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12 Aug, Sun 9:30AM Waterways of the Illawarra 3: Collins Creek
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  100m Illawarra Branch
Helen W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longOur third creek exploration from the mouth to the escarpment, walking on paths, roads and through parkland. Collins Creek has been extensively modified and redirected through the suburb of Woonona, but we can still trace its path through various stages of urban development. Possible overgrown and boggy sections.
Location: Wollongong
Map: Bulli 90292N Limit: 15. View

14 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Gerringong Falls
Grade:3/6 Length 17km  630m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longBudderoo Track to Gerringong Falls. The walk follows the Budderoo Fire trail for 6kms to a locked gate on the right. Through the gate is a relatively unused fire trail which deteriorates to a single track leading to Gerringong Creek. Follow the creek along to the falls. Rough track, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Budderoo NP
Map: Robertson 90284N Limit: 20. View

14 Aug, Tue 10:22AM Greystanes to Central Gardens
Grade:1/6 Length 7km 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.Greystanes - Viaduct - Lower Prospect Canal Park - Central Gardens. Walk along streets, cycleways, parks, ups & downs, historic viaduct, nice bush. Time to explore the impressive Central Gardens. Bus to Parramatta, train to city. View

15 Aug, Wed 10:19AM Cabarita Wharf to Concord
Length 4km Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) Bob S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Level ramble Cabarita Wharf to Concord. View

15 Aug, Wed 9:00AM Giriwa Bagan Walking Trail, Burrill Lake
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Barry T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longLed by Barry & Penny Tomkinson. New cultural walk on shores of Burrill Lake. 4 kms with new interpretive signs. Hopefully to be led by NPWS Ranger.
Map: Tabourie 89272S View

15 Aug, Wed 6:00PM NPA Environmental Book Club
Sydney Branch
Anne D.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.For this meeting we will be turning to a classic of environmental writing: A Sand Country Almanac: and Sketches Here and There by Aldo Leopold, first published 1949, there have been various editions published since then including an Ebook. Leopold gives us a charming observation of change over time. His foreword starts - ‘There are some who can live without wild things, and some who cannot. These essays are the delights and dilemmas of one who cannot’. At our meeting we would like to reflect on Leopold’s writing and consider how we as conservationists accept change over time or should we be trying to direct it? View

15 Aug, Wed 9:00AM Sublime Clifftop walking
Grade:2/6 Length 12km  100m 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.(NEW!!!) Delightful clifftop walking as the flowers begin to bloom.
Location: Illawarrra Escarpment SCA Limit: 12. View

16 Aug, Thu 9:09AM Edgecliff to Circular Quay
Grade:3/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Carol G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Through Rushcutters Bay then up the first of many steps to Kings Cross. On to Bears Park, past the Koi Pond and Elizabeth Bay House, through Embarkation Park then on to Circular Quay through the Botanical Gardens. Many steps throughout the day - both up and down. View

17 Aug, Fri Woolpack Gap, Alcatraz and Liberty Gully
Grade:6/6 Length 12km Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longNumbers are strictly limited. Park at GR 342 178 on Wolgan Road. Walk north west, then north, then north east to enter Woolpack Gap. Next, walk around Woolpack Rock and climb the Watch Tower Spur to the west of it. Follow it north west all the way to about GR 332 204, then walk west to the escarpment and descend into Liberty Gully. Visit Liberty Chamber before proceeding to climb the Alcatraz. From here, use Alcatraz Pass to get back to the cars. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S View

18 Aug, Sat Airly Turret and the Clifftops to the East
Grade:5/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFind out why this area, part of the Gardens of Stone region, must be protected for future generations. Leave one vehicle at Airly Mountain and drive to Airly Gap. Climb towards Airly Turret, approaching it from the west, then explore the turret and its slots. Continue east through dissected terrain of pagodas and ravines until we join the road which will take us down to the first car. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

18-19 Aug, Sat (08:30AM)-Sun (14:00PM) Hawkesbury River
Grade:3/6 Length 14km Sydney Branch
Kris M.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripFirst time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Paddling from Mooney Mooney up the Hawkesbury River to camp overnight at Marramarra. Partly open waters. Camping gear, food and drinking water to be carried in kayak. PFDs compulsory. Own kayak and some experience required. Limit: 8. View

18 Aug, Sat Kellys Creek Valley, Glenorie
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  150m Sydney Branch
Peter F.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longNeich Road - Fire Trail - Wild Flower Ridge - Kellys Creek Valley - Mini Blue Gum Forest - Neich Road. This should be a very good wild flower walk and there is a nice stand of Blue Gums in Kellys Creek valley. Fire trail, track, off-track with mild scrub, minor scrambling.
Map: Wilberforce 90301N Limit: 12. View

18 Aug, Sat 8:22AM Taren Point to Cronulla
Grade:2/6 Length 7.6km  60m Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) 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.Along Bate, Woolooware Bays, Georges River, Shell Point and Taren Point Shorebird Reserve. Map of walk. Good paths and parks.
Location: The Shire View

18 Aug, Sat 9:00AM Uloola Ridge
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  400m 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)Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Nice loop walk utilising public transport. This time of the year the flowers will be starting to appear. Enjoy the cool crisp walking along a delightful ridge top.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 15. View

19 Aug, Sun 9:00AM Harbour Circle Walk Part 1
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  200m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
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.This is Part 1 of a 60 km, four-day walk, circling Sydney Harbour with the Sydney Harbour and Gladesville Bridges as its eastern and western points. This walk is co-led by Geoffrey Lee, Sheila Walker and Esther Chow. This is a magnificent walk focusing on the Harbour itself – the expanse of water, the bridges, islands, urban bushland and city skyline. The route winds along parts of the foreshore, into bays and on to headlands, through bush, along historic streets and over grand bridges. Part 1 starts from Circular Quay and finishes at Greenwich Wharf. Bring water, snacks and lunch. Some slippery sections.
Location: Sydney Harbour
Map: Walking Coastal Sydney Limit: 12. View

19 Aug, Sun Little Forest Plateau
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  100m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longJoin in on Illawarra’s annual excursion to the Little Forest Plateau section of Morton NP. Mt Bushwalker, Gadara Point and Ngaityung Falls. The easiest way to enjoy the vista of the Budawang Ranges – a wilderness experience. Some scratchy sections.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Tianjara 89271S and Milton 89272N Limit: 12. View

19 Aug, Sun 6:30AM The Castle
Grade:5/6 Length 17km Milton Branch
Leslie R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longLed by Herbert Frey & Leslie Reddacliff. Ascend via Kaliana Ridge, follow track west around base and ascend to Castle Saddle. Final climb to top, rope assisted. Traverse to eastern end for views over Byangee for lunch. Agility and a head for heights essential. Return via Meakins Pass.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Corang 89273N View

21 Aug, Tue 7:00PM Bushwalking NSW AGM
Branch
Bushwalking NSW
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.(NEW!!!) Bushwalking NSW Annual General Meeting with keynote presentation of exploratory trips in the West MacDonnells, presented by Meg McKone, Coast and Mountain Walkers & Canberra Bushwalking Club. Meg will take you on a journey of discovery into some of the more interesting exploratory trips she has done in the West MacDonnell Ranges where Meg has made some significant discoveries (as far as she has been able to ascertain) such as "Portals Canyon", and explored high level crossings of the Chewings Range. View

21 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Kangaroo River Fire trail
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe Kangaroo River Fire trail leads from Tallowa Dam Road down to Lake Yarungah. The fire trail winds through forest with beautiful ferns and interesting rock formations to a lovely lunch place on the banks of Lake Yarungah. Return by the same route. Rough fire trail and fallen trees.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Burrier 89282N Limit: 20. View

21 Aug, Tue 10:00AM Kangaroo Valley
Grade:3/6 Length 35km Milton Branch
Leslie R.
Cycle | A cycling tripMountain bike ride led by Herbert Frey & Leslie Reddacliff. Ride on cycleways, quiet sealed and gravel roads through scenic Kangaroo Valley following the upper Kangaroo River. Lunch at Flatrock Pool and return same route.
Map: Kangaroo Valley 90284S View

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