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1 Mar, Fri 10:00AM The Suburbs : Beauty Point to Balmoral via the Spit
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  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: Kevin Cliffe Scenic walk from Beauty Point to Balmoral beach via the spit. Limit: 15. View

1 Mar, Fri Wollangambe Eight
Grade:6/6 Length 13km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) The next instalment of our Wollangambe exploration. Long day, early start. Park at GR 652 942 at the start of Tessellate Hill access track. Walk to Tesselate Hill and descend into Wollangambe River at GR 636 952. Walk/swim/boulder/scramble down the gorge to the planned exit point at GR 656 982 (new to the leader). Find a way back on the ridge, walk to Tessellate Hill and then the vehicles. Bring helmet (mandatory) and dry bags. Wet suit strongly recommended. Lilo optional. Must be able to swim well. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure. About 13 km.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Wollangambe 89312S View

2 Mar, Sat 8:00AM Clifflines to the East of Genowlan Point
Grade:5/6 Length 9km  500m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis will be a spectacular walk along the clifflines to the east of Genowlan Point in the Mugii Murum Ban SCA, exploring the various nooks and crannies and pagodas along the way and topping it off with views of the Suspended Barbican and a visit to the Ultimate Shute. Expect to be amazed and delighted in an area rarely visited. Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N Limit: 12. View

2 Mar, Sat 9:40AM Leura to Katoomba via PHCW
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  350m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
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.(Changed Transport Details) This section of the Prince Henry Cliff Walk was opened in 1934. It has recently been improved with some new steps and better drainage. Visit Leura Cascades, Echo Point and Katoomba Cascades. This walk forms part of the new Grand Cliff Top Walk from Wentworth Falls to Katoomba. Although this walk follows the top of the cliffs, there are a lot of ups and downs.
Map: Katoomba Limit: 12. View

3 Mar, Sun 10:00AM Clean Up Australia Day
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
32422
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longLet’s do our bit for our beautiful local environment! Gloves and trash bags will be provided. Bring water, hat, sunscreen, mozzie repellent and wear sensible shoes and long pants, as you will need to get off the track into the scrub. A sausage sizzle, salad and bread will be provided for a well-earned lunch afterwards. BYO drinks. Meet: 10 am at the Aboriginal Land Council block at Narrawallee. Off Matron Porter Drive, at the big Telstra tower. Limit: NO LIMIT! Bring your friends, family and random (but energetic looking) strangers! The more the merrier, but please still contact me, to let me know numbers for catering purposes. View

3 Mar, Sun Lord Howe Island Trip Advance Notice
Illawarra Branch
Joe P.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Cycle | A cycling tripWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Calling for expressions of interest in another trip to Lord Howe Island. 8 nights staying at Ocean View Apartments including airfares, dinners, bushwalking, snorkelling, swimming and more in summer. Taking names at present for priority bookings. View

3 Mar, Sun 8:15AM Middle Harbour Creek circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 19km  350m Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Beautiful trail. Leads through southern section of Garigal NP. We start from Valley Rd, Forestville & head down one side of creek to the opposite  side of Roseville Bridge. Exceptional river views, dense bushland & mangroves. Track maybe overgrown. Wear long pants to avoid leeches & scratches. Some sections are slippery especially after heavy rain. Many creek crossings - up to one foot deep.
Location: Garigal NP
Map: Garigal NP Limit: 20. View

4 Mar, Mon 10:00AM Bundeena – Jibbon Head – The Balconies – Bundeena
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  160m Sydney Branch
John H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | 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.(NEW!!!) We will walk along the beach and tracks to Jibbon Head, visiting the Aboriginal engravings on the way. We will mostly walk along the rock platform towards the Balconies, where we join the coastal track back to Bundeena. There is a steep climb from the last beach up to the headland along an eroded track that requires a bit of a scramble. Spectacular coastal views and coastal heath bushland. Booking essential giving your mobile, emergency contact and NPA numbers. It could be slippery and possibly slushy in places with uneven rock platforms. Exposed, though a more inland route could be taken if the weather is unsuitable for the coastal route.
Location: Royal National Park
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 16. View

4 Mar, Mon 9:00AM Thirlmere Lakes
Grade:2/6 Length 6km  50m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
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.A delightful loop walk of about 6km around the lakes in this small but interesting national park. Members might be tempted to spend an hour or so at the end of the day in the rail museum too. If anyone has membership of the Australian Museum, this one is a partner.
Location: Lake Couridjah - Thirlmere Lakes NP Limit: 12. View

4 Mar, Mon 8:55AM Transit of Venus
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  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.Mabel Falls, Edith Falls, Hazel Falls, Burgess Falls, Oaklands Falls, Horseshoe Falls. Rough track in places.
Location: Woodford
Map: Katoomba Limit: 20. View

5 Mar, Tue 8:30AM Brokers Nose (#420)
Fully inside Wollongong City Council
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  250m Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Tuesday Walks) Mike M
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(Fully Booked) Leader Frank Hufschmid (walk coordinator Mike McLeod) Brokers Nose is an easy & lovely walk.  Starting at the truck stop (noting there is very limited parking) you enter the Illawarra Escarpment State Conservation Area through a service with various tracks leading basically North following the cliff line, taking in wet and dry Sclerophyll forests with plenty of pretty vistas and changing flora. There are some minor rock hopping sections that you can take at your own pace, and mostly just serve as stairs to higher ground. Depending on the recent rainfall there are also creeks that are very pretty (Source:  Bushwalk the Gong). Hazards: Unfenced cliffs. Sandstone rock can fracture and crumble without warning.
Location: Illawarra Escarpment SR Limit: 20. View

6 Mar, Wed 9:00AM Bundeena to Marley Headland
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  150m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
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.With a chance of drinks or a late lunch at the club in Bundeena!!!!! Lots of delightful coastal scenery. Be warned that this is exposed to the sun. Be prepared.
Location: Royal National Park
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 12. View

6 Mar, Wed 7:30AM Mummuga Lake Walking Trail & Brou Lake Beach Walk
Grade:1/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
J&LWilkinson
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingMummuga Lake has beautiful gums & macrozamia plants. We may also be able to observe some sea eagles & swans. This walk will involve walking along a beach with pristine sand & an opportunity to swim. Bring morning tea & lunch, or buy lunch at Bodalla Cheese Factory. Expected return to Ulladulla would be 2:30-3:30 pm. Limit: 15. View

6 Mar, Wed 10:30AM Windsor Cultural Walk
Grade:2/6 Length 11km Sydney Branch
Marilyn C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.A cultural and Hawksbury River walk. Includes visit to Deerubin Gallery and Windsor Museum. Bookings only one week before the walk please. Limit: 10. View

7-14 Mar, Thu (14:00PM)-Thu (08:00AM) Kosciuszko Pack Walk
Grade:4/6 Length 48km  1,000m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longAccommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Full pack walk in the Round Mountain area, visiting Farm Ridge Road, Mackays Hut, O'Keefes Hut and Derschkos Hut. Full day to climb Mt Jagungal and explore the area around it. As always, lovely Koscie scenery and bushland and great spots to camp. Also, the "traditional" BBQ on the deck at Jindabyne for a sausage and a glass of wine (both could be plural!). Fisher folk welcome as we will be near to Tumut River on the first night.
Location: Kosciuszko NP Limit: 15. View

7 Mar, Thu 9:00AM Paddle Tallowa Dam to Shoalhaven Gorge (#K160)
Grade:4/6 Length 14km Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Paddlers) Jerry
Paddle | A canoe or kayak trip(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) From Tallowa Dam, we will paddle up the Shoalhaven River. There are a number of campsites on the way. The first campsite is 7km from the start. Paddlers can opt to rest here whilst the main group heads further upstream to campsite 2, which is another 4km. The distance will be 14km or, optionally, 22km. Participants are to provide their own craft & and are required to wear a correctly fitted PFD. Deep water. Few exit points. Exposed in high winds. Limit: 12. View

8-10 Mar, Fri (08:16AM)-Sun (14:00PM) Newnes weekend
Grade:5/6 Branch
34794
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) The Wolgan Valley is closed to general traffic, but if you have a booking at the Newnes Hotel, the owner is allowed to escort you into the property. So I have booked the cabins and we will spend 3 days there doing day walks from the cabins. Various leaders and various grade walks, but mostly Grade 5, and you can expect rock scrambling, exposure and thick undergrowth after the fires that swept through here. Only 4WD or AWD drives are allowed to access the alternate road that is being used. Limited beds available as no camping permitted. View

8 Mar, Fri 9:50AM The Alphabet series: “I” Illawong to Menai; Bob birthday walk
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  150m 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: Philip Wright. Bob Rankin's birthday walk. Join us on a magical walk walk from Illawong to Menai. Towering trees including Angophora, coachwood, paper bark, tree ferns, grass trees, mangroves and ferns. Walk along a carpet of red Angophora tree barks. Woronora River, rock formations, caves, creeks, and nice views. Overgrown paths. Rugged at parts.  Wear long trousers and long-sleeved shirts. Limit: 15. View

9-16 Mar, Sat (08:00AM)-Sat (08:00AM) Walls of Jerusalem – Lakes route – The Never Never – Overland Track – Pine Valley – Cynthia Bay
Grade:4/6 Length 100km  2,500m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Nearly fully booked) One place left for the quick off-the-mark! A tough but rewarding walk starting from the spectacular Walls of Jerusalem National Park and then following the very scenic lakes route, passing Ball/Adelaide/Meston/Junction Lakes down to the Never Never, which is the link to the Overland Track. Then a side trip to the gorgeous Pine Valley to give us time to explore the Labyrinth and climb The Acropolis before walking out to Cynthia Bay or alternatively getting the ferry back along Lake St Clair. Quite simply, this is one of Australia's most stunning walks, and Autumn is the best time to experience it! You can expect cold & rain ... anytime! Trackless section through the Never Never.
Location: Walls of Jerusalem NP and Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair NP
Map: The Overland track and Walls of Jerusalem Limit: 12. View

10 Mar, Sun 9:02AM Great Mackerel Beach via West Head Lookout
Grade:3/6 Length 6.5km  250m Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
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.(NEW!!!) This moderately challenging walk is a wonderful day trip outing. We start off with a scenic connecting bus ride to Palm Beach wharf. We then hop on an interesting ferry ride to Mackerel Beach. The walk takes us through forest & and down three immaculately secluded beaches, Red Hand Cave & and West Head Lookout & and gives way to magnificent views of Pittwater, Palm Beach & and Barrenjoey headland. We can stop for a nice picnic & a swim to cool off. Overhead tree branches.
Location: Kuring-gai Chase NP
Map: Alltrails Limit: 20. View

10 Mar, Sun 8:30AM Kayak Trip – Batemans Bay, Clyde and Buckenbowra River
Grade:3/6 Length 15km Milton Branch
Helen M.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripTake advantage of a super high tide for an 8:30 am launch to take us up the Clyde River into Buckenbowra River, past Ryans Island and upstream until we have had enough and head back. Contact leader essential at helenmd12@gmail.com for details that are subject to change. PFDs compulsory. Wind adaptation to route if required. View

11 Mar, Mon 9:13AM WWF to Lincolns Rock
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  533m Sydney Branch
Janet R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Booking only after 1st March please. From WWF Station roads and tracks to the Nature Trail and the Conservation Hut. Then on to WWF picnic area. Down to the top of the falls. Tracks to Rocket Point, then on to Lincolns Rock. Return via Falls Road to the station. Great views if the weather is good. Rough, steep, slippery.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View

12 Mar, Tue 9:30AM Old Argyle Rd – Bundanoon (#670)
Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  247m Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Tuesday Walks) Sue G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis is a circuit walk along Old Argyle Road into Penrose State Forest.  Circle back through the forest, crossing the upper reaches of Paddy’s River to return to Old Argyle Road. Rough track, creek crossings need sandals or alternative footwear.
Location: Penrose SF
Map: Bundanoon 8928-1S Limit: 20. View

13 Mar, Wed 9:00AM Lemon Tree Loop
Grade:3/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Kevin R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark cars on Lemon Tree Creek Road, where it meets Highway at its southern end. Walk along bush tracks in Termeil State Forest, with two creek crossings, before ascending to Lemon Tree Creek Road for an easy stroll back to the cars.
Location: Termeil SF View

13 Mar, Wed 9:15AM Tempe to Sans Souci
Grade:2/6 Length 11km Sydney Branch
Denise S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.A flat, easy walk from Tempe Station to Kyeemagh via Cook Park Trail, then along Botany Bay foreshore trail to Sans Souci. Mainly paved paths but some grass. A little street walking also. There are opportunities to finish sooner if you want. Bookings only one week before the walk please.
Location: Botany Bay Limit: 15. View

13 Mar, 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. View

15 Mar, Fri 9:30AM Suburbs series of walk:Glebe
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  50m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Bob Rankin
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.We will walk through one of Sydney’s first suburbs, passing many historic houses, industrial remnants, parks, churches, a temple, and some landmarks of social history. All in about 8km! We will walk slowly as there’s so much to see. Bring morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea. Steps. Limit: 16. View

17 Mar, Sun 10:30AM Aragunnu – Hidden Valley
Grade:4/6 Length 5km  100m 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.(NEW!!!) Walking the northern section of Mimosa Rocks National Park. Visit the site of possibly the world's first "Alone" or "Survivor" type television program made there about 50 years ago. Track ends at secluded beach allowing for a swim over lunch. Can extend walk to view fossils on waters edge. Unmaintained track which requires clambering over fallen trunks & limbs. Climb over a ridge 100m elevation. Ticks & leeches.
Location: Mimosa Rocks National Park View

17 Mar, Sun 9:30AM The Grotto, North Nowra fern identification with Dr Kevin Mills
Grade:3/6 Milton Branch
Michael I.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longRegister at https://www.trybooking.com/CPATS or contact leader. A walk in the beautiful Grotto in North Nowra using iNaturalist for fern identification with botanist Dr Kevin Mills. Learn how to use the app and contribute to citizen science and to the Budawang Coast Atlas of Life project. Limit: 15. View

17 Mar, Sun 8:30AM Ulladulla Warden Head Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 10km Milton Branch
Shauna G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longStarting at the Ulladulla Civic Centre at 8:30am we will walk to the south side of Ulladulla Harbour up the stairs near the caravan park, past the playing fields along the walking track to Warden Head lighthouse, along track to Bommie Beach, and then back same way to Civic Centre car park. Contact leader essential for time and details; subject to change. View

18 Mar, Mon 8:30AM Blaxland to Emu Plains via Yoogali Lookout
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  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.The best part of this walk follows a track above Lapstone Creek. A lot of the walk is in Knapsack Park Reserve on the Escarpment. Yoogali Lookout overlooks Penrith Lakes. A few creek crossings. A variety of tracks, trails and roads to be negotiated including MTB tracks which are eroded, rough and steep in places.
Map: Springwood and Penrith Limit: 20. View

18 Mar, Mon 9:30AM The Suburbs: Brush Farm repeat
Grade:1/6 Length 5km  50m 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: Kevin Cliffe As part of the Seniors Festival, I have booked 10 spots to the Historic Brush Farm House Open Day & History Talks. Meet at the western side of Eastwood Station and we will walk to the House to join the Open Day and History Talks. Enjoy morning tea/coffee on the balcony. Limit: 10. View

19 Mar, Tue 9:30AM Les Lambert Lookout – (Near Belmore Falls)
Passes through 2 LGA's.
Wingecarribee Shire Council
Shoalhaven City Council
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Tuesday Walks) Sue M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Walk through the locked gate at the entrance to Budderoo National Park and follow the Hindmarch Pass track until reaching an unmarked track to the left, which leads to Les Lambert Lookout.  This provides a lovely lunch place among the rocks with wonderful views into Upper Kangaroo Valley. Rough track, fallen trees, unfenced cliffs and steep ascent/descent.
Map: Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 20. View

19 Mar, Tue 7:00PM The magic of Fungi with David Noble
Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.If you have never seen the amazing photos taken by David Noble of the myriad fungi that exist within our area, you are in for a treat! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8102670640?omn=84015111024 View

20 Mar, Wed 9:00AM Dolphin Point to Wairo Beach via Potholes Beach
Length 5km Milton Branch
Sue W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | 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.Grade: Easy/Social. Walk to Potholes and Wairo Beaches via lovely bush tracks and we will look at anything of interest, flowers, birds, etc. We can spend some time fossicking or chatting at Potholes Beach. Coffee in Ulladulla on our return. View

21 Mar, Thu 8:30AM Dimmocks Creek to Bundanoon Creek and up Tooth’s LO
Grade:6/6 Length 10km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Explorer Walks) Martyn M.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Start at Dimmocks Creek track carpark. A short car shuffle. Steep descent down Dimmocks Creek to Bundanoon Creek. Each walker will carry their own lilo/floating device. Paddle, scramble, climb your way down Bundanoon Creek to the start of the ascent to Tooth's LO. Mostly pristine country and off-track. Steep, slippery, cool water, swimming/floating.
Location: Morton NP (Bundanoon) Limit: 8. View

22 Mar, Fri 9:35AM Hat Hill
Grade:3/6 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.(NEW!!!) Some exploritory. From the Hat Hill carpark walk to Wallaces Lookout with views over Govetts Gorge. Search for Wallaces Engine in this area. Retrace the path back to the road and climb Hat Hill. Follow the ridge out to Bald Head. Views over Hat Hill Creek and Grose Valley. Bald Head is in the Grose Wilderness Area. Some off-track to find Wallaces Engine a possibility.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Mt Wilson Limit: 8. View

22-24 Mar, Fri (06:34AM)-Sun (16:00PM) Mount Coricudgy
Grade:5/6 Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis is a research trip for a new book about the Australian Army activities in the area during the 1960s. Final details will depend on the state of the road, but the plan is to drive as far as possible, hopefully to the intersection at GR 522 627, establish a camp there and take day trips to the top of the mountain. Combination of trail and off-trail walking. Exploratory. Distances unknown, likely 12-15 km every day. Likely scrambling and exposure.
Map: Coricudgy 89322N Limit: 8. View

22 Mar, Fri 5:30AM Sunrise at Racecourse Beach, Ulladulla
Grade:1/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
J&LWilkinson
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Start at South Pacific Crescent Carpark and walk along Racecourse Beach, then climb the new stairs at the far end of the beach onto the headland to watch the sunrise which is due at 6 am. Return the same way & then extend the walk along the rock platform to the north of the car park. On return to the car park we can have coffee & breakfast at Rosie Oats in Burrill Lake. Limit: 15. View

22 Mar, Fri 9:30AM The Suburbs Series: Castle Hill (Knightsbridge Circuit)
Length 10km  100m 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 opens two weeks prior to event. The walking circuit is accessed from the Showground Metro Station via tracks through the Castle Hill Showground and Fred Caterson Reserve. The walk is a mixture of pave tracks, bush tracks, fire trails and streets. Track could be rough and slippery in parts. Limit: 15. View

23 Mar, Sat 8:00AM Moffitts Pagodas and Hades Ridge in the Poseidon area
Grade:4/6 Length 7km  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.This trip has two parts with the first being an exploration of the Moffitts Pagodas, a place I've wanted to investigate for a long time. The 2nd is to the short but spectacular Hades Ridge in the Ben Bullen State Forest, a little to the West of the Moffitts Pagodas and definitely a ridge worth exploring. Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP and Ben Bullen SF
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S Limit: 12. View

24 Mar, Sun 10:30AM Washerwomans Beach to Green Island
Grade:3/6 Length 10km Milton Branch
32009
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEasy with beach walking and off-track walking to explore the island. We are having a late start to give us the best chance of visiting Green Island at low tide. We start at Washerwomans Beach and skirt around Red Head with spectacular views. Then it is an amble along Inyadda Beach and Manyana Beach to Cunjurong Point from where we cross to Green Island. We spend some time exploring before walking back to our cars at the picnic area at the edge of Lake Conjola for afternoon tea. Take lunch and a snack on the walk, and a thermos and something to share for afternoon tea at the end of the walk. Option for a swim along the way. Limit: 12. View

25 Mar, Mon 9:48AM Grand Canyon
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  533m Sydney Branch
Janet R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Bookings after 1 March, Please. From Evans Lookout Road we will walk to and then down Neates Glen. Continue along the Grand Canyon and up. Track to Braeside. Tracks and road back to Blackheath Station. Great views if the weather permits. Note: if the Canyon is closed, an alternative walk from Katoomba will be provided, weather permitting. Steep ups and downs. Muddy, rough.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View

25 Mar, Mon 7:00PM Spotlighting and Lunar Eclipse at Snapper Point
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
32422
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk from Pretty Beach carpark up the Snapper Point trail to the headland and hopefully spot lots of interesting critters on our way, including brush and ring-tail possums, bandicoots and maybe even some owls and bats. The penumbral lunar eclipse starts at 7 pm and ends at 8:30 pm so we’ll have a great view as we emerge onto the headland. Bring binoculars, a small hand-held torch with red-light option if you have one, and some mozzie repellent. If the evening is nice, we can also bring a cuppa and snack to eat on the headland. The trail is quite gentle, although a bit eroded in places, and there are steep steps at the end section. Note: NPWS National Park fees apply.
Location: Murramarang NP Limit: 12. View

26 Mar, Tue 9:30AM 4 Views – Moolatoo Trig Fire Trail (#110)
Fully inside Shoalhaven City Council
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Tuesday Walks) Ian G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Moolatoo Trig Fire Trail winds through the forest.  There are four separate cliff edge sites with dramatic views over Shoalhaven Gorge towards Ettrema Wilderness. Unfenced cliffs. Sandstone rock can fracture and crumble without warning.
Location: Morton NP(Kangaroo Valley) Limit: 20. View

27 Mar, Wed 9:15AM Pennant Hills to Thornleigh
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  50m Sydney Branch
Sylvia C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk from Pennant Hills to Thornleigh. Lovely bush. Bookings only from the week before the walk please. Some creek crossings.
Location: Lane Cove National Park Limit: 15. View

28 Mar - 1 Apr, Thu-Mon Easter at Bhundoo bush cottages
Grade:4/6 Length 40km Sydney Branch
Mark G.
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.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Nestled on a private property within sight of the Castle is the beautiful and serene Bhundoo Bush Cottages property. With its 3 spacious and very comfortable cottages and loads of camping area it's the perfect place to spy out the local wildlife including wombats, wallabies and even platypus have been sighted in the local Yadboro river. Of course it's also the perfect location to venture forth and explore the local national parks including Murramarang and Meroo. 2nd leader will be Adrian Barden
Location: Murramarang NP
Map: Milton 89272N and Corang 89273N Limit: 20. View

29 Mar, Fri 10:00AM The suburbs: Newtown Street Art and Historic Walking tour . Lynne’s birthday walk
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  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: Ros Freeman Celebrate Lynne Hewitt’s birthday. We explore kerbside gardens, historic buildings, St Stephen's Church and cemetery; and the street art of Newtown, including ‘I have a Dream’ painted over two days, initially illegally, now heritage listed and Bob Hawke mural. Visit Warren Ball Avenue,  Newtown’s best street? Easy pace to study the street art.   Limit: 15. View

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