Up and Downers Bushwalking Club

An updated walks program has been released - see below

Next Walk

Peter Perched in Pagoda Country
some fire trails, some tracks and some off-track
Saturday May 25 Newnes Plateau – Gardens of Stone NP
Walk description: This is a new walk on the Newnes Plateau over fire trails, walking tracks and several off-track sections. Minor sections not recceed so they will be map & compass work. This loop walk offers lovely bush and views into some deep ravines that are surrounded by sandstone cliffs.
Risks: Some off track sections, creek & swamp crossings, cliffs and the usual bushwalking risks.
Grade: Medium
Distance: 12.5km including approx 4 km off-track.
Meeting Time: 8.30am
Meeting Point: On the dirt road opposite the entrance to the Zig Zag railway, Old Bells Line of Road, Clarence. Do NOT park in the carpark as it is locked up early! Regroup into bigger cars for drive in.
Total Ascents: 220m Total Descents: 220m
Leaders: Peter and Jenny
Walkers: Peter, Jenny,
Deep Ravines

Last Walk

Walk Malabar Bay to La Perouse 12k: 15 Brave walkers survived rain, mud, water pools on fire trails 40 knot howling winds, gunfire, cliff edges & stuck in a Bittu Bush Forest,wrong directions,coastal walk nightmare, even the Golfers Stayed in Bed, I was even thanked for the walk. What a Team. Cheers Greg & Dawn.

Autumn 2024 Walks program

Please find attached our updated walks program for the next 6 months. See you on the track soon!

This is a guide only. Always check walk write up for final arrangements. Walks_program_Autumn_2024_V2.pdf

Member Updates

This year’s weekend away is at Highball House (formerly YHA) at Bundanoon on 20,21,22 September. Please put the dates in your diaries. Dave C.