Kiama Coast Walk

Kiama Coast Walk

Leader: Chris Wilson Date: 11 August 2018 Photos:  https://photos.app.goo.gl/NvEq1nuesdoo4HoV8 On Saturday 11 August 2018 I led a walk along the Kiama Coast Walk on the South Coast. Although not technically a difficult walk, it is 22km in its entirety. What I think...
Ruined Castle

Ruined Castle

Group: Bruce (leading), Yumeng, James S, Shirin, Anneke, Shengrong, Trea Christine Troussart, Julie S, Winoah, Han Yu, Nikolaus K, Yiran, Lisa, Maria G, Robin, Hongyi, Leopold, Jenny B, Simone Vis, Juliana, Weihao, Cosette, Madison, Cecile, Jiangfeng. Date: 5/8/2018...
Boxvale track, 40 Foot Falls and Nattai Gorge

Boxvale track, 40 Foot Falls and Nattai Gorge

Party: Martin, Christian (Leader) Date: 28/7/2018 Photos: https://photos.app.goo.gl/paXwXPtfUdSg27wf9 The Southern Highlands contain some nice bushwalks of all grades, and can get you into some quite wild country, yet still close to civilization. One of my favourites...

South Lawson Waterfalls Walk

Party: Fraser, Matthew, Kylie, Tina, David, Leo, Jacqualine, John Leader: John Friedman Date: 17/6/2018 One of the coldest June days ensured we would stay moving for most of the day in order to keep warm as we explored the waterfalls south of Lawson. The day began...
Mt Victoria Mt York

Mt Victoria Mt York

Walkers: Bruce (leading), Claudia, Phillip, Elizabeth, Cathie, Nathalie, Ansura, Samuel (Sam), Shiu, Shaomei, Tamara, Jingwen, Nehir, Monica, Matt E. Date: 27/5/2018 A very interesting trip with lots of unusual things to see: Kangaroos, sheep, a Black Chook, horses,...
Mt Wondabyne

Mt Wondabyne

Group: Bruce (leading), Sophia, Kewal, Zhong, Elodie, Pierre, Chloe Y, Tessa, Thi, Alex B, Madeleine, Cecilia, James. (And no “no-shows”!). Date: 6/5/2018 With trackwork on the Blue Mountains Line that weekend, and a late arrival of cooler autumn weather,...
Red Baron Walk (Spaziergang des Roten Barons): Cowan to Brooklyn

Red Baron Walk (Spaziergang des Roten Barons): Cowan to Brooklyn

Party: Bruce (leading), Nathalie, Matthgias, Cathie, Anja, Sofie, Erica, Vanessa, Tibor, Katherine, Jiahui, Jacqualine, Pegah. Date: 22/4/2018 11 of the group met up at Cowan Station (9 off trains, and Nathalie and Matthias driving there). Meanwhile, I had been...
Walls Pass and Cedar Creek

Walls Pass and Cedar Creek

Present: Samantha Waldon, Hendrik Bethke, Zachary Wollman, Leonardo Novelli, Paul Griffiths (trip leader) Date: 22/4/2018 Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/130167675@N03/albums/72157692916783652 A long day in perfect weather with just enough excitement to keep it...
Loftus-Karloo Pool-Heathcote

Loftus-Karloo Pool-Heathcote

Walkers: Bruce (leading), Nicole, Lilith, Cathie, Olivia, Yichen, Chia-Yi (Joy), Shing Cheng, Jacqueline, Mason, Nathalie, Matthias, Mason. Date: 2/4/2018 Not a bad turnout for a Monday public holiday. It was also expected to reach 30 degrees at Cronulla, so if we...
Yileen Canyon

Yileen Canyon

Party: Jeremiah, Elise, Joel, Campbell, Andrew (Trip Leader), Kat, Tim, Nanakie Date: 24/3/2018 We met at the North Richmond bakehouse early Sunday morning and car pooled into 3 cars to the clearing that is right on the turnoff of the Mt Wilson road. The 3 car drivers...
Ruined Castle

Ruined Castle

Walkers: Bruce (leading), Matthias, Nathalie, Ansura, Fadi, Sui, Adam, Daniel, Nicola, Cathie, Shafieq. Date: 25/3/2018 Before I start on this trip report, I remind members that if you go to the Royal Easter Show at Olympic Park, you can buy woollen socks at retail...
New member walk

New member walk

Walkers: Bruce (leading), Tessa Royal, Kewal Shah, Sheena Cabe, Campbell McLauchlan, Sophia Braun, Charlie Chen, Tim Chen, Sally Bennett, Phillip Kern, Cathie Johanson, Chloe Coulits, Lauren Lai, Jasmine Gheini, Cameron Eggins, Tamara Umfogl, Vanessa Wong, Jacqualine...
Beginner Canyoning Macquarie Rivulet

Beginner Canyoning Macquarie Rivulet

Present: Lisa Redwood, Campbell McLauchlan, Hendrik Bethke, Adam George, Avram Winston, Samantha Marriott, Zi Hui Lie, Charlie Chen, Maria Kempe, Zachary Wollman, Adam Kaplan, Eva Liebentritt, Maria Petersson, Mingda Xiao, Mark Kabbara, Samantha Waldon,...
Beginner Canyoning Macquarie Rivulet

Beginner Canyoning Macquarie Rivulet

Present: Lisa Redwood, Campbell McLauchlan, Hendrik Bethke, Adam George, Avram Winston, Samantha Marriott, Zi Hui Lie, Charlie Chen, Maria Kempe, Zachary Wollman, Adam Kaplan, Eva Liebentritt, Maria Petersson, Mingda Xiao, Mark Kabbara, Samantha Waldon,...
Otford – Burning Palms – Helensburgh

Otford – Burning Palms – Helensburgh

Walkers: Bruce (leading), Nathalie, Matthias, Zhong, Chao, Alireza, Farahnaz, Pegah, Gavin, Amanda, Matthew. Date: 17/2/2018 Luck was with us on this walk, with no rain (despite a prediction earlier in the week), and a quite low low tide in the afternoon. We also did...
Umina-Patonga

Umina-Patonga

Walkers: Bruce (leading), Olivia, Cathie, Wei, Zhong, Zhen, Fadi, Nathalie, Matthias, Ansuya, Chloe, Liu, Chao, Xintong (Deb). Date: 21/01/2018 Planning this walk meant keeping a close eye on the local weather forecasts for several days beforehand, hoping that the...
Bondi Beach to Malabar

Bondi Beach to Malabar

Walkers: Athena (leading), Monica, Karen, Greg, “Girl of Finland (guest), Bruce (writing this report). Date: 28/12/2017 It is curious that on so many bushwalks into distant national parks we see few or no animals or birds, yet here we are on a walk in...
Sassafras Gully, Springwood

Sassafras Gully, Springwood

Walkers: Bruce (leading), Zhong, Cathie, Maria S, Kundi, Zhen, Yahren. Date: 10/12/2017 Although 8 people signed up, only 5 people got off the train at Springwood Station (Zhong had driven up and was waiting for us there). Within a few minutes I got a call from person...
Whirlpool Canyon (Wollangambe River)

Whirlpool Canyon (Wollangambe River)

Party: T2, Em, Kshitij, and Bron (on and off) Leader: T2 Date: 10/12/2017 Original report: https://fatcanyoners.org/2017/12/10/whirlpool-canyon/ Sometimes I feel like an easy day out, travelling through a canyon I know will deliver maximum bang for my effort. Then...
Claustral Canyon ‘Clausfest’

Claustral Canyon ‘Clausfest’

Present: Paul Griffiths (trip leader), Marty Frappell, Jennifer Frappell, Bárbara Jimenez, Loren Apokourastos, Carina Lucchinelli, Elise Flickinger,  Jon Urrejola, Martin Daly, Tony Ruzek, James Cordukes, Jeremiah Flickinger, Samantha Waldon, Adrian Spragg, Frances...