Bondi Beach to Malabar

Walkers: Athena (leading), Bruce (writing this report), Wendy, Michael, and for a short while Gabriel. Date: 27/11/2017 We all met up at Bondi beach (except Gabriel who would join us at Coogee) and set off about 4.30pm to follow the Coast more or less to Malabar...
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...
Robert’s and Lindeman’s Passes and Lawton’s Creek Canyon (2/3rds)

Robert’s and Lindeman’s Passes and Lawton’s Creek Canyon (2/3rds)

Party: Bruce leading), Ashwin, Cathie, Peter, Phil (Meng), Xiaoxia. Date: 2/10/17 A good turnout for a walk on the October Long Weekend with relatively short notice. The long spell of dry weather was a chance to walk what are normally rather damp (and leech infested)...

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...