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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Umina – Patonga

Umina – Patonga

Walkers: Bruce, Joyce, Marte,Sara, Matthew, Linjing, Cathie. Leader: Bruce Date: 6/11/2016 We all met up at Woy Woy Station and then proceeded in Matthew’s car and my car for the 15 minute trip to the south end of Umina Beach. At the parking spot we were greeted...
Mt Wondabyne

Mt Wondabyne

Walkers: Bruce (leading), Maj-Britt, Yang, Hoi, Yahren, Jack. (and one “no show”). Date: 4/9/2016 Despite the short notice, and weather forecast earlier in the week I managed to get 6 people on this walk. We all got together off the train at Wondabyne...
Cowan to Brooklyn

Cowan to Brooklyn

Walkers: Bruce (leading), Olivia, Ceyuan, Julia, Cathie, Demerson, Lanjun, Chang-Hyun, Xaiting, Harriet, Sophie, Stuart Lawrence. (But 3 now shows – see later on). Date: Saturday 20th August 2016. 10 of us met up at Cowan Station, but as both Cathie and Demerson...
Camping 101 – Pindar Cave

Camping 101 – Pindar Cave

Party: Tom, Yi Fan (Tyler), Gavin, John Leader: John Friedman Date: 30-31/7/2016 For those who have not had the pleasure of camping in Pindar Cave, I hope this report whets your appetite. Our journey began in the last carriage of the train to Gosford, a carriage...
Berowra – Mt Kuringai

Berowra – Mt Kuringai

Date: 1st May 2016 Walkers: Bruce (leading), Amir, Hiswaty, Eliane. I took a punt on this Sunday being OK weather-wise even though there was a forecast if showers at some time. I was worried that maybe no one would join this walk, but 5 eventually did and got rewarded...
Cowan to Brooklyn

Cowan to Brooklyn

Walkers: Bruce, Phillip, Victor, Cathie, Zeyu, Yumeng, Nicholas. Date: 3rd April 2016 Leader: Bruce Another lucky break with the weather, with the previous day being a bit too hot for this walk, and the day after with heavy rain. The weather forecast for this Sunday...
Pearl Beach Patonga

Pearl Beach Patonga

Walkers: Bruce (leading), Maria, Cathie, Jennifer, Emma, Maricar. Date: 6th February 2016 Jennifer and myself arrived with our cars at Woy Woy Station and met up with Cathie Emma and Maricar. Marie was running late due to her infrequent bus service, and as the next...
Cowan to Brooklyn

Cowan to Brooklyn

Walkers: Bruce, Emily, Andrew, Yang, Tony. Leader: Bruce Date: 1/11/2015 With 2 prospective walkers having missed the rain at Central – due to bus delays in the city – 5 of us assembled at Cowan Station for the walk along a section of the Great North Walk...
Bobbin Head Loop

Bobbin Head Loop

Walkers: Andrew, Tim B, Tim H, Rochelle, Kate, Sophie, Yang Leader: Andrew Date: 24/10/15 We all met just outside the national parks gate on Bobbin Head Rd in the morning, parking out on the street to avoid the park entrance fee. After a week of rain, it was great to...
Aboriginal Art/Engraving Walk

Aboriginal Art/Engraving Walk

Party: Katy, Lilian, Andrew, YiLing, Zhan and Felix Leader: Felix Date: 23/8/2015 Credit: Many thanks to Trevor Leaman (from the Nura Gili astronomy team) for his permission in using the star diagrams that appear in this report. Disclaimer: I have tried to include...
Mt Wondabyne

Mt Wondabyne

Walkers: Bruce, Jessie, Catriona, Alireza, Farahnaz, Yuxin, Bruce Li, Chengxi, Yudong, Ivanilda, Suo. Leader: Bruce. Date: 16th August 2015. We all met up on the tiny platform at Wondabyne Station, and another walker headed for Patonga kindly took a group photo before...
Whale Watching Walk: MacMasters – Kilcare

Whale Watching Walk: MacMasters – Kilcare

Walkers: Bruce (leading), Gereltuya, Siva, Tharani, Emma, Anqi, Claire, Tony. Date: 28th June 2015. We all met up at Woy Woy Station, with Siva and Tharani driving up (and who were surprised to find that the train is faster than a car getting to Woy Woy from Sydney)....