Long Gully

Long Gully

Present: Paul, Marty, Jennifer, Bárbara, Arnaud, Carl (guest), David (guest) Leader: Paul Date: 5/11/2017 Claustral Canyon is cold enough even when it is not an unseasonably cold and rainy day early in the year. So we switched to Long Gully at Bungonia, a dry canyon...
Bungonia Gorge

Bungonia Gorge

Party: Stella, Kosta, Leonardo, Thijs, Ashwin, Boris, Christian (Leader) Date: 4/11/2017 Photos: https://photos.app.goo.gl/vqTSYF0QNCpJlfmn2 Bungonia Gorge has some great walks. It has a spectacular 400m deep canyon, lovely river scenery as well as good views from the...
Halloween walk, Bondi – South Head

Halloween walk, Bondi – South Head

Party: Bruce, Eliza (both co-leading), Cathie, Elodie. Date: 30/10/2017 Originally 8 people signed up but 4 dropped out, with one person not giving a reason. So I first met Cathie at Bondi Junction Station and as it was early we spent some time in the air-conditioned...
Killcare Beach – Maitland Bay – Mt Bouddi

Killcare Beach – Maitland Bay – Mt Bouddi

Party: Ning, Cathie, Xiaoxia, Zhong, Zi Hui, Mingxin, Bruce (leading). Date: 17th October 2017 With two withdrawals (one for family reasons, one for eating “off” food the day before (!)), we started off from Woy Woy with 7 people for this walk. Originally...

Better Offer Canyon

Party: Stella, Eve, Meridy, Andrew (Trip Leader), Joy, Aiden, Jingle Date: 2017-09-24 We all met at Richmond McDonalds carpark at the early hour of 6:30am and departed in convoy to the clearing on the side of the road where the start of the Better Offer Track is. For...
Last Minute Canyoning: Bowens Ck Nth (Lower)

Last Minute Canyoning: Bowens Ck Nth (Lower)

Party: Yuxiao (Natalie) Wang, Chantal Bronkhorst, Mitchell Isaacs Leader: Mitchell Isaacs Date: 23 Sep 2017 Photos: (courtesy Chantal) http://bit.ly/2y1ZRWb As the weather forecast in Sydney and surrounds was in the mid thirties, we thought it would be a good idea to...
Helensburgh-Burning Palms-Otford

Helensburgh-Burning Palms-Otford

Walkers: Bruce (leading), Victoria, Cathie, Joyce, Genlei, Zhong, Deng, Kasey, Maranna, Zhen, Robert McK, Harriet, Rebecca, Ralf. Date: Sunday September 17, 2017. Because the walk was listed 3 weeks before the walk day, it was not too surprising that there were some...
Long Gully

Long Gully

Party: Marc, Andrew (Trip Leader), Eve, Ankit, Rebecca Date: 3rd September 2017 An early start was needed to do long gully so I proposed a relatively early meeting time to be at Hungry Jacks Marulan. I carpooled with Marc at the Bunnings crossroads carpark with Marc...
Mt Victoria – Mt York

Mt Victoria – Mt York

Party: Bruce (leading), Douglas, Erin, Zack, Liam, Joyce, Candice, Gong, Frances, Zhong. Date: 27/8/2017 Trackwork on the Northern Line caused a slight change of routine for me, needing to drive to Gordon Station and picking up Candice at Wahroonga on the way. At...
Umina – Patonga

Umina – Patonga

Party: Bruce (leading), Zhen, Gong, Lin, Aoi, Cathie, Tanay, Joyce, Yiling, Grace, Meng, Sara, Stine, Stuart Lawrence, Kasey. Date: 6th August 2017 As can be seen, a good turnout including some who joined up in 2nd Semester. We all met up at Woy Woy Station and I got...
Midwinter Walk

Midwinter Walk

Party: Bruce (leading), Harriet, Hendrick, Cathie, Zhong, Gong. Date: 24/6/2017 6 people was not a bad turnout for a saturday walk in the middle of exam period. I originally had 11 sign up but 3 pulled out for health reasons, and 2 just pulled out – didn’t...
Balloon Retrieve at Kolonga Labyrinth

Balloon Retrieve at Kolonga Labyrinth

Party: Nat, Tim, Carina Leader: Nat Date: 28/05/2017 Photos: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0BxIzIR-kWPgkVWdxazJfNDBUdlE?usp=sharing It all began with a random phone call from an engineer friend – a Usyd research team is looking for someone to retrieve a high...
Mt Mouin

Mt Mouin

Walkers: William, Savannah, Rhett, Leonardo, Clara, Georgina, Chris Leader: Chris Date: 27/5/2017 The group met at Blackheath station bright and early, a bit smaller than anticipated with 2 pulling out in the days leading up and 2 no shows. With a lot more space in...
Mt Wondabyne

Mt Wondabyne

Walkers: Bruce (leading), Victoria, Mu, Xuan Trang, Joyce, Cathie, Jingyue, Kim, Natalia. Date: 7/5/2017 Most of us met up wuth me at Wondabyne Station – except Natalia, who found herself in the front 4 cars of the train and couldn’t get off at this small...
Bjelke’s Mind

Bjelke’s Mind

Party: Clint, Damon, Ron Leader: Clint Date: 23/4/2017 Photos: https://goo.gl/photos/oiiAPWT4FxCEc9fL8 The walk out along the ridge dividing the arms of the Boori is easy, long, and a bit boring. A rough footpad took us nearly all the way to the pass we’d used...
Wentworth Falls Robert’s Pass walk

Wentworth Falls Robert’s Pass walk

Walkers: Bruce (leading), Ségolène, Joy, Maria, Cathie, Natalia. Date: 17th April 2017 Given the short notice of the walk (just 36 hours) I was only expecting a couple to come. Yet we ended up with 6 walkers, and there were two others who enquired but decided not to...
Otford – Burning Palms Figure 8 Pool

Otford – Burning Palms Figure 8 Pool

Walkers: Bruce (leading), Sophia, Nolan, Zi Hui, Victoria, Michael C, Xiang (Skylar), Leonardo, Merridy, Julia S., Cathie, Rebecca P. Date: 9/4/2017 After receiving advice several weeks ago from Alex Allchin that the Metropolitan Tunnel was flooded due to the constant...
MacMasters Beach – Kilcare

MacMasters Beach – Kilcare

Walkers: Bruce (leading), Katja, Victoria, Kevin, Douglas (Ming Yu), Lingxi, Cathy Yang, Gabrielle, Zeng, Mao, Yuwan. Date: 26/3/2017 Again, very good luck with the weather, with a near cloudless sky and warm weather. Most of us met up at Woy Woy Station, with myself...
Serendipity and Water Dragon Canyons

Serendipity and Water Dragon Canyons

Party: Clint, Ron Leader: Clint Date: 26/3/2017 Photos: https://goo.gl/photos/uFMhmyZdvvgTCVcR8 Ron and I to be were joined by two more, then four more, then ultimately nobody as the weather came and went through the week — but the fog lifted to blue skies as we...
Umina – Patonga

Umina – Patonga

Walkers: Bruce (leading), Yanran, Hendrick, Zi Hui, Mate, Kimberley, Siyu, Leonardo, Rebecca P, Efan, Cathie, Nolan Wu. Date: 19/03/2017 Before I start the walk report, a reminder that if you intend to visit the Royal Easter Show at Olympic Park this year (6-19...