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17 May, Mon 9:22AM Catalina Raceway
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  350m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Walk around the old racing track and the newer Gully Walk. Then follow Kedumba River down through The Gully. Visit Katoomba Cascades, Reids Plateau and Round Walk with a side track to the base of the first drop of Katoomba Falls. Clay surfaces can be slippery if wet. Steep sections.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 16. View

18 May, Tue 7:00PM Bushwalking NSW quarterly General Meeting
Branch
Bushwalking NSW
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.All affiliated club members are welcome to attend Bushwalking NSW quarterly General Meetings at Redfern Town Hall, 73 Pitt Street, Redfern, Sydney – just 7 minutes from the station, and/or online, to learn about bushwalking, share their ideas, and represent the interests of their club. During Covid-19, meetings are held online. Contact us to register for online meetings and receive the video link. View

18 May, Tue 1:02AM Heathcote Station circuit walk
Length 16km  360m Southern Sydney Branch
Helena S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Lovely circuit walk from Heathcote Station to Heathcote Station. We shall go along Uloola Falls Track, then onto Karloo Pool and small off-track section along Kangaroo Creek up Bottle Forest Trail back to Heathcote Station. Moderate pace. Contact leader. Creek crossings, slippery surfaces.
Map: Royal NP Limit: 10. View

18 May, Tue 9:30AM Walls of Camelot – Hilltop
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  450m Southern Highlands Branch
Margie
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) The track branches off the Nattai Ridge Road to follow a fence line to a track leading to magnificent sandstone cliffs.  The track then continues on to join the Rocky Water Holes track. Hazards:  Rough track, slippery creek crossings and scrambling up loose scree slopes.
Location: Nattai NP
Map: Hilltop 8929-2N Limit: 20. View

19 May, Wed 1:00AM Winmalee circuit via Grose Head South
Grade:3/6 Length 16km  420m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Train to Springwood and bus to start of the walk at Winmalee. From bus stand walk along White Cross Road to the start of the Shaws Ridge Trail, then Bees Nest Hill and Springwood Ridge Trail to Grose Head South Lookout (possibly continue on to Grose Head South) and back along Blue Gum Swamp Track and White Cross Road to Winmalee. Return to Springwood Station by bus. Slippery and muddy sections, creek crossings. Limit: 15. View

20 May, Thu 9:30AM Minnamurra to Kiama coastal walk
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  400m Illawarra Branch
Margaret C.
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)Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.A coastal walk, including beaches and rock platforms, from Minnamurra to Kiama, via Bombo Headland for some whale watching and then onto Kiama Blowhole. Cliff edges, rock surfaces. Limit: 10. View

20 May, Thu Paddington
Grade:1/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
Sandra C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Stroll Paddington streets and lanes, past Victorian terrace houses, galleries, churches, heritage listed buildings and many corner public houses. Mainly flat walk with some gentle ups and downs. COVID safe numbers. Return to city from Edgecliff interchange. View

21 May, Fri Even more of The Labyrinth
Grade:6/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Park at Wolgan Road and go through Minotaur Lair to Point Sol and climb a high point at GR 422 232. Next, head north along the spur, then turn west and find a way down to the next level towards west at about GR 4200 2356. The idea is to explore the next 400 m of pagodas and slots, until 4160 E. Return via Ariadne Needles. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure. About 10 km.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S View

21-26 May, Fri (15:00PM)-Wed (08:00AM) Green Gully
Grade:5/6 Length 65km Mid North Coast Branch
Tim F.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longAccommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.(NEW!!!) Challenging 4-day walk along the Green Gully Track staying in huts along the way. Original group of 4 now has 2 spots free due to last-minute dropouts. See link below for details.$150 per head. https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/walking-tracks/the-green-gully-track
Location: Oxley Wild Rivers NP Limit: 4. View

21 May, Fri 10:12AM Neighbourhood Walk : Chittaway Bay – The Entrance
Grade:2/6 Length 11km  70m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Co-leader: Elena Mazur. Walk along Tuggerah Lake to The Entrance via Long Jetty. Waterbirds galore. Limit: 12. 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

22 May, Sat Witches Watch, Hecates Cauldron and Tara Point
Grade:5/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark the vehicles at around GR 306 175 on the branch road off the Bicentennial National Trail. Follow the Great Dividing Range north to Gordian Knot and then to Witches Watch, a spectacular lookout above Hecates Cauldron. From here, descend into the Cauldron and explore it underneath the cliff lines and also above, amidst “the bubbles”. Visit the Tower of Hope and other attractions. Descend into the headwaters of Baal Bone Creek, cross the valley and climb up through Tara Slot onto Tara Point. More amazing views. From here, move up to the ridge and re-connect with the vehicles. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Ben Bullen SF
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S and Cullen Bullen 89313N View

23 May, Sun 7:57AM 20km plus walk series No 1: Coast Track in one day
Grade:4/6 Length 28km  900m Southern Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Fast pace | A trip where the leaders will set a fast pace.The Coast Track is an incredible coastal walk/trek within an hour drive south of Sydney running from Otford to Bundeena in one of the most popular and spectacular of the NSW National Parks, the Royal National Park.  This is a long day. When RSVP, please include your full name, member number, mobile no, emergency contact no and your walking experience to demonstrate your stamina and fitness. Steep and slippery sections
Location: Royal National Park
Map: Royal NP Limit: 8. Best Walk: Otford to Bundeena View

23 May, Sun 10:14AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 24
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  100m Illawarra Branch
Col M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) Fairy Meadow to Port Kembla North. Part of the Great South Coast Walk  (http://greatsouthcoastwalk.net/) a long-distance walking route along the southern coastline of New South Wales, from Bundeena on the southern fringe of Sydney, to Mallacoota, just over the border in Victoria, 660km in total. Limit: 12. View

24 May, Mon 8:42AM Springwood to Faulconbridge
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  390m Sydney Branch
Janet R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Walk part of Birdwood Gully, up to Chapman Parade. Tracks to Grose Road, Grose Quarry and up to Adeline Park Faulconbridge, ending at Faulconbridge Station. Lovely Mountain Blue Gums. Maintain Covid protocol. Few facilities at Faulconbridge. Rough, steep parts both up and down. Slippery bits.
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 15. View

25 May, Tue 9:30AM Mt Gibraltar – Bowral/Mittagong
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  290m Southern Highlands Branch
Geoff A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Mt Gibraltar is the highest point between Sydney and Canberra.  It also has some heritage listed Trachyte quarries.  Walking tracks provide access to these sites as well as providing lookouts where on a clear day Sydney can be seen. Hazards:  Rough and steep tracks, slippery rocks, fallen trees and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Mount Gibralter Nature Reserve
Map: Mittagong 8929-2S Limit: 20. View

25 May, Tue 11:31AM Social lunch
Grade:1/6 Southern Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Geoffrey.L
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.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.(NEW!!!) It is really difficult to meet up with hiking friends at NPA walks these days as some have become fitter as they get older.  Some have slowed down a lot.  Some just want a change of lifestyle.   So that we get to see each other and catch up, we will host a yum cha at Burwood.  Cost is about $30. RSVP to either Geoffrey or Esther (eeesee@gmail.com) RSVP essential as we need to make a booking. provide member no, mobile no and emergency contact no. View the 14 20km plus walks and take up the challenge. https://bushwalk.npansw.org.au/?page_id=2835&leader_id=1929 Overeating.
Location: Burwood View

26 May, Wed Cowan to Berowra
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  600m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Postponed) Part of the Great North Walk. Starting at Cowan Station, walk down to Berowra Creek, walk along the creek to Berowra Waters, and then walk up the Berkley Fire trail to Berowra Station. Steep and slippery sections, creek crossings.
Location: Berowra Valley NP Limit: 15. View

26 May, Wed Victoria Falls and Ikara Head
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  480m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom 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 and walk along the Ikara Head Track and back. Steep, slippery, muddy sections and creek crossings.
Location: Mt Victoria Limit: 15. View

27 May, Thu Malabar Circuit via Maroubra
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  100m 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)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.(DRAFT - do not publish yet) Coastal walk via Bora and Magic Points along on which will be found epic sandstone cliffs, seasonal whale watching opportunities and swimming spots. Return is via the Western Escarpment track through native heath with coastal views, birdlife and wildflowers. Medium pace.
Many steps and some rocky sections on tracks which have been somewhat eroded with recent rain.
Location: Malabar Headland NP Limit: 12. View

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