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22 May, Sat Witches Watch, Hecates Cauldron and Tara Point
Grade:5/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark the vehicles at around GR 306 175 on the branch road off the Bicentennial National Trail. Follow the Great Dividing Range north to Gordian Knot and then to Witches Watch, a spectacular lookout above Hecates Cauldron. From here, descend into the Cauldron and explore it underneath the cliff lines and also above, amidst “the bubbles”. Visit the Tower of Hope and other attractions. Descend into the headwaters of Baal Bone Creek, cross the valley and climb up through Tara Slot onto Tara Point. More amazing views. From here, move up to the ridge and re-connect with the vehicles. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Ben Bullen SF
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S and Cullen Bullen 89313N View

23 May, Sun 7:57AM 20km plus walk series No 1: Coast Track in one day
Grade:4/6 Length 28km  900m 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.60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Fast pace | A trip where the leaders will set a fast pace.The Coast Track is an incredible coastal walk/trek within an hour drive south of Sydney running from Otford to Bundeena in one of the most popular and spectacular of the NSW National Parks, the Royal National Park.  This is a long day. When RSVP, please include your full name, member number, mobile no, emergency contact no and your walking experience to demonstrate your stamina and fitness. Steep and slippery sections
Location: Royal National Park
Map: Royal NP Limit: 8. Best Walk: Otford to Bundeena View

23 May, Sun 10:14AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 24
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  100m Illawarra Branch
Col M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) Fairy Meadow to Port Kembla North. Part of the Great South Coast Walk  (http://greatsouthcoastwalk.net/) a long-distance walking route along the southern coastline of New South Wales, from Bundeena on the southern fringe of Sydney, to Mallacoota, just over the border in Victoria, 660km in total. Limit: 12. View

24 May, Mon 8:42AM Springwood to Faulconbridge
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  390m Sydney Branch
Janet R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Walk part of Birdwood Gully, up to Chapman Parade. Tracks to Grose Road, Grose Quarry and up to Adeline Park Faulconbridge, ending at Faulconbridge Station. Lovely Mountain Blue Gums. Maintain Covid protocol. Few facilities at Faulconbridge. Rough, steep parts both up and down. Slippery bits.
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 15. View

25 May, Tue 7:00PM Bushwalking NSW quarterly General Meeting
Branch
Bushwalking NSW
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.(Date Changed) All affiliated club members are welcome to attend Bushwalking NSW quarterly General Meetings at Redfern Town Hall, 73 Pitt Street, Redfern, Sydney – just 7 minutes from the station, and/or online, to learn about bushwalking, share their ideas, and represent the interests of their club. During Covid-19, meetings are held online. Contact us to register for online meetings and receive the video link. Agenda:
- Chat to fellow clubs and Bushwalking NSW from 7pm
- Discussion with James McCormack (Editor of Wild Magazine) on Luxury Lodges = Wilderness Lost starts at 7:30pm. Book here for your free Zoom link
- Bushwalking NSW Inc. update at 8:40pm View

25 May, Tue 9:30AM Mt Gibraltar – Bowral/Mittagong
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  290m Southern Highlands Branch
Geoff A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Mt Gibraltar is the highest point between Sydney and Canberra.  It also has some heritage listed Trachyte quarries.  Walking tracks provide access to these sites as well as providing lookouts where on a clear day Sydney can be seen. Hazards:  Rough and steep tracks, slippery rocks, fallen trees and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Mount Gibralter Nature Reserve
Map: Mittagong 8929-2S Limit: 20. View

25 May, Tue 11:31AM Social lunch
Grade:1/6 Southern Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Geoffrey.L
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.It is really difficult to meet up with hiking friends at NPA walks these days as some have become fitter as they get older.  Some have slowed down a lot.  Some just want a change of lifestyle.   So that we get to see each other and catch up, we will host a yum cha at Burwood.  Cost is about $30. RSVP to either Geoffrey or Esther (eeesee@gmail.com) RSVP essential as we need to make a booking. provide member no, mobile no and emergency contact no. View the 14 20km plus walks and take up the challenge. https://bushwalk.npansw.org.au/?page_id=2835&leader_id=1929 Overeating.
Location: Burwood View

26 May, Wed Cowan to Berowra
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  600m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Postponed) Part of the Great North Walk. Starting at Cowan Station, walk down to Berowra Creek, walk along the creek to Berowra Waters, and then walk up the Berkley Fire trail to Berowra Station. Steep and slippery sections, creek crossings.
Location: Berowra Valley NP Limit: 15. View

26 May, Wed Victoria Falls and Ikara Head
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  480m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom the car park at the end of Victoria Falls Road walk down to the Cascades and Victoria Falls and back. After that drive back along the road and walk along the Ikara Head Track and back. Steep, slippery, muddy sections and creek crossings.
Location: Mt Victoria Limit: 15. View

27 May, Thu Cycle from Wolli Creek Railway Station to Sydney Olympic Park
Grade:3/6 Length 50km Sydney Branch
Rob G.
Cycle | A cycling trip(Date Changed) Cycle from Wolli Creek Railway Station to Sydney Olympic Park, via Homebush Bay and Cooks River Canal, then Newington Nature Reserve, Parramatta Foreshore return to Wolli Creek Rail. Approx 50 kms. Meet at Wolli Creek Railway Station at 9am for 9:15am start. Finish approx. 3:30 to 4pm. Must book in with leader. Bring picnic morning/afternoon tea and/or lunch or purchase along the way. Must bring spare tube and repair kit. No helmet no go! View

27 May, Thu Malabar Circuit via Maroubra
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  100m 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)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.(DRAFT - do not publish yet) Coastal walk via Bora and Magic Points along on which will be found epic sandstone cliffs, seasonal whale watching opportunities and swimming spots. Return is via the Western Escarpment track through native heath with coastal views, birdlife and wildflowers. Medium pace.
Many steps and some rocky sections on tracks which have been somewhat eroded with recent rain.
Location: Malabar Headland NP Limit: 12. View

28 May, Fri 9:28PM Bruces Walk
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  400m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.From Medlow Bath walk roads and trails to Katoomba Airport. Steep down and up to cross Katoomba Creek. Govetts Creek and Wentworth Creek also have to be crossed. Steep loose trail in places. Creek crossings.
Location: Medlow Bath
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 12. View

28-30 May, Fri (20:33PM)-Sun (00:00AM) Lost Chord Crater, Lee Castle and Labyrinth Peak
Grade:6/6 Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA 3-day pack walk. Limited numbers.
Day 1: Park at Benjang Gap, GR 300 930. Walk to Lee Creek and then upstream to GR 328 904. Take water for the day (or carry from home). Climb to Lost Chord Crater, continue to Lost Chord Saddle, then climb south-west on Tal Tal Ridge to about GR 339 890. Descend into a tributary of Lee Creek at about GR 330 884. Take water for high camp and next morning, climb westwards and camp at around GR 324 885. If time permits, explore high cliffs to the south-east (we may even camp there). About 12 km.
Day 2: Spend the morning exploring Lee Castle immediately to the north-west, then descend into Lee Creek, take water for the high camp and the next day and climb to Labyrinth Saddle (eastern end) at GR 315 903. Then climb Labyrinth Peak, GR 311 901, to camp. About 6 km.
Day 3: Return to the Labyrinth Saddle. Explore around to the north and north-east. If possible, descend into a tributary of Lee Creek at around GR 316 909; otherwise return to the saddle and use a known descent route to the north. Walk back to the cars. About 8 km. Mostly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Talooby 89324N Limit: 8. View

28 May, Fri 9:30AM Neighbourhood walk: 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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Walk from Thornleigh to Eastwood via Thornleigh Park, The Great North Walk and Terry Creek Track. Optional Lunch at Eastwood Hotel (which specialises in Korean food). Creek crossing...may get wet feet.
Map: Lane Cover River Park Limit: 16. View

29 May, Sat 8:00AM Sunnyside Point, Wolgan Pinnacle and Endorphin Point
Grade:4/6 Length 11km  450m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis is a spectacular region within the Ben Bullen State forest that needs protection and should be included within the Gardens of Stone National Park. Expect superb wild country with the highlights being the rugged Sunnyside Point and the nearby Wolgan Pinnacle, both worth the effort of getting to! Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Ben Bullen SF
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

30 May, Sun 8:17AM 20km plus walk series No 2: Mt Kuringai to Wahroonga
Grade:4/6 Length 23km  650m Southern Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFast pace | A trip where the leaders will set a fast pace.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Route: Mount Kuringai Track, Berowra Track, Birrawanna Track, Bobbin Head Trail, Giberragong Track, Lovers Jump Creek, Wahroonga. When you RSVP, include your full name, member number, mobile no, emergency contact no and your walking history to demonstrate your stamina and fitness. Steep and slippery sections
Map: Mount Kuring-gai Limit: 12. View

30 May, Sun Audley Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  450m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Nearly fully booked) A traverse of the Audley precinct of the Royal NP – Loftus, Temptation Ck, Bungoona Lookout, Audley, Head of Navigation then finishing at Engadine. Joint walk with our friends from Bushwalk the ‘Gong – combined limit applies.
Location: Royal NP
Map: NPWS Royal NP Limit: 15. View

1 Jun, Tue 9:30AM Joadja North Nature Reserve
Grade:3/6 Length 8.5km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Sue Ann M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Joadja Nature reserve was created in 2001.  The management trail meanders through Eucalypt forest to a rocky lookout giving views over creeks and farmland.  Returning to the Wombeyan Caves Rd we cross and walk a little way to another fire trail and lookout towards Wombeyan Caves.  This is a lovely lunch place. Hazards:  Rough fire trail and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Joadja NR
Map: Barrallier 8929-3N Limit: 20. View

3 Jun, Thu From Capertee Creek to Little Capertee Creek via Newnes Balcony East
Grade:5/6 Length 11km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Set up a car shuffle. Walk into Capertee Creek Gorge until GR 396 243 then climb out to the north east via the eastern part of Newnes Balcony. Continue north and descend into Little Capertee Creek. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure. About 11 km.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S View

4 Jun, Fri 10:00AM Neighbourhood walk: Little Diggers and Two Creeks Track
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  170m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFirst time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Cafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Co-leader: Heather Lakiss. Walk repeated due to popular demand. This pleasant walk starts from Lindfield Park and heads through the bushland to the Two Creeks Track, which it follows through the national park to, and along, Middle Harbour Creek. The walk returns to Lindfield Park via the picturesque Little Digger Track, and through a few shortcut alley ways in East Lindfield. Steep, rugged and slippery sections
Location: Middle Harbour Limit: 12. View

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