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21 Oct, Fri 9:30AM Neighbourhood Walk No 40 Cheltenham to Eastwood
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  150m Branch
(SWAG) Ian B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Booking opens 2 weeks prior to event.  Walk from Cheltenham Railway Station to Eastwood Railway Station via the Lane Cove National Park. Follow fire trail along Devlins Creek to the junction of the Great North Walk (GNW). Follow GNW until we come to the turnoff to the Terrys Creek Track. Follow this track through various parks to Terrys Creek falls and on to Vimiera Park. Road walk to Eastwood Railway Station. Possible sighting of flannel flowers and other flowers in bloom during this walk. Rough and slippery track in a few spots. Creek crossings.
Map: Lane Cove River Limit: 15. View

23 Oct, Sun 9:01AM The Great North Walk Section 8: Cowan to Brooklyn
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  500m 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.Fully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Walk the classic Cowan to Brooklyn.  The highlight of the whole walk is the incredibly picturesque Jerusalem Bay. Steep and rocky sections.
Map: Hawkesbury Limit: 15. View

24 Oct, Mon 9:22AM Castle Head
Grade:3/6 Length 17km  530m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk out along Narrowneck Trail to Castle Head. Great view to Ruined Castle and Mt Solitary. Maybe not cars but bicycles may be encountered on Narrowneck Trail.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba and Jamison Limit: 20. View

25 Oct, Tue 9:30AM Jellore Floral Reserve Circuit West (#720)
Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
Barbara 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.A circuit walk on trails through Jellore State Forest with stunning views from spectacular lookouts. Beware of Koalas Hazards: Rough fire trail and unfenced cliff edges. Possible drop bears.
Location: Jellore State Forest
Map: Mittagong 8929-2S Limit: 20. View

26 Oct, Wed 9:30AM Bondi to Clovelly return
Grade:2/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Jenny 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.(NEW!!!) Start at south Bondi, walk along the scenic cliff walk to Marks Park, Bronte, through the Waverley Cemetery, then on to Clovelly. Return to Bondi via the cliff boardwalk and Bronte Gully. Optional inspection of the renovated Bondi Pavilion. Beautiful ocean views.
Location: City of Sydney Limit: 14. View

26 Oct, Wed 9:05AM Helensburgh Circuit walk
Grade:3/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Jenny R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Cancelled) Mostly flat on bush tracks with a few ups and downs, creek crossing, rough sections, minimal street walking.  Beautiful bush land. Walking poles may be helpful. Use station toilet on arrival. Leader will meet you at Helensburgh Station. Book from one week prior of walk by email or text.
Location: Illawarra Escarpment SCA Limit: 14. View

26 Oct, Wed 9:00AM Mt Victoria – Bardens Lookout, Mt York and Lockyers Track Head
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  450m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) Travel by car to start of Cox Road Walking Track along Mt York Road, pass through a couple of lookouts including Bardens Lookout to Mt York and then on to Lockyers Track Head and back along Lockyers Road track. Steep and slippery sections.
Map: Mount Victoria Limit: 12. View

27 Oct, Thu 9:30AM Ferry Series: Meadowbank Wharf to Huntleys Point Wharf
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  250m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Brad S.
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.RSVP only accepted from 2 weeks prior to 7 pm the day before event. Walk along the north shore of the Parramatta River from Meadowbank to Huntleys Point. Along the way we will visit Kissing Point, Putney Park, Banjo Patterson Park and Bedlam Bay, learning some Sydney history as we go. Mud, steps, slip hazards.
Location: Parramatta River Limit: 12. View

28 Oct, Fri 10:19AM Colour Walk Series : Campbells Rhododendron Garden in Blackheath
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  200m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Sophie A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.No RSVP required.  To avoid the crowd in Rhododendron Festival on the first Saturday of November, we will visit Blackheath for it's wonderful display of Rhododendrons and Azaleas.  I have also noticed in the previous years, rhododendrons bloom much earlier than the official Rhododendron Festival date. Start with a coffee in one of Blackheath's fabulous cafes.  Visit Campbell Rhododendron Gardens.  Have lunch in one of the many places in blackheath or bring your own.    
Location: Blackheath, Blue Mountains
Map: Blue Mountains View

29 Oct, Sat 7:34AM Lyrebird Defile, Double Decker Slot and Labyrinth Gorge
Grade:5/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark near Airly Mountain and walk up to the plateau. Walk down Genowlan Mountain Trail to about GR 255 329 and find a way up a north-south running defile. Check the pagodas around GR 255 332 and to the south of there. From here, check the ravine and slots to the north west, then walk out on the spur to the south at GR 2525 3300. Now, use the next defile to the west to descend and eventually return to the cars. About 8 km. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

30 Oct, Sun 7:30AM 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 longThe 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 Steep and slippery sections Best Walk: Otford to Bundeena View

30 Oct, Sun 9:00AM Lions Head and Lions Pass
Grade:4/6 Length 11km  1,000m Sydney Branch
8612
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.(NEW!!!) An out and back walk from Kings Tableland Rd to Lions Head before descending to the floor of Kedumba Valley via Lions Pass. We will visit the refurbished Kedumba Farm slab hut before inspecting the ruins and lunching at Kedumba Campground in the lee of Mt. Solitary. We then retrace our steps back to the cars. There is a change in altitude of 500m on this walk but you only really notice the 150m descent and ascent of Lions Pass. Should be still plenty of flowers around and of course the views are to die for. Joint walk with Upper Blue Mtns Bush Club. Walk may be cancelled at short notice if weather is unfavourable. Cars are needed to get to the start of the walk. Contact leader if you need transport. Walkers should be adept with gully scrambling which will be required in the Pass. Gaiters recommended.
Location: Blue Mountains National Park
Map: Jamison 89302N Limit: 12. View

31 Oct, Mon 8:14AM Emu Plains to Glenbrook
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  475m Sydney Branch
Janet R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom Emu Plains Station, Yandhai Nepean Crossing, Tench Reserve, M4 bridge, Lapstone Station, Old Zig Zag railway, Knapsack Bridge, steep up to Elizabeth's L/O, Lennox Bridge, Mt Sion Park, Glenbrook Station. Good lookouts on clear days. Roads, parkland, bush tracks. Rough, steep, some pavement walking and crossing roads.
Map: Penrith 90303N Limit: 15. View

1 Nov, Tue 9:30AM Melbourne Cup – Fitzroy Falls East and West Rim tracks (xMelb#191)
Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council
Grade:4/6 Length 14km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike 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.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Fully Booked) Fitzroy Falls West Rim and East Rim Tracks provide spectacular views of the main falls, Twin Falls, the Grotto and the valley between the two tracks.  The vegetation is very different on each of the tracks. Extension to Plane crash site off track. Return to the car park for Melbourne Cup Festivities. Hazards: Slippery rocks. Some off track for optional extension.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Bundanoon 1S Limit: 20. View

2 Nov, Wed 9:00AM Gordon to Fullers Bridge
Grade:2/6 Length 11km Sydney Branch
Mike P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk from Gordon Station to Fullers Bridge via Blackbutt Creek Track, Pipeline Track to Great North Walk, Fiddens Wharf and Lane Cove NP. Bus return from Fullers Br to Chatswood.
Location: Lane Cove NP Limit: 15. View

3 Nov, Thu 8:29AM Castle Hill to Parramatta
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  200m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Ken
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.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.The walk starts at junction of Old Northern Road and Excelsior Avenue , Castle Hill. The route is then through Bigigal reserve and follows Darling Mills Creek to Lake Parramatta, Parramatta Park to Parramatta CBD. Walkers can chose to leave the group at North Rocks Road before entering Lake Parramatta Reserve or at Windsor Road soon after leaving Lake Parramatta. Historic buildings and the Light Rail constuction will be seen before continuing to Parramatta.   There is much history here, including Old Governmen House and the site of first wheat field in Australia. Walkers may choose to visit the Catholic Church - rebuilt after a fire and the adjoining new build. The track down Excelsior Creek,Darling Mills Creek and around Lake Parramatta is quite rough in places with trip hazzards. There are two creek crossings( there is an alternate short bypass to avoid these crossings}. There are a number of busy roads to cross. This walk is not possible after rain and if necessary will be rescheduled.
Location: Castle and Baulkham Hills Limit: 24. View

4 Nov, Fri 9:32AM Ferry series No 3: Drummoyne loop
Grade:2/6 Length 11km  150m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Leader: Lynne Hewitt   Points of interest: The largest chocolate factory in Australia; Drummoyne Park; Taplin Park; Battersea Park; Quarantine Reserve; Henry Lawson Park; Abbotsford Cove; Windward Manor; Five Dock Bay; Fig Tree Bay; Werrell Reserve; Hen and Chicken Bay; Bill Fisher Reserve; Interesting windows and houses; Campbell Park; Lysaght Park; Russell Park; View

5-12 Nov, Sat-Sat November bushwalking on Lord Howe Island
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Branch
Sally
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Cycle | A cycling tripPaddle | A canoe or kayak tripPicnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicSwim | A trip that involves swimmingTalk | A talk or slide show presentation.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)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.Slow 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 - Ask leader about waiting list) Be as active or as relaxed as you like on this little island of paradise, listed by Lonely Planet as a Top 5 travel destination. This trip includes flights, accommodation, meals, lectures and a variety of guided walks. We will stay at a centrally located lodge, go out bushwalking and birdwatching during the day, and enjoy lectures and delicious restaurant meals in the evening. You can also challenge yourself climbing up the unique cloud forest of Mt Gower, snorkelling with Galapagos nurse sharks and green turtles, doing outdoor yoga with the best view, taking your best ever bird photos...  Club insurance does not apply to this commercial trip. To get more information please email me at sally.australia@yahoo.com Limit: 18. View

5 Nov, Sat Wolgan View Canyon
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  200m Sydney Branch
Peter F.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longGlowworm Tunnel Road – Wolgan View Canyon – Carne Creek Lookout. Return via gullies and pagodas. Explore this maze of gullies, pagodas and a visit to a usually dry canyon. A very interesting area. Track, off-track with mild scrub, easy scrambles.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N Limit: 12. View

6 Nov, Sun 10:05AM 20km plus walk series: Gerringong to Minnamurra
Grade:4/6 Length 23km  340m 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.Fully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.
  • Coastal drama awaits on this wild and wonderful 23km trail, stretching from the Minnamurra River in the north to Werri Beach, in the town of Gerringong, in the south. Along the way lie ancient rock formations, record-breaking blowholes, windswept headlands and postcard-perfect beaches, not to mention plenty of places to refuel.
  • keep watch for humpback whales; 25,000 of them steam along the east coast of Australia on their annual migration.
  • Top attractions: Kiama Blowhole, Cathedral Rocks, Bombo Headland, Minnamurra River, Werri Beach.
Steep and slippery sections
Location: South Coast Limit: 12. View

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