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Walks Program

Date: Sun, 20/06/2021

  1. Title: FULL - Engadine To Como via The Forbes Creek Track
    See map: Google Maps
    Date: Sun, 20/06/2021
    Activity Type: Walk
    Grade: 3
    Leader name: Leah Taylor
    Email address: leahe2406@gmail.com
    Telephone number: 0427 381 702 (questions only)
    Maximum number of people: 10
    Distance (km): 18
    Ascents (m): 250
    Descents (m): 250
    Car pooling is not required for this activity.
    Closing Date: Friday, June 18, 2021
    Details:

    THIS WALK IS NOW FULL.

    Starting from Engadine Station we do an urban street walk for about 1k where we then pick up the Forbes Creek Track which takes us through to the Pipeline Fire Trail meandering through picturesque bushland until we reach the Woronora River and Prince Edward Park (lunch spot right on the river).  From here we then pick up the Forbes Creek Track again which takes us all the way through to Como Station.  The walk offers a variety of bush tracks and fire trails as we make our way through the beautiful Woronora Reserve.  When registering please provide your membership number and mobile phone number.

Date: Wed, 23/06/2021

  1. Title: Mid-week walk: Upper Lane Cove NP from Thornleigh
    See map: Google Maps
    Date: Wed, 23/06/2021
    Activity Type: Walk
    Grade: 2
    Leader name: Nick Collins
    Email address: nick_collins_2000@yahoo.com
    Maximum number of people: 20
    Distance (km): 12
    Ascents (m): 150
    Descents (m): 150
    Car pooling is not required for this activity.
    Details:

    We'll do a leisurely circuit, starting and finishing at Thornleigh station. Some streets, mostly fire trails and bush tracks. Includes City View lookout, Baden Powell Scout Centre, Pennant Hills Park, Whale Rock, and a few crossings of the upper Lane Cove River. Mid morning start and mid afternoon finish.

Date: Sat, 26/06/2021

  1. Title: Annual General Meeting
    See map: Google Maps
    Date: Sat, 26/06/2021
    Activity Type: Club Meeting
    Grade: Social
    Leader name: Leah Taylor - President
    Email address: club@anbwalkers.org.au
    Distance (km): 0
    Ascents (m): 0
    Descents (m): 0
    Car pooling is not required for this activity.
    Closing Date: Friday, June 25, 2021
    Details:

    LOCATION Scholes Room, Woodstock Community Centre, Church Street, Burwood.

    TIME:

    9am | Tea and coffee on arrival

    9.30am | AGM commences

    11am | AGM concludes

    At the conclusion of the AGM there will be a ‘Bring A Plate’ Sweet and Savoury Competition.

    12 noon | Finish 

Date: Sun, 27/06/2021

  1. Title: Lookouts Over Nepean Gorge
    See map: Google Maps
    Date: Sun, 27/06/2021
    Activity Type: Walk
    Grade: 2
    Leader name: Leah Taylor
    Email address: leahe2406@gmail.com
    Telephone number: 0427 381 702 (questions only)
    Maximum number of people: 14
    Distance (km): 13
    Ascents (m): 150
    Descents (m): 150
    Car Pooling is required for this activity, you may wish to contact the walk leader if you would like to have an estimate of what the cost to you might be.
    Closing Date: Friday, June 25, 2021
    Details:

    This walk takes us on a discovery of the various lookouts over the Nepean Gorge including The Rock Lookout, Rileys Mountain Lookout and the Nepean Narrows Lookout.  There will be a variety of firetrails, bushtracks and footpads that take us to the lookouts each with their own stunning views and stories to tell. This walk offers a fresh perspective of the Blue Mountains National Park as viewed from the southern - rather than the northern side of the Nepean River.  When registering please provide your membership number and mobile phone number.

Date: Sun, 04/07/2021

  1. Title: Great North Walk - Part 5 - Cowan to Brooklyn
    See map: Google Maps
    Date: Sun, 04/07/2021
    Activity Type: Walk
    Grade: 3
    Leader name: Nick Collins
    Email address: nick_collins_2000@yahoo.com
    Maximum number of people: 20
    Distance (km): 13
    Ascents (m): 280
    Descents (m): 480
    Car pooling is not required for this activity.
    Details:

    A nice section of the big Newcastle walk. Very scenic, and more down than up. Cowan station to Hawkesbury River station, via Jerusalem Bay and Brooklyn Dam.

Date: Wed, 07/07/2021

  1. Title: Narrabeen Lake and Warriewood Bike Ride
    See map: Google Maps
    Date: Wed, 07/07/2021
    Activity Type: Cycle Ride
    Grade: 2
    Leader name: Andrea
    Email address: andreamcdonnell@optusnet.com.au
    Telephone number: 0420204826
    Maximum number of people: 8
    Distance (km): 20
    Ascents (m): 0
    Descents (m): 0
    Car pooling is not required for this activity.
    Details:

    Easy bike ride on flat cycle paths. The pace will be slow to enjoy the views with stops along the way. Circumnavigate Narrabeen Lake plus visit Warriewood Wetlands and North Narrabeen Rock Pool. Morning tea and lunch at cafes if desired. Will be deferred if raining. 

Date: Sun, 11/07/2021

  1. Title: North Head Exploration
    See map: Google Maps
    Date: Sun, 11/07/2021
    Activity Type: Walk
    Grade: 2
    Leader name: Andrea McDonnell
    Email address: andreamcdonnell@optusnet.com.au
    Telephone number: 0420204826
    Maximum number of people: 16
    Distance (km): 14
    Ascents (m): 50
    Descents (m): 50
    Car pooling is not required for this activity.
    Details:

    A circuit walk from Manly Wharf around North Head, with views of Sydney Harbour and visits to the Quarantine Station and former Artillery School.  

  2. Title: Bundeena Little Marley Circuit
    See map: Google Maps
    Date: Sun, 11/07/2021
    Activity Type: Walk
    Grade: 3
    Leader name: Deidre McCallum
    Email address: dmccallum@agririsk.com.au
    Telephone number: 0413526374
    Maximum number of people: 12
    Distance (km): 16
    Ascents (m): 70
    Descents (m): 70
    Car pooling is not required for this activity.
    Details:

    We will start our walk at Bundeena, options to either drive or take the ferry from Cronulla.  

    The walk takes us out around Jibbon Point and then we join the Coast Track, passing the famous Wedding Cake Rock until we reach Marley Head. We head down to Big Marley and Little Marley beaches where we stop for lunch. 

    Heading back up the hill after lunch we take a slightly different route inland along the Marley Head Trail, with the last stretch on the roads before we get back to Bundeena.  

     

     

     

Date: Tue, 13/07/2021

  1. Title: Committee Meeting
    See map: Google Maps
    Date: Tue, 13/07/2021
    Activity Type: Club Meeting
    Grade: Social
    Leader name: Leah Taylor
    Email address: president@anbwalkers.org.au
    Distance (km): 0
    Ascents (m): 0
    Descents (m): 0
    Car pooling is not required for this activity.
    Details:

    All members are welcome to contribute or just see how your organisation is run.

    You never know, you might even want to become a committee member and that would be great.

    Meeting will be held at the NEC offices in North Sydney, if any member wishes to attend, you must confirm attendance in advance. 

     

Date: Sun, 18/07/2021

  1. Title: Hen and Chicken Bay Foreshore walk
    See map: Google Maps
    Date: Sun, 18/07/2021
    Activity Type: Walk
    Grade: 3
    Leader name: Denise Kruse
    Email address: denise.kruse@suncorp.com.au
    Telephone number: 0410556462 - for questions only
    Maximum number of people: 12
    Distance (km): 18
    Ascents (m): 169
    Descents (m): 183
    Car pooling is not required for this activity.
    Details:

    Join me & Ed on this nice walk along Hen & Chicken Bay foreshore walk.  Where is that I hear you ask?  It is essentially Rhodes to Abbotsford along a well marked track with a small amount of street walking.   The walk is 17.5km but is essentially flat.

    If you are interested then let me know.   We will be  travelling by public transport and ending the walk with a ferry ride.

    The pace will be relaxed but you need some experience in walking.

  2. Title: Valley Heights to Blaxland via Glenbrook creek and Bunyan Lookout
    See map: Google Maps
    Date: Sun, 18/07/2021
    Activity Type: Walk
    Grade: 4
    Leader name: Liam Heery
    Email address: liamheery@gmail.com
    Telephone number: 0416 003 127
    Distance (km): 15
    Ascents (m): 550
    Descents (m): 550
    Car pooling is not required for this activity.
    Details:

    This walk will take us via Martins Lookout to Glenbrook Creek and Palm Rock. From there it is a steep climb to Bunyan Lookout and then along the old Bullants track. Then another steep descent to Glenbrook creek before exiting via Pippas pass to Blaxland.

Date: Sun, 25/07/2021

  1. Title: City and Barangaroo Coastline - NEW DATE
    See map: Google Maps
    Date: Sun, 25/07/2021
    Activity Type: Walk
    Grade: 2
    Leader name: Deidre McCallum
    Email address: dmccallum@agririsk.com.au
    Telephone number: 0413 526 374
    Maximum number of people: 14
    Distance (km): 15
    Ascents (m): 50
    Descents (m): 50
    Car pooling is not required for this activity.
    Details:

    The aim of this urban walk is to take in the new path in Barangaroo.  We will start at Town Hall Station and weave our way down through to the Botanical Gardens, past the Opera House and Circular Quay and then onto Barangaroo.  

    We will continue hugging the coast around Darling Harbour and Pyrmont as far as Anzac Bridge.  Finally we make our way back to the city to Town Hall Station. 

    Stops will be made for morning tea and lunch to take in the beautiful city views.  

Date: Sun, 01/08/2021

  1. Title: Great North Walk - Part 6 - Patonga to Wondabyne
    See map: Google Maps
    Date: Sun, 01/08/2021
    Activity Type: Walk
    Grade: 4
    Leader name: Nick Collins
    Email address: nick_collins_2000@yahoo.com
    Maximum number of people: 12
    Distance (km): 20
    Ascents (m): 300
    Descents (m): 300
    Car pooling is not required for this activity.
    Details:

    We're north of the Hawkesbury now. Starting at Patonga (after train and bus transport), we'll check out the Warrah Lookout, then head generally northwards via fire trails and bush tracks, to Mt Wondabyne, which we'll briefly conquer. Then on to Kariong Brook Falls, and then westward and southward to Wondabyne station. It's quite long, and a bit hilly, and we'll need to keep up a good pace to finish before dark. Bring torches and warm clothes just in case.

Date: Sun, 08/08/2021

  1. Title: Fullers Bridge to Thornleigh
    See map: Google Maps
    Date: Sun, 08/08/2021
    Activity Type: Walk
    Grade: 3
    Leader name: Denise Kruse
    Email address: denise.kruse@suncorp.com.au
    Telephone number: 0410556462 - for asking questions
    Maximum number of people: 12
    Distance (km): 13
    Ascents (m): 100
    Descents (m): 50
    Car pooling is not required for this activity.
    Details:

    Join me & Ed on this walk which follows the winding Lane Cove River to Thornleigh.  The pace will be relaxed but you need some walking experience as we will be following bush tracks essentially from Chatswood to Thornleigh.

     

     

  2. Title: Heathcote to Loftus via Audley
    See map: Google Maps
    Date: Sun, 08/08/2021
    Activity Type: Walk
    Grade: 4
    Leader name: Paul Monaghan
    Email address: paul_monaghan@yahoo.co.uk
    Telephone number: 0406775142
    Maximum number of people: 10
    Distance (km): 19
    Ascents (m): 250
    Descents (m): 300
    Car pooling is not required for this activity.
    Details:

    Nice point to point walk in Royal National Park with ocean views along the ridge tops. Mainly on bush track via Karloo Pools, Uloola Falls, lunch at Audley by the Hacking River then up to Audley station via the Honeymoon track. Then a detour to Bungoona Lookout, before returning to Audley Station, the walk goes for several kilometers along Temptation Creek almost to its junction with Saville Creek, then along Saville Creek and gently up, crossing the Princes Highway to Loftus Station.

Date: Sun, 05/09/2021

  1. Title: Milsons Point to Balmoral
    See map: Google Maps
    Date: Sun, 05/09/2021
    Activity Type: Walk
    Grade: 3
    Leader name: Denise Kruse
    Email address: denise.kruse@suncorp.com.au
    Telephone number: 0410556462 - for asking questions
    Maximum number of people: 12
    Distance (km): 14
    Ascents (m): 389
    Descents (m): 0
    Car pooling is not required for this activity.
    Details:

    Join me & Ed on this scenic walk along the Sydney Harbour. 

    We leave the Sydney Harbour Bridge and walk the parks and some streets to Cremorne Point.  We follow the track to Taronga Park Zoo and onto Bradley Head to Balmoral where we catch a bus.

    The walk will be on well marked tracks and paths.   The walk will be at a relaxed pace but some walking experience is necessary.

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