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24 Jul, Mon 2023 Provide First Aid course
Branch
Bushwalking NSW
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Educational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Provide First Aid is a comprehensive course that will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to help an ill or injured person until emergency help arrives. You will learn the DRSABCD action plan as well as resuscitation (Including defibrillation), asthma, anaphylaxis and the management of various injuries and illnesses. More information at First Aid Training. This training will ONLY be available for participants over 18. View

24 Jul, Mon 2023 Provide First Aid in Remote or Isolated Situation course
Branch
Bushwalking NSW
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Educational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Sunday July 24th and Sat-Sun July 30th-31st. This remote area first aid course is specifically designed to meet the first aid needs of bushwalkers, wilderness guides, and people who work or live in remote locations. The course covers everything from comprehensive first aid treatments to aeromedical evacuation, long-term care, self-care, and contingency planning. This course is focused on the safety of the first aider and extended care of an ill or injured casualty where help is likely to be delayed or inaccessible. Course Duration – 3 days (face to face workshops with pre-work). More information at First Aid Training. This training will ONLY be available for participants over 18. View

28 Jul, Fri 10:01AM Colour Walk Series 15: Magnolia
Grade:2/6 Length 11km  60m 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.Leader for the day: Kevin Cliffe.  From Burwood, we walk to the Millenium Walk, Hen and Chicken Bay, Concord, several parks and back to Burwood.  We will see a community garden, Bushells Tea and Magnolias in bloom. Azalea, Camellias are also in bloom at this time of the year.  There are many choices for lunch at Burwood's Chinatown. View

30 Jul, Sun 9:29AM Little wobby to Wondabyne
Grade:4/6 Length 21km  700m Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
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.We start from Little Wobby with Water Taxi from Brooklyn. It's $12.64 per person with Card payment. We climb to Midway Ridge Trails that have many fabulous lookouts toward Hawkesbury River. The climbs involve some bush bashing and obscured tracks. The walk until Tank creek would be pleasant walks among typical Australian vegetations of Angosphoras, geebungs, gumtrees, flannel flowers both helianthis and minor, fringed lilies, native irises. There'll be 2 television aerials observed set on the rocks, in the middle of the bush. The walks along kilometres and kilometres of the fire trails are exposed  until we reach Kariong Brook Falls that provide some respite from the sun and extra water. We’ll take the train home from Wondabyne. Sun, steep and slippery sections View

1 Aug, Tue 9:00AM Buxton Ave to Blue Gum Forest (#909)
Fully inside Wollondilly Shire Council
Grade:4/6 Length 7km  80m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) (Nearly fully booked) Starting from Buxton Ave on the edge of Nattai NP, we follow a short distance on fire trails to pick up a track that leads us down to the Blue Forest in Thirlmere Lakes NP. Generally downhill with a total descent of 200m. Car shuffle required. Hazards: Uneven and possibly slippery track in places. Mostly downhill.
Location: Nattai NP & Thirlmere Lakes NP
Map: Picton 9029-4S Limit: 20. View

8 Aug, Tue 9:00AM Mt Keira Ring Track & Robinsons LO (#400)
Fully inside Wollongong City Council
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  500m Southern Highlands Branch
34896
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) From Byarong Park head up Mt Keira Ring Track. Detour to Robertson Lookout then complete the ring track back to cars. Great coastal views, rainforest and remnants of old mine. Hazards: Some overgrown and steep tracks.
Location: Illawarra Escarpment SR
Map: Wollongong 9029-2S Limit: 20. View

9 Aug, 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.
Location: Emu Plains View

11 Aug, Fri 9:17AM Colour walk series No 6: Rock orchids galore
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  240m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.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.Spring is orchid time.  Sylvan Grove Native Garden has such an array of Rock Orchids. They are majestic flowers to admire.  https://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/parks-reserves/sylvan-grove-native-garden It s also a botanical garden with a variety of plants.  After the garden, we will take a walk in Georges National Park with great views of the river.  Spring flowers including native orchids will be plenty. Can arrive early to have coffee before the connecting bus. More options on South Side of the Station.   Steep and slippery sections
Map: Picnic Point View

12-13 Aug, Sat-Sun Parramatta to Shoalhaven : Sections 29 & 30 Gerringong to Seven Mile Beach (Gerroa) & Shoalhaven Heads
Grade:3/6 Length 22km  150m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Date Changed) As part of Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads walks series, we will walk from Gerringong to Shoalhaven Heads over 2 days, staying Saturday night in or near Gerringong (make your own arrangements). Can walk one day or two. Saturday: walk Gerringong to Gerroa on pathways, beaches and rock platforms, return with car shuffle.  10km 100m Asc Sunday : walk the entire length of Seven Mile Beach, Gerroa to Shoalhaven Heads but some on sheltered bush tracks and with low tide the beach sections are a very easy nice walk on hard sand. Return with car shuffle. 12km 50m Asc 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.
Map: Gerringong Limit: 12. View

15 Aug, Tue 9:00AM Bungonia Gorge Green Track (#850
Fully inside Goulburn Mulwaree Council
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  350m Southern Highlands Branch
Keith W
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Bungonia National Park Green Track is a circuit walk taking in the lookouts over Bungonia Gorge.  There are opportunities to extend the walk and to spend time at the various lookouts. Hazards: Rough track and some steep sections
Location: Bungonia NP
Map: Bungonia 88282N Limit: 20. View

18 Aug, Fri 9:27AM The Alphabet series: “E”..Engadine to Loftus
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  300m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long
LEADER: PHILIP WRIGHT.
We walk from Engadine to Loftus.  The focus is Orchids and Waratahs View

22 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Manning Lookout to Crystal Pool (#180)
Passes through 2 LGA's.
Wingecarribee Shire Council
Shoalhaven City Council
Grade:3/6 Length 6km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
31294
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) The walk begins at Manning Lookout near Fitzroy Falls.  Here there are great views over Kangaroo Valley.  The walk then follows the escarpment past several view points and along a fence line across a couple of small creeks to Crystal Pool.  The water leaves the pool to fall over the escarpment into the valley below.  Return by the same route. Hazards: Indistinct and easily lost track, rough track, fallen trees, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Morton NP (Fitzroy)
Map: Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 20. View

27 Aug, Sun 8:00AM 20km plus walk series : Circular Quay to Manly
Grade:4/6 Length 33km  700m Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Explore one of the best harbours in the world on our doorstep.   Today we walk from Circular Quay to Manly.  Over the course of the walk you will come across
  • The Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • The pristine bushland of Sydney Harbour National Park
  • An abundance of spectacular views of the harbour
  • An old Naval Base
  • Tiny harbour beaches where you can take a swim
  • A nude beach
  • Several cafes and restaurants at Chowder Bay
  • The Sydney Harbour Marine Institute where you can learn more about the Harbour
  • Aboriginal engravings
When you RSVP, include your full name, member number, mobile no, and emergency contact no. Steep and slippery sections Best Walk: Sydney Harbour View

1 Sep, Fri 9:00AM The Alphabet series.”W”. Wild Flower Garden at St Ives
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  250m 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
Commencing Kitchener Street, St Ives and down to the creek and fire trail via creek, Mueller track, where the stillness of nature surrounds you, and up to The Wildflower Garden.  Continues to Solander track. Pretty along the creek, with a waterfall (Phantom Falls). Some quite wet tiny tracks. Lots of ups and downs. Those who use hiking sticks, bring them. Visitors/info centre, next to Senses track, has a coffee machine and native plant nursery.  Return via a slightly shorter route.    
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10 Sep, Sun 10:00AM The alpabet series: “Y”. Yaralla Estate
Grade:3/6 Length 9.7km  65m 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 from Rhodes station to Bray's Bay, then follow the river shore (mainly) to the historic Yaralla Estate, and continue via Mortlake and Breakfast Point to finish at Cabarita wharf. Limit: 16. View

13 Sep, 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.
Location: Emu Plains View

15 Sep, Fri 9:01AM Colour walk series: Lisgar Garden
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  300m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Brad S.
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.RSVP only accepted from 2 weeks prior to 7 pm the day before event. Today we explore Hornsby and Normanhurst including Lisgar Gardens. Lisgar Gardens is a wonderful, secret garden hidden in the back streets of Hornsby. Spread across 6 acres, the garden packs a lot in with a little bit of something for everyone. Expect to see camelias, spring flowers, orchids, Magnolia, ferns, rare natural heritage, fish ponds, interesting landmarks such as murals and brick pit.    Preview of Lisgar Gardens There are sixty Camellia Gardens of Excellence in the world, with the Camellia Gardens and Lisgar Gardens in Hornsby being the only two in NSW. Optional lunch at Hornsby RSL club. Stairs and slippery sections.
Map: Hornsby Limit: 15. View

22 Sep, Fri 9:34AM Colour walk series No 7: Australian Botanical Garden
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  250m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.The Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan showcases Australian flora amongst 416 hectares of rolling hills, lakes, lawns and gardens. In the late 18th century, the discovery of a new continent filled with exotic plants unknown to the rest of the world created waves of excitement in the field of botany. The Australian Botanic Garden displays approximately 2000 of these plants via themed gardens across the site as well as the Connections Garden, a four-hectare intensely cultivated space right in the heart of the Garden. Other features of the Garden include a restaurant, visitor centre with gift shop, free gas barbecues and acres of Cumberland Plain Woodland to explore. Come Spring, the paper daisies become an attraction for visitors. Various species of Waratahs will be flowering too. After seeing the floral display, we will walk to the Sundial, Mount Annan Peak, the Blue Tree before leaving the Garden to visit Lake Yandel'ora before catching the bus home. Expect a long day.  
Location: Mt Annan View

22 Sep, Fri 9:20AM Culture walk: Sculpture, Art Gallery, and Japanese Garden walk.
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  100m 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.

Leader: Lynne Hewitt

A visit to see the sculptures in Western Sydney University, the Art Gallery of Campbelltown and the Japanese garden behind the Art Gallery.
Location: campbelltwon View

24 Sep, Sun 9:00AM 20km plus walk series : Mount Solitary
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  850m Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
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.Classic Walk to Mount Solitary via Ruined castle and Golden Stairs. It's not quite over 20 km but the steepness will make you feel like you have done that sort of distance.   Steep and slippery sections
Location: Katoomba
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 10. View

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