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16 Apr, Tue 9:00AM Lake Couridjah to Radcliffs LO via Radcliffs Campsite (#917(BBQ))
Grade:3/6 Length 7km  150m Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Tuesday Walks) Mike M
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(Optional BBQ Lunch) From Lake Couridjah carpark, we take the flat track to the site of Radcliffs campsite. Walkers will have a choice of a flat walk back to the carpark or head up the Radcliff's LO and return via the saddle or old ruins. (Depending on time.) Some rough track and unfenced cliffs.
Location: Lake Couridjah - Thirlmere Lakes NP
Map: Picton 9029-4S Nattai 8929-1S Limit: 20. View

18 Apr, Thu Helensburgh Double Loop
Grade:3/6 Length 17km  525m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(NEW!!!) A walk on multiple un-named tracks in the Conservation area with lots of variety, Visit the Big Dam, the historic Cawley Road and tunnel. Carrying old boots or gum boots for the entry and exit to the tunnel will make this section of the walk more enjoyable. Torch required. The local flora is certain to be a delight. The second loop will incorporate more variety on pristine sections with a route through the old Helensburgh Tip with city views and a good view of the Garawarra area. Slippery sections, creek crossings.
Location: Garrawarra State Conservation Area Limit: 15. View

23 Apr, Tue 9:30AM Mt Jellore (#730)
Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council
Grade:4/6 Length 9km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Tuesday Walks) Margie
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.A fairly short but steep climb to Mt Jellore. Access to the start of this walk requires passing through private land and locked gates.  Permission and access has been granted by the land owners on this occasion. Steep climb outward bound and steep descent on return. Loose rocks.
Location: Jellore NP Limit: 20. View

30 Apr, Tue 9:30AM Mt Penang & Baldy Billy Peaks (#806)
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Grade:4/6 Length 8km  250m Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Tuesday Walks) Neil O.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Two separate walks to two peaks in different areas of the beautiful Guula Ngurra NP, with a minor car shuffle. The Mt Penang loop walk follows a pleasant, well-formed track up to the summit of Mt Penang with its panoramic views. The track winds steadily uphill with a short, steep climb at the end. The Baldy Billy Peak walking track is an out-and-back walk to another summit with spectacular views down into the Wollondilly valley below. After an initial short but very steep descent we cross a pretty, wide valley floor and then start the slow, steady climb to the summit of Baldy Billy Peak and then return along the same route. Steep climbs & descents, uneven surfaces, indistinct track in places, unfenced cliff edges, slippery in places (walking poles recommended).
Location: Guula Ngurra NP (Canyonleigh)
Map: Hansworth 8929-3S Limit: 20. View

7 May, Tue 9:00AM McPhails Fire Trail (#130)
Passes through 2 LGA's.
Wingecarribee Shire Council
Shoalhaven City Council
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Tuesday Walks) David W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.McPhails Fire Trail is a downhill walk from the highlands into Kangaroo Valley.  The Pipeline Lookout is an excellent morning tea stop before descending through rainforest and around Mt Carrialoo into the valley. Hazards: Rough track, unfenced cliff edges, very steep descent.
Map: Bundanoon 8928-I-S Limit: 20. View

7 May, Tue 7:14AM Sydney: Balmoral to Cremorne Point (#S401)
Fully inside Mosman Municipal Council
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  250m Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Tuesday Walks) Michael B
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Fully Booked) We have an opportunity to explore some of the best of the North Shore of Sydney Harbour. Starting at Balmoral Beach with its little jetty and huge fig trees; to Middle Head to explore fortifications and cliff top views beyond the Heads; then through angophora trees to Georges Heights and barracks converted to artist studios; and on to Clifton Gardens for lunch. Then we will walk beside secluded bays to the navy memorials at Bradley’s Head. Then it is a short walk to Taronga Zoo for a Ferry to Circular Quay and trains home. Limit: 20. View

14 May, Tue 9:30AM Buchanan’s & Elmsere Lookout (From Governors St, Bundanoon (#690) )
Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  250m Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Tuesday Walks) Martyn M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Commencing at the Glow Worm Glen car park the path winds through forest with a couple of little creek crossings.  Continue on the track to the left of the Glow Worm Glen steps which winds along to Buchanan's Lookout.  Optional opportunity to continue to Elsmere Lookout.  Enjoy the beautiful view while having lunch and return by the same route. Rough track, slippery rocks, unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Morton NP (Bundanoon)
Map: Bundanoon 8928-1S Limit: 20. View

21 May, Tue 9:30AM Spring Hill Fire Trail (#725)
Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  350m Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Tuesday Walks) Margie
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.An attractive, undulating (sometimes steep) walk meandering through interesting rocky outcrops with glimpses of Mt Jellore across the valley, culminating with a spectacular view of the Nattai Valley. Walking pole(s) advised for some steep, loose sections of the fire trail. Hazards: Rough fire trail and unfenced cliff edges. Limit: 20. View

24 May, Fri 10:00AM The Suburbs series of walk: Parramatta Ken’s Birthday Walk
Grade:2/6 Length 11km  60m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Ken
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Come celebrate Ken's birthday on the Historic Walk of Parramatta. Starting point is the Station Street exit from Parramatta Station. The route is through Parramatta CBD to Parramatta Park and the back along the river as far east as Elizabeth Farm Cottage. There are many sites of historical interest. The leader will give a brief commentary and allow time to read story boards. This walk will also be listed for The Wanderers Bushwalking Club (Hills based). Road crossings, cyclists on shared pathways and trip hazzards on tracks and pathways.
Location: Parramatta
Map: StreetDirectories Limit: 10. View

28 May, Tue 9:30AM The Joan Lowe Memorial Walk – Mt Gibraltar (#xJL010)
Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Tuesday Walks) 10731
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.In memory of our Joan Lowe, we will celebrate her birthday by traversing parts of the Gib and taking in some of the special and lesser known lookouts that Joan loved so much. Some steep steps and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Mt Gibraltar NR
Map: Mittagong 8929-2S Limit: 20. View

2 Jul, Tue 9:00AM Wombat Hill Lookout, Yarrunga Trig & Rebecca’s View (#660)
Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Tuesday Walks) Ian G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.The walk begins at Meryla Pass in Morton NP.  From the locked gate continue on the Fire Trail along the ridge.  The first section is a fairly steep fire trail but flattens out and then follows along a track.There are several viewpoints which look towards Mt Carrialoo, Crankey's Creek and Lake Yarrunga until reaching the end of the track overlooking Wombat Hill.  If conditions are suitable we push through on a less defined track to Yarrunga Trig for great views down to the jnct of Yarrunga Creek & Kangaroo R. On the return there is an optional trail leading to Rebecca's View over Sandy's Creek on the other side of the ridge. Hazards: Rough track and unfenced cliffs. Off track for extension to the trig.
Location: Morton NP (Mossvale)
Map: Bundanoon 8928-I-S Limit: 20. View

9 Jul, Tue 9:30AM Lake Alexandra to Boxvale via 40’ Falls. (#050)
Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Tuesday Walks) Barbara B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.The track follows the Nattai River from the lake to Nattai Creek where the track to the falls leaves the main track and follows the Nattai Creek track to the falls.  From the Falls a steep climb leads to the Boxvale track. (Requires car shuffle.) Hazards: Rough track, slippery rocks, creek crossing and steep steps.
Location: Mt Alexandra NR (Mittagong)
Map: Mittagong 8929-2S Limit: 20. View

6 Aug, Tue 9:00AM Mt Keira Ring Track & Robinsons LO (#400)
Fully inside Wollongong City Council
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  500m Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Tuesday Walks) 35134
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.From Byarong Park head up Mt Keira Ring Track. Detour to Robertson Lookout then complete the ring track back to cars. Great coastal views, rainforest and remnants of old mine. Hazards: Some overgrown and steep tracks.
Location: Illawarra Escarpment SR
Map: Wollongong 9029-2S Limit: 20. View

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