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1 Sep, Wed 10:32AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 3
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  350m Sydney Branch
Stuart S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Postponed) POSTPONED!   We walk The Great Blue Mountains Trail from Medlow Bath to Katoomba. Highlights: Norths Lookout, Therabulat Lookout, Six Foot Track, Cliff Walk, the Explorers Tree, beautiful forests and views. On the way to Katoomba, we'll also walk the old Catalina Raceway and Walford Lake track. We'll also see the Aboriginal Display Track. If you fancy chocolates, a visit to Blue Mts Chocolate Co, 176 Lurline St is highly recommended. Steep and slipppery sections. Steep and slippery sections. Goretex 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. 
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 12. View

4 Sep, Sat 8:00AM Girrakool – Scopas Peak – Kariong Brook – Girrakool
Grade:3/6 Length 19km  500m 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.Springtime is upon us and this walk will showcase a bounty of wildflowers that only the Sydney sandstone region can achieve! We will follow the eastern side of Girrakool Creek down over Piles Creek before heading south over Scopas Peak, then the Hawkesbury Track, the old Woy Woy Road, past the scout camp and back along the western Girrakool circuit back to the start. Expect lots of scenic lookouts, beautiful waterfalls, and of course a mass of wildflowers including Waratahs which should be coming into bloom.
Location: Brisbane Water NP
Map: Gosford 91312S Limit: 20. View

7 Sep, Tue 9:30AM Lake Alexandra to 40’ Falls
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Barbara B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) A circuit walk which includes the old tramway track, tunnel and lookout giving views towards the Blue Mountains. Hazards: Rough tracks, creek crossings and some steep sections.
Map: Mittagong 8929-2S Limit: 20. View

8 Sep, 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) Catch up and social lunch at O'Donoghues Irish Pub, Emu Plains. View

11 Sep, Sat 8:00AM Sunnyside canyon and the Acoustic chamber
Grade:5/6 Length 10km  250m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) On this walk we enter a world of great beauty as Sunnyside creek /canyon is followed and explored. One of the highlights is the enormous Acoustic chamber but there are plenty more too including dramatic cliff lines, overhangs, lookout points, and much more. So bring along your sense of adventure and you won't be disappointed! Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Newnes State Forest and Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

13 Sep, Mon 8:55AM Murphys Glen to Bedford Creek
Fully inside Blue Mountains City Council
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  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.(Cancelled) Walk along road and trail down to Murphys Glen. Then follow rough track down further to Bedford Creek. Return same way. Mostly road and fire trail. Track to pool on Bedford Creek rough in places.
Location: Woodford
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Jamison 89302N Limit: 16. View

13 Sep, Mon 10:00AM Test walk — not to be published
Fully inside The Council of the Shire of Hornsby
Grade:3/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
Matt McClelland
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Testing to GPS file stuff.
Location: Berowra Valley NP
Map: Hornsby 91304S View

14 Sep, Tue 9:30AM Griffiths Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
Margie
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) A circuit walk through varied vegetation including forest and open heathland.  A short detour to a lookout gives views along the coast.  There are many birds and a lovely lunch spot by the creek. Hazards: Rough track, slippery rocks and creek crossing.
Location: Barren Grounds Nature Reserve
Map: Robertson 9028-4N Limit: 20. View

16 Sep, Thu 10:02AM Ashfield to Stanmore circuit
Fully inside Inner West Council
Grade:2/6 Length 11km  150m Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Local walk from Ashfield to Stanmore View

17 Sep, Fri 8:30AM Bonnum Pic
Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council
Grade:5/6 Length 16km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
Keith W
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) An out and back walk over the Wanganderry Tableland to Bonnum Pic (723m) which has one of the best views north across the Blue Mts NP to Katoomba. Note the GPX file is the planned route not the actual. Hazards: Off track walking, unfenced cliff edges, slippery rocks, creek/river crossings, bites, stings, wet feet, environmental conditions.
Location: Nattai NP
Map: Hilltop 8929-2N Limit: 5. View

17 Sep, Fri 10:00AM Local Walk No 2: Artarmon to North Bridge loop
Fully inside Willoughby City Council
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  170m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long

Leader is Christa Carey.

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST SOUGHT. THIS WALK IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO THE FULLY VACCINATED AND IF YOU SATISFY THE LGA OR THE 5KM RADIUS RESTRICTIONS. YOU'LL NEED TO SHOW ME YOUR PROOF OF ADDRESS AND VACCINATION RECORD ON THE DAY OF EVENT.
As only 5 walkers are allowed, please understand if you do not get a spot. You will need to show me your proof of home address and vaccination records on the day of walk.
Walk from Artarmon Station to Northbridge and back to Artarmon Station, walking through Blue Gum Forest, Flat Rock Creek, Flat Rock Bridge, Naremburn Falls and stopping at Henry Lawson Cave. Mainly flat with a few steps.
Limit: 5. View

18 Sep, Sat 8:32AM The tracks of Mt Victoria
Fully inside Blue Mountains City Council
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  400m 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.A fascinating walk taking in the many scenic vantage points, caves, waterfalls and cliff lines of Mt Victoria. All on tracks Meeting place is Mt Victoria Station carpark. Lots of steps and some optional rock scrambling
Location: Blue Mountains National Park
Map: Mt Wilson Limit: 5. View

19 Sep, Sun 10:00AM Local Walk No 3: Ashfield to Stanmore loop
Fully inside Inner West Council
Grade:2/6 Length 12km  150m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked)
THIS WALK IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO THE FULLY VACCINATED AND YOUR HOME IS IN INNER WEST LGA. Very limited spots. YOU'LL NEED TO SHOW ME YOUR VACCINATION RECORD and proof of address on THE DAY OF EVENT.
  Attractions: Waratahs, windows, historic Leichhardt, a canal, two community gardens, a private cemetery followed by picnic  in the park Limit: 5. View

20 Sep, Mon Botanical Gardens Spring Walk
Fully inside Council of the City of Sydney
Length 5km Sydney Branch
Sue W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Enjoy spring in the gardens while the plants are in full bloom and it’s all downhill. Hazards include current viruses, tripping etc.
Location: City of Sydney Limit: 5. View

20 Sep, Mon 9:35AM Lower Porters Pass
Grade:4/6 Length 9km  450m 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) Descend Porters Pass and continue down into the valley below the base of the cliffs. The track levels out more as it gets closer to Centennial Glen Creek. The track ascends to the base of the cliffs at Slippery Dip Waterfall. We continue up through Centennial Glen. Plenty of steps. Creek crossings. Fallen trees to negotiate. A bit of rock scrambling. Old track long forgotten.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 16. View

20 Sep, Mon 10:00AM Roseville Circuit
Fully inside Ku-ring-gai Council
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  150m Sydney Branch
Renate W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.This walk uses roads and bush tracks. Staring at Roseville Station it heads downhill to the Lane Cove River. After a short loop in the National Park, it leads back uphill and loops around to finish back at Roseville Station. Creek crossing, slippery if wet.
Location: Roseville Limit: 4. View

21 Sep, Tue 12:00PM Hammock Hill & Mansfield Reserve
Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  250m Southern Highlands Branch
Barbara B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Starting at the Scottish Arms this walk explores the retained green areas of East Bowral.  View the wombats and climb up the steep Hammock Hill before following the trail to Mansfield Reserve for a circuit there. #020 Hazards: Mostly sealed walking path and formed walking tracks.
Location: East Bowral
Map: Mittagong 8929-2S Limit: 5. View

21 Sep, Tue 10:00AM Local Walk No 4: Edinburgh Road to Fig Tree Point Circuit
Fully inside Willoughby City Council
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  270m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked)

Leader: Steve Ringbauer

THIS WALK IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO THE FULLY VACCINATED AND IF YOU SATISFY THE LGA OR THE 5KM RADIUS RESTRICTIONS. YOU'LL NEED TO SHOW ME YOUR PROOF OF ADDRESS AND VACCINATION RECORD ON THE DAY OF EVENT.
We walk from Edinburgh Road to Fig Tree Point and back via Northbridge Park     Steep and slippery sections. Limit: 5. View

22-27 Sep, Wed (09:00AM)-Mon (16:00PM) Pack walk to base camp at Cascade Hut
Grade:4/6 Length 20km  300m Sydney Branch
Kaye B.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) Drive to Jindabyne on day 1. Day 2 drive to Dead Horse Gap and walk 10k to Cascade Hut and set up tents and explore the area. Day 3 walk with day pack towards Tin Mind huts or to Tin Mind Falls, returning to Cascade Hut for the night. Day 4 - Either walk part way back to cars or day walk towards The Chimneys. Day 5 - Walk back to cars, then Jindabyne for the night. Return home the following day. Pace: unhurried. Min distance 20k, more if other options are taken up. If unknown to leader, please advise walking experience.
Location: Kosciuszko NP
Map: Chimneys Ridge 85241N View

23 Sep, Thu 9:30AM Local Walk 5: Lane Cove River loop via Ferndale
Fully inside Willoughby City Council
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  150m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Mike P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked)
 THIS WALK IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO THE FULLY VACCINATED AND IF YOU SATISFY THE LGA OR THE 5KM RADIUS RESTRICTIONS.
The walk starts from Fuller Bridge, along the Lane Cove River, to Mowbray Park and Ferndale Walking Track. Steep and slippery tracks Limit: 5. View

23 Sep, Thu 9:31AM Local Walk No 11: Ashfield to Drummoyne Circuit
Passes through 2 LGA's.
Inner West Council
City of Canada Bay Council
Grade:2/6 Length 13km  140m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked)
HIS WALK IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO THE FULLY VACCINATED AND IF YOU SATISFY THE LGA OR  5 KM RADIUS RESTRICTIONS. YOU'LL NEED TO SHOW ME YOUR PROOF OF ADDRESS AND VACCINATION RECORD ON THE DAY OF EVENT.
Ashfield to Drummoyne circuit. Attractions: Beautiful houses, gardens, spring flowers, creek, cemetery, churches parks and reserves. View

23 Sep, Thu 9:30AM Local walk No10 : Lane Cove river loop via Fairyland
Passes through 2 LGA's.
Council of the City of Ryde
Willoughby City Council
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  80m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Mike P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long
THIS WALK IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO THE FULLY VACCINATED AND IF YOU SATISFY THE LGA OR THE 5KM RADIUS RESTRICTIONS.
Leader: Jenny Pickles
  Lane Cove River loop via Fairyland Limit: 5. View

25 Sep, Sat Asgard Plateau
Grade:4/6 Length 11km  300m Sydney Branch
Peter F.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) 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: Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 12. View

25 Sep, Sat 7:57AM Golden Stairs to Mt Solitary and return
Fully inside Blue Mountains City Council
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  850m 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.Is this the Blue Mountains most classic walk? If not then surely one of the top 10 and as the Waratahs should be in full bloom worth a look. Aim to walk up to Chinamens Gully and search around the area taking in the lookouts and wildflowers along the way. Rock scrambling up onto Mt Solitary.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Jamison 89302N Limit: 5. View

26 Sep, Sun 10:00AM Local Walk No 7: Ashfield to Rodd Point circuit
Passes through 2 LGA's.
Inner West Council
City of Canada Bay Council
Grade:2/6 Length 12km  100m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Fully Booked)
THIS WALK IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO THE FULLY VACCINATED AND If you satisfy the LGA or  5 km radius restrictions. You'll need to show me your proof of address and vaccination record on the day of event.
Attractions: White waratahs, Two cemeteries, Iron Cove Creek, four Parks, 2 reserves, Rodd Point, two community gardens, the Bay Run. Picnic lunch at reserve. Limit: 5. View

26 Sep, Sun 10:02AM Submarine Rock…Centre of the Universe
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  300m Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.(Cancelled) An opportunity to be in the middle of wilderness.... Actually the "Centre of Universe" "994" to see the Submarine Rock, the  Wollangambe River and pagodas, without having have to tackle difficult or dangerous tracks. At this time of the year, there will be abundant display of wildflowers, including waratahs, orchids and the not easily found Pterostylis tunstallii. Steep and slippery sections, obstacles.
Location: Bell
Map: Wollangambe Limit: 10. View

27 Sep, Mon 9:55AM Hourn Point and Ferris Cave
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  420m 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) Follow the clifftop from Pulpit Rock to Hourn Point. Then visit Boronia Point and Ferris Cave and on to Mount Piddington. Clifftop track is unformed. Exposure might be felt at a couple of points where the track is close to the cliff edge.
Location: Mount Victoria
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N and Hartley 89304N Limit: 16. View

27 Sep, Mon 10:00AM Killara Circuit
Fully inside Ku-ring-gai Council
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  150m Sydney Branch
Renate W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.This walk starts and finishes at Killara station. Along the way it visits a number of reserves and parks, including the Harry Seidler Reserve, Swain Gardens and Seven Little Australians Park. It follows quiet roads, hidden laneways and some bush tracks. slippery bush track (alternative route possible)
Location: Killara
Map: Killara Limit: 5. View

27 Sep, Mon 9:15AM Lake Parramatta Circuit
Fully inside City of Parramatta Council
Grade:2/6 Length 5km  74m Sydney Branch
John H.
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.A pleasant walk around the lovely Lake Parramatta. Meet leader near the swimming area entrance. Uneven track and some trip hazzards.
Location: North Parramatta
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 5. View

28 Sep, Tue 11:01PM Ahearn’s Lookout
Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  500m Southern Highlands Branch
Barbara B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Ahearn's lookout is found by following the beginning of Starlight's Track.  Take a left fork leading to Rocky Waterholes Lookout and just past this junction look for a right turn which meanders along the ridge to Ahearn's lookout.  This gives views over the Nattai with Mt Jellore easily identified.  Return by the same route. #210 Hazards: Rough track, fallen trees and unfenced cliffs.
Location: Nattai NP
Map: Hilltop 8929-2N Limit: 5. View

28 Sep, Tue 9:29AM Local walk No 8: Willoughby to Castlecrag Circuit
Fully inside Willoughby City Council
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  260m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long

LEADER: STEVE RINGBAUER

 THIS WALK IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO THE FULLY VACCINATED AND IF YOU SATISFY THE LGA OR THE 5KM RADIUS RESTRICTIONS.
Walk from Edinburgh Road, Willoughby East to Northbridge return
Steep and slippery sections Limit: 5. View

28 Sep - 3 Oct, Tue-Sun The Hay Plains
Grade:2/6  50m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.(Cancelled) Down on the Hay Plains there is a delightful national park along the banks of the Lachlan River. This is a multi-day trip to explore various locations within that park, to see just what biodiversity there is on the property, to learn of its history with one of the people who grew up on site (our very own beloved Valerie Atkinson) and to just enjoy the immensity of the open spaces.
Location: Kalyarr
Map: Maude 7729S, Oxley 7729N, Illilliwa 7829S, and One Tree 7829N Limit: 15. View

30 Sep, Thu 9:32AM Local Walk No 18: Ashfield to Abbotsford Circuit
Passes through 2 LGA's.
Inner West Council
City of Canada Bay Council
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  130m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Walk from Ashfield to Abbotsford circuit. Brisk pace. No breaks. View

30 Sep, Thu 9:30AM Local walk No 9 : Field of Mars to Magdala Park circuit
Passes through 2 LGA's.
Council of the City of Ryde
The Council of the Municipality of Hunters Hill
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  150m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Mike P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long
THIS WALK IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO THE FULLY VACCINATED AND IF YOU SATISFY THE LGA OR THE 5KM RADIUS RESTRICTIONS.
Field of Mars circuit via Strangers Crk, Wallumatta NR, Kittys Crk, Magdala Park, Buffalo Crk Res. Limit: 5. View

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