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15 May, Sat 8:30AM Traverse of the Gods
Grade:4/6 Length 9km  300m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longBack by popular demand, The traverse of the Gods is a spectacular walk which follows a narrow ledge along Banks Wall, allowing the adventurous participant superb views of the Grose Valley and beyond. Rock scrambling and some off-track walking.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N View

22 May, Sat 8:00AM Lockleys Pylon – Blue Gum Forest – Perrys Lookdown
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  730m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWell one of the classic walks is back on the table and there's no better time to do this challenging trip than in the cooler months when the air is fresh and clear and the views seem to last forever! I'm itching to see what the Grose Valley looks like at Blue Gum forest as well as in what condition, these 2 famous connecting tracks are in, so come and join me for what should be a wonderful walk. Steep descent and ascent and possibly loose rocks.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 15. View

29 May, Sat 8:00AM Sunnyside Point, Wolgan Pinnacle and Endorphin Point
Grade:4/6 Length 11km  450m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis is a spectacular region within the Ben Bullen State forest that needs protection and should be included within the Gardens of Stone National Park. Expect superb wild country with the highlights being the rugged Sunnyside Point and the nearby Wolgan Pinnacle, both worth the effort of getting to! Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Ben Bullen SF
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

5 Jun, Sat 9:00AM Nobles Canyon – Carne Creek cliff lines exploration
Grade:4/6 Length 6km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Normally a canyon involves getting wet feet and a swim, abseil or at least a wade through waist-deep water but Nobles Cayon, also known as the Dry Canyon is a rare exception and a wonderfully spectacular one at that. On this trip we will follow Nobles Canyon down past its 2 constrictions to the cliff lines above Carne Creek then explore the cliff lines south of that creek before crossing over a pagoda laden ridge back to the main track. Rock scrambling and off-track.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N Limit: 15. View

26 Jun, Sat 8:33AM Stanwell Park to Helensburgh
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  500m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk via the Clifftop, Burgh and various other tracks. This walk will take you some places you might have ventured before along little used tracks but also to well known ones too, and through a variety of habitats, lookouts and places of interest.
Location: Royal NP View

3 Jul, Sat 8:31AM Wentworth Falls tracks, waterfalls and lookouts
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  800m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.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

10 Jul, Sat 8:31AM Lockyers Rd – Coxs Rd – Mt York
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  400m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.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

17 Jul, Sat 8:01AM The caves of Carne Creek and Pyramid Rocks
Grade:4/6 Length 6km  400m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Above Carne Creek are a series of spectacular caves, Weather, Rain, Gemini, Micheangelo and Twin Arch to name a few, and they are all worth visiting. Below these via the aptly named Miracle Slot are outcrops of superb pagodas, the Pyramid Rocks also worth exploring. This isn't a long trip distance-wise but it will excite and delight you! Rock scrambling and off-track.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

24 Jul, Sat 9:00AM Airly Turret and beyond
Grade:5/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWithin the Mugii Murum-Ban locality which lies in the greater Gardens of Stone region is the spectacular Airly Turret which has captivated the adventurous bushwalker for decades and is definitely a place to explore and photograph including its many slots, nooks and crannies! This area needs to be protected for future generations, so come along and see why! Co leader is Graham Groves Rock scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

7 Aug, Sat 8:27AM Boxvale Track – 40 Foot Falls Track – Mt Alexandria Track
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  450m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe Boxvale Track follows the formation of a historic railway line which makes its way through cuttings, along embankments and through a 84-metre long tunnel on the way to a fabulous lookout above the Nattai River. We will also follow the 40 Foot Track down to the river on the return leg and then back over Mt Alexandra to the finish. Track steep in places.
Location: Sounthern Highlands Limit: 15. View

14 Aug, Sat 7:58AM Pantoneys crown via the Capertee Valley
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  450m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPantoneys Crown, the easy way! Yes, we will access this impressive mesa via a property in Capertee Valley which is the quickest way to the top via the most direct route, allowing us more time to look around and enjoy this wonderful place. Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP Limit: 12. View

21 Aug, Sat 8:57AM Old Baldy and Skywalker Traverse
Grade:5/6 Length 7km  500m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longHigh above the Newnes Campground is Old Baldy, a massive set of cliffs named by rock climbers and within its rocky face is the Skywalker Traverse, along a series of ledges and overhangs. This is a great walk and not that difficult although it does entail some scrambling, mainly off-track walking, but certainly worth it. Rock scrambling.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S and Mount Morgan 89311S View

4 Sep, Sat 8:00AM Girrakool – Scopas Peak – Kariong Brook – Girrakool
Grade:3/6 Length 19km  500m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.(NEW!!!) Springtime is upon us and this walk will showcase a bounty of wildflowers that only the Sydney sandstone region can achieve! We will follow the eastern side of Girrakool Creek down over Piles Creek before heading south over Scopas Peak, then the Hawkesbury Track, the old Woy Woy Road, past the scout camp and back along the western Girrakool circuit back to the start. Expect lots of scenic lookouts, beautiful waterfalls, and of course a mass of wildflowers including Waratahs which should be coming into bloom.
Location: Brisbane Water NP
Map: Gosford 91312S Limit: 20. View

11 Sep, Sat 8:00AM Sunnyside canyon and the Acoustic chamber
Grade:5/6 Length 10km  250m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) On this walk we enter a world of great beauty as Sunnyside creek /canyon is followed and explored. One of the highlights is the enormous Acoustic chamber but there are plenty more too including dramatic cliff lines, overhangs, lookout points, and much more. So bring along your sense of adventure and you won't be disappointed! Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Newnes State Forest and Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

25 Sep, Sat 9:00AM Tahmoor Gorge and Mermaids Pool circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.(NEW!!!) The Tahmoor Gorge circuit follows the very scenic Bargo River and includes the extremely beautiful Mermaid pools and a myriad of cascades and lesser waterfalls along the way. There is a high cliff line track too and we will follow both on this circuit. A walk not to missed especially as the spring flowers should be out in profusion. Rock hopping and some scrambling.
Map: Picton 90294S and Bargo 90293 View

2-4 Oct, Sat (08:31AM)-Mon (14:30PM) Mcleans Pass to Dead Tree Camp (the Pondage) 3 day campout and exploration
Grade:3/6  500m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longQuite simply this is my favourite campsite in the entire Gardens of Stone NP as it is situated in an area of extreme beauty as well as having the advantage of a spectacular and pristine canyon nearby which gives us pure water and seemingly endless pagodas to explore, photograph and enjoy. The sunrises and sunsets from here have to be seen to be believed with wonderful views of Pantoneys Crown, Baal Bone ridge and far beyond. This will be a weekend to submerge yourself in the realm of the senses, relax with friends and emerge refreshed and energized! Rock scrambling.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S View

9 Oct, Sat 9:00AM Capertee Valley birdwatching and photography
Grade:1/6 Sydney Branch
Mark G.
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.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(NEW!!!) The Capertee Valley on the western fringe of the Blue mountains is a bird watchers' paradise if you know where to go with a wide variety of birds not often seen around Sydney. So bring your binos, camera and picnic lunch, and we'll try and spot as many of our feathered friends as possible. View

18-29 Oct, Mon (09:00AM)-Fri (14:00PM) The Bibbulmun Track: Walpole to Albany
Grade:3/6 Length 180km Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) On this trip we will experience the best that the Bibbulmun Track has to offer in Western Australia. From the small township of Walpole, we will travel along a series of good tracks through the towering Tingle forests, colourful heathlands, beautiful beaches, granite peaks and through the towns of Peaceful Bay and Denmark where new supplies can be purchased, allowing for lighter packs. The tracks are well marked and make for easy walking. Halfway through the walk we will have a rest day in Denmark. At each campsite there is a hut which can be used as well as water supply, toilets and tables so this is hardly roughing it! The wildflowers at this time of the year are outstanding and you can expect to also see a fair amount of wildlife including seals, quokkas, wallabies and numerous birds to name a few. In short, this is a fabulous walk and one not to be missed. Limit: 17. View

6 Nov, Sat 8:30AM Mount Victoria tracks, lookouts, caves and hidden treasures
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  400m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) On the south side of Mt Victoria is a maze of tracks, superb lookouts, fascinating historical caves and some beautiful unburnt bushland which we will explore and photograph. Highlights include Bushrangers, Coxs, Ross caves and some amazing viewing points just to name a few! This walk will be in conjunction with another offered later on ... the Grand Canyon by night walk. People coming on this walk are welcome and encouraged to join the second much shorter trip. Lots of steps!
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N View

6 Nov, Sat 8:00PM The Grand Canyon … by night
Grade:2/6 Length 5km  150m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(NEW!!!) From Neates Glen after sunset we will descend into the world of the night creatures and walk through the Grand Canyon, exiting at Evans Lookout Track. The prime reason for doing this walk is to see the amazing displays of glow worms which leave the colony in the Glowworm tunnel for dead with their brightness and sheer numbers. Plus we might see possums, gliders, the odd frog and experience this world heritage walk in a completely different way. People doing this walk are encouraged to do the walk to Mt Victoria beforehand and to stay in the mountains to avoid the long drive home. Care is needed walking in the dark and a good torch is essential.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S View

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