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:
- Vaccinated participants only. Minimum of 2 COVID-19 vaccinations required.
- Please carry proof of vaccination.
- 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. Wearing a face mask is currently a requirement on public transport.
- 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.

May 2022

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Sun 1 Heathcote National Park.
Loop walk around the SE corner of Heathcote NP. Waterfall - Camp Coutts Track - Lake Toolooma - Mt Westmacott - Bullawarring Track - Myuna Ck - Bullawarring or Mooray Track - Waterfall. Undulating walk. Steam engine ruins, great views, waterfalls. Small scramble to top of Westmacott. 12-15km.
Michael
0411 234 217
(no text)
Dist: C
Ter: 2
Mon 2 Club Meeting - Catholic Club 7.30pm.
All welcome to attend our monthly meeting.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm or text)
Social
Sun 8 Mothers day.
Happy Mothers Day to all the mums.
   
Sun 15 Magical Mystery Southern Highlands Activity.
Total distance about 5 kms for short walks and car pooling between activities. Easy grading. Suit all abilities, picnic morning tea supplied and optional lunch at Robertson pub. Fun day with great scenery.
Lyn
0413 587 794
(after 5pm)
Dist: A
Ter: 2
Sun 22 Dharawal National Park Exploratory.
Visit a rarely walked area near Four Mile Creek catchment. Mainly on old partially-overgrown trails but will include an off-track section.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm or text)
Dist: C
Ter: 3
Sun 22
to
Sun 29
Club car camp at Warrumbungles.
Club camp at Warrumbungles near Coonabarrabran. Several days of graded walks including the Iconic Grand High Tops circuit. Contact leader for more details. Members only, limited numbers.
Phil
0452 274 564
6-9pm (no text)
Social and Walks
Sun 29 Vacant.
Anyone who can add a activity please contact Andy.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm or text)
Dist:
Ter:

June 2022

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Sun 5 Minnimurra to Kiama.
Delightful coastal walk at Kiama along a spectacular section of coast with possible whale sightings.
Lyn
0413 587 794
(after 5pm)
Dist: B
Ter: 2
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 Martins Creek Loop - Nattai NP.
Return visit to explore area around root cellar found on previous walk. Then walk down to waterfall on Martins Creek. Head up creek via very overgrown track, then either Disappointment Trail or Horse Track to Wattle Ridge. Very overgrown tracks along Martins creek. Medium group size limit. Members only.
Michael
0411 234 217
(No text)
Dist: D
Ter: 3
Sun 19 Northbridge to Neutral Bay Junction.
We start our day with a walk over the historic Cammeray Suspension Bridge. Then taking local roads & easy bush tracks to pass by 2 old shipwrecks at Salt Pan Creek. Hills, some stairs & scenic views. Public transport.
Kerri
02 4625 4537
(after 5pm)
Dist: B
Ter: 2
Sun 26 Bungonia Lookouts Walk.
Explore the fascinating Bungonia escarpment with great views and great walking. From Campground visit Bungonia and Adam's lookouts (Green Track). If time permits may include visit to Jerrara Falls (Yellow track).
Phil
0452 274 564
6-9pm (no text)
Dist: B
Ter: 2

July 2022

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Fri 1
to
Sun 3
July Club Camp, Ulladulla.
Club Camp at Ulladulla visiting Budawang Range in Morton National Park. 2 walks scheduled Saturday 2nd July, Mount Bushwalker Grade B/2-3 and Sunday 3rd July , Pigeon House Mountain (Didthul) Grade B/3-4. Members only activity. Suggested overnight stay in Ulladulla/Milton area.Opportunity for social activities.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm preferred or text)
See description.
Wed 6 Dharawal National Park Exploratory.
Focus on the O'Hares Creek and Cobbong Creek areas. May include significant off-track walking. Hope to discover future scenic lookout opportunities and possibilities for future activities. Flexible route. Please note this is a mid-week activity.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm preferred or text)
Dist: C
Ter: 2,3
Sat 9 Prospect Reservoir Bike Ride.
Medium bike ride, distance 20km rewarded by a tasty lunch!
Phil
0452 274 464
6-9pm (no text)
Dist: D
Ter: 2
Sun 10 Curra Moors - Royal National Park.
Undulating walk across a heathland with wildflowers and distant views to coast. Might even spot a migrating whale if lucky.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm preferred or text)
Dist: B
Ter: 2,3
Mon 11 Club Meeting - Catholic Club 7.30pm.
Annual General meeting. Members are encouraged to attend this important meeting.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm or text)
Social
Sun 17 Boobera Pool - Heathcote NP.
16km (approx) walk to one of the hidden gems of Heathcote NP. Waterfall - Mooray or Bullawaring Track - Bullawaring Track - Goanna Track - Unnamed Track (very overgrown) - Boobera Pool Track and return. Lots of up and down hills. River crossing (possible wet feet). Suit fitter walkers.
Michael
0411 234 217
(No text)
Dist: D
Ter: 2,3
Fri 22 Spring Activities Program.
Deadline today if you wish to lead an activity. Please consider contributing. Contact Andy.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm or text)
 
Sun 24 Social Picnic - Cataract Dam.
Enjoy a great day with your Devils friends and discover their culinary creations! Delightful short walks at this scenic and historic dam with great facilities.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm preferred or text)
Social
Sun 31 Loves Bay to Gerringong.
Continuation of coastal trail south from Kiama, pretty scenery delightful views, pleasant walking
Phil
0452 274 464
6-9pm (no text)
Dist: C
Ter: 2,3

August 2022

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Mon 1 Club Meeting - Catholic Club 7.30pm.
All welcome to attend our monthly meeting.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm or text)
Social
Sun 7 Painters Walk.
From Taronga Zoo around to Cremorne wharf, on track through bush and footpaths, panaramic views of middle harbour and there are steps.
Roz
0405 017 979
Dist: B
Ter: 2
Sun 7 Exploratory Walk - Kentlyn.
Loop walk in Kentlyn. Overgrown tracks and exploratory section with possible off-track walking. From Freres we will reacquaint ourselves with tracks along the western side of Peter Meadows Creek, traverse Keith Longhurst Reserve, explore tracks along the Georges River cliff tops to Freres Crossing, return to cars. Lots of up and down. Limited numbers. Experienced members only. 10 to 15km. Possible off-track.
Michael
0411 234 217
(No text)
Dist: C
Ter: 2,3
Sat 13 Bike Ride at Lake Illawarra.
Medium bike ride approximate distance 20km.
Phil
0452 274 464
6-9pm (no text)
Dist: D
Ter: 2
Sun 14 Bidjigal Reserve.
A look around 'North Rocks Dam' before walking some of the different tracks in this 186 hectare reserve. Creek crossings, uneven surfaces, hills & fire trails. A big stairway climb up to our morning tea spot, otherwise an easy day out. Public transport.
Kerri
02 4625 4537
(after 5pm)
Dist: B
Ter: 2
Sun 21 Ahearn Lookout - Nattai NP.
12km undulating walk with some of the best lookouts in the Nattai. Views from Point Hill include Mt Jellore, Mt Colong and Yerranderie Peak. Great views across Nattai Wilderness from Ahearns.
Michael
0411 234 217
(No text)
Dist: C
Ter: 2
Sun 28 Vacant.
Anyone who can put an activity on this weekend please contact Andy.
Dist:
Ter:

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
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