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11 Jul, Tue 10:04AM Como – Green Point – Oatley
Grade:2/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Lyn C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There is publish transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Drop off point at Oatley Station. Morning tea at Green Point or Como Pleasure Grounds (depending on weather). Lunch in Oatley Park. Train return from Oatley to city. A lot of flat walking, some ups & downs, sealed pathways, reserves, some street walking, some well formed bush tracks. View

11 Jul, Tue 9:30AM Rozelle Bay / Blackwattle Bay
Grade:2/6 Length 12km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There is publish transport options to and from this activity.Walk from Town Hall via Pyrmont Bridge, Johnson Bay, up ramp to Anzac Bridge, walk across to Rozelle Bay, Blackwattle Bay & Haymarket to Railway Square Central. Moderate pace. Streets, parks/reserves. View

11 Jul, Tue 6:30PM Talk on Hawkesbury River
Length 0km Sydney Branch
Jill G.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Professor Paul Boon has just finished writing a book on the Hawkesbury - no one has done this before! It will be ublished in July 2017. See http://www.publish.csiro.au/book/6963/. The talk, based on the book will give an overview of the ecology and environmental history of the Hawkesbury including the geology of the Sydney basin, creation of the Hawkesbury estuary, human history of the use of the river for transport and agriculture and its ecology. Paul spent his childhood living in Mt Ku-ring-gai exploring the national parks that surround the Hawkesbury. He is a professor of aquatic ecology at Victoria University and has worked for CSIRO Land and Water on the ecology and management of rivers in the Murray Darling Basin. He did his PhD on the biogeochemistry of seagrass beds in Morton Bay, Queensland.
Location: Hornsby Library View

12 Jul, Wed 9:30AM Kings Cross to Martins Place
Length 3km Sydney Branch
Bob S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There is publish transport options to and from this activity.Level walking. View

12 Jul, Wed 9:20AM Lindfield to Forestville
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  100m Sydney Branch
Jill M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There is publish transport options to and from this activity.Lindfield to Forestville via the Two Creeks Track, Roseville Bridge and the Lyrebird Track. Beautiful bush land with views of Middle Harbour Creek. Fire trails, bush tracks and some streets. Meet leader at Lindfield Station. No need to contact. Some slippery rocks, and steep at times.
Location: Garigal NP View

14 Jul, Fri Old Baldy and Skywalker Traverse
Grade:5/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longStart at Newnes Campground and walk up Petries Gully and on to the top of Old Baldy. Traverse the summit westwards, enjoying the amazing views, then use Campground Defile to descend to the lower level and walk Skywalker Traverse eastwards. Come down into Petries Gully and return to the cars. Scrambling and exposure. Partly exploratory.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S and Mount Morgan 89311S Limit: 8. View

15 Jul, Sat Illawarra Escarpment
Grade:3/6 Length 17km  370m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There is publish transport options to and from this activity.60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Stanwell Park to Austinmer. Follow the Wodi Wodi and Bullock Tracks to Mt Mitchell with a side trip to Historical viaduct along Stanwell Creek. Continue along the Forest Walk and link track to Sublime Point. Steep descent with ladders to station. Cliff edges, ladders, creek crossings, slippery conditions.
Map: Appin 90291S and Bulli 90292N Limit: 15. Best Walk: Illawarra Escarpment Traverse View

15 Jul, Sat 10:43AM Long Jetty – Shelly Beach
Grade:1/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Margery W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There is publish transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Walk beside Tuggerah Lake to The Entrance, then down the coast to Shelly Beach. Bus return to Gosford, train to city. View

16 Jul, Sun 10:30AM Bundian Way
Grade:1/6 Length 4km Far South Coast Branch
Gabrielle T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Part of an ancient 265km Aboriginal pathway from Kosciuszko to the coast. Beautiful coastal views. Can be extended along Quarantine Bay – would involve beach walking. Best Walk: Bundian Way View

17 Jul, Mon Petries Slots – Part 3
Grade:6/6 Length 12km Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longStart at Newnes Campground and walk up the Pipeline Track to about GR 447 274, then climb north west to the saddle and continue north on the ridge till GR 445 275. Descend and investigate a major slot to the west. Then, investigate the second major slot 400m north, approaching it either from the bottom or from the top. Exit via Petries Slots Pass at GR 440 283. This plan will be modified frequently during the walk as the terrain is very dissected and full of surprises. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S and Mount Morgan 89311S Limit: 8. View

17 Jul, Mon 9:42AM Rienits Pass
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  250m Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There is publish transport options to and from this activity.Mt Piddington, Witches Glen, Rienits Pass, Little Zigzag, Bushrangers Cave. Old track, poorly maintained.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Hartley and Mount Wilson Limit: 20. View

18 Jul, Tue Gibbergunyah NR
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  75m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longGibbergunyah Nature Reserve is between Bowral and Mittagong. The walk takes in views of Mt Gibralter (highest point between Sydney and Canberra), Ninety Acre Hill Lookout and a track which winds through a beautiful fern gully. The track is sometimes overgrown and difficult to locate. Rough track, steep sections, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 12. View

18 Jul, Tue 10:15AM Hen & Chicken Bay Walk
Grade:1/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There is publish transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Walk around Hen & Chicken Bay from Abbotsford to Bayview Park for lunch break. Choice of catching 1:35pm bus 463 to Burwood Station or continue around Bay via Cape Cabarita to Cabarita Road Concord (extra 2km) to catch (more frequent) bus 466 to Burwood & Strathfield Stations. View

18 Jul, Tue 8:27AM Hunters Hill
Grade:1/6 Length 7km  50m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
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.An exploration of the historic archaeology at Woolwich and the historic bush at Kelly's Bush. Relive the Green Bans! Some additional street walking. Limit: 12. View

18 Jul, Tue 9:27AM Narrabeen Lakes – Dee Why
Grade:2/6 Length 12km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There is publish transport options to and from this activity.60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Walk around Narrabeen Lakes via The Narrabeen Lagoon Trail, then walk across Dee Why. Bus return from Pittwater Road to the city. Walkways, streets, parks and reserves. Best Walk: Belrose to Narrabeen View

19 Jul, Wed Garawarra area/Royal NP
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  260m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There is publish transport options to and from this activity.Stanwell Park to Helensburgh. Commencing at the station ascend to Stanwell Tops. Short road walk to Kellys Falls via Princess Marina Track. Fire trails, tracks including short off track section to Otford. Continue to Coast Track, Lilyvale Track and unnamed tracks criss-crossing easy creek, to Helensburgh. Loose rocks, cliff edges, slippery conditions.
Map: Appin 90291S and Otford 91294S Limit: 15. View

19 Jul, Wed 9:38AM Huntleys Point
Length 3km Sydney Branch
Bob S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There is publish transport options to and from this activity.Level walking to Gladsville Hospital. View

22 Jul, Sat Amphitheatre Creek
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  250m Sydney Branch
Peter F.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Birds Rock Trail No 2 – Peregrine Point – Amphitheatre Creek – Middle Ridge – Birds Rock Trail No 1. Fabulous views, creek walking with canyon like features, usually dry but possible wet feet. Fire trails, off-track with mild scrub, creek walking, minor scrambling.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP and Newnes State Forest
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N Limit: 10. Best Walk: Amphitheatre Creek View

22-23 Jul, Sat-Sun Bylong Labyrinth Area
Grade:6/6 Length 20km Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCo-leader Ian Thorpe. Drive on Friday night to Kandos or camp near the walk start. Early start on Saturday morning. This is a recce walk for the planned Wollemi Traverse. Details to be advised after the walk of 1-2 July 2017. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP Limit: 8. View

22 Jul, Sat 10:30AM Dangar Island
Grade:2/6 Length 4km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Sue W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Public Transport | There is publish transport options to and from this activity.Optional lunch / barefoot bowls at Bowling Club. Coffee at Dangar Island Wharf. Ferry return to Hawkesbury River, train return to city. Streets, tracks, beach. View

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