SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS BUSHWALKERS (Inc)
9 Bertha St Hill Top 2575
Phone 0490 803 576 or 0427 864 251
MEMBERSHIP.Membership fees of $20 per year per person plus a $5 joining fee for new members.
The club year is from 1st January to 31st December. New memberships between 1st July to 31st December pay $10 membership plus $5 joining fee. Children under 18 years cannot be members and must be accompanied by responsible member on walks. Personal accident insurance is not supplied.
DOGS. Dogs are not permitted on any club walks, due to the possible risk of accidents caused by the dogs running amongst walkers. Also many of our walks are in National Parks and private property where dogs are not allowed.
CAR SHARING. The recommended method of sharing transport is 30 cents per kilometre divided between all persons in the car, including the driver.
EQUIPMENT. Necessary equipment for a day walk consists of:
* A hat. Preferably with broad brim
* Good walking shoes and comfortable clothing including a rain jacket. Jeans not recommended.
Sunscreen, Insect repellent
* At least one litre of water. Soft drinks do not substitute
* Basic first aid kit which should include:
A roller bandage, 5m. by 75mm
IMPORTANT.Do not split up the group during a walk. The group must stay with the slowest person. Except for an emergency, when two people may be sent for help.
WALKS If you wish to join a walk, please contact the nominated walk leader about two days before the day of the walk. If you cannot contact the walk leader, contact Malcolm 0490 803 576 to pass message along. Time for completion of walks cannot be predicted. You may get home later than you expected.
CLUB MEETINGS Club meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month, except December and January, at 7.30pm. SES HQ lot 5 Bessemer St. Mittagong (next to railway line). All members and visitors are welcome.
Erica Rink0426 479 147
David Hardie 0427 864 251
Julie Reumer 0408 480 150
David MacFarlane 0431 858 611
Margaret Hughes 0490 803 576
Brett Neil 0428 961 470
Moderate: Fairly level on track. Up to 12km
Medium: On tracks, some steep sections up to 20k,
Hard: On and off track including scrub and steep sections. Navigation may be difficult.
Exploratory: Mostly off track, requiring navigation skills