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Day Walk Ideas

Day Walks: Previous club walks for:
WalkID: 862
1 Jun (Wed) 2011: LONG ANGLE GULLY (E) Long Angle Gully Meet in Springwood for morning tea then we’ll do a leisurely walk along Long Angle Gully starting from Singles Ridge Road and finishing up at Sun Valley. This is an easy tracked walk through some beautiful stands of Blue Gums. Limit: 12. Map: Springwood.
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WalkID: 2946
1 Jun (Fri) 2018: EUROKA CLEARING (M) Bushcare with National Parks at Glenbrook. Weeding at Euroka Clearing in Glenbrook section of the National Park Limit: 14. Map: Penrith.
WalkID: 2721
1 Jun (Thu) 2017: SACKVILLE (M) Cycle ride - road ride, all bitumen. Start at the Sackville Ferry - Ebenezer side, cycle up West Portland Rd to the Lower Portland Ferry, cross the river, turn left into River Rd, cycle along the river, then up Cliftonville Rd and right onto Sackville Ferry Rd and across the river. Total 42 km, one big long uphill at about 5 km, and another at 25 km. Other than that pretty good. No shops after Sackville. Bring morning tea, possibility of lunch at the Tractor Cafe, Sackville. Limit: 16. Map: Lower Portland.
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WalkID: 1431
1 Jun (Sat) 2013: SW URBAN SYDNEY WATERWAYS (H) Kayak trip. 55km. Full tidal length of the Georges River, at Liverpool Weir then alongside all of the western shore of Botany Bay and up the Cooks River to Richardson Reserve, Tempe. Commencing from Haigh Park (Lake Moore), adjacent to Hull Place and Bridges Rd at Moorebank. Meet at 0700hrs. Car shuttle is 25km one way, mainly on the South Western Motorway/M5 East. Limit: 8. Map: Any street directory.
WalkID: 1345
1 Jun (Sat) 2013: THE RUINS OF NEWNESS (E) A leisurely paced walk on tracks, about 5 klms with no significent hills. An interesting day exploring the Coke Ovens, Paraffin Sheds, Oil washing Tanks, Distillation Area and more. The superb mountain scenery alone is worth the drive. One river crossing so bring volleys just in case the river is flowing above the stepping stones. Limit: 12. Map: Cullen Bullen.
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WalkID: 2417
2 Jun (Thu) 2016: GLENBROOK (E-M) Cycle from Glenbrook Railway Carpark to the Nepean River then onto the White Water stadium for morning tea. After morning tea cycle over to the Regatta centre then Glenbrook park for lunch - approx. 50klm. Mostly road riding and cycle paths. Limit: 10. Map: penrith Gillian Fuller 4751 6163 Limit: 10. Map: Penrith.
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WalkID: 2583
2 Jun (Fri) 2017: GLENBROOK SECTION OF BLUE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK (M) This is a combined NPWS activity weeding in the park bring hat food and water for the day tools supplied. Limit: 12. Map: Penrith.
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WalkID: 3078
2 Jun (Sat) 2018: GRAND CANYON (M) Owing to forecast high winds Lockleys Pylon walk moved to Grand Canyon walk at Blackheath. Leisurely walk on iconic Blue Mountains. Track clearly marked and recently upgraded. Aprox 6 kms. Limit: 8. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 1104
2 Jun (Sat) 2012: LION'S HEAD PASS AND THE GOAT TRACK (M-H) Classic Kedumba Walk. Last time we did this we got very wet and had no view. This time, who knows? Hope to walk via Sunrise and Sunset Hills from old Kedumba. Goat track is steep, but no real exposure. Mostly on tracks with a walk ascent/descent of 600 metres. 12km approx. Limit: 10. Map: Jamison.
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WalkID: 1705
2 Jun (Mon) 2014: MEETING 28 days on the Bibbulmum Track - Ganeson returned recently from this epic trip. Billed as \"one of the world\'s great long distance walk trails\" this track runs from Kalamunda in Perth to Albany.
WalkID: 1107
2 Jun (Sat) 2012: NOBLE CANYON AND GLOW WORM TUNNEL (E-M) A leisurely paced walk, mostly on tracks. Morning: Wander through Noble Canyon, where you can reach your arms out and touch both sides of the canyon walls. Sensational cliffs soar above your head, with a spectacular view over the Wolgan Valley. (Photographers are advised to bring a tripod, as there is very dim light in the canyon). Afternoon: Walk through the Glow Worm Tunnel, where a TORCH IS ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL! Leaving the Tunnel, we shall wander through another canyon for a short distance then return to the cars. About 6 km with no significant hills. This event is dependent on 4 x 4\'s. Phone before 7pm please. Limit: 12. Map: Cullen Bullen.
WalkID: 494
2 Jun (Wed) 2010: Redledge Pass- Devils Hole (M, M) We are going out to Redledge pass on Narrow Neck down to the railway incline via the old coal mine and along to the old buildings built by the ABC if they are still there, and up the track to the Devil's Hole and back to the cars. Limit: 12. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 3012
2 Jun (Sat) 2018: SCORPION HILL (M-Exp, Scrub, minor scrambli) Leave cars at and a short car shuffle from Murphys Glenn, cross Bedford Creek and replenish visitor book at Scorpion Hill, follow ridges and small range to Bedford Creek big pool and then return via Bedford Creek fire trail. Two river crossings, scrub and possible cliffs. 10km with two 200m ascents Limit: 8. Map: Jamison.
WalkID: 3034
2 Jun (Sat) 2018: WINDSOR TO WISEMANS FERRY (H, kayak) *POSTPONED DUE TO HIGH WINDS* Second leg of a series of paddles over the coming months, Cattai to Sackville and return 25km mostly with the tide. Please bring morning tea, lunch and P.F.D. Limit: 8. Map: Lower Portland, Gunderman.
WalkID: 2571
3 Jun (Sat) 2017: CITY WALK + VIVID (M) SYDNEY HARBOUR N.P. Rose Bay to Watsons Bay and South Head. A lot of variety, then at Dusk, fish and chips at Watsons Bay and back to Circular Quay, as the lights of Vivid come on. Late train home. Limit: 10. Map: Best Harbour and Coastal Walks, Katrina O.
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WalkID: 2351
3 Jun (Fri) 2016: EUROKA CLEARING (E) This is a combined NPWS and SBC activity. Weeding at Euroka clearing in the Glenbrook section of the National Park. Removing invasive weeds from the area. Tools provided bring morning tea, lunch and water to drink. Limit: 15. Map: Penrith.
WalkID: 2401
3 Jun (Fri) 2016: FAULCONBRIDGE (M) From the end of Adeline Avenue at Springwood walk along the 4wd track and then bush track to the pretty pool on the junction of two unnamed Linden Creek tributaries. Approx 90 minutes of walking for exercise. which may become a regular Friday morning event. Weather permitting. Limit: 8. Map: Springwood.
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WalkID: 2389
3 Jun (Sat) 2000: GLENBROOK (E) This is a combined SBC and NPWS activity. Weeding in the National Park at Euroka Clearing, removing moth vine and other undesirable plants. Bring morning tea and lunch plus water to drink. Limit: 8. Map: Penrith.
WalkID: 2725
3 Jun (Sat) 2017: SPRINGWOOD (E-M, Induction Talk and Wa) Prospective members! On Saturday after lunch this is your opportunity for induction and a walk. We will discuss how the club operates, what happens when you book on a walk and safe bushwalking. This will be followed by afternoon tea and a walk down Sassafrass gully, along the rainforest of Sassafrass Creek and then up the Wiggins Track. Approximately 5km with 200m of descent and ascent. Steps and occasional slippery surfaces. All members are welcome. Limit: 12. Map: Springwood.
WalkID: 1118
3 Jun (Sun) 2012: WENTWORTH FALLS (E-M) INDUCTION COURSE & WALK: After the induction talk we will walk the National Pass, about 5km in length. RING to book-in Limit: 16. Map: Katoomba.
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WalkID: 1983
4 Jun (Thu) 2015: GLENBROOK (E-M, Bike ride) Mountain bike ride from Glenbrook station into NP to Euroka and on to the Nepean River lookout. About 35 km return mostly on gravel roads, some sand. Several steep hills. Bring morning tea, water and weather protection. Should be out by midday. Limit: 15. Map: Penrith.
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WalkID: 925
4 Jun (Sat) 2011: GREEN GULLY (E) Tree and native vegetation planting. This is an ongoing activity that has involved members of the club over the past years. We have been planting, protecting and maintaining an area of degraded land near Dumphy’s car park and camp ground. The area has magnificent views. The work is worthwhile and contributes to the club’s profile with the National Park. You will need to bring work gloves food drink etc. Limit: 8. Map: Jenolan.
WalkID: 889
4 Jun (Sat) 2011: MOUNT PIDDINGTON (E-M) An easy paced walk on tracks via Hourn\'s Point, Pulpit Rock, Little Zig Zag, Reinit\'s Pass and Pulpit rock. Wander through an historic region whilst enjoying beautiful forests, soaring cliff faces and panoramic views of Kanimbla Valley, optional visit to Bush Rangers Cave Limit: 16. Map: Mount Wilson.
WalkID: 2726
4 Jun (Sun) 2017: NORTH SPRINGWOOD TOWARDS SAINT COLUMBAS (M-H-Exp, Scrub?) Starting from Birdwood Gully we will make our way, along the track complex that leads towards St Columbas. The track system probably/might take us all the way (or it may not). On the way we will visit the Scout Pool and a large rock outcrop. If the path runs out we will explore below a cliff-line to our amazing previous discovery of an amazing grotto. If not we will have more time for coffee. 4km but it might be more. Short Car shuffle. Limit: 8. Map: Springwood.
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WalkID: 2694
4 Jun (Sun) 2017: PENRITH (E, Kayak) Beginner's paddle on the Nepean river. You may get wet legs and feet. Bring morning tea, lunch and P.F.D. Please contact leader if you require a kayak. Limit: 8. Map: Penrith.
WalkID: 846
4 Jun (Sat) 2011: SIX FOOT TRACK TO GREEN GULLY (M-H) From the cemetry, we'll head past Bowtell's Swing Bridge and the camping area, along the Cox, hoping to make Little R. for lunch, then on to Tinpot Hill and Green Gully. Mostly on track, with no river crossings. Car shuffle needed. Limit: 10. Map: Hampton and Jenolan.
WalkID: 2960
4 Jun (Mon) 2018: SPRINGWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH ( ) Carol Isaacs will present “Value added bushwalking”, a presentation on adventure conservation. David Churches will also present the 51+ Parks competition achievements and awards. Limit: 70. Map: Springwood.
WalkID: 456
5 Jun (Sat) 2010: BEROWRA TO COWAN (E-M, E-M) An easy paced walk on tracks. A short road section from the station leads to the bush then a delightful mixture of forests and Hawkesbury River water views. This is part of the Great North Walk Track along the Benowie Walking Track and will probably take around 5 hours. Limit: 16. Map: Cowan.
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WalkID: 1964
5 Jun (Fri) 2015: EUROKA CLEARING (M) Join Friends of Glenbrook on a NPWS activity attacking the weeds at Euroka Clearing in Blue Mountains National Park. Will be removing as much of the moth vine and other weeds encroaching on the creek line on the track leading down to the river this time. Will be working in the creek with steep sides rough ground and slippery at times, may get wet feet, short distance to walk only from car park. Bring morning tea, lunch and water. Gloves supplied gaiters are a good idea to wear for leech protection. Limit: 8. Map: .
WalkID: 1380
5 Jun (Wed) 2013: GLENBROOK AREA (E) Glenbrook, Roads and Rails: This walk will be a easy pace walk, around some of the roads (Lennox Bridge) and rails (Little Zig Zag and 1913 rail area). Limit: 12. Map: Penrith.
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WalkID: 1458
5 Jun (Wed) 2013: KATOOMBA (M) Malaita point abseil. 5 or 6 pitches up to 40 mts. Great views along the way. Must have some abseil exp and own gear. Rope fee applies. Limit: 8. Map: Katoomba.
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WalkID: 512
5 Jun (Sat) 2010: LAWSON BOWLING CLUB Social event: Meet at Lawson Bowling Club for dinner and dancing. The club holds free themed nights each month and the band will be playing Bushwacker music tonight. There is a Chinese restaurant with reasonably-priced meals and the band starts at 8pm. Come for the meal or the dancing or come for both!
WalkID: 2208
5 Jun (Sun) 2016: NAVIGATION TRAINING 2 (E-M, scrub, rough terrain) The second Nav training exercise - for those who love scrub and want more challenges. The course is at Glenbrook. Even if you know how to use a compass and map, this is good practice - you'll be working with 1-2 other people to find a series of checkpoints. Back just after lunch, unless you get lost. Limit: 8. Map: Penrith.
WalkID: 608
5 Jun (Sat) 2010: SPRINGWOOD (E-M) 5km distance. Slow pace. Two 200m ascents. Meet 10am @ Farm Rd - Martins Lookout - Glenbrook Ck - Bunyan lookout - Lost World lookout and return. Beginners welcome. Limit: 8. Map: Springwood.
WalkID: 533
6 Jun (Sun) 2010: FAULCONBRIDGE POINT (E, E) Sunday morning Bike Ride - a short trip out to Faulconbridge Point, if you are new to cycling this would be a good one to start with. Not too many hills and a great view at the end. Bring morning tea to share. Limit: 8. Map: Springwood, , Kurrajong.
WalkID: 221
6 Jun (Sat) 2009: Lockley Pylon/Du Faur Buttress/Blue Gum Forest (M, M) Drive to Pinnacles Car Park then an easy paced walk over undulating ground to Lockley Pylon for superb views of the Grose Valley followed by a steep descent to the Blue Gum Forest. Long slow plod back up to Lockley Pylon then back to the cars. THIS WILL BE A LONG DAY bring plenty of water. Do not sign up for this walk if you are not used to climbing a long extremely steep hill.(Car Pooling). (Dry weather conditions only, alternative walk Leura Forest/Furber Steps). Limit: 8. Map: Katoomba, Mount Wilson.
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WalkID: 2199
6 Jun (Mon) 2016: MEETING Want some ideas for camp food? Sonya (friend of one of our members) has written a book of recipes she has collected and used over many remote trips. Come and get some ideas for your next car camp or overnight. Sonya is bringing samples, I believe.
WalkID: 614
6 Jun (Sun) 2010: VICTORIA FALLS (E, steep sections) Short walk down to the Grose River. Beautiful walk through forests to riverside for lunch then slow plod back up again. Limit: 10. Map: m, Mount Wilson.
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WalkID: 586
7 Jun (Mon) 2010: BRUCES WALK (E-M) This is for all know miss out on Gail's walk or could not do it on that day. We will start Bruces Walk from Bullaburra and ending at Wentworth Falls, with doing the side trips along the way. Limit: 12. Map: Katoomba.
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WalkID: 1908
7 Jun (Sun) 2015: HOLTS HEAVEN (M-Exp) Near Dumbano Creek, this amazing area of rock pagodas will be ours for the day. Explore the canyons and enjoy the heights. Rock scrambling and some exposure. Limit: 12. Map: Wollongambe.
WalkID: 1621
7 Jun (Sat) 2014: MEDLOW BATH CIRCUIT (E) A leisurely paced walk on tracks (some seriously overgrown) about 6 kl with 300 metres of descent and ascent. Expansive views of the Megalong Valley. Descend superb ancient stone staircases and a ladder then traverse a narrow track beneath soaring cliffs to The Coliseum. Due to constant pushing through foliage this is a dry weather only walk, phone before 7:00pm please. Limit: 12. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 1599
7 Jun (Sat) 2014: MT. BANKS TRAVERSE OF THE GODS (M-H) This is the first time we\'ve been able to offer the complete traverse across the face. 200 metres down, 300 metres up on a narrow ledge. Not for the feint hearted. Some exposure and rock scrambling. IF THIS WALK IS STILL CLOSED DUE TO FIRE DAMAGE, WE\'LL DO A SIMILAR GRADED WALK IN ANOTHER AREA. Limit: 8. Map: Mt. Wilson.
WalkID: 597
8 Jun (Tue) 2010: BLUE GUM SWAMP LOOP (M-H) Night running. Meet at end of White Cross Rd, Winmalee for 6.30pm start. Run ~11km via Shaws Ridge, with options to shorten or lengthen the route. Headtorches kinda necessary. Limit: 8. Map: Springwood.
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WalkID: 1984
8 Jun (Mon) 2015: DUMBANO TUNNELS (E-M-Exp, wet feet) Explore the upper section of Dumbano Creek and possibly Steam Ridge. The creek is a short distance from the fire trail so an easy walk in. The top section of Dumbano creek is a labyrinth of narrow slots and side creeks. If we have time, we'll continue on to the ridge to the north where there are views over the pagoda maze. If you're on the Holt's Heaven walk on Sunday, camp overnight with us somewhere away from the trail bikers! Limit: 5. Map: Wollangambe.
WalkID: 790
8 Jun (Wed) 2011: HAT HILL/BALD HEAD/BENNETT LOOKOUT (E-M) An easy paced walk on tracks, (some rough), mostly through forests. The magnificent views of the Grose Gorge and Hanging Rock only come into sight during the final fifty metres. Limit: 16. Map: Mt. Wilson.
WalkID: 2304
8 Jun (Wed) 2016: MOUNT BANKS TRAVERSE (H) A 50 Peaks Walk. Ascend Mt. Banks, traverse over both summits, then drop down to Explorers Range and traverse across the face. Home via the Northern Spur. Exposure and some rock scrambling. Limit: 8. Map: Mt. Wilson. Peaks bagged: 1
WalkID: 2733
8 Jun (Thu) 2017: PEMULWUY (M) BIKE RIDE No. 33 - Pemulwuy-Fairfield-Lake Moore Circuit A 4.5hr bike ride, suitable for road bikes, utilising mostly cycleways and minor roads. Morning tea 1/2 hr will be by the water (nearby tuck shop has drinks only) and lunch 1 hr will be in a Park so please bring both with you. Limit: 15. Map: Penrith.
WalkID: 1346
8 Jun (Sat) 2013: THE LOST WORLD (M) A leisurely paced walk on tracks about 7 klms with 470 metres of ascent & descent. Descend Martin's Lookout and cross Glenbrook Creek. We shall then detour to the rock that has the 23rd Psalm etched on it. Retrace our steps to the track junction and commence the steep climb up to the Lost World where we shall enjoy splendid views whilst eating lunch. Return along the same route. Limit: 12. Map: Springwood.
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WalkID: 2422
9 Jun (Thu) 2016: GLENBROOK (M) Cycle from Woodford to Glenbrook along the Oakes Fire Trail a distance of approx. 35 klm. Some steep sections. Bring morning tea and we will have lunch in the park at Glenbrook. Limit: 15. Map: penrith.
WalkID: 3056
9 Jun (Sat) 2018: LAWSON (E) Empire Pass Walk. This is a guided bushwalk with Ken. It includes deep shaded rainforest, gorge-book ended by stunning waterfalls. This walk is a morning walk and is combined with Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre. Limit: 21. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 1367
9 Jun (Sun) 2013: LEURA (E) Induction Talk & Walk. The compulsory induction talk for prospective members, followed by a pleasant walk on some of the lesser known tracks between Leura Cascades and the Three Sisters - 6-8km.(call to book from Wednesday 17 April) Limit: 12. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 1181
9 Jun (Sat) 2012: LEURA CASCADES AMPHITHEATRE, LEURA FALL, JAMISON L (E-M) A leisurely paced on track walk of approx. 6km with around 300m descent/ascent. Enjoy tumbling cascades then descend to base of bridal falls. Climb up through amphitheatre and admire soaring cliff faces. Walk through beautiful forests to junction of Jamison lookout. Here we will detour and descend to view Leura Falls off beaten track. Not sign posted and seldom visited despite being one of major waterfalls in Blue Mountains. This is followed by SLOW PLOD up many stairs back to vehicles at Jamison lookout. Please phone before 7pm. Limit: 12. Map: Katoomba.
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WalkID: 3079
9 Jun (Sat) 2018: LOCKLEYS PYLON AND DU FAURS BUTTRESS (E-M) A leisurely paced walk on tracks to one of the best lookouts in the Mountains. About 8km with one short 80 metre descent & ascent. The plateau is severely exposed in windy weather so there is a need to be prepared for that possibility. Limit: 10. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 3043
9 Jun (Sat) 2018: NEPEAN RIVER PENRITH (E, kayak) A leisurely paddle up the Nepean river to Euroka and return 12km. Please bring morning tea and lunch. Limit: 8. Map: Penrith.
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WalkID: 1179
9 Jun (Sat) 2012: ROYAL NATIONAL PARK (E-M) Palm Jungle Loop Track - Starting from Garawarra Farm (around 1 kilometre south-west of Governor Game Lookout), take the track to Burning Palms. Take the right fork towards Burning Palms Beach. From here, climb gradually south (taking a detour along the way to see Figure Eight Pool, if you wish), up to the rocky outcrop of Werrong Lookout. At the lookout you can enjoy panoramic views of the south coast. Meet up with the Cliff Track, turn right and travel north through closed woodland to return to Garawarra Farm. This is the start of whale watching season, we may see some whales. Limit: 8. Map: Royal National Park.
WalkID: 524
9 Jun (Wed) 2010: TAHMOOR GORGE (E-M) A walk of 8 to 10 klms through this beautiful gorge near Bargo, just an hour\'s drive south. See Mermaid Falls and Pool and Pencil Falls. Limit: 15. Map: From Yvonne .
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WalkID: 1956
9 Jun (Tue) 2015: WENTWORTH FALLS TRACK MAINTENANCE (E) A trial morning session (9.30 to 12.30) to commence a new combined SBC/NPWS volunteer maintenance activity to trim back overgrown vegetation, clear drains and remove litter on tracks commonly used by the club. Arthur Henry, the local NPWS ranger will be present and NPWS will provide morning tea, tools and equipment. You will need to wear suitable clothing and bring gardening gloves. You will have the opportunity to put forward any ideas about which paths (whether Upper or Lower Mountains) would benefit from attention in the future, and how often the activity should be scheduled etc. Limit: 20. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 2744
10 Jun (Sat) 2017: BLACKMANS CROWN (E-M, some off-track) Blackmans Crown is on the Castlereagh Highway just south of Capertee. There is a climb up a track to a level below the Crown, then sidle around pagodas and an optional final climb up a slot to the top. Bring morning tea and something for lunch in case we are back late. About 5-6 km, some moderately steep. Limit: 20. Map: Capertee.
WalkID: 3011
10 Jun (Sun) 2018: EXPLORING WILDERNESS SOUTH OF SOUTH SPRINGWOOD (M-H-Exp, Scrub,Cliffs) CANCELLED temporarily Leader recovering from a cold. Resurrected from previously cancelled. Sassafras Gully, Kangaroo Saddle, 500m west along Sassafrass Ridge firetrail then descend via the south flowing creek to Glenbrook Creek. Immediately replenish the visitor book at ‘Club Med’ of the north running opposite tributary. Ascend the creek and climb the north facing middle spur, then make our way to spot height 384 then descend back to Glenbrook Creek. Return via Victory and Wiggins tracks. 9km and three 200m ascents ditto descents. Big local exploratory. Limit: 8. Map: Springwood.
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WalkID: 1180
10 Jun (Sun) 2012: ROYAL NATIONAL PARK (E-M-Exp) Uloola Track - This path travels from Waterfall Station to Audley, through heathlands and woodlands and past Uloola Falls. We\'ll take a short side track leading to Peach Trees Trig Station, which offers views out over the Hacking River valley. 10km, all on track, thanks to RNP for the walk description! This is a new walk for the leader, but RNP has tracks everywhere. Limit: 12. Map: Royal National Park.
WalkID: 2935
10 Jun (Sat) 2000: SCORPION HILL LOOP (M-H-Exp, scrub, scrambling) date updated JL 2019-05-27 CANCELLED to attend another event. Leave cars at and a short car shuffle from Murphys Glenn, cross Bedford Creek and replenish visitor book at Scorpion Hill, follow Notts ridge, via interesting saddle and sugarloaf hill to 'club med' on Bedford Creek and then return via Bedford Creek fire trail. Two river crossings, scrub and possible cliffs. 10km This walk is on the program again as the original walk was cancelled Limit: 8. Map: Katoomba.
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WalkID: 2702
10 Jun (Sat) 2017: WENTWORTH FALLS (M) Cancelled do to weather. Limit: 12. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 233
11 Jun (Thu) 2009: Elphinstone Plateau (E, E) Starting at the Bonnie Doon track, easy, no hurry, some steep and loose track Limit: 8. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 788
11 Jun (Sat) 2011: EVANS CROWN (E-Exp) Exploratory day if the ground is dry; if wet we shall do the usual circuit. An easy paced walk on tracks and through trackless open forests. Scramble about on huge granite boulders, visit caves and wander through superb forests. Just wander where it looks interesting. No lunch at Tarana Pub this year, so bring your own to eat on the hill. Limit: 16. Map: Tarana.
WalkID: 931
11 Jun (Sat) 2011: FRASERS CREEK, WINMALEE (E-M) Frasers Creek runs between Winmalee and Yellow Rock, it passes through beautiful rainforest and into the Nepean river. The walk is about 10km return with a 120 metre climb to lunch at Yellow Rock lookout. Limit: 10. Map: Springwood.
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WalkID: 2374
11 Jun (Sat) 2016: GENOWLAN MOUNTAIN (M-Exp) A 50 peaks walk!! From our camp at Airly Gap we climb Genowlan Mountain and bag Airly Turret on the way to Genowlan Trig (1040 m). That's about 4 km mostly on tracks and gravel roads. From here there is optional exploration of pagodas and cliff lines to the SE. After that we return to Genowlan Road to visit the Grotto, Keats et al's "Ultimate Slot" and their "Airly Turret Slot" on our way back. Mostly on track again, optional scrambling and exploring. Track notes to be provided. A slow trip of only about 7 - 8 km with some steep climbs. Bring ample water, lunch and drinks and snacks for stops. Limit: 15. Map: Glen Alice, Keats & Fox track notes. Peaks bagged: 2
WalkID: 2376
11 Jun (Sat) 2016: GLEN DAVIES (M-H) Coinslot canyon. Short dry canyon,may get wet feet or worse. 4-5 abseils up to 30 mts The walk for this canyon starts in the valley with a scramble up through the cliff line. At the end of the canyon its down hill all the way back to the car. Must have some abseiling exp and your own gear including helmet. $5 rope fee applies. This date coincides with the Airley car camp and the leader and a few others will be camping there, others can travel from the mountains on the morning for a possible 10 am atart Limit: 8. Map: Coorongooba.
WalkID: 1622
11 Jun (Wed) 2014: LEURA CASCADES/LEURA FOREST/JAMISON LOOKOUT (M) A leisurely paced walk on tracks visiting Bridal Veil Falls and the seldom visited Leura Falls (no signpost), we then descend to the Water Board Road for a magnificent view of the cliff line above Leura & Katoomba. From here we make our way up to the Federal Pass Track and walk to Leura Forest then exit via Jamison Lookout Track, thus avoiding the herds of tourists on the Dardanelle\'s Track, about 10 kl with around 500 metres of descent & ascent, phone before 7:00pm please. Limit: 12. Map: Katoomba.
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WalkID: 3073
11 Jun (Mon) 2018: LINDEN RIDGE EXPLORATORY CONTINUATION (M-H-Exp, scrub cliffs?) A big long weekend holiday bush excursion. Descend the Jennings track to Linden Creek and make our way down stream to the first western tributary and thence navigate upstream to the four way creek junction. See the huge tree stump and the occupation shelter, the waterfall and the micro canyon. Continue further upstream following the tributary which flows from the north. This is an amazing area - well worth the visit - includes a natural tunnel and incredible sandstone formations. Once we gain Linden Ridge we may chose to circumnavigate the lower edge of the rock outcrop complex centred around spot height 538, searching for cave art. Return by making our way back along the Linden Ridge and the Jennings track. Approx 15km with approx half off track and two 150m climbs. Limit: 8. Map: Springwood.
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WalkID: 2745
11 Jun (Sun) 2017: MT AIRLY (E-M-Exp, off-track) Walk along old tramway from our Airly Gap camp to the Torbane Creek lookout. Then off-track south onto the Airly plateau and skirt deep canyons and many pagodas as we head back to the east to an old roadway. Follow this NE and find our way down a canyon back to the Airly Gap road and our camp. Bring morning tea and lunch. Should be back by mid-afternoon, about 10 km, possibly some scrambling. Limit: 20. Map: Glen Alice.
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WalkID: 1988
11 Jun (Thu) 2015: PENRITH (E) Cycle from Glenbrook to the Nepean River then onto the White Water stadium for morning tea. After morning tea cycle over to the Regatta centre then onto Lewers Gallery for lunch and then return to Glenbrook a distance of approx. 50klm. Mostly road riding and cycle paths. Limit: 20. Map: penrith.
WalkID: 2727
11 Jun (Sun) 2017: WINMALEE-GROSE HEAD SOUTH- YELLOWMUNDEE (M-Exp, Scrub, Cliffs?) Whitecross Road Car park, Blue Gum Swamp Fire Trail, Bee hive hill, Sharpening grooves, GroseHead South, Unnamed ridge directly south of river gauge, across the fault saddle, spot height 314 and possibly 214 to waiting cars at the Hillcrest road track head. Limit: 8. Map: Penrith.
WalkID: 2429
12 Jun (Sun) 2016: AIRLY VILLAGE NEAR CAPERTEE (E) Walk the Airly tramway to the lookout over Torbane Creek. Visit remnants of miners cottages and cave houses on the way. Slow pace with lunch at lookout. Limit: 8. Map: Glen Alice.
WalkID: 1347
12 Jun (Wed) 2013: MEDLOW BATH CIRCUIT (E-M) A leisurely paced walk on tracks (some seriously overgrown, a few fallen trees may require crawling under) about 6 klms with 200 metres of ascent and descent. Expansive views of the Megalong Valley. Descend superb ancient stone staircases and a ladder then traverse a narrow track below soaring cliffs to the Coliseum. Limit: 12. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 2370
12 Jun (Sun) 2016: MOUNT AIRLY (M-H) A 50 Peaks Walk!! This is for people booked on Frank's Airly weekend. From the campsite at Airly, we'll head up through the pagoda maze, to top out on Airly. Home via the Peace Pagoda and the Green Canyon. Off-track and steep. Limit: 10. Map: Glen Alice.
WalkID: 457
12 Jun (Sat) 2010: PAGODA TRACK/GLOW WORM TUNNEL (E-M, E-M) An easy paced walk on tracks, about 12 klms. Stroll through open forest with splendid views of Pagodas and sweeping views of the Wolgan Valley. At the Western end of the Glow Worm Tunnel we shall take a short detour into a pleasant canyon. We shall then walk through the Glow Worm Tunnel where a torch is ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY. At the conclusion of the walk if time and the inclination of the group permit we could make a quick visit to Noble Canyon. Limit: 16. Map: Ben Bullen.
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WalkID: 2432
13 Jun (Mon) 2016: BLACKMANS CROWN (E-M-Exp) From Mt Airly campsite on the way home we will park at the Pantoney Mountain look out on the main Mudgee Road. Cross the road and head south to pick up the spur and then make our way to the top of this cliff ringed imposing mountain. Good views assured. 100m climb and approx 2km if straightforward Limit: 8. Map: Ben Bullen. Peaks bagged: 1
WalkID: 488
13 Jun (Sun) 2010: BOARS HEAD (H, H) 5 abseils, 1 of 50 metres. Some exposure and the famous "Bottomless Traverse". Great views and an easy walk out via Devils Hole. Experienced abseilers only. B.Y.O. all gear, plus helmet. Rope fee applies. Limit: 8. Map: Katoomba.
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WalkID: 1930
13 Jun (Sat) 2015: DEVILS HOLE/NELLIES GLEN (M) A leisurely paced walk on tracks. About 9 km with 750 metres of descent & ascent. Descend a very steep rocky gorge passing under a huge chockstone then continue descending through a beautiful forest to the valley floor, cross over Devils Hole Creek and then up many steps to Nellies Glen. Please book via the website. Limit: 10. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 286
13 Jun (Sat) 2009: Porters Pass - Walls Ledge - Centennial Glen (E-M, E-M) An easy pace on tracks. Splendid views of soaring cliffs along Colliers causeway and expansive views of the Kanimbla valley. Visit 'the Grotto' to view a waterfall. Limit: 20. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 1141
13 Jun (Wed) 2012: SLACKS STAIRS, WENTWORTH PASS (M) A leisurely paced walk on tracks; about 6km with 400m descent/ascent. Descend the Grand Staircase at Slacks Stairs and continue down to the foot of Wentworth Falls, then traverse across the hillside to the Valley of the Waters. We pass several beautiful waterfalls as we slowly plod up many steps back to our cars. Please phone before 7pm. Limit: 12. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 1907
13 Jun (Sat) 2015: THE FLYING CARPET (M-H-Exp) This walk is thanks to Michael Keats. Out near Carne Creek, the Flying Carpet is a suspended ledge half way down the cliffs. Great views, with some exposure. Limit: 12. Map: Cullen Bullen.
WalkID: 521
13 Jun (Sun) 2010: VICTORY TRACK (E-M, E-M) Sunday morning stroll sampling the delights of this rainforested Faulconbridge classic walk. Option to visit Numantia Falls and some heritage features. Springwood for coffee/ late lunch afterward. Suitable for those who wish to use public transport. Otherwise car shuffle. Limit: 12. Map: Springwood.
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WalkID: 3085
14 Jun (Thu) 2018: AGNES BANKS (M) Ride to Agnes Banks, first ride to White Water Centre for coffee. Then continue along to Cranebrook Road. From there cycle back roads, parallel to Castlereagh Road, to the northern end of Richards Road at Agnes Banks and return 25km loop, round trip flat, bitumen roads. Bring lunch to stop on the way, coffee again back at Nutrition Centre Lambridge Place off Andrews Road. Then return to Glenbrook. 50km road bikes. Limit: 10. Map: Springwood.
WalkID: 1598
14 Jun (Sat) 2014: B TO B PART 6 (M) Botany Bay N.P. Capt. Cook's landing place, Cape Baily, then Boat Harbour to Cronulla. Pleasant, historic walk with whale watching and finish off with the best fish and chips in Sydney at South Cronulla. Some beach walking; 15km in all. We WON'T be washed out this time!!! As days are shorter, we'll drive to Cronulla and take the bus to Kurnell, so transport needed!!! PRECEDENCE GIVEN TO THOSE DOING THE WHOLE THROUGH WALK!!! Limit: 12. Map: Sydney's Best Harbour and Coastal Walks.
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WalkID: 1689
14 Jun (Sat) 2014: BLACKHEATH (E) National Parks and Wildlife Service Upper Mountains & Glenbrook Bushcare and Trackcare Volunteers: You are invited to an afternoon of celebration and information in acknowledgement of your valuable contribution to conservation, hosted by Upper Mountains Area, Blue Mountains National Park, at Blue Mountains Heritage Centre Theatrette, Govetts Leap Rd, Blackheath 2785. A great chance to connect with your fellow volunteers and hear about their projects. Lunch will be served. Threatened Species Research presentations by Arthur Henry (Ranger for the Jamison Valley) and Ian Brown (ecologist and photographer). Numbers needed for catering purposes by 29th May. FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.NATIONALPARKS.NSW.GOV.AU OR CALL 1300 361 967 Limit: 0. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 571
14 Jun (Mon) 2010: CARLON'S FARM TO CLEAR HILL RETURN (M-Exp) Exhilarating day walk from Green Gully to Clear Hill via Taros Ladder & return same way. Spectacular views over Lake Burragorang, Wild Dog Mountains & Kanangra. 600m ascent. (7m ascent spikes/rungs but alt. route avail. for those not wanting to climb ladder) Limit: 8. Map: Jenolan/ Jamison.
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WalkID: 2649
14 Jun (Wed) 2017: GLENBROOK (E) Week 7 of Plant Propagation Course run by TAFE and NPWS need food and water for the day Limit: 15. Map: Penrith.
WalkID: 1623
14 Jun (Sat) 2014: GOLDEN STAIRS/RUINED CASTLE (M) A leisurely paced walk on tracks, descend the Golden Stairs then wander along a gentle track through a superb forest before climbing up an eroded track to the Ruined Castle for stunning views of the Jamison Valley, 10:5 kl with 567 metres of descent and ascent. Slow Plod mode will be used going up the Ruined Castle and the Golden Stairs, phone before 7:00pm please. Limit: 12. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 602
14 Jun (Mon) 2010: KANANGRA WALLS (M) Dione Dell canyon. Some experience of abseiling necessary and should have your own kit. Could be useful to wear neoprene socks in your volleys for the walk along Upper Christys Creek. Plenty of slippery rocks if wet. Limit: 4. Map: Kanangra, Yerranderie.
WalkID: 1509
14 Jun (Sat) 2014: ZORRO CANYON (M) 4kms round trip. Short dry canyon, could get wet feet. 2-3 abseils up to 40 meters plus a tricky climb down.Exit up another canyon.Nice pagodas on the way out. Must have own gear. Rope fee apllies Limit: 8. Map: Cullen Bullen.
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WalkID: 2418
15 Jun (Wed) 2016: ALIDADE HILL (H-Exp) The second search for Major Clews' 1926 'Flour Cave' above the Colo gorge, and while we're at it a bagging of Alidade Hill (alas not a mountain, but it should be). Off-track, possible minor scrambling. Start and finish from the Canoe Creek trackhead. (a 50 peaks walk) Limit: 5. Map: Colo Heights. Peaks bagged: 1
WalkID: 1701
15 Jun (Sun) 2014: BELANGLO STATE FOREST (E-M, 4. Rogaine. ) Annual Paddy Pallin rogaine. Belanglo SF is just W of Moss Vale. 6 hour event commences at 0900, but you ought arrive by 0700 so as to plan a strategy. You can camp there overnight. Further details are to found here - http://nswrogaining.org/AboutEvents/Events/14PP/14PP.htm Limit: 5. Map: Supplied, with all Northings and Eastings removed!.
WalkID: 1348
15 Jun (Sat) 2013: GLASTONBELL ( PRIVATE PROPERTY) THE LONG WALK/THE (M) Spectacular Caves, magnificent forests, the track has not been maintained for 5 years, so lots of scrambling over and under fallen trees and other bush litter and sometimes navigation is tricky, but I have last years walk stored in my GPS. 6:7 klms with 370 metres of ascent & descent, plus this year we have to walk in from the Bells Line of Road, so all up about 9 klms. Limit: 12. Map: Mount Wilson.
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WalkID: 1436
15 Jun (Sat) 2013: GREEN GULLY (E) This is an activity run by NPWS. Tree and native plant planting.This is an ongoing activity that has involved members of the club over the past years. We have been planting,protecting and maintaining an area of degraded land near Dunphy's car park and camping ground. The area has magnificent views. The area is worthwhile and contributes to the club's profile with National Parks.You will need to bring work gloves,food and drinks. Limit: 0. Map: Jenolan.
WalkID: 1337
15 Jun (Sat) 2013: MCLEAN PASS-STARGATE TUNNEL-MT. DAVIDSON AND RETUR (M-H) This walk is on the divide between the Capertee and the Wolgan, so the views are magnificent. We'll walk out across the pagodas to Nipple Rock, then check out The Pondage. After exploring the area, return the same way. No huge ascents; some off-track and can be scratchy. Approx. 12klms. Limit: 10. Map: Cullen Bullen and Ben Bullen.
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WalkID: 2742
15 Jun (Thu) 2017: PENRITH (E) Cycle from Glenbrook to the White Water stadium for morning tea and then over to the Regatta area returning to Glenbrook for lunch in the park. Approx 40 klm in distance Limit: 15. Map: Penrith.
WalkID: 598
15 Jun (Tue) 2010: THE OAKS FIRE TRAIL (M-H) 6.11pm train from Glenbrook to Woodford, then a run of 27km. Before you punch the air, pack ya headtorch. Limit: 8. Map: Katoomba, Springwood, Penrith.
WalkID: 3044
16 Jun (Sat) 2018: BEROWRA WATERS (M-H, kayak) POSTPONED DUE TO HIGH WINDS Paddle out to Crosslands Reserve and beyond, with the tide both ways approx. 20km. Please bring morning tea and lunch. Limit: 8. Map: UBD.
WalkID: 2990
16 Jun (Sat) 2018: BRUCES WALK (M) Lawson to Blackheath; this walk was constructed by NSW's railways at a time when railways were interested in getting people to use their transport to go walking. The walk goes through some delightful glens, with some of the original railings and furniture in place. Long forgotten, Jim Smith revived interest in this walk in the 1980's, so come along and enjoy some of your history. Some ups and downs! Limit: 12. Map: Katoomba.
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WalkID: 1461
16 Jun (Sun) 2013: GLENBROOK (M) 50th Paddy Pallin Rogaine - A great 6 hour event a fun way to brush up your navigation skills or learn more about it, it\'s held locally this year and there are lots of checkpoints and routes to suit all skill levels and fitness. Come and enjoy a fun day out, entries close this Sunday so please let me know asap if you\'d like to form a team. Entry is $58 or $37 concession. Limit: 8. Map: Penrith.
WalkID: 1443
16 Jun (Sun) 2013: GROSE RIVER ATCHINSONS GULLY (E-M-H, Steep scrub rock hopp) Fire trail jaunt to Faulconbridge Point and then retrace our steps for a short time. Then head off track and steeply descend to briefly explore the best and biggest pool complex on the Grose River. Rock hop downstream and then ascend via the Grose River track and return along the Faulconbridge Point fire trail. 13.5 km fire trail. 2km track and 2km off track. Limit: 8. Map: Springwood Kurrajong.
WalkID: 3075
16 Jun (Sat) 2018: INDUCTION TALK AND WALK (E-M) Spend about 90 minutes after lunch learning about how to get the most benefit from Springwood Bushwalking Club and safe bushwalking. We will have a short tea break and then do a 5km bushwalk. It involves descending 200m into Sassafrass Gully and then walking the rainforest path along Sassafrass Creek and later ascending the steep in sections Wiggins track. Will include a short semi-tracked section to visit Stratton's Ampitheatre and the mystery stone cross. All members are welcome to come along for the walk and/or the talk. Limit: 8. Map: Springwood.
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WalkID: 2424
16 Jun (Thu) 2016: NARROW NECK. KATOOMBA. (M-H) Cycle from Katoomba station along Cliff Drive and Narrow Neck fire trail, a distance of approximately 23klms, 46klms return. Some steep hills, loose gravel and sandy fire trail. Bring morning tea and lunch. Limit: 8. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 1113
16 Jun (Sat) 2012: PORTERS PASS/WALLS LEDGE/CENTENNIAL GLEN (E) A leisurely paced walk on tracks with splendid views of soaring cliffs along Colliers Causeway and expansive views of the Kanimbla Valley. Visit \"The Grotto\" to view a waterfall. Possible close up views of climbers on Walls Ledge. About 8 km with some small hills. Phone before 7pm please. Limit: 20. Map: Katoomba.
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WalkID: 2693
17 Jun (Sat) 2017: BEROWRA WATERS (H, Kayak) Paddle 20 km out to Bar Island and return. Experienced sit in kayakers only. Bring lunch, snacks, P.D.F. and spray skirt. Limit: 8. Map: Hornsby.
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WalkID: 1982
17 Jun (Wed) 2015: DINNER AT ELEVATION 867 Join us for a degustation dinner (that's a 7-course menu of very special food) - at elevation 867 - which is the restaurant at Wentworth Falls TAFE. Cost is $45 which includes a drink on arrival (extra charge for drinks with dinner, I think). Pre-dinner drinks will begin at 6.45pm. This is a food and fashion event, hosted by students of the Hotel Management Institute and is an opportunity for students from different disciplines to exhibit their skills and creativity. Local businesses also showcase their products. (In case you're wondering, the food is organised by a real chef and is usually excellent). We have to book by 10th June, so please let me know promptly if you're interested.
WalkID: 2722
17 Jun (Sat) 2017: FORTRESS RIDGE (M) This is one of our favourite walks in the mountains because of the great views especially at the end of the ridge where we have lunch. This is an 8km tracked walk with not too many ups and downs so there is plenty of time to take in the views. Limit: 8. Map: Katoomba.
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WalkID: 1920
17 Jun (Wed) 2015: GLENBROOK (E-M) ABORIGINAL SITES. Walking out to Euroka Clearing, then across to Breakfast Creek, then around to Red Hands Cave, and out to Glenbrook Creek and cars. All tracked but some over grown. About13km. One short steep section. Limit: 8. Map: Penrith.
WalkID: 2999
17 Jun (Sun) 2018: KEDUMBA PASS TO LEURA CASCADES (M/H) Walk from Kings Tableland to Leura via Kedumba Pass and the Jamison Valley. Approx. 700m descent/ascent on fire trails and well formed tracks. Impressive forests and outstanding views of Mount Solitary and the Three Sisters. Car shuffle involved. This is a training walk for those coming to Nepal in November, but others are welcome to come. Limit: 12. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 2698
17 Jun (Sat) 2017: LAWSON MAVIS WOOD HALL - TRIVIA NIGHT (E, Social) Trivia night to raise money for the Blue Mts Refugee Support Group I'm running this night as I did last year when both Greg and Diana came and thought it a great night. Entry cost is $25. Night includes trivia rounds [all in fun], work sheets and lots of fun games and activities. Also stuff for sale through a silent auction. Tea and coffee provided and there will be a supper break. BYO alcohol. Make up a table of 6 to 10 or come as an individual or couple. Email me for payment details and to book a table. Limit: 100. Map: none.
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WalkID: 1690
17 Jun (Tue) 2014: NORTH HAZELBROOK SWAMP (E) Help remove a biodiversity of weeds encroaching on this wonderful swamp.This is a new swamp for the Swampcare Program. Located on Rocklea Street, north of the urban area. 9am - 3pm. Lunch & morning tea provided. Bookings needed by 11th June. Limit: 0. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 1433
17 Jun (Mon) 2013: WESTERN ESCARPMENT (E-M, Bicycle) Cycle ride. Bell - Hartley Vale - Browns Gap - Hassans Walls - Lithgow. Fantastic vistas at this time of day, at this time of year. 24km. No shame if you have to walk Browns Gap. Please be aware that it is all public road, and that we are cycling in a 100km/h zone for a couple of km. Limit: 15. Map: Lithgow.
WalkID: 2739
18 Jun (Sun) 2017: GLENBROOK NAVIGATION RECKIE (M-Exp, scrub) Join me to check out the area between Pisgah Ridge and Breakfast creek. The plan is to park at the Pisgah Ridge carpark, follow the ridge north east, descend a side creek to Breakfast Creek, ascend the next ridge to the Pisgah Ridge firetrail, looking for suitable navigation challenges. This will be the next SBC nav training course. Half day, 8:30 am start. Limit: 8. Map: Penrith.
WalkID: 2718
18 Jun (Sun) 2017: LAPSONE ZIG-ZAG (E-M) Walking from Lapstone Hotel car park, we skirt Glenbrook Lagoon, look over Lennox Bridge, and take bush tracks to Margie's and Elizabeth Lookouts. Then a long descent to beneath the amazing sandstone Knapsack Bridge, and up to the zig-zag for a detailed account of the engineers' difficulties in 1850 in getting trains up the east side of the mountains. We follow part of the formation and take roads back to the Hotel for a low-cost pub lunch (optional, of course). Limit: 20. Map: Penrith.
WalkID: 1996
18 Jun (Thu) 2015: MT VICTORIA (M) Cycle ride from Mt Victoria to Springwood via the off-highway route. Approximately 50 km if you go all the way (there are railway stations if you have had enough). Mountain bike recommended, although road bikes might survive. Various terrains, gravel, concrete, bitumen. The ride will take you along the Council's new bike path from Medlow Bath to (almost) Katoomba. Whole trip could be done very fast in two and half hours, but I will estimate three and a half to four hours, depending who is the slowest rider. Limit: 16. Map: Street directory.
WalkID: 2331
18 Jun (Sat) 2016: NOBLE CANYON, GLOW-WORM TUNNEL (E) An easy paced walk, mostly on tracks. Wander through Noble Canyon, a dry canyon. Reach your arms out and touch both sides of the canyon walls, with sensational cliffs overhead. Spectacular views of the Wolgan Valley. Photographers: very dim light in the canyon. After returning to our cars we'll take a short drive to walk a km or so to the Glow Worm Tunnel where a torch is ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL!!! Leaving the tunnel we'll wander through another short canyon before rejoining the main trail back to the cars. 4WD may be required if it's been raining. Merryn C and Selena W selenaestelle@bigpond.com Limit: 12. Map: Cullen Bullen.
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WalkID: 1662
18 Jun (Wed) 2014: NPWS - GROSE VALLEY SIGN INSTALLATION (M) This is a full day & involves walking in along Govetts Creek with NPWS staff & helping with totem installation at 5 different locations. Signs are being slung into spot by helicopter. NPWS will provide morning Tea & lunch. Full safety briefing will be undertaken by Park Air. All volunteers will need to have a current NPWS Volunteer Agreement in place. This can be done on the day. More details available for those interested. Limit: 8. Map: .
WalkID: 2308
18 Jun (Sat) 2016: WHALE WATCHING (M) Whale watching from Sydney Harbour's Headlands, with fish and chips to finish. Limit: 12. Map: Harbour and Coastal Walks,Katrina O.
WalkID: 591
19 Jun (Sat) 2010: BLACKHEATH (E-M, Push Bike ride) This is a great bike ride starting Blackheath railway station out to Shipley down into Kanimbla Vally into Hartly and back to Mt. Victoia via the railway. Brillant views all along the way. This is one of my many favorite rides it takes about 3 to 4 hours only about 2 km of road with cars the rest is no traffic. Limit: 10. Map: Hampton, Hartley, Katoomba and Mt. Wilson.
WalkID: 487
19 Jun (Sat) 2010: CONSTANCE GORGE (M, M) Last year the walk went, but we didn't. (A bug from our Grandson). In via the Tiger Snake track, then thru the gorge to the crest of the ridge where it meets with Zobel Gully. May get wet feet. Limit: 10. Map: Mt. Morgan and Cullen Bullen .
WalkID: 2345
19 Jun (Sun) 2016: WINMALEE TO YARRAMUNDI (M-H-Exp, Scrub) From Whitecross Road fire trail to pick up the watershed ridge between Shaw and Lynches creek. Follow the winding ridge to emerge opposite the Yellowmundee park sign at the base of the twisty bit of Hawkesbury Road. Car shuffle required. Approx 10 untracked kilometres. Limit: 8. Map: Springwood.
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WalkID: 1934
20 Jun (Sat) 2015: Fortress Ridge, Leura (E) Fortress Canyon exit Lookout - Dr Dark\'s Cave This 10km walk has a few interesting lookouts and a little bit of history in Dr Dark's Cave Limit: 10. Map: Katoomba.
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WalkID: 1931
20 Jun (Sat) 2015: GOLDEN STAIRS/RUINED CASTLE (E) A leisurely paced walk on tracks, descend the Golden Stairs then wander along a gentle track through a superb forest before climbing up an eroded track to the Ruined Castle for stunning views of the Jamison Valley, 10:5 km with 567 metres of descent and ascent. Slow Plod mode will be used going up the Ruined Castle and the Golden Stairs. Please book via the website. Limit: 10. Map: Jamison.
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WalkID: 569
20 Jun (Sun) 2010: GOSFORD (E-M) 47TH Paddy Pallin 6 Hour Rogaine: Needed team members for this year's Paddy Pallin. Great opportunity to learn/sharpen the navigational skills & have fun. Beginners welcome. Course set to cater for all levels of ability and enthusiasm. Max ascent 240m. The tracks take you past some awe-inspiring views from massive rock slabs. Will travel up & camp Friday night. Fees Apply. Limit: 8. Map: TBA.
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WalkID: 448
20 Jun (Sun) 2010: KING'S CAVE PHIL T's Come and help us celebrate our esteemed leader\'s 75th birthday; lunch in King\'s Cave.\"Jokes\" a-plenty??? Please ph.for more detail and things to bring. Map: Katoomba
WalkID: 222
20 Jun (Sat) 2009: Mount Piddington Circuit (E-M, E-M) Help me celebrate my birthday. An easy paced walk on tracks. Wander through an historic region whilst enjoying beautiful forests, soaring cliff faces and panoramic views of the Kanimbla Valley. (Short Car Shuttle) Limit: 20. Map: Mount Wilson.
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WalkID: 231
20 Jun (Sat) 2009: WINTERMAGIC FESTIVAL Join in the vibrant celebrations of the winter solstace and soak up the magic at one of Australia's biggest street parties of the year. Hightlights include the 'big parade' live entertainment throughout the day, leading up to the fireworks display from the roof of the Carrington at 6pm. But wait there's more - ALL THIS FOR FREE! Just bring your sense of spirit (bottled or otherwise) and imagination and enjoy it with friends. Map: Katoomba
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WalkID: 1840
21 Jun (Sun) 2015: A BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE TO PHIL T. (E) Lockley\'s Pylon and the Pinnacles. This is a walk Phil loved, so come along, enjoy the bush and bring some food to share for a picnic lunch and some favourite memories and stories. Limit: 35. Map: Mt. Wilson.
WalkID: 1704
21 Jun (Sat) 2014: SYDNEY HARBOUR (M, 3) Grand tour of lower Sydney Harbour and various heads. Sea-kayak/SUP trip. Clontarf - Manly Scenic Walk - Quarantine Beach - Sydney Heads - Watson\'s Bay - Clifton Gardens - Balmoral - Spit Bridge - Clontarf. 20km. In theory it will mainly be a X-wind all day for us; there are many bail-out options. Alternate no.1 - If the S wind is too cold, but the sea-state is flat, recommend Little Manly to Cabbage Tree Bay (Shelly Beach) via North Head sea cliffs and walk back for the car. 9km paddling one-way. Alternate no.2 - If weather is poor, recommend sheltered paddling Tunks Park boat ramp at Northbridge to headwaters of Middle Harbour and return. 4.5hrs at most. Limit: 8. Map: .
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WalkID: 3086
21 Jun (Thu) 2018: TOONGABBIE DISTRICT (M) BIKE RIDE- LOOP No. 9 - Kings Langley, Rouse Hill, Kellyville A 5 hr circuit following bike paths suitable for road bikes. Morning Tea will be by a small lake (please bring your own as there is no Cafe) and Lunch will be at Norwest Lakes (restaurant meal). Limit: 15. Map: Penrith.
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WalkID: 2006
21 Jun (Sun) 2015: WILD DOG MOUNTAINS (H, VH) Celebrating the solstice with a training workout for the Navshield. Round trip from Dunphy carpark, including a complete traverse of the Wild Dogs. About 27km. Limit: 6. Map: Jenolan.
WalkID: 1448
22 Jun (Sat) 2013: CALLENDINA LOOP (M-H-Exp, Scrub cliffs) This walk is a second attempt after the original planned adventure was postponed on the 20 and 21 April due to inclement weather.Early start from Linden past Mount Twiss with along an old fire trail. Cross Dawes saddles and descend 200m into the Callendina Loop to camp on Lawson Creek (10km tracked and 6km trackless). On Sunday continue down Lawson Creek to ascend the spur at the junction of Dawes and Lawson Creeks then return via the fire trail (5km trackless and 10km tracked). Views, rainforest and wilderness for experienced walkers Limit: 8. Map: Katoomba, Springwood, Kurrajong, Mt Wilson.
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WalkID: 2419
22 Jun (Wed) 2016: DEEP PASS - RAILMOTOR RIDGE (H-Exp) An almost-solstice walk. A fast-paced day out from Deep Pass in search of, as surveyor Clews put it, 'a really beautiful cave, the best I’ve ever seen and I’ve camped in a lot of caves while in the Blue Mountains area'. Off-track. Climb Mount Norris - a 50 peaks walk. Limit: 5. Map: Rock Hill. Peaks bagged: 1
WalkID: 1624
22 Jun (Sun) 2014: HOURN'S POINT / REINIT'S PASS/PULPIT ROCK (M) A leisurely paced walk on tracks, my traditional birthday walk, wander through an historic region whilst enjoying beautiful forests, soaring cliff faces and panoramic views of the Kanimbla Valley we shall also take a short detour to visit The Bushrangers Cave. About 10 km with around 300 metres of descent and ascent, phone before 7:00pm please. Limit: 12. Map: Mount Wilson.
WalkID: 604
22 Jun (Tue) 2010: MURPHY'S FT (M-H) 25km run at night. 6.27pm train Woodford to Wentworth Falls then along Murphy's FT to Bedford Ck under the gibbous moon - ought to be good on the exposed Williams Ridge! May take a taxi for the first 5km due to highway status. Limit: 8. Map: Katoomba, Jamison.
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WalkID: 2743
22 Jun (Thu) 2017: PEMULWUY (M) Bike Ride Circuit No.33 - Pemulwuy Lake Moore Fairfield A 4.5 hr circuit suitable for road bikes using cycleways and minor roads. Bring Morning Tea (by the water) & Lunch (in a Park) Limit: 8. Map: Penrith.
WalkID: 1425
22 Jun (Sat) 2013: TARANA - OBERON - TARANA (E-M, Bicycle) Bicycle ride. Tarana - Honeysuckle Falls Rd - Mt Olive church site - The Meadows - Oberon - Hazelwood - Mutton Falls - Tarana. A pub lunch in Oberon after cycling beneath the granite of Evans Crown, then passing by a forlorn graveyard and abandoned railway. Bleak. Meet 0900 at Tarana rail station. 50km Limit: 15. Map: Tarana, Oberon.
WalkID: 1349
23 Jun (Sun) 2013: HOURN'S POINT/REINIT'S PASS (E-M) A leisurely paced walk on tracks, my traditional birthday walk. Wander through an historic region, visit a Bushrangers Cave, so bring a torch, enjoy beautiful forests, soaring cliff faces and panoramic views of the Kanimbla Valley. About 10 klms with 300 metres of descent & ascent. Limit: 12. Map: Mount Wilson.
WalkID: 3045
23 Jun (Sat) 2018: LANE COVE TO FIGTREE BRIDGE (E, kayak) A leisurely paddle from the Lane Cove National Park with the tide to Figtree Bridge and return. Please bring morning tea and lunch. Limit: 8. Map: UBD.
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WalkID: 2428
23 Jun (Thu) 2016: LEURA (M) Mt. Hay, Leura.(M) Cycle (+ lunch) from Katoomba station cycle on sealed road approx. 6km then 13kms on gravel to car park at Mt Hay walk. Suitable for MTBs; expect some hills, loose rocky & sandy surfaces. Return to Bramah Kumaris (BK) Mediation Centre for delicious vegetarian 2 course lunch, tea/coffee & tour of centre & grounds ($10). Those who wish to only ride the seal as far as the BK Centre are welcome to join us, as are those who wish to drive in for lunch. Be there by 12.45pm for lunch at 1pm, worth the trip! Ride with a difference. Acceptances required by Tuesday 21st, please. Mob 0411405896; 4751 9998 Ride back after lunch to Leura Station about 4km. Limit: 10. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 1108
23 Jun (Sat) 2012: LOST CITY (E) A leisurely paced walk wandering amongst spectacular pagodas. Walking mostly on animal pads or pushing through low scrub. (This is an astonishing area of great beauty where we will be able to celebrate Phil\'s 77th Birthday). This event is dependent on large 4 x 4 vehicles. Phone before 7pm please. Limit: 12. Map: Lithgow.
WalkID: 495
23 Jun (Wed) 2010: Mt. MOUIN (M, M) This walk is in the Wilddogs, a nice walk along a fire trail to warm up for the climb and back the same way, the views are breathtaking from the top of Mt. Mouin, we shall have coffee and scones back at the Megalong cafe. Limit: 12. Map: Jenolan.
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WalkID: 3088
23 Jun (Sat) 2018: NAVIGATION PRACTICE 1 (E-M, off track, scrub) Want to learn more about navigation? Bring a compass (map supplied) and learn how to navigate without a GPS (but we'll have one, just to check how good we are). We'll start on the Blue Gum Swamp area - and won't cover more than a couple of km. You should be back just after lunchtime (unless we get lost of course!). Limit: 8. Map: Springwood.
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WalkID: 3072
23 Jun (Sat) 2018: NAVSHIELD - ONE DAY EVENT (E-M-H-Exp, self paced) This is the more sensible Navshield event - one day. You still need to be there Friday night, but this will finish 7:30 Saturday. You don't have to win, but you will learn to navigate. All have the same chance to practice navigation (or learn new skills). We have a team of 2, join us. For more info, register and pay online at https://www.bsar.org.au/navshield/ Limit: 20. Map: unknown.
WalkID: 1459
23 Jun (Sun) 2013: NEPEAN RIVER (M, Kayak) 16km Penrith Weir to Yarramundi bridge. There are options to conclude at Emu Plains (4km), and Castlereagh (10km). The section between Emu Heights and Devlin Road is serene. Any paddle craft welcome. Don\'t bring your new kevlar ocean-ski due to shallow water, ie.; gravel races, and very short stretches of grade 1 moving water throughout; you should wear a helmet. Leader has a spare complete kayak kit. Limit: 15. Map: Any street directory.
WalkID: 2989
23 Jun (Sat) 2018: SUNNYSIDE POINT AND WOLGAN PINNACLE (M) Gardens of Stone at its best! Views and stone pagodas all day. A 10klms. walk which will take you into another world. No tracks, but little scrub and great views into Wolgan Valley. Limit: 12. Map: Cullen Bullen.
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WalkID: 1142
24 Jun (Sun) 2012: BLACKTOWN WORKERS CLUB Sunday Buffet Luncheon. Enjoy fresh prawns, mussels, fried fish, grilled fish, roast meats, vegetables, salads and lots more plus a vast array of desserts. This is excellent value for money. $18:00 Seniors, $20:00 Adults. Please phone before 7pm. Map: Gregory
WalkID: 2696
24 Jun (Sat) 2017: BMNP GLENBROOK. (E-M) Walk out to Euroka from The Causeway and then to The Ironbarks, on to the Red Hands Cave circuit, and back to the cars. Limit: 12. Map: Penrith.
WalkID: 2313
24 Jun (Fri) 2016: COOKS LOOK (E-M) A 50 peaks walk. For those on the Lizard Island trip, climb to the summit of the island. See the view that Captain Cook saw on his first voyage to Australia - a stupendous view over Lizard Island and the lagoon, with the outer reef on the horizon. Day trippers welcome, especially if you come in your own boat! Limit: 8. Map: none available. Peaks bagged: 1
WalkID: 3089
24 Jun (Sun) 2018: FAULCONBRIDGE (E-M) A leisurely Sunday morning walk between Faulconbridge and Springwood on the popular, well established Victory Track. About 6 kms with one or two steep spots. Limit: 8. Map: Springwood.
WalkID: 3087
24 Jun (Sun) 2018: FAULCONBRIDGE HALF DAY ADVENTURE EXPLORE (M-Exp) Peggy's pool down stream through the magnificent mini blue gum forest, up to Grose Road then down the unexplored gully to Paul's Pool. Back to Adeline avenue via known track Short car shuffle. 5km with two 150m ascents Limit: 8. Map: SPRINGWOOD .
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WalkID: 1987
24 Jun (Wed) 2015: MOUNT VIC FLICKS Come and support Nepal and see the movie SEA TO SUMMIT. Bookings ASAP as it is filling fast. Concession $5 and other $15. Starting at 7p.m.
WalkID: 2629
24 Jun (Sat) 2017: WHALE WATCHING AT BOTANY BAY N.P. (E-M) BOTANY BAY N.P. Great walk along the cliffs to whale watching platforms. We'll check out the wildlife, then head along the coast, past Boat Harbour to Cronulla. Some on sand; 12klms. Limit: 10. Map: Sydney.
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WalkID: 2746
24 Jun (Sat) 2017: WISEMANS FERRY (H, Kayak) Paddle up Webb's Creek and return, 25 km. Sit in kayaks only. Bring morning tea, lunch and P.F.D. Limit: 8. Map: St Albans.
WalkID: 2307
25 Jun (Sat) 2016: DONKEY MOUNTAIN (M-H) A 50 Peaks Walk!!! A traverse North-South. Rock pagodas, canyons and some tricky route finding, with rock scrambling and a few narrow ledges. A very exciting day with Mt. Wolgan to climb as well!!! Limit: 12. Map: Ben Bullen. Peaks bagged: 2
WalkID: 2007
25 Jun (Thu) 2015: FAULCONBRIDGE (E) Cycle from Faulconbridge to Faulconbridge Point and return. This is a well-know track, and relatively easy for mountain bikes or hybrids. Road bikes with suitable tyres have been known to make it. Bring morning tea. Limit: 15. Map: Springwood.
WalkID: 833
25 Jun (Sat) 2011: GRAND CANYON (E-M) An easy paced walk on tracks. This track is temporarily open until the NPWS receives their next allocation of funds, so don't waste this opportunity. Limit: 16. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 847
25 Jun (Sat) 2011: MALAITA POINT ABSEIL TRIP (H) A short, but spectacular day. 7 abseils, up to 40 metres, but minimal exposed scrambling and the abseils are clean and dramatic. Abseil gear and helmet required. Rope fee applies. Experienced people only. Limit: 8. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 817
25 Jun (Sat) 2011: MARTINS LOOKOUT TO LOST WORLD LOOKOUT (E-M) The creek level on 5 March prevented this walk from proceeding as originally planned so it\'s back on the program. This walk is an easy on-track meander down to Glenbrook Creek before gradually climbing up through pleasant forest for a number of views of the gorge. To return we\'ll follow a steep and rough track out of the valley. Limit: 16. Map: Springwood.
WalkID: 1625
25 Jun (Wed) 2014: PORTERS PASS/WALLS LEDGE/CENTENNIAL GLEN (E) A leisurely paced walk on tracks. We enjoy splendid views of soaring cliffs along Collier\'s Causeway and expansive views of the Kanimbla Valley. Visit \'The Grotto\' to view a waterfall. About 8 kl with some small hills, phone before 7:00pm please Limit: 12. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 240
25 Jun (Thu) 2009: TWO MINES, A SWAMP AND A HEAD (E-M, E-M) This is a MID WEEK WALK THURSDAY. Drive and then walk to the first mine, then drive and walk to a swamp, with a Aborginal site, then onto and down to the next mine, then up onto a head, with it's great views. Some on and off track walking. This is the first time in this area after the fires. Limit: 8. Map: Mt Wilson.
WalkID: 2332
25 Jun (Sat) 2016: Zig Zag Railway and Lithgow Dam (E-M) A leisurely paced walk on tracks and fire trails. About 9km with 300m ascent/descent. From the Zig Zag Railway we will descend a hill to bottom points station and walk a couple of kms along a dirt road. We'll then proceed a km or so past the original dam wall to Lithgow Dam before returning the same way. Merryn C and Selena W selenaestelle@bigpond.com Limit: 12. Map: Lithgow.
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WalkID: 2420
26 Jun (Sun) 2016: CULOUL RANGE DIATREME (H-Exp) Explore in and around a diatreme valley off the Culoul Range once used for grazing but now forgotten. Search for cultural sites in the vicinity. Off-track. Scrub hopefully not too bad due to fires in recent years. Could be held on the 25th as an alternative, depending on interest. Limit: 5. Map: Six Brothers.
WalkID: 928
26 Jun (Sun) 2011: INSPECTION GLENLEIGH HOUSE, REGENTVILLE (E) An internal inspection of one of the most imposing buildings in the Penrith district. Commences 2.00pm with a lavish coffee or tea, scones, cream and jam afternoon tea. Glenleigh House built 1880s by shipping merchant, James Ewan, who did a lot of charitable work. The unusual bricks were brought from England as ballast. Interior is magnificant with stencilled flowers, goldleaf and medallions in ceilings. Medallions suit the theme of the room. There are stained glass windows, cedar staircase and marble fireplaces. Bells to summon servants - who were treated well - are still intact. Leader has viewed this property recently. $13 per person, minimum 20 people. Limit: 25. Map: Penrith.
WalkID: 475
26 Jun (Sat) 2010: LOCKLEY PYLON/DU FAUR BUTTRESS/BLUE GUM FOREST (M, M) Drive to the Pinnacles Car Park then an easy paced walk over undulating ground to Lockley Pylon for superb views of the Grose Valley followed by a steep descent to the Blue Gum Forest. Long SLOW plod back up to Lockley Pylon then back to the cars. THIS WILL BE A LONG DAY so bring plenty of water. Do NOT sign up for this walk if you are not used to climbing a long steep hill. Limit: 8. Map: Katoomba and Mt. Wilson.
WalkID: 1350
26 Jun (Wed) 2013: VICTORY TRACK (E-M) A leisurely paced walk on tracks wandering through beautiful forests, then a slow plod out to Springwood, around 10 klms with 400 metres descent & ascent. Limit: 12. Map: Springwood.
WalkID: 527
26 Jun (Sat) 2010: WONDABYNE to PINDAR CAVE & RETURN (M, M) A brief train trip to Wondabyne station followed by a scenic return walk in the Brisbane Waters National Park. Views over Mullet Creek & Hawkesbury River. Great lunch spot.Approx 12 km return. Not a hard walk. Limit: 12. Map: Gunderman, Gosford..
WalkID: 577
27 Jun (Sun) 2010: COLO RIVER VIA BOORAI RIDGE (M) A day-walk in the heart of the Wollemi, featuring some of the best Colo gorge scenery. A biggish day out, involving 14 ks on track, and 500 metres down and up, BUT you’ll get to relax on the river for 2 or 3 hours. Limit: 8. Map: Six Brothers.
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WalkID: 1932
27 Jun (Sat) 2015: EVANS CROWN (E) An easy paced walk on tracks and through trackless open forests. Scramble about on huge granite boulders, visit caves and wander through superb forests. We will visit The Squeeze, Standley Chasm, Sourdough Rock, Split Rock and Balancing Rock, plus explore nooks and crannies. Just wander where it looks interesting. Please book via the website. Limit: 10. Map: Hampton?.
WalkID: 277
27 Jun (Sat) 2009: Faulconbridge (E-M, E-M) Beginner's abseil day - if you've never abseiled before, come along and learn the basics. If you need some practice you're also welcome to join in, and all helpers are welcome. Beg or borrow some gear, there's also some available for loan on the day, but you must bring a helmet (cycling helmet will do). Limit: 10. Map: Springwood.
WalkID: 204
27 Jun (Sat) 2009: GREEN GULLY (H, H) A PHIL ONLY WALK!! From Green Gully,over Mt.Tinpot,to Goolara Peak,down the northern spur,then cross the Cox's River at Flaggi Clear,then into Little River.Home via Galong Creek and Tinpot Hill.A LONG DAY!! Limit: 8. Map: Jenolan.
WalkID: 223
27 Jun (Sat) 2009: Kanangra Tops/Crafts Wall. (E-M, E-M) An easy paced walk on tracks. Meander along the cliff rim enjoying sensational views in all directions. Walk out to Smiths Pass and continue on to Crafts Wall before returning to the cars. No demanding grunts on this walk but the scenery more than compensates.(Car Pooling). Limit: 8. Map: Kanangra.
WalkID: 531
27 Jun (Sun) 2010: KEDUMBA CROSSING (E-M-Exp, steep) Explore the area around Kedumba Crossing, off Kings tableland. There is a steep climb down and back up, but this will be good training for Navshield. If possible, link up with the Solitary track, which may mean a bit of off track walking. Limit: 8. Map: Jamison.
WalkID: 1145
27 Jun (Wed) 2012: PAGODA TRACK/GLOW WORM TUNNEL (E-M) A leisurely paced walk on tracks; about 12km with 300m descent/ascent. Stroll through open forests with splendid views of Pagodas and sweeping views of the Wolgan Valley. At the western end of the Glow Worm Tunnel we shall take a short detour into a pleasant canyon then walk through the Glow Worm Tunnel where a torch is absolutely essential. We then traverse over a hill to reach the final steep uphill section back to our vehicles. This event is dependent on 4x4 or Subaru vehicles. Phone before 7pm please. Limit: 12. Map: Cullen Bullen & Ben Bullen.
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WalkID: 1909
27 Jun (Sat) 2015: THE CAVES OF CARNE CREEK (M-Exp) Within one kilometre of cliff, there are approx. 10 sizeable caves; some we have explored, others await a visit. Come and explore this interesting area with us. Limit: 12. Map: Cullen Bullen.
WalkID: 272
28 Jun (Sun) 2009: CYCLE WALLACIA TO BENTS BASIN AND LUNCH HOPEWOOD (E, E) This is a great cycling circuit. Follow Greendale Rd and Wolstenholme Drive to the unique Bents Basin where the Nepean River tumbles out of hte mountainns. After a walk to the inflow of the lake, we return along the Nepean Valley floor. 24 km. Finish with buffet lunch at the well known Peopewood Helath retrreat, cost $25. Limit: 15. Map: Penrith and Warragamba.
WalkID: 1595
28 Jun (Sat) 2014: PASSES OF NARROW NECK (H-Exp) A PHIL ONLY WALK. Coachwood Pass, the spiked tree in Mitchell Creek, to the real Rockpile Pass, which is NOT West of Red Ledge. Some exposure and a couple of tape assisted climbs. About 12klms.with no tracks and some scrub. Limit: 8. Map: Katoomba and Jamison.
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WalkID: 2719
28 Jun (Wed) 2017: SPRINGWOOD (E, Bike Ride) Short, easy ride on quiet back streets and return to Springwood for morning tea. Suitable for beginners or returning riders with road or mountain bikes. Limit: 6. Map: UBD.
WalkID: 1626
28 Jun (Sat) 2014: THE LOST WORLD (M) A leisurely paced walk on tracks 7 kl with 590 metres of descent and ascent. Descend Martins Lookout and cross over Glenbrook Creek then commence the steep climb up to the Lost World where we shall enjoy splendid views whilst eating lunch. Return along the same route, phone before 7:00pm please. Limit: 12. Map: Springwood.
WalkID: 1333
29 Jun (Sat) 2013: BARRENJOEY TO BELLAMBI 4 (M) The journey continues-----around Manly, Shelley Beach, North Head, then down to Manly wharf, where we will take a water taxi across to Watson\'s Bay, then walk South Head. Fish supper at Doyles, then ferry back to the quay. Will be a late finish. Allow about $20 for the water taxi. [Note change of date from Sat 20 Apr] Limit: 10. Map: Sydney.
WalkID: 1426
29 Jun (Sat) 2013: CENTRAL WEST (E-M-H, Bicycle) Bicycle Ride. 130km Capertee - Kandos - Glen Alice - Capertee. The other side of The Curtain. Meet in Capertee at 0700. You may wish to stay the night before in the Capertee area. Limit: 15. Map: Central West touring.
WalkID: 1351
29 Jun (Sat) 2013: DEVIL'S HOLE/NELLIE'S GLEN (M) A leisurely paced walk on tracks about 6 klms with 300 metres of descent & ascent. Descend a steep rocky gorge passing under a huge chockstone then continue descending through beautiful forests to the valley floor. Enjoy splendid views of the Megalong Valley whilst slowly plodding up Nellie's Glen back to our vehicles. Limit: 12. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 791
29 Jun (Wed) 2011: MEDLOW BATH CIRCUIT. SQUEEZE ROCK/COLISEUM (E-M) An easy paced walk on tracks, (some seriously overgrown) with expansive views of the Megalong Valley. Descend superb ancient stone staircases and a ladder, then traverse a narrow track below soaring cliffs to the Coliseum. Limit: 16. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 2748
29 Jun (Thu) 2017: MT VICTORIA (M) Mountain bike ride Mt Victoria-Mt York Road-Lawsons Long Alley- Hartley-Berghofers Pass-Mt Victoria. Maybe 4 hours. Bring morning tea, no shops except the Lolly Shop on GWH, and cafes at Mt Victoria. Lawsons Long Alley involves walking track and dirt road. The walking track is quite rideable, but some of you will walk anyway. Keen riders might like to ride home from Mt Victoria on or off the Highway. Limit: 16. Map: Hartley.
WalkID: 605
29 Jun (Tue) 2010: THE OAKS FIRE TRAIL (M-H) 5.47 train from Woodford to Glenbrook, then run 27km back to the car. Bring an empty backpack to put all the clothes in that you will peel off en-route. The waning moon may assist. Limit: 8. Map: Katoomba, Springwood, Penrith.
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WalkID: 1146
30 Jun (Sat) 2012: AUSTRALIAN MARITIME MUSEUM Titanic Exhibition. View relics, photographs, costumes worn during the making of the film and much more plus of course the usual exhibitions such as a Destroyer, Submarine, P.T. Boat, Pearling Lugger and heaps more. Bring lunch or eat at a nearby pub as your ticket allows for multiple entries. Seniors $10:00. Phone before 7pm please. Map: Gregory
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WalkID: 2431
30 Jun (Thu) 2016: BELLA VISTA AND GLENWOOD (M) BIKE RIDE - TOONGABBIE SHORTER CIRCUITS No.25 - BELLA VISTA, NORWEST, GLENWOOD This is the first in a series of rides taking 3.25 hrs in total and stopping for morning tea only at a cafe (1/2hr). These rides also start at 9.30am and have longer, straighter cycleways than my normal twisting 5hr circuits. Suitable for road bikes. Should be back to your car by 12.45pm..... Limit: 15. Map: Penrith.
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WalkID: 2008
30 Jun (Tue) 2015: MT SOLITARY (E-M, Steep climb) Training for the Larapinta trek in August - a fast paced walk to the top of Solitary and back again. If people are keen we can do the whole circuit and climb to Kings Tableland at the end. We'll make a decision at the top of Solitary if we plan to do the whole loop. Limit: 8. Map: Jamison, Katoomba.
WalkID: 1161
30 Jun (Sat) 2012: MT. BLACKHEATH-KANIMBLA VALLEY-THE SUGARLOAF PEAK (M) An interesting circuit walk, starting with an old pass off Mt. Blackheath to the valley, then climb the sugarloaf for lunch and home via Panorama Pt. to Hargreaves. Steep ascent and descent, some off track. Approx. 10km. Limit: 12. Map: Hampton.
WalkID: 2985
30 Jun (Sat) 2018: ROCK ISLAND (M) Out near the Glow Worm Tunnel, this is a pagoda wonderland, with tall forest, bare rock towers, narrow clefts and more. No tracks and no huge hills. Limit: 12. Map: Mount Morgan.
WalkID: 1388
30 Jun (Sun) 2013: VICTORY TRACK-FLORABELLA PASS (M) Mostly on track journey with no significant hills but involves a ladder, rainforest and some great spots to stop and reflect on the beauty of Glenbrook Creek. Public transport friendly and bring a shared morning tea to help celebrate presidential work force Independence Day Limit: 8. Map: Springwood Penrith .
WalkID: 3046
30 Jun (Sat) 2018: WINDSOR TO WISEMANS FERRY (H-VH, kayak) Fourth leg of a series of paddles over the coming months, starting at Lower Portland to best utilise the tides, 20 to 28 km depending on conditions. Please bring morning tea and lunch Limit: 8. Map: Lower Portland and Gunderman.