Activities Program

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

It is essential you book-in by mid-week. Leaders may place limits on the numbers attending and failure to book-in 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.

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 - Graded track, some incline.
2 - Graded track, hills, creek crossings.
3 - Rough track, steep sections, creek crossings.
4 - Off-track, moderate.
5 - Off-track, hard.
6 - Rock scrambling, exposure to heights.

For further information on walk gradings please refer to our "Walk Grading" page, or if further clarification is required then discuss this with the Activity Leader when booking-in.

November 2017

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Sun 5 Vacant.
Anyone who can put on an activity this weekend please contact John.
   
Mon 6 Club Meeting - Catholic Club 7.30pm.
All welcome to attend our monthly meeting.
John
0419 275 313
Social
Sun 12 Brokers Nose walk.
An easy/medium walk along the Illawarra escarpment up to a great lookout. Then down to Wollongong for a fish and chips lunch.
Harry
0428 788 889
Dist: B
Ter: 1,2
Sun 19 Introduction to Off Track bushwalking.
We haven't done this for some years. Approx 10-12km walk in Dharawal NP with approx 2km of moderate off-track to abandoned earthquake station. Great way to try off-track walking. Depending on route there could be time for a swim as well. Members only.
Michael
0411 234 217
Dist: C
Ter: 2,4
Sun 26 Vacant.
Anyone who can put on an activity this weekend please contact John.
   

December 2017

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Sun 3 Peter Meadows Creek - Kentlyn.
Sub 10km walk along a pretty local valley. Aboriginal sites, building ruins. Easy end to the year.
Michael
0411 234 217
Dist: B
Ter: 2
Mon 4 Club Meeting - Catholic Club 7.30pm.
All welcome to attend our monthly meeting.
John
0419 275 313
Social
Sun 10 Christmas Party.
Casual lunch at Ingelburn RSL bistro. Please let Roslyn know you will attending ASAP.
Roslyn
9618 3964
or
0405 017 979
Social
  Christmas Break. See you all in the New Year.    

January 2018

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Sun 7 Cave Creek Tunnel - Hill Top.
Sub 5km walk to both ends of natural creek cave/tunnel. Optional explore cave (bring torch), one ladder (easy). Lunch at cave or nearby. Easy start to the new walking year.
Michael
0411 234 217
Dist: A
Ter: 2
Sun 14 A Ferry Fun Day.
Relaxing day on the water visiting a few places around the harbour. May include short walks, markets etc. Any suggestions considered. Public transport, please bring your opal card.
Kerri after 5PM
(02) 4625 4537
Dist: A
Ter: 1
Sun 21 Box Vale Track.
Walk through various vegetation, historic rail cuttings and tunnel. Views over the Barragorang Valley.
Rosslyn
02 9618 3964
Dist: B
Ter: 1
Sun 28 Vacant.
Anyone who can put on an activity this weekend please contact John.
   
Mon 29 Autumn Activities Program.
Deadline today if you wish to lead an activity. Please consider contributing. Contact John.
   

February 2018

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Sun 4 Wendy’s Secret Garden.
A take it easy summer stroll around Wendy’s Secret Garden at Lavender Bay. Walk may continue to the Botanical Gardens and Government House gardens (if open) depending on the temperature. Public transport please bring your opal card.
Kerri after 5PM
(02) 4625 4537
Dist: A
Ter: 1
Mon 5 Club Meeting - Catholic Club 7.30pm.
All welcome to attend our monthly meeting.
John
0419 275 313
Social
Sun 11 Vacant.
Anyone who can put on an activity this weekend please contact John.
   
Sun 18 Little River - Buxton.
A short walk in a pretty sandstone gorge in Bargo Conservation Area.  Track may be eroded and steep in parts.  Swim or paddle opportunity.
Jenny
0447 185 128
Dist: A
Ter: 3
Sun 25 Forest Track - Illawarra Escarpment.
12km walk along the escarpment from Maddens Plain to above Stanwell Park and return. Lots of spectacular coastal views.
Michael
0411 234 217
Dist: C
Ter: 2



NOTE: Entry fees apply to walks in the some National Parks. Members with an NPWS Exemption Card should bring it along.

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
Sat
Mar 31
Blue Moon Walk.
Walk local fire trails/tracks by torchlight. Further details next program.
Michael