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|29 May, Mon 9:01AM||Wises Track|
|Grade:3/6||Length||10km||150m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|Flowers are beginning to appear and so are the honeyeaters.
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 12. View
|4 Jun, Sun 8:00AM||Wollongong Uni – Mt Keira Lookout – Wollongong Uni loop.|
|Mostly on track and under the rainforest canopy with excellent lookouts and two solid climbs. We will visit the imposing Lawrence Hargrave monument, view remnants of a coal mine and see the sculptures acknowledging the local Aboriginal Wodi Wodi people, account of the 5 islands formation. Potential side trip to Robertsons Lookout (adds 2 kms) and late lunch in the Botanical Gardens, time dependant. Two early climbs, 210m and 180m. This is one of the Jim series of walks. Hazards: Two off-track sections including a long off-track scramble up a dry gully, unfenced lookouts, slippery in parts when wet. This walk is rescheduled from 30 April, deferred due to rain.
Location: Illawarra Escarpment SCA
Map: Wollongong 9029-2S Limit: 12. View
|8 Jun, Thu||Whites Creek|
|(NEW!!!) Whites Creek, winds it's way past The Magic Lane in Annandale, many parks, a wetland and onto the growing engineering masterwork, the Rozelle Interchange of WestConnex. Crossing over into Glebe we follow Rozelle and Blackwattle Bays past the construction of the new Fish Markets to Pyrmont.
Location: Sydney Inner West Limit: 10. View
|13 Jun, Tue 10:00AM||The Colour walks series No 14: Camellia Gardens Carringbah|
Leader: Philip WrightCamellia Gardens Located in Caringbah and overlooking beautiful Yowie Bay, the Gardens were recognised by the International Camellia Society as a Camellia Gardens of Excellence in 2014. There are sixty Camellia Gardens of Excellence in the world, with the Camellia Gardens and Lisgar Gardens in Hornsby being the only two in NSW. The Gardens have over 400 cultivars and species donated and acquired since its first plantings began in 1969, in addition to many other rare ornamental and native plants. The collection is of unique value to Australian horticulture. The Gardens have something for all seasons. The camellias are in season during autumn and winter. Tea house serves delicious devonshire and lunches. We will play by ear. A walk at Woronora Cemetery can be added on.
Location: Caringbah View
|18 Jun, Sun 8:00AM||The 3P Challenge: #2 Pierces Pass: Pierces Pass – Blue Gum Forest – Pierces Pass|
|The second of the 3P challenge is more gentle then the first, and offers views across the northern end of the Gross Valley. Starting at Pierces pass, we follow the walking track through dense vegetation past Fairy Grotto, continuing down until we reach the river crossing. From here it’s a fairly open track beside the gorgeous Grose river to Blue Gum Forest. Return via the same route. Mountain Devils are flowering and the bush on this descent is simply delightful. Joint walk with the Bushclub. Muddy in parts, can be slippery when wet. Plenty of steps.
Location: Blue Mountains National Park
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 8. View
|16 Jul, Sun 9:30AM||The Alphabet series: “C” …Convict Trail Walk|
|(SWAG) Ewan C.|
Convict Trail Walk - Finchs Line/ Mt Devine and Shepherds Gully circuit.
Distance 11 km, approx,
My contact details - firstname.lastname@example.org, 0407 012413View
|23 Jul, Sun 8:00AM||The 3P Challenge: #3 Perrys Lookdown: Perrys Lookdown – Blue Gum Forest – Acacia Flat campground and return|
|The third of the 3P challenge is the shortest in distance, but rest assured - the energy you save in K's will come in handy for the steep ascent on our return trip! Not for the faint hearted, this exhilarating walk follows the track from Perrys campground, around Docker Head and down into Blue Gum Forest. We'll travel a little further to Acacia Flat campground for lunch, and explore more of the Blue Gum Forest on this trip. Joint walk with the Bushclub. Steps - lots! Steep ascent and descent.
Location: Blue Mountains National Park
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 8. View
|11 Aug, Fri 9:17AM||Colour walk series No 6: Rock orchids galore|
|Leader: Philip Wright. Spring is orchid time. Sylvan Grove Native Garden has such an array of Rock Orchids. They are majestic flowers to admire. https://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/parks-reserves/sylvan-grove-native-garden It s also a botanical garden with a variety of plants. After the garden, we will take a walk in Georges National Park with great views of the river. Spring flowers including native orchids will be plenty. Can arrive early to have coffee before the connecting bus. More options on South Side of the Station.
Steep and slippery sections
Map: Picnic Point View
|19 Aug, Sat 8:29AM||Grass Tree circuit|
|Spring comes early to the Hawkesbury region and I expect this walk to be full of pre-Spring blossoms as we pass through various habitats on this scenic and interesting circuit. One of the highlights is a sidetrip to a place of great cultural significance which won't fail to impress you!
Location: Dharug NP
Map: Gunderman 91313S View
|8 Sep, Fri 9:01AM||Colour walk series: Lisgar Garden|
|(SWAG) Brad S.|
|RSVP only accepted from 2 weeks prior to 7 pm the day before event. Today we explore Hornsby and Normanhurst including Lisgar Gardens. Lisgar Gardens is a wonderful, secret garden hidden in the back streets of Hornsby. Spread across 6 acres, the garden packs a lot in with a little bit of something for everyone. Expect to see camelias, spring flowers, orchids, Magnolia, ferns, rare natural heritage, fish ponds, interesting landmarks such as murals and brick pit. Preview of Lisgar Gardens There are sixty Camellia Gardens of Excellence in the world, with the Camellia Gardens and Lisgar Gardens in Hornsby being the only two in NSW. Optional lunch at Hornsby RSL club. Stairs and slippery sections.
Map: Hornsby Limit: 15. View
|9 Sep, Sat 7:30AM||Little Wobby Beach – Mt Wondabyne – Wondabyne Station|
|The wildflowers will be out in full bloom at this time of the year as we walk the highways and byways of this glorious and colourful national park on our way past various places of interest and with a hellva lot of great views too to keep up the interest level!
Location: Brisbane Water NP
Map: Cowan 91304N and Broken Bay 91301N Limit: 15. View
|15-17 Sep, Fri (13:00PM)-Sun (14:00PM)||The Castle and beyond|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) This is a weekend spent in the beautiful and entrancing Morton National Park with the main aim being to climb the imposing Castle, probably Mortons most famous and challenging peak! From the comfort of our bush abode, almost at the base of the mountain we will follow the steep tracks up to Castle Gap and then via precipitous means climb up onto the Castle for superlative views in all directions!
On the Sunday I'll do an easier coastal walk or perhaps the easy ascent up to Pigeon House, to be decided! Steep tracks with some rope assistance on the ascent.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Corang 89273N View
|17 Dec - 15 Jan, Sun-Sun||Mallee & Grampians 4WD & Bushwalking adventure – Re-scheduled|
|(Date Changed) Expressions of Interest sought for a four week adventure including plenty of opportunity for walking. It will operate as a tag-along (self-drive convoy) 4WD trip with new locations on most days. You may camp, attach a vehicle camper (preferred) or tow an off-road camper-trailer.
Mallee country, visiting Murray-Sunset NP, Big Desert Wilderness Park & Wyperfeld NP featuring a vast desert with saltbush flats and grassland plains scattered with sand dunes and the famous Pink Lakes are outstanding subjects for photography, with large numbers of emus, kangaroos, native birds, attractive woodlands and colourful spring wildflower displays.
Followed by The Grampians NP, spectacular mountain peaks and dramatic rock formations feature picturesque waterfalls, panoramic views and fascinating Aboriginal rock art sites. Dramatic lookouts and a network of excellent walking tracks. The massive sandstone ramparts of the Grampians rear up from the western end of Victoria’s Great Dividing Range, reaching more than 1000 metres above the surrounding fertile plains. Known as Gariwerd by the local Aboriginal people, it has an indigenous history stretching back for thousands of years.
Location: Grampians NP, Wyperfeld NP, and Mallee country View
|5 Jan, Fri 9:30AM||Summer short walk: Centennial Park to Bronte Beach|
|We walk from Centennial Park to Bronte Beach where you can have a swim. Points of interest: Centennial Park, Queens Park, Waverly Park, churches, waterfalls, Bronte Beach. Optional lunch at Bronte. View|
|12 Jan, Fri 9:00AM||The Alphabet Series: “A”..An artistic, architectural and engineering stroll|
LEADER: HEATHER LAKISS. (RSVP DIRECT TO HEATHERLAKISS@GMAIL.COMAn easy stroll from St Peters station through Sydney Park , several other parks, explore South Eveleigh redevelopment taking in little parks and artistic designs, Locomotive Street and on to Carriageworks via Redfern Station. Carriageworks is a multi-arts urban cultural precinct located at the former Eveleigh Railway Workshops in Redfern, Sydney, Australia. Carriageworks showcases contemporary art and performing arts, as well as being used for filming, festivals, fairs and commercial exhibitions. Highlights : Sydney Festival displays, Community Garden, Historic Brickworks, Ponds, Water birds, Stepping stones, Gumnut hideouts, Happy tears, locomotives, engineering of yesteryear, Exhibition, historic buildings, Kylie Kwong's restaurant, optional lunch at The Royal Hotel for the $15 lunch. Return home by walking back to Redfern station or walk to City Road to catch a bus. View
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