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|28 Aug, Sat||Burramoko Head|
|Ridgewell Road – Burramoko Ridge – Baltzer Lookout – Burramoko Ridge – Crayfish Creek – Burra Korain Ridge – Ridgewell Road. Fabulous views from Burramoko Head and a nice off-track walk to Crayfish Ck and Burra Korain Ridge. The downside is the road walking. Graded a 4 due to the off-track section. Fire trail, track, off-track with mild scrub, easy creek crossing.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 12. View
|29 Aug, Sun 9:47AM||Harbour to Hawkesbury No 5|
|(DRAFT - do not publish yet) The Harbour to Hawkesbury track (59km) is a well-marked route from Manly to Berowra Waters, traversing Garigal, Ku-ring-gai Chase and Berowra Valley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. Section 5 is Bobbin Head to Berowra Waters (– the most challenging part of the walk, through Ku-ring-gai Chase and Berowra Valley National Parks Limit: 12. View|
|29 Aug, Sun 9:30AM||Mermaid Pool and Tahmoor Gorge|
|(Postponed) Due to popular demand, this popular walk is to be repeated. To be led by Mike McLeod of Southern Highland Branch. A circuit rugged walk (rather rocky) along the Bargo River and Tahmoor Gorge. We will do it slowly to take in and take photos of the beauty of the walk. Highlights: fantastic views, Mermaid Pools. Waterfalls. wallaby, birds, majestic gum trees, wildflowers galore. Some very steep and slippery parts.Video of 2020 Tahmoor Gorge Mermaid Pools Several creek crossings. Limit: 10. View|
|5 Sep, Sun 8:01AM||20km plus walk series : Canoelands Ridge Walking Track|
|Grade:4/6||Length||21km||800m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|Canoelands Ridge walking track is a beautiful day walk. See scenic Hawkesbury River views and native wildflowers along the way on this long hike.
The original inhabitants of the Canoelands area were the Darug people. The Darug were the custodians of the majority of what is now the Greater Sydney region. They were divided into a number of different 'clans', whose quick demise upon European settlement has sadly resulted in very little information remaining on how they utilised the local area. When you RSVP, include your full name, member number, mobile no, and emergency contact no. Steep and slippery sections
Map: Marramarra National Park Limit: 12. View
|12 Sep, Sun 9:41AM||Cowan to Brooklyn|
|(DRAFT - do not publish yet) To celebrate the completion of The Harbour to Hawkesbury series of walk, we'll do a celebration walk from Cowan to Brooklyn, followed by the classic Fish and Chips. This is a very popular walk. The highlight of the whole walk is the incredibly picturesque Jerusalem Bay, which makes a great spot for a mid walk swim. At this time of the year, it is a wildflowers lover's paradise... Boronia, Grevillea, Tea Tree, Rice flowers, Pea flowers, just to name a few. Some rock scrambling and steep sections. Limit: 12. View|
|19 Sep, Sun 8:37AM||20km plus walk series : Berowra to Mount Colah|
|Grade:4/6||Length||17km||500m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|Berowa to Mt Colah. This is not quite over 20 km but you will feel like you have been walking about that much due to the terrain. Steep and Slippery sections
Location: Berowar and Berowra Valley NP Limit: 12. View
|19 Sep, Sun 10:16AM||Crossing the Blue Mountains anniversary walk|
|Leader: Allan Porter. To mark the anniversary of "Crossing the Blue Mountains 2020", we will do the "Magical Wentworth Falls to Lawson via Bruces Walk" again. Begin with the Maple trees lined streets of beautiful Wentworth Falls. It’s a memorable walk with wildflowers galore (Waratahs, Bearded Orchids, Sun orchids, Caladenia, greenhoods) waterfalls, caves, gum forests, sassafras’s forests, birdlife and majestic views. This walk is not for you if you don’t like creek crossings (5), steep climbs and vertical ladders (4). Steep and slippery sections, slides and rock scrambling.
Location: Wentworth Falls Limit: 15. View
|22-27 Sep, Wed (09:00AM)-Mon (16:00PM)||Pack walk to base camp at Cascade Hut|
|Drive to Jindabyne on day 1. Day 2 drive to Dead Horse Gap and walk 10k to Cascade Hut and set up tents and explore the area. Day 3 walk with day pack towards Tin Mind huts or to Tin Mind Falls, returning to Cascade Hut for the night. Day 4 - Either walk part way back to cars or day walk towards The Chimneys. Day 5 - Walk back to cars, then Jindabyne for the night. Return home the following day. Pace: unhurried. Min distance 20k, more if other options are taken up. If unknown to leader, please advise walking experience.
Location: Kosciuszko NP
Map: Chimneys Ridge 85241N View
|24 Sep, Fri 9:01AM||Mount Solitary via Golden Stairs|
|(NEW!!!) We start from Narrow Neck carpark, go via Botting's Lookout, Golden Stairs, Ruined Castle along the Federal Pass, Ruined Castle Track and Mount Solitary Walking Track to the summit of Mount Solitary (950m). At this time of the year, you will see the majestic Waratahs. To register for the walk, please email me your mobile no, emergency contact no and NPA membership no. Medium pace walk.
Very steep and slippery sections. Rock scrambling.
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 15. View
|3 Oct, Sun 8:00AM||20km plus walk series : Circular Quay to Greenwich|
|Grade:4/6||Length||20km||400m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|We walk from Circular Quay To Greenwich, return from Wollostonecraft Station Steep and Slippery Sections Limit: 12. View|
|4-11 Oct, Mon (14:00PM)-Mon (10:00AM)||Warrumbungles and Mt Kaputar|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) We will walk classics like the Breadknife & Grand High Tops and Mt Exmouth, as well as some shorter walks. Expect abundant wildflowers. Walks up to 17k, with up to 750m elevation gain, steep sections, and stairs. Leader will book group camping site for the Warrumbungles 4-8 October. Non-campers will need to book own accommodation. All can book own accommodation for Mt Kaputar 8-11 October. Cabins and campsites are available at Dawson Spring. Limit: 12. View|
|17 Oct, Sun 8:37AM||20km plus walk series: Berowra to Cowan|
|Grade:4/6||Length||15km||600m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|This is not quite over 20 km but you will feel like you have been walking about that much due to the terrain. This walk involves quite a bit of climbing. However, there are Flowers and flowers, trees of all shapes, birds, and views to reward you! Wildflowers of all colour to bid you farewell in the last km. Slippery and steep sections. Some clambering Limit: 12. View|
|31 Oct, Sun 8:01AM||20km plus walk series : Bondi Beach to La Perouse|
|Grade:4/6||Length||26km||340m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|A beautiful coastal walk from Bondi Beach to La Perouse. Today, you're spoiled with coastal sights. Malabar Headland Walking Track is a good introduction to the pristine coastal cliffs of Kamay Botany Bay. At the end of the walk, you can visit the La Perouse Museum or have a drink to relax. Steep and slippery sections
Map: Botany Bay 91303S Limit: 12. View
|5-13 Nov, Fri (10:00AM)-Sat (16:00PM)||Walk and Ring Cycle in Brisbane, Queensland|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) The plan is to attend Richard Wagner's The Ring Cycle in Brisbane (Queensland Performance Arts Centre) between 6 November and 12 November. On the 4 opera days, we'll do shorter and river walks (grade 2). On the non-opera days, we'll do more adventurous day walks on the coast or the Scenic Rim (grade 3-4).Itinerary is to be decided closer to the date.
You will need to
1. Book your own Ring Cycle tickets, from $380 to $2200
2. Fly and hire a car in Brisbane, or drive from Sydney
3. Book own accommodation from 5/11 to 13/11 (8 nights), preferably at a convenient location to the QPAC. Leader will be staying in Fairfield. Possible steep and slippery sections, depending on final itinerary.
Map: Brisbane Limit: 6. View
|14 Nov, Sun 9:00AM||20km plus walk series : Mount Solitary|
|Grade:4/6||Length||15km||850m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|Classic Walk to Mount Solitary via Ruined castle and Golden Stairs. It's not quite over 20 km but the steepness will make you feel like you have done that sort of distance.
Steep and slippery sections
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 10. View
|20 Nov, Sat 8:30AM||Birrabang Canyon|
|Birrabang Canyon is one of the easier canyons to explore as there's no abseils or swims involved but it still has some spectacular sections and is a beautiful and rewarding canyon worth visiting. On the walk out are some spectacular pagodas also worth a look as a bonus. Rock scrambling and wet feet with some slippery rocks in parts.
Location: Blue Mountains National Park
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N View
|28 Nov - 5 Dec, Sun-Sun||Annual Koscie Pack Walk|
|More magic in December with my 10th annual Koscie walk. This year a really great walk, perhaps my favourite, south from Thredbo to the Benambra Road. Some fantastic highlights, The Pilot, Tin Mines, Cowombat Flat, the actual start of the Murray River, and Cobberas Number 1. A lovely walk to do with the usual great scenery and the usual great Koscie bushland and flowers.
Location: Kosciuszko NP Limit: 15. View
|7 Dec, Tue 9:30AM||Mermaids Pool & Tahmoor Gorge|
|Grade:4/6||Length||11km||400m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|(Cancelled) Medium walk along Bargo River via Potholes Track to Diesel Pass and on to See Thru Pool then Mermaids Pool. Matilda track to lookout for lunch. Optional HARD walk for extension down Rosies Pass into and along Tahmoor Gorge. Limit 12 for the optional gorge extension. Rough track, unfenced edges, slippery rocks & creek crossings.
Map: Picton 90294S Limit: 15. View
|9 Jan, Sun 9:00AM||The Great North Walk: Section 4 Hornsby to Galston Gorge|
|Grade:4/6||Length||16km||700m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|This section of the Great North Walk starts from Hornsby Train Station and winds down along the Blue Gum Walk into Fishponds and along Berowra Creek. The walk passes through the Tunks Ridge Reserve and then into Galston Gorge. From here we walk to Hornsby Heights via McKay Firetrail where we will catch a bus to Hornsby. Steep and slippery sections. A few creek crossings. Need to watch out for some of the unsteady stepping stones at Galston Gorge
Location: Mt Kuring-gai Limit: 15. View
|20 Feb, Sun 9:01AM||The Great North Walk Section 7 : Berowra to Cowan|
|Grade:4/6||Length||15km||600m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|We walk from Berowra to Cowan. Undulating and rocky terrain. You will be rewarded by Flowers and flowers, trees of all shapes, birds, and views. Wildflowers of all colour to bid you farewell in the last km. Rocky and steep
Map: Mt Kuring-gai Limit: 15. View
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