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.

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.


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. Members with an NPWS Exemption Card should bring it along.

June 2020

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Mon 1 Club Meeting - Catholic Club 7.30pm.
All welcome to attend our monthly meeting.
Kevin
4628 6974
Social
Sun 7 Dharawal NP - Matilda Tank.
Visit the WW2 Matilda Tank in Dharawal NP. All on footpads and fire trails with a short off-track section through scrub. 12-15km depends on route, undulating with a couple of short steep bits, and two easy creek crossings. Members only.
Michael
0411 234 217
Dist: B
Ter: 3,4
Sun 14 Sutherland to Padstow.
Starting at Sutherland, a easy warm up section before a very steep, rocky descent at Prince Edward Park. Later crossing the old & new Woronora River & Alfords Point bridges along way. Ending with a wander along Salt Pan Creek to Padstow. Some exit points, big stairway, creeks, hills & a cheating bus ride included. Fit walkers only. Public Transport.
Kerri
After 5:00pm on
4625 4537
Dist: C
Ter: 3
Sun 21 Minnimurra to Kiama.
Highlights of walk Cathedral rocks and Bombo headland and bring binoculars as peak of whale watching season. Hilly at beginning and end of walk. All on shared pathway. 8.3 kms with beautiful scenery.  Lunch at Kiama or bring lunch. Public transport.
Lyn
0413 587 794
Dist: B
Ter: 1
Sun 28 Wattamolla Triangle - RNP.
Exploratory walk to see if we can locate the abandoned WW2 anti-tank training range in the Royal National Park near Curracurrong Creek (Eagle Rock area). Should be less than 10km but we may do some side trips as well. Along the Coast Track with an off-track section through coastal heath. Limited numbers, members only.
Michael
0411 234 217
Dist: C
Ter: 2,4

July 2020

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Sun 5 Picnic Lunch Mt Annan Botanical Gardens.
Come and share a gourmet lunch with your Devil friends at scenic Mt Annan. All welcome.
Andy
0468 901 435
6-8pm (or text message)
Social
Sun 12 Troys Creek Lookout - Nattai NP.
16-17km walk in Nattai NP. Long fire trail plod with approx 4km of moderate off-track to lookout above Troys Ck. Morning tea on Point Hill, 11E fire trail, exit fire trail for off-track section to great lookout, and return to cars. Full day walk. Quick pace. Members only.
Michael
0411 234 217
Dist: D
Ter: 2,4
Mon 13 Club AGM - Catholic Club 7.30pm.
All welcome to attend our AGM.
Kevin
4628 6974
Social
Sun 19 Florabella Pass.
Popular walking route from Warrimoo to Blaxland in the lower Mountains.
Andy
0468 901 435
6-8pm (or text message)
Dist: B
Ter: 2,3
Fri 24 Spring Activities Program.
Deadline today if you wish to lead an activity. Please consider contributing. Contact Kevin.
Kevin
4628 6974
 
Sun 26 Bondi to Watsons Bay.
8km following the Coastal Walkway, mostly through parks. Steep sections & steps (mostly descending). A stop to photograph the best view of Sydney. Public transport.
Kerri
After 5:00pm on
4625 4537
Dist: B
Ter: 2

August 2020

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Sun 2 Brokers Nose.
An easy/medium walk on bush tracks along the Illawarra Escarpment up to a panoramic lookout. Then drive down to North Wollongong for fish and chips lunch.
Ros
9618 3964
Dist: B
Ter: 1,2
Mon 3 Club Meeting - Catholic Club 7.30pm.
All welcome to attend our monthly meeting.
Kevin
4628 6974
Social
Sun 9 Sally Wattle Waterhole and Lions Head Lookout - Wentworth Falls.
Two walks out on Kings Tableland. Andersons Trail and Sally Wattle Trail to waterhole and back (may include side trip to Notts Hill trig). Short drive to Lions Head trackhead and walk to lookout with stunning views of the Kedumba Valley. Steep bits, rough track.
Michael
0411 234 217
Dist: C
Ter: 3
Sun 16 Martins Lookout to Lost World - Springwood.
Rescheduled walk from last Spring. Stunning scenery but physically demanding walk which will suit fitter members. Many steps, two steep descents and ascents, and a stream crossing. Members only please.
Andy
0468 901 435
6-8pm (or text message)
Dist: B
Ter: 3,4
Sun 16 McMahons Point to Wollstonecroft.
A lovely walk through harbourside bushland with various short climbs along the way. Cafe stop at the Coal Loader. Some street walking. Public transport
Kerri
After 5:00pm on
4625 4537
Dist: B
Ter: 2
Sun 23 Charles Darwin Walk.
Approx 9km following picturesque Jamison Valley to top of Wentworth Falls. Rest and views of the waterfall and valley. Optional steep staircase to bottom of valley. Worth the effort.
Luis
0437 234 057
After 5pm or text.
Dist: B
Ter: 2/3
Sun 30 The Two Valley Trail.
13km through bushland, parkland and riverside. Bexley North to Campsie via Wolli and Cooks River Valleys and the junction at Tempe.
Lorraine
0458 313 410
Dist: C
Ter: 2

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
  Nothing in the pipeline at the moment.