Links to other ACT outdoor organisations
Rogaining: the sport of long distance cross country navigation. ACTRA organises several events each year including the ACT Roganing Championships – 8 and 24 hour.
Exercise in a social atmosphere and enjoy Canberra’s network of open spaces, parks, lakes and forests. No bookings are required. The emphasis is on relaxation and enjoyment.
The ANUMC is a community of students, graduates, public servants and more, who all have in common a passion for the outdoors and being active in adventure sports and other outdoor activities.
The Brindabella Bushwalking Club offers a range of walking opportunities. The club issues a new walks program twice a year including bushwalks, urban walks, and other activities to suit all standards of walkers.
CCCSC brings members together for day, overnight and longer ski tours from June to November if snow conditions permit. The tours are led by volunteer Club members.
The Kosciuszko Huts Association (KHA) is a voluntary organisation formed in 1971 to assist with the conservation, management and reconstruction of huts, homesteads and surrounds within Kosciuszko National Park (KNP) in southern NSW.
The Association works to promote national parks, their good management, and the protection of our fauna and flora, scenery, natural features and cultural heritage.
Links to other bushwalking organisations in Australia
Bushwalking Australia is the national body representing the interests of bushwalkers and other recreational walkers. The Canberra Bushwalking Club is affiliated with Bushwalking Australia via Bushwalking NSW.
Bushwalking NSW is the peak body for bushwalkers in NSW and the ACT. It represents over 12,000 bushwalkers from 69 bushwalking clubs. The Canberra Bushwalking Club is a member of Bushwalking NSW.
Bushwalking Queensland Inc. is the peak body that represents the interests of bushwalkers and members of affiliated bushwalking clubs in the state of Queensland.
Bushwalking Victoria is the peak body for all bushwalkers and bushwalking clubs in Victoria, representing 62 bushwalking clubs, 8 associated organisations and almost 200 individual members on bushwalking and conservation issues in Victoria.
Bushwalking WA represents the interests of Western Australian bushwalkers and has been engaged in continuous dialogue with Western Australian State Government agencies to allow bushwalking in Water Catchments.
The National Parks Association of NSW is a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to protect, connect and restore the integrity and diversity of natural systems in NSW and beyond, through national parks, marine sanctuaries and other means.
Walking SA is the not-for-profit peak body that leads, promotes and supports all forms of walking in South Australia, including walking for recreation, transport, health, wellbeing, organised events, adventure, environmental appreciation and fun experiences.
Links to bushwalking web sites of Club members
This site provides access to a log of bushwalking and cross country ski trips undertaken over the last 6 years – along the AAWT, Larapinta Trail, Heysen Trail, Wilderness Coast, Kosciuszko Main Range, The Kerries, Cobberras, Ettrema, Buddawangs, Black Allan Line etc
A set of photo albums containing selected photos from a section of Photodiary of a Nomad. Each album contains larger, higher resolution photos of different walks / trips, which highlight the landscapes that they pass through.
A blog about bushwalking in the ACT and nearby NSW. Information on this blog is shared in the hope that it might encourage others to get out and breathe a bit of fresh air.
This site has been set up to document a series of walks and travel to different parts of the globe. It is primarily for our own records and memories, but anyone who might find it of interest is welcome to browse. There are now 26 photodiaries covering 8300km of walks, plus the odd trips by canoe, bike and other means.
This site contains information about some great bushwalks and my favourite national parks in the Canberra region.
It also contains pictures I’ve taken on specific walks.
Links to other useful and interesting sites
The Bushwalker newsletter/magazine has a proud record since 1937. Read stories by legends of bushwalking: Dot English (Butler), Dorothy Lawry, Marie Byles, Myles and Milo Dunphy and others. There are also many of the modern authors of bushwalking stories and historical articles.
is an index of the best hikes, treks and tramps in the world. Our mission is simply catalogue the best hikes. Walks that can change your life. The West Coast Trail in Canada, for example.
With GPSies you can view and download tracks which have been recorded by a GPS device. Whether you are searching for running courses or Mountain Bike Tracks, with GPSies you can see which tracks others have recorded. And you can download all the tracks. Free.
Australia is a great country for outdoor activities like bushwalking (walking, tramping or backpacking), rock climbing and photography. These are my favourite activities and I have shared them through the medium of writing books and magazine articles for many years.
If you are planning to cross the Tasman and do some tramping, this site is an absolute must. Iit provides an enormous amount of information on different walking trails in the Land of the Long White Cloud.