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|27 Jun, Sun 8:40AM||20km plus walk series: Cowan to Brooklyn via Taffys Rock Track|
|Grade:4/6||Length||21km||700m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|The walk from Cowan to Brooklyn is a very popular walk. The nearby walk to Taffys Rock leaves the main track, and is much more secluded, with better views. The walk is good in winter as it mainly follows ridges, and is reasonably exposed to the sun. The track is well marked as far as the turnoff to Taffys Rock. From there it is likely to be marked by cairns, but there are no official markers, Steep and Slippery sections. Some clambering
Location: Hawkesbury River
Map: Hawkesbury Limit: 12. View
|27 Jun, Sun 10:32AM||Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 3|
|(Nearly fully booked) We walk The Great Blue Mountains Trail from Medlow Bath to Katoomba. Highlights: Norths Lookout, Therabulat Lookout, Six Foot Track, Cliff Walk, the Explorers Tree, beautiful forests and views. On the way to Katoomba, we'll also walk the old Catalina Raceway and Walford Lake track. We'll also see the Aboriginal Display Track. If you fancy chocolates, a visit to Blue Mts Chocolate Co, 176 Lurline St is highly recommended. Steep and slipppery sections. Steep and slippery sections. Goretex boots an advantage.Walk will be cancelled in severe weather warning, bush fire warning or park closure. Please check your mail box the night before to make sure walk is still on.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 15. View
|28 Jun, Mon 8:42AM||Blue Gum Grotto to Springwood|
|(NEW!!!) Transfer at Springwood to bus stand 692H (Hawkesbury Heights), bus leaves at 9am for Winmalee Whitecross Road. You'll need your Opal Card. Walk to Blue Gum grotto, then up to Springwood ridge. Skirt St Columbas School up to Hawkesbury Road. Track down to Birdwood gully and Springwood Creek finishing at Springwood Station. Mostly tracks, rough, uneven, slippery parts. Observe Covid regulations.
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 15. View
|29 Jun, Tue 9:30AM||Gibbergunyah NR – Bowral|
|Grade:3/6||Length||8km||330m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Gibbergunyah Nature Reserve is between Bowral and Mittagong. The walk takes in views of Mt Gibraltar (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.
Hazards: Rough track, steep sections, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges
Map: Mittagong 8929-2S Limit: 20. View
|2 Jul, Fri 10:00AM||Neighbour walk: Sheldon forest|
|This walk will be led by Heather Lakiss. The track meanders through the beautiful bushland of Sheldon Forest, along ridge tops, through open forest on the hill slopes and down to the creek side, following a stream that boasts a number of small waterfalls. The forest is one of the few remaining pieces of the Blue Gum high forest in the Sydney Basin. It is of high conservation status because it contains some of the last remnants of the endangered ecological communities. We also explore Rofe Park. Limit: 12. View|
|3-4 Jul, Sat-Sun||Mount Canobla and Gundangaroo Traverse to St Johns Point|
|(NEW!!!) A 2-day pack walk. Numbers are strictly limited. Private property access is required. Day 1 - Park near Canobla Gap and ascend Mount Canobla on a razor blade spur. Continue to Mt Gundangaroo and camp near the trig. Water was found in a nearby gully. Day 2 – Walk to St Johns Point, then descend to Canobla Gap Trail and walk back to the cars. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Glen Alice 89314N and Ben Bullen 89314S View
|3 Jul, Sat 8:31AM||Wentworth Falls tracks, waterfalls and lookouts|
|On this walk we will enjoy as many waterfalls, lookouts and points of interest as we walk the following tracks starting at the Conservation Hut. Nature, National Pass, Wentworth Pass, Rocket Point Circuit, Wentworth Falls, Undercliff, Den Fenella and Shortcut Tracks.
Location: Blue Mountains National Park
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View
|4 Jul, Sun 8:37AM||Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 14|
|Today we walk from Blaxland to Emu Plains. Glenbrook Tunnel, Lennox Bridge The Gatekeepers Cottage, John Whitton Memorial and The Great River Walk are the highlights of the walk. The disused Glenbrook Tunnel is steeped in history. It was used as a secret site for mustard gas storage in World War II and in recent years housed a mushroom farm that one local MP called a "doss house". The Lennox Bridge is a heritage-listed road bridge at Mitchells Pass. It is the oldest stone arch bridge on the Australian mainland. https://arhsnsw.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/1806lapstone.pdf Steep and slippery sections. No-touch sign-on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Install Covidsafe app. Limit: 12. View|
|4 Jul, Sun 10:00AM||Two Creek Track|
|(Bob Shayler’s Group) Fritz W.|
|Walk Two Creeks Track. Beautiful bush. Email for booking. Bush tracks. Steep. Slips and trips.
Location: Kur-ring-gai NP Limit: 12. View
|5 Jul, Mon 8:25AM||Red Hands Cave|
|From the station to the causeway and up to Red Hands Cave. Return via Link Track to Campfire Creek. Creek areas can be slippery.
Map: Penrith 90303N Limit: 16. View
|7 Jul, Wed 9:30AM||Otford to Figure 8 Pools circuit|
|A slow walk to enjoy the views and the changing vegetation. A long descent from Otford Lookout to Burning Palms beach, with a side walk to Figure 8 Pools. Return via the Burgh Ridge and Garawarra Ridge Trail. Cliff edges, rock platforms, uneven ground.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Otford 91294S Limit: 10. View
|9 Jul, Fri||Cliffs, Pagodas and Slots above the Wolgan Valley|
|(NEW!!!) Park at around GR 336 121 at the end of Sunnyside Ridge Road. Walk south west to the cliff line and then follow it to the point at about GR 328 110, where it protrudes into the Wolgan Valley. Turn north east, then east from here, exploring multiple slots, ravines and pagoda areas. Exit at around GR 341 114 and reconnect with the cars. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure. About 8 km.
Location: Newnes SF
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View
|9 Jul, Fri 10:00AM||Neighbourhood walk: Homebush Bay|
|Leader will be Kevin Cliffe. Sydney Olympic Park is an urban oasis for both wildlife and people. It connects us with nature, and with ourselves, through beautiful landscapes and inspiring encounters with wildlife. Bicentennial Park gives you glimpses of a creek and mangrove habitat as well as a quiet wetland area followed by the lovely Belvedere Lake with its central fountain feature. There is a wonderful opportunity for a view of surrounding scenery in the form of the treillage tower - a metal structure that gives you access to a 17 metre high viewing platform from which you can see some other areas of Bicentennial Park as well as the wider surrounds including the views of the city. Social distancing, mask, sanitizer. Limit: 12. View|
|10 Jul, Sat 8:31AM||Lockyers Rd – Coxs Rd – Mt York|
|One of the classic circuit walks in the Blue Mountains starting along the Lockyers Track down into Hartley Vale before tackling the scenic if steep in parts Coxs Road back up to Mt York then along the track back to the start. A historical saunter and a relatively easy one at that.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Hartley 89304N Limit: 15. View
|11 Jul, Sun 10:05AM||20km plus walk series: Gerringong to Minnamurra|
|Grade:4/6||Length||23km||340m||Southern Sydney Branch|
Location: South Coast Limit: 12. View
|11 Jul, Sun 10:48AM||Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 26|
|(Nearly fully booked) Lake Illawarra entrance to Minnamurra via coastal headlands, beaches and Killalea State Park. Leader will arrange a boat assisted crossing of the Minnamurra River. Part of the Great South Coast Walk (http://greatsouthcoastwalk.net/) a long-distance walking route along the southern coastline of New South Wales, from Bundeena on the southern fringe of Sydney, to Mallacoota, just over the border in Victoria, 660km in total. Limit: 12. View|
|11-22 Jul, Sun (08:00AM)-Thu (16:00PM)||Thorsbourne Trail|
|(Date Changed) A lovely pack walk on the Thorsbourne Trail on Hinchinbrook Island in Queensland. This is one of Queensland’s Great Walks and is a wonderful mixture of rainforest and beaches. Some great campsites; some nice swimming holes; mostly short days; with at least one 2-night stop, all make this a really terrific walk. There is great demand for the limited walk permits at this time of the year so we need to book close to the possible one-year in advance. Seven days (6 nights) of actual walking. A day of snorkeling on the reef prior to the walk is also planned.
Location: Hinchinbrook Limit: 8. View
|12 Jul, Mon 9:55AM||Hourn Point and Ferris Cave|
|Follow the clifftop from Pulpit Rock to Hourn Point. Then visit Boronia Point and Ferris Cave and on to Mount Piddington. Clifftop track is unformed. Exposure might be felt at a couple of points where the track is close to the cliff edge.
Location: Mount Victoria
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N and Hartley 89304N Limit: 16. View
|16 Jul, Fri 9:31AM||Neighbourhood walk: Bantry Bay Loop|
|Co-leader: Heather Lakiss. A varied loop, which passes the Bantry Bay Aboriginal engravings next to the Engravings Track, descends to Bantry Bay along the timber Getters Track and returns via the Scenic Bluff Track. There is an enormous Aboriginal engravings site (82 figures). We will visit The Bluff Lookout, a rock outcrop from which there are unobstructed views up Bantry Bay to Middle Harbour. As we ascend the Bluff Track there's constantly changing perspective over the bay and the historic Explosives Magazine buildings. Steep and slippery sections.
Location: Garigal NP Limit: 12. View
|16 Jul, Fri||The Ultimate Mugii Murum-ban|
|(NEW!!!) Park at Airly Mountain and find a pass at around GR 250 314 to Ultimate View. From here, head south via The Citadel and descend on the eastern side of Citadel Spur. Walk north east under the cliff line and ascend Ultimate Chute. Head north via Genowlan Trig and visit (depending on the available time) the Valley of the Dinosaurs and/or Ultimate Slot. Make our way down via the road network to Airly Mountain. About 8 km. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N and Ben Bullen 89314S View
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