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1 Jul, Thu Dobroyd Point – Drummoyne – Dobroyd Point
Grade:1/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
Sandra C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Postponed) Loop the popular Bay Run. Follow the foreshore of Iron Cove Bay, Sisters Bay and Half Moon Bay. Water available and dropout points. COVID safe numbers. Light Rail, L1 return to city. Joint WEA Ramblers and NPA walk. View

3-4 Jul, Sat-Sun Mount Canobla and Gundangaroo Traverse to St Johns Point
Grade:6/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) (Cancelled due to COVID stay at home orders) A 2-day pack walk. Numbers are strictly limited. Private property access is required.
Day 1 - Park near Canobla Gap and ascend Mount Canobla on a razor blade spur. Continue to Mt Gundangaroo and camp near the trig. Water was found in a nearby gully.
Day 2 – Walk to St Johns Point, then descend to Canobla Gap Trail and walk back to the cars. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Glen Alice 89314N and Ben Bullen 89314S View

4 Jul, Sun 9:20AM Mt Kuring-gai to Berowra via Apple Tree Bay, Cowan Creek and Berowra Creek
Grade:4/6 Length 16km  600m Southern Sydney Branch
Paul L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Cancelled) (Cancelled due to COVID stay at home orders) Starting at Mt Kuring-gai Station and going to Apple Tree Bay via a little-used track running off the main track to Cowan Creek. From Apple Tree Bay follow track along Cowan Creek and then main track back to Mt Kuring-gai. Take track to Berowa Creek through Lyrebird Gully and follow Berowra Creek track to Berowa Station. The complete walk is long and suitable for experienced walkers. The first part that returns to Mt Kuring-gai could be suitable for walkers looking for a short walk but with challenging sections. Options for exit from walk at Mt Kuring-gai.   Walk may be postponed due to COVID restrictions.   Steep decent on rough track, cliff edges.
Map: Berowa Limit: 15. View

4 Jul, Sun 10:00AM Two Creek Track
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  150m Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) Fritz W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Cancelled) (Cancelled due to COVID stay at home orders) Walk Two Creeks Track. Beautiful bush. Email for booking. Bush tracks. Steep. Slips and trips.
Location: Kur-ring-gai NP Limit: 12. View

5 Jul, Mon 8:25AM Red Hands Cave
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  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.(Cancelled) From the station to the causeway and up to Red Hands Cave. Return via Link Track to Campfire Creek. Creek areas can be slippery.
Location: Glenbrook
Map: Penrith 90303N Limit: 16. View

6 Jul, Tue 9:30AM Manning Lookout to Crystal Pool
Grade:3/6 Length 6km  330m Southern Highlands Branch
Sue Ann M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) (Cancelled due to COVID stay at home orders) The walk begins at Manning Lookout near Fitzroy Falls.  Here there are great views over Kangaroo Valley.  The walk then follows the escarpment past several view points and along a fence line across a couple of small creeks to Crystal Pool.  The water leaves the pool to fall over the escarpment into the valley below.  Return by the same route. Indistinct and easily lost track, rough track, fallen trees, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 20. View

7 Jul, Wed 9:02AM Bundeena Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  375m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) 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.
Location: bundeena Limit: 15. View

7 Jul, Wed 9:30AM Otford to Figure 8 Pools circuit
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  700m 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.(Cancelled) A slow walk to enjoy the views and the changing vegetation. A long descent from Otford Lookout to Burning Palms beach, with a side walk to Figure 8 Pools. Return via the Burgh Ridge and Garawarra Ridge Trail. Cliff edges, rock platforms, uneven ground.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Otford 91294S Limit: 10. View

9 Jul, Fri Cliffs, Pagodas and Slots above the Wolgan Valley
Grade:5/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) (Cancelled due to COVID stay at home orders) Park at around GR 336 121 at the end of Sunnyside Ridge Road. Walk south west to the cliff line and then follow it to the point at about GR 328 110, where it protrudes into the Wolgan Valley. Turn north east, then east from here, exploring multiple slots, ravines and pagoda areas. Exit at around GR 341 114 and reconnect with the cars. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure. About 8 km.
Location: Newnes SF
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

9 Jul, Fri 10:00AM Thirlmere Lakes National Park
Grade:3/6 Length 6km Macarthur Branch
Paula R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) (Cancelled due to COVID stay at home orders) The walk is 6 km or can be extended to a 10km walk around the lakes. It is an ideal place for bird watching. The lakes are quite full at present so kayaks are welcome. Please bring a picnic lunch. View

10 Jul, Sat 8:31AM Lockyers Rd – Coxs Rd – Mt York
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  400m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Cancelled) (Cancelled due to COVID stay at home orders) One of the classic circuit walks in the Blue Mountains starting along the Lockyers Track down into Hartley Vale before tackling the scenic if steep in parts Coxs Road back up to Mt York then along the track back to the start. A historical saunter and a relatively easy one at that.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Hartley 89304N Limit: 15. View

11-22 Jul, Sun (08:00AM)-Thu (16:00PM) Thorsbourne Trail
Grade:3/6 Length 32km  400m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
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.(Date Changed) A lovely pack walk on the Thorsbourne Trail on Hinchinbrook Island in Queensland. This is one of Queensland’s Great Walks and is a wonderful mixture of rainforest and beaches. Some great campsites; some nice swimming holes; mostly short days; with at least one 2-night stop, all make this a really terrific walk. There is great demand for the limited walk permits at this time of the year so we need to book close to the possible one-year in advance. Seven days (6 nights) of actual walking. A day of snorkeling on the reef prior to the walk is also planned.
Location: Hinchinbrook Limit: 8. View

13 Jul, Tue 9:30AM Mt Alexander Circuit- Red Track
Grade:4/6 Length 11km  700m Southern Highlands Branch
Geoff A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) (Cancelled due to COVID stay at home orders) This walk follows the track through forest, along creeks and beneath the M5 Motorway.  The Nattai River and Gibbergunyah Creek are crossed on the way. There are views and waterfalls along the route. Rough track, steep steps, slippery rocks and 4 creek crossings
Map: Mittagong 8929-2S Limit: 20. View

14 Jul, Wed 8:38AM Valley Heights to Springwood via Sharks Head Cave
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  450m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) Valley Heights to Batman Park, Martins Lookout, sidetrack to rock climbing area, cross Glenbrook Creek and climb off track to Sharks Head Cave, climb down, cross Glenbrook Creek again, Perch Ponds and along Magdala Gully Track to Springwood Station. Please email Bandula to book a place. Steep and slippery sections, creek crossings, off-track section.
Location: Springwood Limit: 15. View

14 Jul, Wed 11:30AM Walkers lunch
Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) Mal
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Cancelled) (Cancelled due to COVID stay at home orders) Catch up and social lunch at O'Donoghues Irish Pub, Emu Plains. View

15 Jul, Thu Cycle Wolli Creek to Birkenhead Point
Grade:4/6 Length 45km Sydney Branch
Rob G.
Cycle | A cycling trip(Date Changed) Cycle Wolli Creek to Birkenhead Point then Cabarita return. A casual, scenic ride around bays, rivers and canals. Cycle from Wolli Creek Railway Station to Stanmore, Whites Creek Canal, Rozelle, Birkenhead Point, The Bay Run, Canada Bay, then Cabarita for picnic lunch (BYO). Coffee stops along the way. Many cycle paths and cycle lanes along quiet roads with some undulations. Return to Wolli Creek Rail about 4pm, via Canals and a Greenway. Must bring spare tube and repair kit. No helmet no go! View

16 Jul, Fri The Ultimate Mugii Murum-ban
Grade:6/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) (Cancelled due to COVID stay at home orders) Park at Airly Mountain and find a pass at around GR 250 314 to Ultimate View. From here, head south via The Citadel and descend on the eastern side of Citadel Spur. Walk north east under the cliff line and ascend Ultimate Chute. Head north via Genowlan Trig and visit (depending on the available time) the Valley of the Dinosaurs and/or Ultimate Slot. Make our way down via the road network to Airly Mountain. About 8 km. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N and Ben Bullen 89314S View

17 Jul, Sat Asgard Plateau
Grade:4/6 Length 11km  300m Sydney Branch
Peter F.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) (Cancelled due to COVID stay at home orders) Victoria Falls Road – Valhalla Head Fire Trail – Folkvangr Head – Valhalla Head - Asgard Swamp – Asgard Swamp Mine – Asgard Fire Trail - Victoria Falls Road. This is a walk to two heads, a swamp, an abandoned mine and fabulous views. We will visit a head not normally seen. Track, off-track with mild scrub, cliff edges, creek crossing and fire trail.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mt Wilson Limit: 12. View

17 Jul, Sat 8:01AM The caves of Carne Creek and Pyramid Rocks
Grade:4/6 Length 6km  400m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.(Cancelled) (Cancelled due to COVID stay at home orders) Above Carne Creek are a series of spectacular caves, Weather, Rain, Gemini, Micheangelo and Twin Arch to name a few, and they are all worth visiting. Below these via the aptly named Miracle Slot are outcrops of superb pagodas, the Pyramid Rocks also worth exploring. This isn't a long trip distance-wise but it will excite and delight you! Rock scrambling and off-track.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

18 Jul, Sun 10:30AM Ben Boyd National Park
Grade:3/6 Length 6km Far South Coast Branch
Gabrielle T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(Cancelled) (Cancelled due to COVID stay at home orders) Haycock Point - Barmouth Beach, Ben Boyd National Park. Walk follows the headland on the southern side of Pambula River estuary, passing through grassy areas and woodlands. Panoramic coastal views from Haycock Point. Option of 1km Pinnacles Loop on return journey. Moderate walk 6 kms return.
Location: Ben Boyd National Park View

18 Jul, Sun 6:00PM Christmas in July
Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
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.(Postponed) Christmas in July for walkers of different abilities to get together. We'll have a 4 course dinner plus a glass of wine at an Italian Restaurant in Leichhardt. View

18 Jul, Sun 8:53AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 9
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  300m Sydney Branch
Stuart S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Postponed) (POSTPONED. DATE TBA)         This is a historic walk http://heritagedrive.com.au/project/history-walk-faulconbridge-steam-saw-mill-site/. We walk from Linden to Faulconbridge. Visit an Aboriginal site and the historic sawmill, and a few rocky vantage points, which offered spectacular views of the valley. The track to the creek is steep and involves some rock scrambling but it is adorned with wildflowers of various colours, overhangs and caves. Unfortunately this walk involves 4 km of street walking. Creek crossings, steep and slippery sections. Gortex boots an advantage. Walk will be cancelled in severe weather warning, bush fire warning or park closure. Please check your mailbox the night before to make sure walk is still on. Steep and slipppery sections. Steep and slippery sections. 5 creek crossings, narrow, rocky and wet paths. Long sleeve shirts and trousers recommended. Gortex boots an advantage. Walk will be cancelled in severe weather warning, bush fire warning or park closure. Please check your mail box the night before to make sure walk is still on. 
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 12. View

19 Jul, Mon 7:53AM Linden Ridge
Grade:3/6 Length 19km  500m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Cancelled) (Cancelled due to COVID stay at home orders) Linden Station to Linden Ridge. Take turn off to Faulconbridge Linden Link Ridge across Linden Creek. Then up to Grose Rd and on to Tom Hunter Park. Follow steep track down to Springwood Creek and on to Springwood Station. A long walk mostly on roads and trails. Creek crossings.
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Springwood 90304S Limit: 16. View

20 Jul, Tue 9:30AM 3 short walks in Bundanoon
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Martin M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Three short but different walks to Erith Coal Mine, Lovers walk, and Dimmocks Creek Hazards:  Slippery rocks, rough track, some off track, steep climbs, rock hopping.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 20. View

21 Jul, Wed 8:30AM Starlights Circuit
Grade:4/6 Length 20km  350m Southern Highlands Branch
Keith W
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFast pace | A trip where the leaders will set a fast pace.(Fully Booked) We follow Nattai Mgt Trail northwards for 6km before heading 5kms SW along an old Mgt trail 350m down to Emmets Flat Ruins on the Nattai River. A short walk up river and then we walk up Starlights Trail & along Nattai Rd back to Wattle Ridge car park. Off-track, unfenced edges, slippery rocks, creek/river crossings, bites, stings, wet feet, environmental conditions.
Location: Nattai NP
Map: Hilltop 8929-2N Limit: 10. View

24 Jul, Sat 9:00AM Airly Turret and beyond
Grade:5/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) (Cancelled due to COVID stay at home orders) Within the Mugii Murum-Ban locality which lies in the greater Gardens of Stone region is the spectacular Airly Turret which has captivated the adventurous bushwalker for decades and is definitely a place to explore and photograph including its many slots, nooks and crannies! This area needs to be protected for future generations, so come along and see why! Co leader is Graham Groves Rock scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

26 Jul, Mon 9:00AM The Blue Mountain, ferns and (water) falls
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  400m Sydney Branch
Janet R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Cancelled) Hazelbrook Station, The Blue Mountain, tracks behind north Hazelbrook, Horseshoe Falls, Burgess Falls. Return to Hazelbrook Station. Covid social distancing, rough tracks, rocks, obstacles etc.
Location: Hazelbrook
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View

27 Jul, Tue 9:30AM Brown Mountain
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  420m Southern Highlands Branch
Barbara B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Date Changed) Cambewarra Range Nature Reserve is 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 over the coast.  Aboriginal rubbings are seen on both tracks. Hazards: Rough track, unfenced cliff edges, slippery after rain.
Location: Cambewarra Range NR
Map: Berry 90283N Limit: 20. View

27 Jul, Tue 8:02AM Sydney: Watson Bay to North Bondi
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
Sue Ann M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) A lovely walk around the coastline from Watsons Bay through parks, around beaches and along cliff tops to North Bondi. Hazards: Some rough paths and road walking.
Location: City of Sydney
Map: Bondi 91302S Limit: 20. View

30 Jul, Fri 9:12AM Lions Head
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  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.(Cancelled) (Cancelled due to COVID stay at home orders) Starting point is 8.9km along Tableland Rd. Out and back to Lions Head. Also have a look at the track at the large cairn for future walk. Rough track. Exploritory section down from cairn looks steep.
Location: Wentworth Falls
Map: Jamison 89302N Limit: 12. View

30 Jul, Fri 9:30AM Sydney park and secret garden
Grade:1/6 Length 10km  60m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.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.(Cancelled) A ramble in the largest city park in Sydney.  See black swans and other birds.  Of special interest is the community garden. Then we walk to a secret garden to have more visual enjoyment before having lunch at the highly esteemed Grounds of Alexandria Cafe. View

30 Jul, Fri Upper Blacksmiths Creek
Grade:5/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) (Cancelled due to COVID stay at home orders) Park on Bowens Hill Trail near spot height 716. Descend south towards Blacksmiths Creek, then follow it as far as it keeps our interest, perhaps till GR 712 959. Exit up the spur back to the trail and the cars. Exploratory. About 8 km. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mountain Lagoon 90313S View

31 Jul, Sat The Amazing Pagoda Maze
Grade:5/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) (Cancelled due to COVID stay at home orders) Find out why this part of the Gardens of Stone region must be protected for future generations. Park the cars at GR 263 186 on Moffitts Trail. Walk to about GR 276 193 and climb north to explore several pagoda ridges, before crossing into Gardens of Stone NP to visit Palatine Rock and Tarpeian Rock with their spectacular views.  Then on to the amazing Pagoda Maze, best part of which is located in the State Forest and is therefore unprotected. About 10 km. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Ben Bullen SF and Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S View

31 Jul, Sat 8:31AM Wentworth Falls tracks, waterfalls and lookouts
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  800m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Cancelled) (Cancelled due to COVID stay at home orders) On this walk we will enjoy as many waterfalls, lookouts and points of interest as we walk the following tracks starting at the Conservation Hut. Nature, National Pass, Wentworth Pass, Rocket Point Circuit, Wentworth Falls, Undercliff, Den Fenella and Shortcut Tracks.
Location: Blue Mountains National Park
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View

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