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June to December 2006 Program

 

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If you have any questions about these upcoming trips, please contact Larry Bourne on (02) 9774 1797

 

*** Denotes LIMITED NUMBER to secure a place you need to book and PAY prior to the event, (first in first served).

 

Abseiling- For beginners or experienced, location to be determined depends on numbers. Rope fee applies $5.00 members, $10.00 non members.


Canyons- Hole in the Wall, Claustral, Tiger Snake, Kanangra, Kalang Waterfall, Grand - plus walk, Starlight, Pipe Line, a wet suit is required for most of these canyons.

 

JUNE

 

Sun 04             Taronga Park~Middle Head~Balmoral~Spit

Depart Club 8.15am for train to Circular Quay departs Panania 8.34am. Ferry to Taronga Park to commence walk, Picnic lunch and swim at Clifton Gardens, continue on via Georges Heights, Balmoral to Spit Rd for bus trip back to the city. Easy~9 Kms Contact Larry Bourne 9774 1797

 

Wed 07            General Meeting

Clubhouse 168 Weston St Panania 7.45pm. Enquires Larry Bourne 9774 1797

 

Thurs 8~ Mon 12        Long Week End

Alternate Lifestyle Festival near Mangrove Mountain

(1 hrs north of Sydney)

Camping, bushwalks, workshops, hot tub, steam tent, great food. Cost (which includes 2 meals a day) is $60 for all 5 days ($2 under age 16) or $25 per day. Details & photos at www.dte.org.au/sydney  Contact Jimmy 9484 1097 or Kev 9388 1854 or sydneyconfesters@hotmail.com

 

Sun 18             Whale Watch Kurnell (Boat Harbour)

Depart club at 9.00am. Drive to Kurnell Sir Joseph Banks Drive go to end turn right follow sealed road to end at car park. Do some bushwalks / whale watching enjoy a B-B-Q lunch club to provide. Bring warm clothing, wine, crackers etc. Contact Larry Bourne 9774 1797

 

Sun 25             Bondi Jtn~Maroubra

Depart club 8.15am for 8.34am train to Bondi Junction, Walk to Bondi Beach along ocean front, lunch at Coogee, nice fish & chips available. Finish at Maroubra and get bus back to City. Easy~Medium ~ 10 kms, Contact Larry Bourne 9774 1797.

 

01/07/2006 MEMBERSHIP FEES ARE NOW DUE AND PAYABLE

 

 

JULY

 

Sat 01              Govetts Leap Cliff Top, Evans~Jtn Rock~Govetts

Depart club 8.00am drive to Govetts Leap Lookout Blackheath. Walk along cliff top to Evans then on to Junction Rock return via Govetts Leap Medium 10 kms. Bring picnic lunch. Contact Larry Bourne 9774 1797

 

Wed 05            Annual General Meeting

Clubhouse 168 Weston Street, Panania 7.45 pm. Bring a plate for supper Enquires Larry Bourne 9774 1797

 

Sat 08              Garage Sale

 

Sun 09             Tram Museum

Depart Club 10.00am drive to Loftus or meet at Museum. Enjoy the Museum then you can ride tram to old National Park Railway Station and do several bushwalks. Bring a picnic lunch Contact Larry Bourne 9774 1797

 

Sun 16             Shell Harbour loop

Bike rides, walks, B-B-Q Picnic Depart club 8.30am drive to Blackbutt Forest Reserve Shellharbour start walk ~ bike ride on the south side of Lake Illawarra walk ~ ride via Windang Bridge to Barrack Point, Shellharbour & Blackbutt Forest. Easy ~ Medium ~15kms. Contact Brian Beatson 9772 3774

 

Sun 23             Wodi Wodi

Depart Club 8.00am. Drive to Stanwell Park Picnic Area. Park cars to commence walk via Blackbutt Forest go to top of escarpment for view over new “Seachange Bridge” Bring picnic lunch. Easy~Medium 6.5kms. Contact Larry Bourne

 

Fri 28~Sun30              ***Weekend Christmas In July

Blackheath Weekend House Booked, 

Bring a $5 non gender gift to go under the tree.

Sat & Sun walks will be chosen by attendees from walks below

1) Hartley.

2) Mt York old coach track.

3) Evans/Govetts/Pulpit Blackheath

4) Porters Pass Blackheath

Contact Larry Bourne 9774 1797

 

 

AUGUST

 

Wed 02            General Meeting

Clubhouse 168 Weston St Panania 7.45pm. Enquires Larry Bourne 9774 1797

 

Sun 06             Cronulla Loop Walk

Depart club 8.30am drive to Cronulla. Commence walk along the Esplanade, travel around Cronulla Peninsula, enjoy views, seascape, and beaches, bring picnic lunch. Easy~6Kms. Contact Larry Bourne 9774 1797

 

Sun 13             Sydney To Surf

Get your entry in for this fun day, 8.00 am Bus from Milperra Campus UWS to City, then get the hard part over and meet at North Bondi Public School for lunch and drinks. Cost $12.00 per person. Contact Larry Bourne 9774 1797

 

Sun 20             Waterfall Loop

Depart club 8.30am. Drive to Waterfall Railway Car Park. Adventurous way to see parts of the bush, natural pools along the creek. Bring Picnic lunch. Medium~8kms. Contact Brian Beatson 9772 3774

 

Sat 26              Tiger Snake Canyon

This canyon involves 2 abseils, Great canyon no wet suits required. If you have never been before come and try. Contact Larry Bourne 9774 1797

 

Sun 27             Spit~Manly

Depart Club 8.00-8.15am Train arrives Panania Station 8.34am arrives Wynyard 9.16am, 320 Bus (Be on time for Bus Connection at Wynyard Park Carrington St ) to Spit Bridge. Walk to Manly. Return from Manly by ferry or bus at your leisure. Easy 8Kms. Contact Larry Bourne 9774 1797

 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

Sat 02              Duck Pond

Depart Club 9.00am walk to Cattleduffers, Fitzpatrick Park around Duckpond and back to the club for B~B~Q lunch club to provide Easy~6 kms. Contact Brian Beatson 9772 3774

 

Sun 03             Fathers Day

 

Wed 06            General Meeting

Clubhouse 168 Weston St Panania 7.45pm. Enquires Larry Bourne 9774 1797

 

Sun 10             Oatley Park

Walks, bike ride, or just veg out in the sun B-B-Q lunch provided by club. Depart club 9.30am Main entrance opposite Oatley Park Ave. Contact Larry Bourne 9774 1797

 

Fri 15~Sun 17            Weekend Away Bundanoon

Details in next program

 

Sat 23              Picton ~Wollondilly

Depart club 8.30am drive to Picton to commence walk along the banks of Bargo River thru Tahmoor Gorge, Mermaid Pools and beyond Easy 10kms. Return to famous George 1V Inn at Picton for drinks etc.

Contact Larry Bourne 9774 1797.

 

Thurs 28~Mon 02 OCT    Long Weekend

Alternate Lifestyle Festival near Mangrove Mountain

(1 hrs north of Sydney)

Camping, bushwalks, workshops, hot tub, steam tent, great food. Cost (which includes 2 meals a day) is $60 for all 5 days ($2 under age 16) or $25 per day. Details & photos at www.dte.org.au/sydney Contact Jimmy 9484 1097 or Kev 9388 1854 or sydneyconfesters@hotmail.com

 

 

OCTOBER

 

Wed 04            General Meeting

Clubhouse 168 Weston St Panania 7.45pm. Enquires Larry Bourne 9774 1797

 

Sun 8               Wentworth Falls

Depart club 8.00am Drive to Wentworth Falls Car Park Conservation Hut walk to bottom of the valley below the waterfall. Bring picnic lunch.  Medium~6 kms. Contact Larry Bourne 9774 1797

 

Sat 28~Sun 29            Weekend Away Coolendel

Depart club 7.30am, drive to venue approx 2 3/4hrs from club. Located on the upper reaches of the Shoalhaven River, plenty of camp sites and wombats, several walks. Plenty of water for kayaks. Contact Brian Beatson 9772 3774

 

 

NOVEMBER

 

Wed 01 General Meeting

Clubhouse 168 Weston St Panania 7.45pm. Enquires Larry Bourne 9774 1797

 

Sat 04              Garage Sale

 

Sun 12             Fund Raiser Fishers Ghost

B~B~Q to be held in the grounds of UWS Campbelltown, Bushwalking Club to do the catering details will be supplied to the catering volunteers when information is obtained. Contact Larry Bourne 9774 1797

 

Fri 17~Sun 19            Week End At Port Stephens

A very beautiful area. Explore coastal walks, swim, canoe the waterways with the dolphins & watch the sunset with wine & nibbles from one of the scenic lookouts. Costs/person/night: Camping ($14) Dorm (6 share) $25; Cabin (4 share) $30; Cabin (double/twin) $80 at Melaleuca Surfside Backpackers, Anna Bay. Book by 30/07/06 for option to sail on Imagine, a 61ft ocean going catamaran, & see some whales (3-1/2 hr cruise $55 adult, $35 child, $50 student/Senior/YHA). Contact Robert Greig 9587 7614 or 0416 360 554

 

 

DECEMBER

 

Wed 06 General Meeting

Clubhouse 168 Weston St Panania 7.45pm. Enquires Larry Bourne 9774 1797

 

Sun 17             Club Xmas Party

Venue yet to be determined so put on your thinking caps and see what we can all suggest for a suitable venue. All suggestions to be considered so come on think about all the places you may have been to over the year’s .All ideas to be submitted at club meetings or contact Larry Bourne 9774 1797