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2-4 May, Wed-Fri Shoalhaven
Grade:3/6 Length 16km Illawarra Branch
Col M.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Paddle | A canoe or kayak trip2 days paddling. Thursday - paddle Sussex Inlet and cross a short section of St Georges Basin (weather conditions permitting), back via canals and the entrance. Friday - paddle down Wandandian Creek from Bewong to St Georges Basin, cross a short section of open water (weather permitting) and follow an estuary to Tullawalla Lagoon. Return via direct route. Come for 1 or both days. Cabins and powered sites available at Holiday Haven Tourist Park, Swan Lake if required on Wednesday (2nd) and Thursday (3rd) nights. Will not go onto open water in unfavourable wind conditions. PFDs and Splash decks compulsory. Must have own kayak and transport.
Location: Sussex Inlet , Wandandian Creek Limit: 12. View

4 May, Fri 10:00AM May Day: its History, Achievements & Challenges
Branch
Janine K.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.(NEW!!!) WEA/Unions NSW event. Learn about this celebration that was first celebrated in Australia by striking shearers at Barcaldine in Queensland in 1891. The course will include a light lunch followed by a short walk to Sussex Street, for a guided tour of Unions NSW's May Day display and their historic Banner Room. This course will also acknowledge the contribution that the union movement has made to the environment movement including the outstanding contribution that the Green Bans made in protecting Sydney’s urban environment. View

4 May, Fri SE cliffs of Genowlan Mountain
Grade:5/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark vehicles on the Capertee to Glen Davis Road at approximately GR 268 298. Head out along a spur to the north, descend into and cross Dog Trap Creek at approximately GR 271 306 before ascending a long north orientated ridge towards the cliffs of Mount Genowlan. Climb up a further 200m to reach a point on the cliffs where the drainage tips to the west. From this point explore the headwaters before ascending through the next line of cliffs before heading ENE to a compound slot at GR 275 330. Descend through the cliff line and return to the cars via a northern tributary network of Dog Trap Creek. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

5 May, Sat 10:29AM Nan Tien Temple
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
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.Explore Temple and beautiful grounds. Paths, ups & downs, steps, hopefully autumn colours. Great views. Bus return to Wollongong, coffee at Wollongong, train return to Sydney. View

6 May, Sun Macquarie Pass NP
Grade:3/6 Length 6km  300m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) Half day walk exploring the tracked and off-track ascent to Prominent Rocks view point on the southern Illawarra escarpment.
Map: Robertson 90284N Limit: 12. View

6 May, Sun 11:00AM May Day Rally
Branch
Janine K.
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicTalk | A talk or slide show presentation.(NEW!!!) This international day celebrates workers’ rights, struggles and solidarity and the union movement’s achievements that include sick leave, annual leave, superannuation, paid maternity leave and medicare. 2018’s May Day Rally will be a call for restoring power to the people. Join Unions NSW for a family fun day with food, entertainment, free rides and more. For more information facebook.com/unions.nsw or 0488 838 605. View

6 May, Sun 9:00AM Rusden Head
Grade:2/6 Length 12km Milton Branch
Dave W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk from the car park at Little Forest Plateau to Rusden Head and escarpment. Spectacular views. Walk mainly on track, could be wet in places. Optional side excursion to “the carriages”.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Milton 89272N View

7 May, Mon 9:11AM Wentworth Falls
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  200m Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) John H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Darwins walk to Rocket Point Lookout. From here we take the scratchy Kings Tableland Track to Flat Rock. Fantastic views of the Jamison Valley. Return via Darwins Walk. The track goes close (but not too close) to the cliff tops.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

8 May, Tue 9:39AM Auburn Gardens
Grade:2/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Margaret B.
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.Walk short way to Gardens. Wander the Gardens (hopefully some nice autumn colours) then walk along Duck Creek to Clyde Station. Train return to city. View

8 May, Tue 9:30AM Joadja North NR and “Gates” view for lunch
Grade:3/6 Length 8.5km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
2038
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWombeyan Caves Road Walk into Joadja North Nature Reserve, one very short steep up and down, mostly even trail, beautiful lookout for lunch. One very short steep up and down.
Location: Joadja NR
Map: Barrallier 8929-3N Limit: 12. View

8 May, Tue 9:18AM Lane Cove to St Leonards
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.Lane Cover Bushland Park, walk under River Rd via Pipe Tunnel (Gore Creek running through - dark and wet - torch required), Gore Creek Reserve, Manns Point Park, Greenwich, Berry Creek Track, then onto St Leonards Station. Carry morning tea, lunch and water for a full day walk. Steep section, rough bushtracks, steps, streets. Moderate pace. View

9 May, Wed 9:00AM Matron Porter Dr to Garrards Reserve
Grade:1/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Paul B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk on trails through forest to return to meeting point, with maybe a short diversion to Narrawallee Inlet. This is a very gentle downhill walk most of the way. Bring refreshments to have at Narawallee Inlet on the site of the old Oyster Farm. View

9 May, Wed 9:30AM Middle Head to Balmoral
Length 3km Sydney Branch
Bob S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Ramble Middle Head to Balmoral. Little up and down. View

9 May, Wed 9:30AM North Wahroonga to Mt Kuring-gai
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  100m Sydney Branch
Fritz W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.North Wahroonga to Mt Kuring-gai via Bobbin Head and Apple Tree Bay. Two fairly steep climbs.
Location: Ku-ring-gai Chase NP View

10 May, Thu 9:32AM Canterbury to Tempe
Grade:1/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Maurice F.
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.Walk from Canterbury Station to Tempe Station along the Cooks River Canal - flat walk through reserves. Train return to city from Tempe. View

11 May, Fri The Ravine South of Point Hatteras and more
Grade:5/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark on the plateau at GR 250 324. Walk on the fire trail and visit Mine in the Sky. Continue to Spot Height 1031m, then descend into the gorge to the east. Explore the gorge, eventually linking with Genowlan Mountain Trail at about GR 256 330. Next, visit The Grotto and Ladders Defile, before walking back to the vehicle. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

12 May, Sat 9:45AM Alex Colley and his Forest Vision
Branch
Janine K.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Turramurra to Sheldon Forest walk. FOKE (Friends of Ku-ring-gai Environment) Event. This Turramurra walk will highlight Ku-ring-gai's wilderness champion Alex Colley OAM (1909-2014) who worked tirelessly to ensure that NSW’s forests were loved, appreciated and protected into the future. Reflect on the paths he walked for conservation that involved the Sydney Bush Walkers, the Federation of Bush Walking Clubs, and even the Turramurra Branch of the Liberal Party who, in the 1960s, unanimously supported the saving of the Colong Caves in the southern Blue Mountains. Come and be inspired by Sheldon Forest – one of Sydney’s rarest urban forests. As well learn more about Turramurra’s heritage that includes the Little Village Park and the Hillview Conservation area. This FOKE walk is in partnership with the Colong Foundation for Wilderness where Alex Colley was Secretary for many years. 2018 celebrates the Colong Foundation for Wilderness’ 50th Anniversary. Bring hat, water & wear good walking shoes. If wet, wear raincoat and bring umbrella. View

12 May, Sat Cochrane Dam
Branch
Jamie B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA walk organised by Geehi Bushwalking Club. Contact leader for further details. View

12 May, Sat 9:23AM Concord West to Bicentennial Park
Grade:1/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
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.A return walk via streets, paths, boardwalks, ups & downs, lake, mangroves, parklands. Train return from Concord West to city. View

12-18 May, Sat (16:00PM)-Fri (16:00PM) Explore the Great Koala National Park
Grade:3/6 Illawarra Branch
Helen W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longAccommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.The leader won the Great Koala National Park Getaway package in last year's NPA auction. We'll use the accommodation at Two Styx Cottages near Ebor for four nights then move on to Bellingen for another three. The area also includes some of NSW's most magnificent forests. We'll do a 10-15 km walk each day, guided by Oisin's recommendations. Expressions of interest by 6 April please.
Location: New England NP and Dorrigo NP Limit: 12. View

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