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3 Jan, Mon 9:11AM Magdala Creek to Sassafras Gully Rd
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  400m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
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.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Fully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.(Changed Transport Details) Follow Magdala Creek down to Glenbrook Creek. Longer lunch to allow for a swim in Glenbrook Creek. Return to Springwood Station via Sassafras Gully Rd. Creek crossings can be slippery. Maybe leeches.
Location: Springwood
Map: Springwood Limit: 20. View

3 Jan, Mon 10:10AM Northbridge to Harbour Bridge
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  150m Sydney Branch
Renate 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.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.This walk starts from suburban Northbridge with a view over the magnificent Long Gully Bridge. We reach the bridge via steep bush tracks and steps. It follows roads skirting the valley to Folly Point then descends to Primrose Park before climbing out past Willoughby Falls, Green Park and the Cammeray Golf Course. We walk via Anzac Park to St Leonards Park from where we can enjoy a spectacular view over the Harbour. A final descent brings us to the Harbour Bridge and Milson’s Point Station (enthusiastic walkers can continue across the Harbour Bridge to finish at Wynyard station - an extra 3km). Steps, slippery tracks, golf balls.
Map: Sydney Street Directory Limit: 14. View

4-7 Jan, Tue-Fri Main Range – Snowy Mountains
Grade:5/6 Length 45km  650m Sydney Branch
Greg L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFast pace | A trip where the leaders will set a fast pace.4 days exploring the Main Range and surrounding area of the Snowy Mountains. Great alpine walking. beautiful and unique lakes, grand views all round. Joint walk with Bush Club.
Location: Kosciuszko NP
Map: Contact leader Limit: 8. View

5 Jan, Wed 8:40AM Wentworth Falls to Medlow Bath via Bruces Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  580m Sydney Branch
Bandula 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.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Cancelled) Starting at Wentworth Falls Station, walk along the dam of Wentworth Falls Lake, turn into Evans Street and then along Bruces Walk to Medlow Bath passing Ross Dell Falls. Steep and slippery sections and creek crossings. Limit: 15. View

8 Jan, Sat 7:45AM Cheltenham to Chatswood
Grade:3/6 Length 17km  280m Sydney Branch
Roy J.
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.(Cancelled) THIS WALK IS CANCELLED
Location: Lane Cove NP
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 12. View

8 Jan, Sat 5:41AM Wild Gorge, Dome Cave and Cosmic Cave
Grade:5/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) Cancelled due to bad weather. Find out why this spectacular and threatened area must be protected for future generations. Park on a fire trail off Sunnyside Ridge Road and walk east to the head of a tributary of Wild Gorge. Descend it, visiting Dome Cave along the way, then explore both branches of the gorge, including Pinch Point Circle. Move south east and out towards Carne Creek, then climb out and visit Cosmic Cave. Exit via Split Rock Point and Pass. Re-connect with the cars. About 8k. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Newnes State Forest
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

9 Jan, Sun 9:00AM The Great North Walk: Section 4 Hornsby to Galston Gorge
Grade:4/6 Length 16km  700m Sydney Branch
Ewan C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.This section of the Great North Walk starts from Hornsby Train Station and winds down along the Blue Gum Walk into Fishponds and along Berowra Creek. The walk passes through the Tunks Ridge Reserve and then into Galston Gorge. From here we walk to Hornsby Heights via McKay Firetrail where we will catch a bus to Hornsby. Steep and slippery sections. A few creek crossings. Need to watch out for some of the unsteady stepping stones at Galston Gorge
Location: Mt Kuring-gai Limit: 15. View

10 Jan, Mon 9:22AM Golden Stairs to Furber Steps
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  450m Sydney Branch
Allan 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.Walk out along Narrowneck Trail and down the Golden Stairs. Follow Federal Pass to Furber Steps. Rough track in sections and plenty of steps.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba Limit: 20. View

10 Jan, Mon 8:30AM Putney Punt Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  150m Sydney Branch
Renate W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Fully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.(NEW!!!) The Putney Punt, officially known as the Mortlake Ferry, is the only remaining car ferry in metropolitan Sydney. This walk starts at the Kissing Point Ferry wharf. A short walk takes us to the Punt. After crossing Parramatta River to Mortlake, and a short walk to Green Point, the walk continues upstream around the bays past Yaralla House, Rivendell, Concord Hospital and along the Kokoda Track walkway to Rhodes. We recross Parramatta River to Meadowbank via the John Whitton Bridge (the old rail bridge). Walkers wishing to complete the circuit can add a 2km walk to the Kissing Point Ferry. Slippery tracks if wet, steps.
Location: Parramatta River
Map: Parramatta River Limit: 14. View

11 Jan, Tue 9:31AM Neighbourhood Walk No 37: Thornleigh to Eastwood
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  150m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Ewan C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk from Thornleigh to Eastwood via Thornleigh Park, The Great North Walk and Terry Creek Track. Optional Korean Lunch. Creek crossing...may get wet feet. T:  View

12 Jan, Wed 9:34AM Blackheath Curcuit
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  700m Sydney Branch
Bandula 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.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Updated Details) Paul Lynch Joint Leader. Circuit from Blackheath Station, via Porters Pass, Colliers Causeway, upper track through Fort Rock, Centennial Pass and Walls Ledge Track. Steep and slippery sections and creek crossings. Limit: 15. View

12 Jan, Wed 11:30AM Walkers get together
Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) Mal
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Walkers lunch at O'Donoghues, Emu Plains.
Location: Emu Plains View

14-16 Jan, Fri (02:00AM)-Sun (17:13PM) Easy Pack Walk and Base Camp
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  250m 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 longA three day, two night camp near a fabulous pool in Erskine Creek at the junction with Lincoln/Monkey Ropes Creek. Great swimming and stay two nights at a nice campsite. Plenty of options for a part-day walk along Erskine Creek to other swimming holes. Entry and return will be a short, but rough, walk via Monkey Ropes Creek and a newish track to the Nepean Lookout road. This is a perfect way to spend a long summer weekend.
Location: Blue Mountains National Park Limit: 15. View

14 Jan, Fri 9:00AM North Hazelbrook Wander
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  450m Sydney Branch
Allan 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.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Wander trails in North Hazelbrook. Not the usual waterfall circuit. Mostly road and firetrail walking. Steep sections with loose, slippery surfaces expected. Possibly some off track. Creek crossings.
Location: Hazelbrook
Map: Katoomba Limit: 12. View

15 Jan, Sat 8:30AM Hat Hill Canyon
Fully inside Blue Mountains City Council
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  250m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Fully 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.(Cancelled) ALL INTENDING WALKERS MUST BE DOUBLE VACCINATED. Hat Hill Canyon is a spectacular canyon in the upper Blue Mountains which doesn't require abseiling. There are a few short swims so a wetsuit is required as the water is usually cold. A helmet is also a good idea and if you don't have one I have plenty I can lend out. This trip was cancelled previously due to the fires then floods in 2019/20 so I'm hoping, third time is lucky. A few short compulsory swims with rock scrambling and hopping along the creek.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N View

16 Jan, Sun 7:07PM Wild Gorge, Dome Cave and Cosmic Cave
Grade:5/6 Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) (Cancelled) Walk cancelled due to leader's possible covid exposure term being 10 days vs 14 days requested.
Location: Newnes SF
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

17 Jan, Mon 9:12AM Nature Trail and Overcliff Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  350m Sydney Branch
Allan 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.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Walk to Conservation Hut for morning tea. Then follow the Nature Trail, Overcliff Walk to Den Fenella. Visit some old lookouts on the way up to the picnic area for lunch and then two modern lookouts. Main creek crossing may require getting shoes/feet wet. Wet rocks are always a chance of being slippery.
Location: Wentworth Falls
Map: Katoomba Limit: 20. View

17 Jan, Mon 9:40AM Watsons Bay to Bondi
Passes through 2 LGA's.
Waverley Council
Woollahra Municipal Council
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  330m 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)Fully 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!!!) This is a great coastal walk to escape the heat. There are great views en route and the invitation to have a surf at Bondi at the conclusion of the walk. You can purchase your lunch at Bondi too. Booking essential. Include your mobile, emergency contact and NPA numbers. Some stairs and not much shade, so bring a hat and plenty of water.
Location: Eastern Suburbs
Map: Sydney Heads 91302N and Bondi 91302S Limit: 14. View

19 Jan, Wed 10:00AM Maroubra to Malabar Circuit
Grade:2/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
Denise S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Walk from South Maroubra Surf Club to Malabar via Western Escarpment Track, then return via the Boora Headland Track. Beautiful ocean views. Opportunity for a swim at end of walk. Limit: 15. View

20 Jan, Thu Waverton to Greenwich Point
Passes through 2 LGA's.
North Sydney Council
Lane Cove Municipal Council
Grade:2/6 Length 7.5km Sydney Branch
Sue W
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)Fully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.(NEW!!!) (DRAFT - do not publish yet) Via Balls Head and Berry Island. Ferry return. Map of walk. Limit: 8. View

21 Jan, Fri 9:12AM Auburn Glen
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  250m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) (Postponed) Exploratory. Take the North branch of Lawson View Trail to Auburn Glen. Steep climb up to Kent Rd and then familiar tracks to Lawson. Expect steep rough tracks. Some off-track a possibility. Blue Mountains Creek has to be crossed.
Location: Wentworth Falls
Map: Katoomba Limit: 12. View

21 Jan, Fri 8:00AM The Colour walk series 13 : 50 shades of Pink
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  120m 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.As a number of NPA members, even though fully vaccinnated, are tested positive, it is of utmost importance to practise good social distancing...not only avoid oncoming pedstrians but keep away from each other. No touching.   Not quite the Jacaranda walk, but there are many shades of pink apart from the pink Crepe Myrtle lined streets. We walk from Canterbury Station to Ashfield. Points of interest: Canterbury Park Race Course, Canterbury Park, Gough Reserve, Yeo Park, Trinity Grammar School, Peace Park, Peace Park Viewing Tower, beautiful old houses. Although there are many options for lunch at the end of the walk, it is not advisable to dine out at the moment.  There is a takeaway Indian Tea at the station which you can enjoy though.
Map: Canterbury View

22 Jan, Sat 8:00AM St Ives to Lindfield
Grade:3/6 Length 19km  300m Sydney Branch
Roy J.
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.(Cancelled) THIS WALK IS CANCELLED
Location: Garigal NP
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 10. View

22 Jan, Sat 8:29AM The Boxvale Track – 40 Foot Falls – Mt Alexandria Track
Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  450m Sydney Branch
Mark 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.ALL INTENDING WALKERS MUST BE DOUBLE VACCINATED. The Boxvale Track follows the formation of a historic railway line that makes its way through cuttings, along embankments and through an 84-metre long tunnel on the way to a fabulous lookout above the Nattai River. We will also follow the 40 Foot Track down to the river, which is a good place for a swim, then back along the Mt Alexandra Track to the finish. Track steep in places.
Location: Southern highlands View

23 Jan, Sun 8:52AM The Great North Walk Section 5 : Galston Gorge to Mt Kuringgai
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  350m 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.From Galston Gorge, the walk keeps following the Berowra Creek through the Crosslands campsite to Calna Creek, and then up to Mt Kuring-gai.  Jumping fish, birds, turpentine and gum trees. Many grass trees. Some wildflowers. Steep and slippery sections. A few creek crossings.
Location: Mt Kuring-gai Limit: 15. View

24 Jan, Mon 9:42AM Little Zig Zag
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  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.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(NEW!!!) Note 420m ascent and descent. Walk feels longer than 8km. Visit Ross Cave, Bede Lookout, Pulpit Rock, Little Zig Zag, Rienits Pass, Wilson Glen and back past Ross Cave. Old track, poorly maintained. In a couple of places a slip would not be good. Muddy in places.
Location: Mt Victoria
Map: Hartley 89304N and Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 20. View

25 Jan, Tue 9:30AM Carrington Falls Rim Walks #300
Passes through 2 LGA's.
Wingecarribee Shire Council
The Council of the Municipality of Kiama
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  200m 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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Carrington Falls and Stevo's Track followed by a short drive to access Nellies Glen and Missingham Lookout.  There will be an opportunity to swim at Nellies Glen. Hazards: Rough track, slippery rocks, deep water.
Location: Budderoo NP
Map: Robertson 9028-4N and Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 30. View

25 Jan, Tue 9:00AM Wild Flower Garden at St Ives
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  200m 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: Heather Lakiss. RSVP direct to heatherlakiss@gmail.com The wildflower garden via creek and Solander track. Pretty along creek, with a waterfall. Some Quite wet tiny track. Management trail was good up to solander track, which was tarmac. Lots of ups and downs. Those who use hiking sticks would need them. Visitors/info centre, next to Senses track, now has a coffee machine. View

28 Jan, Fri 10:00AM Culture Walk No 2: Kings Cross to Art Gallery of New South Wales and Museum of Contemporary Art
Grade:2/6 Length 4km  30m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) 32648
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.Fully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.(Date Changed) THIS WALK IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO THE FULLY VACCINATED Meet at the El Alamein Fountain in Macleay Street, Potts Point, a short walk from Kings Cross station.  We'll walk via Victoria Street to the Art Gallery of NSW to view the free exhibitions. We will then cross over into the Botanic Gardens and visit the Calyx to see the new floral display, Inside The Tide, (gold coin donation) and Birds of a Feather art exhibition. From there we'll walk through the gardens and Circular Quay to the Museum of Contemporary Art to view the free exhibits. Bus, train or ferry home from Circular Quay. Limit: 10. View

29 Jan, Sat 8:45AM Conservation Stroll in the Royal
Sydney Branch
Ross J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis is a joint NPA/Orangutan Project (TOP) walk as a fundraiser for TOP. The $15 ticket price will go directly to field groups in Indonesia who are working relentlessly to secure forest habitat for orangutans in Indonesia. Guest presenters Gary Schoer and Ian Hill will discuss forest and biodiversity conservation efforts as well stroll up Lady Carrington Drive. Limit: 12. View

29 Jan, Sat 8:30AM Gap Creek Falls
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  330m Sydney Branch
Roy J.
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.(Cancelled) THIS WALK IS CANCELLED
Location: Watagans NP
Map: Morisset 91311N Limit: 10. View

29 Jan, Sat 8:00AM Rocky Creek Canyon
Fully inside Lithgow City Council
Grade:4/6 Length 5km  250m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).ALL INTENDING WALKERS MUST BE DOUBLE VACCINATED. Rocky Creek Canyon is without a doubt one of the most spectacular canyons in the Greater Blue Mountains/Wollemi area with its exquisite sculptured walls, numerous cascades and gorgeous pools to enjoy on a hot summer day. There are a few compulsory swims, so a wetsuit is essential, and a helmet should be used as well. The leader has many spare helmets to loan if intending walkers don't have one. There are no abseils involved. Rock scrambling and hopping with several swims involved.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Rock Hill 89312N View

31 Jan, Mon 8:56AM Woodford – Coxs Road – Paradise Pool – Hazelbrook
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  390m Sydney Branch
Janet R.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | 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!!!) From Woodford Station walk sections of Coxs Road to Linden. Down to Paradise Pool for a SWIM. Returning to Hazelbrook via some waterfalls. Email reply preferable with walk date in the title bar. Please be double vaccinated. Some rough and steep sections. Limit: 15. View

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