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Walks and Activities

NOTE:Due to current COVID-19 restrictions all public activities and meetings are suspended until further notice. The program is still shown because leaders will re-schedule if possible as soon as restrictions are lifted.

The listing below shows all club activities. Contact details for each activity are available to paid-up members after logging into the member area.

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WalkID: 3698
1 May (Fri) 2020: GLENBROOK (M) Blue Mountains National Park; Glenbrook weeding in the national park finding and removing invasive plants. This a combined activity with the NPWS. Limit: 14. Map: Penrith.
WalkID: 3751
2 May (Sat) 2020: EVANS LOOKOUT- GRAND CANYON- NEATES GLEN CIRCUIT (M) A wonderful circuit walk on a recently refurbished track. 350 m descent/ascent.6.5km This walk will really happen, it's no longer just a test! Car swap if we get enough people, otherwise we'll walk back to the start. Limit: 8. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 3756
3 May (Sun) 2020: SYDNEY - STREET MAP (E-M) GREAT NORTH WALK PART 1A (E-M, exploratory) This is the first in a series of walks to ultimately complete the Great North Walk to Newcastle. We will start from Circular Quay, take a ferry to Woolwich, then follow the Great North Walk through the streets of Hunters Hill and into the Lane Cove National Park. The walk is fairly level - highest point is 170m. Walking is on tracks. Overall Distance is about 20km. This walk should pass historic locations and heritage homes. Limit: 8. Map: Sydney Street Map.
WalkID: 3674
4 May (Mon) 2020: MAY'S GENERAL MEETING ( ) At Springwood Presbyterian Church hall. The authors of “Native Fauna of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area”, Judy, Peter and Kate Smith will speak about their book and also about the likely impacts of the current fires on the fauna of the Blue Mountains. Supper provided by Glen Walker Limit: 8. Map: .
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WalkID: 3768
6 May (Wed) 2020: WOODFORD (E-M) An easy half day walk: 5km approx: From NP gate along Murphys Fire Trail to a rock cave. Morning tea on a rocky outcrop above the cave, then a tour of Linda Rock on our way back to the cars. Bring morning tea. Limit: 10. Map: Jamison.
WalkID: 3735
9 May (Sat) 2020: KATOOMBA (H) CANCELLED. Katoomba Creek Remote. 8.30am - 5.00pm. Joint NPWS/BMCC activity. Continue the great work done by volunteers over 16 years in a remote section of Katoomba Creek. Bush regeneration and bushwalking experience are essential. It will involve off-track walking and wading along the creek. Numbers are limited. Morning tea and lunch provided. Book by Thursday 30th April with Grant on 0499 699 150 or grant.purcell@environment.nsw.gov.au. Limit: 8. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 3759
10 May (Sun) 2020: NEPEAN RIVER CASTLEREAGH (E, Kayak) A leisurely paddle along the Nepean river 10 km return. Please bring morning tea and lunch. Limit: 8. Map: Penrith.
WalkID: 3721
14 May (Thu) 2020: HIGHLIGHTS OF MT. VICS WALKING TRACKS (M) Little Zig Zag will take us to Reinits Pass and Wilsons Glen; then along to the Sundeck Cave and Mt. Piddington. Home via Coxs Cave and Fairy Bower. On tracks, with one moderate climb and views all the way. Limit: 12. Map: MT. WILSON.
WalkID: 3736
15 May (Fri) 2020: MT VICTORIA (M) CANCELLED. Headwaters of the Grose River Remote. 9.00am - 4.00pm. Spend some time exploring the headwaters of the Grose River. We will be continuing from previous work to stop the weed invasion further downstream and into the swamp. Be prepared for the possibility of wet feet. Morning tea and lunch provided. Book by Thursday 7th May with Grant on 0499 699 150 or grant.purcell@environment.nsw.gov.au. Limit: 8. Map: Mt Wilson.
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WalkID: 3776
16 May (Sat) 2020: KATOOMBA ABSEILING TRIP (M) We will do the abseils of Africa and Kilimanjaro. Bring abseiling gear. Limit: 5. Map: Katoomba.
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WalkID: 3773
16 May (Sat) 2020: SOUTH SPRINGWOOD CULTURAL EXPLORATION (M-H-Exp, Scrub, Cliffs?) Sassafrass Gully then ascend via the knife edge ridge to inspect carvings at Kangaroo saddle. Cross Sassafrass Ridge fire trail and explore the north facing upper reaches of the unnamed short creek directly to the south. Make our way down the creek to a rock platform with numerous sharpening grooves. Cross an amazing natural stone bridge and make our way past a small waterfall and the boulders of the rainforest gully to the junction with the Victory Track. Return via Sassafrass Gully..hopefully just after lunch. 7km with 2km off track. Two 200m ascents and descents. Limit: 6. Map: Springwood .
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WalkID: 3769
17 May (Sun) 2020: LYCON PLATEAU (E-M-Exp, off track) Explore the Lycon plateau without the scrub. Should be only a half day, back around lunchtime. Halfway to Lockley's Pylon, there appears to be a track across Walford Gully, and along the ridge on the northern side of the Gully and possibly to the cliff edge. Evidence of the track may or may not be there after the fire, but it's guaranteed to be easier than it was last year. We may or may not find spectacular views at the end. Backup plan is to continue down Walford Gully to find a way into the little canyon that appears to be there. Warning - you will come back covered in charcoal and we may not find anything. Early start to make sure we get a parking spot at the Pinnacles. Limit: 6. Map: katoomba, Mount Wilson.
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WalkID: 3796
19 May (Tue) 2020: ABSEILS AT KATOOMBA (M) Postponed from Sat. Africa and Kilimanjaro. FULL Limit: 5. Map: Katoomba.
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WalkID: 3785
20 May (Wed) 2020: WARRIMOO (E) WALK FULL An easy half day walk to Warrimoo Lookout: Approximately 4.5km: A nice start to walking again after the CORVID shut down. The walk is on a fire road so we will not have any difficulty in keeping a social distance. From the end of Rickard Road Warrimoo we will start the walk, taking a side trip to an unnamed lookout with a view down Long Angle Creek, then on to Warrimoo Lookout for morning tea. Bring morning tea. Limit: 10. Map: Springwood.
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WalkID: 3795
21 May (Thu) 2020: OLYMPIC PARK (M) Bike Ride. Toongabbie to Olympic park along the Parramatta River. Return by the same route. Mostly cycle paths with a few quiet roads and a few footpaths on busy roads. 45 km round trip. Morning tea at Parramatta cafe and lunch at Rhodes on Homebush Bay - buy it or bring your own. Limit: 10. Map: Gregory.
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WalkID: 3789
22 May (Fri) 2020: GOOCH'S CRATER, WOLLANGAMBE AREA (E-M) DATE CHANGE DUE TO RAIN We will walk in from the north, about 2km, to the "crater" and spend some time exploring this fascinating area. We might pagoda hop to the Wollangambe River (another 1km each way) if the group is so inclined. Limit: 8. Map: Wollangambe.
WalkID: 3777
23 May (Sat) 2020: LEURA FOREST (M) Historic walk via Fern Bower. Lovely waterfalls, with lots of steps, but the forest is wonderful! Limit: 10. Map: Katoomba.
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WalkID: 3775
24 May (Sun) 2020: GROSE HEAD NORTH (H-Exp, Scrub, Cliffs?) Avoca Vale. Ascend Patterson Hill for visitor book updating. Ascend to Grose Head North for visitor book placement, this time going to the right of the cliff face. Early start for a big day out. 12km with total ascent and descent around 600m each. Exploratory for most of the way. Limit: 6. Map: Kurrajong.
WalkID: 3798
24 May (Sun) 2020: SASSAFRAS GULLY SPRINGWOOD (E-M) INTRODUCTION WALK AND TALK - Prospective members: This is our introduction to the Club and safe bushwalking practices. Come on an easy-medium entry level standard walk down Sassafras Gully, to the pool at the junction of Sassafras and Glenbrook Creeks. Return will be via The Wiggins Track up to Yondell Rd. In all a 5 km walk with 200m descent and ascent. Rainforest with some rough sections of track. The walk will include stops where we will go over items in the introduction course. About 3.5 hours or a little more. Full members are invited to come along and will be very welcome. Limit: 8. Map: Springwood..
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WalkID: 3794
25 May (Mon) 2020: RADIATA PLATEAU-MEGALONG HEAD (M) Just behind Explorers Tree, Radiata Plateau has just been purchased by NPWS, so come and see why! Tracks and great views into the valley, with lots of history. Limit: 10. Map: Katoomba.
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WalkID: 3797
26 May (Tue) 2020: LAWSON (E) A leisurely circular walk of 3km on the south side of Lawson to see 4 waterfalls including Adelina and Fairy Falls. Bring morning tea. Limit: 10. Map: Katoomba.
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WalkID: 3801
27 May (Wed) 2020: BLUE MOUNTAINS (H) Mountain biking. Katoomba to Penrith, with options to join or leave en-route. 0621hrs Katoomba station - Narrowneck - Cliff Drive - 1130hrs Wentworth Falls shops - Lincolns Rock lookout - Ingar Trail - Bedford Creek Trail - speed-reading class at Woodford Community Library fridge - 1400hrs Woodford rail station - 1730hrs Glenbrook shops - Mitchells Pass - Yandhai Nepean Crossing - Penrith. Several bail-out spots accessible to rail stations. 100km, with 1400 metres of climbing. Limit: 3. Map: google is your friend.
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WalkID: 3791
27 May (Wed) 2020: SUN VALLEY (E) WALK FULL: An easy half day walk: 5km: From Sun Valley we will walk out and back on a very level fire road following Valley Heights Creek as far as the Fitzgeralds Creek Ford. The valley has an abundance of tall eucalyptus trees. Bring morning tea. Limit: 10. Map: Springwood.
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WalkID: 3806
28 May (Thu) 2020: PENRITH (E) Cycle from Glenbrook to the White Water area for morning tea then to the Regatta area and back to Glenbrook to have lunch in the park approx 50klm Limit: 10. Map: Penrith.
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WalkID: 3788
28 May (Thu) 2020: ROBERTS PASS-GLADSTONE PASS (M) WALK FULL Two historic passes near Fairmont Resort, Leura. We will descend Roberts and ascend Gladstone; both moderate grade. Beautiful forest and ferns, but can be wet underfoot. Limit: 10. Map: Katomba.
WalkID: 3792
30 May (Sat) 2020: MT VICTORIA (M) Ikara Head,Girraween Cave and perhaps to Asgard swamp depending on the the fitness and interest of the walkers. This walk has great views and is relatively easy as there are tracks for most of the walk. You will need to bring Morning tea, lunch. Also bring your own medication and first aid requirements. As this walk will be during the pandemic please bring your own PPE as required and sanitizer. Limit: 8. Map: Mt Wilson.
WalkID: 3804
30 May (Sat) 2020: FOUR WATERFALLS AND VARIED HERITAGE OF LAWSON (M-Exp, old golf balls, dog p) This walk has it all. Somers St Historic site (it is on the Topomap - I have no idea what it is). Cataract, Junction and Adelina Falls, old Golf course. Lawson cemetery. Dalek? Yes if it is still there.... Coffee stop. Historic building heritage. Fredricka Falls, Lissegang bands shown and explained. Beautiful swamp track, The Blue Mountain, Phallus stone arrangement and kangaroo carving. Sydney rock. 10km with 3km off track and 2km on track. Rest is walking on streets. No big hills. Limit: 8. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 3746
30 May (Sat) 2020: MAGDALA CREEK/SASSAFRAS GULLY (M) Park at Picnic Point and walk down the Magdala Creek Track past all the waterfalls to Glenbrook Creek at Perch Ponds, then up the creek to the Big Pool for lunch. Exit via Victory Track and Sassafras Gully. Limit: 12. Map: Springwood.
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WalkID: 3778
31 May (Sun) 2020: EXPLORING SOUTH OF SOUTH SPRINGWOOD (M-H-Exp, Scrub, Cliffs?) Sassafras Gully, Kangaroo Saddle, thence 500m west along Sassafrass Ridge firetrail before our descend via the south flowing creek to Glenbrook Creek. Immediately replenish the visitor book at ‘Club Med’ which is the north running opposite tributary. Ascend the spur just to the west,then make our way to spot height 384 and descend back to Glenbrook Creek. Return via the Victory and Sassafrass Gully tracks. 9km and three 200m ascents and ditto descents. Big local exploratory. Limit: 8. Map: Springwood .
MEETING
WalkID: 3675
1 Jun 2020 (Mon) 2020: JUNE'S GENERAL MEETING ( ) At Springwood Presbyterian Church hall. Speaker TBD. Supper provided by Bazz Watson and Shelley Buckland. Limit: 8. Map: .
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WalkID: 3799
3 Jun (Wed) 2020: WINMALEE (E-M) An easy half day walk: Approx: 5km: We will walk a fire trail that will descended to a tributary of Fraser Creek. The Fraser Creek Valley has some magnificent trees. In following the fire trail we will pick up the Yellow Rock Creek Trail and follow it to the end. We will return the same way. Bring morning tea Limit: 10. Map: Springwood.
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WalkID: 3699
5 Jun (Fri) 2020: BLUE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK AT GLENBROOK (M) Activity CANCELLED till further notice Blue Mountains National Park at Glenbrook. Weeding in the national park finding and removing invasive weeds. This is a combined activity with NPWS Limit: 14. Map: Penrith.
WalkID: 3761
5-8 Jun (Fri-Mon) 2020: MT AIRLY VIA CAPERTEE (E-M-Exp) WALK FULL Car camp at Mt Airly. Day walks from camp with various leaders and grades. Camp in Mugii Murrumban SCA in a grassy area below pagodas on Mts Airly and Genowlan. Bring everything but pit toilets provided. Camp ovens and good fires in the evenings. Two separate groups of 10 with proper distancing for all activities. Limit: 10. Map: Glen Alice.
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WalkID: 3779
7 Jun (Sun) 2020: LINDEN RIDGE EXPLORE (M-H-Exp) Jennings link track, cross Linden Creek, leave the link track to make our way to the occupation shelter and thence the beautiful cave complex. Continue west, climbing the western most tributary of the creek system onto Linden Ridge. Explore further to the west around the cliff labelled 46r and return via the link track. 14km mostly off track with two 250m ascents and descents. Limit: 6. Map: Springwood .
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WalkID: 3781
7 Jun (Sun) 2020: NEPEAN RIVER - ERSKINE CREEK (H, Kayak) Nepean River starting from Penrith to Erskine Creek and return. 25km. Must have own kayak and PFD. Bring morning tea and lunch. 8.30 start from Tench Reserve. Limit: 8. Map: Penrith.
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WalkID: 3770
9 Jun (Tue) 2020: BEROWRA WATERS (E, kayak) A leisurely paddle to Crosslands Reserve and back to Berowra Waters with the tide 10 km return. Please bring morning tea and lunch. Limit: 8. Map: Cowan.
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WalkID: 3808
10 Jun (Wed) 2020: WOODFORD (E-M) A half day walk: 5km: The Transit of Venus Track – Woodford: Edith, Hazel and Mabel Falls. Return the same way. Bring morning tea. Limit: 10. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 3723
11 Jun (Thu) 2020: ANOTHER SIDE OF MT. VIC. (M) A little history and a fairly level walk into an area which is rarely seen. We'll walk out to the cliffs for morning tea before walking back close to Coxs Rd. across the mountains. Limit: 12. Map: MT. WILSON.
WalkID: 3743
13 Jun (Sat) 2020: BATTLESHIP TOPS (M) An explore; sandstone area of cliffs, caves and pagodas; a chance to explore without the thick scrub. Off-track walk and you may get a little black. Limit: 12. Map: Jamison.
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WalkID: 3772
13 Jun (Sat) 2020: LAKE LYELL (H-Exp, Kayak) A 25 km paddle around Lake Lyell and up the Cox's River. Please bring morning tea and lunch. Limit: 10. Map: Lithgow.
WalkID: 3780
14 Jun (Sun) 2020: LINDEN RIDGE EXPLORE 2 (M-H-Exp, Scrub, Cliffs?) Exploration continues. Jennings link track, Linden Ridge Track. Explore interesting rock outcrops around spot height 548 and return. Two 250 ascents and descents. Approx 13km. Limit: 6. Map: Springwood .
WalkID: 3793
17 Jun (Wed) 2020: MT IRVINE (M) Tesserlated Tesselated Pavements. We recently visited this area. The track has been burnt but somebody has gone in re flagged the track and cut down hazardous trees. The views make the long drive worthwhile. We would like to explore an extensive rock platform beyond the pavement. There appears to be a way down to that level. Please bring Morning tea and lunch and your own first aid kit. We assume the pandemic will be on going so we shall have to comply. Limit: 8. Map: Wollangambe.
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WalkID: 3790
18 Jun (Thu) 2020: FERN BOWER - FEDERAL PASS, LEURA (M-H) From Solitary Restaurant, descend into the valley through the delightful Fern Bower. There are many steps, which need to be climbed on the way back up. Although I climb fairly slowly, consider this when booking on this walk. Depending on the group, we may go to Leura Forest and return, or to the base of Giant's Staircase and return via Dardanelle's Pass. Limit: 8. Map: Katoomba.
WalkID: 3742
20 Jun (Sat) 2020: GEORGES RIVER NAT. PARK AND SURROUNDS (E) Lime Kiln Bay, Oatley Park and Bush Park. Discover this riverine landscape in S.W. Sydney; waterbirds, wetlands and walking tracks. A relaxed wander through some parks we don't often visit. Also time to visit Sylvan Grove Native Garden. Limit: 12. Map: Georges River N. P..
WalkID: 3774
21 Jun (Sun) 2020: ERSKINE CREEK (M-H-Exp) This walk encompasses the best of lower Erskine Creek. Jack Evans Track, Cross Erskine Creek, Ascend spur hopefully and cross the ridge. Descend to Dadder Cave, thence down stream to the Big Pool, Lincoln Creek, Monkey Ropes Creek, Attic Cave. Replenish two visitor books. A classic lower Blue Mountains walk with a bit of exploration thrown in. Dry weather only. Short car shuffle. If rocks are damp an equivalent walk will be arranged. Limit: 6. Map: Penrith.
WalkID: 3786
25 Jun (Thu) 2020: BEST OF SHIPLEY PLATEAU (E) 2 great lookouts, on a short but interesting walk. Wonderful views and some interesting history thrown in. Limit: 10. Map: MT. WILSON.
WalkID: 3724
27 Jun (Sat) 2020: CAVES OF MT. VIC. (M) There are 55 sandstone caves in Mt. Vic. On this short tour, we'll discover quite a few. On track, with no huge hills, in the Mt. Piddington area. Limit: 12. Map: MT. WILSON.
WalkID: 3803
27 Jun (Sat) 2020: SASSAFRAS GULLY SPRINGWOOD (E-M) INTRODUCTION WALK AND TALK - Prospective members: This is our introduction to the Club and safe bushwalking practices. Come on an easy-medium entry level standard walk down Sassafras Gully, to the pool at the junction of Sassafras and Glenbrook Creeks. Return will be via The Wiggins Track up to Yondell Rd. In all a 5 km walk with 200m descent and ascent. Rainforest with some rough sections of track. The walk will include stops where we will go over items in the introduction course. About 3.5 hours or a little more. Full members are invited to come along and will be very welcome. Limit: 8. Map: Springwood..
WalkID: 3783
2 Jul (Thu) 2020: JINKI RIDGE AND MINE (M) Just off the Bell road is a land of pagodas and an unburnt rainforest gully, with an historic coal mine. We'll explore this beautiful area and check the pagodas out on the way. Some off-track and scrambling near the mine. Limit: 6. Map: MT. WILSON.
MEETING
WalkID: 3676
6 Jul 2020 (Mon) 2020: JULY'S GENERAL MEETING ( ) At Springwood Presbyterian Church hall. Speaker TBD. Supper provided by Rae Gooch and Lyn Clarke Limit: 100. Map: .
WalkID: 3787
16 Jul (Thu) 2020: CENTENNIAL GLEN-FORT ROCK-WALLS LEDGE (E) An interesting circuit walk with lots to see. On tracks, with some steps. Limit: 10. Map: MT. WILSON.
WalkID: 3739
18 Jul (Sat) 2020: LOOKOUTS OVER NEPEAN GORGE (M) Quiet area, with river views and wildflowers. No huge hills. Visit Rileys Mountain, Mulgoa Trig and The Narrows Lookout. Approx. 13km, on track. Limit: 12. Map: Penrith.
WalkID: 3745
23 Jul (Thu) 2020: BRIDGE-BRIDGE (E) Emu Plains to Penrith; a classic fitness walk along the Nepean River; approx. 6klms. on level ground. Historic buildings, Old Wool Store and more, with morning tea to start and lunch by the river at the finish. Limit: 12. Map: Penrith.
WalkID: 3741
25 Jul (Sat) 2020: EVANS CROWN (M) A Nature Reserve to our West, with a granite area of tors. We'll walk up the track and explore this beautiful area; maybe see echidnas. We have seen an Albino one here before; also, some wallabies. Limit: 12. Map: Tarana.
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WalkID: 3771
25 Jul (Sat) 2020: NORTH RICHMOND (VH, kayak) Kayaking from North Richmond to Windsor and return. 30 plus km. Please bring morning tea and lunch. Limit: 8. Map: Kurrajong.
WalkID: 3784
1 Aug (Sat) 2020: THE BARNACLES AT BELL (M) We've been here a few times and explored some areas, but much remains terra incognita now, after fires. There's less scrub, but more black, so we'd like to push across to the highest pagodas on the range. Some scrambling and no tracks. Limit: 8. Map: MT. WILSON and WOLLANGAMBE.
MEETING
WalkID: 3677
3 Aug 2020 (Mon) 2020: AUGUST'S GENERAL MEETING ( ) At Springwood Presbyterian Church hall. Speaker TBD. Supper provided by Paul Daley and Sue Armstrong. Limit: 100. Map: .
WalkID: 3501
8-31 Aug (Sat-Mon) 2020: PARKS OF QLD; A CAMPING SAFARI (M) Along the dividing range in Qld. is a heap of Nat. Parks; some large and others tiny. Some celebrate moist forests, ancient relict species of ferns and volcanic peaks, while others have sandstone cliffs; see outback Australia, beyond the Black Stump. We'll start at the border with Girraween, then Bunya, Glasshouse Mtns.,Cania Gorge, Isla Gorge, then further North to Blackdown Tablelands and finish at Carnarvon Gorge. Camping and cabins, with 3 night stays and walking from the base camps. FULL Limit: 8. Map: Nat. Parks of Qld..
WalkID: 3807
15 Aug (Sat) 2020: ABOVE COLO GORGE (M-Exp) From a side trail of the Grassy Hill fire trail, ridge walk off track out towards Little Pass. From there take in spectacular views of Tambo Crown and some of the best of the Colo Gorge, see how fire has treated the area and reconnoiter for a proposed later walk. 4WD appreciated about 8-9km total ~150m height to gain. Limit: 6. Map: Colo Heights.
WalkID: 3802
29 Aug (Sat) 2020: NEPEAN RIVER MENANGLE TO CAMDEN (H-Exp, Kayak) Kayaking from Menangle to Camden and return 30km with portage. Limit: 8. Map: Camden.
WalkID: 3740
5 Sep (Sat) 2020: GULLIES AND CREEKS OF THORNLEIGH (M) Follow the headwaters of Berowra Creek down through sheltered gullies and along heath covered ridges. Beautiful Blue Gums and Angophoras. 11 klms. on tracks. Limit: 12. Map: Hornsby.
MEETING
WalkID: 3678
7 Sep 2020 (Mon) 2020: SEPTEMBER'S GENERAL MEETING ( ) At Springwood Presbyterian Church hall. Speaker TBD. Supper provided by Maria Morales. Limit: 100. Map: .
WalkID: 3782
12 Sep (Sat) 2020: GOOCHS CRATER AND HOLTS HEAVEN (M) An area rich in pagodas, that can take days to explore. We'll check out Holts Heaven, then head out to the crater, where we can explore a habitation cave, a small canyon and amazing plant forms. Some rock scrambling and off-track. Limit: 10. Map: Wollangambe.
WalkID: 3715
12-13 Sep (Sat-Sun) 2020: BOX CREEK FALLS (E-M-Exp) Dates dependent on this area opening to hikers again and covid-crisis lockdowns being lifted and so arbitrarily changed to a weekend in September. From the Kowmung River Fire Trail, walk to Box Creek Falls, then camp below the falls somewhere. Follow the Box Creek down to the Kowmung River, and climb back up - probably via Boss Peak. Return to cars via the fire trail (just over 1km) Limit: 8. Map: Kanangra.
WalkID: 3706
19-20 Sep (Sat-Sun) 2020: MINNAMURRA -GERRINGONG (M) On track all the way.DAY 1 Eleven klms. past Minnamurra Estuary, Bombo Headland and the Boneyard. Maybe stay at Grand Hotel Kiama, which is $70/night; $45 for a single, or find your own accom.The Kiama Cove Boutique Motel is a bit more up market, as another option. We will eat dinner and brekky out for those who wish. Bring lunch both days. DAY 2 17klms. to Gerringong. See 2 blowholes, heaps of beautiful beaches and rolling green farmland with precipitous cliffs. The new track between Loves Bay and Werri Lagoon forms the heart of this walk, which is mostly flat. FULL Limit: 12. Map: Best Bush, Coast and Village Walks of the Illawarr.
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WalkID: 3575
23 Sep (Wed) 2020: GOURMET EQUINOX PICNIC (E, Degustation) Help celebrate the equinox - where night ying becomes increasingly out matched by day yangness. Yay. This time we will be desporting our festive picnic selves over and on the large outcrops of Linda Rock near Woodford. BYO inc full picnic accoutrements and gourmet plate to share. For cordon-bleaus there is a chance to wrest the coveted annual trophy from the current champ! Also bring a short entertainment piece/poem/joke/limerick/song. Proximate birthdays and anniversary events will be acknowledged. Linda Rock is reachable for almost all cars along a rough unimproved track, followed by a 100m walk which is almost zimmer friendly. Parking is limited so best to share rides Limit: 50. Map: Springwood Katoomba .
WalkID: 3800
27 Sep to 2 Oct (Sun-Fri) 2020: HIDDEN CREEK JERVIS BAY (M, camp, cycle & kayak) Five nights at Hidden Creek Caravan Park overlooking Currambene Creek. Tent or caravan on a campsites we have to ourselves with cabins also available. Close to good group amenities. We will be doing a number of day paddles in the surrounding waterways with opportunities for cycling, walking, swimming etc. Limit: 10. Map: Jervis bay.