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6 Jun, Tue 9:30AM Beehive Point (#140)
Fully inside Shoalhaven City Council
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Paul O
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 - Ask leader about waiting list) From the end of Jack's Corner Road follow Griffins Fire Trail to a track to the left.  Follow this through the forest to a steep descent to the main dirt road leading to Beehive Point on Lake Yarrunga.  This is a lovely picnic area and chance for a swim.  Return by the main dirt road. Hazards: Rough track and some steep sections both up and down.
Location: Morton NP (Kangaroo Valley)
Map: Bundanoon 8928-1S Limit: 20. View

9 Jun, Fri 9:00AM The Alphabet series: “M” Moon Rock
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  300m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Mike P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.
Walk start: B-Line bus stop just beyond Narrabeen tramshed at 09.45
Walk north over bridge turning left into Wakehurst P'way then follow Narrabeen Lagoon trail. Turn right under Wakehurst Pkway to Deep Creek Reserve. Then follow firetrail into Garigal NP and then take track looping around Moon Rock.
Return to Narrabeen .
Steep and slippery sections View

11 Jun, Sun 8:01AM 20km plus walk series : Canoelands Ridge Walking Track
Grade:4/6 Length 21km  800m Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCanoelands 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
Location: Canoelands
Map: Marramarra National Park Limit: 12. View

13 Jun, Tue 9:00AM Budderoo Track to Gerringong Falls (#340)
Passes through 2 LGA's.
The Council of the Municipality of Kiama
Shoalhaven City Council
Grade:3/6 Length 17km  306m Southern Highlands Branch
Mark P.
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 - Ask leader about waiting list) The walk follows the Budderoo Fire Trail for 6kms to a locked gate on the right.  Through the gate is a relatively unused fire trail which deteriorates to a single track leading to Gerringong Creek.  Follow the creek along to the falls. Hazards: Rough track, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Budderoo NP
Map: Robertson 9028-4N Limit: 20. View

13 Jun, Tue 10:00AM The Colour walks series No 14: Camellia Gardens Carringbah
Grade:2/6 Length 4km  50m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
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.
Leader: Philip Wright
Camellia Gardens Located in Caringbah and overlooking beautiful Yowie Bay, the Gardens were recognised by the International Camellia Society as a Camellia Gardens of Excellence in 2014.  There are sixty Camellia Gardens of Excellence in the world, with the Camellia Gardens and Lisgar Gardens in Hornsby being the only two in NSW. The Gardens have over 400 cultivars and species donated and acquired since its first plantings began in 1969, in addition to many other rare ornamental and native plants. The collection is of unique value to Australian horticulture. The Gardens have something for all seasons. The camellias are in season during autumn and winter. Tea house serves delicious devonshire and lunches.   We will play by ear.  A walk at Woronora Cemetery can be added on.
Location: Caringbah View

14 Jun, Wed 11:30AM Walkers get together
Sydney Branch
Mal
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicWalkers lunch at O'Donoghues, Emu Plains.
Location: Emu Plains View

20 Jun, Tue 9:30AM Belangalo Infinity LO Loop (#820)
Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Keith W
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 - Ask leader about waiting list) A fairly flat walk that uses combination of fire trail, track and off track to take you through lovely forest and to some spectacular gorge views. Hazards: Off track navigation. Unfenced cliffs. 
Location: Belangalo SF
Map: Canyon Leigh 8928-4N Hansworth 8929-3S Limit: 20. View

23 Jun, Fri 9:45AM Blackwattle Bay to Redfern via Chau Chak Wing Museum
Grade:3/6 Length 7km  50m 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. We'll start with a walk through the Fish Markets and continue via Blackwattle Bay to the Tramsheds.  Following Johnstons Creek and Orphan School Creek through Forest Lodge we'll reach Sydney University. Here we'll spend some time visiting the Chau Chak Wing Museum before continuing to Redfern Station via Carriageworks and The Block.
Location: Inner Sydney Limit: 15. View

27 Jun, Tue 9:30AM Kangaroo River Fire Trail (#150
Fully inside Shoalhaven City Council
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
34061
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) The Kangaroo River Fire Trail leads from Tallowa Dam Road down to Lake Yarrunga.  The fire trail winds through forest with beautiful ferns, orchids and interesting rock formations to a lovely lunch place on the banks of Lake Yarrunga.  Return by the same route. Hazards: Rough, steep fire trail and fallen trees. Rough, steep fire trail and fallen trees.
Location: Morton NP (Kangaroo Valley)
Map: Burrier 8928-2N Limit: 20. View

30 Jun, Fri 10:01AM Refuge Rock to Lakes of Cherrybrook
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  180m Sydney 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 open 2 weeks prior to event.  The walk will include the Carmen and the Refuge Rock Trails. This will require walking along streets, fire trails and bush tracks. Sections of the tracks could be muddy, slippery and rocky. Leeches could also be encountered. Refuge Rock was used by the Armed Forces for target practice during World War 2. View

3-15 Jul, Mon (07:30AM)-Sat (17:00PM) No 1: 13 days Kimberley adventure
Grade:3/6 Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicSwim | A trip that involves swimmingCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.(Nearly fully booked) As at 4 November, 1 spot is still available.  There is a travel resurgence after Covid.  I would like to invite you to join us on this once in a lifetime adventure to the Kimberley.  I am sure many are still concerned about Covid and border closure but the cancellation policy is very flexible. When you rsvp, please provide your full name, contact no,  email address and bedding configuration.  A few members from NPA did this walking tour of Kimberley last winter and the feedbacks were positive.  For your comfort level, I’’m quoting  the insight from Graham. “The walks are no problem for NPA grade 3 walkers. Lots of river stone/rock walking cause they are mostly in gorges. Not long walks. 30 to 34 Deg every day. Down to 10-12 deg some nights so camping gets cool. Campfires. Coolest nights July. Purnalulu is coolest cause no fires allowed." Please see below link to itinerary and prices.
https://www.inspirationoutdoors.com.au/tours/kimberley-walking-tours/
Deposit & Payments
Cost $4299 twin share, Single supplement $200.  A payment of $350 on booking; Payment in full is required at least six weeks prior to the tour
Standard Cancellation Policy More than 12 weeks: $50 administration fee; between 42 & 84 days inclusive: loss of deposit; between 24 & 41 days inclusive: 25% of full tour cost; between 15 & 23 days inclusive: 50% of full tour cost; 14 days or less: 100% of full tour cost, no refund Limit: 12. View

4 Jul, Tue 9:30AM Wombat Hill Lookout, Yarrunga Trig & Rebecca’s View (#660)
Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) (Nearly fully booked) The walk begins at Meryla Pass in Morton NP.  From the locked gate continue on the Fire Trail along the ridge.  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.  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
Map: Bundanoon 8928-1S Limit: 20. View

11 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
2038
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) 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. Hazards: Rough track, slippery rocks, creek crossing and steep steps.
Location: Mt Alexandra NR
Map: Mittagong 8929-2S Limit: 20. View

12 Jul, Wed 11:30AM Walkers get together
Sydney Branch
Mal
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicWalkers lunch at O'Donoghues, Emu Plains.
Location: Emu Plains View

16 Jul, Sun 9:30AM The Alphabet series: “C” …Convict Trail Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  350m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Ewan C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.
Convict Trail Walk - Finchs Line/ Mt Devine and Shepherds Gully circuit.
Distance 11 km, approx,
My contact details - ewancain@gmail.com, 0407 012413
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18 Jul, Tue 9:30AM The Cascades & Bullock Track Circuit (#510)
Fully inside Shellharbour City Council
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  450m Southern Highlands Branch
Paul O
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) From the Cascades car park climb steeply beside the waterfall and continue to a service road.  Descend to Clover Hill Rd and follow the track down the old bullock track to return to car park. Hazards: Steep slippery track with tree roots, slippery rocks, creek crossing.
Location: Macquarie Pass NP
Map: Robertson 9028-4N Limit: 20. View

22 Jul, Sat 9:30AM Brown Mountain & Red Rocks (#160)
Fully inside Shoalhaven City Council
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Pamela W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Red Rocks & Brown Mtn are on the top of Mt Cambewarra. A rough fire trail leads out to a trig point overlooking Kangaroo Valley.  On the return, a side track leads out to Brown Mountain lookout for views over the south coast.  Aboriginal rubbings are seen on both tracks. Hazards: Rough track, unfenced cliff edges, slippery after rain.
Location: Cambewarra Range Nature Reserve
Map: Berry 9028-3N Limit: 20. View

22 Jul - 3 Aug, Sat-Thu No 2: 13 days Kimberley adventure
Grade:3/6 Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.There is a travel resurgence after Covid.  Liz La (lizzytasha_1@outlook.com ) would like to invite you to join her on this once in a lifetime adventure to the Kimberley.  I am sure many are still concerned about Covid and border closure but the cancellation policy is very flexible. When you rsvp, please provide your full name, contact no,  email address and bedding configuration.  A few members from NPA did this walking tour of Kimberley last winter and the feedbacks were positive.  For your comfort level, I’’m quoting  the insight from Graham. “The walks are no problem for NPA grade 3 walkers. Lots of river stone/rock walking cause they are mostly in gorges. Not long walks. 30 to 34 Deg every day. Down to 10-12 deg some nights so camping gets cool. Campfires. Coolest nights July. Purnalulu is coolest cause no fires allowed." Please see below link to itinerary and prices.
https://www.inspirationoutdoors.com.au/tours/kimberley-walking-tours/
Deposit & Payments
Cost $4299 twin share, Single supplement $200.  A payment of $350 on booking; Payment in full is required at least six weeks prior to the tour
Standard Cancellation Policy More than 12 weeks: $50 administration fee; between 42 & 84 days inclusive: loss of deposit; between 24 & 41 days inclusive: 25% of full tour cost; between 15 & 23 days inclusive: 50% of full tour cost; 14 days or less: 100% of full tour cost, no refund Limit: 3. View

23 Jul, Sun 2023 Provide First Aid course
Branch
Bushwalking NSW
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Educational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Provide First Aid is a comprehensive course that will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to help an ill or injured person until emergency help arrives. You will learn the DRSABCD action plan as well as resuscitation (Including defibrillation), asthma, anaphylaxis and the management of various injuries and illnesses. More information at First Aid Training. This training will ONLY be available for participants over 18. View

23 Jul, Sun 2023 Provide First Aid in Remote or Isolated Situation course
Branch
Bushwalking NSW
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Educational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Saturday July 23rd and Sat-Sun July 30th-31st. This remote area first aid course is specifically designed to meet the first aid needs of bushwalkers, wilderness guides, and people who work or live in remote locations. The course covers everything from comprehensive first aid treatments to aeromedical evacuation, long-term care, self-care, and contingency planning. This course is focused on the safety of the first aider and extended care of an ill or injured casualty where help is likely to be delayed or inaccessible. Course Duration – 3 days (face to face workshops with pre-work). More information at First Aid Training. This training will ONLY be available for participants over 18. View

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