The program for a month usually covers walks from the second Wednesday of the month to the second Wednesday of the following month. This program covers from the second Wednesday of June to the second Wednesday of July.
For more walks, see the Program for last month or next month.
If you are not familiar with the procedures of the Club, please read the Information for Walkers for details of booking on a walk, gradings, our requirement that all walkers sign an acknowledgement of risks and obligations, search and rescue procedures, equipment hire, etc.
Saturday 13 June: Wild Cattle Flat – S/E-M
Climb via fire trail east of Captains Flat to the trig station atop the Bollard Ridge from which views to the west. Then follow the ridge as it descends through open forest until you cross Ballinafad Creek. Lunch on a hill above the creek, then cross wild cattle flats and back to the cars through open forest. All on trail or easy off track. About 4 hrs actual walking. Return via the purple eatery. Map: Tinderry 1:25,000. Leader: Stan Marks 6254 9568(h), 6274 7350(w), email@example.com Transport: ~$60 per car.
13–14 June: Kioloa and Benandarah – M/M
the phasing out of timber harvesting on parts of the
Tuesday evening 16 June: Navigation Refresher #1: An evening with maps
A review of the basics of maps for bushwalking. Venue: Jenny & Rob H’s. Please book early.
Wednesday 17 June, 8pm: MONTHLY MEETING
Rugged Beyond Imagination, a presentation on the northern end of the Australian Alps by Matthew Higgins.
Main meeting room, St John’s Church Hall, Constitution Avenue, Reid.
Saturday 20 June: Molonglo Gorge – S/E
yourself at the attractiveness of this nearby gorge. Walk on track beside the
gorge, returning through the forest, perfect for a winter afternoon. Be at the
track head (down
Sunday 21 June: Buckenbowra Tops – M/M-R
along the escarpment in
Tuesday 23 June: Prairie Dog Creek and the Orroral Valley – L/M-R,ptX
W from the Granite Tops Walking Track, we’ll visit some significant granite
tors then head to the source of Prairie Dog Creek. Follow it down across
Tuesday evening 23 June: Navigation Refresher #2: Dead Reckoning exercise
Review of the use of the compass and distance measurement for situations with low visibility. Venue: Jenny & Rob H’s. Please book early.
Saturday 27 June: Faunce Hill – M/E
Hill is on the eastern side of the
Saturday 27 June: Navigation Refresher #3: Route following & position finding – M/E
A day’s walking in the hills west of Kambah using map and compass. Map: Tuggeranong 1:25,000 Leaders: Jenny & Rob H.
Sunday 28 June: Smokers Gap to
about 20 kms on track, through the attractive
Sunday 28 June:
and finish from the
Saturday 4 July:
through open forest near Captain’s Flat, initially on a fire trail to
Sunday 5 July: Brindabella N.P.–California Creek – S/R
Top Crossing we follow
4– 5 July: Navigation Refresher #4: Off- track in the Namadgi with map and compass – M/R
A weekend pack-trip route-finding using map and compass. Map: Yaouk 1:25,000. Leaders: Jenny & Rob H. Transport: $58 per car, $14–50– $19 per person.
Tuesday 7 July: Mt Coree and the Brindabella Range – L/M-R,ptX
Climb Mt Coree from Blundells Flat. Descend the steep S spur, following the border, to the intersection of Two Sticks and Curries Roads. Undulate along the border (who knows what we’ll find) to S of SH1326. Follow a convenient spur back down to Blundells Flat. Around 12 km + 900 m climb. Map: Cotter Dam 1:25000. Leader: John E. Transport: $15 per car. Further details at http://jevans.pcug.org.au Limit: 8.
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