SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS BUSHWALKERS inc.
WALKS PROGRAM Sept 2019 to February 2020


SUN SEPT 29. MT. ANNAN BOTANIC GARDENS
12k Moderate walk around the tracks and gardens. Some steep sections. If anyone wishes to purchase coffee etc prior to start of walk please arrive early as the cafe is very crowded. Stephanie 0490 803 576

SAT OCT 5 BOTTOM OF BONNUM PIC
Go down Burnt Flat Creek track to bottom of Bonnum Pic to see it from a different angle.16km, long steep climb out. Optional extension to Wollondilly River
David M. 0431 858 611
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WED OCT 9 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
SES HQ Bessemer St. Mittagong (next to railway line) at 7.30 pm. Visitors welcome see "notes"
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SUN OCT 13 HILL TOP TRACKS
Loop walk on tracks west of Hill Top via railway line, Hex rocks, lookouts and Cumbertine trig.
Malcolm : Ph. 0405 524 707 or 0490 803 576

SUN OCT 20 TRESTLE TRACK & TOLWONG
MINE: Bungonia
Approx 13km.
Extremely difficult and strenuous, steep and exposed to vertical drops. Wet Shoalhaven River crossing. Exploratory and off track to the chimneys and mine shaft. Fit walkers only. AFTER 5PM PLEASE.
Greg M. 0419 330 908

SUN OCT 27 GERRINGONG FALLS
1. Easy Version:
To the top of the falls via creek and
swimming holes.

2. As above then Strenuous, difficult climb down vertical shaft (rabbit Hole) to a gully at the base of Gerringong Falls. The destination includes a spectacular square formation swimming hole. We will be going into the falls the short way (not the long fire trail). Not for the faint hearted. David H. 0427 864 251

SUN NOV 3
BROOKS PLATEAU, Tallowa
Relatively flat walk mostly on fire trails. Four lookouts with views over Shoalhaven Gorge towards Ettrema wilderness. Approx. 10km.
Richard : 4861 1821 or 0491 619 543

WED NOV 6 SCULPTURES BY THE SEA
Coogee to Bondi.
Enjoy scenic views along coast via Eastern Suburbs beaches and Waverley Cemetery and sculptures. Approx 6k. Public Transport.
Leader: Stephanie
contact Margaret 0490 803 576


WED NOV 13 CLUB MEETING - see "notes

SUN NOV 10 WOMBEYAN CAVES
Two loop walks (one goes into a small cave) about 8km. Optional wade in creek and optional walk through cave approx $20.
David M. 0431 858 611

SUN NOV 17 MISSINGHAM STEPS
Down Missingham Steps, rock hop down river to a great swimming pool then later in the day return via steps. Strenuous walk possibility of slippery conditions.
AFTER 6PM PLEASE Roger 4861 4389

SUN NOV 24 TALLOWA DAM - Canoe/Kayak
trip from Tallowa Dam to Sunken Forest/Yarunga Creek approx 15k return; Early Start
Greg M 0419 330 908

SUN DEC. 1. CHRISTMAS PARTY:
NEPEAN DAM from 10am
Venue changed due to unforseen circumstances.
from 10am, w
ith meat, tea, coffee and punch provided. Please bring PLATE, CUP & CUTLERY and inform me a few days before whether you will be bringing salad, sweets or nibblies.
Margaret 0490 803 576

SUN FEB 2 KANGAROO VALLEY
Short section through lush rainforest, beside mountain stream and waterfall. Ideal beginners walk. 6k overall. Moderate 2k uphill on return.
Mal. 0405 524 707 or 0490 803 576

WED FEB 13 CLUB MEETING

_____________________________________________ CLUB MEETINGS are held at SES HQ Bessemer St. Mittagong next to railway line at 7.30pm. second Wednesday of each month. Visitors welcome. Enquiries: Malcolm 0405 524 707 or
David 0427 864 251
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NEXT YEARS CAR CAMP
will be based at Katoomba Falls Blue Mountains Tourist Park Phone number
02 4782 1835. from Sunday 3rdth May. 2020 Just book the numbers of days your would like to stay
The cabins range from small to large. You must book your own accommodation. Camp sites also available. More details next programme.
Enquiries: Margaret 0490 803 576