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 some National Parks.

February 2024

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Sat 3 Manly to North Head Loop.
Medium grade 12km loop from Manly wharf visiting stunning coastal scenery as well as historic and significant military sights. Great city views from North Head. Visit Shelly Beach and Collins Beach. Lunch option at Bella Vista Cafe at North Fort. Limited number. Please note walk will depend on suitable weather conditions. Bring Opal Card.
Phil
0452 274 564
(6-8:30pm
weeknights, no text)
Dist: C
Ter: 2,3
Sun 4 Vacant. Anyone who can put an activity on this weekend please contact Andy. Dist:
Ter:
Mon 5 Club Meeting - Campbelltown Catholic Club
All welcome to attend our monthly meeting.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm or text)
Social
Sun 11 Mount Bushwalker, Eastern Budawangs.
Stunning level 7km plateau walk on an upgraded track near Milton. Panoramic view of major Budawangs peaks from the lookout at end of walk. One of the iconic walking locations in NSW. Suit all members but long (3 hour) drive to start of walk. Consider an overnight stay night before.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm or text)
Dist: B
Ter: 2
Sat 17 Secret Sydney Sunset Walk, Rose Bay to Darling Point.
Relaxed 7km twilight and city lights walk along a scenic section of Sydney Harbour. Some short sections of stairways. Number limited, Bring torch in case of dim lighting. Bring Opal Card.
Phil
0452 274 564
(6-8:30pm
weeknights, no text)
Dist: B
Ter: 2
Sun 18 Maroubra to Bondi.
Stunning clifftop walk with breathtaking views. We'll be walking along some of the most beautiful beaches, parks, historical sites, cliffs, bays and rock pools. Bring your Opal Card
Pat
0401 991 660
Dist: C
Ter: 2
Sun 25 Vacant. Anyone who can put an activity on this weekend please contact Andy. Dist:
Ter:

March 2024

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Sun 3 Carrington Falls.
Explore this scenic area in the Southern Highlands. A couple of easier walks to nice lookouts with great valley views. Relaxed pace. Lunch afterwards in nearby Robertson.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm or text)
Dist: B
Ter: 2
Mon 4 Club Meeting - Campbelltown Catholic Club, 7.30pm.
Monthly meeting, all welcome to attend.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm or text)
Social
Sun 10 Vacant. Anyone who can put an activity on this weekend please contact Andy.
Fri 15
to
Sun 17
Hill End Weekend Camp.
Club weekend at historic and scenic Hill End, a former gold mining town in the Central West. Weekend will include organised tours, short walks and lots of points of interest. Members only.
Ken
0436 476 020
Social
Sat 23 Lake Illawarra Bike Ride.
38km return bike ride around Lake Illawarra stopping for lunch at Shellharbour. Some hilly sections on ride but mainly gentle grades.
Phil
0452 274 564
(6-8:30pm
weeknights, no text)
Dist: E
Ter: 2
Fri 29
to
Mon 1/4
Vacant. Anyone who can put an activity on this weekend please contact Andy (note: this is Easter).

April 2024

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Tue 2 Heritage Walking Tour, Rookwood Cemetery.
Fascinating escorted historic walking tour of Rookwood Cemetery with an expert guide. About 3 1/2 duration filled with great insights and remarkable stories. Opal Card essential.
Carina
0430 808 200
Dist: A
Ter: 1
Sat 6 Mount York, Convict Roads.
Commencing near Mount York, descend on highly historic convict-built roads and discover the fascinating history behind their construction which allowed development west of the Blue Mountains. Well-formed trails but some steep grades. Possible car shuttle. Will suit fitter, active walkers.
Phil
0452 274 564
(6-8:30pm
weeknights, no text)
Dist: C
Ter: 3,4
Sun 7 Thirlmere Lakes Circuit.
A circuit of all 5 lakes with a couple of interesting deviations (moderately undulating).
Jenny
0447 185 128
Dist: B
Ter: 2
Sat 13 Neutral Bay Junction.
Easy (some hilly sections) 5km wander through picturesque Neutral Bay. Parks and scenic streets and featuring great views towards Middle Harbour. Afterwards check out the local shops then return to the city for lunch. Relaxed pace. Public transport, bring Opal card.
Kerri
0432 609 488
(6-8pm)
Dist: A
Ter: 2
Sun 21 Vacant. Anyone who can put an activity on this weekend please contact Andy. Dist:
Ter:
Fri 26 Winter 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 28 The Rocks Historical Walk.
Approx 4km historical building walk starting from customs house at the Quay through the Rocks down to Miller’s point and finishing back at the Quay. Maybe a wine or beer at a local historical pub. Lots of history to be seen. Bring Opal Card.
Lyn
0413 587 794
Dist: A
Ter: 2

May 2024

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Sat 4 Narrabeen Lagoon Circuit.
Easy 8km circuit of Narrabeen Lagoon. Relaxed pace. We hope to hand feed the friendly ducks with some tasty cracked corn (no bread). Taps and toilets along the route and Cafe at the end. Public transport, bring Opal Card.
Kerri
0432 609 488
(6-8pm)
Dist: B
Ter: 1
Mon 6 Club Meeting - Campbelltown Catholic Club
All welcome to attend our monthly meeting.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm or text)
Social
Sun 12 Explore Bundanoon.
Visit the idyllic Southern Highlands town of Bundanoon and explore the lovely bush and escarpment lookouts there on some easy to medium tracks. Relaxed lunch on the pretty village.
Andy
0468 901 435
(6-8pm or text)
Dist: B
Ter: 2,3
Sun 19 Cape Baily Lighthouse, Botany Bay National Park.
Return walk from visitor centre to Cape Baily via Cape Solander. Spectacular cliff top views. If we are fortunate we may spot a whale. Park use fee applies (or NSW Park Pass).
Roz
0405 017 979
Dist: B
Ter: 2
Fri 24
to
Sun 26
Upper Blue Mountains, Zig Zag Railway.
Weekend camp with adventures in the Upper Blue Mountains. Walks in the Blackheath area, the Zig Zag Railway trip will be on Saturday 25th. Members only.
Ken
0436 476 020
Walks and Social.

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 Description Contact Details Grading
Nothing in the pipeline at the moment. Dist:
Ter: