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6 Dec, Mon 9:09AM Bullaburra to Lawson
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  415m Sydney Branch
Janet R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Part of Bruces walk to North Lawson Park, Empire Pass, Echo Bluff, Lawson Station. Steep, rough slippery.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View

6-10 Dec, Mon (17:30PM)-Fri (09:30AM) Merimbula Get Away
Grade:3/6 Sydney Branch
John H.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.(Fully Booked) Co Leader: Ian Baker. The area provides new walks to most of us plus many short walks and activities for those who no longer wish to do the bigger walks. There is plenty to do and see. Parts of this stunning coastal wilderness - rich in culture and nature has been declared a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. There are six national parks in the immediate area and twelve in the region. We are staying in cabins and plan to explore different areas each day. Many trip hazards on the tracks.
Location: Far South Coast View

7 Dec, Tue 9:18AM Berowra Track
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  300m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Leader is Steve Ringbauer We walk from Berowra to Mt Kuringai. There are beautiful views to the Waters of Berowra Creek(a tributary of Hawkesbury River) and neighbouring Ku Ring Gai Chase National Park, lots of shade, places to stop for a morning tea and lunch with a view and enough elevation change to get a good workout! A manageable moderate track. Plenty of birds chirping and wildflowers blooming plus wallaby might bound across the track if you are lucky. Steep and slippery track View

7 Dec, Tue 9:00AM Garawarra Farm to Otford
Grade:1/6 Length 6km Branch
Gary S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) There is some track work towards Otford, but our advice is that we can complete walk heading to Otford, but walking is not allowed from Otford to Garawarra. We will do lunch at Audley Cafe if sufficient interest. Email leader and send your mobile number and emergency contact number to meet NPA’s paperless registration requirement….and to advise of cancellation due to weather. Some short steep uphill, mostly flat on wide track or fire trail. Limit: 12. View

8 Dec, Wed 9:45AM Forest Lodge to Barangaroo
Grade:2/6 Length 11km Sydney Branch
John M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Walk from Forest Lodge to Rozelle Bay following Johnstons Canal, then around Blackwattle Bay to pass the Fish Markets. Continue via Jackson’s Landing to Pyrmont Point and on to Barangaroo. Limit: 15. View

8 Dec, Wed 9:25AM Katoomba to Leura via Dardenelles and Leura Cascades
Fully inside Blue Mountains City Council
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  600m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.A walk from Katoomba to Leura going down the Giant Stairs then along Dardenelles Pass, though Leura Cascades to Leura Station, passing many beautiful lookouts and waterfalls along the way. Starting from Katoomba Station, Giant Stairs, Dardenelles Pass, Leura Forest, Fern Bower, Echo Tree Lookout, Kiah Lookout, Fossil Lookout, Copelands Lookout, Bridal Veil Lookout, Bottom of Bridal Veil Falls, Bridal Veils, Leura Cascades, Bridal View Lookout, Tarpelan Rock to Leura Station. Steep and slippery sections and muddy sections. Limit: 15. View

8 Dec, Wed 9:35AM Victoria Falls and Ikara Head
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  480m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.(Cancelled) Car shuttle from Blaxland Station to the car park at the end of Victoria Falls Road, walk down to the Cascades and Victoria Falls and back. After that drive back along the road, park the car near Ikara Head track, walk to lookouts, old mine site including off-track sections and back to car park. Steep, slippery, muddy sections, off track and creek crossings.
Location: Mt Victoria Limit: 15. View

9 Dec, Thu 7:00PM Macarthur Heritage Nature Talk
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Educational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Fully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.1=7. One Dreaming Creation story. Seven walks. Seven days. Seven sisters. Seven rivers/creeks. Seven valleys. Up to 70,000 years. Seven million stars. A photographic journal of listening/learning at camps and along ancestral pathways in Gundungurra Country (Southern Blue Mountains).
Our speaker, Yvonne Kaiser-Glass, is an archaeologist who has been privileged to be invited over the past 7 years, to participate in a 7-day off-track walk through Gundungurra Country in the southern Blue Mtns. Its premise is you have to walk Country to understand Country and from that respect follows.
This talk promises to bring a unique insight into areas of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area that most of us will never see.
Due to COVID, attendance is limited to 30, so booking is desirable, just by replying to this email or by the phone number below. Those attending must be double vaccinated. Entry is by gold coin donation.
Presented by the Macarthur Branch of the NPA. For further information, contact Julie on 0418 278753. View

9 Dec, Thu Orphan School Creek at Glebe to Railway Square
Passes through 2 LGA's.
Inner West Council
Council of the City of Sydney
Grade:2/6 Length 7.5km Sydney Branch
Sue W
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFirst time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Fully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) (Date Changed) From Parramatta Road at Camperdown, Orphan School Creek flows through Forest Lodge and Glebe into Rozelle Bay.
We continue easterly along the waterfront via the fish markets, Darling Harbour and the old Goods Line to Railway Square.
Hazards include current viruses and uneven surfaces. Limit: 10. View

10 Dec, Fri 9:30AM The Colour walks series No 12: Annandale to Darling Square
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  120m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Bob R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.RSVP only accepted from 2 weeks prior to 7 pm the day before event. The best of Annandale, such as The Abbey, Beale Piano Site, Whites Creek wetlands , Whites Creek community garden and many more  historic buildings. Of special interest is a Victorian Stone Work carved by Neville Wran's Great Grandfather. Beautiful Glebe Foreshore, award-winning Frank Gehry building, a colour changing building,  historic Goods Line, (with 36-LEVER FRAME INTERLOCKING MACHINE). Many options for lunch at the end of the walk.
Map: Sydney View

11 Dec, Sat 8:00AM Catherine Hill Bay – Cotton Candy sea caves – Fraser Beach – Birdie Beach
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.ALL INTENDING WALKERS MUST BE DOUBLE VACCINATED AND BE ABLE TO PRODUCE YOUR DIGITAL CERTIFICATE UPON REQUEST. The highlight and one of the main reasons for this walk is to visit the stunning and colourful Cotton Candy sea caves north of Moonee Beach. This will be one of our first ports of call as we head south along the coast, walking, swimming and exploring the beautiful Munmorah SRA. So bring your cossies, blockout and a sense of adventure. Rock hopping.
Location: Munmorah SCA View

11 Dec, Sat 8:30AM Footsteps of the Convicts
Passes through 2 LGA's.
Central Coast Council
Hawkesbury City Council
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  300m Sydney Branch
Roy J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.(Fully Booked) This walk near Wisemans Ferry oozes history. It's a steady climb up Devines Hill, the old convict-built road that contains so many remnants of the 1820s, plus lots of information signs. Once at the top of the hill we'll take the Shepherds Gully Loop and then return to the Old Great North Road. Then we'll take the Finchs Line track back down to Wisemans Ferry Road. A 3km car shuffle will be involved. Joint walk with The Bush Club. The lower section of Finchs Line is very rough underfoot.
Location: Dharug NP
Map: Lower Portland 90312S Limit: 12. View

11 Dec, Sat 5:39AM Valley of the Dinosaurs and Ultimate Slot
Grade:5/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Find out for yourself why this unique area must be protected for future generations. Park on the road from Mount Airly to Genowlan Trig where there is suitable space. Walk up the road to the top of the plateau and then take the road to Genowlan Trig. Leave this road at about GR 253 320 and head east to the top, southern end of the Valley of the Dinosaurs. We will then proceed down the valley stopping to explore as many slots as possible on both sides. Next, visit the Ultimate Slot and then return to the road and to the vehicles. Scrambling and exposure. About 6km.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

12 Dec, Sun 9:07AM The Great North Walk: Section 2
Grade:3/6 Length 16km  400m Southern Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Today we walk from North Ryde to Thornleigh. It's a beautiful bushwalk along the Lane Cove River, somewhat rocky but generally good track, ending with a steep climb to Thornleigh Station at the end. There are 5 mild creek crossings. Beautiful sandstone caves, magestic gum trees and grass trees are there to welcome you. The track is adorned with wildflowers: Boronia, wattles, rice flowers, grevillea and more. Steep and slippery sections, creek crossings.
Map: Lane Cover River Park Limit: 15. View

13 Dec, Mon 9:00AM Christmas walk and lunch Hazelbrook to Lawson
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  300m Sydney Branch
Janet R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Fully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.(Fully Booked) Options to walk or just meet at Lawson Hotel for pub lunch (numbers will be Covid dependent). Walk from Hazelbrook via Adams Lookout, Terrace Falls, Lawson waterfall loop to Lawson. When booking indicate if walker only, diner only or both walker and diner. Include your mobile #, emergency # and NPA #. Covid restrictions apply. Need to show fully vaccinated to leader and at pub. Steep, rough tracks, could be slippery.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View

15 Dec, Wed 9:40AM Mt Victoria Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  520m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Starting from Mt Victoria Station, Fairy Bower, Cox's Cave, Ferris Cave, Horne Point, Bushrangers Cave, Pulpit Rock, Ross Cave back to station. Steep and slippery sections, creek crossings. Limit: 15. View

15 Dec, Wed 10:56AM NPA Xmas party and walk
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  200m Southern Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longIt's the time of the year when we think about our friends and family. Let's have a picnic! Bring your favourite food and drink for a picnic. We will meet at Illoura Picnic Area which is marked "4 Illoura" After the picnic, you can enjoy a paddle (PFDs compulsory), a walk or just enjoy the park. A few  guided walk will be on offer at 1 pm. One of them is a hidden gem. From Fullers Bridge, we'll walk along the river, visiting Mowbray Park, Batten Reserve and Stringy Bark Reserve.  Door prizes too!  I will be leading The river walk after lunch: 12 km 200 m elevation. View

15 Dec, Wed 11:00AM NPA Xmas Picnic and walk
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  180m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Cycle | A cycling tripPaddle | A canoe or kayak tripPicnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.It's the time of the year when we think about our friends and family. Let's have a picnic! Bring your favourite food and drink for a picnic. We will meet at Illoura Picnic Area which is marked "4 Illoura" After the picnic, you can enjoy a paddle (PFDs compulsory), a walk or just enjoy the park. A few  guided walk will be on offer at 1 pm. One of them is a hidden gem. From Fullers Bridge, we'll walk along the river, visiting Mowbray Park, Batten Reserve and Stringy Bark Reserve.  Door prizes too!
Location: Lane Cove NP View

15 Dec, Wed 11:00AM NPA Xmas Picnic and walk
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  180m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Mike P.
Cycle | A cycling tripPaddle | A canoe or kayak tripWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPicnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.It's the time of the year when we think about our friends and family. Let's have a picnic! Bring your favourite food and drink for a picnic. We will meet at Illoura Picnic Area which is marked "4 Illoura" After the picnic, you can enjoy a paddle (PFDs compulsory), a walk or just enjoy the park. A few  guided walk will be on offer at 1 pm. One of them is a hidden gem. From Fullers Bridge, we'll walk along the river, visiting Mowbray Park, Batten Reserve and Stringy Bark Reserve.  Door prizes too!
Location: Lane Cove NP View

15 Dec, Wed 11:00AM Xmas picnic plus walk, paddle or rest
Length 10km  180m Sydney Branch
John H.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripPicnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.It's the time of the year when we think about our friends and family. Let's have a picnic! Bring your favourite food and drink for a picnic. We will meet at Illoura Picnic Area which is marked "4 Illoura" After the picnic, you can enjoy a paddle (PFDs compulsory), a walk or just enjoy the park. A few  guided walk will be on offer at 1 pm. One of them is a hidden gem. From Fullers Bridge, we'll walk along the river, visiting Mowbray Park, Batten Reserve and Stringy Bark Reserve.  Door prizes too! Priority will be given to those who have been walking with me recently.
Location: Lane Cove NP View

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