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|22 May, Sat||Witches Watch, Hecates Cauldron and Tara Point|
|Park 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|
|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|
|(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|
|(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|
|(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|
|(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|
|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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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.
Location: Burwood View
|26 May, Wed||Cowan to Berowra|
|(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|
|From 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|
|(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|
|(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|
|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|
|A 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|
|(SWAG) Ewan C.|
|(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|
|This 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|
|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|
|(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.|
|(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|
|(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|
|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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