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11 Feb, Sat 8:29AM Pisgah Rock – Erskine Creek Gorge – Jack Evans Track
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  170m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom the lofty heights of Pisgah Rock we will drop down into the incredibly scenic Erskine Creek Gorge which we will follow downstream, past some truly superb swimming holes, stopping of course for a dip. Cascade after cascade will be passed, along with dramatic overhangs and rock shelves. Then it's back up the excellent Jack Evans Track to the escarpment rim. Rock hopping.
Location: Blue Mountains National Park
Map: Penrith 90303N View

12 Feb, Sun 8:00AM Harbour to Hawkesbury No 1: Manly to Davidson Park
Grade:4/6 Length 25km  800m Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long

The Harbour to Hawkesbury bushwalk is a well-marked route from Manly to Berowra Waters, traversing Garigal, Ku-ring-gai Chase and Berowra Valley National Parks through a variety of terrain.

Section 1 is Manly to Davidson Park.   Stunning coastal scenery along Manly Scenic Walkway. Pleasant walking along Middle Harbour & around Bantry Bay through Garigal NP Early exit available at the Spit View

13 Feb, Mon 9:00AM Boat Harbour
Grade:3/6 Length 5km  50m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.(NEW!!!) The waders might soon be getting ready to head home. Let's see how many are around and how many species we can find. Some soft, sandy walking conditions.
Location: Kamay Botany Bay National Park
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 10. View

13 Feb, Mon 9:29AM Bruce’s Walk from Medlow Bath to Wentworth Falls
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  440m Sydney Branch
Janet R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom Medlow Bath station walk 5 km on road. Turn off to Bruce's Walk. Mainly tracks to north of Wentworth Falls. Final 2-3 km on road then partly around Wentworth Falls Lake. This walk was cancelled on 12 December due to inclement weather. Steep, muddy, rough sections.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View

14 Feb, Tue 9:30AM Clover Hill Rd to Balancing Rock (#540)
Fully inside Shellharbour City Council
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  250m Southern Highlands Branch
David W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Clover Hill Rd is a management track leading to a rough track down to the Macquarie Rivulet.  After crossing the rivulet there is an indistinct track which leads to Balancing Rock and a lovely waterfall.  Return is by the same route. Hazards: Rough track, slippery creek crossings, steep sections.
Location: Macquarie Pass NP Limit: 20. View

14 Feb, Tue 8:30AM Kayak Woronora River to The Needles (#K200)
Fully inside Sutherland Shire Council
Grade:2/6 Length 13km  1m Southern Highlands Branch
Pamela W.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak trip(Fully Booked) This year it's a different location. Bring your own kayak or rent.  Book kayaks with Pamela  by 4th February. From Bowral Pool we depart at 8:30am which is one hour earlier than normal departure time. Hazards: Mostly still water. Possibility of one short section with quick flow if river is flowing. Limit: 20. View

15 Feb, Wed 8:45AM Mt Kuring-gai to Berowra via Cowan Creek
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  300m Southern Sydney Branch
Paul L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) This track has been closed for over a year and is scheduled to be open in February. Walking down to Cowan creek from Mt Kuring-gai, then the track to Berowra station. Final climb to the station to end the walk follows the small creek from Berowra. This walk is through bush and forest with views of Cowan creek. Hazards: Track had been closed due to land slip, repairs made, hope to see this section. May still have loose surface.
Location: Berowra
Map: Berowra Limit: 15. View

15 Feb, Wed 9:30AM Spit to Manly
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  100m Sydney Branch
Hildegard S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk from The Spit Bridge to Manly Wharf via Manly Scenic Walkway Track. Lovely harbour views. Steep sections, many steps, bush tracks with rough & uneven surfaces.
Location: Sydney Harbour NP Limit: 15. View

17 Feb, Fri 9:30AM The Alphabet series : “O”..Oatley to Mortdale
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  200m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!)
Leader: Philip Wright
Oatley Park is not the usual suburban park.  It is full of surprises.  We'll start from Oatley train station. Walk along Mulga Road to Oatley Park. Have morning tea at The Castle. Walk down to the Jewfish Bay walk skirting Lime Kiln Head all the way to Lime Kiln Bay. Cross the bridge to the wooden boardwalk at the mangrove to The Wetlands. Climb to Oatley Bush Playground to Webster Lookout and walked back to Jewfish bay before walking back to Mortdale station. We might see  Orchids and wetlands inhabitants. The locals swear by the coffee shop at the station.  We meet at the coffee shop.  Come early if you want to join me for a cup of coffee.  After walk, there are options for lunch at Mortdale. Steep and slippery sections View

18 Feb, Sat Gang Gang Canyon, Tunnels and Falls
Grade:5/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFind out why this part of the Gardens of Stone SCA must be better protected for the future generations. Park at GR 398 038. Descend into Gang Gang Canyon and walk all the way through to Gang Gang Tunnels, visiting the cave at about GR 309 400, as well as the cave at GR 405 043. After exploring the Gang Gang Tunnels, turn south and walk to the falls at GR 407 045, whilst inspecting the caves along the way. Continue south to visit Lots Wife and the adjacent cave. Find a way out to the western side and re-connect with the cars. About 6km. All off-track, some rock scrambling and exposure.
Location: Newnes State Forest
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

18 Feb, Sat 5:12AM Heathcote circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  200m Sydney Branch
Greg L.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longHeathcote - Parklands Trail - Karloo Pool - Uloola Falls - Uloola Track - Robertson Knoll - Kangaroo Creek - Engadine Track - Parklands Trail - Heathcote. A nice walk through Royal with possible swimming along the way. Interesting country. Joint walk with Bush Club. Creek crossings.
Location: Royal National Park
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 15. View

18 Feb, Sat 8:31AM The River Caves Canyon
Grade:3/6 Length 6km  100m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.The River Caves Canyon is a short but very spectacular and easy canyon set deep within the Wollemi National Park. There are no abseils and no compulsary swimming and you'll only get wet, under normal conditions, up to your knees. I plan to also take a look up a Bungary Creek sidearm to explore a bit. Wet feet.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Rock Hill 89312N View

19 Feb, Sun 2023 Provide First Aid course
Branch
Bushwalking NSW
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Educational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Provide First Aid is a comprehensive course that will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to help an ill or injured person until emergency help arrives. You will learn the DRSABCD action plan as well as resuscitation (Including defibrillation), asthma, anaphylaxis and the management of various injuries and illnesses. More information at First Aid Training. This training will ONLY be available for participants over 18. View

19 Feb, Sun 2023 Provide First Aid in Remote or Isolated Situation course
Branch
Bushwalking NSW
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Educational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Saturday February 19th and Sat-Sun February 26th-27th. This remote area first aid course is specifically designed to meet the first aid needs of bushwalkers, wilderness guides, and people who work or live in remote locations. The course covers everything from comprehensive first aid treatments to aeromedical evacuation, long-term care, self-care, and contingency planning. This course is focused on the safety of the first aider and extended care of an ill or injured casualty where help is likely to be delayed or inaccessible. Course Duration – 3 days (face to face workshops with pre-work). More information at First Aid Training. This training will ONLY be available for participants over 18. View

19 Feb, Sun 8:10AM Harbour to Hawkesbury No 2: Davidson Park to Sphinx
Grade:4/6 Length 27km  660m Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.The Harbour to Hawkesbury track (59km) is a well-marked route from Manly to Berowra Waters, traversing Garigal, Ku-ring-gai Chase and Berowra Valley National Parks through a variety of terrain. Part 2 is  Davidson Park to the Sphinx: These are some of the nicest sections, along Middle Harbour and Middle Harbour Creek (Garigal NP) Early exit available at the Sphinx before we walked down to Bobbin Heads.   View

20 Feb, Mon 2023 Provide First Aid course
Branch
Bushwalking NSW
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Educational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Provide First Aid is a comprehensive course that will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to help an ill or injured person until emergency help arrives. You will learn the DRSABCD action plan as well as resuscitation (Including defibrillation), asthma, anaphylaxis and the management of various injuries and illnesses. More information at First Aid Training. This training will ONLY be available for participants over 18. View

20 Feb, Mon 2023 Provide First Aid in Remote or Isolated Situation course
Branch
Bushwalking NSW
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Educational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Sunday February 20th and Sat-Sun February 26th-27th. This remote area first aid course is specifically designed to meet the first aid needs of bushwalkers, wilderness guides, and people who work or live in remote locations. The course covers everything from comprehensive first aid treatments to aeromedical evacuation, long-term care, self-care, and contingency planning. This course is focused on the safety of the first aider and extended care of an ill or injured casualty where help is likely to be delayed or inaccessible. Course Duration – 3 days (face to face workshops with pre-work). More information at First Aid Training. This training will ONLY be available for participants over 18. View

20-24 Feb, Mon-Fri Bogong High Plains circuit, Vic
Grade:3/6 Sydney Branch
Kaye B.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis is a beautiful area that the Club has not visited for quite some time. Easy circuit visiting many huts and some optional hills/mountains.
Day 1: After arranging placement of car at walk finish, we walk from Pretty Valley Pondage to Tawonga Hut: 4.5km plus optional side trip to Mt Jaithmathang - excellent views.
Day 2:Tawonga Hut to Ryders Yards Hut via aqueduct 6km + optional side trips to Mt Jim, Young Hut, High Plains Ck falls.
Day 3: Ryders Yards hut to Fitzgerald Hut via Cope Saddle hut, Cope Hut, Wallace Hut. 16km but flat.
Day 4:either stay at Fitzgerald hut or do several side trips including Johnston Hut, Mt Nelse & Nelse north, Edmundson Hut, Spion Kopje summit, Kelly Hut, perhaps Ropers Hut.
Day 5: exit via Heathy spur and back to cars, 7.5km
Interested people must contact leader regarding important travel issues. All participants must be up-to-date with vaccinations (at least 3 jabs) / no medical exemptions allowed. Please indicate your status when booking on the walk and carry proof on the walk. Distances and ascents: variable depending on optional side trips. Relaxed pace. Expressions of interest sought.
Location: Bogong Alpine area, Victoria
Map: SV Bogong Alpine area View

20 Feb, Mon 9:00AM South Head
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  150m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.First 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.(NEW!!!) We'll begin south of the Macquarie Lighthouse before heading north and looping around South Head. Ferry return.
Location: Sydney Harbour National Park Limit: 12. View

20 Feb, Mon 9:00AM Woodford Loop
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  325m Sydney Branch
Janet R.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Taking Ridge Street, down steep rocky track and up the other side. Fire trail and other tracks to Paradise pool with a break for a swim. Up to Cox's Road at Linden, cross Great Western Highway. Road and Cox's Road track back up to Woodford Steep, rocky, some slithering! Slippery if wet or leaves are dry. Own risk if swimming. Ups and downs.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View

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