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17 Jul, Sun 8:50AM Crossing the Blue Mountains
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  160m Sydney Branch
Stuart S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) "We 'explore' the Blue Mountains in the steps of Blaxland, Lawson, and Wentworth from Emu Plains to Mt York." Commit to the whole series, (15 sections), and you will be rewarded with a certificate acknowledging your achievement. Today we walk from EMU PLAINS TO BLAXLAND. The highlights and sights along the way include Lennox Bridge, The Gatekeepers Cottage, John Whitton Memorial, The Great River walk, Mount Sion Park, Marges Lookout. The Lennox Bridge is a heritage-listed road bridge at Mitchells Pass. It is the oldest stone arch bridge on the Australian mainland.     Steep and slippery sections. Social distancing will be observed. Limit: 12. View

18 Jul, Mon 9:46AM Yellow Rock
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  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.Walk down Illingworth Rd to an eroded track which leads to views of the Nepean River. Follow the powerline trail a short distance before climbing back up to Yellow Rock Rd by a better track. Walk out to the Lookout for lunch. Then a 2km road walk to the bus stop at Illingworth Rd. Some weeds and grass seeds, so sock protectors may be useful.
Location: Yellomundee RP
Map: Springwood Limit: 15. View

19 Jul, Tue 11:01AM Christmas in July
Grade:2/6 Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Mike P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPicnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Christmas is too far away.  Why don't we have a Christamas in July?  Bring some food and drinks to share at the Kokoda picnic shelter.  After the Christmas in July picnic lunch, we will do a walk around the area before heading home. View

19 Jul, Tue 9:30AM Gibbergunyah Circuit #030
Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  330m 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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Gibbergunyah Nature Reserve is between Bowral and Mittagong.  The walk takes in views of Mt Gibraltar (Highest point between Sydney and Canberra), Ninety Acre Hill Lookout and a track which winds through a beautiful fern gully. The track is sometimes overgrown and difficult to locate. Hazards: Rough track, steep sections, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Gibbergunyah NR and bowral
Map: Mittagong 8929-2S Limit: 30. View

20 Jul, 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 longTravel 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

22 Jul, Fri 9:45AM Neighbourhood Walk No 25: 7 beaches walk
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  300m 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 Sue Atteridge. 7 beaches walk from Avalon to Narrabeen. This is a fair weather walk, hugging the coastline. Inevitably, this involves some street walking . As this walk is fairly exposed, it will be postponed if it is a wet and cold day. Optional lunch at Narabben Lakes Steep sections, lots of steps
Map: Northern Beaches View

23 Jul, Sat 8:01AM Kangaroo Creek exploration
Grade:5/6 Length 11km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWithin the upper reaches of Kangaroo Creek are well hidden overhangs with intricate designs and colours.On this walk I plan to search out as many as I can find, as well as enjoying this interesting and at times challenging area to walk in and explore. Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Ben Bullen SF
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

23 Jul, Sat The Great Wall of China and Torbane Balcony
Grade:5/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFind out why this area must be better protected for future generations. Park at Airly Gap. Walk on Airly Mountain Trail to the top of the mountain. Make our way to its northwestern corner and descend under the first cliff line. Continue south through the spectacular pagoda area known as The Great Wall of China, then locate a ledge (Torbane Balcony) and follow it till GR 221 330. Climb up via a known slot and walk east, returning to Airly Gap via a ridge. About 10 km. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N and Ben Bullen 89314S View

25 Jul, Mon 8:55AM St Helena Ridge Trail
Grade:3/6 Length 18km  320m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Woodford to Glenbrook. Oaks Trail for 5.6km then St Helena Ridge Trail to Duck Hole and Glenbrook. Mountain bikes share trail. Creek crossing.
Location: Woodford
Map: Katoomba, Springwood, and Penrith Limit: 15. View

26 Jul, Tue 9:03AM Wombat Hill Lookout, Yarrunga Trig & Rebecca’s View #660
Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
David 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) 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 89281S Limit: 20. View

27 Jul, Wed 9:00AM Bundeena Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  375m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Starting from Bundeena wharf, walk to Jibbon Beach, stop to have a look at the Aboriginal rock carvings, continue to Part Hacking Point, Shelly Beach, Cormorant Rock, The Balconies, Wedding Cake Rock, turn around at Marley Beach Lookout, back to The Balconies and then along the track back to Bundeena. Hopefully, we will see whales migrating North. Please bring a pair of binoculars if you have one. Steep and slippery sections, ridge walking, little shade. Limit: 15. View

29 Jul, Fri 10:02AM An artistic stroll
Grade:2/6 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)Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Cafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Leader: Heather Lakiss.(RSVP direct to heatherlakiss@gmail.com     St Peters station through Sydney Park , several other parks, explore South Eveleigh redevelopment taking in little parks and artistic designs, pass by Carriageworks,  Locomotive Street where Kylie Kwongs restaurant is and on to Redfern Station. View

29-31 Jul, Fri-Sun Lost Chord Crater, Lee Castle and Labyrinth Peak
Grade:6/6 Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA 3-day pack walk.
Day 1: Park at Benjang Gap, GR 300 930. Walk to Lee Creek and then upstream to GR 328 904. Take water for the day (or carry from home). Climb to Lost Chord Crater, continue to Lost Chord Saddle, then climb south west on Tal Tal Ridge to about GR 339 890. Descend into a tributary of Lee Creek at about GR 330 884. Take water for high camp and next morning, climb westwards and camp at around GR 324 885. If time permits, explore high cliffs to the south east (we may even camp there). About 12 km.
Day 2: Spend the morning exploring Lee Castle immediately to the north west, then descend into Lee Creek, take water for the high camp and the next day and climb to Labyrinth Saddle (eastern end) at GR 315 903. Then climb Labyrinth Peak, GR 311 901, to camp. About 6 km.
Day 3: Return to the Labyrinth Saddle. Explore around to the north and north east. If possible, descend into a tributary of Lee Creek at around GR 316 909; otherwise return to the saddle and use a known descent route to the north. Walk back to the cars. About 8 km.
Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Talooby 89324N View

30 Jul, Sat 9:00AM Evans Crown exploration
Grade:3/6 Length 6km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(NEW!!!) Evans Crown Nature Reserve is an interesting and dramatic place to visit for the curious bushwalker! The huge granite boulders, with its many nooks and crannies demand to be explored and at this time of the year the wattle should be in full bloom making for a stunning landscape to walk amongst. Rock scrambling.
Location: Evans Crown NR
Map: Tarana 88301N View

1 Aug, Mon 10:30AM Bundeena Loop
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  50m Sydney Branch
Sophie A.
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.Aboriginal carvings, beach, beautiful coastal views and delightful ferry ride. Optional lunch at CSC. Hazards: Steps.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Bundeena Limit: 14. View

1-11 Aug, Mon (06:00AM)-Thu (17:00PM) Thorsbourne Track, Hinchinbrook Island
Grade:3/6 Length 30km Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.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) A third attempt to walk this lovely track with the first two being cancelled due to Covid. Some lovely rainforest and ocean scenery, nice campsites, and short walking each day. Limit: 6. View

1 Aug, Mon 9:14AM Wentworth Falls to Hazelbrook
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  400m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Visit Kings Table Trig on way down to Wirraway Ridge. Walk to Aeroplane Hills near where a Wirraway on a training flight crashed in 1940. Not far away is a spur which takes us down to Bedford Creek. Visit Adams Lookout on way up to Hazelbrook Station. A lot of road and firetrail to walk. Some steep sections. Possibility of wet feet at creek crossing.
Location: Wentworth Falls
Map: Katoomba and Jamison Limit: 15. View

2 Aug, Tue 9:30AM 4 Views – Moolatoo Trig Fire Trail #110
Fully inside Shoalhaven City Council
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
Ian 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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Moolatoo Trig Fire Trail winds through forest.  There are 4 separate cliff edge sites with dramatic views over Shoalhaven Gorge towards Ettrema Wilderness. Hazards: Unfenced cliffs. Sandstone rock can fracture and crumble without warning.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Burrier 89282N Limit: 20. View

6 Aug, Sat 7:28AM Little Wobby beach – Mt Wondabyne – Thommos Loop – Kariong Brook – Wondabyne Station
Grade:4/6 Length 18km  600m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.At this time of the year the flowers will be almost out in full bloom and this is one area where the blooms really are spectacular, as are the many fine views along the way, including Kariong brook and from the Highway Ridge trail over the Hawkesbury River. Steep track sections in parts.
Location: Brisbane Water NP
Map: Gosford 91312S, Broken Bay 91301N, and Gunderman 91313S View

6 Aug, Sat 9:46AM Neighbourhood walk No 41: Narrabeen Lakes
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  100m 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: Claire Finnigan Narrabeen Lakes lagoon  trail takes you through beautiful bushland, mangroves and parklands, all the way winding around Narrabeen lagoon, home to nearly 200 species of birds. View

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