Up and Downers Bushwalking Club

A new walks program for 2022 has been released. See below for more details.

NEXT WALK

Saturday 21st May: Part of the Great West Walk and a new walk. Start around Remembrance Garden at Oxley Park, past Federation Forrest, through Mt Druitt to Whalan Reserve & Ropes Creek and finally to Wianamatta Regional Reserve and South Creek.
Note: there are at least two points to purchase coffee
Distance: 13 km to Wianamatta Reserve or 15 km which includes going to South Creek and back to the car park. (the extra walk is through a nice bit of forrest)
Grade: Medium
Major Ascents/Descents: Not much
Risk Assessment: Normal walking risks.
Meeting time: 8:30 am
Meeting place: Cark park 180 m inside Wianamatta Reserve from the Mainwaring Street entrance. Car shuffle to the start at Ophir Grove just off Mt Druitt Road.
Leaders: Justin
Walking: Justin, Pauline, Iren
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Last Walk

Cascade above Kingfisher Pool
Saturday 7 May. The weather gods were kind to us and 11 smiling walkers really appreciated the beautiful blue sky day. Still lots of mud and water on tracks, but no leeches encountered today so more reason for smiles. Heathcote NP circuit had challenges enough for most and more than one of us had a slide/slip but thankfully no serious injuries. After walk refreshments enjoyed at the Heathcote Inn where some of our group managed to totally confuse the bar staff. A good day all round, thanks all for your input.

Walk schedule for 2022

Hi all, The walks program for the first half of 2022 has been released. Looking forward to seeing you all on the track very soon. Regards Julie and Garry

Activities Guide Activities_Guide__Feb_to_June_2022.pdf

Upcoming Events

Some dates for your diaries.
Our weekend away at Abernathy House in the Hunter Valley has been booked for 3/4/5 June, 2022.
Dave C.

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