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  • Walks have now resumed for fully vaccinated members.
  • For those not familiar with the areas in which walks are located we have included a map here showing locations on a Google map.


  • Bushwalkers Program
    To view and download the walks program to February 2022  click here for the pdf file

    Southern Highlands Bushwalkers Incorporated

    WALKS PROGRAM: To February 2022




    SAT 27 NOV and SUN 28 NOV
    There are 2 walks this weekend

    Walk #1
    Sat 27 Nov to Sun 28   Bollards Cave Ettrema Tops wilderness.
    Approx 20km wilderness walking following 2 differences creek systems and a possible camping cave? Starting point is Greta Road at St George on the Braidwood rd Rixons mine walk will be rescheduled to next year!
    Map NERRIGA
    Editor's note: An interesting video taken after the 2020 fires can be viewed at Ettrema Tops and Jones Creek hike in the Ettrema Wilderness wild camping
    Shane 0449 671 328 or smac1972@mail.com

    Walk #2
    Sun 28 Nov DHARAWAL NP

    **** Fully vaccinated walkers only ***
    Access from Appin Road. 10B trail to Quarry Lake, then a short off-track to Stokes Creek (not too rough) to have lunch beside cascading waterway over ascending rocks. Return along 10B to locked gate. Approx. 11km.
    Jenny 0447 185 128 or 4861 9992

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    ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    7:30pm, Tuesday 7 December, 2021
    Note that this is the first Tuesday in December to avoid the festive season.
    Venue: 1st Mittagong Scout Hall, 7 Louisa Street
    Visitors welcome
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    SAT 11 DEC to SUN 12 DEC LITTLE HORSESHOE BEND
    Overnight hike in Morton NP. Start Matodora Ridge, Monitor Mount, Little Horseshoe Bend, camp on the river. Side trip up Timís Gully to Sparkes Falls. Return via Panning Hill. Steep decent and river crossings. Hard 11km plus side trip to falls. Map: Touga.
    Shane 0449 671 328 or smac1972@mail.com

    MON 27 DEC to FRI 31 DEC ETTREMA WILDERNESS

    Five days on Ettrema Creek. Enter at Bullfrog Creek and exit at Transportation Spur. Inspect all the highlights in this section with a side trip up to Jones Creek mines. Compulsory swims and wet feet most days! Pack gear in dry bags. Hard 20km. Car shuffle. Maps: Nerriga & Touga.
    Shane 0449 671 328 or smac1972@mail.com

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    SAT 29 JAN to SUN 30 JAN 2022 MEGALONG VALLEY

    Overnight hike in Blue Mountains NP. Start at Dunphys Clearing, Ironpot Mountain, Ironmonger Spur, camp at Cox River. Sunday head up thru Lower Jenolan Gorge (compulsory swim), cross Scrubbers Hump, return via Breakfast Creek. Hard 20km. Map: Jenolan.
    Shane 0449 671 328 or smac1972@mail.com

    SUN 06 FEB 2022 WELCOME BACK PARTY

    To be advised Margaret 0490 803 576

    TUE 08 FEB 2022 CLUB MEETING

    SUN 13 FEB 2022 KANGAROO VALLEY

    Short section through lush rainforest beside mountain stream and waterfall. Ideal beginners walk. Approx. 6km including moderate 2km uphill on return. There is a $2 donation per walker for use of Cedarvaleís facilities. This will be collected at start of walk.
    Malcolm 0405 524 707 or 0490 803 576
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    2022 CAR CAMP To be advised
    Enquiries:
    Margaret 0490 803 576
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    CLUB MEETINGS
    Held in Mittagong at 7:30pm on 2nd Tuesday of most months. Visitors welcome. Venue: 1st Mittagong Scout Hall, 7 Louisa Street
    Enquiries: Malcolm 0490 803 576
    Enquiries: David 0431 858 611