Autumn Activities Program 01-Apr-2017 to 30-Jun-2017


26-Jun-2017 - 5 HX
Day Walk
Wollemi National Park: Cliffs above Newnes Campground. Day Walk - Park the vehicles at the Newnes Campground. Make our way up and find a way to above the cliff line, then explore several pagoda spurs above the Newnes Campground. If there’s time, explore a couple of interesting slots to the north. There are several return options, depending on time. Includes possibly impossible sections. About 6km. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.

25-Jun-2017 - 4 MH
Abseiling
JugglersCanyon, Medlow Bath. Abseiling - Ruth East and I will lead Juggler Canyon. Juggler Canyon is a dry, reasonably short, entry level canyon by the airfield in Medlow Bath. We will also visit the lookout on the way back. Please contact the leader by email if you wish to attend.

24-Jun-2017 - 3 M
Day Walk
Burra Korain Ridge Blackheath. Day Walk - Start from Ridgewell Road to Burra Korain. A faint bush track along the ridge, fabulous views especially over the Grose Valley at the end.
Last year we had snow at this time which made it really special. No steep hills but an easy scramble from morning tea.

24-Jun-2017 - 4 MH
Abseiling
Castle Head Abseil Trip. Abseiling - A 6 abseil trip along a narrow ridge with spectacular views down Cedar Valley and Jamison Valley. Longest abseil 45m, some exposure in places and a little scrambling to get to some of the abseils.
Finish with lunch on Ruined Castle and walk back via Golden Stairs.

24-Jun-2017 - 5 H
Day Walk
Mugii Murum-ban SCA (Airly-Genowlan): Valley of the Dinosaurs . Day Walk - Find out for yourself why this unique area, currently under threat, must be protected, now.
Park on the road from Mount Airly to Genowlan Trig where there is suitable space. Walk up the road to the top of the plateau and then take the road to Genowlan Trig. Leave this road at about GR 253 320 and head east to the top, southern end of the Valley of the Dinosaurs. We will then proceed down the valley stopping to explore as many slots as possible on both sides. Next, visit the Ultimate Slot and then return to the road and to the vehicles. About 6k. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure. 5M.

23-Jun-2017 - 5 H
Day Walk
Mugii Murum-ban SCA: Airly Canyon. Day Walk - Co-leader – Peter Medbury
Park at Airly Gap and walk north west all the way up Airly Canyon. Once out of the canyon on the tops, traverse east, exploring the spurs along the way, before descending to Airly Gap. About 6km. About 6km. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.

22-Jun-2017 - 3 M
Day Walk
Perry’s Lookdown to Govett’s Leap . Day Walk - This is a straightforward but attractive walk, all on track. Start at Perry's Lookdown, walk down to the Grose Valley, along Acacia Flat to Junction Rock then up to Govett's Leap. I'm guessing around 10 km and 800 m ascent, 5hrs (note, I said guessing).

20-Jun-2017 - 5 H
Abseiling
Rope Practice Day . Abseiling - Practise setting up anchors, tie offs, prussiking and rescue. This is a consolidation activity for people who have attended ASM training courses. Anyone who abseils with the club is welcome. The session will be held at Mt York (near Mt Victoria) in the morning.

18-Jun-2017 - 4 MH
Day Walk
The Valley Of The Kings - Genowlan Mountain. Day Walk - Come and explore a deep gorge almost totally enclosed by pagodas. We'll park on Genowlan Mountain, walk out the a large pagoda called The Sphinx before scrambling down into the Valley of the Kings. Somewhere rarely visited.

17-Jun-2017 - 3 M
Day Walk
Mystery Walk Blackheath. Day Walk - Rescheduled from 25 March. A lovely rain forest loop under a waterfall. 200 metres descent/ascent then a shortish walk - well worth it

16-Jun-2017 - 5 HX
Day Walk
Wollemi National Park: The Ledge between Pipeline Track and Petries Gully. Day Walk - Park at the Newnes Campground and walk the Pipeline Track till the top of the initial raise at about GR 446 264, then move west and locate a ledge above the first line of cliffs. Follow it west, hopefully all the way into Petries Gully, which may or may not be possible. If successful, this will be a short day, so it may be combined with another short recce from Newnes Campground. About 6km. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure. Possibly impossible sections.

11-Jun-2017 - 3 M
Day Walk
King Tableland Battleship Tops - Delaway Ridge. Day Walk - This is an area we don’t often visit, great rock formations good views, all on track.
Although this walk appears to be within the Sydney Water exclusion zone on the map, walking is permitted along Delaway Ridge. Will tell stories of Gundungurra and settlers, including the story of John Jingery.

10-Jun-2017 - 4 MH
Day Walk
Kanangra Walls, Pages pinnacle return . Day Walk - This walk is on the Kanangra plateau
Fabulous views, not too much ascent/descent,a classic walk in this amazing area.

09-Jun-2017 - 1 E
Day Walk
Bushwalking Meditation. Day Walk - I am leading 2 hours of silent mindful walking next Friday for the U3a group, and you are welcome to join us. Another way of describing it is via the Japanese term "shinrin yoku", or "forest bathing", taking in the forest atmosphere. We're walking on an easy track in the lower mountains, 9 - 11 a.m., and I will provide instruction. If you're interested, give me a ring or email me for meeting details.

09-Jun-2017 - 5 HX
Day Walk
Wollemi National Park: The Ledge between Koopartoo Ravine and Koopartoo Gully. Day Walk - Park at GR 412 209 on Wolgan Rd and climb NW into Koopartoo Ravine. Walk up the ravine, then climb E to the base of the cliffs at about GR 405 217. Follow the ledge SE and then around to the extent possible, ideally all the way to Koopartoo Gully at about GR 415 221 or even beyond to GR 420 221. Descend to the Wolgan Rd. Includes possibly impossible sections. About 6km. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.

07-Jun-2017 - 4 MH
Day Walk
Carlons, tinpot hill, Goolara peak.. Day Walk - Walk from Carlons farm, over Tinpot Hill, down to Coxs river. Follow the river toward Grand Bluffs, then a step ascent/ climb up to Goolara Peak, then over tin pot mountain, and follow iron pot ridge back to Carlons.
Total descent approx 400 m
Total ascent over 600 m.


06-Jun-2017 - 4 MH
Day Walk
Donkey Mountain. Day Walk - We will head up to the Grand Entrance and the North East corner of Donkey Mountain. A trip to Donkey Mountains involves a steep ascent and descent as well as some scrambling at the top. As this is a mid week walk the group will probably be quite small and we can visit some of the old favourites and do a bit of exploring. The only thing we absolutely must do will be to replace the water damaged log book.

04-Jun-2017 - 5 HX
Day Walk
Wollemi National Park: Ridges west of Bulga. Day Walk - Maps: Bulga, Parnell
Co-leader Ian Thorpe.
Drive to Bulga on Putty Road and ascend Milbrodale Ridge. Continue W and climb Mt Whybrow. Continue W on Milbrodale Ridge for as far as the time permits. Return the same way. This is a recce walk for the planned Wollemi traverse. Exploratory. About 16k.

03-Jun-2017 - 3 M
Abseiling
Dione Dell. Abseiling - 4 abseils. Lots of variations possible. We will do one of the dry options.
No swims. You might get your feet wet once but keep dry by taking socks and shoes off.

03-Jun-2017 - 2 EM
Day Walk
Neats Glen – Grand Canyon. Day Walk - Start at Neats Glen, Grand Canyon exit to horse track, down 100 metres to old lookout and views and return to Evans Lookout.

03-Jun-2017 - 4 MH
Day Walk
Wild Dogs - Tinpot Hill - Tinpot Mountain. Day Walk - Starting at Green Gully to Tin pot Mountains looking at aboriginal grooves and pots on the way. Down the ridge to the Cox's River and then up Tinpot Hill. Superb views, 530 m descent but only 302 m ascent!! about1 2 km

02-Jun-2017 - 4 MH
Canyon
Tiger Snake Canyon. Canyon - Sue and I, (with expert navigation help from Nicole), will lead this canyon on Friday 2 June. It is a dry canyon, on the Newnes plateau, with 6 abseils and it suitable for those who have completed their abseiling training as well as for more experienced canyoners. We will restrict the group to 8 participants.

28-May-2017 - 3 M
Day Walk
Jinki Ridges - Dalpura Canyon. Day Walk - Jinki Ridges is a 4 hr walk along 3 parallel ridges between Jinki Creek and Dalpura Canyon. It’s approximately 7.5 km long and 300 m ascent. There are good views of the Grose Valley, Dalpura Creek and Dalpura Head. It starts on track from the Bells Line of Road, approximately 3 km west of the turn off to Mount Wilson. The ridges are open and the walking easy. There is a tiny bit of climbing and exposure along the end of one ridge, which need not be attempted if people don’t want to.

27-May-2017 - 4 MH
Day Walk
Blackfellows Hand Cave. Day Walk - Start at Blackfellows Hand Cave, pagodas, great views, walk into Lambs Creek and explore small canyon

26-May-2017 - 3 M
Day Walk
Recce for the Jinki Ridges . Day Walk - This is a recce for the Jinki Ridges walk on Sunday 28th May. The description is the same.

26-May-2017 - 5 HX
Day Walk
Wollemi National Park: East of the Mystery Mountain. Day Walk - Maps: Ben Bullen, Mount Morgan
Park across the river from the Old Newnes Hotel. Ascend Mystery Mountain. Descend the first line of cliffs, then turn east and traverse on the high ledge. Investigating cliffs and slots. Descend at about GR 441 257 or GR 444 254, depending on the time. Walk back to the cars. About 7k. Scrambling and exposure. Exploratory.

21-May-2017 - 4 MH
Abseiling
Kalang Falls. Abseiling - One fairly long day. 9 or 10 abseils. No swimming. With its great views and reasonably straightforward abseils this is one of the most enjoyable and spectacular trips.Many abseils are long and exposed. Good weather is essential.Steep and long walk out.

21-May-2017 - 2 EM
Day Walk
Walls lookout, climbers track,Wongarra hill . Day Walk - This walk is on the plateau overlooking the Grose valley.
Spectacular views,not too much ascent/descent,just a bit of easy off track.

20-May-2017 - 3 MX
Day Walk
Dicksonia Forest Ravine and Baroque Spur. Day Walk - A stunning valley of Tree Ferns off the lower Deep Pass Fire Trail plus Baroque Spur which ends overlooking Dingo Creek with good pagodas, Short walks with good interest. Exploratory from Mike Keats books

20-May-2017 - 5 H
Day Walk
Mugii Murum-ban SCA (Airly-Genowlan): Valley of the Dinosaurs and Ultimate Slot. Day Walk - Find out for yourself why this unique area, currently under threat, must be protected, now.
Park on the road from Mount Airly to Genowlan Trig where there is suitable space. Walk up the road to the top of the plateau and then take the road to Genowlan Trig. Leave this road at about GR 253 320 and head east to the top, southern end of the Valley of the Dinosaurs. We will then proceed down the valley stopping to explore as many slots as possible on both sides. Next, visit the Ultimate Slot and then return to the road and to the vehicles. About 6k. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.

19-May-2017 - 5 H
Day Walk
Wollemi National Park: Corn Paddock Point to Koopartoo Point. Day Walk - Park at GR 393 200 on Wolgan Road and ascend Corn Paddock Point, GR 400 209 for a sensational view. From here, make our way through a series of ridges to Koopartoo Point, GR 407 214, for another sensational view. Attempt to descend a slot at GR 407 217, otherwise use Koopartoo Pass to come down into the gorge and return to the vehicles. About 8k. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.

14-May-2017 - 4 MH
Day Walk
Altar Room. Day Walk - Starting from near the Newnes Campground scramble up to the Altar room. Duck under some boulders, climb up some rocks (tape can be set up to make it easier), off track walking. Enjoy some beautiful scenery and lookouts.
Scramble down a canyon like slot to the Newnes camp ground.

13-May-2017 - 4 MHX
Day Walk
Goochs Crater. Day Walk - An exploration of Goochs Crater GR 459 950 plenty of Pagodas and overhangs. Walking in via Sandham Road, Dargan

13-May-2017 - 4 MHX
Abseiling
Mirrorball Abseil Trip. Abseiling - Due to popular request this spectacular abseil trip, with great views down the Grose Valley, is on the program again.
3 x 50m pitches (the first one starting from a little cave on the cliff face) with lots of exposure.
Attached is a link to a photo of the 3 pitches taken from last year's trip.
The Mirrorball is a great spot for morning tea or lunch with spectacular views (and possible sighting of base jumpers jumping off Rigby Hill or climbers doing some of the 25+ climbs on the wall opposite).

10-May-2017 - 4 MH
Day Walk
Lion Head - Kedumba walk. Day Walk - Walk out to Lion Head off Kings Tableland and then down the pass to the old Kedumba Farm (Now Kedumba Campground). From there we intend to walk out via the Goat Track Pass or Kedumba pass if wet.
Meet at the locked gate on Wentworth plateau past Queen Victoria hospital and leave some cars here and transport people to Lion track head. Walk out to Lion Head for morning tea, then backtrack 500 mtrs to the pass. Follow this down to the left to pick up an old road that will lead us to Kedumba. Visit Maxwells grave and the dam.
Then follow
Kedumba Valley road to the beginning of the goat track. There is a small rock outcrop, with chains that can be climbed up. We can then cross the Kedumba valley trail and continue up a very steep slope, or, alternately, head on up the fire trail which is longer but easier. Up near the top is the remnants of the tractor/ grader used by the Maxwells to develop the road into the valley. Walk back to cars and organised shuffle.

07-May-2017 - 4 MHX
Abseiling
Blue Drum Creek Abseil. Abseiling - A dry(ish) abseil trip off the western side of Kings Tableland. 5 abseils finishing with a 50m abseil down the Blue Drum Ck waterfall (subject to recent rains, we can usually avoid getting wet in the waterfall). Wet feet in places and a bit scrubby getting into and out of the creek.

07-May-2017 - 3 MX
Day Walk
Glenbrook Creek and Gorge. Day Walk - Exit RHS up ridge and steps in tree (Rogo will take tape) to lookout, return via track and fire trail. About 12 kilometres.

06-May-2017 - 3 MX
Day Walk
Deep Pass to Natural Bridge. Day Walk - Go from Deep Pass camp ground up onto ridge which leads to Natural Bridge. Interesting pagodas and historical remains of huts etc. along the way. Call in at the Standley Chasm in Deep Pass.

06-May-2017 - 4 MHX
Abseiling
Windows Canyon. Abseiling - Windows Canyon on Newnes Plateau. This is a dry canyon so no wetsuits are required but will get wet feet. 6 abseils.

05-May-2017 - 3 M
Abseiling
Tiger Snake/Penrose abseil. Abseiling - 4+3 abseils. Both canyons are fairly dry (wet feet). Both are grade 3. You can easily walk out after Tiger Snake if you need to be somewhere for afternoon tea or just had enough fun for the day.

30-Apr-2017 - 4 MH
Day Walk
Donkey Mountain. Day Walk - Situated in the Wolgan Valley, Donkey Mountain is a maze of slots, passages and pagodas, just waiting to be explored. This is a basic Donkey Mt trip and is suitable for new walkers. There is a steep climb and descent as well as squeezing through passages and climbing pagodas.

30-Apr-2017 - 4 MHX
Day Walk
Gooches Crater. Day Walk - I am heading out to Gooches Crater tomorrow (Sunday) to do a pre-walk/explore in preparation for the main walk on the 13th so if anyone is interested in coming along please let me know. Mainly off-track will involve a water crossing using a log and some rock scrambling.

29-Apr-2017 - 3 M
Pack Walk
Shoalhaven River and Bungonia Gorge . Pack Walk - Badgerys Spur - Shoalhaven River - Bungonia Creek - Bungonia Gorge. Beautiful trip along the Shoalhaven River. Exiting via the spectacular Bungonia Gorge. Bring your confident scrambling skills along for the large boulder field in the gorge. Some river crossings. 14km, 400m ascent/descent / Map Caoura

29-Apr-2017 - 4 MH
Day Walk
The Torbane Balcony. Day Walk - Come and explore The Torbane Balcony, a ledge running for some 750 metres along the western face of the pagodas of Mt Airly's 'Great Wall'. The ledge twists and turns as it follows the contours of the pagodas with views to the southwest near the southern end of the ledge.

25-Apr-2017 - 4 MH
Day Walk
Dadder Cave Circuit/Erskine Creek. Day Walk - This is my favourite walk this year and Joe has agreed to be my mentor for the day.
Start from Nepean Lookout Trail to Pisgah Rock then down Monkey Ropes Creek to Lincoln Creek and to Erskine Creek. Along to Dadder Cave. About 300 m west of Dadder Cave head SE up to the cliff line and follow this back a couple of km. This gives great views of Erskine Creek. Follow the spur north down to the junction of Erskine and Lincoln Creeks. This ridge has some scrambling and one part where a rope is useful, but probably not necessary. From the junction of the creeks head back up the track to Pisgah Rock and to the Nepean Lookout Trail. There are a couple of spots where a rope will be used if necessary. Distance approx 10 km. more than half off track, ascent approx 500 m, time 7 to 8 hrs.

25-Apr-2017 - 2 EM
Creek
Florabella Pass-Glenbrook Creek- Duck Pond. Creek - Walk down Florabella Pass (one of Jim Smith's 'best' 15 walks) then follow Glenbrook Creek to the Duck Pond (old lower mountains swimming hole) then a small climb on track to the cars at Glenbrook. This walk is mostly down hill with a small rise at the end. It is a short day and involves a car shuffle.

24-Apr-2017 - 3 M
Pack Walk
Splendour Rock Anzac Service overnight walk. Pack Walk - Overnight walk from Carlons Farm in the Megalong Valley out to Splendour Rock and return 14 klm each day. 5.30 am rise on Anzac day for dawn service at 6.00 am.

23-Apr-2017 - 2 EM
Day Walk
Nature Trail and National Pass, Wentworth Falls. Day Walk - Meet at the Conservation Hut, Valley of the Waters Picnic area. Take the Overcliff track to Wentworth Falls, descend the stairs to National Pass, walk back to Valley of the Waters up to the Nature Trail by Empress Falls, (circular route back to the Conservation Hut via Edinburgh's Castle rock)

23-Apr-2017 - 3 M
Day Walk
Redledge Pass. Day Walk - Redledge Pass is one of the easier passes of Narrow Neck, at Katoomba. The walk is 50% off track. There are great views of the Megalong Valley.A steep descent brings us to the winding wheel and other remains from the Glen Shale mine. The walk ends with a climb out of Devils Hole. This walk is suitable for less experienced walkers.

22-Apr-2017 - 4 MH
Day Walk
Hat Hill Creek - Ridgewell Road. Day Walk - Walk in over Hat Hill along an undulating track. We then descend steeply (off track) to Hat Hill Creek. Very pretty wander along the creek and then ascend (also steeply and off track up the other side. Then we exit out to Ridgewell Road. This walk is mostly off track and has some steep scrambles. Not recommended for beginners.

20-Apr-2017 - 3 M
Day Walk
7 one-day walks along the Great Ocean Walk in Victoria . Day Walk - An excellent opportunity to complete this walk using a rented house in Apollo Bay as a base. There are 7 one-day walks over the period 20 April to 30 April 2017 (includes travelling thereto and therefrom).
Walk past glorious coastal scenery, state forests and much else along the way. All Grade 3 averaging about 16kms per day. We will spend a night at Mt Beauty (Victoria) along the way and on return. This walk is in conjunction with NPA bushwalkers. There are two vacancies.

20-Apr-2017 - 5 HX
Day Walk
Wollemi National Park: Ravines and Ridges between Little Capertee Creek and Canobla Creek – Part 2. Day Walk - Park the vehicles at the gate at GR 418 261 and walk up Little Capertee Creek to GR 391 262. Walk up the gully to the north and investigate slots under the cliff line. When the top of the ridge is reached (if no luck with the slots, there is a known pass a few hundred metres to the west), descend into Canobla Creek and follow it east until GR 398 274; take the gully going south east and explore a slot/room seen on a previous walk at GR 401 273. From here, follow underneath the cliff line till about GR 398 269 and descend back into Little Capertee Creek via the known gully. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure. About 10km.

19-Apr-2017 - 5 H
Day Walk
Blacks Corner/Volcanic Vent. Day Walk - Walking up Mt Airly fire-trail, along the ridge with magnificent views. The walk includes climbing pagodas (one rope assisted or walk around), walking through light scrub and open areas. We will then walk back or possibly bush-bash back through the gully to the fire trail.

16-Apr-2017 - 5 H
Day Walk
El Dorado Slots, Adriadne Thread and Minataur Lair. Day Walk - This is a repeat of Yuri Bolotin's walk on 13 April. It is an outstanding walk with magnificent scenery and plenty of challenges. Starting a Newnes we climb through the cliffs to El Dorado Slots then descend to Minataurs Lair via Adriadne Thread.

15-Apr-2017 - 2 EM
Day Walk
Berghofers - Mt York - Coxs Rd. Day Walk - Good Friday walk. Easy medium track walk, about 300 metres steady ascent, 8-9 km's.
Historic walk from the base of Victoria Pass on Berghofers track to Mt York Rd. We then follow the track & partly on road to Mt York, stopping at points of interest on the way. We take the Coxs Road track to Hartley Vale. Half-day walk with great views & history.

15-Apr-2017 - 4 MH
Abseiling
Boars Head Abseil. Abseiling - 5 pitch dry abseil trip with spectacular views and an exciting traverse along the "slot". Longest pitch 48m. Some exposure, especially in the "slot". A relatively short day, with an easy walk out up Devil's Hole. Trip requires a head for heights.

13-Apr-2017 - 5 HX
Day Walk
Wollemi National Park: Eldorado Slots West and Ariadne Thread. Day Walk - Park one car at GR 430 228 on Wolgan Road, then drive to Newnes and park another car at locked gate GR 420 250. Walk up the valley and climb the Grand Balcony, then explore Eldorado slots. Then use the Ariadne Thread to descend into Minotaur Lair for the return back to the first car. About 10k. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.

09-Apr-2017 - 4 MH
Day Walk
Blue Gum Forest via Lockleys Pylon and Du Faurs head. Day Walk - The walk starts on the Mt Hay plateau with beautiful views in all directions.We then walk near the cliff overlooking the Grose valley to Du Faurs head. Then it's steeply down a pass and along a ridge to the bottom of the valley and the Blue gum forest.

09-Apr-2017 - 5 H
Pack Walk
Great Ocean Walk (Great Otway & Port Campbell National Parks). Pack Walk - This walk is now Full. A joint walk with the Bush Club. Great Ocean Walk ( Great Otway and Port Campbell National Parks, Victoria) : 100kms, 7 day/ 6 night full pack hike from Apollo Bay to the 12 Apostles. Walk through tall forests and coastal heathlands with panoramic views from windswept cliff tops that drop down to pass over rocky shore platforms and deserted beaches with occasional creek and river crossings. Limit of 8 - cost of $71 each for booked campsites.  

08-Apr-2017 - 4 MH
Abseiling
Devil's Pinch Canyon. Abseiling - Abseiling - A great Newnes Canyon involving 2 to 4 abseils, depending upon the option we choose. Wetsuit optional, but thermals advisable for several possible short swims. This trip replaces the 18 February trip cancelled due to thunderstorms.

08-Apr-2017 - 4 MH
Day Walk
The Towers. Day Walk - Come and explore The Towers, a collection of large Pagodas just to the north of Mt Airly.

Like many of the pagodas in Mugii Murum-ban, the pagodas of the Towers are aligned roughly north-south. Erosion has chewed deep fissures between the pagodas.

Each pagoda spur must be explored individually after approaching from the central ridge.

Rarely visited and not to be missed if you love pagodas.

07-Apr-2017 - 2 EM
Abseiling
Abseiling for beginners and Juggler Canyon . Abseiling - An introduction to abseiling for members who have not abseiled previously. The instruction will cover equipment, abseiling technique and practice abseils led by Sheila Zaman, Sue Goddard and Geoff Fox. Sheila will lead the group through Juggler Canyon after the training.

06-Apr-2017 - 5 HX
Day Walk
Wollemi National Park: Koopartoo Ravine, Trident and Koopartoo Point. Day Walk - Park at GR 412 209 on Wolgan Rd and climb NW into Koopartoo Ravine. Walk up the gorge and investigate a circular overhang area at around GR 404 222, then climb the cliffs to the east onto the spur and follow it to Koopartoo Point, GR 407 213, exploring pagoda formations and enjoying views along the way. From here, head east and descend a gully at GR 410 216. Check the ledge to the SW, then turn around and follow it NE to the known descent point at GR 414 221. About 10km. Largely exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.

02-Apr-2017 - 3 M
Creek
Dalpura Canyon. Creek - A pretty canyon off the Bells Line of Road., cancelled due to wet weather in February. No wet suits or abseils just wet feet and one short swim

01-Apr-2017 - 5 H
Day Walk
Ben Bullen State Forest Series – The Middle Valleys. Day Walk - Ben Bullen State Forest west of the Great Dividing Range encapsulates, in a relatively small area, everything that is exciting and interesting about bushwalking – incredible rock sculptures, tall pagodas, narrow slot canyons, magnificent caves, verdant forests and more. This unique area is currently under serious threat from mining. Find out why this area must be protected for future generations. About 8k. All off track, some rock scrambling and exposure.

01-Apr-2017 - 5 H
Day Walk
Pantoneys Crown. Day Walk - An Iconic walk via the Northern end, the easiest route. 12 km total length, ascent/descent 600m. There are 2 straight forward rock scrambles involved where a tape will be set. We traverse the entire length and return via the same route. We will follow a well used track from private property (approval has been granted).

01-Apr-2017 - 2 EM
Photography
Photography walk down Tunnel Creek. Photography - Explore Tunnel Creek & photograph the Tunnel Creek Cavern, Bells Grotto Canyon, The Glow Worm Tunnel & Glow Worms. Mostly on track and at an easy pace. Wet feet possible, especially in Bells Grotto.