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. Participation is at the discretion of the leader.
Please inform the activity leader if you:
- Have recently travelled overseas, interstate or to a 'hotspot'.
- Have a cough, fever, sore throat, shortness of breath or are ill or have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
- Have recently had contact with individuals who are ill or whom have tested positive for COVID - 19.
- Have visited a venue where cases have been reported.
- Any other recent illness, accident or medical procedure which might otherwise limit your participation in this activity.

Please note that wearing an appropriate face mask will be a requirement if public transport is required to complete the activity. Appropriate use of hand sanitiser is strongly encouraged. Additionally, please observe social distancing guidelines during the conduct of 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 - 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.

November 2020

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Sun 1 Jack Evans Track - Glenbrook.
Steep, rough track to Erskine Creek in Blue Mountains NP. Rock-hop up the creek. Go for a swim or just explore the area. Bring NPWS pass if you have one.
Michael
0411 234 217
(No Text)
Dist: B
Ter: 3,4
Mon 2 Club Meeting - Catholic Club 7.30pm.
All welcome to attend our monthly meeting.
Kevin
4628 6974
Social
Sun 8 Valley of Waters and Nature Trail.
Blue Mountains NP. Well defined track. Great views, spectacular waterfalls and a wonderful hidden grotto. Some steep sections on steps and ladders. Maximum group size 16.
No text. Call between 6.00pm and 9.00pm weekdays.
Phil
0452 274 564
(6-9pm weekdays)
Dist: B
Ter: 2,3
Sun 15 Captain Cook Bridge to Brighton le Sands.
After a few hills, across the bridge and then along Botany Bay foreshore. All on parks and paths. For morning tea, choose a café or picnic in the park. Go for a paddle or swim. Many exit points. Public transport.
Kerri
After 5:00pm on
4625 4537
Dist: B
Ter: 1
Sun 15 Magdala Creek Circuit - Springwood.
Lovely scenic walk through a valley in the lower Blue Mountains. Mild difficulty but plenty of time for breaks. Hope to see some wildflowers.
Andy
0468 901 435
After 6pm (or text)
Dist: B
Ter: 2,3
Sun 22 North Bondi to Watsons Bay.
Coastal walkway through Rodney, Dover Heights and Dudley Page Reserves. Around Diamond Bay and up to historic Macquarie Lighthouse, then down the coastline to The Gap and Watsons Bay. Spectacular ocean outlook and harbour views back to the city. Public transport. Mask up!
Carmel
0419 296 628
Dist: B
Ter: 2
Sun 29 Bundeena Exploratory Day.
Start with a ferry ride to Bundeena from Cronulla. Short walks from Bundeena at a leisurely pace and a sumptuous lunch. Public transport.
Andy
0468 901 435
6-8pm (or text message)
Dist: B
Ter: 1

December 2020

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Sun 6 Castle Hill to Carlingford.
7km from Eric Mobbs Reserve, walking some of the tracks of Excelsior Reserve and following beside creeks. Some steep sections, easy creek crossings and a stop at the waterfall. Some street walking. Public transport.
Kerri
After 5:00pm on
4625 4537
Dist: B
Ter: 2
Mon 7 Club Meeting - Catholic Club 7.30pm.
All welcome to attend our mothly meeting.
Kevin
4628 6974
Social
Sun 13 Let’s Explore Leura.
Short walk to Pool of Siloam, a stunning cascade, and a lookout over spectacular Gordon Falls. A few steps but distance short and relaxed pace. Plenty of time to visit Leura village and a tasty lunch. Yum!
Andy
0468 901 435
6-8pm (or text message)
Dist: A
Ter: 2,3
Sun 20 Christmas Break.
Have a good Christmas everyone.
   

January 2021

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Sun 3 Christmas/New Year Recovery Walk - Kentlyn.
Short (less than 5km) walk. Local history, lookouts, and the chance for a swim in the Georges River. All on tracks with a couple of steep bits. Extended morning tea break at sandy beach on Georges River.
Michael
0411 234 217
Dist: A
Ter: 2
Sun 10 Artarmon to The Spit.
From Artarmon Station through various parks and along the bush tracks of Flat Rock Gully. Some steep stairs included just for fun. A street walking section. Public Transport.
Kerri
After 5:00pm on
4625 4537
Dist: B
Ter: 2
Sun 17 Burgess Falls Circuit, Hazelbrook.
Delightful valley at Hazelbrook visiting 4 lovely cascades. Generally level and easy, but some steps. Plenty of time for lunch and catch up with Devils friends.
Andy
0468 901 435
6-8pm (or text message)
Dist: A
Ter: 2,3
Fri 22 Autumn Activities Program.
Deadline today if you wish to lead an activity. Please consider contributing. Contact Kevin.
Kevin
4628 6974
 
Sun 24 Vacant.
Anyone who can lead a walk this weekend please contact Kevin.
   
Sun 31 Deer Pools - RNP.
A small and picturesque set of falls that run into a pool with a sandy bank Great swimming spot. Fairly hard track. Proper hiking footwear essential.
Luis
0437 234 057
After 5pm or txt.
Dist: A
Ter: 3

February 2021

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 Narrabeen to Dee Why.
Approx. 6km on paths and across beaches with an easy uphill section around Long Reef Point with 360 degree spectacular views. Have a swim at the end if you wish. Public transport.
Kerri
After 5:00pm on
4625 4537
Dist: B
Ter: 1
Sun 14 Kiama Heights to Gerringong.
From Loves Bay on exposed coastline walk to Werri Beach and return. Ocean views, spectacular rock formations and rolling hills. Some steep slopes. 12km return.
Phil
0452 274 564
(6-9pm weekdays)
Dist: C
Ter: 2
Sun 21 Box Vale Track - Welby.
Popular walk on formation of historic coal mining railway line. Through cuttings, along embankments and through a tunnel 84 metres long to a lookout with stunning views over Nattai River Gorge. Bring torch.
Lorraine
0458 313 410
Dist: B
Ter: 2
Sun 28 Dharawal National Park.
Relaxing paced walk through an area in the southern area of our local park. Visit a lively local wetland area.
Andy
0468 901 435
6-8pm (or text message)
Dist: B
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.