of a few environmental issues, and note what makes great platypus habitat. Interesting vegetation. Prickly bush, optional gently scramble. Bunyips.
Location: Georges River NP
Map: Liverpool 90302S Limit: 20. View

1 Mar, Thu 6:00PM The history of the koala
Branch
Janine K.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Educational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Koalas are internationally recognized as one of Australia’s most iconic animals. Yet few know that in 1919 one million koalas were killed for their furs during a six month open hunting season in Queensland. Learn about the cumulative impacts of over 200 years of hunting and habitat destruction that is now pushing the koala into the danger zone of extinction. What must we do to save this precious Australian animal? Tutor: Janine Kitson. Bookings essential. Contact WEA, SYDNEY Ph: (02) 9264 2781 E: info@weasydney.nsw.edu.au www.weasydney.com.au View

1 Mar, Thu 10:00AM Wolli Creek (Bexley North) to Tempe Stations
Grade:2/6 Length 5km  87m Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Sue W.
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.Along part of the Two Valley Trail on formed walking tracks and across parklands.  
Location: Wolli Creek Regional Park View

2 Mar, Fri 8:25AM Euroka Clearing and Portal Waterhole
Grade:2/6 Length 6km  150m 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 Portal Waterhole. Drive on to Euroka Clearing. From here walk to Nepean River and back. Clay surface on track near Portal Waterhole can be slippery.
Location: Glenbrook
Map: Penrith Limit: 15. View

3-5 Mar, Sat-Mon Growee Gulf to Goat Mountain in Bylong Labyrinth
Grade:6/6 Sydney Branch
YB
Camp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longNote: there is currently an open fire ban in the Wollemi National Park, to be reviewed on 28/02/18. We may only be able to use gas stoves. Day 1 - Saturday 3 March. Park at Growee Gulf on Bylong Valley Way. Use Deliverance Gully to gain Growee Range, then follow it east to Key Saddle. Descend into Lee Creek for overnight camp. Distance 10km. Day 2 - Sunday 4 March. With day packs, return to Key Saddle, then traverse a tight and convoluted ridge towards Goat Mountain, as far as the time permits, before returning to the camp. Day 3 - Monday 5 March. Make our way back to the cars along Growee Range and down through Wanda Wanda Crater and Gully. Distance 10km. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure. Numbers are strictly limited.
Location: Wollemi NP Limit: 8. View

3 Mar, Sat 8:48AM Hat Hill Canyon
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  230m 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.Hat Hill Canyon has the advantage of being close to Sydney and is superb in parts with wonderfully constricted sections and views aplenty. Rock scrambling and hopping and 1 short rope assisted section.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mt Wilson Limit: 12. View

3 Mar, Sat Little River
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  300m Illawarra Branch
Col M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk through eucalypt forests on fire trails following Blue Gum Creek to Little River and return.
Location: Thirlmere Lakes NP Limit: 16. View

3 Mar, Sat 10:07AM Narrabeen
Grade:1/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Narrabeen - Narrabeen Lagoon - North Narrabeen. Streets, paths, mostly flat, water views. Swim at North Narrabeen Rock Pool. Bus return. View

4 Mar, Sun 9:00AM Clean Up Australia
Grade:2/6 Length 10km Milton Branch
Barry T.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEnjoy an easy stroll along Meroo Point Rd and then around the camping area while collecting rubbish as part of the Clean up Australia campaign. Probably time afterwards for a longer walk or a swim if hot?
Map: Tabourie 89272S View

4-9 Mar, Sun-Fri Coolah Tops & Mount Kaputar
Grade:3/6 Length 65km  850m Sydney Branch
Greg L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.A series of short walks in 2 fantastic parks, each of volcanic origin. Unique landforms and interesting walking. It will be possible to come for one or both parks. Car camping with basic facilities, may be able to get cabins at Mount Kaputar.
Location: Coolah Tops NP and Mount Kaputar NP
Map: Contact leader Limit: 12. View

4-10 Mar, Sun-Sat Lake Gordon, Tasmania
Grade:5/6 Length 50km Milton Branch
Peter W.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Fully Booked) Lake Gordon and the upper reaches of the Gordon River. Isolated and rarely visited. 6 days camping out of kayaks in the South West Tasmania Wilderness. Paddlers need to be competent and equipped for cold weather camping and paddling. Potential cold weather camping and paddling. Some exposed water. PFDs compulsory. Limit: 8. View

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