Activities Program

This page contains information about the Mountain Devils bushwalking and social activities program.

You need to book in by the Friday before the activity. Leaders may place limits on the numbers attending and failure to book early can result in missing out on a place or the activity not proceeding. Also, if you print this list out and stick it on the fridge please don't forget to check back here for any changes that may have occurred.

COVID-19 Guidelines.

It is our intention to make our activities safe, enjoyable, and compliant with current COVID safe guidelines. Please Note:
- If you have cold or flu like symptoms then stay home.
- Participation is at the discretion of the activity leader.
- Car pooling permitted, but at the discretion of each driver.
- Please bring a face mask in case this is required to complete the activity.
- Appropriate use of hand sanitiser is strongly encouraged.
- Please follow any social distancing guidelines which may apply during the activity.
If in doubt, request clarification from the activity leader.

Thank you and enjoy your day.

Walk Grading Guide.

Distance:Terrain:
A - 0 to 5km's.
B - > 5 to 10km's.
C - > 10 to 15km's.
D - > 15 to 20km's.
E - > 20km's.
1 - Introductory or easy.
2 - Moderate difficulty.
3 - Challenging. For regular, fitter walkers.
4 - Strenous. Fit, experienced walkers only.
5 - Advanced. Difficult walks for experienced, fit, self sufficient walkers.

Further information on walk gradings can be found on our "Walk Grading" page, or if further clarification is required then discuss this with the Activity Leader when booking-in.


Please note:
- Contact Activity Leaders on the numbers quoted. NO text unless specifically stated.
- Public Transport - don’t forget your Opal Card.
- Entry fees apply to walks in the some National Parks.

November 2022

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Sun 6 Olympic Park/Homebush Bay.
Pleasant walk around the Olympic Park and Homebush Bay area. Generally flat 8km route at a relaxed pace.
Phil
0452 274 564
6-9pm (no text)
Dist: B
Ter: 2
Mon 7 Club Meeting - Catholic Club 7.30pm.
Monthly meeting, all welcome to attend.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm or text)
Social
Fri 11
to
Sun 13
Club camp at Lane Cove National Park.
Accommodation at Lane Cove Tourist Park. A program of short easy to medium walks in this picturesque area. Active social program. Walks to be finalised closer to trip. Cabin accommodation, caravans and tent sites. Bookings essential, please advise leader when you book. Members only.
Lyn
0413 587 794
Dist:
Ter:
Sun 20 Winmalee - Blue Gum Creek.
Explore a picturesque valley in the lower Blue Mountains and see a remarkable forest of Mountain Blue Gums. Distance 10 to 14km. Stunning area. Clear route on tracks and fire trails. Some steep sections but predominately flat pleasant walking. Depending on interest and ability of group option of extending walk to Grose Mountain for great view over the lower Grose Valley.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm or text)
Dist: C
Ter: 3,4
Sat 26 Prospect Reservoir Bike Ride.
Medium bike ride, distance 20km rewarded by a tasty lunch! Note this is a Saturday activity.
Phil
0452 274 564
6-9pm (no text)
Dist: D
Ter: 2
Sun 27 Fitzroy Falls - Western Rim Track.
Very scenic medium grade walk. 6km. Great views of the falls and scenic valley.
Roz
0405 017 979
Dist: B
Ter: 2

December 2022

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Sun 4 Kanagroo Creek - Royal National Park.
We walk to lovely picnic spot at a creek junction for lunch. Not a long walk but 2 short ascents and 2 descents. Relaxed pace
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm preferred)
Dist: B
Ter: 3
Mon 5 Club Meeting - Catholic Club 7.30pm.
Monthly meeting, all welcome to attend.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm or text)
Social
Sat 10 Christmas Party at Gledswood winery. Carmel
0419 296 628
Social
Christmas - New Year Break.
Have a good Christmas and New Year. See you in 2023.
Dist:
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January 2023

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Sat 7 New Years Twilight Walk - Kentlyn.
Exact route will depend on the weather and track conditions and will be decided on day. Twilight/night bushwalk around local bushland. 6-8km distance. Working torch essential. No torch, no walk.
Michael
0411 234 217
(no text)
Dist: B
Ter: 2
Sun 15 Manly Foreshore Walk.
Relaxed gently undulating walk along the foreshore from Manly to Forty Baskets Beach and maybe Reef Beach. Views. Bring Opal card.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm or text)
Dist: B
Ter: 2
Fri 20 Autumn Activities Program.
Deadline today if you wish to lead an activity. Please consider contributing. Contact Andy.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm or text)
 
Sat 21 Symphony in the Park - Parramatta.
Always a great social night and cultural experience. Note this is a Saturday activity.
Lyn
0413 587 794
Social
Sun 22 Vacant - Anyone who can put on an activity please contact Andy. Dist:
Ter:
Sat 28 Rose Bay to Watsons Bay.
Stunning harbour foreshore walk through a spectacular area This is a Saturday activity. Bring Opal card.
Phil
0452 274 464
(6-9pm no text)
Dist: C
Ter: 2,3

February 2023

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Sat 4 Wolli Creek to Brighton Le Sands.
An 8km mostly flat & easy walk on paths with a short roadside section. Head home or lunch at RSL. Public transport.
Kerri
02 4625 4537
(after 5pm)
Dist: B
Ter: 1
Sun 5 Vacant - Anyone who can put on an activity please contact Andy. Dist:
Ter:
Mon 6 Club Meeting - Catholic Club 7.30pm.
Monthly meeting, all welcome to attend.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm or text)
Social
Sun 12 Vacant - Anyone who can put on an activity please contact Andy. Dist:
Ter:
Sun 19 Vacant - Anyone who can put on an activity please contact Andy. Dist:
Ter:
Sat 25 Bike Ride from Bulli to Wollongong.
22kms on shared bike paths. It starts at Bulli and goes to the Basin (Wollongong Harbour). Lunch at Lang Park which is near the Basin. Return along the same route as outward journey. Classified as an easy/medium ride. Note this is a Saturday activity.
Phil
0452 274 464
(6-9pm no text)
Dist: E
Ter: 2
Sun 26 Mt Alexandra (Mittagong) and Sixty Foot Falls.
2 short walks one to a scenic lookout and also visit spectacular Sixty Foot Falls. Maybe a picnic lunch at idyllic Lake Alexandra Reserve.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm preferred)
Dist: B
Ter: 3,4

Most club activities start from The Catholic Club carpark, access the club carpark from the Camden Rd entrance and park in the first carpark area on the left. Link to meeting spot location map.
Please check with the Leader for the departure time from the designated meeting spot, please don't just "show up on the day" as our Activity Leaders need to know the number of likely participants before the activity.

Future Events


Date Activity Leader Grade
10th to 12th March 2023 Kanangra Boyb National Park.
Friday March 10th to Sunday March 12th 2023. Car camp at Boyd River camping area with scenic walks. Campsite bookings essential. Members only.
Phil
0452 274 564
6-9pm (no text)
Dist:
Ter: